The Death of an Evil Man

I was hoisting my bike up on my shoulder in preparation to climb three flights of stairs. A freshman about to do a “how-to” speech on mountain biking to my Speech 101 class, I was running late. I turned to jog up the stairs and ran into my buddy Dan. Dan: “Hey man. Have you seen the news today?”Me: “No why?”Dan: “Someone flew a plane into the World Trade Center.”Me: “What? One of the twin towers in New York?”Dan: “Yeah, its all over the news, they are trying to evacuate all the people, t … [Read more...]

Citizenship Confusion: What did You Tweet when Osama was Killed?

Every Monday in Citizenship Confusion, Alan Noble discusses how we confuse our heavenly citizenship with citizenship to the state, culture, and the world.As I watched the news coverage of the announcement of  Bin Laden's death last night, I also diligently read my Facebook newsfeed to hear how people were reacting;  the results were quite telling.At first,  the statuses were primarily factual: Bin Laden is dead. But they quickly became more opinionated. Some were thrilled at his death and vie … [Read more...]