Chicago's Morning Answer With Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson



Podcast by Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson


  • January 14, 2022

    14/01/2022 Duración: 02h08min

    0:00 - The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its sweeping vaccine-or-test requirements for large private companies. 31:36 - A Baltimore man who pleaded guilty to torching his ex-girlfriend’s home said he was surprised by a plea deal he received, saying it sends the wrong message to criminals in the city.  42:34 - A Canadian father who has not been vaccinated against Covid has temporarily lost the right to see his 12-year-old child. 48:58 - Parents are concerned a vendor for Hinsdale High School District 86 was a tool for spreading critical race theory. 01:05:28 - Bret Baier is a Fox News Anchor 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 to discuss a busy week in Washington. 01:21:08 - Mark P. Mills is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Faculty Fellow at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University, and author of the recently r

  • January 13, 2022

    13/01/2022 Duración: 02h15min

    0:00 - Dan & Amy update the Joe Perillo smash and grab story  14:35 -Mancow for gov? 32:23 - Dan & Amy plan for Satanic Temple fun days in Moline 48:33 - Are you done with COVID?  01:03:26 - Dan & Amy react to Sen. Rubio on Biden, the Left vs. those on planet Earth 01:18:12 - Meet Alex “Primetime” Stein 01:22:02 - Senior writer for National Review, David Harsanyi, weighs in on Biden’s Big Elections Lie. Check out David’s new book Eurotrash: Why America Must Reject the Failed Ideas of a Dying Continent 01:38:28 - Dramatic Readings with Dan & Amy  01:57:45 -  President of the Crime Prevention Research Center and former senior advisor for research and statistics at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Policy, John Lott Jr, analyzes guns sales and crime rates. Check out John's most recent book  Gun Control Myths See for privacy information.

  • January 12, 2022

    12/01/2022 Duración: 02h11min

    0:00 -Sad Little Man 14:24 - Dan & Amy ask listeners what they would questions they would have for Fauci and Wolensky at the yesterday’s senate hearing 33:18 - Dan & Amy respond to Biden’s speech at Atlanta University pushing federalization of elections: Jefferson Davis or Lincoln, MLK or Bull Connor? 52:22 - Dan & Amy turn their attention to the Senate Judiciary hearing on 1/6 and ask “who is Ray Epps?” 01:04:52 - Editor at Large of the Wall Street Journal, Gerard Baker:  Biden Has Met the Enemy, and He Is Us. Follow Mr. Baker on twitter - @gerardtbaker 01:24:24 - Economist Stephen Moore tells Fed Chair Powell “I told you so”.  Follow Steve on twitter - @StephenMoore 01:37:16 -Saralyn Mark, MD, American Medical Women’s Association’s COVID-19 lead and a former Senior Medical and Policy advisor to the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services and NASA: This year in COVID, expect a long, cold winter and a hopeful spring 01:55:37 - Thomas W. Smith fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a contri

  • January 11, 2022

    11/01/2022 Duración: 02h13min

    0:00 -Hooray CPS is open, Oh no CPS is open 13:07 - Project Veritas takes on Fauci  31:29 - The COVID Derby 2022 50:17 - Paul Vallas, former CEO of both the School District of Philadelphia and the Chicago Public Schools, looks for the “lots of good things” in the CTU/CPS deal.   Follow Paul on twitter - @Paulvallas 01:05:31 - Breitbart News senior writer, John Nolte: Fox News Drinks the Trans Kool-Aid.  Check out John’s latest here   01:24:25 - President at Wirepoints, Ted Dabrowski, tackles the testing industry, vax mandates and the teachers union.  Check out Ted’s latest - 01:40:47 - Dan and Amy share the story of the UK nurse who won her case over crucifix01:59:19 - Dr. Jonathan Ellen, pediatrician, epidemiologist, CEO of Connections for Health, and former President and Vice Dean at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, debates Public Health and Risk See for privacy information.

  • January 10, 2022

    10/01/2022 Duración: 02h17min

    0:00 - Dan & John react to Walensky on Sotomayor 13:32 - Dan & John take a closer look at the COVID-SCOTUS hearing 34:01 - Dan & John weigh in on transgenders in sports 55:18 - Dan & John critique the democrats public school COVID policy  01:09:32 - Lt. Col. James Carafano, Vice President of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at The Heritage Foundation, can’t believe Biden wasted a week on 1/6 when he should be concentrating on Russia and China. Check out Jim’s most recent book  Brutal War: Jungle Fighting in Papua New Guinea, 1942 01:24:46 - Kevin R. Brock, former assistant director of intelligence for the FBI and former principal deputy director of the National Counterterrorism Center, discusses 1/6 and the FBI 01:41:29 - Dan and John share what happened to Cardinal Cupich at March for Life 01:59:20 - Hooman Noorchashm MD, PhD, physician, immunologist and public health advocate: “Biden has created a constitutional crisis by ignoring the science of immunology”. Fol

  • January 7, 2022

    07/01/2022 Duración: 02h18min

    0:00 - Dan & Amy react to Biden’s 1/6 speech 15:40 - Are your kids in school today? 34:18 - The Time to Resist Vax Passports Is Now 54:45 - Chris Butler, pastor, organizer of the “& Campaign”, and candidate for congress IL 1st District: “the mean voter and mean resident is not being represented” For more on Pastor Chris and his campaign - 01:11:54 - FOX News Anchor Bret Baier weighs in on yesterday’s 1/6 commemoration ceremonies. Check our Bret’s new book  To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876  01:27:07 - Walter Blanks & Nathan Cunneen, communication professionals with the American Federation for Children, are in town covering the CPS/CTU battle and sharing a new initiative called “The School Choice Boyz” with the emphasis of creating content to bring more people into the school choice fold. For more on the American Federation for Children - 01:41:48 - Senior Vice President & Partner at Arbor Research, Jim Perry

  • January 6, 2022

    06/01/2022 Duración: 02h16min

    0:00 - Dan & Amy react to yesterday’s Lightfoot/CPS press conference  11:43 - Dan & Amy take callers reaction to the CPS/CTU fight 28:44 - Dan & Amy want Aaron Rogers on their team  48:14 - CPS teacher, Joseph Ocol, shares why he believes teachers need to be in the classroom. Watch Joseph on Tucker Carlson last night  01:07:08 - Senior Contributor for American Greatness, Julie Kelly, looks at the Lingering Questions About January 6. Check out Julie’s book  Disloyal Opposition: How the NeverTrump Right Tried―And Failed―To Take Down the President  01:26:29 - Marty Makary M.D., M.P.H., professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, warns of  The Dangerous Push to Give Boosters to Teens. Check out Dr. Makary’s award winning book The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care and How To Fix It  01:42:42 - Guy Sheperd, publisher of Planned Man, makes a call to  Stand up in defense of dissent! Check out Guy’s work - 01:56:06 - Robert A. Pape, Profess

  • January 5, 2022

    05/01/2022 Duración: 02h16min

    0:00 - Dan offers reaction to last night’s CTU vote and CPS closure 15:02 - Why is Chicago here again?  32:28 - Dan updates the situation at Benet Academy  50:38 - Reed Spaulding IV, MD, contributor to The American Spectator and  practicing pathologist: Omicron: Haven’t We Been Here Before? All opinions expressed are his and not those of his employer. Check out Dr. Spaulding’s latest here 01:05:43 - Eliminate the Senate? 01:24:11 - Noted economist Stephen Moore on what he believes will happen with the vacant office space across America. Follow Steve on twitter - @StephenMoore 01:38:35 - Dan takes caller reaction to the CTU work stoppage  02:02:33 - James Bovard, member of the USA Today Board of Contributors, a frequent contributor to The Hill, and a contributing editor for American Conservative, shares  Covid and Corrupt Federal Statistics. Follow Jim on twitter - @JimBovard  See for privacy information.

  • January 4, 2022

    04/01/2022 Duración: 02h17min

    0:00 - Dan reviews Day 1 of Cook Co’s vaccine passport enforcement  15:30 - Decision day at CTU 32:52 - Benet & OPRF: when do you start doing the right thing? Compliance or flight? 53:24 - Dan reacts to AOC’s visit to and behavior in FLA 01:10:38 - U.S. representative from Illinois’s 15th congressional district, Mary Miller, offers perspective on the 1/6 Commission and her path to reelection. For more on Rep Mary Miller - 01:27:45 - Presidet of Wirepoints, Ted Dabrowski: Another wealthy Chicago entrepreneur “votes with his feet”   Follow Ted on twitter - @ilpoliski 01:43:47 - Senior Fellow at the Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, former chief executive officer of CKE Restaurants, Andy Puzder, analyzes Biden’s Troubled Relationship With the Truth – and Consequences. Check out Andy’s most recent books -  Getting America Back to Work and It’s Time to Let America Work Again 02:00:24 - The party of 'Karens': The new Democratic Party alienates nonwhite voters See omnystudio

  • January 3, 2022

    03/01/2022 Duración: 02h08min

    0:00 - Dan & Amy discuss the devastating and  disturbing violence that closed out 2021 13:59 - More Chicago violence over the holidays 30:55 - Dan & Amy react to day 1 of Chicago vax mandates/passes 52:06 - Mayor of Orland Park and candidate for congress (6th district), Keith Pekau, explains why he will not enforce the Cook County Vaccine mandates. For more on Keith’s congressional run - 01:05:44 - Vice President of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at The Heritage Foundation, Lt Col James Carafano: 1/6 Commission has jumped the shark. Check out Jim’s most recent book:  Brutal War: Jungle Fighting in Papua New Guinea, 1942 01:26:37 - Dr. Chad Savage, founder of YourChoice Direct Care and  policy advisor for The Heartland Institute, plays some before/after with US health officials COVID statements  01:45:12 - Dan & Amy re-celebrate NYE with CNN 01:53:38 - Alex Epstein,  Founder of Center for Industrial Progress, author of Fossil Future: Why Global Hum

  • December 23, 2021

    23/12/2021 Duración: 01h56min

    0:00 - COVID craziness then and now 10:03 - Paul Vallas critiques Lori Lighfoot’s public safety plan 29:46 - Amy & Paul take caller reaction to Lightfoot’s forthcoming COVID mitigations 50:46 - Fox Business analyst and local restaurateur, Jim Iuorio, takes a look at the economics of Lightfoot’s mitigations. Follow Jim on twitter - @jimiuorio 01:03:37 -Gloria Rodriguez, attorney for the Osundairo brothers, wraps up the Smollett trial with Amy & Paul  01:18:24 - Phil Magness, economic and political historian, author of The 1619 Project: A Critique, shares   Fauci/Collins email dump on the Great Barrington Declaration. Follow Phil on twitter - @PhilWMagness 01:28:22 - Amy shares some classic listener voicemails  01:34:02 - Tom Tunney, 44th Ward Alderman, offers his take on Lightfoot’s public safety plan and COVID mitigations.  Follow Ald Tunney on twitter - @AldTomTunney  01:55:59 - OPEN MIC FRIDAY!! (on Thursday) See for privacy information.

  • December 22, 2021

    22/12/2021 Duración: 02h17min

    0:00 - Chicago’s Morning Answer nominations for best political song of 2021 13:53 - Chicago’s Morning Answer Best Cry for Freedom Award  30:42 - Dan & Amy react to Lightfoot’s new COVID mitigations 52:57 - David Marcus, columnist living in New York City:  On COVID and crime Democrats assess risk very differently. Check out David’s book Charade: The Covid Lies That Crushed A Nation 01:05:37 - Most Mortifying Media Moments of 2021 01:27:57 - Economist Stephen Moore breaks down what broke Build Back Better. Follow Steve on twitter -  @StephenMoore 01:41:58 - Mike Gonzalez, senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, explains Zombie Marxism. Check out Mike’s book BLM: The Making of a New Marxist Revolution 02:01:22 - William Jacobson, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Securities Law Clinic at Cornell Law School, addresses the  Elite Winsor Girls School In Boston Moving Away From Calling Girls “Girls” For more of William’s work - See for privacy info

  • December 21, 2021

    21/12/2021 Duración: 02h08min

    Dan & Amy react to Mayor Lightfoot’s new plan for Public Safety, and take caller reaction to Lightfoot’s press conference  Watkins Elementary in DC: 3rd graders re-enact the Holocaust Dan & Amy discuss the kidnapped Missionaries escape from Haiti 1:00:35- President at Wirepoints, Ted Dabrowski, gives reaction to the Kim Foxx report and Lightfoot’s Public Safety speech Check out Ted’s latest - 1:18:50- Former Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, Eddie Johnson, offers his perspective on Chicago Crime and the Smollett case  1:37:45- Peter Berkowitz, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and former Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. State Department: Freedom, Conservatism, and the Common Good Follow Peter on twitter - @BerkowitzPeter 1:51:45- Karol Markowicz, columnist for the New York Post, doesn’t see NYC returning to sanity anytime in the near future Follow Karol on twitter - @karol   See for privacy information.

  • December 20, 2021

    20/12/2021 Duración: 02h11min

    0:00 - Dan & Amy react to Joe Manchin’s interview with Bret Baier on Sunday 8:40 - Is this what the endemic will look like?  29:03 - Dan & Amy respond to the 6th Circuit Court upholding the vax mandate 50:58 - Dan & Amy call out Ken Griffin 01:04:16 - Vice President of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, Lt Col James Carafano, asks where is the connection to public health? Follow Jim on twitter -  @JJCarafano 01:18:56 - Wayne Mesmer & Friends regale Dan & Amy with Christmas songs  01:37:52 - Steven Ross Pomeroy, Editor of RealClear Science:  The Biggest Junk Science of 2021. Follow Ross on twitter - @SteRoPo 01:52:20 - Political columnist and blogger for Crain’s Chicago Business, Greg Hinz, answers why he believes Dan Proft is racist. Follow Greg on twitter - @GregHinz See for privacy information.

  • December 17, 2021

    17/12/2021 Duración: 02h01min

    0:00 - Dan & Amy react to Biden’s Omicron message 11:45 -  Salvation Army update 25:03 - Dan & Amy look at a California school that reportedly coached a 12 year old into a trans identity 44:02 - Roger Kimball, editor of New Criterion: Civilizational Suicide, Not Omicron, Is Killing Us 57:10 - Fox News Anchor, Bret Baier, offers a DC perspective on BBB and COVID. Give Bret’s new book as a Christmas Gift To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876 01:09:54 - Dan & Amy discuss a potential takeover of the IL GOP 01:30:10 - Animal Stories - Holiday Edition  01:42:42 - OPEN MIC FRIDAY!!! See for privacy information.

  • December 16, 2021

    16/12/2021 Duración: 01h59min

    0:00 - Who will you vote for Governor? 10:24 - Will Lori Lightfoot follow London Breed’s lead? 26:54 -When will Adam Schiff be disbarred?  42:56 - Dan & Amy, Sen John Kennedy and the NeoJacobins 01:01:56 - Senior writer for National Review and author of Eurotrash: Why America Must Reject the Failed Ideas of a Dying Continent, David Harsanyi: The Build Back Better Pivot. Check out David’s latest here 01:18:31 - Executive director of American Compass, Oren Cass, asks What Are Public Schools For?. For more of Oren’s work - 01:32:57 - Hooman Noorchashm MD, PhD, physician, immunologist and public health advocate, calls out Fauci for not stepping up and stopping the madness  01:47:47 - Dan & Amy react to Lori Lightfoot’s new COVID testing ideas  See for privacy information.

  • December 15, 2021

    15/12/2021 Duración: 02h06min

    0:00 - Biden: freedom? what about patriotism? what’s the big deal? 9:45 - Amy recounts her run-in with Gov JB at yesterday’s press conference  27:59 - Will private security patrols in Bucktown cut down crime?  47:30 - Dan & Amy share more examples of rules for thee but not for me  59:30 - Chief Political Writer at Spiked, Brendan O’Neill, finds usefulness in the Jussie Smollett story. Check out Brendan’s latest here  01:17:49 - Noted economist Stephen Moore: Kill the Bill. Follow Steve on twitter - @StephenMoore 01:31:29 - Ray Jennings, an Iraq war veteran who spent 11 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit, shares his story of faith and hardship with Dan & Amy. Read Ray’s story as told by his lawyer here 01:51:35 - Founder and President of the Brownstone Institute and the author of Liberty or Lockdown, Jeffrey Tucker:  Who Will Be Held Responsible for this Devastation? Check out Jeffrey’s latest  here  See for privacy information.

  • December 14, 2021

    14/12/2021 Duración: 01h59min

    0:00 - Dan & Amy revisit and take caller reaction to yesterday’s interview with Joe Perillo 10:15 - What would an “Enough is Enough” program look like?  30:18 - Dan & Amy look into what kids are experiencing in schools 48:37 - Darren Bailey candidate for Governor & Stephanie Trussell candidate for Lt Governor, have teamed together to save Illinois. For more info - 01:03:42 - Mark Montgomery, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, notes  Russia and China are testing Biden — and so far, he’s failing. More on Mark Montgomery and the FDD here  01:16:43 - President at Wirepoints, Ted Dabrowski, explains why young adults are choosing to flee from Illinois. Check out Ted’s latest - 01:29:13 - Dan & Amy cheer for the University of  Pennsylvania’s  trans swimmer 01:46:25 - Rafael Mangual, senior fellow and head of research for the Manhattan Institute’s Policing and Public Safety Initiative, says Yes, the Crime Wave Is as Bad as You Think. Pre-order Ralf’

  • December 13, 2021

    13/12/2021 Duración: 02h12min

    0:00 - Dan & Amy review another crime filled weekend in Chicago 12:26 - Dan & Amy address the “hopelessly conflicted, sentimental barbarism affecting Chicago” 29:56 -Neocon Norm on the war against cultural Marxism 52:44 - Dan & Amy decipher the correct use of “latinx” 01:03:51 - Vice President of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at The Heritage Foundation and author of Brutal War: Jungle Fighting in Papua New Guinea, 1942, Lt Col James Carafano, says he’s worried the next 9/11 will come from illegal border crossers. Follow Jim on twitter - @JJCarafano 01:19:54 - Legal Fellow, Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, Amy Swearer, previews her upcoming testimony at this morning’s Senate Judiciary Committee Field Hearing entitled “Combating Gun Trafficking and Reducing Violence in Chicago” Follow Amy on twitter - @AmySwearer 01:34:49 - Roger D Klein, MD, JD, expert with the Regulatory Transparency Project’s FDA and Health Working Group looks for the path to coexis

  • December 10, 2021

    10/12/2021 Duración: 02h10min

    0:00 - Jussie Smollett found guilty but was it a waste of resources?  12:08 - Road Rage Rachael 29:09 - Tucker on 1/6 Commission w/ John Eastman 45:26 - US Senator from WI, Ron Johnson, on the national fight against vaccine mandates  01:00:19 -Karol Markowicz joins the exodus to Florida and you should too 01:18:50 - Jesse Sullivan tells Dan & Amy why he’s running for Illinois Governor. Learn about Jesse’s campaign - 01:38:22 - Dan & Amy discuss wokeness in the military and askWhy fight for a country that hates me? 01:55:03 - OPEN MIC FRIDAY! See for privacy information.

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