Politicians and the mainstream media want us to think that the politicians are powerful and we are merely “subjects” over whom they rule. Actually, grassroots “people-power” is much stronger — IF WE CHOOSE TO USE OUR POWER.
Thomas Jefferson and our nation’s other founders understood that “WE THE PEOPLE” are in charge. We create governments and elect politicians to act on our behalf, but if they abuse the power we have loaned (NOT “given”) to them, we can pull our power back again and make better choices.
A smart political cartoon makes a very clear point. CLICK THIS LINK: Cartoon — People Power