I don't hunt bears. We have plenty of them in Wyoming, But they are rather shy creastures, and easy to avoid if a bit of common sense is used. I can see no reason to shoot one. Especally at 300 yards.
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