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The Matt McNeil Show – 10/15/2019

On today’s episode Matt discusses Trump’s pattern of not paying in full for services he uses; states and cities should band together for a class action lawsuit to seek the proper compensation. The disparity of of education quality in Minnesota is incredibly high, is classism against the poor and working class the culprit? ALarming statistics…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 10, 2019

On today’s episode Matt begins with an interview with Jack Rice. Matt and Jack discuss the Kurds in Syria and Turkey and Trump’s complicity in their slaughter by Erdogan. Later in the show Matt discusses the Trump rally taking place in Minneapolis and encourages listeners to record the behavior of Trumpites trying to stir up…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 9, 2019

Matt opens today’s predicting an upcoming swell of “white” in Minneapolis. We’ll see how consistent Republicans are on their ideas about public demonstrations while Trump is in town. Matt directly addresses an Elk River man alleged to have planted spy cameras in MoA changing rooms. And Jeff Stein returns in the second half of the…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 8, 2019

Matt begins today’s show with a short summary of the newly defeated Twins’ most recent series versus the New York Yankees. ruminating on where the Twins went wrong and what they’ll need moving forward. Next in the show Jacob Frey is making Trump pay for his political rally and republicans throw a fit. How is…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 7, 2019

Matt talked about Sonny Purdue’s visit to Wisconsin. Matt appeared on Fox News to discuss President Trumps strategy on agriculture and trade. Matt ranted a bit about the ethanol waivers. Matt revisited his feud with Jeremy Munson.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 4, 2019

We start today’s show with Cliff Schecter talking about Twins/Yankees and the Trump meltdown happening in DC. Also Matt shares some thoughts on anti-vaxxers. And for some reason there’s going to be a counter-impeachment protest at…Colin Peterson’s office???

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 3, 2019

On today’s episode The Matt McNeil Show, Matt opens his show with an episode with an interview from Quinn Nystrom. Trump has started to just do his crimes out in the open in an abusive display of control over his Republican counterparts. Jeremy Munson saddles up with anti-vaccination ideas to double down on his insistence…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 2, 2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show Matt talks about the less discussed benefits of immigration, FOOD! Bernie experience an emergency health scare. And finally Matt discusses Trump’s deteriorating mental condition and the resulting “moot” rant.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 1, 2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt explores the current state of dairy in Wisconsin in light of the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue’s, comments on the feasibility of small dairy farms. What is causing these changes and how is this transition being remedied or rectified by Trump? Anat Shenker-Osorio (Host of Brave…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 30, 2019

Today on the show, Matt talks about absurd public stadium funding, how state republicans should be legislating instead of offering medical advice on insulin, and Trump’s threat of a civil war as a result of his potential impeachment.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 27, 2019

Matt starts today’s show talking about how people get overly obsessed with sports. Also thoughts on impeachment and how several members of the Trump administration are in big trouble. Then state GOP  Rep. Jeremy Munson doubles down on his call for diabetics to “just use Walmart insulin.”

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 25, 2019

For today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show Matt Discusses Trump’s ongoing self-made struggles after attempting to extort Ukraine. Is Trump so naive that he doesn’t even realize what he is doing is illegal? A White House aide accidentally makes republican strategy public in an email mishap. Later in the show Jeff Stein joins Matt…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 24, 2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt opens with Cliff Schecter to discuss the evolving controversy with Trump’s extortion of the Ukraine for dirt on Hunter Biden and the Democrats position on impeachment. It is looking more and more like the Dems will have to votes in congress to at least initiate the…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 20, 2019

On today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show, Matt questions how many individuals living in upscale neighborhoods are truly living within their means. What could happen when someone comes to collect their debts? Crime has been an issue on Hennepin Ave in downtown Minneapolis recently but also for the past decade. Republicans try to repair…

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Molly Beck (Matt McNeil Show 9/19/19)

Matt starts today’s show speaking with Molly Beck of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about Wisconsin politics including Sean Duffy and Jim Sensenbrenner not running for reelection and the latest on the Foxxcon boondoggle.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 17, 2019

Matt starts today’s show by talking to Jack Rice about the international impacts of the bombings of Saudi oil fields over the weekend and the Israeli elections. Also there was an e Coli outbreak at the state fair. Why Democrats can’t go “halfway” on impeachment. And Trump wants to stop some foreign absentee ballots.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 11, 2019

On Today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show Matt discusses his thoughts on Republicans using 9/11 to try to shoehorn political points into conversations that should remain apolitical and he goes into what caused this political divide in 1994. Drama in the White House continues over supposed firing threats surrounding weather forecasts. Republicans are up…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 9, 2019

Today on the Matt McNeil show, Matt talks about scared Republicans running away from primaries vs Trump. He also addresses yet another tragic police killing of a minority in the Twin cities. And he finishes up by reminding us all how the Trump administration continues to shun the local agriculture industry.

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 6, 2019

Vaping has been causing a surge of hospitalizations The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and other state officials also updated reporters Friday on investigations into cases of pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes. So far, the CDC said 450 cases of vaping-related lung illnesses in 33 states and…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 5, 2019

On Today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt speaks with Kirk Duckwall (House Geeks Real Estate Show, AM 950 @ 12pm Sunday)to discuss Matt’s fears regarding a possible upcoming housing crisis. Is Trump’s infamous Sharpie’d hurricane map indicative of a larger problem? 8 year old is strip searched by school officials. High school coaches…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 4, 2019

On today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show, Matt explores the misdirection of farm relief for Trump’s tariff fiasco towards those least in need. The Charlemagne Institute has an interesting code word for Hitler(“our friend”) to use when discussing their ever so precious JUDEO-Christian values. Jeff Stein joins the show during the second hour to…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 3, 2019

Matt talks about how few people were at the MNGOP state fair booth as compared to the DFL booth and the shooting at the fair last night. Also how the movie Hell or High Water is a microcosm of how people voted for Trump and how the good guy with a gun argument is so…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 29, 2019

On today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show Matt speaks on the hypocrisy exhibited by the republicans of Alabama. Goes to war with the corndog preferers and explains the bucket of pronto pups in all their glory. Later he takes a peek at an inebriated instance taking place in the St. Paul Best Western’s hotel…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 28, 2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show Matt discusses the Republicans’ reaction to Obama’s tan suit versus their reaction to litany of controversies Trump experiences on a regular basis. Trump “jokes” about pardoning anjy of his aides for things that result in getting the border closer to being constructed. Would the media ignore a…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 27, 2019

On today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show, Matt discusses the neighbor from hell, police apprehending a man suspected of intentionally littering the street with screws and nails and Dave Osmek’s recent words about “chopping up” his political rivals.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 23, 2019

Ellie Krug fills in for both Matt McNeil and the Minnesota Progressive Repartee. We talk about Trump’s comments saying that Jewish people aren’t loyal to Israel if they vote for Democrats. Also Dr. Thomas Adams of Better Futures Minnesota chats with Ellie about Elizabeth Warren’s visit to Better Futures Minnesota on Tuesday.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 22, 2019

Gregory Rich of AM950’s Drink In the Style guest hosts this episode of the Matt McNeil show. Starting off with a discussion on the Minnesota State Fair and why it just doesn’t appeal to him. Sonny Purdue is held accountable for an oddly contemptuous joke at the expense of farmers. Jason Lewis is running for…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 21, 2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Robert Pilot (I’m Awake Saturdays 1PM – 3PM on AM950) guest hosts alongside guest/co-host/friend-of-the-show Bob Blake “From Red Lake.” They open the show with guest Tim Purdon of Robins- Kaplan, to discuss to most recent events from the Sioux City Native American forum. Robert and Bob give…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 20, 2019

Ellie Krug is guest hosting for Matt on this episode of the Matt McNeil Show. She explores how racism impacts the lives of everyone from “white colored people” to people of color. How does white fragility influence white people’s abilities to have a dialog surrounding race.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 15, 2019

Matt starts his show with Cliff Schecter to discuss Trump’s recent comments toward Netenyahu to bar Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib from Israel. Are the Republicans being dishonest about who is actually expressing anti semitism. Later in the show Quinn Nystrom joins to discuss the Emergency Insulin Act and her group trips to Canada for affordable…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 14, 2019

On Today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show Matt looks at the current state of the US stock Market. Are some of the media analysts being overly hopeful or are they just disingenuous. Jeff Stein Joins in the second half to discuss everything from the Iowa state fair to Trump’s comments on the Epstein “suicide”…

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 13, 2019

Matt Mcneil describes Klobuchar’s shameful take equivocating Iowa’s state fair with the glorious and grand Minnesota get-together. later in the show he is joined by Rifftrax and MST3K’s very own Bill Corbett to detail his Twitter battles with petulant Kid Rock fans. They also discuss the Epstein “suicide” and share their thoughts on the matter.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 12, 2019

Today Matt talks about his Twitter battle with Larry the Cableguy, the Trump administration weakening the Endangered Species Act, and how Republicans may end up losing typically red electoral votes in the 2020 election.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 9, 2019

We start today’s show talking about the incredible arts scene we have in the Twin Cities. Then friend of Trump Kid Rock goes after Taylor Swift for some reason. Also more on Tom Emmer’s antisemitic campaign letter.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 8, 2019

Matt talks about the local corporate media’s hypocrisy not calling out antisemitism from Tom Emmer after repeatedly calling out Ilhan Omar. Tony Cornish is thinking about running again despite earlier resigning over sexual harassment allegations. Also Cliff Schecter joins to talk about the Dayton shooting, the NRA-FOX News connection and more!

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 7, 2019

Today Matt talks about the two Minneapolis police who created the infamous “racist Christmas tree”. Matt discusses the recent shootings and their effects on America. Jeff Stein calls in during the second half to talk with Matt about Trump’s teleprompter debacle and his chances of recapturing the rural/farmer vote.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 2, 2019

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?

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 31, 2019

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.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 30, 2019

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…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 26, 2019

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.…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 25, 2019

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…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 24, 2019

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…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 23, 2019

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.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 19, 2019

Matt starts the show speaking with diabetes/insulin rights advocate Quinn Nystrom about the lack of emergency insulin funding in the state and the lies Paul Gazelka and Republicans have been caught in. Steve Drazkowski will apparently give a speech called “the case against Ilhan Omar.” Also a closer look at how far our country has…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 18, 2019

Man kills someone on the road in Minnesota in a car wreck because he was watching porn. Target is now selling Halloween costumes for children with disabilities. Target’s Hyde and Eek! Boutique unveiled two costumes that have been adapted for wheelchair users. The designs can either turn the wheelchair into a pirate ship or a…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 17, 2019

The Jetski daredevil makes his way across Lake Superior, Matt delights in the Schadenfreude. We check in on new developments with the Polymet mines. Jeff Stein calls in to talk about Trump’s tweets, are they racist?

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 16, 2019

We start today’s show reminiscing about mediocre (at best) restaurants in the wake of Perkins closing their last Minneapolis city restaurant. Then why can’t the media admit Trump’s recent Tweet storm was racist without putting on caveats? Also how we’re in trouble if non-voters don’t wake up and realize Trump needs to go. And what…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 12, 2019

Zebra mussels discovered in more northern Minnesota lakes is this what we should focus our resources on? Should we feel bad for lake shore home owners? Are corporations responsible? Matt’s personal evolution through life. How did he arrive at his liberal worldview.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 11, 2019

Matt talks the morality of insulin. The corporate welfare we give to high profile celebrities and businesses in Minnesota. The Republicans brainwashing the people and keeping the ruling class in power. The age of greed doesn’t only influence the Republican party as well.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 10, 2019

On today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show Matt details his theory on the source of E. Coli currently festering within the waters of Lake Minnetonka. The USA Women’s’ Soccer Team’s pay disparity with their male counterpart. The Republican’s intentional destruction of the Emergency Insulin Act claims it’s first victim. Matt sifts through Epstein’s connections…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 9, 2019

Matt starts the show speaking with diabetes advocate Quinn Nystrom about her trip to Canada getting less expensive medication as well as the push for affordable insulin in Minnesota. Also a mess on Lake Minnetonka (specifically big island) with shenanigans in the water among other problems.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 8, 2019

We start today’s show going through Matt’s list of recommended shows to stream. Then ANOTHER crazy story out of Wisconsin…this time about a naked guy running around who was on several drugs. On the politics side of things Matt wonders what’s going on with Nancy Pelosi and her not holding Republicans like Trump not accountable.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 3, 2019

On Today’s Matt McNeil Show, Matt discusses The faux-controversy by conservatives outraged by Colin Kaepernick. Does he have a right to criticise American symbolism from the age of slavery? Jeff Stein joins Matt during the second half to discuss Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s recent visit to the concentration camps, to see first hand the reprehensible conditions.…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 2, 2019

On today’s show: how do you interact with panhandlers and a new type of panhandler we’ve been seeing that’s asking for bus ticket money. Also Wisconsin finally arrested the serial toilet clogger. Also the moderate side of the Democratic Party is not for rocking the boat. And AOC visits the border and comes back with…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 1, 2019

Today on the Matt McNeil Show, Matt describes the care that Veterans should be receiving. Democrats refuse to pursue impeachment for Trump, or even holding the guilty Republicans accountable. Are the leaders of the Democratic establishment compromised by rich financiers? More disingenuous complaints about the language used to describe the “facilities” migrants are being kept…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 28, 2019

Matt gives thoughts on the debates and who shined and who struggled to breakthrough. Are Warren, Harris, and Biden now the frontrunners? And does Bernie have the same magic he had in 2015-16. Also state Senator Dan Hall is not a fan of LGBTQ rights. But he seems to be ok with Trump policies.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 27, 2019

Matt reacts to some of the SCOTUS rulings including gerrymandering and the citizenship census question. We need to vote in 2020 since it’s a census year!!! Then Philip Bither of the Walker Art Center talks about Rock the Garden and some of the other upcoming events at the Walker.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 26, 2019

MATT’S BACK BABY! Matt dives into his time up north and the realities now facing those communities now that the Polymet mines are beginning to look like a sure thing. How both Democrats and Republicans fall for the old trick of promising incredible jobs for everyone but are often left with nothing but pollution to…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 19, 2019

On Today’s Matt McNeil Show 2/3 of I’m Awake, Robert Pilot and “Uncle” Curtis West, guest host. Robert opens the show speaking with Brendan Johnson of Robert-Kaplan. Then Robert takes to the phones getting your views on the upcoming Democratic Primary debates this weekend. Finally the discussion turns to the Enbridge pipeline and Polymet and…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 18, 2019

Robert Pilot and the Native Roots crew fill in for Matt McNeil today and talk about the upcoming Dem debates and thoughts on some of the candidates running including Bernie, Biden, Warren, Klobuchar and more. Then Bob Blake of Solar Bear is on the show and talks about how he’s running for St. Paul City…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 17, 2019

Alan Miller fills in for Matt McNeil and talks about his frustration of never being able to reach a real person when calling a large business. Then a look at some of the SCOTUS cases that will de decided. The democrats need to open an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump.

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 14, 2019

Alan Miller fills in for Matt McNeil and talks about his experience of being one of the last tourists in Cuba due to Trump restricting travel now to Cuba. Then thoughts on candidates like Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar. Are they the right direction for Democrats in 2020?

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 12, 2019

In this episode Matt covers the US victory over Thailand in the Women’s world cup. It’s not the score that is the issue but the behavior that accompanied each of the 13 unanswered goals. Minnesota is one of only two states with no laws barring rapists of their children from gaining parental rights. Republicans must…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 11, 2019

Matt starts today talking about the cold weather we’ve been having along with flat Earthers at Bde Maka Ska and Trump distracting from Mueller. Also Matt calls out an egregious aspect of Minnesota law where the mothers of rape victims could be forced to share custody of their children with their rapists. Also how some…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 10, 2019

Molly Beck joins the program. Billie Eilish drew a devoted sold-out crowd to the 8,400-capacity Armory in Minneapolis on Saturday night. Trump impeachment and speculation of different scenarios and the mistakes that are currently being made in the whole predicament. Court documents show a former University of Minnesota ticketing director skimmed more than $360,000 in…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 7, 2019

Matt speaks with Susan Du of City Pages about her story where Minnesota workers allege wage theft occurred at state-subsidized project in Thief River Falls. Then Matt reacts to today’s sentencing of Mohamed Noor. Also more Twin Cities couples are taking in roommates to help pay for expenses. And Matt has some end of school…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 6, 2019

Senator John Marty joins the program. How the Republicans killed the Alec Smith insulin bill. Republicans are terrified to deal with constituents about health care, Parent are responsible for handing down racism. Its not inherent, its been influenced on children. A teenager in Faribault is facing charges for a bias crime after he allegedly sprayed…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 5, 2019

Today’s show Matt uncovers the case of the arson at Bde Maka Ska, and lays out his plan for the individual found guilty. The Republicans try to take credit for past accomplishments, in this case, D-Day. Matt supports the new law giving the police the right to pull over slow drivers in the left lane…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 4, 2019

Today on the Matt McNeil Show Mat channels the late Joan Rivers and provides commentary on Trump’s recent white-tie debacle. Another highlight of Trump’s trip to England are all of the photo-ops he is NOT having, with even Boris Johnson refusing to be seen with the extremely unpopular president. Matt takes calls, is gifted the…

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The Matt McNeil Show – June 3, 2019

Matt shares details about his wonderful summer weekend full of pleasantries contrasted with Hunter’s weekend of having his brand new car stolen. In audio obtained by the DFL, GOP Sen. Karin Housley claimed that Alec Smith "didn’t need to die" and that "he could have called his doctor" to get his $1,300 a month insulin…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 31, 2019

Matt speaks with Cliff Schecter as Matt and Cliff have a bit of a disagreement on how they interpreted Robert Mueller’s speech. Then on how the Democratic Party will fail in the long run if we don’t hold Trump accountable now.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 30, 2019

Matt takes a look at some claims by Rep. Nick Zerwas about the northstar commuter line. Then MN Senate Republicans appear to be getting blow back on not passing the emergency insulin bill. The ag economy continues to take more hits including the soybean market losing 9 billion dollars.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 29, 2019

Matt opens the show with the story of a Spirit Airlines traveler and his unwelcome smoking. Nick Zerwas, state legislator/whiner, lies about light rail construction. Jeff Stein Joins to speak with MAtt about Mueller’s latest explanations of his report and how Republicans’ strategies for 2020 will be shaped by how Democrats proceed with potential Trump…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 28, 2019

Matt expounds the phenomenon of dying for selfies atop Mt. Everest.  Then he discusses the competing mountain of taconite ore in Duluth’s harbor resultant from Trump’s trade “negotiations” with China. He closes the show discussing Veteran issues  and the struggles veterans face when dealing with the V.A.

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 24, 2019

Matt talks about the latest Republican shenanigans at the legislature as they complain about transparency and won’t pass things like gun reform, funding for the census, and gay conversion “therapy” bans. Then Matt brings up how senate Republicans probably would help individual people who need emergency insulin but are comfortable denying care to “generic” people…

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The Matt McNeil Show – May 23, 2019

Matt opens the show with speculation on the subject of mysterious spike booby-traps appearing within the Minnehaha dog park; even the best case scenario is grim. Republicans find a convenient excuse to point their fingers at someone else for not passing a bill for emergency insulin. A familiar excuse to anyone who’s ever met a…

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