Friday, October 03, 2008

Build ramps, not road-side bombs

Baghdad gets a prefab skate park. Looks like it sucks.

"The first park was finally installed on September 8. But since September also marks the Muslim holiday of Ramadan and daytime temperatures regularly reach into the 110s, no one has yet used the skatepark.

"...he's even had conversations with General Douglas Stone about installing small skate ramps at several of the youth-detainment facilities that U.S. forces operate in Iraq, including Abu Ghraib."

Read the entire article: -Denver Westword

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