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Kiowa County Signal - Kiowa County, KS
Wasteful spending: America has 963 generals and admirals whose lavish perks cost us billions
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By Pat Cunningham
Dec. 13, 2012 11:15 a.m.





All patriotic Americans recognize that military readiness requires the leadership and talents of a certain number of generals and admirals in the various branches of the armed forces.

But few Americans realize that the ranks of these brass hats has grown far beyond any realistic need and represents the waste of a lot of money.

Consider THIS:

The David Petraeus scandal has shined a light on the luxurious, subsidized lifestyle of the U.S. military’s top generals. But so far, what the media has uncovered only scratches the surface of the abuses…

The reality… is that there are  nearly 1,000 generals ...

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