The Matt McNeil Show - AM950 The Progressive Voice of Minnesota

The Matt McNeil Show - AM950 The Progressive Voice of Minnesota

Matt McNeil is a proud Minnesotan, on live weekdays from 3pm to 4pm on AM950. 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.

Episodes

February 6, 2023 92 min
– An unusual weekend of little to no major sports – Climbing mountains is not easy! – Bucket list places to travel – Using a chicken as a weapon – Food fights! – Dr. Joe Eastman joins for a COVID update – The dangers of drinking – Changes coming to the MN state flag? –…
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Matt McNeil was joined our COVID modeling expert, Dr. Joe Eastman. They talked about why Dr. Joe is very concerned about new variants on the horizon, concerns about governments around the world moving on from COVID, booster shot effectiveness and more.
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– Are professional sports fixed? – Dealing with social media trolls – A new segment titled “hey neighbor, what the hell?” – Audio of Wisconsin Republicans admitting their stop the steal claims were false – South Dakota Republicans are NUTS!!! – Caller report on the Sanford/Fairview merger protest at the U of M – Don’t…
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Ilhan Omar removed from Foreign Affairs committee; Bob Kroll returns; murder-suicide in Bloomington; more healthcare insurance shenanigans from UnitedHealthcare; number of abortions released.
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– MN Republicans up in arms over the Crown Act – The price of eggs and what’s actually causing the price increase – It’s our national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff talk about the GOP trying to remove Ilhan Omar from committee assignments, Republicans running budget deficits, Nikki Haley announcing a presidential run…
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February 1, 2023 22 min
It’s our national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff talk about the GOP trying to remove Ilhan Omar from committee assignments, Republicans running budget deficits, Nikki Haley announcing a presidential run and more.
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Former Sen. Dave Durenberger dies at 88: Gov. Walz signs the PRO Act protecting abortion rights in Minnesota; Democrats needing to get down and start fighting; Prof. David Schultz joins Matt to discuss Durenberger’s passing and legacy; Patrick Coolican joins Brett; North Dakota threatens lawsuit over Minnesota clean energy bills; affordable housing.
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January 31, 2023 14 min
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David Schultz is a Hamline University Professor of Political Science who teaches across a wide range of American politics classes including public policy and administration, campaigns and elections, and government ethics. David is also a professor in the Hamline and University of Minnesota Schools of Law where he teaches election law. David is the author of…
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Recapping the weekend; why aren’t Democrats on the offensive?; pickup trucks top sales charts in the Twin Cities for 2022; the Arrowhead Ultramarathon kicks off; today’s news roundup; Greg Bakun joins the show to talk Doctor Who along with his upcoming event this week in Anoka.
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Greg joins to talk Doctor Who with Matt. Catch Greg on GhostBox Radio every Sunday afternoon at 4 PM on AM950 with replays of the previous Sunday’s show Saturday nights at 8.
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Scott Beauchamp of Friends of the Boundary Waters joins to discuss yesterday’s federal moratorium on Boundary Waters Watershed mining; Joe Mauer’s Hall of Fame chances; Minnesota Senate passes the CROWN Act among other bills; Tommy Barrett of the St. Paul Winter Carnival joins Matt to discuss the festivities; news roundup; remembering David Crosby to close…
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About the Saint Paul Winter Carnival
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The mission of the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness is to protect, preserve and restore the wilderness character of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico-Superior ecosystem.
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– Earth will have a close encounter with an asteroid this week – Is Joe Mauer worthy of the hall of fame? – Byron Buxton calls out “wannabe” Twins fans – A jury convicts a man for murdering Mpls North HS quarterback Deshaun Hill Jr. – Biden bans mining on the boundary waters, and Pete…
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January 26, 2023 9 min
Matt is joined by criminal defense attorney and former CIA officer Jack Rice. They talk about Alec Baldwin being charged in the “Rust” film shooting, 5 officers being charged with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols and a jury convicts the man who shot and killed Mpls North HS quarterback DeShaun Hill Jr.
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– Russia’s military is a mess – Minneapolis goes to one sided parking to clear snow – Inflation impacts the price of eggs – How big business takes advantage of inflation to price gauge – It’s our national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff talk about Iowa Republicans just being mean to poor people,…
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January 25, 2023 23 min
It’s our national political expert Jeff Stein. Matt and Jeff talk about Iowa Republicans just being mean to poor people, Iowa overhauling education funding, Mike Pence having classified documents and more.
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Baseball dinners and Rhode Island; sign up to become a member and get your calendar today; demolition of the Justus Ramsey House temporarily blocked; Bree Johnson of MJSB Employment Justice joins Matt; discussing the upcoming Oscars; Patrick Coolican joins Brett for his Tuesday interview; Hormel debuts chili cheese dip-themed beer; we didn’t have an inflation…
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After more than a decade in the legal industry and BigLaw firms, attorney and activist Bree Johnson saw an opportunity to do more for employees who are mistreated in the workplace with a career move to representing employees and plaintiffs. Bree brings a unique, client-centered philosophy to the way she practices law. Her uncommon business…
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