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.
Here are interesting articles from the past week that are worth a read (even if, on occasion, I do not agree with the author).
Today I stopped caring...
Today, I stopped caring about my fellow man. I stopped caring about my community, my neighbors, and those I serve. I stopped caring today because a once noble profession has become despised, hated, distrusted, and mostly unwanted.
How do we protect Obama today?
Cheerleading isn’t what the press is supposed to do. And they know it because they never cheerlead when Republicans are in power. Many in the media, however, no longer care about accountability, intellectual honesty or the truth — and without a free press animated by those things, a great republic cannot stand for long.
Your screwed up life is your own responsibility
It’s truly bizarre how often in Obama’s America that we are being presented with “victims” we’re supposed to feel sorry for without anyone even seeming to notice that they created their own dilemma with their bad behavior.
Just to name one of many examples...
Janie's got a gun
Ms. Calton had been reflecting on the significance of firearms, especially among the unassuming women who have decided to always carry one. She wanted to know what, in the collective feminine experience, drives women to acquire an instrument that can kill, and how they interact with it in their daily routines.
Honolulu after Pearl Harbor: A report published for the first time, 71 years later
On Dec. 7, 1941, when Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor, I was working as a reporter for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. After a week of war, I wrote a story directed at Hawaii’s women; I thought it would be useful for them to know what I had seen. It might help prepare them for what lay ahead. But my editors thought the graphic content would be too upsetting for readers and decided not to run my article. It appears here for the first time.
John Lennon's last day
Now to mark the 30th anniversary of his death, a remarkable new film reveals what happened in his final hours, including interviews with the medical staff who tried desperately to save his life after he was shot by crazed fan Mark Chapman.
Will your girlfriend dump you because of your gift?
The nationwide survey also found that most Americans have gotten the cold shoulder, silent treatment, or worse from their significant others as a result of giving an unwanted holiday gift...
Who would have guessed Santa Claus was a Republican?
He may not be a Gadsden-flag-waving member of the tea party, but he definitely belongs to the NRA and votes a solidly Republican ticket. (He might have voted for JFK once, but that was primarily because of Kennedy’s tax policy.) Here’s the reasoning...