Finally, someone has written the history of “My People!”

A Brief History of the Redneck by Joe Bob Briggs at Taki-Magazine.

This is a history of people like me…and my mother in law.

Read the whole thing, it’s fun and you might identify! You will certainly learn some pretty good history of the Scots-Irish, a part of Scotland, NW England, Ulster, and a big part of America.

What it left out is largely unimportant except that the Scots-Irish are famously known not just for their willingness to fight all enemies but for a lot of soldiering heroism. They include World War I hero Alvin York, World War II most decorated soldier Audie Murphy, General George Patton, former Senator James Webb (Born Fighting —  How the Scots-Irish Shaped America), Ronald Reagan a/k/a Renauldus Magnus, and a lot of other soldiers, cavalrymen and cowboys that shaped the American West in the 19th Century.

Further to this subject: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture In Crisis

If this subject intrigues you this book may interest you: Black Rednecks and White Liberals by Thomas Sowell.

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