In Criticizing Trump, Joe Biden Disqualifies Himself

Shane Vander Hart: Vice President Joe Biden demonstrated in Pennsylvania on Monday that he is just as unqualified for the presidency as Donald Trump.

Chuck Grassley Responds to Harry Reid’s Attack on Senate Floor

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley responds to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s attack on Grassley’s refusal to hold hearings for Obama SCOTUS nominees.

Joe Biden Says No to 2016

Vice President Joe Biden announced today that he will not seek the Democratic nomination for President of the United States saying his time has passed.

Spring 2015 Presidential Preference Poll

Be sure to participate in Caffeinated Thoughts’ 2nd 2016 Presidential Preference Poll of our readers. The poll closes at 11:59p (CDT) on 5/8/15.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 1-10-15

Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Joe Stevens, founder of Joppa Outreach, about the work his ministry does with the homeless in Des Moines, IA.

Iowa GOP: Biden Uses Taxpayer Funded Iowa Trip for Partisan Stump Speech

Republican Party of Iowa leaders criticized Vice President Joe Biden for using his official office to pay for a partisan, campaign trip to Iowa.

2016 Labor Day Presidential Preference Poll

Caffeinated Thoughts offers its first reader presidential preference poll for 2016. The poll closes on Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:00am (CDT).

Terry Branstad: Biden is Dead Meat in 2016 Iowa Caucus

Des Moines, IA – Iowa Governor Terry Branstad in an interview with…

Democrats Have Amnesia About Using the Nuclear Option Ending Filibusters

U.S. Senate Democrats just voted 52 to 48 to use the nuclear option ending filibusters of nominations; forgetting why they were against such a move in 2005.

Biden: Obama Considering Executive Order for Gun Control

Liberals in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are on the gun control rampage, Barack Obama plans to chime in via executive order.

The “Back-up Guys”: The Vice Presidential Debate (and the Election) for Kids

Parents can use last night’s Vice Presidential debate and the rest of the election to teach their kids about their role as future voters.

Vice Presidential Debate Quick Thoughts

In an pretty even Vice Presidential debate Congressman Paul Ryan showed both great substance and poise in his match up with Vice President Joe Biden.

Vice Presidential Debate: Biden vs. Ryan Live Chat & Open Thread

Live chat with Shane Vander Hart, Graham Gillette and John Deeth as they participate in a Vice Presidential Debate forum hosted by The Des Moines Register.

Paul Ryan Excoriates President Obama in VP Nomination Acceptance Speech

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) accepted the Vice Presidential nomination of the Republican…

Catholics Shift Away from Obama, Democratic Party

Catholics are a major voting block, and one that can’t be pigeonholed…