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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Yura added The loss of common sense
Dimos Dicoudis added Disinformation
mgutksoki added Ignorance
AlexanderRay added America is Becoming Increasingly Divided and Polarized
Oscar Gonzalez added Poorly Educated Electorate
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?
Dimos Dicoudis added Corruption
icoachfb added Stupid People in Charge!
Bootsdad added Disregarding Our Constitution
AlexanderRay added Death of the Middle Class
Joshua Erickson added Americans Seeing Something Wrong, and Just Ignoring It.
Dimos Dicoudis added Historical revisionism
Dimos Dicoudis added Media bias
Dimos Dicoudis added Anti-intellectualism
Dimos Dicoudis added Propaganda
Dimos Dicoudis added Hate Media
Dimos Dicoudis added Concentration of media ownership
The Rise of Identity Politics
The Media Itself
They feed us whatever sells ad dollars and leave out whatever doesn't.
AlexanderRay added The Partisan Political System
AlexanderRay added 17 Trillion Dollar Debt
RobLein added Apathy
Stephen French added Corporate Control of the Internet
Dimos Dicoudis added Bias