These Are The Things That Scare Americans The Most

Things That Scare Americans The Most

Editor: Draco Copper | Tactical Investor

Corrupt government officials scare Americans more than Terrorists

The study also suggested that more people in the United States are distrusting of Muslims following recent terror attacks in Orlando and San Bernardino, California. Almost half of the survey participants said they’d be uncomfortable if a mosque was built in their neighbourhood and one-third of participants believed Muslims were more likely to commit acts of terrorism.

The top 10 fears Americans have are listed below:

Corrupt government officials

Terrorist attacks

Not having enough money for the future


Government restrictions on firearms and ammunition

People I love dying

Economic/financial collapse

Identity theft

People I love becoming seriously ill

The Affordable Health Care Act/Obamacare  Full Story

Americans are more scared that the government will take away their guns, according to new figures.

Gun control is now one of the top ten fears of US adults, along with terrorism, the loss of their loved ones and the collapse of the economy.

And they may not want the guns simply for muggers and animals as the annual survey also showed more than half believe in aliens and 13 per cent believe in mythical creature Bigfoot.

Up to four in ten also think the government covered up alien invasions, Kennedy’s assassination and Barack Obama’s birth certificate, that it organised 9/11 and that the moon landings were faked Full Story

 Things That Scare Americans The Most

“We are beginning to see trends that people tend to fear what they are exposed to in the media. Many of the top 10 fears this year can be directly correlated to the top media stories of the past year.”

Without any further ado, here’s the top 10 rundown, in reverse order. In brackets, you can see the percentage of Americans who are “afraid or very afraid” of each entry.

1. Corruption of government officials (74.5 per cent)

And in at number one – for the third year in a row, and by some distance – is a fear of corruption in government officials. Politicians, why do you seem so untrustworthy? The possibility of corruption is playing on the minds of nearly three-quarters of Americans.

2. American Healthcare Act (55.3 per cent)

Very much a fear related to the current political climate in the US, and one that’s shared by well over half the population, according to the Chapman University survey. For now, the debate continues over the rights and wrongs of the Act in the United States Senate. Full Story

Our Health Care system is a nightmare 

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