Carly Fiorina Is the Anti-Hillary

The former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina comes across as the “anti-Hillary” who could be a difficult candidate for Clinton to run against.

GOP Candidates Need to Refuse to Answer Stupid Questions

The media seems to love exclusively asking Republican candidates questions that are stupid and irrelevant to their race. They need to refuse to answer them.

Five Observations About the 2016 Iowa GOP 50 Most Wanted List

Shane Vander Hart offers five observations the Des Moines Register’s Top 50 Republicans list for the 2016 Iowa Caucus complied by Jennifer Jacobs.

Iowa GOP Establishment Loves Jeb Bush

If you just heard from establishment Republicans you’d hear how everybody loves…

Iowa GOP Leadership Transition Hamstrung By Missing Passwords

Caffeinated Thoughts learned early last week through multiple sources that the new…

Was Mark Jacobs’ Gaffe on Iraq & Iran Headline Material?

The Des Moines Register editorial board interviewed Republican U.S. Senate hopeful, Mark…

When a Gaffe Isn’t a Gaffe, Bruce Braley Meant What He Said.

If Congressman Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) really meant what he said about Senator Chuck Grassley should we really call it a gaffe?

Iowa Voters Confronting Bruce Braley Caught on Video

The National Republican Senatorial Committee released an online video showing Congressman Bruce Braley being confronted by Iowans.

Voter ID and Matt Schultz’ Name Recognition

Matt Schultz’ name recognition is irrelevant to the voter ID debate, but his push for a voter ID is met with approval by those who do know him.

Five Items of Interest: Bachmann Campaign Post-Mortem, Romney’s Electability, Thatcher’s Legacy, NYC Schools’ Church Ban & EPA Rules

This week’s edition of five things I wanted to point out, but…

The Iowa Personhood Bill (HF 153) Is Dead or Is It?

Two conflicting reports on the status of HF 153 authored by State…