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The Matt McNeil Show

Matt McNeil Show – August 8, 2018

Matt wonders why 13,000 less Democrats showed up to vote in yesterday’s Ohio special election. Also elite lawn games in Edina. And Jeff Stein on national politics including Ohio’s special election and  GOP congressman Chris Collins charged with insider trading.

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Matt McNeil Show – August 7, 2018

Matt McNeil speaks with Cliff Schecter about the special election in Ohio tonight. Our Democrat of the Day is 10A candidate Dale Menk. And apparently Erik Paulsen’s boundary waters ad was actually shot in Carver County.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 3, 2018

Matt recaps the Pawlenty/Johnson debate and how both are arguing about who loves Trump more. Also Democrat of the Day is MN-26B candidate Tyrell Clark. Then a St. Cloud woman makes up a story about nearly getting abducted by a Somali man which turned out to be a total hoax.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 31, 2018

Matt talks about how some people say you can never question the police ever. Also after Steve Drazkowski criticized Illhan Omar for illegally taking speaking fees, why didn’t he question Kurt Daudt for getting credit card debt forgiven by a company with a lobbying wing at the capitol. District 2B candidate Karen Branden is our…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 25, 2018

Apparently conservative Christians now think sasquatch is the devil. More traffic Armageddon with pretty much all of 35W closing this weekend in Minneapolis. What’s happening with the Polymet land swap and why are some Minnesota Democrats supporting it? What will it take to convict a Minnesota police officer of a blatant gun crime? Then Jeff…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 16, 2018

Matt speaks with our Democrat of the Day, 21A candidate Lori Ann Clark. Then St. Paul City Council candidate David Martinez is in a bunch of legal trouble and Matt shares his thoughts on why he should get out of the race. And Cliff Schecter calls in to talk about the disastrous Trum-Putin bromance meeting.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 10, 2018

Matt talks with Jack Rice about President Trump announcing Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court justice nominee. Democrat of the Day Julie Sandstede is a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives representing District 6A.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 29, 2018

Matt returns from vacation! Matt talks the importance of unifying the Democratic party. Talks with Ben Olsen talks about his fundraiser for operation fishing freedom. Plus we hear from you, lots of great phone calls from listeners.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 19, 2018

The 35W construction project is causing traffic nightmares. Also Matt on why someone needs to go to jail in the case of Minneapolis police officers drugging suspects. And Jeff Stein on Rudy Giuliani being a terrible lawyer, Trump trashing the FBI, and Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 18, 2018

Commander McNeil reports for duty and talks about Trump inventing something called “Space Force.” Also was the CD5 convention really worth having? And Trump refuses to stop to immigrant kids from being separated from their parents.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 12, 2018

Matt speaks with Cliff Schecter as they breakdown Trump’s North Korea summit. Also why Republicans are too blinded to see why Trump is a huge disaster for their pocket books. And Bill Vikander is our Democrat of the Day running for MN-35A.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 8, 2018

Matt McNeil speaks with attorney general candidate Matt Pelikan about he got the DFL endorsement and his campaign against some big names in the DFL AG primary. Them Matt shares some thoughts on the unfortunate passing of Anthony Bourdain. And can Trump actually read (no joke)?

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 6, 2018

Matt talks about how to deal with Trump supporting trolls. Then a conversation about how the ag sector is so important to our economy and how Trump and The Republicans are messing it up. And a MinnPost article which speculates Why Keith Ellison is running for Attorney General.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 30, 2018

Matt speaks with our Democrat of the Day, Dan Solon who is running in 34A (the retiring Joyce Peppin’s seat). Also why Democrats need a candidate to run in every race. And Connie Rutledge gives us a preview of the upcoming Minneapolis/St. Paul Mini Maker Faire on Saturday at the State Fairgrounds.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 30, 2018

Erik Paulsen is finally having what he calls “town hall” meetings today. Also Matt on how the GOP legislature tried to force Mark Dayton’s hand. And Jeff Stein on national politics including Jeff Sessions and Roseanne.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 25, 2018

Matt speaks with former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe about Trum…errrr the NFL’s new policy on kneeling during the national anthem. Also Cheryl Youakim (MN-46B) is the Democrat of the Day and fills us in on the end of last week’s disastrous legislative session.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 14, 2018

Matt responds to a New York Times editorial that claims it’s Democrats fault that Republicans voted for the incompetent Trump. Democrat of the Day is MN-25A House candidate Jamie Mahlberg. Also #RandyinCoonRapids returns!

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 9, 2018

Democrat of the Day is Kelly Moller running for MN House 42-A. Then what is the Stanley Boyd school district in Wisconsin doing throwing away lunches of kids who can’t afford to pay? And Jeff Stein on national politics including the downfall of Michael Cohen and the Iran nuclear deal.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 8, 2018

Matt is joined by Heather Klassen a southwest Minnesota native, is running for the Minnesota House of Representatives, District 23A. Also Gary Kaunonen joins to talk about his book “Flames of Discontent” Based on the most thorough base of documentary evidence that any study of this strike has engaged, Flames of Discontent breaks significant new ground in…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 7, 2018

Our Democrat of the day is state auditor and candidate for governor Rebecca Otto. Then Matt talks about the poorly designed traffic detours in the metro. And Tim Pawlenty’s former lieutenant governor, Carol Molnau, endorses Pawlenty’s GOP primary opponent, Jeff Johnson. Also what to make of Arne Carlson endorsing Richard Painter.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 30, 2018

Matt gives his thoughts on Avengers: Infinity War. Then into politics with more on Karin Housley not exactly being great on women’s issues. Also Rep. Sondra Erickson makes a bigoted remark about Native Americans. And Jack Rice joins the second half of the show to talk North and South Korea.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 27, 2018

Matt speaks with Briana Bierschbach of MinnPost about more sexual harassment problems in the Minnesota House. Then a bizarre interview that was conducted with senate candidate Karin Housley about women’s issues.

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The Matt McNeil Show – Apirl 24, 2018

Today Matt talks about the rampant gun violence we are facing routinely. Rep. Erin Maye Quade (DFL) announces she is staging a 24-hour sit-in on the Minnesota House floor to protest that there are not background checks on all gun sales. She plans to read stories of survivors and stats on background checks.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 23, 2018

The legislature (including some DFLers) are trying to weaken clean water laws before the inevitable mining accident. Then Matt receives his first NRA piece of mail. Also the Waffle House shooter has been arrested.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 20, 2018

Matt has more drama with people at the YMCA being grumpy. Are some people who are rich addicted to getting even more money. Also why conservatives pundits are misinterpreting the Comey memos. And do Republican voter always think the grass is greener on one side (Republicans) than the other (Democrats).

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 18, 2018

The warm up is finally happening! Also Matt offers his campaign managerial services to the late campaign of governor candidate Keith Downey. Then Jeff Stein joins the show to talk about national issues including Hannity, North Korea, and Barbara Bush.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 13, 2018

Winter is coming (yet again)! Matt shares more thoughts on the millionaire who took food stamps and if there’s more of story behind what this guy did. And evangelical Christians will never abandon Trump under any circumstances.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 9, 2018

Matt shares his thoughts on hipsters trying to hard with “unis” (apparently segway type things with one wheel). Also Trump’s lawyer gets raided by Mueller and how Mark Dayton cleaned up Tim Pawlenty’s mess.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 6, 2018

Matt discusses the all the failures of the previous Tim Pawlenty administration. Also Minnetonka City Council candidate Keith Waxelman on his upcoming special election. And Matt simulates what an Erik Paulsen town hall would be like.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 4, 2018

Molly Beck joins Matt to talk about yesterday’s Liberal victories in Wisconsin. Scott Walker has a twitter meltdown. Matt talks how Democrats are so hated by Republicans there is no need to to try and convert voters by pretending to be Republicans.

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 3, 2018

Matt speaks with MinnPost reporter Brianna Bierschbach about the latest at the legislature including gun safety bills and sexual harassment training. Also the My Pillow guy is a big Trump supporter and why are sports and activities so expensive for kids. And Molly Beck of the Wisconsin State Journal fills us in on the WI…

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The Matt McNeil Show – April 2, 2018

On today’s show: Where’s your global warming now Matt??!! Yes conservatives are trying to make that argument that April snow means there’s no global warming. Then Matt mocks conservative outrage at Obama’s tan suit who are now silent on all of Trump’s controversies. Also Kurt Daudt and the GOP house still are clueless on sexual…

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 28, 2018

Matt speaks with House DFL leader Melissa Hortman about sexual harassment policies at the capitol and the lack of legislation being publicly debated in the legislature. Then Jeff Stein on Trump’s tariffs being especially bad for the midwest and ag industry.

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The Matt McNeil Show – March 27, 2018

Yesterday Matt received a membership in his name to the NRA. Today Matt talks about plans with the membership. Suspicious behavior from Mary Franzon. Is she leaving facebook comments as a setup? Eric Paulson doesn’t understand the definition of town-hall. We listen to a voicemail of his new telephone town-hall.

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