20 episodes

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart interviews important figures and discusses vital topics on related to politics, culture and current events from a Christian conservative perspective.

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    • 3.7 • 7 Ratings

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart interviews important figures and discusses vital topics on related to politics, culture and current events from a Christian conservative perspective.

    Episode 114: Does Iowa Need Regulatory Reform?

    Episode 114: Does Iowa Need Regulatory Reform?

    In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart speaks with Dr. James Broughel, a senior research fellow with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, to discuss regulatory reform and why Iowa needs it. 

    • 30 min
    Episode 113: A Conversation with Eddie Andrews

    Episode 113: A Conversation with Eddie Andrews

    In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with Eddie Andrews, a Republican candidate in Iowa House District 39. Andrews seeks to unseat State Rep. Karin Derry, D-Johnston, who ousted a Republican incumbent in 2018. 
    Shane and Andrew discuss why he is running, mental health reform, police reform, criminal justice reform, K-12 education, the state's approach to COVID-19, how to foster a culture of life, and Iowa's tax environment. 

    • 59 min
    Episode 112: A Conversation with Rick Stewart

    Episode 112: A Conversation with Rick Stewart

    In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with Rick Stewart, the Libertarian nominee in Iowa's U.S. Senate race. 

    • 43 min
    Episode 111: A Conversation with David Young

    Episode 111: A Conversation with David Young

    In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart talks to former U.S. Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, about his candidacy in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District and why voters should send him back to Congress.

    • 32 min
    Episode 110:Q&A with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst

    Episode 110:Q&A with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst

    On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart spoke with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, about her record in the Senate and why Iowans should re-elect her. 
    Before that, Shane looks at an exchange between Ernst and her Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield during the their last debate on WHO-TV 13 on Saturday. 

    • 31 min
    Episode 109: Why Should Iowans Support School Choice?

    Episode 109: Why Should Iowans Support School Choice?

    On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Walt Rogers, Deputy Director of TEF Iowa,  discusses with our host, Shane Vander Hart, the benefits of school choice for parents, taxpayers, and for public schools as well. 

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

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