North Korea didn't hack Sony

or maybe they did, but the report from the FBI is unbelievable and not credible.

"Technical analysis of the data deletion malware used in this attack revealed links to other malware that the FBI knows North Korean actors previously developed. For example, there were similarities in specific lines of code, encryption algorithms, data deletion methods, and compromised networks."

April Fools, Empire Electric Edition

It's snowing in April. Joplinites have come to expect wild weather swings, especially in the spring. Radical temperature swing are the new normal for those who move to the area. Another spring expectation is that yet another request for a rate increase from the local energy provider monopoly, Empire District Electric Company, EDE, will be filed with the Missouri Public Service Commission.

Grief and Progress

Let's start with some positive news.

Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill last week (House Bill 1320) that allows nursing mothers  to be exempt from Jury Duty and protects their rights to nurse in plain view ANYWHERE they are legally entitled to be.

"Today more than 77 percent of new mothers breastfeed in the Show-Me state. But there are practices and policies that do not support or sometimes even stigmatize this natural, healthy parenting decision." -Jay Nixon

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