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.
On today’s show we talk about yet another mass shooting in the US. Matt and Cliff Schecter discuss the lack of gun safety in our country and why we can’t pass common sense regulations.
Matt talks with Molly Beck of Wisconsin State Journal about Foxconn’s first United States plant and how Scott Walker and fellow Republican’s effort to tip the judicial scales in favor of wealthy special interests. How will Wisconsin be effected by the contract being signed tomorrow? Matt predicts the dangers of the deal and how it…
Matt breaks down why getting rid of the estate tax is absurd and how silly it is for anyone not a multimillionaire. He explains Money Magazines findings that every child receives 5.4 million dollars before taxes kick in. Matt’s Math shows how silly this bill is. Also 35W road closures before the Twin Cities Marathon.
Matt gives some love to both the Lynx and Twins for their recent success. Do Democrats have a chance to beat Roy Moore (twice removed from the Alabama suprem court) in December’s senate election (and other GOP leaning races)? Then Matt talks about why the GOP tax plan is bad for the lower and middle…
Matt talks about Republican health care and how the Republican party would win elections for the next 20 years if they put forward a single payer plan. Reactions to this weekends NFL protests and Matt asks Republicans what is an appropriate way to protest?!
Matt gets 10 more minutes of his life back everyday with 169 finally reopening. Then it’s the big issues of the day: the impending failure of the Graham/Cassidy Obamacare repeal, crisis in Puerto Rico, and Trump attacking black athletes. Is Trump using the attacks as a distraction from the Russia investigations and the hurricane disasters…
Matt talks with Mike McIntee about the Minnesota Supreme Court. John McCain appears in Ken Burns Vietnam a day before he says he will vote no to ObamaCare repeal and replace.
Besides our usual progressive talk, Matt briefly touches on the lack of success for Minnesota sports teams. Then some interesting expenses charged by the MN Republican legislature when they weren’t in session. #RandyinCoonRapids calls in with praise for Trump’s shameful UN speech. Jack Rice also joins to talk about that speech.
Matt talks about Colin Kaepernick and The Vikings. Cliff Schecter joins him.