New technologies

Forget about sanctions against North Korea.  We need to negotiate for their vastly superior earthquake detection system.  If PyongYang can predict an earthquake so precisely that he can use it to fake a  nuclear test, then we need that system.

The Bellingham Herald news N. Korea tremor believed to be quake, not another nuclear testOfficials quickly focused on a strong earthquake as the possible culprit.

“Japanese officials are now saying that this occurrence may be related to an earthquake in northern Japan,” White House spokesman Blair Jones said in Washington, D.C.

Of course I jest.

Another positive and so under reported story about how U.S. troops improve life in Iraqi quarter.

And even though our City Council approved the troops home resolution 6 to 1.  The real legislator we elected had the intelligence to reject this notion 93 to 6 back in June.  Senate rejects U.S. troop pullout in Iraq KING5 Seattle News Iraq