There are some things that people who have not served in the armed forces will never fully understand. And in this country, as mentioned before, we have PLENTY of military vets who would leap into action acting essentially as force multipliers with armed militia.
I really don't care if its perceived as arrogance or chest thumping, so send your bombers and missiles; do your worst. Because if there are Americans still alive when your boats hit the shore; you had better brought your friends and packed one hell of a lunch, because it's gonna be a long day. That's just how it is. It's the American spirit; this is the land of the free and the home of the brave.