The Corona Virus—1918 All Over Again?

Dr. Jane Orient: The worst, possibly existential, threat is the stealthy, invisible one that multiplies exponentially. Biological threats proliferate—until they run out of susceptible victims.

Top Ten Most Visited Articles in 2019

Caffeinated Thoughts receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. What were the most visited articles in 2019? Here is our list.

Five Reasons To Give To Caffeinated Thoughts This Giving Tuesday

Kelvey Vander Hart: This Giving Tuesday, we are thankful for partners and supporters like YOU. Thanks for helping us keep doing what we’re doing.

Quad City Festival of Trees: No Trump Trees Allowed

Ashley Richardson was told that her Christmas tree violated the Festival of Trees policy banning political designs, a policy that didn’t exist before.

The Stethoscope Is Not Just a Prop

Dr. Jane Orient: High tech is wonderful and increasingly capable, but if the stethoscope is dying, so is the art of clinical medicine.

A Caffeinated PSA: Grind Your Own Coffee

Grind your own coffee and avoid drinking bugs because if you don’t you’re likely drinking coffee that includes ground-up cockroaches.

20/20 Baby Body Parts Investigation Shown in Court

Mat Staver: “Sandra Merritt used the same lawful recording methods in public places as the journalists in the ABC News 20/20 investigation.”

RAGBRAI Staff Defect From The Des Moines Register

The entire RAGBRAI staff resigned from the Des Moines Register to launch a new bike ride in protest of the paper’s handling of the Carson King story.

The Des Moines Register’s Irresponsible Twitter Trolling of Carson King

The Des Moines Register diving seven years into Carson King’s Twitter account is not good journalism, it’s needlessly digging for dirt on a private citizen.

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Support Veterans No Matter Your Opinion On American Military

Kelvey Vander Hart: This Memorial Day, support American soldiers no matter your thoughts about our military.

Should We Panic over the Measles Outbreaks?

Dr. Jane Orient: Outbreaks have occurred in populations with a near-100 percent vaccination rate. Was it vaccine failure?

Pro-Life Christians to Pray at Abortion Clinics Nationwide on Good Friday

The “Way of the Cross for Victims of Abortion” will be held at nearly 100 abortion facilities throughout the United States on Good Friday.

Twitter Says Goodbye to the Southern Poverty Law Center

After ongoing sexual harassment, racial discrimination and donor deception within the Southern Poverty Law Center became known, Twitter distanced itself.

STD Diagnoses Rose​ in Iowa in 2018

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) said the state saw an increase of diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) with one exception in 2018.

Federal Court Allows Students’ Title IX Claims to Go Forward

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys continue to represent numerous families concerned about male students in girls’ locker rooms.