The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast

The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 100: A Conversation with Bill Schafer
May 05, 2020

Our host Shane Vander Hart, spoke with Col. Bill Schafer (U.S. Army, ret.), a candidate for the Republican nomination in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District, about his campaign. 

Episode 99: Constitutional Rights & Camping During COVID-19
April 09, 2020

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart gives South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem props about her approach to COVID-19. Then speaks with Mark Hancock, the CEO of Trail Life USA, about the National Backyard Campout on Friday, .

Episode 98: Are Conservative Christians Crippling the COVID-19 Response?
April 03, 2020

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses with Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, founder and national spokesperson with Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, an op/ed in the New York Times that accuses .

Episode 97: Tony Perkins Discusses the Persecution of Christians in Nigeria
April 01, 2020

For today's episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, spoke with Tony Perkins, the president of Family Research Council, to discuss the persecution of Christians in Nigeria.

Episode 96: Dr. Dustin Krutsinger Discusses COVID-19
March 19, 2020

Our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses COVID-19 and its public health impact with Dustin Krutsinger, M.D., an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center specializing in pulmonary care.

Episode 95: A Conversation with Karen Swallow
March 18, 2020

Shane Vander Hart, host of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, spoke with Dr. Karen Swallow Prior, author of On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Literature and Professor of English at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. 

Episode 94: A Conversation with Bret Richards
February 06, 2020

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, speaks with Bret Richards, a candidate running for the Republican nomination in the Iowa 4th Congressional District race.

Episode 93: A Conversation with Joe Walsh and David Dicks
January 28, 2020

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh, a Republican presidential candidate, and David Dicks who wants to be Iowa's next Republican National Committeeman.

Episode 92: A Conversation with Mariannette Miller-Meeks
December 03, 2019

This week on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, spoke with State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Ottumwa, who is running for the Republican nomination in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District.  In their interview they cover a .

Episode 91: A Pro-Family Agenda for 2020 and Beyond
November 15, 2019

This week on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, spoke with Terry Schilling, executive director of American Principles Project, about their new report entitled "Family First: Reclaiming the GOP's Forgotten Constituency."