However, Rebellion contained interesting news and comment about federal follies and secessionism that was not readily available elsewhere – so they were the largest single recipient of virtual buckeyes* from The Ohio Republic. Rebellion was more than a weblog – it was a forum, with some of the most interesting and spirited discussion to appear anywhere in the blogosphere. For many Southrons and this writer, it will be sorely missed.
Its blogger, Mike Tuggle ("Old Rebel") will remain active, concentrating on growing his organization and working on its quarterly newspaper, Free Magnolia.
We'll send it off by striking up the band with a rendition of an old Ohio show tune by Daniel Emmett, originally known as In Dixie's Land:
|Civil War Tunes - Dixie .mp3|
|Found at bee mp3 search engine|
* To the uninitiated: a virtual buckeye is a link to allrecipes.com for Ohio's signature confection, known as a buckeye: a ball of sweet peanut butter encased in chocolate. It serves the same purpose as "HT" (hat tip) in other blogs.