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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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The Matt McNeil Show – April 1, 2019

Matt talks about his appearance on FOX News and the panel about Biden and the final shot Matt got in against the right winger. Also why we’ll never get a ROI on US Bank Stadium, even with events like the Super Bowl and Final Four. And how conservatives have setup laws that basically prevent a…

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 27, 2019

Matt talks about his visit to the Minnesota Zoo to see the baby animals as well as a pickle ball controversy in Apple Valley. Also Betsy De Vos wants to cut special Olympics funding among other programs. And Jeff Stein on national politics including Barr’s version of the Mueller Report.

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 26, 2019

Matt talks about the ugly side of today’s GOP. Why do Republicans enjoy watching people suffer without healthcare. Matts analysis of where we are with the Mueller Report and why the Republicans want to block the release of the full report.

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 25, 2019

Before we get into our big topics we talk spring break and Captain Marvel. Then how Bill Barr was never going to write a Mueller Report summary critical of Trump, how the media dropped the ball covering the report, and what will the SCOTUS do when they’re asked if the report should be released.

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Matt McNeil Show – March 22, 2019

Molly Beck joins to talk the latest on the Republicans attempts to take away the power of the Governor and Attorney General after Democrats claimed the seats back in the midterms. Dermot Flanagan joins to talk Brexit and its effects on Ireland.

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 20, 2019

Bears are invading northern Minnesota! Then Matt talks about Minnesota Republican education policy only benefiting the extremely wealthy. Also Jeff Stein talks national politics including Republicans not calling out Trump for attacking McCain and whether the Senate can override Trump’s first veto on border all funding.

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 18, 2019

The Native Roots Radio crew (Robert and Wendy Pilot) fill in for Matt today. Wendy talks about her work with the humane society and how they’re trying to prevent lab testing on dogs. Also Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutch is in studio and talks about his work so far two months into the job.

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 12, 2019

Matt talks about the Brexit mess going on right now in British parliament. Also Matt’s idea on how to improve the “state” of hockey. Controversy involving Amazon in Shakopee with prayer breaks for Muslim employees. How this shows we are losing the labor war.

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 6, 2019

Matt calls out commenters on City Page’s Facebook page who are angry about changing Lake Calhoun to Bde Saka Ska. Also more on the Ilhan Omar controversy. And Jeff Stein on news networks being biases during political debates,

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 4, 2019

Matt talks about Saturday’s Blue State Ball and the amazing speeches we had from Thom Hartman and John Fugelsang. Bob Ivers makes a re-appearance, and not surprisingly he’s still a very unstable individual. Also Matt reacts to Trump’s unhinged CPAC speech and how Thom Hartman at the Blue State Ball compared Trump’s speech to that…

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The Matt McNeil Show – February 25, 2019

Matt talks about Rep. Cal Bahr’s controversial comments from over the weekend about running over people who support gun reform. Why isn’t the media all over this? What would the response be if it were a Democrat seeming to call for violence against political opponents?

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The Matt McNeil Show – February 20, 2019

Matt talks about the snow we’re getting today and how broken our jet stream is becoming. Also Matt shares some memories about his late father and the importance of planning for end of life. Then Jeff Stein talks national politics including Whitaker and the NY Times piece on Trump trying to end investigations.

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The Matt McNeil Show – February 19, 2019

Brett and Hunter fill in, Gregory Rich joins the program. Bernie announces his 2020 candidacy for president. Later David Schultz joins the program. Gary Severson from Citizens Climate Lobby joins to promote an event at Shepherd of The Hill Church in Chaska with Paul Douglas.

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The Matt McNeil Show – February 18, 2019

Matt talks about the misleading information being peddled by conservatives about a Minnesota dog being shot named “Donald Trump.” Also the Republican tax cuts continue to hurt the middle and lower classes. Then why is the milk industry all up in arms?

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The Matt McNeil Show – February 6, 2019

Matt talks about last night’s disappointing result for the DFL in the SD11 special election. And why don’t Democrats turn out every election while Republicans do turn out. Then Jeff Stein on national politics including the State of the Union and Amy Klobuchar’s likely presidential bid,

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The Matt McNeil Show – February 4, 2019

Matt talks about his appearance on Fox News and his debate about Ralph Northam with a right wing Philly talk show host. Find the interview here: https://video.foxnews.com/v/5998001355001/. Mobile home residents in Marshall are demanding improvements to their park. Also the Duluth News Tribune endorses the Republican is the special election in SD11 saying he’s pro-union…

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 30, 2019

Matt talks about the cold weather and how people in the Sun Belt aren’t usually bragging about their weather in the summer. And how was there a big natural gas outage in the northern exurbs? Scott Walker and Donald Trump’s FoxConn plan is blowing up in their face. Also Jeff Stein on national politics including…

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 29, 2019

Matt talks about how the cold weather we’re getting now was not that unusual a few decades ago. We still do nothing about global warming. Also why weren’t the Blue Lives Matters folks out in full force after the shooting of police officers in Houston? Does it have anything to do with the shooters of…

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 22, 2019

Alan Miller fills in for Matt McNeil and talks about the Trump’s border wall and why Democrats need to hold firm against it. Also Alan’s letter to to the Star Tribune about Kirsten Gillibrand and the resignation of Al Franken.

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 22, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes fill in for Matt. Topics include Trumps border wall compromise which Philip E. Wolgin the managing director of Immigration Policy at the Center American Progress joins to break down the details. Calls on the topic.

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 18, 2019

Matt talks the St Paul Slapper. A couple racist stories in Twin Cities high schools, are the parents to blame? Americas race relations. President Trump instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congressional investigators.

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 16, 2019

Matt talks about the Blue State Ball where tickets are now on sale! Why did Jordan High School basketball fans decide that when hosting a Minneapolis HS team to display Trump and MAGA signs? Then Jeff Stein joins to talk about the now cancelled State of the Union address and what Trump might do instead,

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 14, 2019

We start off today’s show with two dumb stories about the “Bird Box Challenge” and a drunk bus driver. Then Matt draws parallels between All the President’s Men and current times with Trump. Plus your calls on Trump being a traitor to the United States.

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 9, 2019

North Dakota tries to introduce a bill to make Bible teachings mandatory. Matt has a theory why it always occurs at this time of year. Minnesota has a special election coming up. Jeff Stein joins the program to talk 2020, Trump’s emergency border security address, and the white house not paying its water bill because…

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 8, 2019

Matt gets a massage before the show, but don’t worry, he’s still the aggressive progressive! Also it’s the first day of the legislature and Kurt Daudt and the house GOP are throwing tantrums. Philip Bither of the Walk Art Center tells us what they have upcoming. And Trump, no surprise, is not very smart.

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 7, 2019

Matt talks about the swearing in ceremony of all the new DFL elected officials. Also how Tru Shrimp chose South Dakota over Minnesota and the “argument” they made about “burdensome” water regulations. And Alicia Donahue of Women’s March MN joins to talk about how their group plans to keep pressing on after a successful 2018.

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The Matt McNeil Show – January 4, 2019

Matt talks Donald Trumps insane attempt at getting funding for a border wall. Also Matt breaks down exactly what a wall would require and how all estimates are extremely low-ball. Remember the old MN GOP headquarters being evicted? They were suppose to move to a cheaper location but it ends up in Edina?! Where have…

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 25, 2018

Thank You for Shopping: The Golden Age of Minnesota Department Stores Author Kristal Leebrick joins Matt. Laurentian Divide: A Novel, Author by Sarah Stonich joins to talk about the 2nd book in her trilogy in the bottom part of the hour.

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 24, 2018

Allen Beaulieu joins in the first half of the show to talk about his new book “Prince: Before the Rain” Mary Krugerud joins the second half to talk about her book The Girl in Building C. The True Story of a Teenage Tuberculosis Patient.

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 21, 2018

Larry Millet joins to speak about his newest book Metropolitan Dreams The Scandalous Rise and Stunning Fall of a Minneapolis Masterpiece. Michael Brodkorb and Alison Mann authors of their new book The Girls Are Gone the book examines the events which led to Sandra Grazzini-Rucki case.

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 20, 2018

Matt gives a preview of all the great interviews he lines up the next couple weeks. Then tragedy in Wadena, as the mayor thinks there aren’t enough nativity scenes in the town. Then Trump withdraws troops from Syria. Did his boss, Putin, have something to do with it? Also Trump has another rough week…especially with…

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 18, 2018

St Louis Park landlords are able to kick tenants out without due process stirs up some heated calls on both sides. Should vigilante justice be allowed where people call each others landlords rather than the police. Michael Flynn former National Security Advisor to Donald Trump. In December 2017, Flynn pleaded guilty to a felony charge…

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 17, 2018

Matt talks about how the DOW is down again today…could bigger losses be on the horizon. Also new DFL rep elect Heather Edelson receives some negative messages regarding being a mom and state rep at the same time. Matt shares a similar personal story about how lots of men are uncomfortable with wives making more…

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The Matt McNeil Show – December 14, 2018

Scott Walker ends up signing the anti-Democracy bill in Wisconsin…is anyone really surprised? How bitter and unAmerican are Republicans at this point? Also a scary story about a Normandale instructor getting punched unconscious by a student….who also had a gun without a license. How lucky were we not to have another mass school shooting? And…

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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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