“Opponents of a U.S. law they claim may subject them to indefinite military detention for activities including news reporting and political activism persuaded a federal judge to temporarily block the measure.” - Bloomberg, 5/17/12
We’ve posted this image on the blog before, but it never hurts to reinforce the larger point. The power of citizens is what skimmerhat, and many of the initiatives within the Gov 2.0 and open government movement, is predicated upon; it’s the backbone.
Americans and their government can work together for a better country, but collectively as individuals, we man the controls for the direction America will move. That should never be lost on us as citizens. We all can strongly and thoughtfully wield this power.