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.
list ordered by
America is Becoming Increasingly Divided and Polarized
Money in GovernmentIf our politicians and political parties are controlled by money, do they even bother to listen to anyone who doesn't have it?
Poorly Educated Electorate
PoliticiansOur 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.
Stupid People in Charge!
Disregarding Our Constitution
Americans Seeing Something Wrong, and Just Ignoring It.
Death of the Middle Class
Concentration of media ownership
The Partisan Political System
The Rise of Identity Politics
17 Trillion Dollar Debt
The Media ItselfThey feed us whatever sells ad dollars and leave out whatever doesn't.
Corporate Control of the Internet
PovertyIt's becoming harder and harder to get out of poverty as the middle class vanishes and the rich get richer.