Friday, November 04, 2005

Rainforest Soon To Be Dead Dead Deadski

From DM Cityview Online in the Civic Skinny column this week (no point linking since their pages change from week-to-week):
As it's been reported, the Coralville City Council and city officials are so disenchanted with the rain forest project that they're getting ready to pull out altogether. As a preemptive move, the rain forest organizers think they can move the project closer to Des Moines (they cannot, as it can only be built in Johnson County), perhaps along I-80 in Grinnell. But here's the real kicker. Coralville officials actually think they can keep the $50 million in federal dollars allocated for the rain forest and spend it somewhere else, which a Washington insider told us might be the dumbest thing he's ever heard. "It's dead. The $50 million is gone," he said.
Grinnell???? That's insane.

We hereby declare the Rainforest dead dead deadski.