culture 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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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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1,715 383
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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1,432 302
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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1,416 305
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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1,775 415
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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1,372 323
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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649 111
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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1,840 538
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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706 176
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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1,177 407
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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1,483 618
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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907 350
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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697 247
Apathy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RobLein added Apathy

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1,177 504
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 Social Issues You Care About Most

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553 196
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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650 250
Ranker Video
Pboy81 added Losing Reputation/Trust of Alliance Partners and Friendly Nations

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326 86
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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196 24
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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1,041 512
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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589 262
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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146 13
Ignorance is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
mgutksoki added Ignorance

The Best Howard Stern News Pranks Performed by Captain Janks

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425 165
Oligarchy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Oligarchy

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182 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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140 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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1,030 618
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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752 438
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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365 175
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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167 38
Media bias is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Media bias

The Worst Qualities in Politicians

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378 197
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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677 430
Corporations is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Corporations

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239 102
Goods Being Manufactured Elsew... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RohanSrinivasan added Goods Being Manufactured Elsewhere!

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184 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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273 134
Antifa is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Antifa

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526 332
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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325 184
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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484 318
Pharmaceuticals is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Pharmaceuticals

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593 411
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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406 264
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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602 428
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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848 636
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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851 639
Socialism is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Socialism

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455 309
Ourselves is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
becquer added Ourselves

What Social Issues Does Generation Z Care The Most About?

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434 296
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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113 29
Injustice is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Injustice

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484 351
Drug Use is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Drug Use

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127 43
Censorship is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Censorship

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305 201
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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758 606
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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871 713
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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651 528
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.