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Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson
128 minutes | Dec 2, 2022
December 2, 2022
0:00 - Kanye West praises Hitler in interview with Alex Jones 12:56 - Yoel Roth, former head of Trust & Safety at Twitter, on decision to suppress Hunter Biden story before 2020 election 32:17 - Illinois lawmakers discuss legislation that could allow prisoners to vote 01:04:06 - - Salena Zito is a National political reporter and author of The Great Revolt: Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics – check out her latest at SalenaZito.com. She joined Dan and Amy to talk about the US Senate runoff in Georgia. 01:15:38 - John Hinderaker is President of Center of the American Experiment and contributor to Powerline. He joined Dan and Amy to talk about the Senate vote on the deal to avoid a railroad strike. 01:29:51 - James L. Perry is Senior Vice President & Partner at Arbor Research. He joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the November jobs numbers and Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried’s media tour. 01:46:25 - OPEN MIC FRIDAY!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
134 minutes | Dec 1, 2022
December 1, 2022
0:00 - THE GREAT DISINTEGRATION: Chicago 12:21 - Project Veritas investigates HHS’ placement of unaccompanied minors 25:42 - Why DP is single 28:33 - Chinese dissident Xi Van Fleet: it is communism killing Chinese people 51:04 - Charlemagne the god on trans-minor zeitgeist 01:08:05 - Scott Shellady, Markets Specialist for Market Day Report! and The Cow Guy Close, wonders if you’ll really notice a 1.4% inflation decrease when your grocery bill is double what it used to be. You can check out Scott “The Cow Guy” Shellady - Market Day Report! – 10:30am CST to 1pm CST- and The Cow Guy Close – 1pm CST to 1:30pm CST – both at RFD-TV 01:22:28 - CAMPUS BEAT: UC-San Diego: everyone gets an A 01:41:52 - Senior editor at the Federalist, David Harsanyi: ‘National Conservatism’ Is A Dead End. Be sure to check out David’s most recent book Eurotrash: Why America Must Reject the Failed Ideas of a Dying Continent 01:57:44 - Justin Hart, chief data analyst and founder of RationalGround.com, discusses his book Gone Viral: How Covid Drove the World Insane. You can also read Justin’s latest at covidreason.substack.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
133 minutes | Nov 30, 2022
November 30, 2022
0:00 - THE PURGE/THE REVOLT: Twitter 30:59 - Introducing the Dan Proft Prevention Act (DPPA) 52:17 - THE PURGE/THE REVOLT: 303 Creative 01:10:17 - Gordon Chang, author of The Coming Collapse of China and The Great U.S.-China Tech War, predicts the people of China will win their battle against Xi Jinping and the eventual fall of the CCP. Gordon is a must follow on twitter @GordonGChang 01:24:50 - Noted economist Stephen Moore on what to expect from Fed Chair Jerome Powell later today. Don’t forget to check out Steve’s most recent book Govzilla: How the Relentless Growth of Government Is Devouring Our Economy—And Our Freedom 01:36:11 - Remembering Franca Panettone 01:55:35 - Competitive Enterprise Institute Senior Fellow and Director of Public Health and American Well-Being Initiative at Paragon Health Institute, Dr. Joel Zinberg: Biden wastes billions on COVID boosters no one wants See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
129 minutes | Nov 29, 2022
November 29, 2022
0:00 - Dan & Amy have a few tips to help you watch US v Iran in the World Cup 12:36 - Dan & Amy return to LA County and Nicholas Gutierrez’ “accident” 26:49 - AZ election: Mohave Co Board of Supervisors Ron Gould certifies under duress 47:00 - We need more people like Jimmy Lai 01:05:02 - Todd Chatman, spokesperson for Food for the Poor, explains how far a small donation can go to feeding a child or family in need. For more on Food for the Poor visit FoodForThePoor.org. To donate today for Giving Tuesday with a 3x match to your donation. Click the Link at 560theAnswer.com Call toll free 844.862.4673 Text “WIND” to 41444 01:18:33 - President at Wirepoints, Ted Daborwski, says goodbye to Ald Ed Burke. Check out Ted’s latest wirepoints.org 01:35:53 - Former Chief Asst. U.S. Attorney & Contributing Editor at National Review, Andrew McCarthy: Time to Get Serious about Preserving and Protecting America. Be sure to check out Andy’s most recent book Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency 01:51:43 - Todd Chatman, spokesperson for Food for the Poor, returns to remind you all donations made on Giving Tuesday will be matched 3x. To donate today for Giving Tuesday with a 3x match to your donation. Click the Link at 560theAnswer.com Call toll free 844.862.4673 Text “WIND” to 41444. For more on Food for the Poor visit FoodForThePoor.org See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
135 minutes | Nov 28, 2022
November 28, 2022
0:00 - How was your Thanksgiving? 10:24 - Trump’s Look Who’s Coming to Dinner 26:06 - Chicago mayor’s race – filing deadline today 43:43 - Jim Iuorio, analyst for FOX Business, helps explain rising interest rates and purchasing power. Get more Jim Iuorio @jimiuorio 01:01:11 - Teacher & historian Frank McCormick offers a warning on “SEL sessions” happening at a school near you! For more from Frank find his blog at ChalkboardHeresy.com 01:21:08 - CAMPUS BEAT: Univ of FL scholarship revocation 01:38:36 - CAMPUS BEAT, 2nd period: Deprogrammed from AWLF U 01:58:05 - Kevin R. Brock, former assistant director of intelligence for the FBI and former principal deputy director of the National Counterterrorism Center, weighs in on recent comments by former FBI agent Frank Figliuzzi blaming Tucker Carlson for the Colorado nightclub shooting See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
141 minutes | Nov 23, 2022
November 23, 2022
0:00 - From the Pilgrims to hotline for plant eaters who can’t cope 8:29 - Club Q shooter 31:37 - Dan gets John Kass’ take on Chicago’s Mayor race 53:53 - Melanie Kirkpatrick, former Wall Street Journal Opinion Editor, Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute and author of THANKSGIVING: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience, shares why we should be Giving Thanks for Sarah Josepha Hale. For more on Sarah Josepha Hale check out Melanie’s most recent book Lady Editor: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Making of the Modern American Woman 01:06:18 - Dan & John share a farewell to Fauci with help from Ice Cube 01:26:59 - Noted economists Stephen Moore explains how his family is combating inflation at this year’s Thanksgiving dinner. For some light holiday reading check out Steve’s newest book Govzilla: How the Relentless Growth of Government Is Devouring Our Economy—And Our Freedom 01:41:45 - Dan & John determine once and for all which is the greatest nation on earth… Mexico or Portugal 01:57:39 - OPEN MIC FRIDAY!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
130 minutes | Nov 22, 2022
November 22, 2022
0:00 - CBS BREAKING NEWS: Hunter Biden’s laptop is real 10:47 - Sports & Politics: World Cup (MLB All-Star game in GA; boys in the girls bathroom in NC) 28:29 - Dan & Amy take a look at Maricopa Co, AZ where they are still counting votes 51:52 - THE PURGE/THE REVOLT: It starts in the schools 01:08:03 - John Paul Wright, professor at the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati, discusses his report Bail Reform in Chicago: Un-Solving Problems in Public Safety and Court Financing. You can read professor Wright’s report at manhattan-institute.org 01:25:13 - Ted Dabrowski, president at Wirepoints, raises questions about the $3 Million For Illinois State Board Of Education announced by Senators Durbin and Duckworth., Check out Ted’s latest at wirepoints.org 01:38:56 - Founder and President of the Brownstone Institute, Jeffrey Tucker, warns They Will Lock You Down Again For more from Mr. Tucker check out his book Liberty or Lockdown 01:51:29 - Editor-in-Chief at OUT Spoken, contributing editor at Spectator World, Chadwick Moore, discusses the mass shooting in Colorado and shares BREAKING: soccer is gay Chadwick has a new book out! So You’ve Been Sent to Diversity Training: Smiling Through the DEI Apocalypse See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
123 minutes | Nov 21, 2022
November 21, 2022
0:00 - Dan & Amy take reaction to the Colorado nightclub shooting 14:34 - Elon Musk allows Pres Trump back on Twitter and people’s heads explode! 24:50 - Dan & Amy look into the Special Counsel on Trump and what it means for 2024 44:08 - Villa Park SD on trans 58:38 - Vice President of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at The Heritage Foundation, Lt Col James Carafano, reviews Biden’s performance at the G20 summit. Be sure to check out Lt Col Carafano’s most recent book Brutal War: Jungle Fighting in Papua New Guinea, 1942 01:12:51 - Christopher Whalen, investment banker and chairman of Whalen Global Advisors LLC and editor for The Institutional Risk Analyst, weighs in on SBF/FTX and the future of crypto. Be sure to check out Chris’ book Ford Men: From Inspiration to Enterprise 01:29:45 - Thomas Baker, retired FBI special agent and legal attaché, shares his new book The Fall of the FBI: How a Once Great Agency Became a Threat to Democracy - available 12/6 01:44:43 - Gordon Sondland, served as the 20th United States Ambassador to the European Union and became well known during Trump’s first impeachment, discusses his new book THE ENVOY: Mastering the Art of Diplomacy with Trump and the World See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
127 minutes | Nov 18, 2022
November 18, 2022
0:00 - Dan & Amy react to former IL Governor Pat Quinn’s “BIG” announcement \ 11:45 - The Michelle Obama Hair controversy that wasn’t 28:20 - (House Oversight Comm) Rep. Jim Comer (R-KY) announces investigation into Biden, Inc., and his son, the Promethean blow artist Hunter (50 countries in which Biden, Inc., sought businesses) 47:49 - President, American Islamic Forum for Democracy (www.AIFDemocracy.org), Co-Founder, Muslim Reform Movement (www.muslimreformmovement.org), Former US NAVY Lieutenant-Commander & Author of “A Battle for the Soul of Islam”, Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, offers something to think about “next time you are waiting a while for your doctor as the system pays them less to see more patients” For more from Dr. Jasser @DrZuhdiJasser 59:46 - Host of FOX News’ Special Report, Bret Baier, takes a look at the republican lead house, minority senate and the 2024 presidential election. Bret is also the #1 Best Selling author of To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876 01:13:13 - Kalev Leetaru, contributor to RealClearPolitics, on the future of an Elon Musk run Twitter and how many tweets till time runs out 01:28:35 - Jim Nelles, supply chain consultant based in Chicago and a regular contributor to the National Pulse, with the latest on SBF/FTX and a realistic look at Illinois’ economy 01:45:57 - OPEN MIC FRIDAY!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
116 minutes | Nov 17, 2022
November 17, 2022
0:00 - Dan & Amy take a skeptical look at the car that drove into a group of Los Angeles-area law enforcement recruits 11:34 - Co-founder of 120 Life, Ira Antelis, shares some tips to keep your blood pressure down during the holidays. For more on 120 Life, “Where people who want to do something about their blood pressure come to do it”, visit 120life.com 20:08 - Lori Lightfoot Delivers? 46:57 - Doug Collins, former U.S. representative from Georgia’s 9th Congressional District and ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, author of The Clock and the Calendar: A Front-Row Look at the Democrats’ Obsession with Donald Trump, describes what Herschel Walker must do to win December’s runoff in Georgia. For more from Doug give The Doug Collins Podcast a listen on the Salem Podcast Network and dougcollinspodcast.com 01:04:39 - American economist, author, professor, and co-director of the Program on the American Economy and Globalization at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Donald J Boudreaux, is “all in favor of formal hearings that aim to expose the truth about the COVID-era actions of government officials” For more from Don check out his blog at cafehyek.com 01:20:04 - Lavender Bunde: Respect for Marriage Act 01:38:17 - CAMPUS BEAT: Old teaching the young 01:51:10 - Executive Editor of the New Criterion, James Panero, warns ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ Is Just the Beginning For more from James @JamesPanero See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
126 minutes | Nov 16, 2022
November 16, 2022
0:00 - Trump POTUS III announcement…National Greatness Agenda…quest to save our country 31:57 - Dan & Amy deliberate Christopher Wray’s testimony 47:29 - Vote counting in DuPage 01:04:51 - William Inboden, executive director of the Center for National Security and Associate Professor of Public Policy and History at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, discusses his new book The Peacemaker: Ronald Reagan, the Cold War, and the World on the Brink 01:18:17 - Noted economist Stephen Moore: Can Trump undo the damage that has been done? Check out Steve’s most recent, and timely, book Govzilla: How the Relentless Growth of Government Is Devouring Our Economy—And Our Freedom 01:31:29 - Associate Professor of Political Science at Kentucky State University and author of Hate Crime Hoax: How the Left is Selling a Fake Race War, Wilfred C Reilly, debunks the The myth of the ‘red-state murder problem’ For more from Professor Reilly @wil_da_beast630 01:48:52 - Sports & Politics: NIL proves once again that nothing sells like sex See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
133 minutes | Nov 15, 2022
November 15, 2022
0:00 - Better late than never in Arizona 10:40 - Which path will Trump choose? 30:12 - Lavender Bunde: Chloe Cole, detransitioner 50:53 - Co-Founder Speak Georgia, panelist on FOX 5 Atlanta’s Georgia Gang and former Deputy State Director for the Georgia Republican Party, Janelle King, gives a view from the ground as Georgia gears up for it’s senate runoff. For more from Janelle @IAM_JanelleK 01:04:04 - Dan & Amy preview this evening’s Trump announcement 01:25:53 - President at Wirepoints, Ted Dabrowski, looks at Illinois moving forward after the midterms. Check out Ted’s latest wirepoints.org 01:42:44 - Dave Seminara, former diplomat and author: Our leaders will learn nothing from these elections. For more from Dave check out his most recent books Footsteps of Federer and Mad Travelers: A Tale of Wanderlust, Greed and the Quest to Reach the Ends of the Earth 01:58:09 - Emmet Penney, editor of Grid Brief, a newsletter on fossil fuels, renewables, nuclear and the grid. Contributing editor at Compact Magazine and host of the Nuclear Barbarians podcast, explains how The West is on the road to energy ruin. For more from Emmet @nukebarbarian See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
134 minutes | Nov 14, 2022
November 14, 2022
0:00 - Midterms: Arizona’s Ruby Red Districts 14:30 - Masking in schools worked? 31:19 - Hawley: GOP is dead 49:11 - What’s an Illinois Republican to do? 01:06:31 - Vice President of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at The Heritage Foundation, Lt Col James Carafano, on the midterm results “it’s not enough to say you have the right policies, you have to give people trust and faith in your leadership” For more from Jim, check out his most recent book Brutal War: Jungle Fighting in Papua New Guinea, 1942 01:21:18 - Founding Member of the Capitalist Pig hedge fund and Fox News Contributor, Jonathan Hoenig, helps explain the FTX collapse and the “crypto-contagion” For more from Jonathan @JonathanHoenig 01:36:38 - Gina Swoboda, former official with the Arizona secretary of state’s office, takes a look at all that has gone wrong with the Arizona election 01:54:39 - Dan offers his review of Dave Chappelle’s SNL monologue See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
133 minutes | Nov 11, 2022
November 11, 2022
0:00 - VA Lt. Gov Winsome Sears: Trump has become a liability 31:11 - Top Illinois Republican blames Trump for party’s losses 53:51 - Scott Shellady is Markets Specialist for Market Day Report! – 10:30am CST to 1pm CST- and The Cow Guy Close – 1pm CST to 1:30pm CST – both at RFD-TV. He joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the problems at FTX. 01:09:58 - Bret Baier is the Host of FOX News’ Special Report and #1 Best Selling author of To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876. He joined Dan and Amy with reaction to this week’s midterm elections and the new fight brewing between former President Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. 01:22:40 - Project Veritas: Connecticut School Director Placed "On Leave" After Detailing Sexual Fantasies with Minor Students 01:39:16 - Retired US Army Major General Paul E Vallely is a senior military analyst for Fox News. He served in the Vietnam War and retired in 1993 as deputy commanding general, Pacific Command. He joined Dan and Amy to talk about his new book: America’s End Game For the 21st Century: A Blueprint for Saving Our Country 01:51:17 - OPEN MIC FRIDAY!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
140 minutes | Nov 10, 2022
November 10, 2022
0:00 - Biden presser: nothing will change 11:47 - Trump v DeSantis 33:31 - Dan & Amy head to Maricopa Co, AZ to check on the tight gov and senate races 46:57 - Flashback to 6/24/22 - will Dan pay up? 01:04:59 - Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute, Nicholas Eberstadt, notes “flight from work” in modern America is afoot. For more from Mr. Eberstadt check out his most recent book Men Without Work: Post-Pandemic Edition 01:22:30 - Midwest correspondent with The Wall Street Journal in the Chicago bureau, Ben Kesling, discusses the state of the VA and his new book Bravo Company: An Afghanistan Deployment and Its Aftermath. For more from Ben @bkesling 01:39:41 - A New Republican Mindset 01:58:51 - New York Post Columnist and Fox News Contributor, Michael Goodwin, explains a lack of red wave does not mean the end of a Hunter Biden investigation. Check out Mike’s latest at NY Post here See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
142 minutes | Nov 9, 2022
November 9, 2022
0:00 - Dan & Amy pour over the midterm results and check in on races not yet declared 32:34 - Should Trump rethink running? 01:13:14 - Scott McKay, publisher at the Hayride and contributor to the American Spectator: Maybe America Hasn’t Suffered Enough. Check out Scott’s book The Revivalist Manifesto 01:28:27 - Noted economist Stephen Moore weighs in on the midterm results and the economic future of Illinois. Great time to get Steve’s most recent book Govzilla: How the Relentless Growth of Government Is Devouring Our Economy—And Our Freedom 01:43:24 - Dan & Amy take a look at the low voter turnout in Illinois 02:05:55 - Mayor of Orland Park and Republican congressional candidate for IL-6, Keith Pekau, breaks down what happened with his campaign and shares that he has no regrets See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
138 minutes | Nov 8, 2022
November 8, 2022
0:00 - Election Day! 12:54 - Free & Fair Elections? 31:14 - Don’t believe the headlines 52:43 - Jim Iuorio, analyst for FOX Business: building businesses, having corporate greed and trying to make money is a beautiful, gorgeous thing. For more from Jim @jimiuorio 01:05:20 - Republican candidate for Illinois governor, Darren Bailey, shares his confidence as he foresees a victorious day for his campaign and Illinois. For more on Darren’s campaign and candidacy visit baileyforillinois.com 01:21:30 - President at Wirepoints, Ted Dabrowski: The corporate elite have endorsed what’s happened in Illinois because they don’t speak up. Check out Ted’s latest at wirepoints.org 01:37:42 - Tell us about your voting experience See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
136 minutes | Nov 7, 2022
November 7, 2022
0:00 - Dan & Amy review Saturday evening’s Freedom Summit 14:17 - Dan & Amy investigate NBC pulling report on Paul Pelosi attack 29:20 - Dan & Amy look into Pritzker’s K12 vax emails 48:05 - The Great Disintegration: Chicago 01:06:09 - social media and political polarization 01:26:50 - Stephanie Trussell, candidate for Lt Governor: we need get rid of the bad leaders and keep the good people who live here to make Illinois great again 01:39:46 - Aaron Kheriaty MD, psychiatrist, and the director of the program in Bioethics and American Democracy at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, DC, and the director of the Health and Human Flourishing program at the Zephyr Institute in Palo Alto, California, shares his new book The New Abnormal: The Rise of the Biomedical Security State 01:54:24 - Dan & Amy prepare for tomorrow’s midterms See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
126 minutes | Nov 4, 2022
November 4, 2022
0:00 - Why I voted GOP for the first time 15:51 - PBR Presents: Pritzker’s Last Dance 32:39 - “Historian” Michael Beschloss: brutal authoritarian system could be a week away 50:17 - Jack Vrett, candidate for State Rep. in IL District 53, wants to bring common sense and voice of reason to Illinois. For more on Jack’s campaign and candidacy jackvrett.com 01:02:47 - Carmel Richardson, contributing editor at The American Conservative, on why Boys Just Wanna Be Girls 01:18:39 - Senior Vice President & Partner at Arbor Research, James Perry, with a look at the October jobs numbers 01:31:51 - US Senator from Arkansas, Tom Cotton, shares his new book Only the Strong: Reversing the Left’s Plot to Sabotage American Power 01:43:32 - OPEN MIC FRIDAY!!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
122 minutes | Nov 3, 2022
November 3, 2022
0:00 - Dan & Amy react to Biden’s threat to democracy speech and claiming Paul Pelosi attack is an extension of Jan 6 12:45 - Dan & Amy take listener’s thoughts on COVID Amnesty 28:50 - Don’t overlook your local races 48:58 - Bob Fioretti, Republican candidate for Cook County Board President, shares how he is reaching out to black and latino voters. For more on Bob’s campaign and candidacy fiorettiforcook.com 01:04:53 - Darren Bailey, Republican candidate for Illinois governor: The SAFE T ACT needs to be repealed in its entirety. For more on Darren’s campaign and candidacy baileyforillinois.com 01:21:54 - Scott Gryder, Republican congressional candidate for IL-14, believes Underwood calling him an “extremist” means he’s doing something right. For more on Scott’s campaign and candidacy scottgryder.com 01:32:51 - Regan Deering, Republican congressional candidate for IL-13, believes she is a true representative of, and is ready to advocate for, the values of central and southern Illinois. For more on Regan’s campaign and candidacy regan4congress.com 01:45:55 - Jennifer-Ruth Green, Republican congressional candidate for IN-01, shares why she is primed to upset the incumbent in her district For more on Jennifer-Ruth’s campaign and candidacy jennifer-ruthgreen.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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