July 10, 2007
She sat in the center of the street, concentrating. Her eyes appeared glazed over to the average person passing by her. The citizenry took to walking in the street, a situation the police could not rectify at the present moment. She sat blocks away from their nearest posts. A barricade of miles of crowds prevented police movement into the area. Traffic had stopped around her, and the citizenry, worried about their government paychecks, abandoned their diesel-run cars. In one afternoon she managed to stop the government machine, simply by sitting in the middle of the street on a Friday afternoon.