The South, Real Diversity, and the War of Northern Aggression

The South, Real Diversity, and the War of Northern Aggression

“A MILITARY DESPOTISM” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Nov. 3, 2016) — Author’s Note* Somehow revisionist historians would have us believe Abraham Lincoln perpetrated an unconstitutional war on the people of the North and the South to free an oppressed people of color. Considering Lincoln’s open war on the American Indian […]

The Species Ignoramus Americanus

The Species Ignoramus Americanus

“OPTING FOR TYRANNY” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016 (Oct. 17, 2016) — “The evil that is in this world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.” ~ Albert Camus For quite some time now I have referred to the majority of Americans, especially those who […]

It’s Not Your Flag!

It’s Not Your Flag!

“RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Apr. 13, 2016) — “Some wear the color of the sky in the winter Some were as blue as the night They came like a storm with the light of the morn And they fell through the whole day and night Colors flew […]

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (III)

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (III)

“A STUPENDOUS NATIONAL DEBT” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Mar. 28, 2016) — “The financiers’ motives in the war were not as glorious as the motives of many fine young men when they marched in ranks mowed down at Second Manassas, Fredericksburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Second Cold Harbor, and other such […]

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (II)

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (II)

“‘MASTER’ OVER THE PEOPLE” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Mar. 25, 2016) — “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” ~Soren Kierkegaard Written in the pages of our own sometimes inglorious history is the […]

Tribute to Fellow Rebels in Arkansas

Tribute to Fellow Rebels in Arkansas

“REBEL FOR LIFE” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jan. 4, 2016) — While it is an oft used cliche, “the future belongs to the youth of our country,” it could never be more relevant than it is today, especially considering the institutionalized ignorance that passes for education throughout our land. In […]

Unrepentant, Unreconstructed Rebel

Unrepentant, Unreconstructed Rebel

“AN EFFORT IN FUTILITY” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jan. 3, 2016) — I awoke this morning to the terrible realization that decades of revisionist history and teachings from my betters had failed to accomplish their intended purpose. I’m sure those who were forced to endure my ignorance in the Public […]

It Started in 1787 (Part One)

It Started in 1787 (Part One)

“CONSENT OF THE GOVERNED” by Michael Gaddy, ©2015, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Dec. 29, 2015) — (Author’s note: I continue to be flabbergasted at how many people in this country call for demonization of all things Southern and the removal of all images and symbols of the South based on lies and distorted history. […]

Fort Massacre – Revisited

Fort Massacre – Revisited

“CREATING ENEMIES” by Michael Gaddy, ©2015, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Dec. 9, 2015) — “The West has never known a Hero like the Killer who commanded Fort Massacre”~ Taken from the film trailer of the 1958 Western, “Fort Massacre.” For those of us who have realized that no matter who we vote for, a corrupt […]