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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AlexanderRay added America is Becoming Increasingly Divided and Polarized
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.
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?
icoachfb added Stupid People in Charge!
Bootsdad added Disregarding Our Constitution
AlexanderRay added Death of the Middle Class
Oscar Gonzalez added Poorly Educated Electorate
Yura added The loss of common sense
The Media Itself They feed us whatever sells ad dollars and leave out whatever doesn't.
Joshua Erickson added Americans Seeing Something Wrong, and Just Ignoring It.
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 and radicalism of all types are at least, in part, fueled by a skewed distribution of wealth in almost any society.