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.
On today’s show the renaming of Lake Calhoun and how people who say renaming causes us to “forget history” don’t seem to actually know the history of John C. Calhoun. Also fireworks at a Mankato city council meeting and Trump yet again c0ompletely disrespecting our troops.
Matt is joined by Cory Zurowski of City Pages to talk about Erik Paulsen and his recent article The Cowardly Lion: Minnesota needs a hero. It has Erik Paulsen instead. Later Matt digs into Trump’s inability to properly deal with casualties in Niger.
Matt spends the hour talking pipelines. Takes calls and is surprised by AM 950’s own Robert Pilot host of I’m Awake.
Matt spends the hour talking about health care and Donald Trumps recent executive order undermining Obamacare.
On today’s show: No ice palace this winter? What’s up with that? Then how Trump is emboldening racists in our country since his election. Also Minnesota Republicans reject a modest 2 percent raise for public employees.
Matt talks about KC BBQ. Trump’s embarrassing handling of Puerto Rico. Takes calls about the current state of Republican Party. Ends with Edina High School racist letter to editor.
Matt talks about his trip to Kansas City and how people need to support local businesses and attractions in their towns. Then Jack Rice joins the show to talk about the rift between Trump and his generals regarding the transgender ban, nuclear weapons, the Iran deal, etc.
Alan Miller fills in for Matt today and speaks with Angie Craig about her run for Congress in 2018 against Jason Lewis.
Matt starts the program off celebrating the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx and a discussion on women’s sports and the struggle in our society to gain popularity. Elizabeth Warren coming to Minnesota. Matt’s politics corner talking about Bob Ivers racist view about light rail coming to Hopkins. Gun control and the Republican response to Las Vegas…