CV Loop: GOP formally nominates Trump



GOP CONVENTION // The Republican Party officially nominated Donald Trump for president on Tuesday when delegates from his home state of New York delivered 89 votes and the support of a majority of the convention.

GOP CONVENTION // Republicans proclaim Hillary Clinton “guilty” as Donald Trump predicts victory.

GOP CONVENTION // Hillary Clinton will put enough liberals on the Supreme Court to dominate the legal system for forty years and dismantle the Second Amendment, said the top lobbyist of the National Rifle Association.

2016 // Housing Secretary Julian Castro violated federal law when he expressed support for Hillary Clinton’s candidacy while speaking on camera in front of the government seal of the HUD Department. Castro said it was inadvertent but he acknowledged the error. Castro was long considered a heavy favorite as Hillary’s running mate, but now is seen as less likely.

CULTURE // McDonald’s and Starbucks — two of the largest chain restaurants with free WiFi in the United States — are adding pornography filters to their internet.

ON THIS DAY // 1969 – Neil Armstrong walks on the moon.

SAINT OF THE DAY // Saint Apollinaris –

DAILY READINGS // Today’s readings –

BEAUTY // A photo of the Earth taken from the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.

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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also regular contributor with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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  1. To those Catholics [or any others] who do not like the ‘populism’ theory, what do they find wrong with it? I see it as a very positive, Conservative belief.

    “At its root, populism is a belief in the power of regular people, and in their right to have control over their government rather than a small group of political insiders or a wealthy elite. The word populism comes from the Latin word for “people,” populus. Definitions of populism.”

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