Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson

Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson

Chicago's Morning Answer is the only morning radio program in Chicago that covers all of the stories that matter, from Washington to Springfield, from politics to culture. Hosted by Dan Proft, one the sharpest political minds in Illinois, and Amy Jacobson, an award-winning journalist, Chicago's Morning Answer brings you what you need to know ever morning from 5-9am on AM 560 The Answer.

100 Episodes

  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 30, 2021


    0:00 - Dan & Amy review yesterday’s Biden Omicron press conference 12:45 - Dan & Amy find CRT taught in schools and questionable COVID regulations as they take a look at local school boards 28:06 - Dan & Amy revisit the Salvation Army’s desire to discuss racism 49:34 - Dan & Amy test out the recently revealed “trigger warning device” 01:01:02 - Food for the Poor’s Todd Chatman joins Dan & Amy for Giving Tuesday. Click Here to donate to Food for the Poor 01:15:34 - President of Wirepoints, Ted Dabrowski, on funny money and beautiful lies. Check out Ted’s latest 01:30:04 - President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, John Lott, sees an alarming gap growing in the gun control debate. Check out John’s most recent book Gun Control Myths: How politicians, the media, and botched "studies" have twisted the facts on gun control 01:44:59 - Pediatrician, Epidemiologist, CEO of Connections for Health, and Former President and Vice Dean at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Jonathan Ellen, calls out the public health officials  Losing Their Way   See for privacy information.
  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 29, 2021


    0:00 - Dan & Amy take a look at the new COVID variant and the surrounding hysteria  8:49 - Dan & Amy urge everyone to stop donating to the Salvation Army  25:23 - Fauci on Face the Nation and remembering Stephen Sondheim 41:42 - Dan & Amy prepare for the long awaited Jessie Smollett trial 59:10 -Jamie Dimon: it’s never right to make fun of Communists 01:14:18 - Emma Woodhouse, shares The Madness of Mask-Enforcement in Illinois High Schools. Subscribe to Emma’s substack here 01:26:32 - Former Chief Asst. U.S. Attorney & Contributing Editor at National Review and author of Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency, Andrew McCarthy, compares The Reality of Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder vs. the Race Obsession of Biden’s DOJ. Check out Andy’s latest here 01:44:20 - Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, Jayanta Bhattacharya, gives the details of his run-in with Rep Raja Krishnamoorthi. Read Dr. Jay’s congressional testimony here See for privacy information.
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  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 24, 2021


    0:00 - Doocy to Psaki: Will Biden ever apologize to Rittenhouse? 13:10 - Who is Darrell Brooks? 33:55 - Dan & Amy take on Biden’s Department of Energy 51:09 - Dr. Chad Savage, founder of YourChoice Direct Care and policy advisor for The Heartland Institute, defends scientific inquiry  01:08:10 - President and CEO of Young America’s Foundation and 45th Governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, weighs in on the tragedy in Waukesha and the Rittenhouse verdict. Catch up on Gov Walker’s Washington Times column’s here 01:24:07 - Noted economist, Stephen Moore, breaks down the supply chain and the Biden’s administration’s attack on US energy. Check out Steve’s book Trumponomics: Inside the America First Plan to Revive Our Economy 01:40:16 - The Spirit of Gratitude 01:44:15 - Jeremy Murphy, founder of 360bespoke, a PR agency in New York, former Vice President of Communications at CBS, shares Things to say to your “woke” children during the holidays. Pre-order Jeremy Murphy’s book F*ck Off, Chloe!: Surviving the OMGs! and FMLs! in Your Media Career   THINGS TO SAY TO YOUR “WOKE” CHILDREN DURING THE HOLIDAYS — Let’s pay thanks to what’s important this Thanksgiving: Britney Spears’ freedom — The Indians got syphilis on Thanksgiving. Did they complain? — Every minute you opine, I deduct a hearing fee from your inheritance.  — Let’s begin tonight’s feast with a prayer for whoever it is you’re praying to today — We checked: there are no peanuts on the turkey — Please reframe from any “micro-aggressions” tonight. I left my magnifying glass in the basement — Can someone turn the TV up? We can still hear what you're saying — I wish this remote had a “slept” button — We have removed “White Christmas” from the play list tonight because weather is unconsciously racist — Until society recognizes that “stuffing” is a pejorative title and does not recognize the versatility of its composition, we will refer to it as “lightly seasoned and gently placed medley of nutritious ingredients that provide zest and flavor to a dead bird.” — It’s so thoughtful you consider life sacred in all its forms. Including the crocodile skin on your boots.  — Tonight’s cranberry sauce originates from day laborers who are unionized, have pensions, and are earning 4x pay for thinking about Thanksgiving — Good thing they put she/ hen on the label. I was worried we’d get a he/ gobbler and promote the patriarchy  — Let’s discuss something we all agree on: Bill DeBlasio and what a shitty mayor he has been — It should comfort you to know that tonight’s turkey is paraben free — We are not an able-ist household and thus have provided extra space between seating — We have eliminated carrots from the menu because beta-carotene can discolor your skin and lead to appropriation of someone’s culture  — It’s a miracle we even have turkey tonight. “The Twisties” struck just as I was basting — Deforestation is depleting our planet of paper, so we kindly ask you to wipe hands on your clothes and chair  — In observance of human rights, we ask you to silence the phones which Chinese slave labor have manufactured on your behalf — Harry and Meaghan could not join us tonight, but they did send a coupon for their upcoming Bravo series, “Super Palace Sweep” — Put all that hot air to use and help fly a Macy’s balloon into the air  — Are you still talking? — You’ll be glad to know tonight’s turkey was pardoned by Kim Kardashian — Don’t worry: the turkey’s cage was PETA approved and it was well taken care of/ fed before its head was chopped off so you can enjoy dinner — Wait, whose house are you in? Who paid the mortgage? You’re welcome. Now shut the f&#% up. 01:58:19 - OPEN MIC FRIDAY!! Happy Thanksgiving! See for privacy information.
  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 23, 2021


    0:00 - Dan & Amy give updates on the tragic crash in Waukesha  9:28 - Dan & Amy review Tucker Carlson’s interview with Kyle Rittenhouse 33:18 - Amy finds out what Lori Lightfoot thinks of the Rittenhouse verdict 53:35 - What will Kyle Rittenhouse do next? 01:08:51 - Ted Dabrowski, president at Wirepoints, show how to avoid the rhetoric of the identitarian left. Check out Ted's latest 01:28:40 -Alan Dershowitz, Emeritus professor of law, Harvard Law School, breaks down The two trials of Kyle Rittenhouse. Check out Professor Dershowitz newest book The Case for Vaccine Mandates 01:40:23 - Ryan Long hates Big Pharma except Pfizer 01:42:50 - Terrence Newsome, father of two kids at Downers Grove High who spoke during the public comment period at last week’s board meeting, shares the blowback he has received form both the school board and the media 02:00:03 - Matt Ridley, best selling author, fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Academy of Medical Sciences, investigates the origins of COVID in his new book Viral. Check out Matt’s book Viral: The Search for the Origin of COVID-19 See for privacy information.
  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 22, 2021


    0:00 - Dan & Amy report on the tragic crash in Waukesha WI 7:45 - Dan & Amy take callers reaction to the Rittenhouse verdict 28:53 - Dan & Amy check the media’s reaction to Rittenhouse verdict  49:13 - Dan & Amy look into a Proposal from Sex Offender Managment Board in CO 01:01:19 - Vice President of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at The Heritage Foundation, Lt Col James Carafano, weighs in on the weekends overseas COVID protests. Follow Jim Carafano on twitter here  01:14:40 - Christopher Whalen, investment banker and chairman of Whalen Global Advisors LLC, author of  Ford Men: From Inspiration to Enterprise, and editor for The Institutional Risk Analyst, shows how As the Fed Ends QE, Stocks and Crypto Will Retreat. Follow Chris on twitter here 01:31:42 - U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district, Bryan Steil, describes the response of southern Wisconsin to the Rittenhouse verdict and updates on the tragic crash in Waukesha. For more on Bryan and Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district - 01:46:28 - Contributing Editor to the City Journal, former reporter and columnist at The New York Times, John Tierney, fights the The Covid Children’s Crusade See for privacy information.
  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 19, 2021


    Dan & Amy react to the Saule Omarova hearing Dan & Amy investigate the wayward MSNBC reporter who followed the Rittenhouse jury bus Dan & Amy look on as DeSantis signs vaccine mandate prohibition in Brandon, FL 49:20- Brian Kilmeade, co-anchor of FOX & Friends, nationally syndicated radio host and NY Times best selling author, shares his timely new book The President and the Freedom Fighter: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Their Battle to Save America’s Soul Purchase The President and the Freedom Fighter here  Dan & Amy celebrate International Men’s Day  1:23:30- Noted economist Stephen Moore attempts to sum up Kevin McCarthy’s 8+ hour speech Follow Stephen on twitter here 1:38:00- Dr. Richard Bartlett, who practiced medicine in Texas for 28 years and served on former Governor Perry’s healthcare task force, shares alternative treatments to COVID   OPEN MIC FRIDAY!! See for privacy information.
  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 18, 2021


    0:00 - Dan & Amy react to the call for a mistrial in the Rittenhouse trial 14:09 - Dan & Amy will not be attending this weekend’s downtown holiday parade  32:58 - Dan & Amy respond to OSHA suspending vax mandate 52:13 - Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Securities Law Clinic at Cornell Law School, William Jacobson:  The media framed Kyle Rittenhouse — and won’t come clean. For more of Professor Jacobson’s work - 01:06:09 - Western Springs junior high: kids vs. parents 01:24:49 - Chairman and Founder of Responsibility in Government, Scott Kaspar, promotes the upcoming  Election Judge Workshop for Chicagoland Police at Trump Hotel. For more on the workshop - 01:36:32 - Senior Editor for, Ed Morrissey, outlines the self-inflicted issues facing Democrats Check out Ed’s latest here01:53:45 - New York Post Columnist Michael Goodwin: "Those were the days...". Check out Michael Goodwin's latesthere See for privacy information.
  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 17, 2021


    0:00 - Dan & Amy sit ringside for Cruz vs Mayorkas 11:50 -Dan & Amy join the latest Project Veritas investigation 29:32 - A whistleblower shares documents showing the FBI investigated parents and the Dems’ 2022 strategy on CRT 49:26 - Dan & Amy roll the dice with FOX Business Analyst Jim Iuorio. Find Jim on twitter here 01:04:50 - Candidate for US Senate (front-runner OH-R) Josh Mandel: The left is done with, sick of, innocent till proven guilty. For info on Josh’s campaign - 01:19:40 - Dan & Amy: Columbus Day in WW SD 200 01:37:23 - Lt. Col. (Ret) Tony Shaffer, President, Herb London Center for Policy Research, offers his take on the Rittenhouse trial, second amendment rights and updates on rescue efforts for American Citizens left behind in Afghanistan. Check out Col Shaffer's bookOperation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Ops on the Frontlines of Afghanistan — and The Path to Victory  01:53-29 - Dan & Amy react to schools using COVID isolation rooms See for privacy information.
  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 16, 2021


    0:00 - Dan & Amy take in the closing arguments from the Rittenhouse trial  10:31 - Dan & Amy review the prosecution team’s performance in the Rittenhouse trial 30:02 - Dan & Amy take a look at local school boards and the battle of the books 52:43 - Dan & Amy analyze the effectiveness of masks and the origins of tyranism 01:07:12 - Kevin A Hassett, distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and managing director of The Lindsey Group, served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers from 2017 to 2019, shares his new book The Drift: Stopping America’s Slide to Socialism. Purchase The Drifthere 01:23:59 - President at Wirepoints, Ted Dabrowski, follows the infrastructure influx through Illinois’ coffers. Check out Ted’s latest - wirepoints.com01:38:16 - Scott Shay, co-founder and chairman of Signature Bank, discusses his new book Conspiracy U: A Case Study. Purchase Conspiracy Uhere  See for privacy information.
  • Chicago's Morning Answer with Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson podcast

    November 15, 2021


    0:00 - Dan & Amy call out treasury secretary Yellen for playing the “blame the pandemic” card on inflation 10:23 - Rittenhouse closing arguments 29:28 -Should we prosecute the unvaccinated?  47:50 - Former federal and state prosecutor and regular contributor to The American Spectator, George Parry, discusses the Rittenhouse trial. Read George Parry’s blog at 59:22 - Vice President of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at The Heritage Foundation, Lt Col James Carafano, chats China and talks Taiwan. Check out James Carafano’s new book Brutal War: Jungle Fighting in Papua New Guinea, 1942 01:16:12 - Jeff Bezo’s predicts the future of human civilization  01:31:56 - President of Center of the American Experiment and contributor to Powerline, John Hinderaker, says VAX You to COVID mandates. Check out John’s latest here 01:49:56 - US Congress Candidate #CA26, an attorney and a mother of 6 (including triplets), Ronda Kennedy, shares her plans to save California and the rest of the nation. For more on Ronda’s run for congress - See for privacy information.

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