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NewHendoLib

(60,000 posts)
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 12:29 AM Aug 2021

So many things to be upset about - what is your biggest concern?

Our mental plates are likely all full and overflowing. What is bugging you the most?


50 votes, 2 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Afghanistan situation
2 (4%)
COVID and its associated issues
16 (32%)
Haiti earthquake
0 (0%)
Western Wildfires
1 (2%)
The Big Lie and related politics
4 (8%)
Climate Change and its current and likely future impacts
9 (18%)
Other
0 (0%)
All of the above
18 (36%)
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So many things to be upset about - what is your biggest concern? (Original Post) NewHendoLib Aug 2021 OP
Covid Pas-de-Calais Aug 2021 #1
I chose Climate Change because I think it is going to overrun everything else on the list NewHendoLib Aug 2021 #2
+1 n/t Lulu KC Aug 2021 #3
+1 TXPaganBanker Aug 2021 #10
+1 Kaleva Aug 2021 #15
Voted "all of above," but most concerned about situations that help GOPers in 2022/2024 Hoyt Aug 2021 #4
yup. can't argue with that. NewHendoLib Aug 2021 #5
Glacial pace of justice system in response to imminent threats to democracy. meadowlander Aug 2021 #6
Being disenfranchised by domestic terrorists? ecstatic Aug 2021 #7
While on a daily basis I think more of COVID iemanja Aug 2021 #8
I've considered that too NewHendoLib Aug 2021 #9
Fear that we are losing our democracy. Nt spooky3 Aug 2021 #11
Staying sane & sober for another 24 hours RainCaster Aug 2021 #12
Message auto-removed Name removed Aug 2021 #13
Nothing matters except our right to vote questionseverything Aug 2021 #14
1000% right, but note it doesn't even merit a place in this list. OnDoutside Aug 2021 #22
Covid n/t OhioChick Aug 2021 #16
I 'PASSED'..here's why: 634-5789 Aug 2021 #17
I have a top 3 mnhtnbb Aug 2021 #18
Only 64% of democrats believe Voter Suppression is a problem uponit7771 Aug 2021 #19
Climate change and fascism (n/t) Spider Jerusalem Aug 2021 #20
Afghanistan, it's painful and the withdrawal problems we are seeing were preventable Amishman Aug 2021 #21
Voting rights [nt] Nexus2 Aug 2021 #23
Choosing the Big Lie because it makes dealing with the other issues that much harder Maeve Aug 2021 #24
"If there wasn't any planet..." jcgoldie Aug 2021 #25
Diseases come and go. Politics swing left and right. marie999 Aug 2021 #26

NewHendoLib

(60,000 posts)
2. I chose Climate Change because I think it is going to overrun everything else on the list
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 12:31 AM
Aug 2021

and sooner than we think.

TXPaganBanker

(210 posts)
10. +1
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 12:47 AM
Aug 2021

We keep hearing we're at the "worst case scenario 20/30/50 years ago" where it was an "Okay, what's the absolute WORST thing thing that could happen if humans were actively trying to destroy the planet?" Except for the times where we've exceeded those expectations. What's the estimate? The world will have to displace 1 in 6 people by 2030? 2035? due to rising water levels? Food and water shortage wars by 2050? I'm glad I'm going to be dead and gone before we get there.

 

Hoyt

(54,770 posts)
4. Voted "all of above," but most concerned about situations that help GOPers in 2022/2024
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 12:35 AM
Aug 2021

elections and weaken Democratic efforts to pass needed legislation.

ecstatic

(32,628 posts)
7. Being disenfranchised by domestic terrorists?
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 12:40 AM
Aug 2021

I guess everyone has already moved on? Well good luck next year, I guess.

iemanja

(53,010 posts)
8. While on a daily basis I think more of COVID
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 12:42 AM
Aug 2021

I think climate change in the long run is a more serious problem. It occurred to me that COVID's culling of the population might be nature's response to climate change.

Response to NewHendoLib (Original post)

634-5789

(4,175 posts)
17. I 'PASSED'..here's why:
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 04:14 AM
Aug 2021

The number ONE concern should be to assure that the John Lewis Voting act gets done. Without assuring that ALL voers have a say in our elections, we're cooked. Democracy, as we know it will be dead.

mnhtnbb

(31,357 posts)
18. I have a top 3
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 04:40 AM
Aug 2021

Covid, the Big Lie and the aftermath, particularly laws of voter suppression, and climate change.

Republicans have to be removed from power. They are literally killing us right now. They have been allowed to do nothing for 20 years about climate change which has put us on a perilous path of no return.

Republicans must be removed from power at both state and federal levels. Our very lives depend on it.

Amishman

(5,550 posts)
21. Afghanistan, it's painful and the withdrawal problems we are seeing were preventable
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 06:10 AM
Aug 2021

Also really frustrating to see the withdrawal completely botched by the generals and intel community executing it - and seeing the media try to blame Joe. The order to withdraw was absolutely correct - the failure is entirely with the execution. The president doesn't handle the logistics and technicalities - but those who did and screwed it up completely should lose their jobs at minimum.

It's most worrying and frustrating because it was the most preventable.

Maeve

(42,259 posts)
24. Choosing the Big Lie because it makes dealing with the other issues that much harder
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 07:30 AM
Aug 2021

If only we had two rational political parties in this country....

 

marie999

(3,334 posts)
26. Diseases come and go. Politics swing left and right.
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 09:26 AM
Aug 2021

Climate change will continue to affect us for centuries. Humans will survive but the population will be much smaller.

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