The Matt McNeil Show
Matt McNeil is a proud Minnesotan, on live weekdays from 3pm to 4pm. Matt has been living most of his life in the state of his birth. He's a husband, a father of three, a veteran, and a broadcaster. He's worked in radio for over 25 years, starting with Armed Forces Radio in Nuremberg, Germany. He currently lives in Hopkins.
On his show Matt talks politics from a Democrat/Progressive perspective, but he'll also venture into parenting, religion, entertainment, sports, gardening, business, cooking, and many other subjects. He interviews politicians, political insiders, authors, pundits, entertainers, and artists, and loves talking to the listeners.
Besides being on air, you can read his thoughts at the 'Progressive Citizen X' blog.
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.
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,
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.
The optics of Trumps emergency address as well as Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi’s response, Jayme Closs found, Mark Rosen retiring, and more.
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…
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.
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.