Economic & Social Justice

Occupy Amarillo, TX

April 7th, 2012 | Posted by Occupy The Roads in Amarillo - (Comments Off on Occupy Amarillo, TX)

Another small but mighty town with lots of passion. There we found a handful of occupiers who told us they had camped for 2 months. We found that amazing given the very conservative nature of these small rural Texas towns.

It was Martin and Janie (musicians) who we met in Lubbock that introduced us to the folks in Amarillo. We met up at a very quaint coffee shop called 806 and then were taken to dinner by Rusty who is also a die hard occupier in Amarillo. Two of the occupiers Cristina & Joseph are well versed on the “Federal Reserve” and even they were surprised to hear that the contract is up this year in Dec. Joseph is going to do some research as well as a sound bite for radio. (more…)