Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Kim Kardashian, Kate Gosselin, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, the Jersey Shore cast, the Real Housewives cast, Sarah Palin, Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, Snoop Dog, Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag, Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva, Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson, Tiger Woods, Chad Ochocinco, Terrell Owens, Randy Moss, Kobe Bryant. . .
It saddens me how we reward their brash behavior with fame and fortune.
Instead, we should celebrate the people who really make a difference: police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, teachers, sanitation workers, and soldiers. They are the ones who deserve the multi-million dollar paychecks.