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Miss Dixie and Mister Neyland

There are few things worse than losing your best friend. The day I lost my sweet Dixie is at the top of mine. Dixie was my sweet, constantly howling, energetic, mischievous basset hound. 569 more words

It's called Symbolic, Aversive, and/or Implicit Racism | #wearedixie @SUindependent

A movement is sweeping across America, waking most Americans up to how painful some traditions and associated imagery can be. This movement prompted Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina to remove the confederate battle flag from her state capitol, Link: … 295 more words

ChangeTheName

National Dog Day

We are dog people, not cat people.

Sure my wife and kids love cats but we don’t have any, mostly thanks to my allergies.  I wasn’t always allergic to them, but somewhere in my 30s I developed a serious reaction to them.   1,057 more words

"Road name changed! "President Barack Obama Hwy" replaces "Old Dixie Hwy" (and this is in Florida!)"

DAILY KOS

This is happening in Florida.  People who only know Florida as Miami Beach or Disney World have a Hollywood-esque image of this part of the deep south.   28 more words

Politics

Flooding Prompts Scott To Seek Disaster Declaration

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Florida Governor Rick Scott is seeking a federal major disaster declaration for various counties hit by severe weather. 75 more words

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Who Gets To Choose?

One of the things that has perplexed me the most during this attack on the Rebel flag is the question of perception.  You hear the response from someone “that flag is offensive” or “if you support that flag you’re a racist”etc. 859 more words

Confederate Flag