Archive for January 15th, 2018


Fire and Fury: The Psychodrama of a Very Stable Genius

Human Wrongs Watch

Credit: Max Pixel/Free Great Picture. CC0.

The release of Michael Wolff’s book Fire and Fury has heightened concerns about Donald Trump’s mental fitness for office. In her review of the book for the Washington Post, Jennifer Rubin says that it shows Trump to be “an unhinged man-child utterly lacking in the skill needed to be president”—despite Trump’s assertion that in fact he’s a “very stable genius.”

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Maduro Urges Latin American States to Join Oil and Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Project


**N. Maduro 

“I have a proposal for the economic teams of the ALBA: to assume jointly the creation of an oil-backed petro cryptocurrency, which will be supported with Venezuelan oil and that very soon we will sustain with the wealth of Venezuela’s gold and diamonds,” Maduro told the delegates of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) on Friday [12 January 2018].

Meeting the high-ranking officials from Antigua & Barbuda, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint Vicente and the Grenadines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Bolivia, Ecuador and Nicaragua, the President of Venezuela invited them to join him in overcoming what he had previously called a “financial blockade” imposed by the United States.

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‘I’m not a racist’: Trump says he’s willing to make immigration deal, but Democrats killing it


**Photo: Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. | Author: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America | Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

“I’m not a racist. I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you,” Trump told reporters on Sunday [14 January] in Florida, where he was having dinner with Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

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