Rebuilding Alabama

Via Reason’s Hit & Run, here’s a post from the History News Network on how Alabama is pulling itself up by its own bootstraps: Although most of the relief effort starts with individuals who weigh in on their own, churches are playing a key role in coordinating it. I don’t know if a more secular city would fare nearly as …

Thoughts in the Aftermath of the Alabama Tornadoes

It’s a bizarre experience, driving down a familiar road where everything looks like it does on every other day, then rounding the corner and seeing a town that looks like it was just attacked by an alien armada. That’s what we have here in central Alabama: the part of the Michael Bay movie you never see, what’s left after the …