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.
THERE ARE THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF
FOOD BLOGS, BUT ONLY ONE CULINARY NO-
This week, we visit
Wouldn’t you know it? Someone has to come along and ruin the party. In this case, not surprisingly, it’s public school officials.
Citing budget cuts, the fuddy-duddy killjoys that run the
Since the school district wasn't about to budge, the boys needed, like a Cinderella team in the NCAA tournament, a last second hero. They got one from a least likely source.
The aptly named Jet Strip club in
When Jet Strip learned of the boys’ fate, General Manager James Wallace responded with a donation of $1,200. Reportedly broke, the Lennox Little League accepted. For Jet Strip, this wasn’t a first. The strip club has donated in the past to charities. Some recipients have gladly said yes while others have replied, no thanks.
It appeared this story had ‘happy ending’ stamped all over it. But then again, remember what we're talking about here, folks. If you need a picture, here's one from the New York Daily News:
As the newspaper put it, “What looked like a financial home run for a cash-strapped little league just dinged foul off the stripper pole.”
After some thought about what previously wasn’t considered ill-gotten gain, the Lennox Little League decided not to accept the $1,200 donation once it discovered the gesture of good will came from, GASP, a business that features strippers.
"It was a shocker to us," Lennox Little League head Roberto Aguirre said. Aguirre acknowledged, “We do need the money.”
But, “we will go some other avenue."
Not surprisingly in this part of
OK, Kev. That’s an interesting story. So where, pray tell, is the Culinary no-no?
Let’s go back to the evil
Turns out these items sold at concessions are big bread and butter for the Lennox Little League. Prohibiting their sales pulls the rug out from the League’s very existence.
You can probably guess why the big, bad nasties in the
You got it.
For that we can thank The First Hypocrite….
Here in God’s country (that would be
As for the Lennox Little League, in my view, they should have taken the money.
CULINARY NO-NO BONUS
As Don McClean opened his classic "American Pie," “A long, long time ago" I recall reading that when it comes to multiple choice or true or false quizzes, beware of questions that used the words "all" or "none" or "every."
So I bring you this.