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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Stupid People in Charge! is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
icoachfb added Stupid People in Charge!

The Social Issues You Care About Most Things Your Mother Told You... That She Was Right About

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Politicians is listed (or ranked) 2 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) 3 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Bootsdad added Disregarding Our Constitution

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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
AlexanderRay added 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
AlexanderRay added 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
AlexanderRay added 17 Trillion Dollar Debt

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Poorly Educated Electorate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Oscar Gonzalez added Poorly Educated Electorate

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1,116 476
Political Correctness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Political Correctness

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

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Poverty is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Apathy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RobLein added Apathy

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

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Ranker Video
Pboy81 added Losing Reputation/Trust of Alliance Partners and Friendly Nations

The Worst Qualities in Politicians The 63 Most Nostalgia-Inducing '90s Toys

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

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George Soros is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Tangy Tiger added George Soros

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Corporate Control of the Inter... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Stephen French added Corporate Control of the Internet

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

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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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The Federal Reserve and our ma... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jim_In_Texas added The Federal Reserve System

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Cyber Attacks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
wbrownejr added Cyber Attacks International hackers messing up our financial system

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322 178
Illegal Immigration is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
wawwhite1 added Illegal Immigration

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Corporations is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Corporations

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The Rise of Identity Politics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Guest_83a9b7da-a6d4-4af3-aef4-21364215e31d added The Rise of Identity Politics

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Immigration is listed (or ranked) 26 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 Left Going Full Blown Comm... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Guest_83a9b7da-a6d4-4af3-aef4-21364215e31d added The Left Going Full Blown Commie

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

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Rampant Racism and Hatred Tear... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Eicart added Rampant Racism and Hatred Tearing Country Apart

31 Things That Are Normal In The Day, But Terrifying At Night The Best Ways to Be a Good Person

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

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Ourselves is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
becquer added Ourselves

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Modern Feminism is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
devil.survivor1997 added Modern Feminism Good ideals turned into a man-hating club

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Goods Being Manufactured Elsew... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RohanSrinivasan added Goods Being Manufactured Elsewhere!

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

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Participation Trophies is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Ryan Campbell added Participation Trophies

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Isis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Isis Scary, extremist group in Syria and Iraq.

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Democrats is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
TRENT13 added Democrats

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Jihadist Training Camps in Ame... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Jihadist Training Camps in America There are currently at least 22 Jihadist training camps inside America.

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Islam is Taking over America's... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added 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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Common Core is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jim_In_Texas added Common Core

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Nuclear War is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Nuclear War

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The distribution of wealth is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Shawn Pearson added 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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Drug Use is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Drug Use

The Most Important Qualities in Politicians The Funniest People of All Time

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

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Racial Strife is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
ConnorRichardson added Racial Strife

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Anti-Vaccination Movement is listed (or ranked) 46 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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Antifa is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Guest_f2436953-d5c5-4213-9782-321eb010a4a3 added Antifa

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Climate Change is listed (or ranked) 48 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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College loans is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
jrdale1 added College loans

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Israel's Control and Influence... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
thomasashraf added Israel's Control and Influence Over America