Episode 60: A Conversation with Congressman Rod Blum

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart has a conversation with Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) who is running for re-election in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District.

Episode 59: Why We Should Pull Our Kids From Public School Now

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Mary Hasson with the Ethics and Public Policy Center explains to Shane Vander Hart why parents should remove their kids from public school.

Episode 58: Sarah Abdouch Discusses the Conv​entio​​n of States

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart has a conversation with Sarah Abdouch of the Convention of States Project. 

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.