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Aruncand cu banii pe … geam

Mai de mult prezentam o cladire in forma de svastica ce se afla undeva prin SUA.

Svastica

De curand si-au dat seama si americanii de forma cladirii si au inceput sa arunce cu bani ca sa-i schimbe forma.

The Navy will spend as much as $600,000 to modify a 40-year-old barracks complex that resembles a swastika from the air, a gaffe that went largely unnoticed before satellite images became easily accessible on the Internet.

The Navy said officials noted the buildings’ shape after the groundbreaking in 1967 but decided against changing it at the time because it wasn’t obvious from the ground. Aerial photos made available on such services as Windows Live and Google Earth in recent years have since revealed the buildings’ shape to a wide audience.

The Navy approved the money to change the walkways, landscaping and rooftop solar panels of the four L-shaped barracks, used by members of the Naval Construction Force at the Navy’s amphibious base at Coronado, near San Diego.

“We don’t want to be associated with something as symbolic and hateful as a swastika,” Scott Sutherland, deputy public affairs officer for Navy Region Southwest, told the Los Angeles Times.

“I’m concerned about symbolism,” he said. “This is not the type of message America needs to be sending to the world.”

The Navy decided to alter the buildings’ shape following requests this year by Anti-Defamation League regional director Morris Casuto and U.S. Rep. Susan Davis.

“I don’t ascribe any intentionally evil motives to this,” Casuto said of the design. “It just happened. The Navy has been very good about recognizing the problem. The issue is over.”

Asta era cea mai mare problema in ziua de azi… ca avem o cladire veche ce arata ca o svastica atunci cand o privesti din… satelit! Unde-i incalzirea globala, Osama Bin Laden … si restul povestilor americane cool?


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    Sabrina
    05/01/2008 at 20:31

    Nu e cea mai mare problema, evident, dar americanilor chiar le pasa de chestiile astea si tin foarte mult la imaginea pe care o transmit and stuff. si nu vor sa fie asociati cu nazistii, sau sa promoveze in vreun fel simbolurile naziste. which is absolutely great, imo.

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    Alex
    06/01/2008 at 01:01

    da, americanii sunt ingeri /:)

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