culture The Scariest Threats to the United States  

analise.dubner
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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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Stupid People in Charge! is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
icoachfb added Stupid People in Charge!

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1,589 355
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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1,648 374
Disregarding Our Constitution is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Bootsdad added Disregarding Our Constitution

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1,294 278
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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1,209 260
America is Becoming Increasing... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added America is Becoming Increasingly Divided and Polarized

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1,261 290
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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537 84
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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1,698 505
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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598 154
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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1,064 378
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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1,374 574
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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823 326
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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1,101 472
Poverty is listed (or ranked) 13 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. 

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621 225
Apathy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RobLein added Apathy

The Social Issues You Care About Most

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578 223
Ranker Video
Pboy81 added Losing Reputation/Trust of Alliance Partners and Friendly Nations

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484 171
Corporate Control of the Inter... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Stephen French added Corporate Control of the Internet

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260 59
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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540 225
George Soros is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Tangy Tiger added George Soros

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958 483
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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99 5
The loss of common sense is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Yura added The loss of common sense

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377 141
Oligarchy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Oligarchy

The Best Actresses in Film History

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963 588
Terrorism is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Terrorism Method of ideological warfare

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296 133
The Left Going Full Blown Comm... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
The Left Going Full Blown Commie

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343 167
The Federal Reserve and our ma... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jim_In_Texas added The Federal Reserve System

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680 419
Cyber Attacks is listed (or ranked) 25 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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630 401
Corporations is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Corporations

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58 3
The loss of common sense is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Yura added The loss of common sense

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222 101
Antifa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Antifa

The Worst Qualities in Politicians

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461 292
Illegal Immigration is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
wawwhite1 added Illegal Immigration

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187 78
Goods Being Manufactured Elsew... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
RohanSrinivasan added Goods Being Manufactured Elsewhere!

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264 145
Democrats is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
TRENT13 added Democrats

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103 18
Disinformation is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Disinformation

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434 294
Pharmaceuticals is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Pharmaceuticals

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418 281
Ourselves is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
becquer added Ourselves

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790 594
Modern Feminism is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
devil.survivor1997 added Modern Feminism Good ideals turned into a man-hating club

The Most Nostalgia-Inducing '90s Toys

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358 233
Participation Trophies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Ryan Campbell added Participation Trophies

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795 604
Socialism is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Socialism

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389 261
Safe Spaces is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Ryan Campbell added Safe Spaces

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534 385
Nuclear War is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Nuclear War

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545 403
Rampant Racism and Hatred Tear... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Eicart added Rampant Racism and Hatred Tearing Country Apart

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834 671
Immigration is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Immigration We still have no immigration policy -- because politics suck.

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265 171
Common Core is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Jim_In_Texas added Common Core

31 Things That Are Normal In The Day, But Terrifying At Night

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429 324
Drug Use is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AddWilson added Drug Use

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606 485
Islam is Taking over America's... is listed (or ranked) 44 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.

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705 576
Isis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Isis Scary, extremist group in Syria and Iraq.

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56 5
Ignorance is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
mgutksoki added Ignorance

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92 23
Media bias is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Media bias

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86 20
Censorship is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Censorship

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525 433
Jihadist Training Camps in Ame... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
AlexanderRay added Jihadist Training Camps in America There are currently at least 22 Jihadist training camps inside America.

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107 42
Fake news is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Scariest Threats to the United States
Dimos Dicoudis added Fake news