I Am Not Ashamed Of My Heritage…, Maybe

It’s a tough time to be a somewhat-progressive white southerner with a history fetish. On one side are all your liberal friends insisting that the War Between The States (which is the polite name and southerners are nothing if not polite) was all about slavery. On the other side are your conservative friends who maintain that the […]

The Tragedy of the Redneck Pt I

Will D. Campbell once said “ The tragedy of the redneck is that he chose the wrong enemy.” A good explanation of that line comes from his book “Brother to a Dragonfly”. In speaking about a conversion moment he had after realizing his social liberal creed was no different from the fundamentalist creed of his youth, […]