arma virumque cano (et alia)
Stop honoring the institution of war, and you'll serve those who do. Si vis pacem, para bellum.
Thomas Jefferson abhorred war and called it 'the scourge of mankind.' That doesn't sound like he honored that institution.I would also point out, as you well know, the founders wanted nothing to do with that institution the standing army, as well as declaring only Congress could declare war.What has the institution of war done to our economy, our blood and treasure. It has bankrupted us.War is a wanton waste of projectiles. Mark Twainorlin sellers