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The Scariest Threats to the United States

List RulesOnly 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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    3,088
    320
    Dimos Dicoudis added

    Disinformation

  • 2
    4,525
    586
    AlexanderRay added

    America is Becoming Increasingly Divided and Polarized

  • 3
    1,639
    187
    Dimos Dicoudis added
  • 4
    3,856
    580

    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?
  • 5
    3,285
    483
    Oscar Gonzalez added

    Poorly Educated Electorate

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    4,340
    684

    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.
  • 7
    4,089
    695
    icoachfb added

    Stupid People in Charge!

  • 8
    4,201
    724
    Bootsdad added

    Disregarding Our Constitution

  • 9
    2,823
    540
    Joshua Erickson added

    Americans Seeing Something Wrong, and Just Ignoring It.

  • 10
    3,491
    694
    AlexanderRay added

    Death of the Middle Class

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    1,722
    328
    Dimos Dicoudis added

    Historical revisionism

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    1,768
    343
    Dimos Dicoudis added

    Anti-intellectualism

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    2,122
    451
    Dimos Dicoudis added

    Media bias

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    1,081
    209
    Dimos Dicoudis added

    Concentration of media ownership‎

  • 15
    1,261
    259
    Dimos Dicoudis added

    Hate Media

  • 16
    2,446
    589
    AlexanderRay added

    The Partisan Political System

  • 17
    1,839
    479

    The Rise of Identity Politics

  • 18
    2,806
    796
    AlexanderRay added

    17 Trillion Dollar Debt

  • 19
    1,963
    552
    RobLein added
  • 20
    3,674
    1,096

    The Media Itself

    They feed us whatever sells ad dollars and leave out whatever doesn't. 
  • 21
    1,245
    355
    Dimos Dicoudis added

    Injustice

  • 22
    1,792
    550
    Stephen French added

    Corporate Control of the Internet

  • 23
    695
    180
    Dimos Dicoudis added

    Hatred

  • 24
    2,320
    770

    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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    1,654
    532
    Dimos Dicoudis added

    Fake news

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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.