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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1,736 388
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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1,453 306
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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1,434 309
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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1,795 419
Disregarding Our Constitution is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Bootsdad added Disregarding Our Constitution

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1,389 328
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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662 117
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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1,866 541
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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721 179
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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1,193 411
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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1,503 624
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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922 352
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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706 252
Apathy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RobLein added Apathy

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1,193 509
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. 

What Social Issues Does Generation Z Care The Most About?

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568 198
Corporate Control of the Inter... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Stephen French added Corporate Control of the Internet

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661 250
Ranker Video
Pboy81 added Losing Reputation/Trust of Alliance Partners and Friendly Nations

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215 25
The loss of common sense is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Yura added The loss of common sense

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331 90
The Rise of Identity Politics is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The Rise of Identity Politics

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1,053 514
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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158 15
Ignorance is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
mgutksoki added Ignorance

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600 267
George Soros is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Tangy Tiger added George Soros

The Best Dog Breeds for Families

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426 168
Oligarchy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Oligarchy

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189 28
Disinformation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Disinformation

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147 18
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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1,039 619
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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763 439
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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178 39
Media bias is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Media bias

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372 178
The Left Going Full Blown Comm... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The Left Going Full Blown Commie

The Most Important Civil Rights Issues Today

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383 198
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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192 63
Fake news is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Fake news

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684 433
Corporations is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Corporations

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244 105
Goods Being Manufactured Elsew... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RohanSrinivasan added Goods Being Manufactured Elsewhere!

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538 337
Illegal Immigration is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
wawwhite1 added Illegal Immigration

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279 138
Antifa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Antifa

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333 187
Democrats is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
TRENT13 added Democrats

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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488 321
Pharmaceuticals is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Pharmaceuticals

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598 414
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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607 431
Rampant Racism and Hatred Tear... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Eicart added Rampant Racism and Hatred Tearing Country Apart

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410 268
Participation Trophies is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Ryan Campbell added Participation Trophies

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858 641
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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459 311
Ourselves is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
becquer added Ourselves

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Socialism is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Socialism

The Worst Qualities in Politicians

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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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117 30
Injustice is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Injustice

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132 44
Censorship is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Censorship

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489 355
Drug Use is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Drug Use

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310 203
Common Core is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jim_In_Texas added Common Core

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764 608
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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877 716
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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657 528
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.