Thank you for sharing your thoughts on jQuery, felgall and WorldNews.
As I said, I'm better trying to formulate my opinion on when and when not to use it, and this helps.
I especially agree with felgall's point two. As they say, when the only tool you have is a hammer, everything starts to look like a nail
So, to bring this back on topic:
So, instead of writing:
it's better to write:
However, as felgall points out, it's normally sufficient to write: