culture The Scariest Threats to the United States  

analise.dubner
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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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America is Becoming Increasing... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added America is Becoming Increasingly Divided and Polarized

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1,703 381
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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1,418 301
Stupid People in Charge! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
icoachfb added Stupid People in Charge!

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1,765 413
Disregarding Our Constitution is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Bootsdad added Disregarding Our Constitution

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1,403 304
Money in Government is listed (or ranked) 5 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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1,363 321
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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641 108
Poorly Educated Electorate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Oscar Gonzalez added Poorly Educated Electorate

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1,829 536
The Media Itself is listed (or ranked) 8 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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696 175
Americans Seeing Something Wro... is listed (or ranked) 9 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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1,166 407
17 Trillion Dollar Debt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added 17 Trillion Dollar Debt

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1,472 615
Political Correctness is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Political Correctness

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897 348
The Partisan Political System is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added The Partisan Political System

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690 246
Apathy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RobLein added Apathy

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1,169 503
Poverty is listed (or ranked) 14 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. 

The Smartest Celebrities

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646 249
Ranker Video
Pboy81 added Losing Reputation/Trust of Alliance Partners and Friendly Nations

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546 196
Corporate Control of the Inter... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Stephen French added Corporate Control of the Internet

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320 85
The Rise of Identity Politics is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The Rise of Identity Politics

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191 23
The loss of common sense is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Yura added The loss of common sense

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1,034 512
Moral Decline is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Moral Decline

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586 260
George Soros is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Tangy Tiger added George Soros

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421 164
Oligarchy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Oligarchy

The Most Important Civil Rights Issues Today

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143 13
Ignorance is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
mgutksoki added Ignorance

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178 27
Disinformation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Disinformation

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137 16
The loss of common sense is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Yura added The loss of common sense

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1,026 617
Terrorism is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Terrorism Method of ideological warfare

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748 437
Cyber Attacks is listed (or ranked) 26 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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362 173
The Left Going Full Blown Comm... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The Left Going Full Blown Commie

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161 38
Media bias is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Media bias

Real, Horrifying Punishments in Other Countries

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376 197
The Federal Reserve and our ma... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jim_In_Texas added The Federal Reserve System

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238 101
Goods Being Manufactured Elsew... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RohanSrinivasan added Goods Being Manufactured Elsewhere!

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673 430
Corporations is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Corporations

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179 61
Fake news is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Fake news

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271 132
Antifa is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Antifa

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523 330
Illegal Immigration is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
wawwhite1 added Illegal Immigration

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323 183
Democrats is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
TRENT13 added Democrats

The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

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480 318
Pharmaceuticals is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Pharmaceuticals

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590 410
Nuclear War is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Nuclear War

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406 262
Participation Trophies is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Ryan Campbell added Participation Trophies

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598 426
Rampant Racism and Hatred Tear... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Eicart added Rampant Racism and Hatred Tearing Country Apart

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845 634
Modern Feminism is listed (or ranked) 40 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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848 637
Socialism is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Socialism

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454 309
Ourselves is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
becquer added Ourselves

15 Times Ridiculously Buff Dudes Cosplayed Pokemon Characters

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432 296
Safe Spaces is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Ryan Campbell added Safe Spaces

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479 351
Drug Use is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Drug Use

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125 42
Censorship is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Censorship

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303 200
Common Core is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jim_In_Texas added Common Core

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108 29
Injustice is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Injustice

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755 604
Isis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Isis Scary, extremist group in Syria and Iraq.

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870 710
Immigration is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Immigration We still have no immigration policy -- because politics suck.

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648 525
Islam is Taking over America's... is listed (or ranked) 50 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.