politics 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!

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1,492 345
Disregarding Our Constitution is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Bootsdad added Disregarding Our Constitution

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1,446 331
Politicians is listed (or ranked) 3 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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1,154 260
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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1,070 237
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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1,125 268
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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1,556 463
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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410 66
Poorly Educated Electorate is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Oscar Gonzalez added Poorly Educated Electorate

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963 346
17 Trillion Dollar Debt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added 17 Trillion Dollar Debt

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487 134
Americans Seeing Something Wro... is listed (or ranked) 10 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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1,264 521
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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995 441
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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537 194
Apathy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RobLein added Apathy

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729 306
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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513 199
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Pboy81 added Losing Reputation/Trust of Alliance Partners and Friendly Nations

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George Soros is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Tangy Tiger added George Soros

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408 152
Corporate Control of the Inter... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Stephen French added Corporate Control of the Internet

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877 452
Moral Decline is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Moral Decline

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323 118
Oligarchy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Oligarchy

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194 41
The Rise of Identity Politics is listed (or ranked) 20 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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900 548
Terrorism is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Terrorism Method of ideological warfare

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306 138
The Federal Reserve and our ma... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jim_In_Texas added The Federal Reserve System

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229 92
The Left Going Full Blown Comm... is listed (or ranked) 23 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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412 232
Illegal Immigration is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
wawwhite1 added Illegal Immigration

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630 396
Cyber Attacks is listed (or ranked) 25 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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206 85
Democrats is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
TRENT13 added Democrats

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579 375
Corporations is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Corporations

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171 60
Antifa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Guest_f2436953-d5c5-4213-9782-321eb010a4a3 added Antifa

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Goods Being Manufactured Elsew... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RohanSrinivasan added Goods Being Manufactured Elsewhere!

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324 203
Participation Trophies is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Ryan Campbell added Participation Trophies

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Safe Spaces is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Ryan Campbell added Safe Spaces

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732 551
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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736 558
Socialism is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Socialism

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390 272
Pharmaceuticals is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Pharmaceuticals

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797 624
Immigration is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Immigration We still have no immigration policy -- because politics suck.

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380 265
Ourselves is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
becquer added Ourselves

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233 142
Common Core is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jim_In_Texas added Common Core

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567 436
Islam is Taking over America's... is listed (or ranked) 38 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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488 374
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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473 367
Nuclear War is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Nuclear War

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Isis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Isis Scary, extremist group in Syria and Iraq.

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494 401
Jihadist Training Camps in Ame... is listed (or ranked) 42 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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380 302
Drug Use is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Drug Use

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

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493 440
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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100 53
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
HarisonGross added North Korea

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322 280
The distribution of wealth is listed (or ranked) 48 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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443 406
Racial Strife is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
ConnorRichardson added Racial Strife

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College loans is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
jrdale1 added College loans