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When Big Business Rules Dixie

July 1, 2015 // 41 Comments

If you want to understand what has happened across the South over the past two weeks, then you need to take a look at this: “Big business was on the winning side in the [...]

Southern Religion

June 10, 2015 // 56 Comments

In my speech at the Florida League of the South State Conference, I highlighted this map from The New York Times of “where Christian conservatives live by [...]

John Crowe Ransom on Progress

June 9, 2015 // 3 Comments

“The Southerner must know, and in fact he does very well know that his antique conservatism does not exert a very great influence against the American progressivist [...]

Allen Tate on Social Justice

June 7, 2015 // 13 Comments

Here’s a quote from Allen Tate, one of the Vanderbilt Fugitives and a leading Southern Agrarian, on the South’s traditional racial caste system: “I am not [...]

The Enduring South

June 5, 2015 // 10 Comments

I’ve seen lots of signs of it on the way to Jacksonville: Note: After seeing a dozen or so Confederate Battle Flags and ’56 Georgia state flags near Waycross, GA, [...]

Introducing “Transableism”

June 2, 2015 // 19 Comments

H/T Rod Dreher As we have already seen with the Otherkin, who are trans people who believe they were mistakenly born into the wrong species, there are no limits to expressive [...]

Where Do Christian Conservatives Live?

July 3, 2014 // 3 Comments

Answer: The South Note: You have probably seen several versions of this map over the years here which illustrate how Dixie is a culturally distinct nation within the United [...]

Defining Appalachia

April 9, 2014 // 14 Comments

Appalachia Here’s the map of Appalachia which can be found in John Alexander Williams’ book, Appalachia: A History: Note: The orange counties are the Appalachian [...]

Bronies and White Nationalism

January 8, 2014 // 87 Comments

California Are “Bronies” the future of the White Nationalism? Discuss. Note: This subject also recently popped up at The American Conservative. The creator of the [...]

World Climate Zones

March 18, 2013 // 26 Comments

Dixie H/T Goblin An OD reader has noticed that Dixie has a fairly homogeneous climate under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification [...]

Yes To Independence 7.0

March 15, 2013 // 2 Comments

Maryland H/T SNN A Marylander explains why he supports Southern independence: Note: The desire for Southern independence is really no more complicated than the chronic [...]

Southern Cuisine, Fitness, and Nutrition

February 18, 2013 // 178 Comments

Alabama The posts have been sparse here lately because I have been spending so much of my time researching and learning more about the interplay between exercise and [...]

Disingenuous Rainbow Confederates

February 12, 2013 // 12 Comments

Alabama Connie Chastain writes: “I have to wonder why he needs me as an excuse to rant and rave about black folks. And I again have to wonder why my presence on a [...]
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