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Rhett Barber is President, Artist and Programmer at Dixie Outfitters working on the finest line of Southern Heritage Apparel the world has ever seen. Long live Dixie!

If Lincoln Had Believed As Jefferson, The War Would Not Have Happened

If you want to know WHY we have what we have today, here it is in a nutshell. It reflects the Jeffersonian understanding of government embraced by the antebellum South from the philosophy of Lincoln and the people of the North. For if Lincoln had believed as Jefferson, the Civil War would not have happened. [...]

If Lincoln Had Believed As Jefferson, The War Would Not Have Happened2020-10-08T18:23:25+00:00

Jackson Has Been Removed

The destruction of the “Grandest Avenue in the South” has begun. Just moments after Richmond Mayor Lamar Stoney announced that he had ordered every Confederate monument removed, a giant crane arrived and began the task of removing the magnificent Stonewall Jackson statue from the massive monument on which is sat for just a few months [...]

Jackson Has Been Removed2020-07-03T17:48:09+00:00

Richmond Mayor Calls For Immediate Removal Of All Confederate Memorials

Many of us were surprised when the Governor of Virginia, after 4 full weeks of daily rioting, violence, and chaos in the streets of Richmond, finally declared a “State of Emergency” in the city yesterday. Today, we found out why. Mayor Stoney announced today that he would proceed with the immediate removal of all of [...]

Richmond Mayor Calls For Immediate Removal Of All Confederate Memorials2020-07-03T17:16:07+00:00

How Taxes Caused The Civil War (Not Slavery)

Taxes caused the Civil War: Although I’m no scholar of American history, there are a few seminal events that I’ve always felt confident in having a basic understanding of. One of those is the cause of the Civil War, which was slavery, of course. But then, I did some research, and I had to rethink [...]

How Taxes Caused The Civil War (Not Slavery)2020-06-24T22:24:59+00:00

Injunction Extended Preventing The Lee Monument Removal

From: Virginia Flaggers Date: Thu, Jun 18, 2020 Subject: #BREAKING: Richmond Judge Extends Injunction Preventing The Removal Of The Lee Monument A Richmond judge extended the injunction blocking the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue indefinitely, saying in court Thursday that the monument “belongs to the people.” The man who filed the lawsuit more [...]

Injunction Extended Preventing The Lee Monument Removal2020-06-18T18:17:05+00:00

Update From Richmond: Call For Help

From: Virginia Flaggers [info@vaflaggers.com] Date: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 Subject: Update from Richmond - Call For Help The scene in Richmond this morning resembles one of a burned out war zone. In the midst of the chaos, there was encouragement. Flowers and notes left at the monument, and the vulgar graffiti on the Stonewall Jackson [...]

Update From Richmond: Call For Help2020-06-09T16:50:03+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/8/2020

TO HIM THAT KNOWETH TO DO GOOD So much for that First Amendment right to freedom of the press. The U.S. has dropped to spot 45 in this year’s ranking of countries based on press freedom, conducted by NGO Reporters Without Borders. The survey ranked 180 countries based on factors such as pluralism, media independence, [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/8/20202020-05-08T19:56:59+00:00

Duty Remains

DIXIE HERITAGE NEWS - 4/3/2020 DUTY REMAINS KENTUCKY COURTHOUSE RAISES FLAG Marshall County has just posted the colors in honor of Confederate History Month. Those colors being a 1st national Flag. Even though the court has not been in session for two weeks due to Corona Virus concerns, Marshall County District 1 Commissioner Justin Lamb, [...]

Duty Remains2020-04-04T01:16:22+00:00