He did: He intended to take Rome itself but ran out of steam before he got to the city.
Svetlana Voreskova

Consider our all volunteer military. These volunteers are in no way representative of the citizens who pay them for protection. Any country that must pay people to defend it is already in trouble. Such defenders used to be called mercenaries, and in truth, they still are. We have outsourced national service. Not a healthy sign.

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