Rank #1: WIND: No Decision Made On Saudi Arabia’s Punishment
Are sanctions against the Saudis the next move in response to the Khashoggi murder investigation? Why does Lindsey Graham think it’s a good idea to call for regime change? What is Trump going to do about the Honduras caravan headed to the border? Is the GOP having an October comeback? Anchor of Special Report on Fox News, Bret Baier joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Oct 19 2018
Rank #2: WIND: “People Will Die”
Is environmentalists’ pushback on any EPA rollback- “people will die?” Is there even a sliver of truth to that? Is our 21st-century Nazi threat not getting to 100% renewable energy as hinted by Ocasio-Cortes? How has Germany’s CO2 emissions gone up despite spending $220 billion on green energy? Founder of JunkScience.com and a member of President Trump’s EPA transition team, Steve Milloy joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Oct 23 2018
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Rank #3: WIND: Bye Bye Sears
What was once seen as a retail giant, is now filing for bankruptcy. Did Sears try to adapt to the modern market or did their decline happen too quickly? What about the future of malls? Should the Fed continue raising rates? CNBC Contributor, Jim Iuorio joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Oct 16 2018
Rank #4: WIND: Will Sterigenics Get An Apology?
Do you ever have to apologize if you’re a government bureaucrat or a member of the Chicago press corps for false reporting? The EPA says they may have mistested the air samples from Sterigenics that Democrat politicians seized upon to berate Rauner and other Republican candidates. Do the residents in the western suburbs deserve an apology for the political fear mongering of a cancer scare? Dan and Amy discuss new reports coming from the EPA regarding Sterigenics.
Nov 27 2018
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Rank #5: WIND: Feminism Is Hurting Women
How has feminism helped undermine family life? Why is there a hypersexualization of children in schools? Why do feminists deny the differences between men and women? Is the #metoo movement a cry of despair from the anything goes culture feminism has created? Columnist and senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Mona Charen joins Dan and Amy to discuss how feminism lost touch with science.
Oct 26 2018
Rank #6: WIND: The Left Declares War On Due Process
Are the Democrats going to rue the day they asked for the FBI investigation? If the left can do this to Kavanaugh, can’t they do this to anyone? Does the progressive left see themselves as the only ones worthy of power? Should this be a wake-up call to all the beltway establishment Republicans? Editor of The New Criterion and columnist for PJ Media, Roger Kimball joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Oct 02 2018
Rank #7: WIND: Who Could Defeat Trump In 2020?
Could JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon beat Trump? Is the return to law and order still a driving issue for the GOP in the midterms? Do sanctuary cities declare everyone else second class citizens? Why is keeping the violence in Chicago “contained” a sense of accomplishment? Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and speaker at Freedom Summit joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Sep 13 2018
Rank #8: WIND: The Party Of Infanticide
Is removing any impediments to kill a child born alive the newest push on the Liberal policy agenda? Does anyone still believe Democrats preaching “safe, legal and rare?” Is a bioethics professor at Princeton being the only honest one from the infanticide left saying that the world would be a better place if we killed infants with disabilities in hopes of gaining a healthier infant in society? Dan and Amy discuss the latest push for not only abortion on demand but infanticide.
Feb 01 2019
Rank #9: IL RISING: What Comes After Tiny Dancer?
After a disastrous seven years in office, Rahm Emanuel stunned the Chicago political world when he announced he wasn't going to run for re-election. But looking ahead now, what – and who – is next for the city? On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Pat Hughes take a prospective look at the Chicago mayoral race, from both political and policy perspectives. They also reflect on Emanuel's damaging two terms, and how other politicians are reacting to his departure.
Sep 11 2018
Rank #10: IL RISING: How Madigan's Money Lies To Voters
House Speaker Mike Madigan has already poured more than $1 million dollars into legislative races this year in support of Democratic candidates and lawmakers. That money is being used to spread falsehoods and defend the status quo, but some conservative reformers are fighting back against the lies. On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Pat Hughes talk to state Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) and state rep candidate Tonia Khouri about how they are fighting the Democrats' false narratives this November and in the future. Proft and Hughes also offer election forecasting for the governor's race and the Chicago mayoral race.
Sep 04 2018
Rank #11: WIND: Putting Chicagoans First
Why do Chicagoans keep electing the same people over and over with no results? How many of the candidates in the race have no ties or stake in the political machine? The youngest candidate in the race for Mayor, John Kozlar joins Dan and Amy to make his case.
Jan 17 2019
Rank #12: WIND: Auctioneering Sanity At Congressional Hearings
Is the SCOTUS hearing overshadowing the social media giants’ testimonies and their alleged censorship of conservatives? Was the anonymous op-ed written to appeal to NYT editorial board? Doesn’t it sound like it could be the preface to Woodward’s book? Should Republicans reconsider the prospects of a blue wave in November? Senior Editor for HotAir.com, Ed Morrissey joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Sep 06 2018
Rank #13: WIND: Obama Border Patrol Chief: “Trump Is Right”
If CNN's Jim Acosta doesn't see migrants trying to get into the country, do they really exist? Is the wall an integral aspect of the multi layered approach for border security? How many Americans have to die at the hands of illegal immigrants for Democrats to call it a crisis? Obama's Customs and Border Patrol Chief, Mark Morgan joins Dan to discuss.
Jan 11 2019
Rank #14: WIND: Social Experiment Gone Awry In Parkland
Why don’t schools have the same protections as venues such as concerts or airports? Did political correctness bring about the tragedy in Parkland? Did a social experiment gone bad cost lives? Will the recent suspension of the Broward County Sheriff change anything? Andrew Pollack whose daughter was murdered in the Parkland school shooting joins Dan and Amy to discuss how he has been trying to right this wrong.
Jan 22 2019
Rank #15: ATC: Analyzing The State Of Jobs And The Economy With Scott "The Cow Guy" Shellady
Is the U.S. headed for a serious trade war? What does the national jobs picture look like moving forward? The noise around economic news can sometimes make it difficult to keep up, but Scott "the Cow Guy" Shellady – trader and Fox Business analyst – constantly has his eye on market trends. On this installment of "Against the Current," Dan Proft and Shellady explore a range of pressing economic issues – from trade and fiscal policy, to forecasting the health of manufacturing, agriculture and other sectors. Does innovation always help economic growth? Does the Trump administration inspire much confidence for free market advocates? Proft and Shellady answer all these questions and more in an in-depth look at the current state of the economy.
Oct 03 2018
Rank #16: WIND: Race Against The Machine
Will Dorothy Brown make it on the ballot despite Preckwinkle’s challenge? How is Brown going to transform the education system? How is the city going to get the revenue for the $40 billion worth of unfunded pension liabilities? Is she still the target of any federal investigations? Cook County Circuit Court Clerk and mayoral candidate, Dorothy Brown joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Jan 11 2019
Rank #17: WIND: Taxing The American Dream
Are Democrats not even pretending you can keep your healthcare if you like it anymore? Why do they want to restrict people’s choices in healthcare and education? If Howard Schultz runs for president, doe he guarantee Trump a second term? Who needs $50 million anyway? WSJ Columnist and CNN Chief Economist, Steve Moore joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Jan 30 2019
Rank #18: WIND: Did Van Dyke Go To Jail For Doing His Job?
In the four years between the MacDonald shooting and Van Dyke’s conviction, there have been 2,500 murders, and more than 11,000 people shot and wounded in Chicago. What's the future of policing in Chicago? What about Trump’s idea to reinstate stop and frisk? Did Tiny Dancer buy the silence of black Alderman in exchange for campaign cash payoffs during his election runoff? Chicago FOP President, Kevin Graham joins Dan and Amy to discuss the Van Dyke verdict.
Oct 09 2018
Rank #19: WIND: Democrats Encouraged The Mob
Will the Kavanaugh confirmation be good for economic liberty? Was this a watershed moment for the Republican Party? Did Democrats not only tolerate but cheer on mob rule? If more Republicans win their elections should we be prepared for a second round of tax cuts? Did the Janus decision affect the Democratic Party’s fundraising by force? President for Americans for Tax Reform, Grover Norquist joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Oct 08 2018
Rank #20: WIND: Capitalism In America
What does 21st-century capitalism look like? How did America become the world’s most powerful economy? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic about the future of capitalism in America? Are tariffs always a mistake? Political Editor for The Economist and co-author of the new book “Capitalism In America: A History” with Alan Greenspan, Adrian Wooldridge joins Dan and Amy to discuss.
Oct 23 2018