2016 was a busy year for Caffeinated Thoughts, and thanks to your willingness to share our content we were blessed with a lot of great traffic. Social media, in particular Facebook and Twitter, drives most of our traffic.

These are our top ten shared articles based on likes and shares on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google +. These do not take Twitter into consideration as Twitter no longer supports share counts.

10. Donald Trump Flops on Question About Top Three Roles for Feds 

By Shane Vander Hart

Description: Donald Trump showed a lack of constitutional knowledge when asked what he thought the three top roles for the federal government should be in Wisconsin.

9. The Dangerous Myth of Ross Perot

By Adam Graham

Description: Adam Graham debunks the myth, brought up in anticipation of a third party candidate in 2016, that Ross Perot caused President George H.W. Bush to lose.

8. Ft. Des Moines Church of Christ Sues Iowa Civil Rights Commission

Description: Iowa Civil Rights Commission says churches must censor speech, open restrooms to opposite sex, Ft. Des Moines Church of Christ wants to prevent enforcement.

7. I Would Welcome Carly Fiorina as RNC Chair

By Shane Vander Hart

Description: GOP sources say it appears that former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is eyeing the RNC Chair slot. Shane Vander Hart would welcome that.

6. Robert George Endorses Ted Cruz for President

Description: Dr. Robert P. George, who has been described by the New York Times as our nation’s “most influential conservative Christian thinker” endorses Ted Cruz for President of the United States.

5. After Super Tuesday Ted Cruz, Not Rubio, Is the Anti-Trump Candidate

By Shane Vander Hart

Description: After Super Tuesday Ted Cruz has beat Donald Trump in four states and leads Marco Rubio in delegates, he is best suited to be the anti-Trump candidate.

4. Letter: A Christian Argument for Voting for Gary Johnson

Description: A reader letter submitted by Scott Scrimshaw: There is much about Governor Gary Johnson and Governor Bill Weld that I can get behind to support the Libertarian ticket for President.

3. Cruz Calls Out Obama Administration’s Willful Blindness to Islamic Terrorism

By Shane Vander Hart

Description: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) calls out the Obama administration’s willful blindness to radical Islamic terrorism when questioning DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.

2. Albert Mohler and Russell Moore Explain Why They Can’t Support Trump

By Shane Vander Hart

Description: Albert Mohler of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Russell Moore of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission explain why they are Never Trump.

1. U.S. Education Secretary Says He Is Concerned About Homeschooled Kids

By Shane Vander Hart

Description: U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King said that he has concerns homeschooled students aren’t “getting the range of options that are good for all kids.”

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