About the Author
Born in Copiah County, Mississippi, Walter Donald Kennedy grew up with a rich Southern heritage. Frequently partnering with his twin brother, James Ronald Kennedy, he has written several books published by Pelican, including Nullifying Tyranny: Creating Moral Communities in an Immoral Society, The South Was Right!, Why Not Freedom!: America's Revolt Against Big Government, Was Jefferson Davis Right?, and Myths of American Slavery. The Kennedy twins have been interviewed on numerous television and radio programs, including Col. Oliver North's radio show, Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect, BBC programs, and French National TV. Kennedy is married with four children and lives in Simsboro, Louisiana. Born in Copiah County, Mississippi, James Ronald "Ron" Kennedy is a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, as his ancestors fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. Kennedy, along with his brother, Walter Donald "Donnie" Kennedy, wrote The South Was Right!, exploring the political and social impact of the Civil War on both the South and the United States Constitution. Why Not Freedom!: America's Revolt Against Big Government picks up where their first book ends with further discussions on states' rights and individual freedom. The Kennedy brothers' third book, Was Jefferson Davis Right?, outlines the life and trial of Jefferson Davis. Ron Kennedy is also the coauthor of Nullifying Tyranny: Creating Moral Communities in an Immoral Society and Reclaiming Liberty, also published by Pelican Publishing Company. Kennedy is the director of risk management for a Louisiana insurance company. He lives in Mandeville, Louisiana, with his wife and four children, including a fourth direct generation of twins.