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 his trip to Kansas City and how people need to support local businesses and attractions in their towns. Then Jack Rice joins the show to talk about the rift between Trump and his generals regarding the transgender ban, nuclear weapons, the Iran deal, etc.
Alan Miller fills in for Matt today and speaks with Angie Craig about her run for Congress in 2018 against Jason Lewis.
Matt starts the program off celebrating the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx and a discussion on women’s sports and the struggle in our society to gain popularity. Elizabeth Warren coming to Minnesota. Matt’s politics corner talking about Bob Ivers racist view about light rail coming to Hopkins. Gun control and the Republican response to Las Vegas…
Matt begins today’s show by talking sports with last night’s Twins wild card loss and the lack of coverage given to the Lynx. Then a look at the background of the Las Vegas shooter as well as rebutting arguments gun nuts make, including a drinking and driving analogy. Also thoughts on the dispute between Minneapolis…
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?!