Local Minnesota Radio Hour
Local news and political commentary hour that will be hosted by a variety of hosts talking about local news and politics.
Doug takes your calls on the CD5 race as well as thoughts on the Richard Painter/Tina Smith race.
In the first half of today’s show Doug and Brett talk about the Pawlenty/Johnson debate and dispute between Richard Painter and the DFL. In the second half we talk with our Astrophysacist Paul Wallace about flat earthers, conspiracy theories, and the lake discovered on Mars.
Doug Pagitt speaks with Alex Thornton, senior director of tax policy at the Center for American Progress about Trump proposing yet another tax cut for the rich. Also why Trump calling American citizens traitors is so dangerous.
Doug Pagitt speaks with astrophysicist Paul Wallace about what’s happening on Mars among other science subjects. Also Doug speaks with movie guru Ryan Parker about the movie industry. Plus on the political side of things why Trump needs to be impeached.
Doug Pagitt speaks with Richfield city councilman Simon Trautmann about affordable housing in Richfield and a Star Tribune article about a landlord in the city and their controversial affordable housing units. Also Shawn Fremstad, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress tells us about Trump’s immigration proposals that place income and health restrictions on perspective…
Doug Pagitt talks about the recent controversy with the recent Star Tribune article on victims of sexual assault. Also your calls on Trump and immigration as well as conservative tax policy.