September 01, 2005
more lifting

Shelley at Burningbird has some good background on the rebuilding effort to come.

One of the things that Bush, faux-southerner even more than I, seems to have forgotten, is the curious will of the South, and its will to reconstruct and rebuild I think. It's been done before, and it will no doubt be done this time. Hastert's backtracking or not (thanks to AZ for the pointer on that).

As a letter writer (coincidentally from Chicago) to the Times aptly pointed out this morning

William Faulkner, who lived and depicted the spirit of Mississippi and the South better than any other writer, and whose first novel was penned in rooms behind St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, closed "The Sound and the Fury," his epic novel, with these simple words: "They endured."

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