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.
Dermot Flanagan joins Matt from Ireland to talk St Patrick’s Day.
A new cell phone identity theft scheme is making the rounds in the Twin Cities. And Republicans don’t like free speech and the school walk outs today. Then Jeff Stein talks national politics with Matt including the PA-18 special election and the Rex Tillerson firing.
Why did Trump fire Rex Tillerson? Was he told by Putin to do so? And Democrats are overthinking their strategy on the 2018 elections. Also Molly Beck of the Wisconsin State Journal on the latest Scott Walker debacles.
On today’s show: Thanks to everyone for attending this year’s Blue State Ball! Also Cliff Schecter joins to talk about Trump’s murderer’s row of imbeciles (aka his cabinet) and how much trouble national Republicans are in, especially in Tuesday’s special election in Pennsylvania.
Why did state senator Eric Pratt become so offended when a speaker on the senate floor said literal Nazis were Nazis. Also house district 15B has quite the cast of Republicans running to replace Jim Newberger. And why Republicans in the legislature are trying to put through a bill that deals with “in god we…
Matt gives some final thoughts on the Bachelor debacle. Then on a more serious note does the stock market now look a lot like it did prior to the 2008 crash? Also why the MN GOP gun proposals at schools do nothing to solve the problem.
Matt talks the Bachelor with superfan Hunter. Gun control and NRA nuts. Robert Baril of Laughing Matters joins!
How did the local forecasters miss the snow storm forecast by so much? Also how much has Trump golfed and how Trump’s tariffs will hurt the economy. And should we eliminate tipping so everyone can get paid a living wage?