On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart interviews important figures and discusses vital topics on related to politics, culture and current events from a Christian conservative perspective.
Episode 36: Zach Whiting in Iowa Senate District 1
In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talks to Zach Whiting, one of the three Republicans running to win the GOP nomination in order to challenge State Senator David Johnson (I-Ocheydan) in Iowa Senate District 1.
Episode 35: An Opinion Columnist Fired For His Views
This week on The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses the recent firing of Kevin Williamson, a prolific conservative writer, at The Atlantic over his views on abortion and capital punishment.
Boys are in crisis. On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses this with Mark Hancock, the CEO of Trail Life USA, who explains how his ministry helps to address this crisis and the good it does for the boys it serves, as well as, the men who lead local chapters.
Episode 32: Vinnie Vernuccio Discusses Janus v. AFSCME
On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart and Vinne Vernuccio, a senior fellow with Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, MI, discuss a current Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME, and the impact it could have on public employee unions.
This week on The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the Iowa Working Families Tax Relief Act (SF 2383) that passed in the Iowa Senate 29 to 21 with Drew Klein, the Iowa State Director for Americans for Prosperity.
On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Ruth Kramer, the executive producer for Mission Network News, discussed the effort to reach unreached people groups with our host Shane Vander Hart and highlighted the upcoming International Day of the Unreached on May 20th.
On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses a bill in the Iowa House that would expand school choice in Iowa with Trish Wilger of Iowa Advocates for Choice in Education and Mark Jacobs of Reaching Higher Iowa.
Episode 28: Republican Employee Fired for Op-Ed Supportive of Kim Reynolds
On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart spoke with Anna Bergman, a Waukee City Councilwoman, who was fired as an attorney for the Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) for an op-ed she wrote in The Des Moines Register supporting Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds.
On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers discuss the memo released by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on how the FBI and Department of Justice obtained a FISA warrant to investigate Trump campaign foreign policy advisor Carter Page.
Episode 26: Emmett McGroarty Discusses the REINS Act
On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, host Shane Vander Hart and Emmett McGroarty, a senior fellow with American Principles Project and co-author of Deconstructing the Administrative State, discuss the REINS Act.
On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, senior contributor Brian Myers had a conversation with Dr. E. Calvin (Cal) Beisner, founder and national spokesperson for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation.
On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart talks to Chris Ingstad of Iowans for Tax Relief about their 2018 legislative priorities, and discuss what Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds had to say about tax reform in her Condition of the State address.
On The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses America’s infrastructure challenges and what is needed for infrastructure reform with Craig Stevens with Growing America’s Infrastructure Now (GAIN).