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 about how conservatives and liberals are held to a different standard in rural Minnesota. Also Matt’s take on the Star Tribune’s click bate piece on Edina hatred. And could we have some professional wrestlers in studio with Matt?
Matt talks the X-games. Democrats in rural areas and why we all need to vote. We take calls and dive into topics like Trump impeachment.
Matt starts today’s show with a quick reminder to his listeners about the two new traffic laws that become active tomorrow. Jeff Stein Joins midway to analyze last night’s debates and Democratic strategy going forward.
Somehow International Falls fell to 37 degrees this morning compared to over 100 in Britain, which technically is north of Minnesota. An 83 year old white man crashes into a bus shelter but is not tested for a DUI. Would the same thing have happened to a person of color? A California law might force…
Today Matt talks about pet owners’ responsibilities with cats, the republicans killing the emergency insulin bill, and Trump attacking Baltimore.
Joe Scarborough stealing slogans from Gary in Minneapolis?!? Moscow Mitch is an important saying to echo however. Mitch McConnell is the biggest danger to democracy. Democrats are screwing up free ice cream day by talking about rules and shaming kids until they sucked all the fun out of it until free ice cream day sucks.…
Matt talks the post office and how ridiculous conservatives who try and criticize it sound. Pro-Trump Republican aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar Danielle Stella, reported to support baseless QAnon conspiracy theory. Tommye Myrick, actress from “Cane River” about the romance between two African Americans who come from a different class background. This 1982 feature film…
One full packed show! Matt highlights, the Dems largest victories in Mueller’s testimony today as well as Al Franken’s treatment by individuals within his own party for mere accusations. The inimitable Rutger Howard passed today. Matt and Erik take a moment recognize his most memorable achievements, RIP. Jeff Stein joins the show to give his…
We start off today’s show about an Alabama substitute teacher accidentally shooting off his gun in a classroom and shooting a student. Boris Johnson as PM will lead to an economic collapse in Great Britain due to his Brexit stances. Also Rob Undersander (Minnesota’s wealthy white welfare fraud) is back in the news.
Today Matt talks with Cliff Schecter about Trump’s racism. Afterwards, Matt talks about racism in general among Americans. To finish, Matt talks about Al Franken and his resignation from 2017.