The Supreme Court Upholds Donor Privacy

Shane Vander Hart: The Supreme Court ruling is a win for donors’ privacy and association rights for any charitable organization regardless of its ideology.

The Supreme Court’s Narrow Ruling Upholding Religious Liberty

Shane Vander Hart: The Supreme Court provided a narrow victory for Catholic Social Services, but it didn’t solve the problems created by its 1990 Smith decision.

Could the Supreme Court Overturn Roe v. Wade In Its Next Term?

Shane Vander Hart: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization represents the best opportunity pro-lifers have had to overturn Roe v. Wade since Casey.

Rush Was My Travel Companion

Brian Myers: For a lot of us road warriors, Rush Limbaugh was an unseen companion in our vehicles. Next time I hit the road it won’t be the same.

Farewell, Rush Limbaugh

Shane Vander Hart remembers Rush Limbaugh, a conservative radio pioneer, who passed away after a battle with lung cancer.

Vander Hart: An Example of Shoddy Journalism

Shane Vander Hart: The national press just ran with an unverified third-hand quote and made it the lede of their story because it fits their narrative.

Introducing The Iowa Torch and What’s Changing at Caffeinated Thoughts

Shane Vander Hart introduces a new website focused on Iowa political news, The Iowa Torch, and what it means for Caffeinated Thoughts.

Parler and MeWe Surge As Conservatives Look for Facebook, Twitter Alternatives

Parler is in the top spot on the free app chart for iPhone and Android phone users, MeWe lands in the 3rd spot for iPhone users and 4th for Android users.

Pro-life Pregnancy Centers Served Almost Two Million People in 2019

A new report from Charlotte Lozier Institute of approximately 2,700 U.S. pregnancy centers shows that almost two million people were served in 2019.

Targeted Christian Group at the University of Iowa Seeks Justice

University of Iowa officials back in court before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals for targeting Business Leaders in Christ because of its religious beliefs.

Myers: Are the Wildfires of 2020 Unprecedented?

Brian Myers: The data simply doesn’t support the notion that wildfires are unprecedented or the claim that these fires are the result of climate change.

Never Forget: The Names of the 9-11 Victims

In remembrance of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, we want to honor those who died by listing their names. Never forget.

Myers: COVID-19, Influenza, and Risk Assessment

Brian Myers: COVID-19 is not the flu. But relative to risk assessment in connection with public policy, perhaps it should be considered more like it.

Facebook Disables Account Saying 9-11-01 Picture Violates Community Standards

Facebook’s algorithm identifies an iconic 9-11-01 photo of the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers in New York City as violating their community standards.

Two Million People Call for Pornhub to Be Shutdown for Sex Trafficking Videos

Viral #Traffickinghub movement, now two million strong, wants Pornhub shut down for allegedly enabling and profiting from rape and sex trafficking.

Friday Five Items of Good News (Vol. 11)

Every Friday, Shane Vander Hart shares five items of good news or inspiring stories from the week to end the work week on a positive note.