Charter schools are public schools that receive government funding but enjoy more independence from state and district regulations. Charter schools have been an important part of Louisiana education for a while, and a recent study found that Louisiana charter school students make more academic progress than their public school counterparts. Charter schools are the new […]
Many children across Mississippi are shifting to “back-to-school” mode this week. Unfortunately, many children are going back to school and failing to get the solid education which will help them succeed in life. In order to remedy this problem, many parents and politicians often lobby for more “school choice.” Many children across Mississippi are shifting […]
What is profit? Is it wrong to profit? Before answering that question, maybe we should start with a more mundane question: What do profits do? What is profit? Is it wrong to profit? Before answering that question, maybe we should start with a more mundane question: What do profits do? Or, how does the system […]
To Civil War buffs the irony is clear – on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi Power (MP) is a company under heavy siege.
Mississippi entrepreneur Keith Jasper of VSporto talks about developing his 24-hour, team-specific internet radio stations and a business plan. State and Ole Miss fans can check out “Bulldog Sports Radio” and “Rebel Sports Radio” at vsporto.com.
The United States is exceptional in that it is the only country founded upon an idea. This idea is that government exists for the individual liberties of man and must be limited to protecting those liberties. July brings picnics, fireworks, and a reminder that our nation and the states which form it are great. Many […]
Gulf Coast residents weigh in on electric bill increases that will fund Mississippi Power’s Kemper County clean coal plant. Gulf Coast residents weigh in on electric bill increases that will fund Mississippi Power’s Kemper County clean coal plant. Upcoming electricity bill increases due to Mississippi Power Company’s $4-billion clean coal plant under construction in Kemper […]
Are business and entrepreneurship fundamentally a positive force in society? Throughout history, business has played a crucial part in the growth and advancement of civilization. However, some people — particularly those who see more crony capitalism than capitalism — have mixed feelings about it. From the Judeo-Christian tradition’s perspective, business and enterprise can be positive human endeavors […]
New federal audit says federal funds were used for land buys and projects that benefited family, friends and associates of former Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Director Bill Walker. Since October 2012, the Sun Herald has reviewed thousands of public records, faithfully reporting about cronyism and abuse at Mississippi’s Department of Marine Resources as revealed […]
While the Fairness Police (aka Mississippi Public Service Commissioners) ponder what to do, they should not make any prudence determination until they see the Kemper plant operate routinely and know the cost of its electricity.