Sending Bombs to Anyone Is Evil

Shane Vander Hart: Let’s jettison the hot takes about bombs sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and CNN and let law enforcement do their thing.

Expanded and Improved Medicare for All: Beware of Greeks Bearing Broccoli

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: Not only will the Medicare benefits decrease as the money runs out, patients will see real world consequences of total control.

How to Address the Problem of Separating Families at the Border

Shane Vander Hart: Media coverage of families being separated on the U.S. Southern border has been dismal and overlooks facts. Congress can act to remedy this crisis and still follow the rule of law.

The Historical Success Story of Tax Cuts

John Hendrickson: The best economic policy can be summed up by tax cuts, budget cuts, and limited government, or to phrase it in simple terms: Constitutional government. 

Trump Pledges Troops on the Border Until Wall Is Built

President Donald Trump: “I’ve been speaking with General Mattis — we’re going to be doing things militarily.  Until we can have a wall and proper security, we’re going to be guarding our border with the military.  That’s a big step. We really haven’t done that before — certainly not very much before.”

Rolling Back Regulation

Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): Big one-size-fits-all government regulations are choking our economy. That is what I hear when visiting with Iowans across Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.

Globalists’ Push for Solar Tariffs Hurts the American Worker

Rick Manning: The globalists just don’t care if the American factory worker in the Midwest loses his job, so long as the foreigners don’t lose anything.

A Conservative View of Public Policy

John Hendrickson: Conservatives believe that not only is the Constitution based in truth, but also the biblical heritage of the nation. 

It’s Time for Congress to Address DACA

Shane Vander Hart: DACA by executive order is unconstitutional, but the deportation of all who arrived here illegally as children is unjust. Congress must act.

President Obama, Love Is Not Natural

Shane Vander Hart: Former President Barack Obama’s tweets quoting Nelson Mandela about love offer a beautiful sentiment, but are theologically flawed.

Praying for Donald Trump Is Not Heresy

Vander Hart: Praying for President Trump or any leader is not heresy. We are commanded to do it. Regardless of the president, irrespective of the party.

Sessions Should Abandon Obama’s Fake Federalism on Marijuana

Adam Graham: President Obama’s unilateral act to suspend marijuana enforcement was fake federalism that usurped the power of the legislative branch.

Trump Accuses Obama Administration of Tapping His Phones

President Donald Trump accused former President Barack Obama’s administration of tapping his phones at Trump Tower during the presidential election.

A Cabinet Fight Over Rescinding Obama’s Transgender Directive to Schools?

The New York Times used only anonymous sources to report a cabinet fight over President Trump’s plan to rescind Obama’s transgender directive to schools.

House Votes to Overturn Obama’s Parting Gift to Planned Parenthood

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 229 to 188 to overturn former President Obama’s rule forbidding states from defunding Planned Parenthood of Title X money.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 2-11-17 (Guests: Paul Pate & Faith McDonnell)

Last week Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers were joined by Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Faith McDonnell of the Institute of Religion & Democracy.