Top Ten Problems With America

Wow, where to start? Drugs, violence, corruption, war, the Jonas brothers... My fellow Americans, we're in a pretty crappy spot :( What is our biggest issue today, and what can we do to solve it? We have a thousand issues, so I wanna see a thousand issues on here too!

The Top Ten

1 No Respect For The Rest of The World

This is very true about Americans. Every other country except for themselves is portrayed negatively and incorrectly in their films and T.V. shows

Yeah, who doesn't enjoy being lumped into a group of stereotypical people by other people who don't know what jokes are! - ObviouslyNotATroll

Ya, we're some pretty arrogant a**holes arent we?

With in the last few years, no one had internet. No one could reach, out if they could. Now we are everywhere, we can talk to many, at one time. People do not have respect here in America, how can they have respect to anyone else? Have you ever read, a old social studies book 20's 30'era? Things are passed down through generations, not just recipes, they pass down bias and hate, so each person teaches there generation the hate, If you was to ask why they probably would not know.( It was passed down). My husband and I, have a orphanage in Africa, we run it with my daughter Olivia. The love those people give, amazing. we have stop spreading hate and bias stuff about people, people of different color. Some times I can still see the lynch mobs, the ones that gathered a criminal in middle of the square and hung him there. How some people are treated, How fast they can go from sweet to evil in one sentence. That was not that long ago, but it happened. Have we only progressed in technology. ...more

Yes, says the people who do this "xddd America so fat lol and so many murder lolol x dd".

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2 Donald Trump Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, ...read more.

I do not understand his "Build the Wall" campaign. For one it is going to cost billions and America is already in debt. Guess I need to buy a plane ticket to Jamaica...

I still Hate Trump and his fans! Global warming deniers are just like Holocaust ones! Saying global warming is a myth is just as worse than saying Heil Hitler, screaming death to Jews and planning to build concentration camps! I do believe in Global Warming because it happens since forever and I know about the Holocaust very well. It's a sad, bloody and violent event where the innocent Jews being labeled as inferior to the Nazis also known by themselves as Aryan or the master race and sent into the Gloomy confiments, where spirits are crushed, loss of self identity until they die called Concentration camps! Never forget the Holocaust same thing with Global Warming. - Jeanclaudejunior

He is already trying to get rid of reusable fuels (Solar, Wind, etc...) and replace them with coal. He is cutting down the EPA too and will make it so that the Earth is choked by pollution! Not only that he is extremely racist & xenophobic. Even his business ventures were largely unsuccessful with the bank declaring Trump bankrupt 6 times! I truly believe that he will be one of the worst presidents in the U.S. for years to come.

I agree that this is a bad thing, but he's trying to help America out of debt. Or at least eliminate the debt. I disagree with you on Trump being one of the worst presidents ever. Obama was, In my eyes (key words my eyes). Obama didn't salute to any of the soldiers he walked past, and it was clear he didn't know anything about how much of a presence our military has in this world, there is a reason we are called a WORLD SUPER POWER. - BigMac2018

He need to go

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3 The Education System

If the people were educated properly, with a full unfiltered understanding of history, with no bias-ism, over half of these problems would diminish and there would be such a thing again as 'common sense'.

Ok, I'm gonna go on a full out rant on this. First of all, education has really gone down in our country. And yes, if you look at my profile, I live in Massachusetts. But, now you're probably thinking "Massachusetts has an awesome education system! ". But, my school, not so much. In my English class (ELA) we didn't do much work. We ate food, threw the food, played on our tablets, and some got pretty bullied. The reason it was that bad was because the teacher was too nice. His punishment for students misbehaving was banishing them to the hallway! And plus, we took quizzes and tests, and never got many back. Since I'm out of that school and going to middle school, I'm missing 7-8 quizzes AND tests that I was supposed to get back! In science, we didn't do much either. We read the chapter, then did a worksheet nobody really finished. Why? BECAUSE STUDENTS WOULD FOOL AROUND AND BE DUMB. Then, there's Social Studies class (Geography or History). We would learn political and ...more - kaitlynrad11

Although we may touch on it, Americans don't really learn about other cultures at all, even rarer in a positive way. This is the main spark to the racism, and the lack of respect that the States uphold due to lack of and false information.

Remember those black students who started a protest for being asked to use proper grammar in their work?

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4 Bullying

Some many people thing that bullying makes kids stronger. WRONG! Bullying makes kids skip school, on average over 10 percent of victims have skipped school specifically to avoid being bullied, over 160,000 students per year.

I am a thirteen year old girl who has been bullied her entire life and death is a thought that often finds its way to my head. My family and friends and my boyfriend is the only reason why I won't kill my self. The reason why I have just now decided to share this is because someone who is very important to me is going through what I have went through my entire life. The people who bully think that because they feel bad they have to make others feel bad but they don't and if they would be nice they would find someone who is willing to love them so they don't need to hurt others or theirselves. Because I will love them if they need me to or want me to.

You have still stayed strong after all your abuse. That is an ability most people don't have. I hope you don't kill yourself, because there is always someone who would be absolutely devastated if you did. Think about the people you love. They want you to live, so do it for them. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

I think its hard to understand what someone is going through unless you experience that yourself. I've never had those kinds of problems, but only because I go to a great school where bullying is practically nonexistent. I do know how it feels to just want to be normal so people stop treating you differently. Bullies have a completely different mindset. there is a good chance they had grown up in a bad home and had developed such a weak mind that they use their physical strength to feel stronger. There is always a reason... that doesn't make it any better, but perhaps if more effort was put into trying to understand the victims AND the bullies, a sort of bridge can be built. Bullies want people to feel how they had felt, for someone to understand. which is why they don't stop. Wanting someone to understand you is a human instinct everyone feels naturally. How can anyone be expected to fight against that.

My closest cousin skipped school from bullying

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5 Drugs

Drugs are taking over our country

Okay for starters I will agree drugs can be harmful to you such as Heroin, LSD, Coke, acid, etc.. But if you think for one minute the marijuana is like any of these drugs then you need to get your facts straight. There are so many people out there that bash marijuana because it's a drug, yet it's used in hospitals and it helps people. Yet 88,000 people die yearly from drinking alcohol, 480,000 die yearly smoking cigarettes. No one has ever overdosed on cannabis, and if there is any deaths from marijuana it's obvisoly won't be anywhere near those numbers. So they legalize cancer, and poison but are having difficulties legalizing medical marijuana?.. My theory on why they won't legalize it is simple. They have to control the population so they have to have alcohol and cancer to kill us off so we don't overpopulate, which I guess I can't blame them because if we overpopulated their would be less jobs and so on. So I get why that's all illegal because it's at your own risk, it's your ...more

It is due to drugs that today we are facing these problems such as : negligence ( a father, who drinks never looks after his family we'll. Also, a student who takes drugs has high chances of failing than a student who does not.

Agreed it must stop its causing sufferage to my father

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6 Terrorists

Terrorism is a huge problem not just in the world but within the US. And it isn't just people who identify themselves as a member of ISIS, it's also people who shoot up schools, airports, people of different races including white people. It is terrible problem that must be solved but continues because we let it. We identify a group of people as terrorists and people who minutely relate to that, are grouped with the insane and violent terrorists too. Then comes problems with discrimination, racism, sexism, etc. If we solve one of these problems, it may solve them ALL. If we are united, like those years fighting alongside each other against the British who practiced tyranny during the Revolution, if we devote our time and our hearts into restoring or making our home a better place, then join arms with your white, black, and brown brothers and sisters, and show what the American Dream actually meant to us! If I can believe in YOU, try to believe in yourself.

Though we do have a lot of problems to solve, terrorism is by far the worst! Many of our problems would be solved if we could just get rid of it.

I get that terrorism is a HUGE problem. There isn't a lot we can do about it. One thing we can do is start securing our borders and making sure NO ONE gets past security or anything without being checked for drugs, guns, bombs, etc. There are so many idiotic people out there who are drunk, drugged, mentally insane, or just violent. We need to do our best to protect our country.

They are terrible

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7 The Media

"Reality" T.V. shows that focus on top models, dancing stars, fashion faux pas, "real" housewives, and swamp people are completely dumbing down our population. There is no focus on solving real problems of government overspending, personal dependency, radical islamists, and general decline of morality. Shame.

The media are constantly praising and focusing attention on non talented bimbo's who are famous for no reason. There is no morality about the media what so ever. If you had 2 women the 1 women was a very talented singer, song writer and played musical instruments but she respects her body so doesn't sell herself sexually by stripping and acting promiscuous all over the T.V. and the other woman has no talents or anything notable to be famous for, but she will do ANYTHING for money & fame IE) take her clothes off or do something disgusting & low to gain attention, fame and money; Which 1 will the media pick to shine the light on? They'll pick the woman with no morals & give her loads of media attention and turn her into a celebrity. Then they will publicize her sex life, boob jobs, ass jobs. The woman will date celebrity men and bed hop between them to keep her name in the papers. It is all just pointless really, because she doesn't deserve that kind of attention, where the woman who ...more

The media is a huge problem in this country, particularly the way they are covering this election. I just watched the Republican debate, and every other question was about terrorism. They are doing their best to spread fear, which they hope will translate into votes. The media is cherry picking the polls they report, trying to cast Hillary Clinton in as bad a light as possible. Bernie Sanders is wonderful and is doing well but you can tell the Republicans don't view him as a threat. He wasn't even mentioned at the GOP debate, but they sure took after Clinton and Obama. The media, too, is all but ignoring Sanders unless they can use him to make Hillary look bad. Republicans aren't criticizing Sanders because they will go after his supporters if he doesn't get the nomination. If you truly support Bernie and the things he stands for, you have much more in common with Hillary than with any Republican.

Fake news

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8 Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt Romney.

Obama is being blamed for Bush's screw ups!

Actually, it's not Obama. We just have a very corrupt congress. A lot of people think that the President has all the power and can do whatever he wants. That's not true. The President actually can't do ANYTHING without getting approval from the Congress. Obama has wanted to do a ton for this country, but it's all been rejected because our Congress is currently filled with very corrupt greedy people who do not care about anyone's well being, especially the financially struggling. They are all rich political figures that ONLY care about making more money, and they won't approve any decision from the President unless it makes them more money.

Obama's policies passed THROUGH congress are screwing up America. We were already in trouble before he comes, and then he lies to America again and again.

Change Congress, you may change the world. I looked back in History like when Blue Shield got started, there have been many President that tried to pass a health insurance. If anyone has, been in a hospital in emergency room you will see it is mostly, people with no insurance. Waiting hours can be for 3 hours and up. This new insurance, will help this problem because, those people most of them will never pay, their bill to emergency room. But yet you have insurance on your automobiles and pets and your house. Are you worth something? Because without your life you, would not have any of these things. He is wrong for wanting to help you? Have you ever had a Illness like heart attack, do you know how much one of those cost with no insurance, when most of the people in America is high risk of one. Most Countries have health insurance. We are suppose to be the best country. I think we loosing, that first place status, not due to our President. People listen to Social Media. Everyone had a ...more

He good boy

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9 Racism

Racism is not good. It should come to an end. God wanted different nationalities for a reason. He wanted all of us to get along and love each other, not hate because of what happened in the past. Let's not bring back the past. Just because your white doesn't mean you are better than people who are black. Everyone is the same. We just have to learn how to love each other for who we are not what we look like. I'm only 12 and I hope when I grow up Racism isn't a problem anymore. You shouldn't treat anyone differently. The golden rule for socializing for me is "Treat people how you want to be treated". I really want to grow up in a non racist community. I live in Hawaii and there is already a problem with homeless. I don't want to see a bunch of racist people in the world. When I grow up I want to go somewhere where racism isn't a problem. Thank that is all.

Yeah I hate Racism in the USA, so what if your Black and I'm white we're both humans but with different skin color? So what? I really don't see why the 1 race should think they are better than the other race. I never get white supremacy it's stupid and retarded. The Racists that really nark me are The Americans who are racist then claim to be Christian. If they were true then they would see GOD just wants us to all live as 1. Jesus told us to love each other not Hate, Criticize or Judge each other he condemned all those things. The answer is to Love each other always we are all Brothers and sister's in God's eyes and we should ALL live in peace & Unity regardless of Skin color or ethnicity.

We are all the same really. You've got a head, 2 eyes, a nose, hands, feet. If aliens came down to earth to attack us and take over the world they would think we all look the same.

People that say "not just black lives matter, all lives matter"; really get under my skin because OBVIOUSLY! all lives matter but black people aren't feeling like they actually do matter. Let me ask you this. Have you ever been a black person before? If not then you don't really know how little it matters to others. Being racial profiled all your life is not fun. You just see that little difference in a person's personal that makes you feel some type of way, and you know it's because of your skin tone. You can be the most educated, successful and respectable person but still be discriminated against. Human beings ALWAYS need a group to pick on. It's disgusting really. Now the Muslims can't even practice there religion -which is there right as an American- with out getting looks or comments about ...more

Racism is stupid

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10 Corruption

Corruption and a stupid political agenda will be the end of the US. Other countries and foreign investors basically own us with all the debt that we've compiled. So what does the government do to stop this from continuing? They cut a few billion dollars from the budget and than propose a healthcare reform costing over a trillion dollars. The only radical change we need right now is in our spending and materialism. In my opinion, this category is the most dangerous internal threat to America.

Corruption is a massive issue facing America. This is no longer a democracy that serves the people, but one that serves the interests of corporations and big businesses. How can we pride ourselves as a free country when our congress is enslaved to corporations that offer huge payouts, probably taxpayer money, to get them to betray and go against what's best for America and it's citizens? Corruption should be outlawed.

This is our # 2 problem, not 10

The more money a candidate raises, the more likely they are to be elected. While this is not true in all cases, it is more accurate than I would like. To raise money, candidates must give promises to special interests. Our politicians should have the people's best interests in mind, not the special interests who got them elected.

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The Newcomers

? Animal Abuse Animal Abuse

Would you like to be abused. NO! you wouldn't. You are a heartless monster is you dod that.

This is the worst problem anywhere - ihatetrump

? Trump Supporters

The Contenders

11 No Respect for Those Older Than Us

While it is true that many kids do not respect their elders, it is also equally true that not all elders deserve respect in that age does not necessarily dictate maturity.

I opened a door for a old person, he did not say thank you.

That person was one of us. WHAT A DISCOVERY, this one person who may have been mute, is my evidence of an impolite human society and the death of all good morale, is basically what you are trying to prove. - MaxAurelius

I am a 16 year old girl. I live through drama and I disrespect my elders constantly, I disrespect people constantly. I actually have the guts to say it and I'm not making little remarks trying to defend myself. This is an issue because no matter how much the world may change our elders still know more than us. The baseline of issues will stay the same. They have known war, constant death, happiness, life, wealth, dept, etc. The faster we learn to respect our elders the better we will be. Look at many Asian countries that are prospering, in the culture it is common that the children still respect their elders. Everyone says that all of us should get the same respect or we should treat everyone the same. If we do that that we will never respect anyone. We are a disrespectful generation. The millennials and generation Z are the most disrespectful generations ever. We are entitled crybabies who want respect but wont give it in return. We are hypocritical. In the future we will be ...more

People should earn respect. They shouldn't just be respected because they are older. If you are mean and hateful to me, I'm going to be mean and hateful back. That is just how it is. This is why we are taught the "golden rule": treat others how you wish to be treated.

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12 Anti-Patriotism

The biggest problem in this Country has been corruption, Wars fought for oil, "weapons of mass destruction never found", women and children in other countries killed and then America wonders why terrorists attack them? If bombs from Russia or any other country landed on US soil just once, it would be WWIII, but US does it and its just another day for "Patriots" to protect our "freedoms." that's just Bull. Us bullies everyone to get what they want and if they don't they get what they want they take it by force. Ask Hawaii how it lost its monarchy, even against the Presidents orders at that time. Ask the rightful heirs to USA the Native American Indians. You people think singing a song and saluting a flag makes you a patriot, but actually your just a mindless robot following whats told and never looking deeper to who is actually in the wrong and why they want to keep things they way they are while the corrupt live in LUXURY. You blame muslims, you blame presidents who all have short ...more

If you are living in America and have no respect for the people that have died to ensure that you even have the freedom in the first place to go on sites like this and say rude and disrespectful things, then please, I beg you, LEAVE! Why would you stay here with your toxic attitude? Some of us actually care about our country and know people who have died trying to make sure you have the freedom to be the little parasite to American society that you are. It is an absolute shame when people refuse to stand up and say the pledge! It's even worse when parents don't think it matters.

Maybe the reason people do not care anymore is because Donald Trump won president. As a teenager who is personally ASHAMED of our country, I no longer recite the pledge when asked. And I am not the parasite, I believe our so called "president" is the real parasite. Also, as I am learning about american history, it is a shame to see that all the hard work put into creating our country, is now being put to waste. Also, have you ever thought about the fact that the parents do care, but they are also just as ashamed in our country as their kids are? Well, since you wrote what you said, then I guess not. - aob

We live in such a free, wonderful and diverse country in the world. This is the secret to why the USA is such a Great nation but it is also why the is such division today, and until every citizen and or visitor can put aside our differences and all reach for the same goals, backing each other and loving our Country and Flag first, then this country will implode from within. Take Pride in Our Country and stand together side by side as one nation. One People, One Nation. I want to be the first member of the No Race, Race! You are me and I am you. We are all the same. If you don't love your country then ask yourself why that is. And What You could do to change that. God bless America and all its citizens.

The meaning of the word patriotism in US English is similar to the meaning of the word faschism elsewhere. Seriously, look up in a dictionary what faschism means and compare how exactly that resembles the opinions of such great war mongers - I mean patriots - like John McCain, John Bolten, Tom Cotton, Lindsy Graham, etc.

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13 Rape

They sexually abuse our children

I was sexually abused as a child, and I know a lot of people in my hometown who were victims as well. What is saddening about this issue is that no justice is brought to most victims.

I'm not American but this a world wide problem everywhere! It's just wrong

Oh come on... just why would someone do this...;; my friend was sexually abused by her dad when she was really young :( - HelloImDeadInside

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14 Gay Rights

It's not the homosexuals themselves, it's the people who want it banned. Most of them say that it ruins families. But ironically, most of them are divorced. Also, this is a "free" country. Unfortunately, not only do they want gay marriage banned, but also immigration, Halloween, etc. Hell, even some people want atheism banned as well. Donald Trump will only make it worse. If only I had enough to move to Europe...

I think it is crazy that this is something that has to be talked about. It's crazy that some people are forced to not be themselves due to other peoples judgement. The USA, along with every other country, should allow gay people to have the same rights as any other person. There should be no differences in how a gay or straight person is treated. Ten percent of the population is gay, so just because the majority of people are straight does not mean you can team up on somebody that is different. We should learn to embrace the differences inside the human race instead of out when anything is different.

Gays have had a way of life as it was when the Pharoes walked the earth. I highly doubt they were gay cavemen seeing that the only way to survive is to procreation which is etched in stone man and woman go figure but who's to complain anything against the grain would be Dean wrong or in the Bible States abomination while people have. different interest they seem to miss use the term love as in its physical assets when Jesus meant spiritually. Here it is 2017 and we have the tools to do the research and yet no one has came to me about a gay God male or female so who's following the way of life? I rarely speak on issues like that of homosexuality as far as what any Bible says and any book it's wrong so how can you live a life under the Creator and continue to do the wrong things that happens everyday so do you think because people send today makes it okay because he died on the cross or does that mean it's representation this is the ability this is what it takes to do the right thing to ...more

Damn Massachusetts!

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15 Destroying The Environment

Protecting the drinking water

We have more indulgent people than we have the resources to support our way of life.

Cutting down all these trees to build houses and other things is doing nothing but lowering air and oxygen pollution!

The world was once all green and clean. Then the human race came along and it’s mean and... destroyed. Eventually, our oxygen is going to be poisoned or we will have none if we keep polluting and taking away what this planet has provided for us. - NightJinx

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16 Violence

Violence is the reason that people are afraid to walk amongnst the streets that they call home. Being uncomfortable isn't a way to live when you want to just live life they way YOU want to.

Why can't this world be a happy place? - JaysTop10List

That's the single stupidest thing I've heard in a long time. I'm a HUGE Call of Duty player but I don't have ANY urge to HARM someone, much less kill them

Violence happeneds everywhere - Carri796

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17 School Bullies

School bullies need to leave people alone because someone I love is being bullied at school and I don't think it is right. I have been dealing with this since kindergarten and it still has not went away and they think they do this to make kids tougher but it dose not work I can not tell you how many hurtful things have been said to me. I have survived through a lot of thing. I have endured more that kids my age should have to deal with. For the record I am thirteen. I lost my father at the of five years old, my grandfather at the age of four, my best friend at the age of 13. I lost my cousin a few month ago. I go to school everyday and it is always the same people the same stupid comments and you want to know what I don't care any more it is different when some one says that to me but when it happens to someone I love then that is different. It makes me so mad to know that none of those people have the courage to do that to someone who wouldn't take it. I would like some of those ...more

Kids become to terrified to come to school and I think there should be an end put to it

People have bullied for years and I say its ENOUGH

Bullies only hurt other people cause they are afraid of being hurt themselves. Or they have already been hurt and want to take it out on somebody else.
It should be stopped because a lot of suicides are caused from bullying. - NightJinx

I am/was a bully sometimes... but I'm trying to stop. - bryton

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18 Obesity

Kids are just not worried about their health anymore, snacks and junk foods are being pushed a lot more

Kids are getting fat

If only there were positive examples in the media and even from their parents showing them that it's a good thing to eat fruits and vegetables. There has to be something done to encourage more farmers in America to give up growing corn, corn, and more corn. The farmers are only growing what's needed to make High Fructose Corn Syrup (and other things that will go straight into the junk food that's currently being mass produced and consumed in America) because they will recieve subsidies, they need to start growing actual fruits and vegetables so the supply is higher and the prices will go down, making healthier food more affordable to lower-income families and really every family in America.

Kids are way too fat.

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19 Bad Music

Lame. Not a real problem.

How is this a problem? This is an opinion not something that is damaging the country.

The problem is Not music itself. I believe the problem people see with "music" is how it can influence our thought process which in turn can change the views on how you see yourself and others which creates a mindset that is not of your own. This will effect your actions. But only if you let it.

Eminem-Sing for the Moment "They say music can alter moods and talk to you. Can it load up a gun and cock it too? Well is it can and the next time You assault a dude, just tell the judge it was My fault and I'll get sued. See what these kids do is Hear about us toten pistols so they want to get one 'cause they think the it's cool. Not knowing we really just protecting ourselves, WE ENTERTAINERS, of course this it's affecting our sales. But MUSIC IS JUST REFLECTION OF SELF, we Just explain it, then we get our checks in the mail"

I love jake paul shut up

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20 Getting Involved In Wars We Have No Business Being In

Its true we do not have to get into conflicts and wars that we have no business being in. WE should only engage if it directly threatens the US.

The problem with this is that war actually stimulates the economy so much more than you'd think.

I think Thin Privilege is even more harmful - JustAnAccount

The US is often entangled in the dirty work of the UN and NATO. Most of the conflicts don't directly harm or impact the US, and their intervention is sometimes beneficial (i.e. World Wars, Yugoslavian Wars) and sometimes...contreversial (i.e. Those Middle Eastern Crusade Things) - JustAnAccount

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21 Taxes

Not a problem. If you like milk, not paying $7/gallon for gas, and having a military to protect us, then you want taxes. The government also pays your social security and disability when you stop working... think about that.

This is why we as Americans need to realize how much better Trump will benefit us more than Hillary. Although these may not be the best two people for an election; but Trump will lower taxes to 15% and Hillary will raise it. Also, Trump has a more moral standard that the Hills.

No more taxes who cares about them

They still force American expats to pay taxes. They’re watching every one of us, including Americans not living in US anymore.

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22 Murder

People should not be murdered. If you have a problem with someone, then you ignore them and push them out of your mind. Don't kill them! Also don't kill people because you don't like their race, or you don't like who they are married to, just let it all go from your mind, because in the long run, they are probably nicer than you.

More than 30 people are murdered in the U.S. everyday which leads up to thousands each year.

I think that no one has a reason to murder and the fact that it is a sin. God would not wish for you to murder his creation.

Because a lot of parents are burying there children when they are not even in hit the age of 19 parents are in there 30s 40s and they have to burry there child that's crazy

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23 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. ...read more.

Get this thing out of my country

If you don't like him, don't pay attention to him!

Ya, ship him to Iraq on the front lines of battle, the very front in bright clothes

He just mkes bad mmusic - ihatetrump

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24 Debt

This is the Government's fault. We have intellectual airheads for leaders, they have no common sense or good judgement.

Debt in a rising interest rate environment is going to reduce living standards. The social consequences may be severe.

How is debt not higher on this list, America is in 20 trillion dollars debt. It's not decreasing either...

Endgame of a country. No escape

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25 Republicans

It's not necessarily the republicans that are the problem -it's just the idiots. Don't blame the republicans for believing what they want to believe, blame the individual people in this country who make bad choices, pass bad laws, etc. As neither a Democrat or Republican, I can say that both parties (and parties not mentioned) have played some part in why America is the way that it is.

I think it is not the republicans, it is the people in the country who are lame and can't do things for themselves! This one is highly offensive to me and probably other people who are republicans as well!

The party of torture, war crimes, endless war, ecocide, environmental deterioration, mindless nationalism, christian sharia law, history denial, science denial, corporate rule, neo-feudialism, job outsourcing, starving wages, recessions, police brutality, implicit racism, institutional homophobia, mass deportations, conspiracy theories, general meanness and disgust for anything new.

It's THE DEMOCRATS - Carri796

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26 Police Brutality

Considering cops are shooting people simply for running away- I'd say the criminal justice system, and law enforcement needs to be reformed.

Why is this even a thing on this list

Police are not using enough force and allow too much disrespect for t he law.

Police have been shooting innocent people for no reason. They shot my cousin 15 times twice in the head because he "reached for his waist" when there is video showing him putting his hands up slowly turning around and as soon as his back faced them they fired for no reason. police have been doing this for too long even to kids. they go around causing havoc instead of bringing peace to the streets

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27 Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician who was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2016 election.

The reality is we need God to lead this country in order for it to survive.

Hillary is a mirror of Obama and carter big mistake except she is worse because she uses the power of position for major corruption and personal gain

She is the worst ever! How many things are we going to let one person get away with? She is murder, and deserves to serve the sentence every other American person should.

Shes so stupid she don't even know what shes talking about

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28 Pregnancy

Pregnancy used to be happy and beautiful, now it's just... "Wow? Another person is pregnant? " Especially young age pregnancy!

It isn't much of a problem. But the only problem about this is that teens are getting pregnant and they are just TOO young. This shouldn't be happening! They should wait until they are older. And yes I am against pre-marital sex. - cosmo

This is so true more teens become pregnant and then want to get rid of it

The Problem is, underage pregnancy leads to too many infant deaths. - MovieFan007

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29 Two-Party System

This has been an issue for years upon years. The closest the US has ever gotten to having a third party win is when the progressive party ran. All that did was split up the votes on the republican side at the time, I believe. The US is not even intelligent enough to understand the plague of this system! People vote how they always vote and only swing states are important any more. Texans will always vote republican and California will always vote Democrat. Who is controlling the country? The men who fund campaigns for either party. I can bet 18 trillion dollars that the next presidential election will have a democrat or a republican winner-but what do bets solve? Well.. this one would get us out of debt, almost.

There are people who could get things done, but we're not electing them. Whoever spends the most money has the biggest advantage in any election. Think about it, in what other job could you be one of the favorites to get the job when you have absolutely no experience? Yet we have Donald Trump and Ben Carson among the favorites in the Republicans who have no government experience whatever.

The main problem with this country at the moment is the insane political divisions. Each side has it's own stereotypes, each side is pretty much run by radicals, and most importantly, it seems that each side would rather sling petty insults at one another than actually taking the time to understand their point of view. It's ridiculous.

I don't know

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30 People That Can't Get Their Priorities Straight

I wish Justin Bieber, narcissism, and neo-Nazis were our biggest problems.

31 Ignorant People

Americans are all ignorant about the world around them

*turns away and ignores the "Ignorant People" text* - HelloImDeadInside

Ignore people

malcolm

32 Conservatives

A huge problem - bryton

LIBERALS

33 Cultural Marxism
34 Obsession with Guns

Considering only 28% of the country has a bachelors degree or higher, I'd say people -especially cops-whose minimum job requirement is a highschool diploma- are too uneducated to have guns in the first place. But then again we are a warring society that occupies other countries and steals their resources do I suppose our own populace having access to ridiculously overpowered weapons is just what a warring society might have.

by the way- there were studies done that showed cops that had a bachelors degree or higher resorted to violence roughly 50% less than cops who didn't have any college. The aberage of cops that rivaled those with degrees were ones who were working in law enforcement for 20 years. I'd say cops need a bachelors degree at least so they can learn to use their brains instead of their strength to solve problems.

And in so saying this; the religious folks (the only group of people whom have guns in this damn country besides the police and FBI) are the true terrorists on this planet because they cannot get away from their damn guns! WAKE UP people! Can't you see that these psycho religious loons are VERY trigger happy!?! that they are itching to kill ANYONE whom opposes their religious and political views with their damn guns!?! WE LIBERALS NEED TO TAKE AWAY THEIR DAMN GUNS BEFORE THEY KILL US ALL!

The rest of the world think America is APPALLING because of its obsession with guns AND ITS GOVERNMENT DO ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ABOUT IT!

This should most definitely be the NUMBER 1 problem in America.

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35 Feminism

Women in America should just stop complaining. Just look at Saudi Arabia for example, women can't even drive there. Just b happy that you have good lives. Also, men are the only citizens who have to sign up for the military draft. I will support feminism 100%, but there are too many double standards involved and its plain offensive

Feminism is EQUALITY many people who are against feminism don't understand what feminism is. Or else they say that other women have it worse but we should always strive for the best not just better than some. Many men are against feminism because they don't understand what it's like to be a woman.

First and second wave feminism have given women many human rights. However, third wave feminism has gotten out of hand. Constant man hating and increasing divorce rates come from third wave feminism.

Yes this is a problem because they bitch to much - bryton

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36 Too Much Political Correctness

I was looking for this. The level of hypersensitivity these days is astounding. With freedom of speech, we can still say what we want, no matter who may be offended. I have known people who went great lengths to not offend anyone while speaking, and those people became monotonous and impractical to converse with because they are scared of saying something that somebody might not like. Have some backbone. - surgeonsanic

Everything on Earth will certainly be offensive to some people. If political correctness want the US without offense at all, ban everything, including itself, which is offensive.

See: Social justice warriors, radical feminists, PETA, people that think you're racist for disagreeing with a person of color, etc. - RiverClanRocks

Social justice is cancer

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37 Free Sex

I agree this is a problem. Life has become all about self. What pleases me and you could put that down for almost all of these. I don't understand someone saying the Bible contradicting. I pray that the Lord opens their eyes and their heart to truly know the truth and know Jesus Christ.

Sex is a part of life and should be cherished, not frowned upon by organised religion. Unfortunately, pornography ruins it and destroys what little morality is left in many Americans. - DieGedankenSindFrei

Hoes will be hoes

Free sex for everyone yay... I think - HelloImDeadInside

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38 Unemployment

Yes there is some discrimination, but honestly no one needs to hold your hand and just give you a job. You need to get off your butt and start looking.

Get off your ass

"help life sucks and I have no money what do I do" - HelloImDeadInside

Yes

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39 Neo-Nazis

The world is a mixed up place and sometime we just have to deal with it

Common people leave the nazis to the 40's - s46606

I don't think they are the problem or hitler either there Pretty smart

Not a thing - bryton

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40 The War In Iraq

There's people in are country that need help, but we poor are money and resources in to violence and corruption in other countries

Nothing will be solved by people dying you should come to an agreement

What if the people you are fighting against are incapable of coming to an agreement? Then what?

I was in the grocery store and I see a frozen carrots. I walk over and look at the label. It reads, "best until 9/11." I sighed and asked myself "wasn't everything? "

We were the ones responsible for that. George bush got a threat before the September 11 attacks and could haved save thousands of lives, but ignored it and let it happen. We then passed the Patriot act, which is no different than burning the constitution. In case you may not know with it being passed, The government of the land of the "free" started spying on us like Big Brother from 1984. It's almost like George Orwell was a prophet.

The war starts. We jump in and we kill terrorists, but mostly civilians. We then finally find Osama Bin Laden, the man who allegedly (key word: allegedly) caused the 9/11 attacks. We kill him while he is unarmed and dump him into the ocean. We brung world peace, or so we thought.

Out of the ashes of Al-Qaeda and the Middle East comes ISIS. ...more

KILL ISIS

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41 High Unemployment Rates

Not such a big problem since Obama came along.

Hire people to fix the crumbling infrastructure that will collapse by 2020, hire more to line the southern border to shoot anybody coming north

Another problem is people who are able to work but won't. People abusing the welfare system.

Many jobs are outsourced to China

42 Greed

Another obvious stereotype. - Kwaysar

43 AIDS

Don't BE SILLY WRAP YOUR WILLY

Put on a condom

Common it killed Freddie Mercury - s46606

I agree with this guy. ⬇️

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44 Serial Killings

Why isn't this higher?

Speaking as someone who is not from the US the level of killings and violence in the US is ridiculous, no other country has these problems, where I live (The UK) gun ownership was banned and the level of killings plummeted.

It's insane that any sick minded person can easily go to a gun store, pass some tests then immediately use the weapon to murder dozens of people!

To top it off everyone them reacts at their personal hates or political views and frames that as the problem, something needs to change, or I don't think the US can last under these circumstances it has placed itself in...

God would be crying if he were human at what has happened to his creation of people. He would not like that there are so many serial killers on his earth.

Especially since they haven't found you. Bet "he" cries about that every night - kenikaobrien

Life isn't SAW the MOVIE

How come this isn’t higher on the list? This is a HUGE problem in America currently - NightJinx

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45 Common Core

You guys saying common core is bad don't even know anything about it. It does not change anything you learn. It Tries to make things a little easier while still teaching it. Also before common core every state taught things at a different pace, so if a kid moved from say, California to New York, their new school may be learning something a grade level ahead of where they were at their old school. It does take a little ajusting to, but future generations are going to benefit.

Common core is retarded. It's geared to make it comfortable for kids who have a hard time understanding it, but all it does is make it more complicated.

Common Core is ridiculous. Just do regular math in your damn class

This is the reason why test scores are declining and why schools need so much practice for the PARCC. - SavageLG

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46 Government

Yes am sick n tired of gavernment killing off people wit cancers, they have cure and can fix us all if we have cancer

indeed

47 Christianity Being Infringed

In fact, I believe that America was founded on Christianity. Yes, not everyone are Christians in America, but just because some people don't believe in Christianity doesn't change the facts. If you look at the Declaration of Independence, what does part of it say? "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." The word "Creator" is another word for God. God has created us. We are His image bearers, even the people who don't believe in God. The founding fathers of America were mostly Christians, and expected this country to run on God. America was supposed to be a nation that depends on God alone for help, and what have we turned it into today? A country focused on selfishness, our own gain, and our own comfort. Sometimes, we make America seem like a selfish, stuck-up nation when really, we are the ones ...more

No this country was not founded on Christianity. Yes the people who wrote the constitutions where mainly Christians but they believed that all people could go out and find a living and practice what ever religion that they wanted to. They did not want us to be fighting over religion they wanted us to focus on what we needed to do to survive not worry about what everyone else is doing. People that judge and hurt the people who are not Christian and force their beliefs on other people are not doing what God wants. You should help the people who are calling out for it not the people who will not listen.

People for realize that this country was found on chrisianity. Yes it does say religious freedom in the Constitution and for some reason Christianity is being being made look like a cult or unjust thing and the media is making fun of it so why is that oh and if you make fun of any other religion it's taboo and by all means this is not saying I or anyone should make fun of any religion because that's the person or groups belief I just want it to be treated fairly

Yea, sadly true

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48 Abortion

Hey that's funny, that's how Hitler referred to the holocaust. He called it his "final solution". Look it up. I bet he thought it was ok to kill jews because they were all living in poverty stricken ghettos anyway. Accept he was the one who put them there. Human beings aren't expendable. You people fight for equal rights. You don't know what equality is. You defend African Americans, you defend gays, you defend transgenders, hell you even defend the average working soccer mom who thinks that she isn't being payed enough and is pissed off because our president is a dude. But you people won't defend the most helpless of all. You won't defend the ones who truly can't speak for themselves, unborn American children. If killing our children is the only solution we can come up with then wow, we're screwed...

There are many children who live as orphans without parents their whole life because their mother thought abortion was wrong, but couldn't take care of them. Abortion is NOT a problem. I know I might sound untrusting and evil for this, but so what if those newborn babies die? It is totally fine! Hell, they might have been born into a better life anyway. The people who do not abort a child are evil. The people who do abort their child are making a better choice. Yes, people do adopt. And children could be getting parents each day, but not all of them do. Thank you for reading - HelloImDeadInside

Abortion is a sin and a big problem. God said to multiply upon the earth. He controls how many babies we do and don't have. Abortion is something Satan is using to weaken us. Wake up people Satan came to kill steal and destroy and he's doing a good job of it your being used!

Ok that's a problem here - Carri796

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49 Tobacco

Yea smoke more weed

Its not that big of a problem let people choose whether to ruin the lives or not.

Why they can't ban tobacco like Hitler did?
Simple:money - CerealGuy

Leading cause in illness or death.
Air pollution

50 Suicide

Suicide has been one of the top leading causes of death in the US for a very long time, and it's completely preventable.

All the people who hate on United Airlines should just hang themselves! - MichaelAftonUTTP

We need to get the right people to kill themselves.

Asian countries have a higher suicide rate anyways. - Not_A_Weeaboo

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