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, but first, a must see video.
President and founder of the election integrity group True the Vote Catherine Engelbrecht testified in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs this week about the IRS targeting of her group and her personal business.
“This is yet another example of the damage Obamacare has continued to inflict since its implementation. Healthcare premiums have increased for millions. Couple this with high unemployment and it doesn’t look good for those already struggling in this bad economy.”
Reading is hard. Calling people racists on Twitter is easy
"It’s pretty simple: If you show the slightest bit of skepticism about government programs that take the earnings of one person and use them to pay for the existence of another, you’re racist. If you think that increasing subsidization is bad for the American individual and the family, you’re racist."
Why Obamacare is a Plague on America in 13 Quotes
“(Congressional Budget Office Director) Elmendorf’s answer was simple, short, and devastating. ‘(Obamacare) is the central factor in slowing economic growth,’ he said.”
The middle class is steadily eroding. Just ask businesses
"The effects of this phenomenon are now rippling through one sector after another in the American economy, from retailers and restaurants to hotels, casinos and even appliance makers."
The next State of the Union message should honor the fallen heroes as well as the living
"Why do we live in an America where we refuse to acknowledge the losses we have suffered, the men and women who have given their lives, and the blood and treasure that has been sacrificed to water the tree of liberty?
"I sat on eggshells during the president’s speech, waiting, anticipating for Chris to have his moment. For the commander-in-chief of our nation’s armed forces to acknowledge his sacrifice, his life. I waited in vain."
"Properties were seized and a neighborhood razed in the name of ‘economic development’ that never came."
Identity theft occurs every 2 seconds
"Even scarier, criminals are becoming more adept at using the information they obtain from data breaches to take over consumers' financial accounts entirely."
True cost of transporting a $25 checked bag? About $2
"That means the airline is charging you more than 12 times its cost when it makes you pay a $25 baggage fee."
The left is cool with you doing whatever, as long as they approve
"...one of the unbathed, shabby and bulbous young ladies made her way over to me and told me, not asked me, to extinguish my exquisite cigar because it 'offends' her; to which I said, 'Not a chance, sister'.”