My daughter and I went to Rapid City to engage the capitalist beast with our dollars. Several of our neighbors were at 6th and Main engaging the beast with their First Amendment Rights.
Let's hear from five of our neighbors who were on the corner adding their voices to the nationwide Occupy Wall Street protest.
Marvin Kammerer sure doesn't look like some lazy hippie. He sees fascism afoot in the Pharisaic patriotism and piety of the defenders of crony capitalism:
This gentleman sees big money corrupting our politics.
Claudia Perry thinks we all need to speak up for our rights:
Kim Allery says we've been robbed!
Tom Katus puts our problems in local terms, drawing a connection between the national concerns raised by the Occupiers and real South Dakota worries about unfair legislative redistricting, big-money politics, and one-party rule:
Protesters shared numerous other messages with passersby: