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.
Thor opens tonight! Matt’s excited for it and also shares memories of some of his favorite old theaters. Then Matt and lots of callers react to recent statements made by Donna Brazille regarding the 2016 Democratic primary between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Matt talks about he was wrong about the Mall of America. Praises their business practice for closing on Thanksgiving. Talks about Trump tax plan. Matt shares story of how the DNC took money from Hillary Clinton to save their debt, unfair for Bernie Sanders.
On today’s show: Actual cold weather in late October/early November. The GOP tax bill raise taxes on anyone making less than $300,000. The Star Tribune runs an article about a grand total of two people (out of more than 166,000) complaining about MNSure’s website. And who exactly crashed MNSure’s phone system last year and why…
Matt has a special Halloween edition. Talking about spooky things like the Trump Russian scandal. Matt corrects a military general about the civil war.
It’s Manafort Monday as Matt McNeil speaks with both Cliff Schecter and Jack Rice about the indictments of Paul Manafort and perhaps the bigger story of the guilty plea of George Papadopoulos.
Matt talks about the first snow fall of the year. Halloween on the weekend before? Breaks down the St Paul Mayoral race. The St. Paul Police Federation accused Melvin Carter, who is black, of doing too little to secure two handguns that were stolen from his home in an August burglary. The Police Federation has endorsed…
Matt talks with Terry John Zila about food specifically apples and seafood. Matt starts the show off talking about upcoming snow in Minnesota as well as Trump Russia dossier.
Snowmageddon is coming!!!! (ok not really but it’s being hyped that way). On a more serious note it’s the anniversary of Paul Wellstone’s death. Matt shares his memories about Sen. Wellstone and whether Democrats can find another Wellstone. Then the St. Paul Police Federation sends Melvin Carter what we calls a racist letter. Also Jeff…
Matt talks about Hopkins / Edina school-board and city councils. Also touches on the Minneapolis Mayor race as well as the MN Governor race. 2018 is EVERYTHING.
Donald Trump has golfed 75 times so far during his presidency. President Obama (according to a right wring website) golfed an average of 38 times a year. So where’s the conservative outrage at Trump? Then the dirty little secret about how undocumented farm workers have carried big ag and are now disappearing in the age…