Episode 57: Michele Rigby Assad – A Christian Spy

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Michele Rigby Assad discusses with Shane Vander Hart her new book, time in the CIA as an undercover operative in the Middle East, and her work with persecuted Christians.

Episode 56: Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis Discusses Trump’s Iran Policy

On The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses President Trump’s Iran policy with Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis (USA, Ret.) with Defense Priorities.

Episode 55: Jeremy Davis Discusses the Iowa State Treasurer Race

Shane Vander Hart on The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast chats with Jeremy Davis, a Republican hoping to unseat Iowa State Treasurer Micheal Fitzgerald.

Episode 54: Ericka Andersen Shares Husband’s Story of Overcoming Poverty and Childhood Neglect

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with Ericka Andersen, author of author of Leaving Cloud 9: The True Story of a Life Resurrected from the Ashes of Poverty, Trauma, and Mental Illness.

Episode 53: Anna Anderson on Protecting Christian Adoption Agencies

Shane Vander Hart discusses the trouble Christian adoption and foster care agencies face with Anna Anderson from American Principles Project on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast.

Episode 52: Civility, The Supreme Court, and Bill Charlier

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the decline of civility in political discourse, Supreme Court news, and has a conversation with Bill Charlier who is running in Iowa House District 32.

Episode 51: A Pimp Politician, Privacy Protected, and SPLC Eats Crow

For this Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast episode, Shane Vander Hart discusses a pimp running for office in Nevada, an important Supreme Court decision for privacy, and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s recent settlement with the Quilliam Foundation.

Episode 50: Jonathan Williams on Iowa’s Economic Outlook

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses Iowa’s economic outlook with Jonathan Williams with the American Legislative Exchange Council. Plus, more Americans think porn is morally acceptable, religious liberty is dead in Canada, and Donald Trump has declared the North Korea summit a success.

Episode 49: Sheila Matheney in Iowa House District 84

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart speaks with Sheila Matheney, one of four Republican candidates that will be on the ballot in Iowa House District 84 for the primary on June 5th. 

Episode 48: Martin Amos in Iowa House District 84

For this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart speaks with Martin Amos, a Republican candidate competing in a four-way primary in Iowa House District 84.

Episode 47: Trevor Lynn in Iowa House District 84

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talked to Trevor Lynn who is a candidate in the four-way Republican primary in Iowa House District 84.

Bonus Episode: Brad Price Clarifies His Position on Life

For this bonus episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Brad Price, a Republican candidate in Iowa Senate District 1, wanted to clear the air with our host Shane Vander Hart about his position on life.

Episode 46: Sarah Abdouch in Iowa House District 15

On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart has a conversation with Sarah Abdouch who is a Republican running in a three-way primary in Iowa House District 15 in Pottawattamie County.

Episode 45: Paul Dzubinkski on Innovation in Reaching the Unreached

On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talks to Paul Dzubinski, the Director of Innovation at Frontier Ventures, about how he got into missions, what he does at Frontier Ventures, and some of the innovative ways they are working to reach the unreached. 

Episode 44: Jon Van Wyk in Iowa House District 28

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talks to Jon Van Wyk, a Republican candidate from Sully who is running in the contested primary in Iowa House District 28.

Episode 43: Jeff Janssen in Iowa House District 26

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, talks to Jeff Janssen, who is running in the contested Republican primary in Iowa House District 26.