The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast

The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast


Latest Episodes

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."

Episode 90: A Conversation with Bobby Schilling
November 08, 2019

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart spoke with former Congressman Bobby Schilling who a Republican candidate running in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District's race.

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.