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The Freedom Report is a daily podcast that reports on news from a perspective of economic freedom and personal liberty. Hosted at The Libertarian Republic website, our podcast is downloaded by thousands of liberty lovers every single day. Whether it's the war on drugs, election coverage, big government intervention into the economy, or crazy conspiracy theories, we tackle it all so subscribe and don't miss an episode!

The Freedom Report is a daily podcast that reports on news from a perspective of economic freedom and personal liberty. Hosted at The Libertarian Republic website, our podcast is downloaded by thousands of liberty lovers every single day. Whether it's the war on drugs, election coverage, big government intervention into the economy, or crazy conspiracy theories, we tackle it all so subscribe and don't miss an episode!
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The Freedom Report is a daily podcast that reports on news from a perspective of economic freedom and personal liberty. Hosted at The Libertarian Republic website, our podcast is downloaded by thousands of liberty lovers every single day. Whether it's the war on drugs, election coverage, big government intervention into the economy, or crazy conspiracy theories, we tackle it all so subscribe and don't miss an episode!

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Episodes

Gun Rights and Dead Children

5/4/2019
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Moms Demand Action for Gun Control chief Shannon Watts took aim at the National Rifle Association using bogus claims about the number of kids who die from gun deaths. Austin Petersen, host of the Freedom Report podcast responded on twitter, arguing that there is no tragedy, no matter how great, that justifies taking away the rights of innocent people. It went over about as well as you might expect. Also, the end of the podcast is a more personal discussion about the future of the podcast,...

Duration:00:27:19

Is Conservatism Just Socialism For White People?

3/15/2019
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It's not socialism when we do it! Libertarian Republican Austin Petersen takes the central planner of the right to task. "We will never be a socialist country," Trump says. "Now let's engage in some central family planning." Republicans respond. Conservative Republicans of the US Senate have floated multiple legislative proposals in order to assuage the president's desire to implement his daughter's family leave proposal. But while conservatives are bashing AOC for her schemes and...

Duration:00:25:37

These Gut-Busting Cartoons Are Triggering Socialists

3/5/2019
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Austin Petersen of the Freedom Report podcast has a guilty pleasure and it's Instagram. The social network composed entirely of pictures was a perfect medium for an artist with a liberty loving attitude to capture Petersen's attention. Jimbob is a satirical cartoonist whose hilarious works are bringing joy amongst the enlightened, and fear and confusion amongst the damned. Jimbob's new hardcover book featuring his triggering artwork is on sale for preorders, and you can reserve your copy at...

Duration:00:30:11

Why Conservatives are Concerned About The Death Penalty

2/28/2019
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Austin Petersen goes to CPAC to meet with conservatives concerned about the death penalty and discuss the state of the death penalty across the United States.

Duration:00:10:47

Kids Terrorized Into Supporting the Green New Deal

2/23/2019
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Austin Petersen, host of the Freedom Report takes a victory lap on the announcement of his upcoming daily radio show in Jefferson City. Petersen dishes on the show, and thanks his loyal listeners for helping him get there. Also, Petersen discusses a group of kids who confronted California Senator Diane Feinstein over her non-support of the Green New Deal.

Duration:00:18:59

Amazon Pulls Out of New York and Democrats Pounce

2/14/2019
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The media has been fixated on Republican responses to ridiculous Democratic behavior, causing one to question whether or not the media is in fact, fake news. Ben Shapiro writes at the Daily Wire about the Republican pouncing problem, and Austin Petersen, host of the Freedom Report podcast dissects the Amazon controversy by pouncing on the Democratic response.

Duration:00:19:24

A Libertarian State of the Union Response

2/6/2019
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Freedom Report host Austin Petersen responds to President Trump's state of the union address. Petersen discusses the best and worst moments, and wades into the ever deepening controversy of Virginia's Democratic Party.

Duration:00:20:27

If You Like Your Health Care Plan, You Can't Keep it

1/30/2019
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Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris got some pushback from some of her party leadership when she floated the proposal of eliminating the private health insurance market entirely in a CNN town hall this week. Harris came out in favor of Bernie Sanders' Medicare-For-All plan, as well as the "Green New Deal" which would eliminate not just the entire coal and gas industry, but also gas burning vehicles. Are they nuts? Freedom Report host Austin Petersen breaks down the news with...

Duration:00:16:39

Will Justin Amash run LP in 2020?

1/23/2019
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Michigan Congressman Justin Amash took to the stage at LibertyCon last weekend to discuss potential future presidential aspirations. When asked about who the LP should nominate, Amash responded with a jab ostensibly at former Massachusetts Governor and 2020 potential Bill Weld. Weld responded with the grass of a Boston Brahmin. Former LP presidential candidate himself Austin Petersen discusses the news.

Duration:00:17:31

Please, Don't Kill Baby Hitler

1/19/2019
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Ben Shapiro is under fire from the leftwing press over comments he made at the pro-life march in Washington D.C. Shapiro mentioned a common thought experiment whereby a time traveler would be faced with the question of whether or not to kill an infant Adolf Hitler. As usual, the media's lies, distortions, and ignorance come into full display. The Freedom Report's host Austin Petersen breaks down the story where a podcast advertiser at the Daily Wire loses a sponsorship over the ordeal, as...

Duration:00:25:18

Why Not Just Let People Buy Green Cards?

1/14/2019
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Austin Petersen of the Freedom Report podcast breaks down the current news on the government shutdown. Petersen reads from the Daily Mail and floats an immigration proposal which would allow people to avoid the hassle of paying lawyers and waiting years to become American citizens. Let's just let people buy citizenship directly instead.

Duration:00:20:46

Yes, They Are Coming For Our Guns

1/8/2019
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Freedom Report host Austin Petersen summarizes some of the new gun laws coming down in 2019, and goes on an epic tirade against right-wing collaborators with the social democrats. Source: https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/new-gun-laws-in-2019-what-to-know

Duration:00:16:28

Republican Foreign Policy Apocalypse

12/30/2018
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Jim Antle at the Washington Examiner writes of the "end days" on the foreign policy establishment in the Republican Party. Antle's piece reflects on the changing attitudes towards war during the Trump administration, and how Senators Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul are warring for the president's favor for their policies. Austin Petersen's Freedom Report podcast is a preview for an interview with Antle, which will occur on 93.9 The Eagle radio in Columbia Missouri on December 31st.

Duration:00:24:13

Facebook's Crackdown on Politics and Sex

12/24/2018
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Kristen Thomas of Open the Doors coaching joins Austin Petersen again for another super spicy episode of the Freedom Report podcast. Petersen and Thomas discuss Facebook's new rules regarding the discussion of sex and sex related topics on the platform. They also delve into the Tumblr porn ban, and chat about what this means for sex workers, and how politics gets involved.

Duration:00:24:45

The Death and Rebirth of American Conservatism

12/20/2018
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Austin Petersen and Jack Stocker host the Freedom Report podcast to discuss the death and rebirth of American Conservatism. An article shared by Senator Rand Paul triggered an angry response from neoconservatives, and adulation from libertarians and Trump supporters. The article, read by Petersen in entirety, chronicles the change in policies from the Reagan/Bush years to the new Republican Party under Trump. Many libertarian victories have been had since the end of neoconservative...

Duration:00:30:27

Movie Review: Peter Jackson's - They Shall Not Grow Old

12/18/2018
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A documentary by a non-historian for non-historians. This special episode of the Freedom Report podcast is a movie review of director Peter Jackson's documentary about the Great War. Host Austin Petersen is joined by guests Jack Stocker and Camellia Plosser who attended the screening in Kansas City on December 17th, 2018. November of 2018 marks the 100 year anniversary of the armistice, signaling the end of global conflict and the rise of a new post war world order. Jackson takes footage...

Duration:00:48:39

Ghosts of Liberty's Past, Present... and Future.

12/13/2018
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Libertarian podcast host Bob Zadek joins Austin Petersen on the Freedom Report to discuss the ghosts of liberty's past, present, and future. Zadek responds to Petersen's recent criticisms of the direction the liberty movement is taking, and offers his unique perspective on where we've been, where we are, and where we might be going.

Duration:00:35:44

Gavin, It's Cold Outside...

12/10/2018
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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...

Duration:00:23:20

Conservative Media Mega Merger! Are Libertarians Next?

12/3/2018
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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,...

Duration:00:22:18

Why Libertarians Can't Win

11/28/2018
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Former Libertarian presidential candidate and Republican US Senate candidate Austin Petersen discusses the uphill climb Libertarians face in winning elections.

Duration:00:18:31