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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!

Not A Win – This Will Resurface

DIXIE HERITAGE NEWS - JANUARY 1, 2021 Confederate monuments at National Park Service sites dodged a bullet as the final version of the fiscal 2021 spending package excluded language pushed by House Democrats that would remove the monuments from those sites. Republicans had described the provision as a “poison pill” and “veto bait,” given President [...]

Not A Win – This Will Resurface2021-01-03T02:20:04+00:00

Confederate =’s Slavemaster? Not!!!

Today I was asked on a friends page where one of my notes had been reposted/SHARED this question, "By 'pro-Confederate' do you also mean pro-slavery? In what way can you separate the two?" I felt he was not meaning to insult me and was just unusually poorly informed about U.S.history. I think any Southerner would [...]

Confederate =’s Slavemaster? Not!!!2021-01-03T02:17:47+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 11/13/2020

IN MISSISSIPPI Voters narrowly approve keeping Confederate statue in place at Hattiesburg courthouse. When the tally from the Forrest County Circuit Clerk’s Office came in at 51% of voters electing to leave the monument where it is. the Board of Commissioners immediateoy declared that the vote was "non-binding." IN ALABAMA A Confederate Flag flying outside [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 11/13/20202020-11-15T16:00:51+00:00

Gonna Take Biden To The Old Folks Home

DIXIE HERITAGE NEWS - OCTOBER 30, 2020 Oregon’s Commission on Historic Cemeteries (OCHC) voted last week Friday to adopt a position paper recommending that Confederate flags not be displayed at historic cemeteries, including flying the flag on poles or with small flags placed on individual graves. Chairperson Bev Power said during themeeting that the position [...]

Gonna Take Biden To The Old Folks Home2020-10-31T13:54:55+00:00

Are We Being Set Up?

DIXIE HERITAGE NEWS - 10/23/2020 IN MCKINNEY, TEXAS The statue of a former Confederate General James Webb Throckmorton will remain in place — for now. On Tuesday, the City Council took no action following presentations from an advisory board whose members were nearly split on whether the statue should remain in place or be removed. [...]

Are We Being Set Up?2020-10-28T20:30:07+00:00

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