Inquiring minds are nodding approvingly that Admiral Mike Mullen got it right but also feel incredibly fearful. America’s ‘Top Soldier’ told a Detroit group:
The national debt is the single biggest threat to national security, according to Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Tax payers will be paying around $600 billion in interest on the national debt by 2012, the chairman told students and local leaders in Detroit.
“That’s one year’s worth of defense budget,” he said, adding that the Pentagon needs to cut back on spending.
He is a very brave man to say that with his boss…who may be petty but no officer.
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