All posts by Owen Heimsoth

Owen Heimsoth is a high school student from Ottawa, IL, and writer for 71 Republic. He will be going on foreign exchange for the 2018-2019 school year. Owen is inspired by the ideas of Ayn Rand and Ron Paul. He is what may be considered an "ultra-capitalist" and is a strong advocate to the free market and maximum civil liberties. He also plays soccer year-round for school and club teams. Owen can be contacted at

The US is Ready to Accept a Moderate Party

America is ready for a third, moderate party.

Sign This Petition to Get Larry Sharpe on Colbert

Larry Sharpe is trying to get on The Late Show.

Fiscal Conservatism is Dead

The government cannot properly fund its own programs yet we are sending billions to countries that hate us.

Republican policies are shifting, but is it on the Right Issues?

After the Parkland shooting, Republican lawmakers are attempting to change their policies on gun control to attract more voters, but is it working?

Is Bill Gates A Closet Libertarian?

Through some liberty-minded responses on a Reddit questioning session, is Bill Gates revealing his libertarian tendencies to the world?

Meet The Libertarian Teenager Running For Governor Of Kansas

Ethan Randleas is a teenager running for governor in Kansas as a Libertarian.


GlobaLeaks: The Software Enabling Secure and Anonymous Whistleblowing Initiatives

GlobaLeaks want to protect those who would like to leak the information they have.


The US Reacts To The Memo

On Friday, the US House of Representatives Committee on Intelligence decided to release a GOP-authored memo regarding The Department of Justice, FISA, the FBI, and Donald Trump's election.


California House Leader Proposes a Ban on Restaurants Offering Unsolicited Straws

California's new joke of a legislation attempts to target straws.


SCORECARD: Was Trump’s First Year a Good or Bad One?

Trump, through all his good and bad moments, remained president. How did he do?