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3. Uncle Seth Fought the Yankees $26.50
4. Was Jefferson Davis Right? (paperback) $21.50
5. Myths of American Slavery $28.50
6. Why Not Freedom! (paperback) $21.50
7. Lincoln’s Marxists $31.50
8. Punished with Poverty (paperback) $22.00
9. A View of the Constitution (Rawle) (paperback) $16.50
10. Dixie Rising - Rules for Rebels (paperback) $15.00
11. Yankee Empire: Aggressive Abroad and Despotic at Home (paperback) $22.00

Be Ye Separate: Bible-Belt Revival or Marxist Revolution - The Christian faith of America's Founding Fathers is today under relentless attack. Those attacking our traditional Christian heritage compose a postmodern, secular humanist, neo-Marxist shadow government. This evil shadow government controls too much of American society. Beginning with the 1963 Supreme Court ruling prohibiting prayer and Bible reading in public schools, Christian America has been increasingly slouching toward Gomorrah. Who will stand in the gap and make-up the hedge? Who has a plan to defeat those who are determined to debunk all that is holy and sacred? Be Ye Separate is a call for the most churched people in America-Christians living in the Bible-Belt-to take the initiative in the fight to reclaim America's traditional moral, social and political values. To recreate a nation that will once again truly be a "nation under God" and a nation that lives up to its ancient motto "In God We Trust."

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Red State Red County Secession - Creating A Nation Of Our Own - The 2020 presidential election demonstrates that conservative Americans are the subjects of America's neo-Marxist shadow government. Blue State America is dominated by neo-Marxists who are determined to destroy all traditional, conservative, values-they are at war with Christian, Western civilization. Business-as-usual politics has made us slaves to America's Blue State neo-Marxist government. Business-as-usual politics will not save us! Red State-Red County Secession describes how to unseat the neo-Marxist shadow government. It describes how to establish Provisional governments in Red States, how to conduct irregular political warfare to force weak politicians to advance our cause of constitutional liberty. It urges an unconventional approach that will allow American-values voters to hang our neo-Marxist enemies on the horns of a dilemma-they submit to the states our constitutional amendment acknowledging the states' rights of nullification and secession or else, they will face a nationwide secession movement in America's Red States and Red Counties. Fifty pages of conservative, revolutionary dynamite! The aim is not to fix the political system-the aim is to replace it with a constitutionally limited federal government. A constitutional government in which the limitations of the constitution is enforced by real States' Rights inclusive of the rights of nullification and secession.

When Rebel Was Cool: Growing Up in Dixie 1950-1965 - It was a time when many in the South were celebrating the centennial of the "Civil War." Schools across the South made special efforts to teach lessons about the "War." Southern States celebrated the heroism of its Confederate soldiers and in 1959 the last Confederate veteran died. President Eisenhower, Chairman of the Civil War Centennial Commission, noted the death as an occasion for national mourning. Confederate flags, tags and bumper stickers were common sights across Dixie.
It was also a time when many in the South were making strides toward a color-blind society, a society where people would be judged not by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
It was a time when the Dixie Division was a part of the U.S. Army. A unit that proudly displayed its Confederate heritage. A time when the Confederate flag was proudly associated with Southern patriotism and fidelity to the U.S.A.; the country that had invaded and destroyed our Southern homeland.
It was a time very much unlike our own.
It was a time WHEN REBEL WAS COOL!
The Kennedy Twins are the South's most prolific pro-Southern authors. Their story of growing up in Dixie is typical of those who were raised in the intentionally impoverished rural South. This book demonstrates that while Yankees (and scalawag Southerners) get their history from books written by Yankees to glorify Yankee heroes and ideas-Southerners get our history from our family. To them history is not past-it lives in family stories about relatives who wore the gray in the War for Southern Independence.

Confederate Myth-Buster - The struggle to convey correct information about the War for Southern Independence to Americans in general and to Southerners in particular became the inspiration for this book. With the total copies of The South Was Right!, both first and second editions, now amounting to more than 135,000 copies many people stated it was time to publish a companion book to celebrate the success of The South Was Right! The Confederate Myth-Buster will answer many questions which have surfaced since the original publication of our first book. It is hoped with the publication of The Confederate Myth-Buster, and the other Kennedy Twins' books, Americans, both from the North and from the South, will wake up to the dangers posed by an all-powerful and unlimited big government. After the defeat of the South, Vice President Alexander Stephens of the Confederate States of America noted, "The Cause of the South is the Cause of us all."

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Yankee Empire: Aggressive Abroad and Despotic at Home - General R. E. Lee in an 1866 letter to Lord Acton predicted that if the Yankees used their victory to destroy real states' rights then the United States of America would become "aggressive abroad and despotic at home." By 1900 the United States had become an international empire. The old Republic of Sovereign States created by America's founding fathers was replaced with a supreme Federal Government that was now the sole judge as to the limits, if any, of its powers under the Constitution. Thanks to Lincoln, the Republican Party, and their crony capitalist allies an empire of unlimited political power replaced the original limited government under a constitution-a constitution whose limits were once enforced by sovereign states. As a direct result of Lincoln's invasion, defeat and occupation of the Confederate States of America, the once sovereign states became mere provinces answering to the supreme authority in Washington, DC. With its first successful imperialistic campaign completed, the Yankee Empire moved against Native Americans on the western plains, Hawaii, Cuba and the Philippines. Eventually the world became the target for Yankee commercial, financial and military expansion.
The current globalist Yankee Empire began with Lincoln's invasion of a democratically elected, peaceful, sovereign nation-the Confederate States of America. Post-war the South became the Yankee Empire's first colony but it would not be its last. Today the Yankee Empire has more military bases around the world than either the Roman or British Empires at their highest points of imperialism. The South became the Yankee Empire's first captive nation-it would not be its last!

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Dixie Rising - Rules for Rebels - Since the publication of their bestseller classic THE SOUTH WAS RIGHT! in 1994, the brothers James Ronald Kennedy and Walter Donald Kennedy have been recognized spokesmen for the South. By the South they do not mean a political position or a collection of quaint attitudes. Southerners are a people—and as a people have a right to be governed by their free consent. But “at no time since Appomattox have the freedom, the heritage, and the culture of the South been under greater attack.” The Southern people are in a struggle for their existence as a people. If things continue as they have been, we will lose. In DIXIE RISING: RULES FOR REBELS the Kennedys propose nothing less than a radical change of approach to the struggle—an approach that discards the losing game of conventional politics. This book is a field manual for what they call “irregular political warfare.” DIXIE RISING provides the tools by which activists can change the current situation and move towards restoring the original Constitutional federal union of self-governing States that our forefathers established. If such a program succeeds, it will be a boon not only to Southerners but to all freedom-loving Americans.

PUNISHED WITH POVERTY: THE SUFFERING SOUTH - PROSPERITY TO POVERTY & THE CONTINUING STRUGLE - From the authors of The South was Right! comes what one historian calls one of the most important and original histories of the Southern people. Punished with Poverty tells the unvarnished story of the intentional policy of economic devastation and exploitation of the South which has affected all Southerners, both black and white, long after the close of the “Civil War” and “Reconstruction.” In fact, the sad legacy of these punitive policies continues to this very day. The over-arching theme of Southern history is not Race, as is conventionally stated, but Poverty—poverty not due to the South’s shortcomings, but imposed on them by the system under which they live. Punished with Poverty is a timely and much needed contribution to the understanding of both the South and the nature of the “Federal Empire” under which all Americans now live. From Punished with Poverty “The South’s subjugation and impoverishment have fallen hard on both black and white citizens of the South.

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UNCLE SETH FOUGHT THE YANKEES - In his first foray into historical fiction, James Ronald Kennedy crafts a compelling collection of tales of Southern independence and the Federalist assault on states’ rights during the War of Northern Aggression. Kennedy uses the “everyman” character of Uncle Seth to represent the courageous and rugged individualists who combined the best of the Scotch-Irish, German, and other fiercely independent peoples who found refuge in the South because of racial or religious persecution. Uncle Seth’s stories focus on the Southern determination to be left alone by the federal government and their strong commitment to community, God, and family. The atrocities he chronicles as part of his tales to the youngsters around him provide an insight into the horrors of subjugation and anti-Christian behaviors of Northern invaders while giving a hint at what the future might hold if individuals do not fight for their rights and freedoms.

A VIEW OF THE CONSTITUTION: SECESSION AS TAUGHT AT WEST POINT (by William Rawle, edited by the Kennedy Twins) - This treatise is one of the earliest works on the subject of the United States Constitution, and one of the most important. Rawle presents the view that states have a legal right to secede from the union. Cohen observes that the popularity of this text, which was used at West Point and other schools throughout the country, "is generally considered to have influenced the leaders and supporters of the Confederacy, although in fact Rawle opposed secession."

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THE SOUTH WAS RIGHT! - An authoritative and documented study of the mythology behind Civil War history and its lasting effects on contemporary society. The South Was Right! uncovers evidence that the South was an independent country invaded, captured, and occupied by a vicious aggressor.

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WAS JEFFERSON DAVIS RIGHT? - Jefferson Davis, captured, imprisoned, and charged with 1) conspiracy and culpability in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln; 2) conspiracy to cause the deaths of Northern P.O.W.'s at Andersonville, Georgia, a detention camp; 3) participating in and attempting to assist in the growth of the system of slavery; and 4) treason against the United States of America, was never afforded his constitutional right to a trial.
     Now Jefferson Davis will have his day in court as the authors present the evidence to the jury-their readers. After hearing the case, readers will be able to cast their ballots on the authors' Web site to determine Davis' guilt or innocence . . . to answer the question: Was Jefferson Davis Right?

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WHY NOT FREEDOM? - The authors, fervent advocates of individual freedom, point out that many current laws are oppressive. In spite of the separation of powers established by the Constitution, many of our current laws are written by bureaucrats, administered by them, and finally judged by them-yet they are in opposition to those freedoms set forth by the Constitution.
     The book details the historical development of the federal government. It describes how the American middle class has been abandoned by those who control the federal government. Career insiders, since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt, have used their influence and power to promote their love of big, tax-and-spend, centralized government and a radical social ideology, while providing high paying taxpayer-funded jobs for themselves. Further chapters outline the loss of inalienable rights in so many areas of life.
     Twenty-four examples of constitutional usurpation are thoroughly explored. Finally, techniques are suggested whereby citizens can organize to restore the freedoms originally guaranteed by the Constitution.

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MYTHS OF AMERICAN SLAVERY - Armed with an open mind and a wealth of historical sources, Kennedy tackles the most common misconceptions and misrepresentations about slavery in America. Indeed, one of the first issues Kennedy addresses is the extent to which slavery flourished and persisted throughout North America, not just in the Southern states. He also reveals how New Englanders, despite their contemporary reputation as uniform abolitionists, really treated slaves, before and after emancipation. Other topics include indentured servitude; Biblical, Christian, and moral arguments regarding slavery; and how slavery related to modern race discriminating.

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LINCOLN'S MARXISTS - Was Abraham Lincoln influenced by communism when the Union condemned the rights of Southern states to express their independence? It's shocking to think so.
     But that's precisely what Walter D. Kennedy and Al Benson Jr. assert in Red Republicans and Lincoln's Marxists. The pair completely reassess this tumultuous time in American history, exposing the "politically correct" view of the War for Southern Independence as nothing less than the same observation announced by Marx himself. During the War for Southern Independence, Marx wrote about his support of the Union Army, the Republican Party, and Lincoln himself. In fact, he named the president as "the single-minded son of the working class." In addition to shedding light on this little-known part of our history, Kennedy and Benson also ask pertinent questions about the validity of today's federal government and why its role seems so much larger than the liberty found in the states it represents.
     Red Republicans and Lincoln's Marxists is a bold undertaking, but it's one that needs our immediate and absolute attention.

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NULLIFYING TYRANNY (no longer in print - used copies can still be ordered from - Nullifying Tyranny is a call to action that cogently asserts James Ronald Kennedy and Walter Donald Kennedy’s conservative beliefs and takes aim at the ever-expanding U.S. government, holding it accountable for the corruption of American society, which they believe is under the control of an anti-Christian secular humanist element.
     Nullification is the ability of a state to withdraw consent to be ruled by the federal government, in relation to a specific conflict, without destroying the government. This action preserves both the liberty and the legitimate union established by the Constitution. The authors immediately identify this term in the introductory chapters, opening the doors for a compelling argument that encourages citizens to defend their constitutional rights and break the bondage of secular society.
     Twenty challenging chapters scrutinize such relevant topics as self-ownership, defined as the highest form of property rights, citing the insightful philosophies of John C. Calhoun. Debate-inspiring discussions accuse the enormous government of overstepping boundaries by taking away private property from productive citizens through taxation. The authors compare this violation of property rights to a gradual form of enslavement, which will eventually lead to an impoverished society.
     Addenda include articles previously published by the authors, such as “Consent of the Governed—Key to Liberty,” which calls for moral communities to withdraw from a government that has clearly abused its entrusted power. Footnotes offer additional explanation to the arguments while graphs provide support in the form of a visual and comprehensible context.

REKILLING LINCOLN - His face is on the penny. His god-like statue reigns over Washington, DC. He saved the Union, freed the slaves, and immortalized the Battle of Gettysburg with the famous words “Four score and seven years ago.” There can be no doubt in American minds that Abraham Lincoln stands among the most honorable and heroic of our presidents—or does he?
     In a thorough and well-researched argument, Walter Donald Kennedy, the controversial co-author of the bestselling The South Was Right!, again sets the record straight about the legendary figure known as “Honest Abe.” Using historical documents, personal testimonies, and even quotes from Lincoln himself, Kennedy delivers truth after shocking truth about the little-known dark side of America’s sixteenth president. Far from the human rights champion that people suppose him to be, Abraham Lincoln actually attacked free speech, imprisoned innocent men, and murdered Native Americans. He never advocated for African American citizenship, and, in fact, the Emancipation Proclamation never freed a single slave.
      While these accusations may seem too incredible to be true, Rekilling Lincoln lays out the evidence clearly and convincingly. It leaves readers wondering if everything they thought they knew about the Civil War was just, as the saying goes, the winners writing the history books. After all, there are two sides to every story, and the story of Abraham Lincoln just got a whole lot more interesting.