The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast

The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 89: A Conversation with Steve Reeder
October 11, 2019

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, spoke with Steve Reeder, an Arnold Park real estate developer who is running for the Republican nomination in Iowa's 4th Congressional District race.

Episode 88: Democrats Go Crazy on Climate
September 20, 2019

For this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart highlights some clips from the MSNBC climate forum on Thursday at Georgetown University. Before that, Shane discusses two rulings that impact religious liberty, the whistleb.

Episode 87: Is Wealth Immoral?
August 29, 2019

This week on The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart talks to Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, the founder and national spokesperson for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, about his response to an article in Vox that asked, "Is Weal.

Episode 86: Be a Blessing to Your Pastor!
August 02, 2019

On today's episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, speaks with Brian Kluth, the spokesperson of the Bless Your Pastor campaign that is part of the National Association of Evangelicals about how churches and church member.

Episode 85: The Anti-Semitism of Ilhan Omar
July 20, 2019

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the anti-semitism of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Democrat who represents Minnesota's 5th Congressional District. Omar came to the United States from Somalia when she was eight a.

Episode 84: A Conversation with Chase Holm
July 12, 2019

On this edition of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart speaks with Chase Holm about his candidacy for Mayor of Des Moines. Learn more about his campaign here.

Episode 83: Joe Biden, the Hyde Amendment, and Making Abortion Unthinkable
June 07, 2019

This week on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses former Vice President Joe Biden's flip flop on the Hyde Amendment that prohibits the taxpayer funding of abortion except in cases of rape, incest, and the life of the mother.  The.

Episode 82: Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat, Mueller Statement & Walt Rogers
May 31, 2019

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses President Trump's threat of a five percent tariff on all Mexican goods coming into the United States to force Mexico to help with our illegal immigration problem.  Shane al.

Episode 81: Conversations with Rob Sand and David Young
May 10, 2019

For today's Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart spoke with Stephanie Taub, an attorney with the First Liberty Institute, about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized a rule that protects the religious conscience of healthc.

Episode 80: Is Iowa a Rich or Poor State?
April 19, 2019

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart talks with Jonathan Williams, the chief economist and vice president of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) about the 2019 Rich States Poor States Report he co-authors. W.