I miss a little girl I knew in 6th grade. The sweetest and prettiest little girl that I ever saw.
She was never my "sweetheart" as such, but she was one of the very best friends that I've ever had.
Just being around her could turn an extremely crappy day into the most wonderful day of the year.
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