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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

90,000 sex offenders


They've been booted off MySpace.

That's an astonishing number.

They're out there, folks. The fight to protect the innocent from falling victim to these perverts never ends.



Like Ohio, like Wisconsin


Take this story and wherever it says Ohio, replace it with Wisconsin. Wherever it says Governor Strickland, replace with Governor Doyle.

The Ohio governor's approach to the state budget sounds eerily like a document Jim Doyle might propose. Ohio's Strickland wnats to incease 120 state fees. God, I hope Doyle isn't paying attention.

Greenfield's on a roll


Tonight, the Greenfield Common Council voted 5-0 to approve a ban on sick leave mandates. Last week, the greenfield Common Council voted to reconsider its rejection of a Franklin-like ordinance restricting where sex offenders can live, and passed that ordinance unanimously.

Both common sesne ordinances were proposed by Greenfield alderman Linda Lubotsky. Lubotsky is not a candidate for mayor this April. Someday, she just might be.

Good news, unless you're a liberal


The liberal NY Times is crying the blues that the rough economy has not resulted in an explosion of welfare. The paper went out of its way to find quotes from folks who are alarmed.

Fewer people on the welfare rolls means more people who are self-sufficient. Reduced dependency on the government is a good thing. Take a look at what’s happening in Wisconsin. Food stamp aid is increasing while the number of welfare recipients is declining.

 

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