Congratulations. IMO, your Norinco is the best SKS available today. Mine is over 20 years old, and has several thousand rounds through it without a single hiccup.
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