View Poll Results: What is the biggest problem in America? (other than government corruption)

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  • Abortion

    0 0%
  • Discrimination

    1 11.11%
  • Economy

    1 11.11%
  • Education

    1 11.11%
  • Environment

    0 0%
  • Foregin Policy

    0 0%
  • Guns/Violence

    0 0%
  • Health-care

    3 33.33%
  • National Debt/Deficit

    3 33.33%
  • Traditional Values

    0 0%
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Thread: What is the #2 problem in America today? (Round Two of last week's poll)

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    What is the #2 problem in America today? (Round Two of last week's poll)

    You guys are free to participate in last week's poll, but government corruption hands down won. Whether you're right-left-libertarian-socialist, this seems to be the #1 issue in America. I am going to use the same options as last week, only replace "government corruption" with "deficit/national debt".

    Just so there's no confusion, if your #1 issue was health-care and you submitted health-care last week, you can still click the health-care option for round two.

    ABORTION/BIRTH CONTROL. This applies to either pro-life or pro-choice folks. If you're pro-life, you're concerned about the number of babies getting murdered and denied the 5th and 14th amendment. If you're pro-choice, you're concerned about religious fanatics trying to take away a women's right to her own body and choices in life. You're concerned about future supreme court justices and access to birth control.

    DISCRIMINATION. Our society has made many advances in civil rights, such as the 1964 civil rights act and disability act, but we're still seeing minorities getting abused by our system. We're seeing gay, lesbian, transgender, and gender non-conformist being treated as second-class citizens. Disabled Americans are being thrown under the bus and denied equal opportunity. You would somebody who would support the MeToo movement, Black Lives Matter, expanding disability laws, and/or support passing the Equality Act, adding gender identity or sexual orientation to federally protected civil rights laws.

    ECONOMY. You feel people, including yourself or loved ones, in our society are underemployed. They are being underpaid and/or lacking their maximum potential. People can get employment, but they are poor jobs.

    EDUCATION. You feel schools, whether be K-12 education or colleges, are being under funded and/or people cannot afford to go to college or trade school. There is not enough money to fund social workers, teachers, and provide adequate security to keep kids and young adults safe. Student debt is big for you as well.

    THE ENVIRONMENT. You have this mentality: There is too much pollution in our society. It's impacting our air, our drinking water (Flint anybody), and our storms. If we do not act now, species will die off. Hurricanes and earthquakes will get worse. Cities will flood. We might have to wear masks in order to walk the streets.

    FOREIGN POLICY. This can apply to both the hawks and doves around here. If you're a hawk, you feel America isn't doing enough to stop global terrorism and needs to spend more money helping out our allies. If you're a dove, you feel we give too much money to countries which hate us or abusive to us. You feel we're getting into too many military conflicts and it's causing our debt and deficit to rise, and diverting our attention away from our wars at home.

    GUNS/VIOLENCE. You have this mentality: Another day, another mass shooting, another hate crime, another day of blood shed on our streets. The madness needs to stop. We need to look at our gun policies and how we as human beings get along with each other.

    HEALTH-CARE. You feel people in America, including yourself or family members, are paying too much for health-care insurance/expenses and it's eating away at ones wallet, and/or you feel Americans cannot afford vital drugs and medication necessary to live a productive and healthy life. You're in the camp for Medicare-For-All, Public Option, or deregulation of the health-care industry.

    NATIONAL DEBT/DEFICIT. Our government spends too much money in relations to our revenues. It's hurting our economy, our investment sector, our standard of living, and make us continue to be dependent on questionable countries.

    TRADITIONAL VALUES ON THE DECLINE. This is for our religious right friends here. You feel the growing acceptance of homosexuals and transgenders are hurting our society, and taking away your religious freedoms. You do not like the fact gays and lesbians can get married. You hate the fact that men are posing as women or women are posing as men, and asking to be accepted as something God didn't choose for them. You feel secularists are undermining Christmas, prayer in school, and/or ability to put Christian symbols in government buildings.

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    Re: What is the #2 problem in America today? (Round Two of last week's poll)

    Why doesn't 'Money in Politics' make it into these polls?
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    Re: What is the #2 problem in America today? (Round Two of last week's poll)

    Quote Originally Posted by Dans La Lune View Post
    Why doesn't 'Money in Politics' make it into these polls?
    That was under the government corruption option.

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    Re: What is the #2 problem in America today? (Round Two of last week's poll)

    Quote Originally Posted by BrotherFease View Post
    That was under the government corruption option.
    Okay, but government corruption is not specific and is subject to the eye of the beholder. People think Trump is corrupt, some think he's draining the swamp of government corruption.

    Money In Politics should have its own spot in every poll.
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    Re: What is the #2 problem in America today? (Round Two of last week's poll)

    Quote Originally Posted by Dans La Lune View Post
    Okay, but government corruption is not specific and is subject to the eye of the beholder. People think Trump is corrupt, some think he's draining the swamp of government corruption.

    Money In Politics should have its own spot in every poll.
    With all due respect, I provided a paragraph of what government corruption meant. I included money in politics as part of that umbrella.

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    Re: What is the #2 problem in America today? (Round Two of last week's poll)

    The last time this poll ask this question I said the 'economy' so this time I went with 'national debt'' because of out of control spending by both parties.

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    Re: What is the #2 problem in America today? (Round Two of last week's poll)

    Quote Originally Posted by BrotherFease View Post
    You guys are free to participate in last week's poll, but government corruption hands down won. Whether you're right-left-libertarian-socialist, this seems to be the #1 issue in America. I am going to use the same options as last week, only replace "government corruption" with "deficit/national debt".

    Just so there's no confusion, if your #1 issue was health-care and you submitted health-care last week, you can still click the health-care option for round two.

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    Same answer I gave before..

    not sure i can pick a number one because so many are related and many tie to each other but i guess ill try my best if i could magically fix each of these issues (if they need fixed)


    1.) Discrimination (helps/tied to economy, education, health care, guns/violence and government corruption)
    2.) Economy, Education, healthcare, Government Corruption
    3.) Foreign Policy, environment, gun/violence


    not on the list and it should be is infrastructure, gerrymandering, foreign threats and immigration control reform . . im sure theres more im forgetting but thats just quick off the top of my head



    Abortion, not a problem at all by itself but theres other things related i would address (improved sex ed, healthcare, social nets, paternity/maternity leave and equality for males on decisions AFTER a birth)
    Traditional Values, not a problem since they are made up of subjective things and there for not an issue. Focusing on rights, freedoms and not forcing things on others violating those things and we will be just fine
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