Trump Administration Took 176 Deregulatory Actions In 2018 Saving $23 Billion

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 20th, 2018 at 7:44 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: Budget, Economy, Federal Government, Leadership, National, News, Republican, Spending

The Trump administration on Wednesday reported $23 billion in savings from 176 deregulatory actions in fiscal year 2018. Even more consequential, the administration has issued 65 percent fewer “significant” rules—those with costs that exceed $100 million a year—than the Obama administration, and 51 percent fewer than the Bush administration, after 22 months in office.

State Government Fiscal Health Correlates Strongly With Legislative Term Limits

By Paul Jacob | October 17th, 2018 at 12:36 am

BY: Paul Jacob / President/Liberty Initiative Fund

Paul Jacob is president of the Liberty Initiative Fund, a national organization helping citizens place issues on the ballot to protect individual liberty and hold government accountable.

Filed Under: Commentary, Contributor, Leadership, Legislature

Four of the top five fiscally healthy states on the Mercatus Center listings are term limit states.

How many of Mercatus’ bottom five states maintain term limits?

Zero.

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

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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.

[VIDEO] Mississippi National Guard’s 155th Receives Commendation

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 10th, 2018 at 1:42 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: Leadership, Mississippi, News, Principles of Freedom, Public Service

Soldiers in the Mississippi National Guard’s 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team are receiving a big commendation for a deployment dating back more than 13 years. (Video Below Courtesy of DoD) This weekend in Fort Bliss, TX, the 155th was presented with the Navy Unit Commendation at a ceremony. The award was given as a result […]

When They Fell They Were Not Alone

By Keith Plunkett | May 28th, 2018 at 7:55 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: Contributor, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Inspirational, Justice, Keith Plunkett, Leadership, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, National, Principles of Freedom, Public Safety, Public Service, Virtue

When they went they were surrounded by the finest men and women on this earth — their buddies — who desperately tried to save their lives while holding their hands and comforted them, prayed with them, listened to all the little stories about their families and their homes…until they were gone. They were not alone and when the spirit left them and God in his infinite wisdom took them to his bosom, their military family lovingly wrapped them in whatever passed for a shroud and sent them home.

[VIDEO] Teaching Kindergarteners Character: A Firm Handshake

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 28th, 2018 at 1:22 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, Education, Ethics, Feature Stories, Inspirational, Leadership, National, News, Virtue

There are times when teachers may wonder, am I making a difference? The emphatic truth is yes, and the proof is in the morning routine of a kindergarten class in the Keene Independent School District in North Texas. Click Video To Watch Below:    Teaching the importance of a firm handshake. Video of the morning […]

Graduating Seniors: Graduate To A Higher Calling

By John Horvat | May 26th, 2018 at 10:31 am

BY: John Horvat / Contributor

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

Filed Under: Contributor, Culture, Education, Faith, Feature Stories, Leadership, Mississippi PEP, Opinion

This is one of the greater challenges of today’s graduates. Many are not graduating. They receive their diplomas with great pomp and ceremony but do not make that passage to the next stage of life. They stay frozen in immaturity, unwilling to make the decisions that require effort and grit. They must assume new responsibilities.

McDaniel Makes It Clear Why He Would Choose To Run Again For US Senate

By Keith Plunkett | February 28th, 2018 at 4:35 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: Chris McDaniel, Contributor, County Government, Culture, Elections, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Keith Plunkett, Leadership, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Politics, Public Service, Remember Mississippi, Republican, Roger Wicker, US Congress

This country needs a good debate on the philosophical issues that divide us. Some will agree, some will disagree, but at least they’ll hear something, for a change, besides insults and name calling.

State Legislative Budget Negotiations Nearing, Bills Pass Both House and Senate

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 14th, 2018 at 2:05 am

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

Filed Under: Budget, Leadership, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, News

Leaders from the House and Senate typically work out final versions of legislative budget bills at the end of a three-month session. The deadline is in late March.