Monday, January 21, 2019

Mississippi PEP

Farm Bill’s Crop Subsidy Paradox Reveals How Government Kills What It...

Subsidy payments are so baked into the system that farmers concoct business plans based entirely around maximizing their potential subsidy payments. The post Farm Bill’s...

MCPP Conducting Analysis Of Civil Asset Forfeiture Reports Since Creation Of...

There are no requirements that law enforcement agencies list the type of drug that was involved with the seizure, the circumstances of the seizure...

Book Review: Former State Supreme Court Justice Jimmy Robertson’s ‘Heroes, Rascals...

Robertson’s view of right and wrong in his chronicles is whether Mississippi’s constitution was allowed to be muscular or whether the dead hand of...

Partial Medicaid Expansion Would Increase Federal Costs

It would be better if partial Medicaid expansion were pursued as a legislative change rather than an allowable state waiver because, in legislation, Congress...

Shutdown Reveals How Many Things Government Shouldn’t Be Doing

The lesson of the shutdown: if you want a service to be unreliable, disregarding of consumer interest, overly costly, buffeted by political winds, and...

Hey, Democrats, If You’re Going To Use A Religious Test, Tell...

Senators are welcome to use their religious convictions as a guide to their vote on nominees. If they think it’s unacceptable for a federal...

Medicaid Expansion: Republican Candidates Avoid Reasoned Positions Or Straight Answers

Democrat candidates for both offices provide definitive answers on their support for expansion. Only one Republican candidate for governor, Tate Reeves, provides a clear...

Extending Green Energy Subsidies Is Six Times The Costs Of A...

Based on committee estimates, continuing solar and wind tax subsidies is nearly six times the $5.7 billion Trump is asking from Congress for a...

Few Of States 26 Electric Power Cooperatives Expected To Move Toward...

(District 39 Sen. Sally) Doty, chairwoman of the Senate Energy Committee, said only “three or four” of the state’s coops are willing to develop...

Have You Ever Been Alone With God?

Your brother’s sorrows and perplexities are an absolute confusion to you. We imagine we understand where the other person is, until God gives us...