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January 20, 2017— Inauguration Day or Black Friday? – By Yvonne Sam

January 20, 2017— Inauguration Day or Black Friday?

By Yvonne Sam

Opinion - commentary -analysisAbraham Lincoln, the 16th president, guided America through the most devastating experience in its national history–the CIVIL WAR. Is Donald Trump the 45th president and also a Republican up to the task?

What is past will certainly be prologue. It has all happened before and will happen again

What is past is prologue.

The Bard of Avon is quoted as saying, “What is past is prologue”.  In Act 2 Scene 1 of the Shakespearean play The Tempest, Antonio attempts to convince Sebastian to murder his sleeping father Alonso, King of Naples, so that Sebastian can become king. All that had taken place up until then- their past- was merely a prologue, to the great things to come if they carried out the deed. The past is of vital importance, as it defines the present and as a consequence sets the stage for the future. For Donald Trump the soon to be inaugurated 45th president of the United States, the stage has already been set,the future ill defined, with disastrous consequences looming on the horizon.   Continue reading