On a .22 rifle, I clean the chamber with a Q-tip, but I only clean the bore every few thousand rounds.
Many small bore competitors never clean the bore of their 22 match rifles.
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