Live-blogging OWS daily since October 1. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. All times ET. My new e-book is "40 Days That Shook the World: From Occupy Wall St. to Occupy Everywhere." My very OWS-relevant "The Campaign of the Century" has just been re-issued, my other books here.
10:15 Claim tonight: Greyhound bus driver who booted those 13 OWSers off his rig in Amarillo has been fired.
10:00 White House rally over. Reuters: Secret Service spokesman says White House locked down; authorities investigating smoke bomb tossed over fenc. But very few other incidents and police used restraint. Activists rewarded with 150 free pizzas, including vegan, from aa single donor.
7:55 March at White House now, two livestreams below. Another good livestream here. Wash Post’s Tim Craig tweets: "Secret Service moves in on someone who climbed to top of White House fence. Seem they are warning, not arresting ma." Chants of "Obama beware, Occupy is everywhere." Also "Obama, come out, we’ve got some things to talk about."
7:20 Tim Pool, after livestreaming inside Rayburn building on the Hill, now out with march to White House:
3:45 A Q & A here at The Nation with the NYU prof who is launching an Occupy course.
3:30 From Elizabeth Whitman: The AP reports that an Idaho bill to forbid camping on the state’s Capitol Mall and state property may be discussed Wednesday. Dean Gunderson of Occupy Boise, however, worries that the bill would limit Occupy Boise’s right to free speech, as its members have erected tents on state-managed land since November.
3:05 Wrap-up, if sketchy, on day in D.C. so far. See livestreams below….Direct action about to begin, people assembling around 3 flags and then head to different buildings.
3:00 Massive numbers of signatures turned in for Walker recall in Wisconsin, over a million, or 46% of voters.
2:50 Solidarity march with OccupyCongress in LA today at 3 pm local time…..Romney: "I get speaker’s fees from time to time, but not very much." In 2010, Romney made $374,372.62 in speaking fees…..Obama to deliver his party’s acceptance speech nedxt summer in Charlotte …. at Bank of America Stadium.