WALTERS: Is It Time For Lincoln To Go? My Answer To Otis Pickett

By Ryan Walters | May 28th, 2017 at 6:22 am

BY: Ryan Walters / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Ryan Walters is a life-long Mississippian from Jones County. He is a professor of history holding a bachelor and master’s degree in American history from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is the author of "The Last Jeffersonian: Grover Cleveland and the Path to Restoring the Republic." Find more of his writing at MississippiConservativeDaily.com

Filed Under: Civil Rights, Contributor, Feature Stories, Federal Government, History, Liberty, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Progressivism, Race, Ryan Walters, Social Justice, State Flag

By today’s standards, Abraham Lincoln, the “Great Emancipator” with a massive temple monument in Washington with Lincoln sitting atop a throne, was a racist, far removed from the image that academic historians have painted of him.

PLUNKETT: Meeting Ignorance With Ignorance Isn’t A Virtue

By Keith Plunkett | May 23rd, 2017 at 4:05 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: Contributor, Culture, David Baria, Feature Stories, History, Inspirational, Keith Plunkett, Leadership, Legislature, Liberty, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State House, Opinion, Politics, Progressivism, Race, Social Justice, State Flag, Virtue

“We should all keep studying history and working to best serve one another in the present where God has planted us. If we do that then the future will take care of itself. That is something that takes honest dialogue not the vogue in these socially and politically volatile times.” State Rep. Karl Oliver ignited […]

PLUNKETT: The Trouble With Not Knowing, Or Caring, About History

By Keith Plunkett | May 4th, 2017 at 3:45 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: Civil Rights, Contributor, Culture, Democrats, Feature Stories, History, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Progressivism, Race, State Flag

The world is full of people who pine-on about charting futures, and the importance of moving on, not living in the past, super new government programs, and the like. But history is the only certainty from which we learn. The future is a much easier place to be for those who haven’t studied the lessons of the past, and therefore aren’t prepared to make an impact on the present.

PLUNKETT: Dylan Wood Deserves Respect For Actions In Ole Miss Vandalism Case

By Keith Plunkett | April 20th, 2017 at 5:53 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, Culture, Ethics, Feature Stories, Influencing Institutions, Keith Plunkett, Law Enforcement, Leadership, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Ole Miss, Opinion, Oxford, Politics, Public Safety, Social Justice, State Flag, Virtue

“In my conversations with Dylan he has been measured in his approach to all of this, repeatedly saying he wanted to be sure he gave these young ladies and the others involved every opportunity to do the right thing. He has offered for them to join him in using this to help unify the school […]

PLUNKETT: Ole Miss Administrations Lack of Response To One Students Threats of Violence Reveals A Double Standard

By Keith Plunkett | April 3rd, 2017 at 3:00 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: Civil Rights, Contributor, Culture, Democrats, Ethics, Feature Stories, Influencing Institutions, Institutes of Higher Learning, Josh Harkins, Keith Plunkett, Liberty, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Ole Miss, Oxford, Public Safety, Race, Social Justice, State Flag

An Ole Miss student remains enrolled after complaints were registered with Chancellor Vitter’s office and the Center for Inclusion and Diversity regarding a Twitter comment she made threatening violence against white people in response Donald Trump’s election as president.

At the same time Ms. Scott was issuing threats against “any white person” on Twitter she was helping maintain a level of public pressure against the Ole Miss administration that eventually led to the withdrawal of student Jordan Samson for racially insensitive comments he made on Facebook.

ASGHARI: Ole Miss’s Newest Tradition

By Ashkan Asghari | February 16th, 2017 at 10:13 am

BY: Ashkan Asghari / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Ashkan Asghari was born in Iran and grew up in Spain. He is a Freshman marketing major at Ole Miss and contributes to Mississippi PEP from Oxford, MS.

Filed Under: Contributor, Culture, Feature Stories, History, Inspirational, Liberty, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Ole Miss, Opinion, Oxford, Principles of Freedom, State Flag

The Ole Miss fanbase and specifically students are sending a message that attacks against Southern cultural heritage will no longer go without response. And we may see the presence of the Mississippi state flag as Ole Miss’s Newest Tradtion

4 Articles That Distill The Mississippi State Flag Controversy Down To The Heart Of The Matter

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 1st, 2017 at 8:09 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: Culture, History, Keith Plunkett, Leadership, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Politics, State Flag

With the beginning of 2017 Session of the Mississippi Legislature only days away, the debate over the meaning of the state flag is sure to get more intense. We hope legislators, other elected officials, special interest groups, and citizens alike will maintain a level of respect for one another as the discussion continues. Instead of […]

Harrison Co. Board of Supervisors to Hear Arguments Monday For Removal of State Flag

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 1st, 2016 at 3:55 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: County Government, Gulf Coast, History, News, State Flag

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors will once again be asked to take the Mississippi flag down from county-owned buildings. The Mississippi Rising Coalition will have a rally Monday at the flag pole at the Gulfport courthouse, which normally flies the flag. The rally will be at 9 a.m., a half-hour before the Board of […]

SOPER: Ole Miss has become the University of Nowhere

By Andrew Soper | September 10th, 2016 at 3:09 pm

BY: Andrew Soper / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Andrew Soper is a senior business major at Ole Miss from Tupelo.

Filed Under: Contributor, History, Ole Miss, Opinion, State Flag

On a symbolically cold and rainy October morning in northern Mississippi, the beautiful and stubborn state flag was torn down from its post in the Circle. In a direct insult to the state of Mississippi, its people and tens of thousands of students and alumni, the university’s senior “leadership” chose to capitulate to the racist, […]

PLUNKETT: Judge Carlton Reeves Conclusion in State Flag Lawsuit Ruling is Either Ignorant of History or Purposefully Misleading.

By Keith Plunkett | September 10th, 2016 at 10:33 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, Culture, Ethics, Federal Government, History, Mississippi, MS State Government, Opinion, State Flag

Judge Carlton Reeves on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to have the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag declared an unconstitutional relic of slavery, according to an AP report. It’s his conclusion in the ruling that is troubling. It makes one wonder if Reeves legal library is missing several books on Mississippi from […]