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Posts in category “The South”

Wanted: Leslie Knope Democrats

We need politicians of the left (and the right) who defend their places by standing up to Woke Capitalism

Posted June 11th, 2019

The American River Disaster

The second-order effects from the longest Mississippi River flood on record

Posted June 10th, 2019

Progressive Colonialism, Southern Discomfort

Are Yankee Millennials who move South entitled to live in a progressive culture like the one they left behind?

Posted May 19th, 2019

What Does It Mean To Love America?

Reflections on patriotism in a time of alienation and decline

Posted February 14th, 2019

A Southern Pastor At Lunch

Finding hope at a lunch buffet

Posted December 6th, 2018

Ma’am, You Owe Tamarion Wilson An Apology

Teacher punishes Southern 5th grader for being respectful

Posted August 27th, 2018

The Little Joys Of Southern Life

The blessings of church lady nurses in doctors’ offices

Posted June 5th, 2018

Alexa, Y’all

Why Amazon needs to make a Southern version

Posted January 31st, 2018

Making A Christmas Memory

Reading Truman Capote’s classic short story by the fire

Posted December 8th, 2017

Sad Songs And The South

How country music helps explain the division in America

Posted August 23rd, 2017

Confederate Nehushtan

The alt-right makes it impossible to defend Old South symbols

Posted August 14th, 2017

A Monumental History

Further thoughts on execrating Confederate statuary

Posted May 24th, 2017

The Day They Took Old Dixie Down

In New Orleans, erasing history will do nothing to make the present day better

Posted May 19th, 2017

One Month Away From Walker Percy Weekend

  Walker Percy Weekend 2017 draws nigh!   I was at Q Ideas last …

Posted May 1st, 2017

Lost Causes And Stand-Taking Down South

The New Yorker profiles me and the story of my family

Posted April 24th, 2017

Stoicism, Percy, Benedict

Last week I was at the Ciceronian Society conference in Baton Rouge, …

Posted March 31st, 2017

Here Comes The Crimson Tide

More #SECSolidarity in the face of the flood

Posted August 22nd, 2016