Top Ten Worst Things About the United States


The Top Ten

1 Racism

I don't understand. Most people assume all Muslims are terrorists even though the terrorist groups don't stand for the entire country, blacks are viewed as unintelligent crack heads, and many citizens view Hispanic people as criminals. We all have problems and we all sin. As a Christian I know that we are forgiven for our sins but this doesn't mean that we should continue making the same mistakes over and over again. Diversity is a good thing and you should get to meet many people within your lifetime and I am positive that you will meet good people of all races and ethnicities. Racism is a problem and only the best of us know how to solve it. If you truly are a good person you will see where you have wronged and will try to redeem yourselves so you can grow as a human being.

So we are the land of the free? We enslaved thousands of people and when they get rights we had segregation which split us apart. It then continues with hate groups all over who cause a modern divide. To everyone I say it is not a persons race, culture, or skin color that should define a person but their actions. Example: The Japanese that where in the US during WW 2 who were blamed and put In camps for being Japanese

The whole world hates us...

United States is too diverse

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2 Gun Shooters

Well reflectively speaking, it's ok to have a gun, as long as you don't ATTACK with it. I mean, if someone comes up to you with a gun in their hand and is ready to shoot, you should, have the right to have a gun and defend yourself. If you happen to kill anyone with your gun when they were unarmed, then you should, have every weapon right you have taken away, and be put to jail for life. It's just common sense, even though common sense isn't so common. - NerdyPweeps

America lives on weapons. We love and use them and I like owning a gun as a expensive possession, symbol of power and because few countries allow its civilians to own a gun. Sadly, gun violence, and massacres, "School shootings" and suicides are so American as well.

Where I live, we shoot back. We have no trouble with shooters!

Yes this is sad, just yesterday on February 14,2018 a 19 year old went in a high school and did a shooting and killed 17 people 15 students and 2 staff one teacher and the coach, this makes me feel sad - flaggy0666

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3 People Who Say Bad Words

Uhh. People say bad words everywhere. Just get over it and put down a legit reason.

The old sticks and stones and George Carlin have gone by the wayside for money made by everything being a bad word... Words are what you make of them and there is nothing wrong with the word Niger.. It means black. If you are offended get over it. I'm fat... So. I wonder if someone called me a fat woman if I could go to court for being insulted. Politics and political correctness are the biggest joke that will destroy america!

So what? Bad words are everywhere. In fact, it's better if you say bad words more often because it relieves stress. Without curse words, we would be stressed out our entire lives! Think about it.

I hate people like this... get it?

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4 Gay Rights

To be honest it's stupid how we treat Gay Rights. The bible says that you can't cut your hair, drink, smoke, sleep with someone until you're married, or let women get jobs. But what's the one thing we do focus on? Adam and Eve, the two idiots who screwed over humanity and weren't even MARRIED, which is an even bigger offense than being gay. You are all idiots, each and every single one of you. Because 'man shall not lay with man' is a warning that men can NOT BEAR CHILDREN.

I am totally appalled by the amount of ignorance in this thread not to mention in your country. The statistic 23rd in education rings true thanks to the comments on this topic. Shame on all of you! When the topic of being gay is mentioned in America every Christian who drinks, smokes and commits adultery is suddenly worried about what the bible says. - Roder51

What's wrong with gay rights? People are who they are North Korea is pretty bad GO AWAY WE LOVE AMERICA

Why is the United States obsessed with the Bible? If you think homosexuality is wrong then you are living in the wrong century. I even heard some Mad Christian built a giant Ark like the movie Evan Almighty.

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5 Drugs

Drugs other than for medicinal use are a terrible, horrible thing that destroys peoples lives, why anyone would consider taking drugs in the first place is beyond me.

I personally like drugs and substances, we can respect some people need some way to get high and that is part of America and our lifestyle. Sadly many things we use are hurtful and unhealthy, people die of overdoses and addictions and our kids can be hurt by both drugs and fried out parents. It really is a mixed issue.

Why can't they ban drugs?

Philippines have more drug syndicates than U.s.A

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6 Detroit

They may be having a rough time, but theynwill come back eventually. - Turkeyasylum

I lived there once. Never again.

Worst city ever seen

I hate Detroit. It is so ugly there.

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7 Has a Bad President

Oh, the United States is only bad because Obama's president! Oh, the United States is falling apart because Obama! Really, people, why does everyone blame the president? It's like people can't blame anyone else for the problems today but Obama.

I personally like Obama.

Donald Trump is the great president ever in the whole world doing a very well job but most of the people can't understand his great works or sacrifices and blaming him although trump is the best president ever doing everything for America but most of the Americans opposing him why? They should support the great president trump although he is greater.

Donald trump is a clown. And Americans are dumb because they voted him 😂

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8 All People Care About Is Sex and Money

Nah! It's money and sex!

Women aren't being treated with respect, and work ethic is eroding because of obsession with objects. Both things are rooted in one thing: a lack of integrity. Men who oppress their women are just cowards. Men who need to steal or cheat in business are greedy bastards. Even if you're in poverty to do such things aren't good. We've lost the compass of right and wrong, it's just blind leading the blind, generation after generation.

This is also retarded, because every one only cares about sex and money, any where, I'm beginning to doubt the list creator's education, if they have one at all.

I don't understand what is there problem like harassing people!

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9 Stupid People

Why do you think that they come into the country. Maybe because they aren't comfortable where they are and they want to get and educational and become successful. We take our privileges for granted because we are open to education, water, and more. Most of us were descendants from immigrants for I have Irish and British heritage. Other people come into the country and everyone blames them for the worlds problems. Some people are running away from conflicts like war but if we keep them out many innocent people could die because they have no place to go. We wouldn't make it any better if we bomb the threat entirely because even if you do you don't think the innocent people will be mad. They won't have anyone to teach them right and wrong and they'll start doing bad things because they have no one to teach them not to. Some people can't go to school because they have other problems. I get that the country comes first but seriously there are so many problems that we could help solve if we ...more

I really don't like to be racist, and this obviously doesn't apply to all of them, but there are tons of Mexicans hopping the border to come here because Obama keeps making it easier for people to get by without working for anything. This means they come here and disregard a good education because they will never need it, and while teachers are giving these kids more attention to try to help them, they are giving less attention to kids that actually care about their grades. Then they have lots of kids, the kids learn from their parents that they don't need an education or work to live, and they do the same thing and it just keeps escalating. Then you have people that become friends with them or are in a class with them, and they do the same thing they're doing: not caring. As this number grows and more people associate themselves with them, the more they think it's normal and do the same. It's just so sad, we used to be by far the smartest and most educated, successful country on our ...more

I definitely know we need better education and it really starts there. Teachers can be abusive, unable to prepare students for life and cover too much material in one class making it a overly difficult. You see classes with 1/3 or more students failing with Fs in easy courses. Apart from that we have health problems and problems valuing intelligence and creativity and often live a world based largely on social smarts, this effect seems to dumb as down as we use only a fraction of our brain as it is. We need better standards and to cease bathing in ignorance, self pity and reckless addictions.

As a Floridian living in the depressing state of Ohio, I can confirm that some Americans are stupid. And they are the worst kind of stupid. Getting into arguments over pointless stuff type of stupid

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10 Obesity

Not so much obesity, but the stereotypes that we're all obese. Yes, a third of us are... but what about the other 2/3? I know people who might become anorexic because everyone thinks Americans are so fat. And fat people aren't lazy. Many people have eating disorders or problems within their body that make them obese. My parents are both overweight, and they work their butts off every day. I do wish they were healthy, but at the same time, it doesn't make them worse people. Stop with the stereotypes, people. We have enough problems in the world without making up our own. - pandagirl

My country is full of many fat ignorant jerks. But not all of us. - FrankP

Obesity is an epidemic that doesn't get as much attention as it should. People think that it only affects them, but look back at times before obesity was so widespread: families encouraged each other to live healthier lives. Many people die in their 50's and 60's because of morbid obesity, even earlier when combined with other factors like smoking and alcoholism, when they should be living to at least 80 in our industrialized society.

I hardly eat Mcdonalds and I'm not obese...

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The Newcomers

? Guns are Allowed to Be Carried

This is how more shootings happen - flaggy0666

? They Only Care About Money

The Contenders

11 Poor Treatment of Women

Well If us men treat women like this that's bad. I'm a Man by the way - JoshuaFiorio

This is Sexism. - JoshuaFiorio

12 Poor Education

One in three American students struggle in math, teens struggle just in the school environment. Need I mention the outrageous amounts of bullying and suicide? The useless information taught? The lack of important information taught? Disgusting.

And in some parts of america, they make their passing mark 70% or above... :/
in canada, it's at least 50% to pass

I haven't learned ANYTHING in English OR science class all year😭 - kaitlynrad11

13 Pollution

We often blame ourselves for it yet what can we do, stop the progress or not own a car? It is almost impossible to combat pollution and carbon emissions from vehicles and factories and sadly it harms us more than the "earth".

I hate pollution, it harms nature and humans alike.

Please, please, PLEASE somebody do something about this!

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14 Arrogance

"America is the greatest country in the world". Really?...have you traveled anyplace else before coming to that conclusion? Most have not even been to Alaska.

15 No Independence

The term Independence means that the United States declared independence from Great Britain. This doesn't mean we're free to everything. There's still laws that need to followed. It's not a free for all in America

We are constantly being lied to and having our rights stripped whether you notice it or not.

16 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, more.

I hope Mr. cilntoin wins not trump


The picture made me laugh, his hair is hilarious hahaa =D

What a dickhead
why would they make an actor PRESIDENT

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17 Bad Language Everyday
18 Wyoming Wyoming Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The state is the tenth largest by area, but the least populous and the second least densely populated of the 50 United States.

What is wrong with Wyoming it's amazing

Isn't Wyoming one of the BEST places in America? In terms of open spaces and nature? - higgsboson2142

I like Wyoming, and I'm from Seattle

What is wrong with Wyoming

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19 Technology
20 Junk Food

American food is horrible its illegal in so many other countries because it is so dangerous to your health. Also the government allows a lot of unsafe chemicals in our food including drugs that increase your appetite and people wonder why obesity is a big problem in America the answer is in the food.

I can't enjoyed something healthy because most of the places have junk food but when they have healthy food, I definitely eat it, but since most of the food is junk food, I eat it because I'm hungry and I have nothing else to eat. I hate it when I eat too much junk food because it is bad for you. The only healthy restaurant is subway, that's why it's my favorite, I like to have junk food sometimes, but not always. I am grateful my mom doesn't buy horrendous junk food like too sugary oreos and gets me stuff like yogart, fruit, and vegetables and much healthier stuff to eat.

They eat a lot of junk food

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