We all need to blow off steam. Ex-JW's come on here and post humor or read about John Doe's trying out a vegetarian lifestyle. That's all fine and cool. I understand that we cannot focus on one thing all the time- our bitterness or hatred of WTS (or our success after leaving the Borg).
What I don't get is how people can have a rally in support of THE TONIGHT SHOW host because he is losing his job and getting a multi-million dollar severance package. Sure, I understand why Jay, Dave, and Conan sling mud at each other like politicians. That's part of their job as entertainers to capture your attention with their funny mudslinging.
America focuses on Sarah Palin's or Hilary Clinton's wardrobe and ignores what they have to say. I understood why Senator Edwards denying being a baby daddy was important, but we didn't have him to vote for anymore so move on. More people vote on American Idol than register to vote in elections. (I actually am not registered to vote, but that's so my JW mother doesn't shun me for the rest of her life.)
Entertainment has it's place. Voting on American Idol doesn't take that long, so go ahead. When you are done, do something good for America or for your neighborhood. Not everyone wants to read all the issues of candidates in their elections. I get all that. Fine. But please please please, Stop rallying for millionaire entertainers. Spend a little energy starting a spark for some real causes. There's Haiti, healthcare, JW pedophiles, local issues in your park or school or water reclaimation district, taxes, alcoholism, crime, etc. etc. etc..