Former head of Homeland Michael Chertoff told Morning Joe, on MSNBC, "Never heard of such a large area locked down"--
Governor DeVal Patrick called the lockedown "shelter in place," to stay indoors with doors locked
Lockdown applies to all of cambridge, waltham, newton, belmont, and all of Boston.
There is a massive police presence.
MSNBC reports that flights over Boston are also being restricted.
Opednews.com writer Sheila Parks reports in a comment on the breaking news article on what's happening in Boston: Please add your updates and opinions in the comments.
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I have been up most of night, I don't have much energy to write. The whole city is quarantined and we cannot go out of our houses. Businesses ordered to close. Rumors are flying. I live very near where police were thinking second guy was last night. A friend just called and said they (whoever "they" is) now thought he was somewhere else. Who knows. Last night, Reddit had best info, or so it seemed. It is very scary, to put it mildly. Thank goodness for friends on social media when I put the call for prayers for all of us and now to all of you reading this, please. Another friend stayed on the phone with me for two hours last night. Thank God for family and friends. Rob, thanks for writing this and glad you will continue all day
Submitted on Friday, Apr 19, 2013 at 7:27:42 AM
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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project.
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