Factory-Like Schools Are the Child Labor Crisis of Today

By Kerry McDonald | November 18th, 2017 at 10:00 pm

BY: Kerry McDonald / Contributor

Kerry McDonald has a B.A. in Economics from Bowdoin and an M.Ed. in education policy from Harvard. She lives in Cambridge, Mass. with her husband and four never-been-schooled children. Follow her writing at Whole Family Learning.

Filed Under: Civil Rights, Contributor, Economic Development, Education, Influencing Institutions, Job Growth, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, School Choice

Compulsory schooling was meant to save children from the dangerous conditions of the factory, but these days, “traditional” schooling is easily just as dangerous to children’s well-being. Most American children and teenagers wake early, maybe gulp down a quick breakfast, and get transported quickly to the building where they will spend the majority of their […]

Miseducational Culture: The Tests Have Failed

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 17th, 2017 at 7:51 pm

BY: MississippI PEP Staff /

The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Contributor, Culture, Education, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Influencing Institutions, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Principles of Freedom, Teachers

Opting Out Of Miseducational Culture: It is long overdue to gather across ideological and political lines to declare one of the few things progressives and conservatives agree upon: The tests have failed

Mississippi Economic Council Echo Chamber: Coming To A Town Near You.

By Keith Plunkett | November 17th, 2017 at 1:22 am

BY: Keith Plunkett / Managing Editor

Keith Plunkett is the Policy and Communications Director for the United Conservatives Fund, and the Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com.

Filed Under: Contributor, Feature Stories, Issues, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Meridian, Mississippi, Mississippi Economic Council, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Spending, State Bonds, Taxes, Transportation

With time and gobs of money, and plenty of echo chamber events like these and the Hobnob held a few weeks ago, the Mississippi Economic Council is betting they will eventually get the answers they’re looking for.

The Ghoulish Piranhas Of The GOP Swarm Roy Moore

By Bryan Fischer | November 10th, 2017 at 3:46 pm

BY: Bryan Fischer / Contributor

Bryan Fischer is the host of the daily ‘Focal Point’ radio talk program on AFR Talk, a division of the American Family Association. ‘Focal Point’ airs live from 1-3 pm.

Filed Under: Bryan Fischer, Contributor, Feature Stories, Opinion, Politics, Republican

On the basis of a single unsubstantiated witness dredging up something she claimed happened 39 years ago, Moore’s would-be colleagues have indicted him, prosecuted him, and condemned him to the Ninth Circle of Dante’s Inferno. All in the space of 15 minutes!

The Great Deficit Ruse: Government Responsible For Its Own Profligacy

By Jeffrey Tucker | November 5th, 2017 at 4:42 pm

BY: Jeffrey Tucker / FEE - Director of Content

Jeffrey Tucker is Director of Content for the Foundation for Economic Education. He is also Chief Liberty Officer and founder of Liberty.me, Distinguished Honorary Member of Mises Brazil, research fellow at the Acton Institute and policy adviser of the Heartland Institute.

Filed Under: Civil Rights, Contributor, Ethics, Federal Government, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Principles of Freedom, Property rights, Spending, Taxes

All this media talk–and it is incessant and ubiquitous–about how the deficit is way more important than your property rights completely disregards the realities of politics. Namely: politicians and bureaucrats desperately need an excuse to take your money. Making you pay for their past mistakes is as good an excuse as any.

President Trump Should Ignore Judge On Transgenders

By Bryan Fischer | November 3rd, 2017 at 11:23 am

BY: Bryan Fischer / Contributor

Bryan Fischer is the host of the daily ‘Focal Point’ radio talk program on AFR Talk, a division of the American Family Association. ‘Focal Point’ airs live from 1-3 pm.

Filed Under: Bryan Fischer, Contributor, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Gay Rights, Leadership, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Politics, Principles of Freedom, Public Safety, Social Justice, US Congress

President Trump has the opportunity to do something about judicial activism by shutting this judge down and refusing to be cowed into accepting her wayward opinion.

Establishment Hack Whines About Not Being Privy To Chris McDaniel’s Political Plans

By Keith Plunkett | November 2nd, 2017 at 7:05 pm

BY: Keith Plunkett / Managing Editor

Keith Plunkett is the Policy and Communications Director for the United Conservatives Fund, and the Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com.

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Elections, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Politics, Roger Wicker, US Congress

For a self-proclaimed political soothsayer, Alan Lange, chief of the Bungled and Incoherent Strategies Department at Yall Politics, appears to be blind to what’s right under his own nose.

[Video] Wicker Caught Between A Poor Voting Record And His Allegiance To McConnell

By Keith Plunkett | October 31st, 2017 at 7:43 pm

BY: Keith Plunkett / Managing Editor

Keith Plunkett is the Policy and Communications Director for the United Conservatives Fund, and the Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com.

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Elections, Feature Stories, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker

Mississippi U.S. Senator Roger Wicker continues his effort to get as much distance as possible from his abysmal voting record by attaching himself to President Donald Trump and distancing himself from Mitch McConnell. Meanwhile, Wicker’s campaign surrogates in the state, who have repeatedly attacked Mississippi conservatives, are struggling to find footing as talk of a […]

The Greatest Man Of The Second Millennium

By Bryan Fischer | October 25th, 2017 at 6:32 am

BY: Bryan Fischer / Contributor

Bryan Fischer is the host of the daily ‘Focal Point’ radio talk program on AFR Talk, a division of the American Family Association. ‘Focal Point’ airs live from 1-3 pm.

Filed Under: Bryan Fischer, Christianity, Contributor, Ethics, Faith, Feature Stories, History, Influencing Institutions, Inspirational, Leadership, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, Religion

Over the last 500 years, all great men have stood on the shoulders of this great man.

Activist Judges Commit Impeachable Offenses In Rulings Against The Cross.

By Bryan Fischer | October 19th, 2017 at 12:57 pm

BY: Bryan Fischer / Contributor

Bryan Fischer is the host of the daily ‘Focal Point’ radio talk program on AFR Talk, a division of the American Family Association. ‘Focal Point’ airs live from 1-3 pm.

Filed Under: Bryan Fischer, Christianity, Contributor, Faith, Federal Government, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Principles of Freedom, Religion, US Congress

The First Amendment doesn’t forbid government “sponsorship” of religion but only the “establishment” of religion.