BPF researches and shares educational information encouraging Mississippi’s Economic Freedom while discouraging Crony Capitalism to increase Mississippi’s Economic Growth. BPF focuses on Education, Energy, Environment, Health Care, Federal Government & Agencies, Mississippi State Government & Agencies and Regulatory Abuses & Reforms.
Dr. Y. Jun Xu, world-renowned hydrologist of Louisiana State University, explains how South Louisiana is on the verge of one of the worlds most detrimental natural disasters in history.Read More →
Aspiring entrepreneurs will think twice about starting a new venture if their hard work and startup capital can be squashed at the whim of regulatory bodies staffed by real or potential competitors. If Mississippi is to grow its economy, the anti-competitive nature of its regulatory state has to be rolled back or in some cases eliminated all together. Doing so is a great way to enable and encourage the creative among us to create and pursue opportunities that will expand Mississippi's economy in beneficial and often unexpected ways.Read More →
This version of Stein’s Law could be about lots of long running Ponzi schemes. But this is about Mississippi Power’s Kemper County Lignite Plant’s big brothers — two nuclear power plants (Vogtle) under construction in Georgia and their Southern Company daddy. And about regulatory systems that prop up an archaic business model that puts interests of utilities and their shareholders ahead of customers.Read More →
Every two years, the actuaries for Mississippi’s defined benefit pension system release a report that examines the economic and demographic outlooks that underpin the financial planning. The newest one was released last month and the actuaries make some interesting recommendations for the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS).Read More →