I don't need nearly the level of coverage on the latest missing, pretty, white girl. If more news outlets go under maybe the rest will not have the resources to cover touching, but unimportant issues.
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Do you seriously doubt that Iran has serious economic difficulties, and is proping itself up with oil money? Here's a recent cite; Google finds dozens.
You probably weren't being intentionally funny but in today's economy, if you're propping yourself up with oil money, you're not having economic difficulties.
"...runs Linux with some instructions in Java..."
Uh-oh, they used the J-word. Wait until the Slashdot Religious Order gets their hands on them.