Searing Totem lasts a whole minute, not 20 sec. Cheer up, the changes aren't as bad as you're making them out to be. :-)
Okay, Shaman is not that bad then, my mistake.But you gotta agree the Death Knight is now dead for real, Holy Paladin's unique 2 Heal way is Wasted for a cone party heal and AoE heal (Holydins are Tank healers, not Raid ones :( ) and Surv Hunter is not going much better too.
Way to keep dumbing down the game blizzard... I LIKE having an assload of talent points to play around with, it helps to keep a unique playstyle. Remember when this game took some skill?