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State Department Bought $180.000 In Liquor Before Shutdown – 3 December 2013

InvestmentWatch(Lucas : Of course, you have to celebrate a shutdown in style!)

While the rest of the government prepared to shut down this fall, the State Department was busy stocking up on embassy liquor supplies.

In September, the final month of the fiscal year, the State Department spent about $180,000 — and racked up a total of more than $400,000 for the whole year, three times the entire liquor tab for all of 2008. Continue reading