In Elmer Kieth's book, "Hell I Was There," he described pairs of eagles doing the same to full grown Bighorn Sheep.
You go, Elmer!
History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.
If you think a strong military is expensive, think about what a weak one would cost