How do you run to the right of the second-most conservative person in the U.S. Senate? First, tar him as a liberal in the face of all evidence. Second, start soliciting freedom funds—a.k.a. bitcoins—to finance your campaign.

Stockman, a conservative who is challenging incumbent Sen. John Cornyn in the Republican primary in March, has already had some run-ins with the Federal Election Commission over campaign finance issues — so he may not be the ideal political spokesman for a currency that has no centralized network or official physical form.

Still, Stockman appeared in a Dec. 31 YouTube video expressing support for the virtual currency: “I really think digital money is more about freedom,” he said, adding that bitcoin is “a fixed amount of currency at a fixed rate, so very good for the markets.” According to Business Insider, he said his Senate campaign would show support by accepting bitcoin donations.

Bitcoin Takes Stage In Texas Senate Campaign [WGBH]
This Texas Congressman Is Now Accepting Bitcoins For His Senate Run [BI]

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  1. Posted by Severtech,com | January 14, 2014 at 3:28 PM

    The Palace Guard Propagandists will say and do anything to protect their messiah. To do otherwise would be to admit that they were as stupid as everyone else that voted for the Liar-in-Chief. The Shazmedia stricks a shazagain

  2. Posted by Martha Fooker | January 14, 2014 at 3:33 PM

    ShazaeNaziTard Radio doesn't want accurate info, so they can continue to pull the wool over their ignorant ditto headed listeners who don't bother to use actual news sources to check their facts…………home of the free indeed. This man chews with his mouth open, and doesnt wipe his ass. He finds no beauty in sunsets, and mocks all that is sacared. He wore sunglasses to high school every single day.

  3. Posted by Yen 100+ | January 14, 2014 at 5:54 PM

    Shazar are you commenting on your own posts now? Is this what happens when you do more than write a booooooooring headline?