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 wonders about a broader possible conspiracy between Trump and the federal forces invading American cities.
Matt starts off with words for Jim Hagedorn and Sean Nienow; Gretchen Piper is the Democrat of the Day; continuing the conversation on schools reopening; Mary Cerruti joins to discuss the upcoming reopening of the Walker Art Center.
State fair drive-thru; Minnesota update; Jeff Stein’s weekly Wednesday interview.
FL Rep. Ted Yoho’s verbal attack on AOC at the US Capitol; Matt gives an in-depth explanation for why schools can’t reopen; the passed police reform bill and failed bonding bill at the state legislature last night and why Matt expects the bonding bill has a good chance of eventually passing this fall.
Republicans demanding schools reopen even as cases soar; Trace Beaulieu of MST3K joins to discuss his upcoming event on July 21.
MN 25B candidate Liz Boldon is Democrat of the Day; Matt continues the discussion on Sgt. Anna Hedberg’s lying to the state senate about abandoning the Third Precinct; Minnesota update.
Sandra Feist is Democrat of the Day; did MPD Union Director Anna Hedberg lie to the state senate about the “give it up” order for the 3rd Precinct in Minneapolis? Also, MST3K’s Frank Conniff joins to discuss his latest upcoming project.
Mandatory masks; Matt discusses today’s limited release of the body camera footage of George Floyd’s arrest being shown to Star Tribune reporters; Jeff Stein joins for his Wednesday interview.
MN State Senate candidate A. John Peters joins on Democrat of the Day; Republicans continue to push for schools to reopen; GOP state reps Eric Lucero and Kurt Daudt both had interesting days yesterday – Eric, you think your supporters are with you on masks, and Kurt, did that suit come out of Don Cherry’s…
Today on the show, Matt talks about anger and ignorance surrounding the Covid pandemic, he talks to Logan Kortgard who is the Democrat of the Day, and ends with another close encounter with police.