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?

I totally agree with this. American people are VERY racist. They don't usually respect other nationalities and it's very annoying and disrespectful. Mostly, they are cruel and selfish (no offense) but there have been Americans who have been doing really bad things and it seriously needs to stop because this could affect the rest of the world as well.

Yes we invade many countries that nothing wrong and were no threat Libya Iraq Vietnam and Yemen or Africa like Vietnam we just entered the war to help the French regain its colonies - Dvafan2

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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

You all do not understand President Trump. He will be the greatest president that we have had in a very long time. Everyone has the wrong thoughts, "He wants to build a wall he's evil and racist." Bullcrap you are all being racist towards a white man who is trying to do what is best for OUR country. Stop thinking the wrong things and think of positive things.

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3 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.

Racism will never be destroyed. People can say what they want because of their rights no matter how offending it might be. - Person12

Equality is right to be had for any man, woman, or child. If it had not been for diversity had there ever been diverse culture in the United States of America, the thought of living in a country where someone was judged solely on their differences, and not how they could change the world, it would be an atrocity. Losing diversity is as ignorant of a choice as saying freedom shall no longer reign in America, and that the select few "Entitled People" have all rights while the segregated and unsupported man was left to made a fool. In my America, in every sane man, woman, and child's America freedom reigns, Freedom Reigns! If we allow our nations pride, arrogance, and unjust thoughts to run about, than we ourselves our the ones not fit to have the right to live in our great country. Thank you ladies, and gentleman, now is the time to let freedom reign.

Racism is worse in India 55% of Indians polled at racist we are even less racist than Poland - Dvafan2

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4 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.

In my school, work is unheard of! All we do is make fun of other people mess around in class WITH the teachers and even the teachers mess around with us. For this whole year that I have been in this class I have done NOTHING and for the last few weeks all we've been doing is playing FIFA and making sexual jokes with the teachers, and I am also in one of those schools that people have been dying to see more of, where students can choose what to do! And the exams are awful, our exam paper was 3 pages, and I bet anyone that a 2nd grader could do that, but not in my school since most of the second graders can't even spell their own name! And also one of the kids in my class could not do this sum: 540-540=? guess what he wrote, 2 he says 540-540=2 and he's in the 7th grade! And there are some very talented people in my class but that is incredibly rare since most of them are butt hurt 85% pissed of for nothing teenagers that hate on the younger kids, and think that they are SO hardcore and ...more

I hate to correct you but you find the difference in a subtraction problem. The sum is addition. - PhoenixAura81

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5 Destroying The Environment

Protecting the drinking water

Usa destroying the environment meanwhile Brazil destroys miles of rainforest everyday - Dvafan2

The earth will take care of itself! - giddyjoker

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

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6 Drugs

Drugs are taking over our country

So drugs is something that nobody should have or drink. The reason why is because it makes you people do things that are not good. I am in middle school and a lot of boys and girls are smoking and doing drugs, mostly drugs. I wonder who created drawings because when people are drinking, drugs they be like drunk and wants to do things that are bad like killing, sexualy assault, raping, robing and much more. So if you people are reading this please do not drink drugs because it not good for you, you will not live much longer.

The world is slowly over!

Definitely a big issue, especially with many embracing it now! - giddyjoker

This is below Trump... - Maddox121

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7 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'm a thirteen year old boy and in the sixth grad got got bullied a lot and when I would report it the school didn't do anything and now in seventh grade I was getting kicked and punched by two people right in front of a teacher and she didn't do anything. I told my dad about the repeated bullying and he was furious and talked to my teacher and they didn't do anything. Never trust the teachers to help stop with bullying.

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

Bigger problem than Trump obviously. - Userguy44

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8 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.

Politics, I'm looking at you! - giddyjoker

Corruption is just another name for stealling, in Brasil corruption caused 28.000.000 dollars to be stollen from the country, and only 3.000 dollars were gotten back, if everyone used corruption the whole Earth would be done years ago!

This is a big problem. - Userguy44

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9 Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II served as 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 ...read more.

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.

Barack Obama created a health care which ended up wasting billions of dollars than printing more money which lowered the value of the US dollar. Pathetic

He had NO business giving our hard earned money to Iran!

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10 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.

They are bad people

Not only bad for USA but bad for the whole world. - Userguy44

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.

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The Newcomers

? Obsession with Entertainment

Too many people are distracted by entertainment and can't focus on education

People base their lives on media and never find happiness

It's a biggie

? Hollywood

The Contenders

11 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 left seems to have taken over everything, and this is certainly no exception! Everyone should turn this off! Laff it off and enjoy life, my friends! - giddyjoker

Media is by far the biggest contributor to americas current epidemic. The media controls what the general population has to hear. Its free on every T.V. and is easily trusted by the greater majority of America. Though things the media covers are true the inflection in which they approach it and the opinion they take on arguments tears are country apart and divides us from being american which is who we all are. It instead uses its power of mass viewership to split us into diverse groups of blacks and whites or democrats and republicans to make us follow their news network for viewership. If you are on here posting that one single person is the sole reason America is going down such as a person as trump or Obama you are are an ignorant and uneducated person who should really read up on issues today.

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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

Problem with patriotism is this countries history is not being taught in schools anymore. If the current generation was back in the days of the revolutionary war, we would still be under brittish rule.

I would like to note that during the Maccarthy Trials, they were purging Communists ("Anti Patriots" and "Unamericans") which to me seems VERY unamerican! America is about free speech, free press, democracy, freedom of thought! I mean, Jesus Christ. I get downed on because I'm a Socialist Democrat. And then...THE REPUBLICANS! They called us liberals "unamerican" "anti patriots" "Ruining our country, etc...". That's garbage. They just help the rich and kill our middle class. Why don't we have universal heathcare and college? Take a guess. They say "They want to take our guns! " and "Fake News". The Gun Amendment was written in damn 1789! You actually needed a gun (and they are wanting to break the Press Amendment by saying they want to censor our news!. RANT OVER. Thank you

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13 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.

This is so true the kids are really disrespectful

Older people also can have no respect for the youth, can't forget that. - RandomThings

This is not only in the USA. - Userguy44

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14 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.

A big problem every day. - Userguy44

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

Violence happeneds everywhere - Carri796

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15 Income Inequality

Women should get paid as much as men or more period.!

Not an issue! - giddyjoker

No just no

Women should be more respected since we are the once’s who give life to people...

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16 Global Warming

Jerk Obama thinks that this is more important than stopping real problems! - giddyjoker

Global warming is stupid like the rest of the world

It is pretty bad mah mans

Doesn't exist - namesnipe

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17 National Debt

If the USA can't repay China (China owns most of the USA's debt), then China could take land and infrastructure. That's how China obtained Sri Lanka's port & 15,000 acres of land after India couldn't repay a 300 million dollar loan. Currently, China owns 1.3 trillion dollars of US debt (4,333 times 300 million). If China made the US pay up, then they could potentially take 65 million acres or 1/35th of the USA's land from the USA. That's why eliminating national debt is a worthwhile goal.

Usa is in debt crisis.

18 Getting Involved In Wars We Have No Business Being In

Cough cough Yemen, Syria, THE ISRAEL CONFLICT even the president has no authority to say gonna heights belong to Israel

Number 1 is literally this here - Dvafan2

I think Thin Privilege is even more harmful - JustAnAccount

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.

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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.

Definitely an issue! Popular music has been going downhill since the 1960's! - giddyjoker

This is not a problem

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20 Debt

When this government was formed it was planned that we have debt so it would shape our economy so it balances internal and external relations.

Endgame of a country. No escape

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

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

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21 Health Care

The health care system in America is obsoletely corrupted - TheStud

What is this against obama care - s46606

The lone nation in the delevoped "world" who don't have a universal healthcare... - DR5996

rip off

22 Rape

They sexually abuse our children

Not problem

This is a world problem, not just in America - KingSlayer93316

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.

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23 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...

This topic should have stayed in the closet! - giddyjoker

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

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24 Lobbying

Political Lobbying is by far the most underrated problem with America. The supreme court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 2010 ruled that "corporations and unions can spend unlimited amounts in elections" which means that corporations in America can (and do) spend as much money as they want on politicians that will make them more money. That is an example of CORRUPTION! If corporations control politics and not the people that is called a corprotocracy and not a republic.That Why do you think so many upper class people spent money on Trump's campaign when his policies would destroy the planet we live on? Because it would make them more money. Why do you think Lockheed Arms dumps millions of dollars each year on wacko far-right people whom say we need to spend MORE money on defense?

25 Obesity

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

It's sad how we're struggling to not eat so much, while everyone else is torturously starving to death

Eh... Not an issue, Michael! - giddyjoker

Kids are getting fat

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26 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

Common Core is Crap Core that makes profit from struggling kids! Even Kids are smarter than Common Core! - InfernoTopTenners

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27 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

They deserve a big punishment! - Userguy44

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

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

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28 Taxes

Eliminate them! This country was not based on it! - giddyjoker

Who needs police and fire departments? We should bring this country to anarchy because we don't want to pay taxes. - owlro188

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.

Taxes Suck!

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29 Sexism

I don't live in the US, but all the things I have heard about sexism and sex trafficking in the US is really bad. This one should get much more attention.

You CAN skateboard, go buy a skateboard

Idiot

This should be much higher than 81. Actually, this should probably be top ten, it is a huge problem.

This is a huge problem. - CatCode

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30 Depression

Since when was depression an American issue? Did other countries magically stop depressed citizens? - RandomThings

Children suffer from the acts of selfless adults, fellow students, and the stress put pain them. And it may cause depression. Children around the world are depressed and it seems like such a sad thing...

31 George W. Bush George W. Bush George Walker Bush is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara and George H. W.

He's not as dumb as Obummer! - giddyjoker

He should be higher. - Userguy44

He was so dumb

He stole the election...should never have been the president.

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32 School Shootings

No this is number 1 on the list people

This should be higher on the list. - tropicaljay

It's more likely to die in a school shooting then to die in the military. We need to prioritize protecting our children over giving more money to the greedy NRA and its manipulative propaganda. The 2nd amendment states that we have the right to an organized armed militia, and it is being stretched out of context to pit the American people against each other for the profit of the greedy capitalist.

It is bad

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33 Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician who was a Democratic presidential candidate in the 2008 and 2016 elections.

Lock her up! - giddyjoker

she sucks

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

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

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34 "Me-First" Attitude

I absolutely agree, we have become an "I got mine" society. You can see this every time a tax increase is proposed for the wealthy. There is always a hue and cry from not only the rich, but the (usually Republican)politicians whose campaigns they finance. Do they feel they owe anything to the people of the nation that provided them with their great wealth? Some, like the Clintons and Kennedys, do but most are like Mitt Romney and just store their money in a foreign tax shelter.

That problem is present in all Capitalists countries. - DieGedankenSindFrei

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We, as both a society and as individuals, have acquired a selfish mindset that we can come, go, and do as we please. no one cares about eachother. discourteous drivers, music provoking insensitivity and carelessness towards human beings, When you try to start conversation with people, they look around the room and usually respond with something purely about themselves or they avoid you because you're "wasting their time". come on, you guys know what I'm talking about. add to the list!

35 Police Brutality

See, check this out: A (white) cop kills a black man, the media/liberals/SJWs go crazy. But, if a black cop unfairly would to do it to a white man, it's suddenly all good. How? - RandomThings

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.

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36 Ignorant People

Americans are all ignorant about the world around them

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

Ignore people

malcolm

37 Cultural Marxism

no you

38 Body Shaming

Bruh, I feel that. It's definable a sensitive subject to talk about and with America's "obesity" rate.

Body shaming is an actual problem in America, children in school especially teens go through rough times trying to love themselves and often are body shamed by others in passive and blunt ways. Girls especially experience self hate towards themselves when other girls call them fat, too skinny or judge their body shape. It is something many teenage girls go through which further leads to self-harm and suicide. It I believe is a new arising issue in this generation, even though there is so many singers and actors promoting self-love and everything people seem to still find something wrong with someone else's body.

Love yourself, yeah. But you've got to judge yourself too. Reflect on yourself and improve. That's the only way to succeed, to survive. - JustAnAccount

39 Capitalism

Social Democracy like the UK or Denmark is the way to go.

Yeah. The Russians were onto something. - virtuallyvirtuous

screw it! - EliHbk

40 Feminism

Feminism in america shouldn't be a thing anymore. It is true that women and men can do the same thing except biologically. - olivia3

This should be banned! It ruins everything good! - giddyjoker

When a feminist says that men are pigs but you respond with "Aren't women equal to men? " -modern problems require modern solutions...

I hate a wahmen

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41 Partisanship
42 AIDS

Don't BE SILLY WRAP YOUR WILLY

Put on a condom

Common it killed Freddie Mercury - s46606

There's a really simple solution. Put a bullet through the genitals/head of anyone with aids/hiv

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43 Too Much Political Correctness

This should be banned! - giddyjoker

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

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44 People That Can't Get Their Priorities Straight

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

45 Conservatives

Really? Especially since they are no longer people's biggest influences, thanks to stupid stuff like the media! - giddyjoker

Shouldn't the Liberals, and SJWs who are twisting kids minds, into thinking being trans is the best thing ever a more concerning issue? Their riots? Conservatives have it right, we aren't the problem. - RandomThings

Democrats are conservative.
Republicans are inconceivably over-the-top conservative. - owlro188

A huge problem - bryton

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46 Unemployment

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

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.

Yes

Get off your ass

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47 Obsession with Guns

In countries where guns are illegal, THERE ARE NO SHOOTINGS! Get with the times, Yankee Doodles.

There was ANOTHER shooting today!

The gun problem. This is why you guys have so many school shootings. - MaxPap

NO GUNS = NO SHOOTINGS!

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48 Murder

Planned Butcherhood should get the death penalty! - giddyjoker

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.

Yea it’s bad very bad

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49 Neo-Nazis

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

Not a thing - bryton

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

V 1 Comment
50 Overpriced Items

Thank you, minimum wage! - giddyjoker

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