Political Discord

Trump’s August Approval Ratings Tumble

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Longer-term trends show that President Donald Trump’s approval ratings continue to slide. In August, the president’s approval rating slipped to 42% from 43% in July. Fifty-seven percent disapproved of his job performance in August, compared to no changes from July.

Hookworm, a Disease of Extreme Poverty, Thrives in Alabama

Parasite in human blood

People testing positive for hookworm, an intestinal parasite that is only found in areas of extreme poverty, is thriving in the United States, the wealthiest country in the world. While hookworm, or Necator americanus, is a tropical disease that is often associated with the developing world of sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, it is currently rampant (more…)

Political Discord in DC Damaging Values of U.S. Dollar

Broken Money Economy

Political discord in Washington is causing the U.S. dollar to lose its value as economists question the likelihood that the Trump administration will be able to pass any tax form-related legislation. And it could get worse; this is also generating uncertainty on the stock market, which could put an end to the bull market.