For over 150 years we had no pretensions of "fighting a war on two fronts" especially foreign wars. We got along just fine.
Whatever happened to "minding our own business?"
Make no mistakes, there are statist collectivists on the "left" but those so called "conservatives" which advocate perpetual warfare and the federal spending it requires are just as much an enemy of liberty as the leftists.
Mark Helprin: America's Dangerous Rush to Shrink Its Military Power - WSJ.com