I COULD MAKE MORE MONEY SELLING BROWNIES OUTSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE.
Update 9/22: The muffins only cost $14.24 per muffin according to Hilton.
Original Story: $10 a brownie, $8 per cup of coffee, $5 per Swedish meatball for DOJ conferences…gives one a good idea of where we are with this government.
“…The federal agency spent about $490,000 on food and beverages at 10 conferences, including $16 apiece for muffins, more than a dollar an ounce for coffee and $32 per person on snacks, according to a new report from the Justice Department’s inspector general.
The half-a-million-dollar tab represented more than 10 percent of the $4.4 million total cost of the events that were held between October 2007 and September 2009.
“Some conferences featured costly meals, refreshments, and themed breaks that we believe were indicative of wasteful or extravagant spending – especially when service charges, taxes, and indirect costs are factored into the actual price paid for food and beverages,” blah, blah, blah…Read here: Fox Nation and here: ABC