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The Matt McNeil Show – August 20, 2019

Ellie Krug is guest hosting for Matt on this episode of the Matt McNeil Show. She explores how racism impacts the lives of everyone from “white colored people” to people of color. How does white fragility influence white people’s abilities to have a dialog surrounding race.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 15, 2019

Matt starts his show with Cliff Schecter to discuss Trump’s recent comments toward Netenyahu to bar Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib from Israel. Are the Republicans being dishonest about who is actually expressing anti semitism. Later in the show Quinn Nystrom joins to discuss the Emergency Insulin Act and her group trips to Canada for affordable…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 14, 2019

On Today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show Matt looks at the current state of the US stock Market. Are some of the media analysts being overly hopeful or are they just disingenuous. Jeff Stein Joins in the second half to discuss everything from the Iowa state fair to Trump’s comments on the Epstein “suicide”…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 13, 2019

Matt Mcneil describes Klobuchar’s shameful take equivocating Iowa’s state fair with the glorious and grand Minnesota get-together. later in the show he is joined by Rifftrax and MST3K’s very own Bill Corbett to detail his Twitter battles with petulant Kid Rock fans. They also discuss the Epstein “suicide” and share their thoughts on the matter.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 12, 2019

Today Matt talks about his Twitter battle with Larry the Cableguy, the Trump administration weakening the Endangered Species Act, and how Republicans may end up losing typically red electoral votes in the 2020 election.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 9, 2019

We start today’s show talking about the incredible arts scene we have in the Twin Cities. Then friend of Trump Kid Rock goes after Taylor Swift for some reason. Also more on Tom Emmer’s antisemitic campaign letter.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 8, 2019

Matt talks about the local corporate media’s hypocrisy not calling out antisemitism from Tom Emmer after repeatedly calling out Ilhan Omar. Tony Cornish is thinking about running again despite earlier resigning over sexual harassment allegations. Also Cliff Schecter joins to talk about the Dayton shooting, the NRA-FOX News connection and more!

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 7, 2019

Today Matt talks about the two Minneapolis police who created the infamous “racist Christmas tree”. Matt discusses the recent shootings and their effects on America. Jeff Stein calls in during the second half to talk with Matt about Trump’s teleprompter debacle and his chances of recapturing the rural/farmer vote.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 2, 2019

Matt talks about how conservatives and liberals are held to a different standard in rural Minnesota. Also Matt’s take on the Star Tribune’s click bate piece on Edina hatred. And could we have some professional wrestlers in studio with Matt?

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 31, 2019

Matt starts today’s show with a quick reminder to his listeners about the two new traffic laws that become active tomorrow. Jeff Stein Joins midway to analyze last night’s debates and Democratic strategy going forward.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 30, 2019

Somehow International Falls fell to 37 degrees this morning compared to over 100 in Britain, which technically is north of Minnesota. An 83 year old white man crashes into a bus shelter but is not tested for a DUI. Would the same thing have happened to a person of color? A California law might force…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 26, 2019

Joe Scarborough stealing slogans from Gary in Minneapolis?!? Moscow Mitch is an important saying to echo however. Mitch McConnell is the biggest danger to democracy. Democrats are screwing up free ice cream day by talking about rules and shaming kids until they sucked all the fun out of it until free ice cream day sucks.…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 25, 2019

Matt talks the post office and how ridiculous conservatives who try and criticize it sound. Pro-Trump Republican aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar Danielle Stella, reported to support baseless QAnon conspiracy theory. Tommye Myrick, actress from “Cane River” about the romance between two African Americans who come from a different class background. This 1982 feature film…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 24, 2019

One full packed show! Matt highlights, the Dems largest victories in Mueller’s testimony today as well as Al Franken’s treatment by individuals within his own party for mere accusations. The inimitable Rutger Howard passed today. Matt and Erik take a moment recognize his most memorable achievements, RIP. Jeff Stein joins the show to give his…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 23, 2019

We start off today’s show about an Alabama substitute teacher accidentally shooting off his gun in a classroom and shooting a student. Boris Johnson as PM will lead to an economic collapse in Great Britain due to his Brexit stances. Also Rob Undersander (Minnesota’s wealthy white welfare fraud) is back in the news.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 19, 2019

Matt starts the show speaking with diabetes/insulin rights advocate Quinn Nystrom about the lack of emergency insulin funding in the state and the lies Paul Gazelka and Republicans have been caught in. Steve Drazkowski will apparently give a speech called “the case against Ilhan Omar.” Also a closer look at how far our country has…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 18, 2019

Man kills someone on the road in Minnesota in a car wreck because he was watching porn. Target is now selling Halloween costumes for children with disabilities. Target’s Hyde and Eek! Boutique unveiled two costumes that have been adapted for wheelchair users. The designs can either turn the wheelchair into a pirate ship or a…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 17, 2019

The Jetski daredevil makes his way across Lake Superior, Matt delights in the Schadenfreude. We check in on new developments with the Polymet mines. Jeff Stein calls in to talk about Trump’s tweets, are they racist?

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 16, 2019

We start today’s show reminiscing about mediocre (at best) restaurants in the wake of Perkins closing their last Minneapolis city restaurant. Then why can’t the media admit Trump’s recent Tweet storm was racist without putting on caveats? Also how we’re in trouble if non-voters don’t wake up and realize Trump needs to go. And what…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 12, 2019

Zebra mussels discovered in more northern Minnesota lakes is this what we should focus our resources on? Should we feel bad for lake shore home owners? Are corporations responsible? Matt’s personal evolution through life. How did he arrive at his liberal worldview.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 11, 2019

Matt talks the morality of insulin. The corporate welfare we give to high profile celebrities and businesses in Minnesota. The Republicans brainwashing the people and keeping the ruling class in power. The age of greed doesn’t only influence the Republican party as well.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 10, 2019

On today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show Matt details his theory on the source of E. Coli currently festering within the waters of Lake Minnetonka. The USA Women’s’ Soccer Team’s pay disparity with their male counterpart. The Republican’s intentional destruction of the Emergency Insulin Act claims it’s first victim. Matt sifts through Epstein’s connections…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 9, 2019

Matt starts the show speaking with diabetes advocate Quinn Nystrom about her trip to Canada getting less expensive medication as well as the push for affordable insulin in Minnesota. Also a mess on Lake Minnetonka (specifically big island) with shenanigans in the water among other problems.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 8, 2019

We start today’s show going through Matt’s list of recommended shows to stream. Then ANOTHER crazy story out of Wisconsin…this time about a naked guy running around who was on several drugs. On the politics side of things Matt wonders what’s going on with Nancy Pelosi and her not holding Republicans like Trump not accountable.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 3, 2019

On Today’s Matt McNeil Show, Matt discusses The faux-controversy by conservatives outraged by Colin Kaepernick. Does he have a right to criticise American symbolism from the age of slavery? Jeff Stein joins Matt during the second half to discuss Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s recent visit to the concentration camps, to see first hand the reprehensible conditions.…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 2, 2019

On today’s show: how do you interact with panhandlers and a new type of panhandler we’ve been seeing that’s asking for bus ticket money. Also Wisconsin finally arrested the serial toilet clogger. Also the moderate side of the Democratic Party is not for rocking the boat. And AOC visits the border and comes back with…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 1, 2019

Today on the Matt McNeil Show, Matt describes the care that Veterans should be receiving. Democrats refuse to pursue impeachment for Trump, or even holding the guilty Republicans accountable. Are the leaders of the Democratic establishment compromised by rich financiers? More disingenuous complaints about the language used to describe the “facilities” migrants are being kept…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 28, 2019

Matt gives thoughts on the debates and who shined and who struggled to breakthrough. Are Warren, Harris, and Biden now the frontrunners? And does Bernie have the same magic he had in 2015-16. Also state Senator Dan Hall is not a fan of LGBTQ rights. But he seems to be ok with Trump policies.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 27, 2019

Matt reacts to some of the SCOTUS rulings including gerrymandering and the citizenship census question. We need to vote in 2020 since it’s a census year!!! Then Philip Bither of the Walker Art Center talks about Rock the Garden and some of the other upcoming events at the Walker.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 26, 2019

MATT’S BACK BABY! Matt dives into his time up north and the realities now facing those communities now that the Polymet mines are beginning to look like a sure thing. How both Democrats and Republicans fall for the old trick of promising incredible jobs for everyone but are often left with nothing but pollution to…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 19, 2019

On Today’s Matt McNeil Show 2/3 of I’m Awake, Robert Pilot and “Uncle” Curtis West, guest host. Robert opens the show speaking with Brendan Johnson of Robert-Kaplan. Then Robert takes to the phones getting your views on the upcoming Democratic Primary debates this weekend. Finally the discussion turns to the Enbridge pipeline and Polymet and…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 18, 2019

Robert Pilot and the Native Roots crew fill in for Matt McNeil today and talk about the upcoming Dem debates and thoughts on some of the candidates running including Bernie, Biden, Warren, Klobuchar and more. Then Bob Blake of Solar Bear is on the show and talks about how he’s running for St. Paul City…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 17, 2019

Alan Miller fills in for Matt McNeil and talks about his frustration of never being able to reach a real person when calling a large business. Then a look at some of the SCOTUS cases that will de decided. The democrats need to open an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 14, 2019

Alan Miller fills in for Matt McNeil and talks about his experience of being one of the last tourists in Cuba due to Trump restricting travel now to Cuba. Then thoughts on candidates like Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar. Are they the right direction for Democrats in 2020?

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 12, 2019

In this episode Matt covers the US victory over Thailand in the Women’s world cup. It’s not the score that is the issue but the behavior that accompanied each of the 13 unanswered goals. Minnesota is one of only two states with no laws barring rapists of their children from gaining parental rights. Republicans must…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 11, 2019

Matt starts today talking about the cold weather we’ve been having along with flat Earthers at Bde Maka Ska and Trump distracting from Mueller. Also Matt calls out an egregious aspect of Minnesota law where the mothers of rape victims could be forced to share custody of their children with their rapists. Also how some…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 10, 2019

Molly Beck joins the program. Billie Eilish drew a devoted sold-out crowd to the 8,400-capacity Armory in Minneapolis on Saturday night. Trump impeachment and speculation of different scenarios and the mistakes that are currently being made in the whole predicament. Court documents show a former University of Minnesota ticketing director skimmed more than $360,000 in…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 7, 2019

Matt speaks with Susan Du of City Pages about her story where Minnesota workers allege wage theft occurred at state-subsidized project in Thief River Falls. Then Matt reacts to today’s sentencing of Mohamed Noor. Also more Twin Cities couples are taking in roommates to help pay for expenses. And Matt has some end of school…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 6, 2019

Senator John Marty joins the program. How the Republicans killed the Alec Smith insulin bill. Republicans are terrified to deal with constituents about health care, Parent are responsible for handing down racism. Its not inherent, its been influenced on children. A teenager in Faribault is facing charges for a bias crime after he allegedly sprayed…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 5, 2019

Today’s show Matt uncovers the case of the arson at Bde Maka Ska, and lays out his plan for the individual found guilty. The Republicans try to take credit for past accomplishments, in this case, D-Day. Matt supports the new law giving the police the right to pull over slow drivers in the left lane…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 4, 2019

Today on the Matt McNeil Show Mat channels the late Joan Rivers and provides commentary on Trump’s recent white-tie debacle. Another highlight of Trump’s trip to England are all of the photo-ops he is NOT having, with even Boris Johnson refusing to be seen with the extremely unpopular president. Matt takes calls, is gifted the…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 3, 2019

Matt shares details about his wonderful summer weekend full of pleasantries contrasted with Hunter’s weekend of having his brand new car stolen. In audio obtained by the DFL, GOP Sen. Karin Housley claimed that Alec Smith "didn’t need to die" and that "he could have called his doctor" to get his $1,300 a month insulin…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 31, 2019

Matt speaks with Cliff Schecter as Matt and Cliff have a bit of a disagreement on how they interpreted Robert Mueller’s speech. Then on how the Democratic Party will fail in the long run if we don’t hold Trump accountable now.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 30, 2019

Matt takes a look at some claims by Rep. Nick Zerwas about the northstar commuter line. Then MN Senate Republicans appear to be getting blow back on not passing the emergency insulin bill. The ag economy continues to take more hits including the soybean market losing 9 billion dollars.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 29, 2019

Matt opens the show with the story of a Spirit Airlines traveler and his unwelcome smoking. Nick Zerwas, state legislator/whiner, lies about light rail construction. Jeff Stein Joins to speak with MAtt about Mueller’s latest explanations of his report and how Republicans’ strategies for 2020 will be shaped by how Democrats proceed with potential Trump…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 28, 2019

Matt expounds the phenomenon of dying for selfies atop Mt. Everest.  Then he discusses the competing mountain of taconite ore in Duluth’s harbor resultant from Trump’s trade “negotiations” with China. He closes the show discussing Veteran issues  and the struggles veterans face when dealing with the V.A.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 24, 2019

Matt talks about the latest Republican shenanigans at the legislature as they complain about transparency and won’t pass things like gun reform, funding for the census, and gay conversion “therapy” bans. Then Matt brings up how senate Republicans probably would help individual people who need emergency insulin but are comfortable denying care to “generic” people…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 23, 2019

Matt opens the show with speculation on the subject of mysterious spike booby-traps appearing within the Minnehaha dog park; even the best case scenario is grim. Republicans find a convenient excuse to point their fingers at someone else for not passing a bill for emergency insulin. A familiar excuse to anyone who’s ever met a…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 21, 2019

On Today’s show Matt discusses his long-awaited colonoscopy! Also what, if any, responsibility does the author have to his fans when concluding long loved series. Friend of the show, Trace Beaulieu of MST3K, speaks with MAtt about the future of comedy and plugs his upcoming shows in Minneapolis.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 20, 2019

Alan Miller fills in for Matt today and talks about the state budget agreement that was reached yesterday. Did it provide enough funding to fix our crumbling roads? Also Alan takes your calls on the recent abortion laws passed in Republican states. Then state Senators Jim Carlson and Greg Clausen call in to talk about…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 17, 2019

Matt starts out the show on fire calling out Democratic congressional leaders for not having the spine to hold Trump and his cronies accountable. Also DFLers seem to be holding the line against MN Senate Republican obstruction. A response to a troll who says the Mueller Report is a sham. And a final word about…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 16, 2019

What does your cat do when it goes outdoors? The question may linger in the mind of anyone who has an outdoor cat, and the answer has become quite a bit clearer in the age of YouTube and GoPro cameras. It’s not a pretty picture, though—just take it from this 2013 New York Times headline: “That Cuddly…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 14, 2019

Matt talks more about his colonoscopy coming up and some of the food restrictions he’ll have the night before. Then DFLers need to get more aggressive calling out Republicans…especially with the state budget negotiations.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 13, 2019

Matt zen gardening tips before he addresses his colonoscopy. Media bias with outlets refusing to cover Tony Jurgens (R) threatening Jamie Becker-Finn (DFL) at the State Capitol. No media coverage to be found, however a bear attacking a dog in Wisconsin was a front page story. Republican aggression is getting out of control. Trump China…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 10, 2019

Matt talks about the disastrous Trump tariffs and how much they’re hurting everyone. Also why aren’t DFLers calling out Republican state rep. Tony Jurgens with more force. And national Democratic congressional leaders are weak.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 9, 2019

Bike lane talk, how do we deal with belligerent riders. Story of a violent rider. Matt supports bikers but has some observations on the bike lanes and how they are used. Calvin “Cal” Bahr is an American politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives and calls for violence against Democrats. No media coverage…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 8, 2019

State representative Tony Jurgens, R-Cottage Grove, was called out for “aggressive, inappropriate behavior following a vote on the House floor on April 29, 2019” in a protest and dissent letter signed by a long list of his DFL colleagues. Republicans have been threatening violence at the State Capitol, if a Democrat would have said the…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 7, 2019

Matt talks about why Amy Klobuchar is making a big mistake going on FOX News for a town hall. Minnesota Senate Republicans aren’t willing to make ANY concessions in budget negotiations. Also Republican representative Matt Grossell gets in some legal trouble over the weekend after being intoxicated. And another Republican rep, Tony Jurgens, got upset…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 29, 2019

Matt talks about how insane the box office numbers are for Avengers: Endgame. Then Matt got into a Facebook argument over the weekend with a troll who made up revisionist history about the civil war. Also Matt calls out the people who sued to change Lake Bda Maka Ska back to Calhoun and how they’re…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 23, 2019

On today’s show we debate whether Joe Mauer was holing the Twins back the past few years. Also why Republicans can’t admit they were wrong on Donald Trump. Democrats are too concerned about appeasing a small number of moderate Republicans who won’t vote for them anyways. Why Democrats need to grow a spine and impeach…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 22, 2019

Easter weekend recap. A Chanhassen man has been charged with felony terroristic threats after he allegedly pointed a gun at two people in Eden Prairie, according to a Hennepin County criminal complaint. Daniel Murray Skrove, 55, is charged with two counts of felony terroristic threats. He faces up to 10 years in prison and a…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 19, 2019

Matt talks about a possible replacement for onions and orchids with NextDoor or a similar app/website. Then a hilarious story about how someone used one of those apps asking for outrageous/unreasonable things after having their first baby. Then more on the Mueller report and how Trump has not been cleared of collusion or obstruction of…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 18, 2019

Mueller report released! Steele dossier confirms pee-pee tape exists. Trump has committed obstruction of justice over 10 documented times. Trump’s dumb dumb son can’t get out of treason Swastika acres renamed 70 years late. Mueller report reveals how Trump reacted to special counsel appointment: ‘I’m f—ed’ After Sessions delivered the news, “the President slumped back…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 16, 2019

Matt starts the show by asking what will be the bigger movie: End Game or the Rose of Skywalker. Then Matt calls out some Democrats for not defending Ilhan Omar. Also thoughts on Trump supporters and the media narrative after yesterday’s Trump Minnesota rally.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 12, 2019

Star Wars trailer and other pop culture chatter (Matt references lil peep). Trump coming to Minnesota! Also threatens to send all immigrants obtained at the border to sanctuary cities, which may be the best thing he has done in his presidency.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 11, 2019

On today’s show snow/sleet/rain/ice/windmaggeden continues! A teen gets pulled over for going 96 MPH on 169 while Facetiming. How did Trump somehow forget who Julian Asange is? Why 2020 is so important for the future of the country. Then a conversation about how Illhan Omar is the new big villain for Republicans.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 9, 2019

On today’s show we replay our favorite episode of “Kurt Your Enthusiasm” where house minority leader Kurt Daudt throws a tantrum on the house floor. Then why rich people want to keep the poor poor. Also why grading schools doesn’t work because comparing wealthy suburban schools to inter city schools is not an apples to…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 8, 2019

Matt breaks down how much each fan must spend each game for public stadium funding to break even. In the Minnesota House Drazkowski challenged Representative Alice Mann (DFL-Lakeville) directly, attempting to pin some damaging claims of future woes on the freshman legislator. In response, the family practice physician crushed Drazkowski down to size with a funny,…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 3, 2019

The show starts a bit differently as we get Jeff Stein right away talking about AG issues caused over the past few years and the Republican effort to again repeal Obamacare. Also Matt’s thoughts on why Republican transportation policy have left our roads in shambles.

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