The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast

The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 79: A Look at the Iowa Legislature's Second Funnel
April 05, 2019

This week on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with Tim Overlin, executive director of Personhood Iowa, and State Rep. Skyler Wheeler, R-Orange City, about the Iowa Legislature's second funnel week. This week, non-appropriations .

Episode 78: Discussing the Mueller Report and Green New Deal
March 28, 2019

This week on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the Mueller Report and reaction to it. Kelvey Vander Hart joins him to discuss the Senate vote on the Green New Deal.

Episode 77: Democrat Presidential Candidates Dump on Electoral College
March 21, 2019

Democrat presidential candidates say they want to repeal the Electoral College, Shane Vander Hart discusses on today's Caffeinated Thoughts podcast.----more---- U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said during a CNN town hall that she wants to eliminate .

Episode 76: Jason Schultz Discusses Funnel Week in the Iowa Senate
March 08, 2019

Our host, Shane Vander Hart, discusses the Religious Freedom Restoration Act currently under consideration in Iowa, a recent abortion poll that does not look good for the Democrats, Democrats' lack of unity condemning Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's anti-semi.

Episode 75: A Conversation With Jeremy Taylor
February 15, 2019

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses President Trump's national emergency declaration, Andrew McCabe's 60 Minutes interview, and interviews Jeremy Taylor who is running for Congress in Iowa's 4th Congressional.

Episode 74: Chuck Hurley Discusses 2019 Iowa Legislative Session
January 30, 2019

Chuck Hurley with The FAMiLY Leader discusses the 2019 Iowa Legislative Session with host Shane Vander Hart. Also, Shane discusses Virginia's heinous "Repeal Act," remarks Virginia's Governor made about it, and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) visited D.

Episode 73: A Conversation with Randy Feenstra
January 11, 2019

For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart talks to State Senator Randy Feenstra (R-Hull) who is challenging Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) in Iowa's 4th Congressional District.

Episode 72: A Conversation with Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver
December 20, 2018

On our last podcast episode for 2018, Shane Vander Hart talks to Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) about Senate Republicans' legislative priorities in 2019. Shane also discusses President Donald Trump's announcement about Syria, address.

Episode 71: Michael Cohen Goes to Jail, Weekly Standard Closes
December 14, 2018

Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers discuss Michael Cohen's plea deal and sentencing, the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump, and the news that the Weekly Standard is closing after 23 years. 

Episode 70: A Conversation with Rick Manning and Jenifer Bowen
November 21, 2018

For the episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart was joined by Rick Manning of Americans for Limited Government and Jenifer Bowen with Life Right Action.