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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.

Week-ends (02/25/12)

 

A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In...


HEROES OF THE WEEK


Tim Tebow


Ryan Potocnik


Congressman Jeff Miller


Austin Smith


Shamel Lawrence


Wendell Tuttle III



VILLAINS OF THE WEEK


Peter Kantorowski


Unions


The DPW in DC



QUOTES OF THE WEEK
 


We were able to get through this because I am innocent and the truth is on our side.”
Ryan Braun


“I flung the middle finger. That was for the suits at the Brit Awards, not my fans. I'm sorry if I offended anyone but the suits offended me.
Adele,
on her lewd gesture during the Brit Awards Tuesday night; the singer's acceptance speech for winning best album was cut short due to the show running over time.


"Rick Santorum was a sitting senator who, in re-election, lost by 19 points. Then he goes out and says, 'Oh, OK, I just lost by the biggest margin in history, now I'm going to run for president.' Tell me, how does that work?"
Donald Trump, a Mitt Romney supporter


“I think there’s a possibility of something happening nobody’s talking about — and that’s the reemergence of Newt. Keep a sharp eye. Anything’s still possible.”
Rush Limbaugh


“But I just want to point out you did not once in the 2008 campaign, not once did anybody in the elite media ask why Barack Obama voted in favor of legalizing infanticide. So let’s be clear here, if we’re going to have a debate about who the extremist is on these issues it is President Obama, who as a State Senator voted to protect doctors who killed babies who survived the abortion.”
Newt Gingrich


“If they (federal government), can give me my son back, I’ll pay my taxes, but that’s not going to happen.”
Cindy Sheehan


“They will attack any conservative who boldly proclaims their faith and talks about there is good in the world and there’s evil in the world and that’s what Rick Santorum was talking about. And this was a speech that he gave back in 2008 where he named evil as Satan. And for these lame-stream media characters to get all wee-weed up about that, first you have to ask yourself, ‘Have they ever attended a Sunday school class even? Have they never heard of this terminology before’?”
Sarah Palin


“Half of all children born to women under 30 in America now are illegitimate. Three in 10 white children are born out of wedlock, as are 53 percent of Hispanic babies and 73 percent of black babies.”
Pat Buchanan


“How can one be for racial diversity considerations in the police or fire department, but not in the NBA or NFL?”
Cal Thomas


“Look, it is relatively simple. Graduate from high school, get a job, keep it, get married, and stay married. You won’t live a life of poverty and degradation.”
Bill Quick



OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK


Abortion investigation at British clinics ... and a follow-up.



MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK


Gas prices are high. Could Obama be to blame?



MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK


The Oscars



STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK


"America's diner is always open."


That's it for Week-ends. Thanks for stopping by.

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