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
Of all the systems out there my favorite is Axis lock.
I like my Benchmade Axis lock best also, but I do carry linerlocks too. I like them better than lockbacks, I had a Gerber EZ Out lockback unlock when I gripped it really hard while cutting, it bit me pretty good.
An armed society is a polite society.