If you're worried abut the security of the United States after President Trump's disgraceful dismissal of Gen. James Mattis as Secretary of Defense, you also need to look inside the U.S. government to examine the Trump hangers-on who are downgrading the professionalism of key government agencies.
It's all there, right in the document the president and each Senator swore an oath before God to support. The president serves for four years. Nothing in the Constitution says, implies, or suggests that the president's duties are abrogated, suspended, stopped, stripped away or limited in the fourth year of his term — or her term, should a woman be elected. Obama's oath of office requires him to nominate a Supreme Court justice. It's that simple: he shall nominate someone to fill the seat
Back in the 1960s, Barry Goldwater warned the Republican Party to avoid entanglements with the Religious Right, saying "Mark my words. If and when [the Religious Right] get control of the [Republican] Party, it's going to be a terrible ... problem. Politics and governing demand compromise. But these Christians believe they are acting in the name of God, so they can't and won't compromise. I know, I've tried to deal with them." The party ignored his warning, and the first seeds of factionalism
Several dozen people turned out Tuesday evening for Election 2012: Returns After Dark, a program at the Towson Library that featured a Johns Hopkins professor providing instant insight into day¿s election results.