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Bringing Reason to an Unreasonable Political World: An interview with Austin Petersen

Over the last couple of years, our politics have become more and more polarized and those in politics have become more unreasonable, seemingly day by day. One of the few voices of calm, reason, and stalwart principles that have emerged over that time is Austin Petersen. The former Libertarian Party candidate for President who gathered a huge following during his...

Riverfront Times: Missouri Candidate Garners Largest Bitcoin Donation is U.S. History

To the uninitiated, it doesn't sound like much — 0.285 of a single bitcoin.But with the cash value of the digital currency soaring, Missouri senatorial candidate Austin Petersen says the donation he received yesterday actually represents the largest single bitcoin donation in federal election history. In fact, converted to dollars, that small fraction is worth $4,500.Petersen is a libertarian who is...

Western Journalism: Republican Senate Candidate Reveals New Plan for Political Donations

One Republican candidate for office is attracting attention for a very unique reason. Former Libertarian presidential hopeful and current Missouri Senate contender Austin Petersen made headlines when he announced that he is accepting bitcoin as campaign contributions. “I think it represents the future of what currency can be, especially in regards to people who believe what...

American Watchmen: Interview with U.S. Senate Candidate Austin Petersen

American Watchmen Contributor John Tuttle recently had the opportunity to sit down and interview US Senate Candidate Austin Petersen. Petersen previously had ran as a candidate for President in the Libertarian Party’s 2016 Presidential Primary before switching to the Republican Party in 2017 to run for Senate in Missouri.  John: “Hey, Austin. Thanks for being willing to take some time...

Southeast Arrow: US Senate candidate Austin Petersen talks life and liberty, speaks freely on free speech

Runner-up for Libertarian candidate for president and current U.S. Senate candidate Austin Petersen spoke Nov. 14 in a strictly non-campaign-related event. Turning Point USA at Southeast, an organization founded around expanding the free market, hosted the event. Petersen began by saying he believed it was startling, but it appeared college students would have to stand up for their First Amendment...

The Western Journal: The 1 Important Difference Between The Senate Tax Bill And The House Bill That Passed

Following the successful passage of tax reform in the House, pressure is mounting on Senate Republicans to push through their own bill quickly. President Donald Trump, who has been criticized for not leading any substantial legislative victories in his first 10 months in office, had previously stated he wants to see a tax bill sitting on his desk by...

Springfield News-Leader: Hawley taking Missouri for a ride with Google investigation

Attorney General Josh Hawley is taking Missouri voters for a ride in his recent crusade against tech giant Google. Hawley recently received quite a bit of press when he launched an investigation into Google’s business practices. The premise of which being: "Google’s collection, use, and disclosure of information about Google users and their online activities,...

Guns.com: Q&A: Libertarian turned Republican Senate candidate Austin Petersen

Austin Petersen is running for U.S. Senate in Missouri — an effort that, if realized, would see him unseat Sen. Claire McCaskill, a two-term Democrat in favor of gun control. Petersen is on the other end of that spectrum. In September, he made headlines for an AR-15 raffle that saw him booted from Facebook. In an interview with Guns.com this...

The Libertarian Shaman: Austin Petersen’s Unique Ability to Connect With Voters Through Social Media is Being Overlooked by the Traditional Media

With Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley recently entering the Republican senate primary race to see who will be the GOP’s nominee against the hapless and out of touch liberal Claire McCaskill (D-MO), many pundits and prognosticators of all things senatorial, believe that the Hawley, a Stanford University and Yale Law School graduate, has the proverbial golden ticket and will be...

Western Journalism: Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill ‘Probably the Most Beatable Democrat’ in 2018, GOP Rival Says

Citing a survey conducted earlier this month, The Kansas City Starreported Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri was trailing Republican rival Josh Hawley, currently the attorney general of Missouri, by several points. However, there is another Republican looking for a shot against the incumbent Democrat. “Frankly, I don’t know if she thinks that there is a candidate that she can...