WALTERS: Roger Wicker’s Disingenuous Support For Trump Agenda.

By Ryan Walters | October 11th, 2017 at 5:47 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, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker, Ryan Walters, Spending, US Congress

We can look at just one vote to see what the “Real Roger Wicker” thinks about cutting spending and entitlements, as opposed to the “Campaign Roger Wicker” we see today.

Why Dishonor is Behind the Failure to Repeal Obamacare

By John Horvat | October 9th, 2017 at 6:43 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, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Insurance, Mississippi PEP, National, Obamacare, Opinion, Politics, Republican, US Congress

If conservatives want to win, they must never surrender their principles. Rather, it is all the more urgent that they hold on to them, unite, and proudly affirm themselves in the debate and the public square. The failure of the Graham-Cassidy attempt to repeal Obamacare is symptomatic of a deeply unhealthy political system. The Obamacare […]

WALTERS: Wicker’s Campaign Manager Should Have Checked His Facts Before Casting Stones At McDaniel.

By Ryan Walters | September 29th, 2017 at 6:48 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, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker, Ryan Walters, US Congress

Wicker’s Campaign Manager should have checked with his own campaign because the truth is far different than what he’s spinning.

Senator Chris McDaniel: Roy Moore’s Victory Is A Rejection Of Washington Establishment

By Chris McDaniel | September 26th, 2017 at 8:41 pm

BY: Chris McDaniel / Senator

Three-term Senator, Former U.S. federal law clerk, attorney, conservative commentator and MS counsel against Obamacare. Awarded the 2016 American Conservative Union’s Award for Conservative Excellence.

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Elections, Endorsement, Feature Stories, Leadership, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Politics, Republican, US Congress

Roy Moore’s victory tonight was not just a win for the people of Alabama but a win for conservative values and for people who hold those values. Tonight, we’ve turned a page and made a new start. By voting for a true conservative, the people rejected the Washington establishment who think they know what’s best […]

Sen. Wicker Is Right-On-Cue, But Way-Off-Base.

By Keith Plunkett | August 27th, 2017 at 6:06 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, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, History, Keith Plunkett, Leadership, Mississippi, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker, State Flag, US Congress

Wicker’s political handlers have outmaneuvered their own candidate, and again show how desperate these guys are to land their candidate somewhere–anywhere–where voters might already be.

Poll: Even Black Voters Not Buying Wicker ‘s Unity Before History Message

By Keith Plunkett | August 17th, 2017 at 7:45 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, Democrats, Feature Stories, Federal Government, History, Keith Plunkett, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker, State Flag, US Congress

If you are against putting the state flag in a museum Senator Roger Wicker has a word for you, unity. If you’re against taking down the flag then you’re against unity.

PENDER: Passing Legislation Shouldn’t Be Efficient

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 23rd, 2017 at 9:18 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, Commentary, Ethics, Leadership, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Public Service, Republican, Spending

I’m all for government running more efficiently in most cases. But not legislation. I suggest it should be relatively difficult to pass laws and spend tax dollars, and the more people with a hand in the process, the better.

COST: Republicans Lack Conviction To Reform Entitlements

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 21st, 2017 at 5:20 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: Commentary, Democrats, Entitlements, Federal Government, health, Insurance, Medical Care, National, Opinion, Politics, Republican, US Congress

What is needed is a GOP that is as committed to reforming entitlements as the Democrats are to expanding them. Democrats knew, in 2009-2010, that Obamacare was politically unpopular and might undermine their personal political aspirations. But many of them voted for it, anyway. Why? Because expanding federal benefits is embedded in the DNA of their party and is a central element of the modern progressive’s self-conception. Republicans have no such core conviction, and it shows.”

PLUNKETT: Does Anyone Remember The Goal Of Healthcare Reform?

By Keith Plunkett | July 18th, 2017 at 6:13 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, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, health, Insurance, Keith Plunkett, Liberty, Medicaid, Medical Care, Mississippi PEP, National, Obamacare, Opinion, Politics, Republican, US Congress

The only real option to correcting this mess is getting government out of it. That’s obviously not going to happen with the current crop of geniuses scurrying around under the Capitol Dome in DC. Removing government from the equation isn’t really a high priority for lawmakers in Mississippi either, no matter what they tell you. This includes the spineless Republicans who are more adept at spouting talking points on the campaign trail than they are finding ways to put those points into action that accomplishes the goal.

WALTERS: #WickerWatch: Roger Flunks On Trumpcare

By Ryan Walters | June 27th, 2017 at 5:47 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, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Insurance, Mississippi PEP, Obamacare, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker, Ryan Walters, Taxes, US Congress

Roger Wicker’s support of this terrible bill is yet another betrayal of Republican promises and conservative principles.