Donald Trump’s journey as president into American politics has created a dynamic -- of resistance, ideas, ideals, opposition, support -- that brings belief to people where there was none, strengthens belief in people where it existed, and creates passion in many of the people that oppose each other within this dynamic.
It is Democracy...
Americans have been educated in regards some Islamic majority cultures, those cultures have learned of America. For every move that Trump instigates, resistance is enflamed, support solidified, and this dynamic of opposition attacks the status quo.
There is an absence of tyranny when people can and do fight peaceably with purpose and effect -- no matter their passion -- for the things that they believe.
The historical connection between Iraq and the U.S. has been an important aspect of each country. The reality of life in Iraq has much to do with decisions the U.S. has made since before the first Iraq War (Desert Storm). We’ve been enemies and then allies. As allies there should be a level of interaction, courtesy, respect, between our countries that would exclude placing Iraq on an immigration ban.
Please see Carbuncle Moon blog: July 31, 2016/ and: August 27, 2015, "Donald Trump's effect..."
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