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.
Alan Miller fills in for Matt McNeil and talks about the Trump’s border wall and why Democrats need to hold firm against it. Also Alan’s letter to to the Star Tribune about Kirsten Gillibrand and the resignation of Al Franken.
Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes fill in for Matt. Topics include Trumps border wall compromise which Philip E. Wolgin the managing director of Immigration Policy at the Center American Progress joins to break down the details. Calls on the topic.
Hunter Hawes fills in for Matt today and speaks with Donzel Leggett, former MN house candidate and member of the Chaska human rights council, as he reflects on Dr. Martin Luther King.
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.