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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.

Thou shalt do what's right, after you are paid

Here’s a disturbing trend. It seems that in order for some folks to do what's appropriate that normally would be done subconsciously and matter-of-factly, there needs to be an incentive.

Almost two years ago, I blogged:

“It has come to this.

In order to entice citizens to do their duty, to do what’s morally right or appropriate, they need to be paid off.”

In an ideal world, all girls would know the perils of getting pregnant too young or out of wedlock. In today’s world, they need to have their palms greased.

A program in North Carolina pays girls not to get pregnant.

Sound commendable? Sounds sad to me. Is this what it takes?

Here’s more on
the program.

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