Here Comes the Weekend.
Many people will die early and unnecessarily.
Depending on how badly the war goes, and what the rest of the world decides to do about the fact that this country actually has WMD, the number could end up in the billions. Yes, I'm aware that we have a population of only 300 million.
Upside --Brian Williams can live through his last orgasm on-air, then end up radioactive. Global warming slowed due to volume of particulate matter in the air and the destruction of the American economy.
Downside -- The Road is no longer fiction.