Thank You for a Great First Briefing


The first Caffeinated Thoughts Briefing is in the books, we have a great foundation to build upon for next year, and there are a lot of people to thank.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio – 9-6-14


Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Chelsen Vicari about the influence of the Evangelical Left on Millenials & Steve Lonegan talks monetary policy.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio – 6-21-14


Faith McDonnell with the Institute on Religion and Democracy discusses Meriam Ibrahim; Kate Bryan with American Principles Project discusses Common Core.

Bobby Jindal Orders Louisiana Out of Common Core

Bobby Jindal CPAC 2014

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) said he wants Louisiana out of the Common Core State Standards Initiative and its contract with their assessment consortium PARCC.

Latino Conservative Leader: Congress & Obama Have Ignored People of Puerto Rico


Washington, D.C. – Prominent statehood leader, Dr. Ricardo Rossello, filed a complaint today before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights against the Obama administration, the Governor of Puerto Rico and the legislature of the island, arguing that they have failed to recognize the results of the state plebiscite, held on November 6, 2013, through which […]

Grassroots Groups Push NGA Chair Mary Fallin to End Common Core


Several grassroots groups are urging Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK), Chair of the National Governors Association, to end the Common Core State Standards Initiative

Common Core Debated in the Iowa House


(Des Moines, IA) There were two subcommittee meetings scheduled on Wednesday in the Iowa House to discuss bills that address the Common Core State Standards.  Wednesday morning a subcommittee consisting of State Representatives Sandy Salmon (R-Denver), Josh Brynes (R-Osage), and Cindy Winckler (D-Davenport) met to discuss HF 2141 a bill that would direct the Iowa […]

9.7 Million Twitter Users Reached During #StopCommonCore Twitter Rally


9,788,450 Twitter users to #StopCommonCore to call on ordinary citizens to join and lobby for repeal of Common Core State Standards.