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Chicago’s Morning Answer Show Notes: Friday 4/14/2017

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Daniel Drezner is a professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He joined Dan Proft and Kristen McQueary to talk about the rise of think tanks and his new book “The Ideas Industry”:

 

Fox News Anchor Bret Baier joined Dan and Amy to recap a busy week in Washington, DC, including the release of the “Mother Of All Bombs” in Afghanistan:

 

Bob Anderson joined Dan and Kristen to talk about his run for trustee in McHenry, and his efforts to trim down township government:

 

The watchdog group Truth In Accounting has new report on finances in the state of Illinois. CEO Sheila Weinberg joined Dan and Kristen with details:

 

This Saturday night, AM 560 the Answer will be airing a special 2-hour broadcast entitled “Heaven, How I Got Here: A Night with the Thief on the Cross.” Pastor Colin Smith from The Orchard Evangelical Free Church joined Dan and Amy to talk about the special and it’s Easter message:

 

The attorney representing the man who was dragged off a United Airlines flight Sunday said it’s likely his client will sue the company. Thomas Demetrio went as far as saying the ordeal was worse than when Dr. Dao fled Vietnam.

 

The same day a passenger was dragged off a United plane in Chicago, a man on a United flight from Houston to Calgary was allegedly stung by a scorpion. The venomous creature fell from an overhead bin and landed on Richard Bell’s hair as he was eating lunch Sunday in his business class seat

 

The U.S. military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on an ISIS tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday. The GBU-43B, or the “Mother Of All Bombs” is a 21,000-pound conventional bomb, was deployed in Nangarhar Province close to the Afghanistan/Pakistan border.

 

Charles Krauthammer with National Review has written about Donald Trump’s policy reversal in the middle east.

 

Christian Bale has confirmed he will portray Dick Cheney in an upcoming biopic directed by Adam McKay. The biopic about Dick Cheney will bring in Steve Carell who played a role in “The Big Short” as well. Steve will play the former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Amy Adams will portray Lynne Cheney who is the former vice-president’s wife.