I've fucking had it with celebrities. I'm not exactly sure what draws people to these dolts; I don't know whether its' a lack of better things to do, or if they actually give a shit what happens to these people. Either way, it irritates the hell out of me.
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"Ooops! Britney Pregnant Again?"
What I want to know is why there is a question mark after that statement. Are there folks that are surprised that white trash from Louisiana might get pregnant more than once? Fuck me, they'll get pregnant eight times, abort four of them, and keep number 1, 3, 6, and 8, and then give one to an adoption service. And why do I care?
I don't, and that's my point. Say what you want, but if Britney Spears gets cancer right now and dies tomorrow, the world isn't going to be missing out on anything special, except perhaps a future welfare case. She sure as shit doesn't provide anything to the music scene besides a nice ass, and even that's gone now. None of our lives are affected by her, and too many people pay attention to this crap and not nearly enough to the things that actually messes with out lives.
Pay too much attention to this:
Seriously folks, there's much more important things going on in the world than to wonder what Tom Cruise's fucking kid is named after (I hear it means "loose woman" in Kazakystani). There's a genocide going on in Darfur right now, and a great question of whether or not the United States should go in and try to wrong the rights. Iran is a step away from having nuclear capabilities, which would put the powder keg next to the fire as far as World War III is concerned. Several governments in South America have fallen to anti-American, working class revolutions in the past couple years, including the ones that supply us with a whole lot of oil. Of course, I bet most of America didn't know that; but if they were asked how long it was before Jennifer found out Brad was banging Angelina, well, I bet they'd know the answer to that one.
I'm not trying to sound like an asshole here, but this truly bothers me. It's not the people's fault, of course, it's the mass media who do nothing but talk about this drivel all day long. They will rant and rave about some dumb blonder who gets kidnapped in Aruba, or how Mexicans are ruining this country with their horrendous... wish to work! (the horror!) , but they let the real news fly by.They'll whine about how wrong it is that boys kissing boys, and what God must think about a country that lets boys kiss boys legally. Abortion is another thing like that- let's get the government to intrude on more people's personal lives! Because, you know, that's what the Founding Fathers would have wanted! Blah blah blah....
Of course, these were the same people that sought out 60 year old Vietnam Vets just to prove that John Kerry really wasn't all that great in Vietnam (although the same people who run the government are the ones who ducked out of the draft).
Either way, as people, it is still our responsibility to know what's going on in the world, because eventually, whether we like it or not, the world comes knocking on the door of the little cocoon we have set up...and sometimes, it's pretty goddamn loud.
"If you're not turned on to politics, politics will turn on you." - Ralph Nader
And you get this: