Had an ATF agent show up one Sunday morning. Taking his son fishing and hadn't bought any beer on Saturday. Wanted to borrow a six pack!
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