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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.

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

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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.

http://560TheAnswer.com
http://morninganswerchicago.com

    October 18, 2021

    October 18, 2021

    0:00 - Dan & Amy question the strength of Lori Lightfoot’s mandate for Chicago city workers, especially the CPD

    12:21 - Dan & Amy make note of the Chicago Sky’s championship run and (15:10) take a look at vaccine mandates nationally

    29:02 - Campus Beat: Alumni Free Speech Alliance

    44:00 - Professor of Politics at New York University and author of Burdens of Freedom: Cultural Difference and American Power, Lawrence Mead, points to The Real Afghan Tragedy.

    01:01:55 - Chicago-area attorney and former executive at Whirlpool and General Electric, Joel Webber, discusses employee vaccine mandates and Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s ban on mandates

    01:19:59 - Dan & Amy take callers reaction to the Geneva, IL high school teacher how wants to throw down with a grandmother wasn’t wearing her mask properly

    01:37:51 - John Moody, Former Executive Vice President of Fox News, shares his new novel Of Course They Knew, Of Course They…

    01:51:18 - Dan & Amy take look at the Virginia Governor race

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    • 2 hr 11 min
    October 15, 2021

    October 15, 2021

    0:00 - Dan & Amy explain why Lori Lightfoot blinked in her standoff against CPD and CFD unions

    13:01 - Dan & Amy share the story of a California middle school teacher who is leaving the Teachers Union

    30:35 - Dan & Amy take a listen to Joe Rogan’s interview of Sanjay Gupta

    47:07 - Dan & Amy discuss the social cost of online dating

    01:03:11 - Dan & Amy take callers complaints on vaccine mandates

    01:21:36 - Robert Gilligan, Executive Director of the Catholic Conference of Illinois, discusses the Parental Notification of Abortion repeal and encourages listeners to call their House representatives. More about the Catholic Conference of Illinois here. More about the Parental Notification of Abortion here

    01:34:00 - Leonard Sax, MD PhD FAAFP and author of Boys Adrift: the five factors driving the growing epidemic of unmotivated boys and underachieving young, asks Boys Are Falling Farther and Farther Behind Their Sisters: Should We Care? For more on Dr. Leonard Sax: leonardsax.com 

    01:50:09 - Open Mic Friday!

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    • 2 hr 7 min
    October 14, 2021

    October 14, 2021

    0:00 - Dan & Amy wonder if Kamala Harris is lost in space and what it would be like to go there with William Shatner

    10:05 - Dan & Amy take callers reaction to Mayor Lightfoot’s CPD vaccine mandate

    25:18 - Dan & Amy remember democrats skepticism about the vaccine last year under Trump

    29:00 - Dan & Amy respond to Trump not wanting Republicans voting in ’22 or ’24

    49:27 -Reed Spaulding IV, MD, contributor to The American Spectator and practicing pathologist, explains how natural immunity is equal to or greater than receiving the vaccine. All opinions expressed are his and not those of his employer. Follow Dr. Reed Spaulding on twitter @SpauldingMd

    1:05:59 - Kevin R. Brock, former assistant director of intelligence for the FBI and former principal deputy director of the National Counterterrorism Center, looks into the Hunter/Joe Biden business relationship and warns  FBI should be wary of attorney general’s directive on school board threats. Read Kevin Brock’s Latest here

    1:22:40 - Dan & Amy continue their look into the Loudon Co schools sexual assault cover-up

    1:40:14 - Financial Times Global Finance correspondent, Robin Wigglesworth, shares his new book Trillions: How a Band of Wall Street Renegades Invented the Index Fund and Changed Finance Forever. Check out Robin Wigglesworth’s latest here. Trillions: How a Band of Wall Street Renegades Invented the Index Fund and Changed Finance Foreveris available now

    1:53:35 - Andrew Klavan, Podcaster (“Another Kingdom” ), host of “The Andrew Klavan Show” at Daily Wire and screenwriter of the movie Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer, looks at  At the Heart of Our Divisions. For more info on all of Andrew Klavan’s projects, including his soon to be released novel When Christmas Comes, go to andrewklavan.com

     

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    • 2 hr 9 min
    October 13, 2021

    October 13, 2021

    0:00 - Dan & Amy react to the shooting at Phillips High School





    4:42 - Dan & Amy look into the mess at Southwest Airlines and rumors of a vaccine walkout 





    31:29 - Dan & Amy investigate a possible rape cover up in Loudon Co, VA





    52:17 - Dan & Amy weigh in on the Marist High School Homecoming "Achy Breaky Heart" incident





    1:09:14 - Dan & Amy share Sharyl Atkisson's investigation on the Amish (Lancaster CO, PA) and COVID





    1:30:10 - Noted economist, Stephen Moore: "If Democrats are worried about a debt default, then stop the most economically destructive multi-trillion-dollar spending and borrowing spree in U.S. history."

     

    Follow Stephen Moore on twitter @StephenMoore





    1:45:10 - Martin Lueken, director of EdChoice’s Fiscal Research and Education Center, shares a new report demonstrating the savings that New York state could generate by implementing an ESA program and explains what this could mean for Illinois

     

    Read the full reporthere


    1:57:07 - Chicago FOP President rejects mandatory COVID vaccines

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    • 2 hr 14 min
    October 12, 2021

    October 12, 2021

    0:00 - Dan & Amy discuss whether or not Columbus Day and Indigenous Day should be honored on the same day

    12:03  –The Joy Reid and John Brennan vaudeville act…we’re losing our democracy

    29:11 - Dan & Amy react to Jon Gruden’s resignation

    47:40 -  Seth Jones, director of the Transitional Threats Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, shares his new book Three Dangerous Men: Russia, China, Iran and the Rise of Irregular Warfare

    Three Dangerous Men: Russia, China, Iran and the Rise of Irregular Warfare is available through W. W. Norton & Company

    01:02:12 - Donald J Boudreaux, American economist, author, professor, and co-director of the Program on the American Economy and Globalization at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University takes a look at income distribution and  Behind Seemingly ‘Objective’ Statistics

    Read Don Boudreaux’s latest at AIER.org

    01:16:27 - Dan & Amy respond to WLS offering their returning employees “color-coded bracelets to indicate their willingness to engage with colleagues“

    01:19:59 - President at Wirepoints, Inc., Ted Dabrowski, swaps Chicago Crime Stories with Dan & Amy

    Chicago violence – recently admitted to a university

    A mass shooting in Wicker Park

    Read Ted Dabrowski’s latest at Wirepoints.org

    1:36:57 - Dan & Amy weigh in on California governor Gavin Newsome’s mandate for gender-neutral toy aisles for large retailers

     

    1:58:12 - Jason Hill, professor of philosophy at DePaul university, believes The battle over ‘cancel culture’ may not end well — its guardians seek power at all costs

    Professor Jason Hill’s newest book What Do White Americans Owe Black People?: Racial Justice in the Age of Post-Oppression is available now

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    • 2 hr 15 min
    October 11, 2021

    October 11, 2021

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    • 2 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
166 Ratings

166 Ratings

gaomeizhi ,

Best morning show in Chicagoland

Dan P is brilliant and a fighter. Amy is a fighter too and they many the morning enlightening and entertaining. Big fan!

ryanwtfz ,

Great interview with Tom Woods on 2/9 show

Have him on more

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Substitute Hosts

Very poor choices for substitute hosts. Not interesting. Not interested.
I’ll be tuning out until Dan is back.
At least get Shawn from Elmwood Park or the Cow Guy.
Others are awful. Yawn.

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