The Matt McNeil Show
Matt McNeil is a proud Minnesotan, on live weekdays from 4pm to 6pm. 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.
Hour 1 segment 1: Matt has some side effects from his second vaccine shot (but still definitely worth the protection). Kim Potter, the police officer who killed Daunte Wright, will face 2nd degree man slaughter charges. The character assassination of Daunte Wright begins, including from Brian Peters, the Executive Director of the Minnesota Police and…
Matt is joined by Jeff Stein as we talk about Republicans saying BLM tried to storm the Iowa capitol (BLM did not), the Matt Gaetz situation is getting more serious and Republicans are still shying away from commenting, and DC statehood advancing through Congress.
Blue State Ball has been postponed; Chauvin trial updates; virus update; Patrick Coolican joins Brett; Daunte Wright updates; why most Republicans think this is just “good police work”.
Hour 1: As you may have guessed, we have a ton of news to cover today. We with the police shooting of Daunte Wright and details of what happened in Brooklyn Center. Why was Wright pulled over in the first place and how does an officer mix up a their taser and their gun? A…
Hour 1 segments 1/2: Blue State Ball updates, maintenance Tuesday at AM950 (we might be off the air periodically), and a recap of the Derek Chauvin trial. Hour 1 segment 3: Matt’s opinion’s on the Chauvin trial from today and how the defense is still making absurd arguments about how Chauvin wasn’t responsible for George…
Brett Johnson interviews DFL house majority leader Ryan Winkler about tax fairness, education and more.
Matt speaks with author Brandy Schillace about her new book, Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher: A Monkey’s Head, the Pope’s Neuroscientist, and the Quest to Transplant the Soul.
Chauvin trial updates; Rochester woman arrested in US Capitol insurrection; virus update; Sven Sundgaard joins the show.