The Matt McNeil Show – October 18, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: Matt talks about the show he saw over the weekend at the Guthrie, “What the Constitution Means to Me,” and why it especially needs to be shown everywhere. And unfortunately one of the audience members had a cell phone go off twice during the show.

Hour 1 segment 2: The Minneapolis band Gully Boys had their van stolen, with all their gear inside.

Hour 1 segment 3: Are Republicans making a serious push to make Donald Trump speaker if the win a majority? The MN COVID-19 update. ICU beds are becoming more unavailable in MN. Governor Tim Walz announces financial incentives for teenagers to get vaccinated.

Hour 1 segment 4: Matt responds to right wing Christian conservatives who say they won’t get vaccinated because of their “religious beliefs.”

Hour 2 segment 1: Cliff Schecter joins Matt to start off hour 2 of the show. They talk about Colin Powell’s legacy, whether Powell was the last moderate Republican, Trump trying to defy the January 6th commission with executive privilege and more.

Hour 2 segment 2: MinnPost reports parents say a Duluth charter school ignored a racially hostile environment for years.

Hour 2 segment 3: A disturbing new report shows 1 out of every 36 black Wisconsin residents are in jail, the highest ratio in the country (nationally its 1 of 81).