The U.S. Senate’s longest-serving member, U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), announced he will retire at the end of 2018 setting up Mitt Romney for a potential Senate run.
Shane Vander Hart looks back at 2017 and highlights our top 10 most visited articles written this year at Caffeinated Thoughts.
After Planned Parenthood of the Heartland’s official closing of their Bettendorf clinic, the abortion giant is down to just nine clinics in the state of Iowa.
Chuck Grassley: Christmas is a time to come together with family and friends, to celebrate the great blessings of life and the birth of our Lord and Savior.
Shane Vander Hart: Depending on who you ask the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) that Congress passed this week will usher in the apocalypse or it is the best thing since sliced bread.
All of Iowa’s Republican Congressional Delegation voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and praised its passage citing tax relief for Iowa’s families.
Iowa State Representative Jim Carlin (R-Sioux City) narrowly defeated Democrat Todd Wendt by 603 votes in Iowa Senate District 3’s special election.
Ligonier Ministries announced that apologist, author, and pastor Dr. R.C. Sproul passed away Thursday afternoon in Altamonte Springs, FL. He was 78.
Shane Vander Hart: It’s one thing to acknowledge past homosexual sin and same-sex attraction, but quite another to identify oneself by it.
Shane Vander Hart: As Christians participate in the public square what does our participation say about our witness for Jesus Christ?
Shane Vander Hart: I pulled the trigger. I changed my voter registration from “Republican” to “no party.” I declare my independence from party politics.
Becket announced that a Christian student group, Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC), filed a lawsuit in federal court against the University of Iowa.
President Donald Trump announced that the US will formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and start the process of moving our embassy there.
Money quote from Justice Anthony Kennedy: “…the state in its position here has neither been tolerant nor respectful of Mr. Phillips religious beliefs.”
Shane Vander Hart: The claim that President Donald Trump is above obstruction of justice charges is ludicrous, but so is calling firing the FBI director obstruction.
Iowa’s U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley respond after the U.S. Senate passed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 on a 51-49 vote.