Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hostages Found in Syria

While the video of the final hostage being executed may have looked identical to the other nine, it apparently wasn’t. At least not to the international search committee who has been scouring the earth for the past two weeks. For … Continue reading

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Hurricane Isaac Quells Riots in the Gulf

Perhaps the only good thing about the hurricane currently pounding the Gulf Coast is that the massive storm has temporarily quelled riots in both Mississippi and Louisiana. Rioters have taken shelter or evacuated entirely and the massive destruction of property … Continue reading

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Who is Charles Richter? (Pt. 2)

I was sitting in a coffee shop with (it must be said) a very attractive Anonymous Source, and she was telling me about her former employer, J&D Consulting, the firm responsible for the construction of Olympic Stadium. She was drinking … Continue reading

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Who is Charles Richter?

Conspiracy theories aside, we’ve been doing some digging. We, like pretty much everyone else in the world, thought the stadium collapse looked strange — if not downright suspicious. After all, the explosions went off in a choreographed circle. The stadium … Continue reading

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Examining the Hostage Situation in its Wake

It was a good morning. I woke up. Drove to work. Drank three cups of coffee. Stared out my window. Rearranged the items on my desk. Threw away a stack of papers I’d never read. Made more coffee. Heard a … Continue reading

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August 19th – 25th: Week in Review

In the grand scheme of things, it’s fair to say these past two weeks have been the worst ever. Footage was released this morning of the tenth and final hostage being killed. It’s hard to believe the executions have only … Continue reading

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The Broadside’s Riot Survival Guide

The rash of rioting in response to the recent attacks by Hand of Peace have caught hundreds of thousands across the globe in their crossfire. But for those determined to gawk like tourists trying to pet bison at a wildlife … Continue reading

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Eighth Hostage Executed. We Look Closer into Hand of Peace.

The eighth hostage, Saraya Alsaif, was executed early this morning, and in the moments following what has now become a routine part of everyone’s day (watching an innocent victim brutally murdered), something dawned on me — we’ve been ignoring an … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Riots

Riots are nothing new. Crowds are as old as people. Wherever two or more or gathered, chaos may (will) potentially (most definitely) ensue. While there are plenty of theories about what turns a peaceful crowd into an “acting” crowd (a … Continue reading

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Riots Escalate Around the World

As we all imagined/predicted/expected, the international rage that has been boiling for nearly two weeks is now unleashing itself in case after case of mass riots around the world, many of which — if not all — have been spurred … Continue reading

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