God’s Reconciliation doesn’t tell us, “If you search and find something because of your unbalanced sensitivity.”
By Oswald Chambers | September 25th, 2017 at 8:59 pm
Everything else may become blurred, but this relationship with Jesus Christ must never be.
By Joseph Pearce | September 25th, 2017 at 2:33 pm
Filed Under: Christianity, Civil Rights, Contributor, Culture, Ethics, Faith, Feature Stories, Influencing Institutions, Inspirational, Leadership, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Principles of Freedom, Progressivism, Public Safety, Race, Religion, Social Justice
Having once been in the same place and the same psychological space as today’s white supremacists, and having experienced their sense of outrage and alienated anger, I hope that I can offer some insights.
By MississippI PEP Staff | September 25th, 2017 at 1:34 pm
Reports by The Clarion-Ledger and other media on MDE contracts (and purchases) prompted the Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review to look into the issue. Now, some PEER committee members want further investigation by State Auditor Stacey Pickering. Some findings of and questions raised by the (PEER) report released Monday and from […]
By Keith Plunkett | September 25th, 2017 at 10:42 am
Filed Under: Budget, Contributor, Ethics, Feature Stories, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, PERS, PERS, Politics, Principles of Freedom, SLRP, Spending, State Bonds
A 2015 rule enacted by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) requiring state governments to report full pension liabilities on financial reports reveals Mississippi to be in debt to the tune of $8.6 billion. Did you think Mississippi state government is “required to balance the budget every year?” No doubt the politically in-tune public has […]
By MississippI PEP Staff | September 22nd, 2017 at 5:22 pm
Among the items in Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter’s list is the official flag of the State of Mississippi. An alert from the Our State Flag Foundation reports that Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter spoke today to an engineering class and had some startling words. According to witnesses, Vitter told the class that the school […]
By John Glenn | September 16th, 2017 at 7:11 am
Convenient excuses are abundant (the system, the elites, outsiders, disadvantage) and need to be unveiled for what they are. The point is that until the stranglehold of group identity can be broken, a paradigm shift, enabling people to get beyond the very real and perceived obstacles, can’t happen
By MississippI PEP Staff | September 16th, 2017 at 7:00 am
If you want to reel in government and curb the bureaucracy, you have to make the services government provides irrelevant. And the way to do that is provide them privately.
By Keith Plunkett | September 12th, 2017 at 6:07 am
Filed Under: Banking and Finance, Civil Rights, Common Core, Community Colleges, Contributor, East Mississippi, Economic Development, Education, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Job Growth, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Liberty, MDA, MDE, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State University, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Principles of Freedom, Religion, Spending
As long as government is controlling freedom under the guise of “workforce training” and “economic development” then Crawford should expect to hear a lot more from “various freedom movements.” I’ve been quick to personally commend syndicated columnist Bill Crawford when I felt he wrote a strong commentary on a particular subject. I have to say […]
By MississippI PEP Staff | September 7th, 2017 at 3:35 pm
Mississippi Justice Institute calls first-of-its-kind decision a monumental victory for open and transparent government for all Mississippians Today, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that the Mayor and City Council of Columbus violated the Open Meetings Act when they previously met in prearranged, non-quorum size gatherings to discuss public business, intending to circumvent the Act. This […]