Monday, February 08, 2010

More Snow, Please

WaPo: Federal Government Closed on Monday

The federal government will be closed on Monday in the Washington area, according to the Office of Personnel Management, as the region continues to plow out of an historic snowstorm.


Closing the federal government for one day costs taxpayers roughly $100 million in lost productivity, a price tag [OPM Director John] Berry said weighs heavily on his final decisions.

At the rate this administration is spending [read: flushing down the toilet] the taxpayers' money, that $100 million will be more than made up on the other side of the equation.