Austin Petersen’s Announcement Speech for the US Senate

July 7, 2017

Freedom Report host Austin Petersen announced his candidacy for the US Senate in Missouri at his family farm in Peculiar. This is the audio from that event. 


Roger Stone to Donald Trump: Legalize Marijuana

June 19, 2017

Former Trump advisor Roger Stone has started a new lobbying institution to convince President Donald Trump to change his mind on federal cannabis laws. Austin Petersen breaks down the story. 


Bernie Sanders’ Weird Religious Test

June 12, 2017

Senator Bernie Sanders applied a weird religious test when questioning a new appointee from the Trump administration. Austin Petersen breaks down the news. 


Trump Proposes Privatizing Air Traffic Control: Pros and Cons

June 5, 2017

President Trump has proposed privatizing the air traffic contol system in the United States, following the examples of countries such as the UK, Canada, and New Zealand. But is the proposed bill everything it's cracked up to be? Austin Petersen weighs the pros and cons


7 Ways Liberals Are Helping Trump Get Reelected

May 31, 2017

Liberals seem to be going out of their way to make Trump look as sympathetic as possible. It's as if they're working on his reelection campaign, generating negative publicity in an attempt to smear the POTUS, but only making him stronger. It's like the 2016 Republican presidential primaries all over again, except this time the Democrats are playing the part of Trump's wimpy, low energy opponents. Oh well. At least Democrats know what Aleppo is, so it could be worse. Austin Petersen discusses the controversy. 


Liberals Defending Sweatshops

May 25, 2017

Buzzfeed posted an article in defense of sweatshops, quoting economists such as Paul Krugman and Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times. When liberals are defending free market capitalism, you know something's up. Austin Petersen breaks down the news. 


How Roger Ailes Made Liberty Great Again

May 18, 2017

Former Fox News president Roger Ailes has died at age 77. Former Presidential candidate Austin Petersen recounts tales of his time at Fox Business Network, and relates a personal anecdote of how Roger Ailes' career inspired a stronger modern libertarian movement. 


Is Venezuela “Real” Socialism?

May 15, 2017

Free market economists Steve Horwitz writes at FEE about the dangers of central planning. Horwitz describes how intellectuals deny that real socialism has ever been tried in spite of the glaring examples of the failures of economies such as Venezuela, Cuba, and the Soviet Union. And what of the Scandinavian countries? Well, if you thought those were examples of real socialism, then you're going to be sorely disappointed. Austin Petersen breaks down the news. 


What Do Progressives Love More Than Science? Power!

May 8, 2017

National Review columnist Kevin Williamson posted a brilliant piece examining progressive orthodoxy. In it, Williamson argues that progressives are more than happy to set scientific principles aside when it doesn't confirm their biases. Bill Nye the "Science" Guy is a perfect example. Nye has proclaimed pseudoscientific theories on GMOs, but retracted them when his fan base elicited a stinging backlash. Austin Petersen breaks down the news. 


Arrogant Democrats Have This One Y-uge Problem…

May 1, 2017

Daily Beast reporter Joel Kotkin wrote a terrific piece blasting Democrats for their arrogance, and breaks down in detail why Blue Staters have their heads up their... you know what.

Democrat rage is all the rage these days, as Antifi riots against free speech and whiney liberal comedians sputter their impotent rage 5 nights a week on TV. The oikophobia has reached a fever pitch as Democrats are blaming all their problems on the Red Staters in their communities, but the problems of liberals are of their own making. Austin Petersen, former POTUS candidate explains why.