Since Connie Chastain/Ward/Reb has declared that this site…as well as Andy’s, Kevin’s and Brook’s…is a South/Dixie-bashing site, I thought I would do some old school Dixie bashing. Also, beyond the fun of “Dixie Bashing” I thought we could make a game out of it. I am going to post a quote that bashes Dixie…or at least is one person opinion of Dixie…and you, the reader, can try and guess the name of the person who made the quote.
So here it is…
“For the first time we have had the chance to examine the effect that slavery produces on a society. On the right bank of the Ohio everything is activity, industry, labor is honored, there are no slaves. Pass to the left bank and the scene changes so suddenly that you think yourself on the other side of the world. The enterprising spirit seems gone. There work is not only painful, it’s shameful, and you degrade yourself in submitting yourself to it. To ride, to hunt, to smoke like a Turk in the sunshine, there’s the destiny of the white man. To do any other kind of manual labor is to act like a slave.”
So, make good guesses and we shall see who the winner is…boy I hope Connie doesn’t win…but she has not told me what history books she reads and I doubt she reads any, so I feel she will not come in first. Best of luck.