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The Matt McNeil Show – December 12, 2018

Matt talks about the dwindling importance of Christmas cards. Michelle Fischbach as Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota and whether the state tax payers should have to pay for her legal fees. Women are being groped filling gas in Minneapolis. Michael D. Cohen, a former lawyer for President Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison. American…

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 11, 2018

Matt talks about how taxpayers might cover Michelle Fischbach’s legal bill tied to her state Senate seat. Also news on Trump and his meeting with Pelosi and Schumer and Colin Covert fired from the Strib for plagiarism.

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 10, 2018

Matt talks about the trouble with stock market and the pathetic spin Trump is trying. The State House Republicans love their omnibus prime legislation, MN House Speaker-elect Hortman intends to make Omnibus Prime; bills a thing of the past. Minneapolis is about to abolish single-family residential zoning. Under the plan, duplexes and triplexes would be…

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 7, 2018

Matt was jarred by two things today: The new Avengers trailer today and for a minute thinking Roseanne Barr instead of Anthony Barr was nominated by Trump for AG. Also Matt and callers share thoughts on the Minneapolis 2040 plan. And some media outlets are finally criticizing Kurt Daudt’s mute button. Why did they wait…

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 5, 2018

Matt talks about how the pharmaceutical companies got into bed with Republicans and the ridiculous cost of insulin. Also Cliff Schecter joins to talk about Republicans trying to undermine new Democrats before they take office in places like Wisconsin and Michigan as well as more Mueller developments.

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 3, 2018

Matt’s received some surprising responses to stories he talked about Friday with the Minneapolis Police racists Christmas tree controversy and the transgender Osseo student forcibly removed from a bathroom stall. Also will we have more racists emboldened by Trump like the guy who pulled a gun on Somali kids at an Eden Prairie McDonald’s? And…

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The Matt McNeil Show – November 26, 2018

Make sure you check on your Wisconsin friends/family after a rough weekend of football for them. Also does buying homeless people camping gear normalize homelessness, or is it about the only thing we can do given the current political climate? How can right wingers claim to be Christian when children are being tear gassed at…

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Conservative Christians are Defending Children Getting Tear Gassed

This past weekend migrant children were tear gassed at the border. Somehow conservative Christian Trump supporters are defending this. Is that really Christian of them?

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The Matt McNeil Show – November 19, 2018

Matt does the math and figures out how much raking each of us need to do to prevent wild fires according to Trump’s logic. Also more info comes to light in regards to the Twin Cities Chipotle controversy. And how should DFLers position themselves to make more gains in 2020, including proposals for rural broadband.

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The Matt McNeil Show – November 14, 2018

Matt talks about how Cook, MN just had their grocery store burn down and explains how much grocery stores mean to small, rural towns. Then why Minnesota should legalize marijuana. Also Jeff Stein provides more post election analysis and talks about all the Trump staff turnover.

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The Matt McNeil Show – November 12, 2018

Stan Lee passed away today and Matt talks about his impact on comic books. On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on veterans day weekend Trump skipped going outside to honor the troops because the weather was a little rainy. What would have the response from the right have been if…

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Trump Disrespects the Troops on Veteran’s Day Weekend

On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on veterans day weekend Trump skipped going outside to honor the troops because the weather was a little rainy. Why are conservative Republicans silent? What would have the response from the right have been if Obama did the same thing?

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The Matt McNeil Show – November 7, 2018

It’s an election recap as we talk about how the MNGOP got beat so badly in the suburbs and how Doug Wardlow was too extreme to win a manageable race. Then on the national side how are Republicans declaring victory after losing the house, how 2019 and 2020 setup, and Sessions resigning at the request…

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Conservatives Will Vote For Literally ANYONE With An “R” Next To Their Name

Case and point: Conservatives voted for Jim Knoblach in MN-14B (accused of molesting his daughter), Steve King (a white supremacist), a dead pimp to the Nevada legislature (Dennis Hof), indicted reps Duncan Hunter and Chris Collins, and of course Donald Trump in 2016.

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The Matt McNeil Show – November 6, 2018

It’s election day! Matt takes your calls on what kind if turnout you saw. Is Foxconn going to cost Scott Walker the governorship in Wisconsin? Jason Lewis filmed a campaign ad about being authentic with voters…that was filmed outside his district.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 31, 2018

It’s Halloween today as Matt talks about trick or treating with kids and some of the Halloween candy that’s not made anymore. Also Jeff Stein talks national politics with the #MAGABomber, #MAGAShooter, and what to expect in next week’s elections.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 29, 2018

Land ‘O Lakes pulls its money from the Steve King campaign…it look them until NOW to figure out they should??!! More media outlets are picking up the story about Ryan Durant being allegedly bullied by Doug Wardlow with now corroborating accounts. CD8 GOP candidate Pete Stauber is bungling his email controversy, with the coverup seeming…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 24, 2018

A right wing conservative terrorist seems to be mailing home made bombs to prominent Democrats. Conservatives are trying to deflect. And was the attacker(s) fueled by unhinged right wing politicians and media figures? Also a couple local stories on the disparity in justice between white people and POC and an update on the story about…

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The Unhinged Right and the Mail Bombing Attempts on Democrats

A right wing conservative terrorist seems to be mailing home made bombs to prominent Democrats. Conservatives are trying to deflect. And was the attacker(s) fueled by unhinged right wing politicians and media figures?

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How Did We Actually Get To Keith Ellison Being The DFL AAG Candidate

Matt wonders if we would have a close AG race if not for the DFL convention goers rebelling against Attorney General Lori Swanson and possibly forcing her out of the race.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 17, 2018

Matt takes the Star Tribune to task for collaborating with a far right “media” outlet on a fishing expedition against Keith Ellison that unsealed his divorce records and not only turned up no instances of abuse by Ellison, but embarrassed his ex wife. Also Jeff Stein talks national politics in the second half of the…

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Did The Star Tribune Go On A Fishing Expedition Agaist Keith Ellison

Matt takes the Star Tribune to task for collaborating with a far right “media” outlet on a fishing expedition against Keith Ellison that unsealed his divorce records and not only turned up no instances of abuse by Ellison, but embarrassed his ex wife.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 16, 2018

A follow up from our caller Ryan who on Friday made allegations against Doug Wardlow that after he came out and attempted suicide, Wardlow told him “you couldn’t even get that right.” Ryan wonders how someone from the Wardlow campaign found and tracked his Facebook page just one day after his original call to AM950.…

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A Follow Up from Caller Ryan on Allegations Against Doug Wardlow

A follow up from our caller Ryan who on Friday made allegations against Doug Wardlow that after he came out and attempted suicide, Wardlow told him “you couldn’t even get that right.” Ryan wonders how someone from the Wardlow campaign found and tracked his Facebook page just one day after his original call to AM950.

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A caller says Doug Wardlow allegedly harassed a gay classmate in high school suicide attempt mocked

A call from someone who says he attended high school with Doug Wardlow. A frightening call about when he came out he says he was ridiculed by classmates including Doug Wardlow which caused him to attempt suicide. He alleges Wardlow told him after the attempt “You couldn’t even do that right.”

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 12, 2018

DFL & Labor Endorsed Dave Hutch for Hennepin County Sheriff joins as the Democrat of the Day. Also a call from someone who says he attended high school with Doug Wardlow. A frightening call about when he came out he says he was ridiculed by classmates including Doug Wardlow which caused him to attempt suicide.…

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A MN Republican Isn’t Outraged by Possible Financial Fraud of Fellow Conservatives

Why does Steve Drazkowski have such a big problem with problem Illhan Omar’s finances but not not Rob Undersander (the rich white welfare fraud) or GOP house speaker Kurt Daudt getting his credit card debt forgiven from an agency that happen’s to have a capitol lobbying wing .

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 10, 2018

Matt speaks with our Democrat of the Day Joe Perske running in MN Senate District 13 (the only senate seat up this year which will determine the chamber’s control). Why does Steve Drazkowski have such a big problem with problem Illhan Omar’s finances but not not Rob Undersander (the rich white welfare fraud) or GOP…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 9, 2018

We’re now streaming on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube! Matt speaks with our Democrat of the Day Terry Gjersvik (MN-27A Candidate). Then Matt reacts to Randy’s call yesterday that was shall we say, light on facts. Also Duane Quam is a house Republican candidate in MN 25-A and melts down at a debate and steals his…

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A #Triggered Republican Snowflake Literally Steals The Mic From His Democratic Opponent At A Debate

Duane Quam is a Republican house candidate in MN 25-A and gets #triggered at a debate and steals his Democratic opponent’s microphone. So much for the tolerant left. Or wait, right. More at: http://www.bluestemprairie.com/bluestemprairie/2018/10/how-chivalrous-state-representative-duane-quam-shares-the-new-civility-with-ms-mahlberg.html

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 3, 2018

Matt explains the difference between when a rural white conservative steals almost 5 million dollars vs. when a black guy commits petty theft. Why are 18-29 year olds still not exactly enthused to vote? Jeff Stein joins us to talk about Kavanaugh, the FBI investigation, and how down ballot and future elections might be impacted.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 2, 2018

Our Democrat of the Day is Joe Heggard running in MN-24A. Paul Molitor gets fired. Matt and Brett disagree on if he should have been canned. Are guns addicting? And using gun nut logic isn’t it the addicts fault instead of the opioids themselves?

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 26, 2018

Are Republicans trying to put forward some fake Democratic candidates this election cycle? Republicans are hypocrites demanding Franken and Ellison resign but then are okay with Kavanaugh. Matt has some ideas for what benefits veterans should be guaranteed. Also Jeff Stein talks about the circus that is national politics with Brett Kavanaugh and the possible…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 25, 2018

Matt is not a popular sports fan at Wayzata high school. Everson Griffin is going througha  rough time with possible mental illness…is it due to concussion issues and why the Vikings played so poorly Sunday? Why to evangelicals excuse sexual assault and hate Democrats more than they love America? And our Democrat of the Day…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 24, 2018

Matt talks about the allegations against Rep. Jim Knoblach and his decision not to run. AG candidates Keith Ellison and Doug Wardlow debated last week and Matt talks about how DFLers need to come up with a better strategy to prevent a right wing takeover of the AG’s office. Democrat of the Day is Zack…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 21, 2018

Matt speaks with director Norah Shapiro about her new film Time for Ilhan traces the ascent of 34-year-old Ilhan Omar from influential community organizer to the Minnesota House of Representatives playing now at the Walker Art Center. Robert Bierman is the right candidate for 57A. As a small business owner, father, husband, and community leader Robert knows…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 19, 2018

Matt speaks with our Democrat of the Day from district 5A, John Persell. Also info on music party taking place this weekend being put on by Women’s March MN. The City of Orono is suing a woman on fixed income. Then Jeff Stein joins to talk about the Brett Kavanaugh/Senate Republican mess.

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The Race Bating of Mollie Tibbetts

Republicans care about the Mollie Tibbetts case in Iowa because of the opportunity to race bait and campaign from it. Conservative are silent about Collin Daniel Richards a white murderer of a ISU student Celia Barquin Arozamena. Republicans are upset that Collin Daniel Richards kills their narrative that ethnicity and immigrant status are the only…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 14, 2018

New polling data has been released in Minnesota’s major races. Smith/Housley is apparently “close” (7 points) while Newberger is getting crushed by Klobuchar (his catchy campaign slogan is “protect Trump”). Also MN-19A Reoublican candidate Kim Spears has made lots of racist and controversial tweets. Democrat of the Day Samantha Vang in district 40B. And Republicans…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 14, 2018

Democrat of the day Anita Flowe https://www.gowithflowe.com/ Anita Flowe is running for seat 17B in the Minnesota House. She is a passionate advocate of enabling all Minnesotans to reach their full potential to contribute economically and socially to our great state. A west-central grain elevator is going belly up, alleging that its general manager spent…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 13, 2018

Democrat of the Day Representative Laurie Pryor (DFL) District: 48A. Local Republicans are campaigning as Democrats. Many are using blue campaign colors, running on Democrat talking points, and generally distancing themselves from the Republican party. Matt talks about the homeless encampment in Minneapolis. By the end of September, Minneapolis officials want to clear the large…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 12, 2018

Matt speaks with our Democrat of the Day, Jim Read, who is running in MN-13A. Also CD1 candidate Jim Hagedorn has quite the history of making racist and sexist comments on his blog. And Jeff Stein talks about the Bob Woodward-Trump book, Trump calling Sessions a dumb southerner, and congressional polling trending towards the Democrats.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 11, 2018

Matt speaks with our Democrat of the Day, Alex Hering, who is running in district 9A. Also is there anyway to stop what’s called “creep” pictures? Also Matt reflects on 9/11 and our failure to get our first responders the care they need. Also why aren’t Republicans furious about CD8 candidate Pete Stauber using personal…

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The Matt McNeil – September 10, 2018

Democrat of the Day is state auditor candidate Julie Blaha. Also condolences sent to the Republican candidates who crashed in a parade float. Also why is Karin Housley constantly using her NHL husband in campaign material.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 5, 2018

Why are Minnesota Republicans scared to call themselves Republicans on their campaign material? Republican Doug Wardlow is an extremist that we can’t let become Minnesota attorney general. Why aren’t conservatives outraged about Trump calling Jeff Sessions a dumb southerner. Also Jeff Stein talks national politics including

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