politics & history The Scariest Threats to the United States  

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List Rules Only legitimate, large-scale threats to the fabric of society. No hate-speech, no single people or joke threats.

Lots of stuff to be scared of these days... more than usual, even in our normal fear-based-economy. The media and the pundits and the politicians love to find new things for you to be afraid of every time they want your attention or your votes or your money... but what do you think the REAL threats to America are? Vote up your biggest fears and re-rank the list in the order of most important to least important and make sure to ADD any scary stuff I missed.
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Politicians is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Politicians Our elected public servants may have started out wanting to change the world, but now they are just pandering, cowardly servants to whoever pays them the most.

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Disregarding Our Constitution is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Disregarding Our Constitution

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Stupid People in Charge! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Stupid People in Charge!

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Money in Government is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Money in Government If our politicians and political parties are controlled by money, do they even bother to listen to anyone who doesn't have it?

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America is Becoming Increasing... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
America is Becoming Increasingly Divided and Polarized

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Death of the Middle Class is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Death of the Middle Class

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The Media Itself is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The Media Itself They feed us whatever sells ad dollars and leave out whatever doesn't. 

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17 Trillion Dollar Debt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
17 Trillion Dollar Debt

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Political Correctness is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Political Correctness

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Poorly Educated Electorate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Poorly Educated Electorate

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Americans Seeing Something Wro... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Americans Seeing Something Wrong, and Just Ignoring It.

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Apathy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States

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Poverty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Poverty It's becoming harder and harder to get out of poverty as the middle class vanishes and the rich get richer. 

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The Partisan Political System is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The Partisan Political System

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Losing Reputation/Trust of Alliance Partners and Friendly Nations

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Moral Decline is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Moral Decline

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Corporate Control of the Inter... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Corporate Control of the Internet

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George Soros is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States

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Oligarchy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States

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Terrorism is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Terrorism Method of ideological warfare

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Cyber Attacks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Cyber Attacks International hackers messing up our financial system

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Corporations is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Corporations

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Rampant Racism and Hatred Tear... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Rampant Racism and Hatred Tearing Country Apart

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Immigration is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Immigration We still have no immigration policy -- because politics suck.

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The Federal Reserve and our ma... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States

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Illegal Immigration is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States

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Ourselves is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Ourselves

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Pharmaceuticals is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Pharmaceuticals

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The distribution of wealth is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The distribution of wealth I would argue that the greatest potential for social unrest in this country right now is the increasingly skewed distribution of wealth in this country.  Other social issues leading to social unrest like racism ...

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Socialism is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Socialism

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Isis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Isis Scary, extremist group in Syria and Iraq.

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Modern Feminism is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Modern Feminism Good ideals turned into a man-hating club

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Jihadist Training Camps in Ame... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jihadist Training Camps in America There are currently at least 22 Jihadist training camps inside America.

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Safe Spaces is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Safe Spaces

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Common Core is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Common Core

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Participation Trophies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Participation Trophies

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Racial Strife is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Racial Strife

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The Rise of Identity Politics is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The Rise of Identity Politics

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Nuclear War is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Nuclear War

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The Left Going Full Blown Comm... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The Left Going Full Blown Commie

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Islam is Taking over America's... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Islam is Taking over America's #1 Ally England Because of Political Correctness, they are turning a blind eye to it.

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Climate Change is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Climate Change Heat waves, droughts, flooding, rising sea levels... this threatens food production and human lives.

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Goods Being Manufactured Elsew... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Goods Being Manufactured Elsewhere!

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Anti-Christian Hatred is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Anti-Christian Hatred

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Anti-Vaccination Movement is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Anti-Vaccination Movement This anti-science movement threatens society's Herd Immunity and is allowing viruses (measles, pertussis) that were nearly eradicated to come back.

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Drug Use is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Drug Use

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Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States

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College loans is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
College loans

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Israel's Control and Influence... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Israel's Control and Influence Over America

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Drought is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Drought California is gripped in a drought that shows no signs of ending. Towns have already run out of water. It is getting worse all across the Western US.