Barbour’s Mississippi History Suggests BGR Claims Could Stand Double-Checking

By Keith Plunkett | October 20th, 2018 at 3:40 am

BY: Keith Plunkett / Editor

Keith Plunkett is a Policy Consultant, Editor, Writer, Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com. http://mississippipep.com/profilegrid_blogs/keith-plunkett/

Filed Under: Commentary, Contributor, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Governor, Haley Barbour, Keith Plunkett, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, National, News, Opinion, Politics

How many times has Barbour been provided a hefty reward for lobbying after he had claimed he wasn’t?

New Report Details Why Federal Disability System Is On The Brink Of Failure

By Keith Plunkett | October 19th, 2018 at 1:37 pm

BY: Keith Plunkett / Editor

Keith Plunkett is a Policy Consultant, Editor, Writer, Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com. http://mississippipep.com/profilegrid_blogs/keith-plunkett/

Filed Under: Budget, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Spending

The current federal disability system is broken and desperately needs reform. The program has diverged from its original design as a safety net for the permanently and severely disabled,instead becoming a lifestyle for too many adults with manageable work limits. While many of these recipients have substantial disabilities, many individuals have much more manageable work limitations and are more work-capable in the modern American economy.

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

By John Horvat | October 16th, 2018 at 3:25 pm

BY: John Horvat / Contributor

John Horvat II is a scholar, researcher, educator, international speaker, and author of the book, Return to Order.

Filed Under: Commentary, Contributor, Culture, Faith, Feature Stories, Influencing Institutions, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Politics, Principles of Freedom, Public Safety, Religion

Civil wars happen when there is a profound philosophical incompatibility inside a nation. Violence and war are the secondary effects of this cause and the later phases of its development. We are now at a stage where we can no longer discern a political unity or even organized disunity. We cannot even agree to disagree.

Mike Espy Hints At Possible Rescheduling Of Debate In US Senate Race

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 16th, 2018 at 11:56 am

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: Chris McDaniel, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Democrats, Elections, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Issues, Leadership, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Politics, US Congress

Mike Espy, a Democrat candidate running for the US Senate in Mississippi’s special election, hinted at his willingness to reschedule a debate on Tuesday. Previously scheduled debates were scrapped after Cindy Hyde-Smith, the temporary Senator appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant, backed out of participating, prompting Espy to follow suit. Chris McDaniel has repeatedly called on […]

Rediscovering Civility Starts With Freedom From Government Coercion

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 15th, 2018 at 10:19 am

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: Civil Rights, Culture, Ethics, Feature Stories, Justice, Keith Plunkett, Leadership, Liberty, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Principles of Freedom, Property rights

Mississippi’s biggest problems aren’t going to be solved by party politics, racial identity politics or continuing corporate cronyism. Centralized government has to be removed from the equation entirely.

Kavanaugh’s Confirmation The Best Day In American Politics Since WWII

By Bryan Fischer | October 9th, 2018 at 1:29 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, Commentary, Contributor, Democrats, Feature Stories, Federal Government, National, Opinion, Politics

Republicans are now absolutely, totally, completely, utterly, and entirely without any excuses not to keep their promises. Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court despite vicious, cruel, and slanderous opposition represents a high water mark in American politics. It represents the victory of order over chaos, rationality over insanity, and the rule of law over […]

Weaponizing “Scorecards” and the Folks that Lie About Them

By Will Hall | June 12th, 2018 at 7:04 am

BY: Will Hall / Contributor

Filed Under: Business, Chris McDaniel, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Contributor, Elections, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Spending, State Bonds, Will Hall

If doing exactly what a lobbyist wants you to do is courageous or if voting for hundreds of millions in pet projects is conservative, then Cindy Hyde-Smith is the most courageous conservative Mississippi could ever ask for.

Columnist Charlie Mitchell Needs To Catch Up Before Writing About U.S. Senate Race.

By Paul Reese | June 9th, 2018 at 11:46 pm

BY: Paul Reese / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Paul Reese is Constitutional Conservative and Libertarian from Grenada, MS. He has a B.S. in history from the University of North Alabama and an M.A. in Religion from the Memphis Theological Seminary. Paul is an active member of the United Methodist Church, and has been married for 19 years.

Filed Under: Abortion, Budget, Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Economy, Elections, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Immigration, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Paul Reese, Politics, Spending, US Congress

Senator Chris McDaniel has offered several ideas and proposals on a range of topics – including the economy. But to help Mr. Mitchell catch up, here are some of them.

Groups Scoring Cindy Hyde-Smith Show Votes More in Line With Liberals Than Conservatives.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 5th, 2018 at 1:14 am

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: Chris McDaniel, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Immigration, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, News, Political Action Groups, Politics, US Congress

A watchdog group seeking to stop illegal immigration, gave Cindy Hyde-Smith a failing grade of just 25%. By comparison, the same organization gave liberal Senator Bernie Sanders the same failing grade at 24%, as well as Mississippi Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson at 22%, making Cindy Hyde-Smith nearly aligned ideologically on immigration with Mississippi’s only Democrat in Congress and the socialist Senator from Vermont. Conservative Senator Ted Cruz scored a 96%.

The Constitution Lives! Supremes Uphold First Amendment!

By Bryan Fischer | June 4th, 2018 at 1:52 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, Feature Stories, Liberty, National, Opinion, Religion

The Constitution guarantees the right to religious exercise, but absolutely nowhere guarantees any rights whatsoever to those who practice homosexuality. You can read the Constitution from front to back, from back to front, upside down and in Sanskrit and you will find nary a mention of homosexuality. But the right to the free exercise of religious liberty is the first thing you run into in the Bill of Rights. When imaginary gay “rights” conflict with explicit constitutional rights, gay “rights” must yield.