The lights are always burning in D.C., left on by bureaucrats who are terrifically instrusive and moralistic about your energy use and the need for more tax money to keep those lights burning. Matt Drudge picks up on one local reporter’s research into what this is costing taxpayers, and it’s a lot:
One month’s electricity bill at the Department of Labor topped a MILLION dollars. That was a bill paid in July of last year. The month before, the department paid a bill of nearly $700,000. And utility costs of that magnitude are not unusual.