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Presidential Horse Race 2016: After the Republican Convention, it’s Trump’s GOP now

Donald Trump’s speech on Thursday night touched on all the themes of his campaign and emphasized his deep passion for fighting for America’s little guy against the elites. Plus, It’s time Ted Cruz learned politics really is a team sport where cheering is appreciated; Mike Pence places the Supreme Court at the heart of the 2016 election, and, Hard as it is to believe, Hillary is still in the presidential race.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Turmoil and red meat at the first day of the Republican Convention

The evening program of the first day of the Republican National Convention offered plenty of interest, but the “stars” of the show were not necessarily the ones you would expect. Plus, #NeverTrump wanted convention chaos and in getting it killed necessary reforms of the RNC that conservatives have been working on for years; Ted Cruz will back Trump because everyone will be better off when The Donald wins, and, Beyond Cleveland, Trump is just getting started.

Richard Viguerie on French Attack: 'Radical Islam Has Declared War on the West'

Todd Beamon, Newsmax

The deadly terror attack in France Thursday that killed more than 70 people and injured over 100 others makes clear that radical Islam has declared war on the West," conservative commentator Richard A. Viguerie told Newsmax TV.

Is Hillary Morally Fit to be President?

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

If, knowing what we know of the congenital mendacity of Hillary Clinton, the nation chooses her as head of state and commander in chief, then that will tell us something about the America of 2016. And it will tell us something about the supposed superiority of democracy over other forms of government.

Ryan And McCarthy Playing Small Ball Against Islam’s Civilization Jihad

The Capitol Switchboard is 1-866-220-0044 we urge CHQ readers to call Speaker Ryan, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Homeland Security Chairman Mike McCaul to tell them it is time to confront the subversive pre-violent elements of civilization jihad, such as influence operations, lawfare, infiltration, migration, material support for terrorism, etc. Tell them that there is no acceptable substitute for Victory Over Jihad and that their bill falls far short of putting in place the tools necessary to defeat the clear and present danger civilization jihad presents to constitutional liberty and Western civilization.

Cruz Nails Obama Willful Blindness To Muslim Terrorism And Its Goals

As our friend Frank Gaffney put it so memorably after Senator Ted Cruz's stellar questioning of DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, “The U.S. government is, indeed, ‘willfully blind’ about sharia-supremacism and the danger it poses to America.  Sen. Ted Cruz has established that Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson could qualify for a seeing-eye dog – and why… These are the narratives of the Muslim Brotherhood – and proof-positive of their successful, subversive influence operations inside the Obama administration.”

Presidential Horse Race 2016: When does opposing Donald Trump become a moral issue?

Q for #NeverTrump: Are you really willing to effectively extinguish the lives of millions of unborn Americans because your pride prevents you from backing a man like Donald Trump? Plus, Mitt Romney says his family wanted him to run again, but he couldn’t put them through it; Some members of BushWorld’s embrace of Hillary suggests the end of #NeverTrump is near, and, Eric Trump says his dad is really just all about America.