December 10, 2018
Right wing pundit and rabble rouser Gavin McInnes was reportedly iced out of a deal with Blaze TV after a recent announced merger with CRTV. The report came via a tweet from Blaze TV, which announced that it would not be continuing his show "Get off My Lawn" which had previously had a home on CRTV. The right wing media sphere was abuzz over the weekend, with internet users reacting and overreacting to the news. So what happened? Austin Petersen breaks down the news and shares his opinions.
Is "Baby it's Cold Outside" a rape song?
Petersen reads an article from the Philippines, where author Eric Jurado offers insightful commentary as well as some pity on the poor unromantic souls who don't understand courtship.
December 3, 2018
Exciting news from the conservative media space this morning! The Libertarian Republic's writer Caleb Shumate reports on a conservative media mega merger between Glenn Beck's The Blaze and Mark Levin's CRTV. Freedom Report host Austin Petersen discusses the conservative media space, and talks about what libertarians can do in the future to emulate their successes.
Petersen also finishes the show with the safest cities in the United States according to a recent study comparing crime rates, natural disasters, and unemployment. Did your city make the safest list... or the most dangerous?
November 28, 2018
Former Libertarian presidential candidate and Republican US Senate candidate Austin Petersen discusses the uphill climb Libertarians face in winning elections.
November 26, 2018
Is it wrong to report sex workers to the IRS? What if they're communists who think we should all be paying more taxes? Would it be wrong to report them? What if Bernie Sanders didn't report his income to the IRS? Would it be wrong to report him? Sure, but... it's sure as hell not wrong to laugh at him. Today's Freedom Report podcast was recorded live on Facebook in front of an online audience of commenters and pro-troll-etariat.
November 19, 2018
Freedom Report host Austin Petersen discusses a California Democrat's "sarcastic" remarks threatening Americans who resist gun confiscation with nuclear weapons. Petersen analyzes talk from lefties about secession and civil war, and analyzes what the left believes are at the root of the problems with nation states. What are the problems as they see it that could lead to an outbreak of violence? Not enough government control.
November 15, 2018
Freedom Report host Austin Petersen discusses an article recently that showed that only 1 in 3 Americans can pass a US Citizenship test required to immigrate. What's the cause of that? This podcast was originally broadcast live on Facebook and features audience participation with Petersen reading some of the best listener's comments.
November 12, 2018
Britain's tabloids are reporting that right wing death squads embedded in Germany's military are plotting to assassinate key political figures. The Green Party leader and former prime minister of Germany were allegedly targeted, as well as the leaders of groups responsible for allowing immigrants into the country. There's just one... or two... or three problems with the tabloid's reporting...
Also, host Austin Petersen discusses the end of World War 1, and plays a sound recording from the moment that the guns ceased firing.
October 31, 2018
Austin Petersen hosts a Freedom Report episode discussing President Trump's statements that he can overturn the 14th Amendment with an executive order. But is that the case? Petersen breaks down the issues at hand, how SCOTUS plays a role, and what Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is proposing to counter the president's idea.
October 29, 2018
Why do control freaks fear Bitcoin? Politico.com reported on cryptocurrency Bitcoin and stoked the fear of foreign interference in America's elections. Host Austin Petersen was mentioned in the Politico piece for having received the national record for the single largest bitcoin donation in a federal race... but did Politico report that accurately? Nope!
Listen in to Petersen reading and responding to the piece with a bonus segment reading some of his favorite quotes about Thomas Jefferson.
October 25, 2018
President Trump has reportedly signaled that he will legalize medical cannabis at the federal level after the midterms. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) said to Fox News that the president will also likely allow states to decide on whether to legalize recreational cannabis as well. But if Democrats take control of the House, will they derail cannabis reform so as not to give the president any victory?
Also, Freedom Report host Austin Petersen goes into some quotes over the topic of abortion, libertarianism, and liberals from one of his favorite authors.