Following the Principles of Andrew Mellon Can Help Restore Economic Sanity

John Hendrickson: Learning from Secretary Mellon and the 1920s can help us restore fiscal sanity and continue to create economic growth and opportunity for all Americans.

Virtue Signaling Isn’t Getting People Vaccinated

Kelvey Vander Hart: Biden’s virtue signaling isn’t helping get people vaccinated. You can’t pretend to return to normal while refusing to do so.

Biden’s American Families Plan Hurts American Families

Shane Vander Hart: The most crucial years for parents to connect with their children are the first five years and Biden wants the state to have them at three.

In the Left’s War on Meat, I’ll Stand Up for Iowa Farmers

Joni Ernst: Federal agencies shouldn’t be encouraging people to ban agricultural products at the expense of America’s hardworking farmers and producers.

The American Hot Box

Collin Brendemuehl: Entertainment is education. The whole of our social structure has become a hot box.

The Equality Act’s Threat to Religious Liberty

Shane Vander Hart: The Equality Act sets up a clash between LGBT rights and faithful Americans’ religious conscience rights, and faithful Americans will lose.

Gender Neutrality Goes to Washington

Colin Smothers: At some point in the past decade, the battle of the sexes seems to have given way to a war on the sexes and Washington has joined the fray.

Biden’s Calls for Unity Don’t Line Up With His Actions

Joni Ernst: President Biden’s actions do not honor the promise he made to unify Americans throughout his campaign, and again on Inauguration Day.

Over 62,500,000 Lives Lost and a President Who Celebrates It

Shane Vander Hart: After 62.5 estimated lives lost to abortion, President Joe Biden wants to expand abortion access, have taxpayers pay for it, and see Roe v. Wade codified.

Presidents Come and Go, the Administrative State Rolls On

Shane Vander Hart: Inauguration Day is a great reminder that anything Presidents do by executive action never last, but the Administrative State continues to grow and expand.

It’s Over

Shane Vander Hart: President Donald Trump has officially lost the Electoral College vote and the probability of it being overturned are slim and none.

Vander Hart: Xavier Bacerra Is The Worst Choice for HHS

President-Elect Joe Biden’s appointment of Xavier Bacerra to head Health and Human Services is an insult to anyone who cares about religious liberty.

LGBTQ-Rights Group Wants Biden to Restrict Religious Liberty

The Human Rights Campaign wants the incoming Biden Administration to restrict religious liberty when it comes into conflict with perceived LGBTQ rights.

Hinson Says She Doesn’t Support Another Lockdown

Congresswoman-Elect Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, said she would not support another lockdown in response to climbing numbers of COVID-19 cases.

Episode 114: Does Iowa Need Regulatory Reform?

In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with Dr. James Broughel with the Mercatus Center about regulatory reform.

Biden Coronavirus Task Force Member Suggests Four to Six-Week Lockdown

Dr. Michael Osterholm said that a four to six-week shutdown could drive down infection numbers and suggests that the U.S. could borrow money to pay for it.