The “Cultural Problem” Is With Mississippi Government, Not Her People.

By Keith Plunkett | April 16th, 2018 at 12:13 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: Business, Contributor, Culture, Economic Development, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Keith Plunkett, MDA, Mississippi, Mississippi Economic Council, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Spending

The Daily Journal, government agencies and big business groups, like the Mississippi Economic Council, rely on a false premise to excuse the failures and ignore the truth they don’t want to accept.

The Failure To Pay Close Attention

By Oswald Chambers | April 15th, 2018 at 8:38 am

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Contributor, Devotional Study, Faith, Mississippi PEP

As you cannot take a day off morally and remain moral, neither can you take a day off spiritually and remain spiritual.

Gov. Phil Bryant’s Emergency Declaration Points To Heavy-Handed Politics

By Jerel Wade | April 15th, 2018 at 2:52 am

BY: Jerel Wade /

Jerel Wade is an educator and small business owner from Jones County, MS.

Filed Under: Contributor, County Government, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Governor, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Phil Bryant, Politics, Spending

Why was it such an emergency that the bridges had to be closed immediately? Why did Sec. Chao herself make the call and not one of her underlings? Does Chao know anything about Brushy Creek, Tallahoma Creek, or Bogue Homa Lake? Why weren’t any of the states with worse bridge conditions forced into the same state of flux?

BGR Was Paid Big Bucks To Get Foreigners Access To U.S. Officials That Most Americans Will Never Have.

By Keith Plunkett | April 9th, 2018 at 2:40 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: Campaign Finance, Contributor, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Haley Barbour, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Politics, US Congress

Haley Barbour provides foreigners and foreign-owned companies a way around U.S. campaign finance law, just like it appears he found his own way around Foreign Agents Registration Act requirements.

Gov. Phil Bryant’s “Opportunistic” Meeting With Senator Mitch McConnell Undercuts His Lecture To McDaniel

By Keith Plunkett | March 16th, 2018 at 8:42 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: Campaign Finance, Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Elections, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Governor, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Phil Bryant, Political Action Groups, Politics, Remember Mississippi, Republican, Roger Wicker, TEA Party, Thad Cochran, US Congress

Whether discussions with Mitch McConnell over the seat currently held by Thad Cochran is the silliest charge Governor Phil Bryant has ever heard or not, his response to reporters that McConnell hasn’t attempted to influence the governor’s decision is definitely one of silliest things the governor has ever uttered. Because it’s flatly false.

#NeverTrump Henry Barbour Joins Roger Wicker

By Ryan Walters | March 11th, 2018 at 4:32 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: Campaign Finance, Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Elections, Ethics, Feature Stories, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Political Action Groups, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker, Ryan Walters, US Congress

FEC filings for a new Super PAC to support Roger Wicker – the Mississippi Victory Fund – Shows the address to be that of Capitol Resources, the lobbying firm of Henry Barbour in Jackson.

“It’s Time to Do Something!”

By Regis Nicoll | March 2nd, 2018 at 12:09 am

BY: Regis Nicoll / Contributor

Regis Nicoll is a retired nuclear engineer and a fellow of the Colson Center who writes commentary on faith and culture. His new book is titled Why There Is a God: And Why It Matters.

Filed Under: Contributor, Culture, Education, Feature Stories, Gun Control, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Public Safety, Second Amendment

We need to address the cause for which school shootings are the symptom: the moral condition of a society that has elevated the desires of adults over the needs of children by normalizing sex without marriage, marriage without children, genderless spouses, “no-fault” divorce, and families without dads.

Wicker, Brasell Lies On Day One

By Ryan Walters | February 28th, 2018 at 7:12 pm

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: Contributor, Elections, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Politics, Roger Wicker, Ryan Walters, US Congress

Soon after Chris McDaniel announced his candidacy for the US Senate, Roger Wicker and his campaign manager, Justin Brasell, issued statements, which were chock full of lies and half-truths.

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 / 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, 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.

Why You Are Not Entitled To Your Bitterness

By Barry Brownstein | February 25th, 2018 at 3:34 am

BY: Barry Brownstein / Professor of Economics - University of Baltimore

Barry Brownstein is professor emeritus of economics and leadership at the University of Baltimore. He is the author of The Inner-Work of Leadership.

Filed Under: Contributor, Culture, Ethics, Feature Stories, Mississippi PEP, Opinion

Accept the fact that neither you nor anyone else has gone very far in understanding the freedom philosophy and explaining it clearly. Frankly, all of us are babes in the woods. The best any of us can do is to concentrate on achieving maturity, on becoming better.