Thursday, October 17, 2013

Are We There Yet?

Does anyone know if the Federal government has defaulted on its debt obligations, sending the world economy into a post-apocalyptic spiral of death? Ordinarily your LakeCountyEye trusts news alerts from no source other than the Daily Herald -- Lake County's newspaper of record. However the LakeCountyEye mobile device only displays this tantalizingly ominous sign:
And clicking the Daily Herald emergency hyperlink is of not much help either:

Unable to access Daily Herald eEdition? Here's how to fix it
It goes without saying that total economic Armageddon is the sort of desperate time where your neighbor has 24-hour guards posted around the backyard chicken.  Mindful of that, your LakeCountyEye may not be able to spare the 99¢ just to find out how desperate things are.

So does anyone know if it's safe to go outdoors -- or does your LakeCountyEye have to wait it out and see if a crew of Mad Max pillagers show up?




Anonymous said...

The Daily Herald is the Lake County newspaper of record? I wonder if that has anything to do with the politicians' ability to go without accountability.

The paper is better to wrap fish.

Barney Baxter said...

hi Anon,

That may be, but you would still have to get around the paywall.