There is another consideration in play here.
These bullets are engineered to expand reliably at .30-30 velocities, (2200-2400 FPS)
At .30-06 velocity (2800--2950 FPS) they may come apart on impact.
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