Good news from Iraq: skylights installed in Fallujah schools!

In the latest Good News From Iraq™, the U.S. military, with the assistance of Halliburton, today announce the completion of an infrastructure rebuilding project in Fallujah, the creation of skylights in all public schools," writes Greenboy. "'Now all our children can enjoy clean air and natural lighting,' said I. Bin Sukar'd, U.S.-appointed mayor of Fallujah. 'Before, the children had to rely on power-intensive artificial lighting and air conditioning in their studies, but thanks to you, they are now enjoying healthier conditions at a fraction of the utility cost!' This Good News has been brought to you by the Right-Wing Noise Machine. Don't forget to enlist so that you too can help ventilate Iraqi schools!

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