PS: The American Civil War of 1860 was the deadliest war ever fought by Americans. Ever. (That is, if you don't count the untold millions of men, women and children who died in the Native American holocaust)
According to my recent Google research project, "The Civil War was America's bloodiest conflict. The unprecedented violence of battles such as Shiloh, Antietam, Stones River, and Gettysburg shocked citizens and international observers alike. Nearly as many men died in captivity during the Civil War as were killed in the whole of the Vietnam War. Hundreds of thousands died of disease. Roughly 2% of the population, an estimated 620,000 men, lost their lives in the line of duty. Taken as a percentage of today's population, the toll would have risen as high as 6 million souls." http://www.civilwar.org/education/civil-war-casualties.html
That's approximately one-third more rotting dead bodies here on American soil than the number of Americans killed in Europe and the Pacific during World War II. Over 51,000 Americans were killed, wounded, captured or missing after just three days of battle at Gettysburg alone. 7,000 of them were just plain outright dead.
And how easily all that could be engineered to happen again. And it's already started happening, in fact.
PPS: "But illegals stole all our jobs!" the redneck at my picnic table might have said if I had asked him.
"No, that's not true," I might have replied if we hadn't all been camping and thus on neutral ground. "Our jobs were all stolen by huge corporations that outsourced all our jobs to Latin America, India and Asia. But also our jobs are being stolen by robots. Robots do our jobs better than we used to do. Plus robots aren't human, don't have to eat anything, don't have families to care for and don't complain." And also, if we are in the military, our jobs are also being outsourced to drones.
PPS: Hope you had a nice Memorial Day. Always remember our military dead -- and the humongous corporate profits they died for. http://www.smirkingchimp.com/thread/mike-whitney/56066/iraq-the-biggest-petroleum-heist-in-history