Trump Divides and Rules – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine
Why protest? You can sit and do nothing. They will gradually chip away at your rights while you are busy with other things. Then one day you will wake up to find that the liberties you took for granted are gone, and never to be replaced.
You make some token noises but no one really listens. It is too late. The alternative is to peacefully rise up and let your voice join in a crescendo that advocates for change. The tone in Washington is ugly, incorrect and poisonous and looks likely to get worse. The voices for change are needed more than ever before.
The seven countries on Trump’s ban list were denied a total of over 100,000 visas. But the Muslim world has remained largely silent on the actions of the US. The reason is that President Donald Trump has neutralized key Muslim countries. He has done so through a combination of self-interest and tough talk.
It is no secret that Trump has major investments in several Muslim countries. But the seven countries on his travel ban list are not among the places where Trump does business. As the protests took place in the United States it is interesting to see the extent to which Trump’s decision may have been motivated by self-interest.
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