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Beaufort County NOW has a fine appreciation for the written word. While our site is a visual medium, moreover, it is the written word that propels us forward.

N.C. Court of Appeals Judge Doug McCullough (d. 2022) discusses his book “Sea of Greed” during a July 21, 2008, presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society.
N.C. Court of Appeals Judge Doug McCullough (d. 2022) discusses his book “Sea of Greed” during a July 21, 2008, presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society.
 
Here is just a short Poem written during a previous Veteran's day reflection
Here is just a short Poem written during a previous Veteran's day reflection
 
Veterans Day is a festive celebration by those who returned, married, had kids, worked and retired. We are the one who have reunions and share photos and stories.
Veterans Day is a festive celebration by those who returned, married, had kids, worked and retired. We are the one who have reunions and share photos and stories.
 
Gordon Hill Speaks with former Capitol Hill colleague Kimberly Willingham Hubbard and now Children’s Book Author
 
Eden Gordon Hill speaks with Dr. Jennifer London, Co-Author of “Ever Vigilant” Remembering Everyone Deployed; Honoring our Veterans," and Marlene Norgard
Eden Gordon Hill speaks with Dr. Jennifer London, Co-Author of “Ever Vigilant” Remembering Everyone Deployed; Honoring our Veterans," and Marlene Norgard
 
Leah Croak, President of Camp Lejeune Leadership Seminar, discusses the upcoming October three-day seminar focused on the military spouse, education, connection, and professional development.
Leah Croak, President of Camp Lejeune Leadership Seminar, discusses the upcoming October three-day seminar focused on the military spouse, education, connection, and professional development.
 
Holly K. Dunn is the Sole Survivor, book author, inspirational speaker and founder of Holly's House. She is a voice for the voiceless, an advocate for victims of violent crimes and is a nationally recognized speaker.
Holly K. Dunn is the Sole Survivor, book author, inspirational speaker and founder of Holly's House. She is a voice for the voiceless, an advocate for victims of violent crimes and is a nationally recognized speaker.
 
Eden sat down with Barbara from Harlem and her daughter Bebe Reid to discuss their book “Escaping the Racism of Low Expectations”.
Eden sat down with Barbara from Harlem and her daughter Bebe Reid to discuss their book “Escaping the Racism of Low Expectations”.
 
There are little eyes upon you
 
I am writing my most difficult book report ever at 70 years old. It is about another GI I did not know, and an enemy I never wanted to know. Yet we were all in the same place forty-eight years ago along with a bunch of others, with us trying to kill him and his comrades and him trying to kill us
I am writing my most difficult book report ever at 70 years old. It is about another GI I did not know, and an enemy I never wanted to know. Yet we were all in the same place forty-eight years ago along with a bunch of others, with us trying to kill him and his comrades and him trying to kill us
 
A heart warming story about Ann Margret and her Vietnam gentlemen.
 
Numerous documentaries examine waste management systems to turn waste into charcoal, reclaim burnt out farmland, compost 100 dead pigs, on and on.
Numerous documentaries examine waste management systems to turn waste into charcoal, reclaim burnt out farmland, compost 100 dead pigs, on and on.
 
A 1980 Series by Milton Friedman
 
The Unlikely Partnership That Built the Atom Bomb
 
It is not an odd grouping at all; One about home, one about hope and one about peace, that about covers it for me.
It is not an odd grouping at all; One about home, one about hope and one about peace, that about covers it for me.
 
I posted an article about how my dad reacted to the September 1, 2001 attack. He was 93 years old then.
I posted an article about how my dad reacted to the September 1, 2001 attack. He was 93 years old then.
 
Back before everything became overly commercial, Thanksgiving was the unofficial kick off for the Christmas Season.
 
I finally got around to a few books on my To Be Read list and one was “The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend.”
I finally got around to a few books on my To Be Read list and one was “The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend.”
 
If my laptop research is correct, each Congressman has a $940,000 budget to hire 18 full time staffers.
If my laptop research is correct, each Congressman has a $940,000 budget to hire 18 full time staffers.
 
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for 70-year-old VN Vets at an indoor range. First, no time limits and second, hit the target anywhere. Third, bathroom breaks are okay.
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for 70-year-old VN Vets at an indoor range. First, no time limits and second, hit the target anywhere. Third, bathroom breaks are okay.
 
Texas and other States allow the sale of inspected feral hog meat. Many food banks welcome donations.
Texas and other States allow the sale of inspected feral hog meat. Many food banks welcome donations.
 
Having a carbine and a handgun chambered in the same caliber is an old tradition
Having a carbine and a handgun chambered in the same caliber is an old tradition
 
Rumor has it that Georgia fox hunters imported coyotes for year-round hunts with their dogs.
Rumor has it that Georgia fox hunters imported coyotes for year-round hunts with their dogs.
 
The good news...75% of gunshot wounds are not fatal; bad news...police are not required to offer medical assistance; doctors are seldom by-standers.
The good news...75% of gunshot wounds are not fatal; bad news...police are not required to offer medical assistance; doctors are seldom by-standers.
 
The British Media apologized and rewarded the Professor with a large financial settlement.
The British Media apologized and rewarded the Professor with a large financial settlement.
 
Perhaps the best way to start an argument outside of politics is to enter a discussion on which caliber of ammunition is best for any given situation.
Perhaps the best way to start an argument outside of politics is to enter a discussion on which caliber of ammunition is best for any given situation.
 
My VN vet buddy, Hugh, allowed me to copy 30 CSA letters by his relative, young teenager Wesley. Most of the letters were mundane day to day sickness, winter camp, slow pay, asking for clothes, and the comings and goings of folks taking bodies home with KIAs and WIAs (Killed and Wounded in Action).
My VN vet buddy, Hugh, allowed me to copy 30 CSA letters by his relative, young teenager Wesley. Most of the letters were mundane day to day sickness, winter camp, slow pay, asking for clothes, and the comings and goings of folks taking bodies home with KIAs and WIAs (Killed and Wounded in Action).
 
Some people love riding roller coasters while others get sick to the stomach with just the thought of one.Some also have the same fear when it comes to life's ups and downs.
Some people love riding roller coasters while others get sick to the stomach with just the thought of one.Some also have the same fear when it comes to life's ups and downs.
 
It is my habit to write contemporaneous comments mainly for myself when someone who has influenced my life passes
It is my habit to write contemporaneous comments mainly for myself when someone who has influenced my life passes
 
Now that I have solved the problem with the Supreme court, I return to more mundane pursuits.
Now that I have solved the problem with the Supreme court, I return to more mundane pursuits.
 
The Keys are statements that favor victory (in the popular vote count) for the incumbent party. When five or fewer statements are false, the incumbent party is predicted to win the popular vote; when six or more are false, the challenging party is predicted to win the popular vote.
The Keys are statements that favor victory (in the popular vote count) for the incumbent party. When five or fewer statements are false, the incumbent party is predicted to win the popular vote; when six or more are false, the challenging party is predicted to win the popular vote.
 
If you are assaulted or called as a witness, you will need a quiet room to remember all five senses involved with no interruptions or deadlines. Your memory will not be 'Total Recall'.
If you are assaulted or called as a witness, you will need a quiet room to remember all five senses involved with no interruptions or deadlines. Your memory will not be 'Total Recall'.
 
First, this does not included local state elections like Governor. The timing is just a coincidence if they occur during the Federal Elections.
First, this does not included local state elections like Governor. The timing is just a coincidence if they occur during the Federal Elections.
 
There was a time when the newspaper appeared once a week allowing 6 days for the journalist to research the facts and readers to study the previous edition.
There was a time when the newspaper appeared once a week allowing 6 days for the journalist to research the facts and readers to study the previous edition.
 
TMc: New Possum Hunting Regulations 1935
 
Dave's book is the manual for "How To" and "How to Avoid" School Shootings. After scanning the book, page 404 mentioned the FBI manual and also one by the Secret Service. I am a Cliff Note kind of reader and maybe this will help us both.
Dave's book is the manual for "How To" and "How to Avoid" School Shootings. After scanning the book, page 404 mentioned the FBI manual and also one by the Secret Service. I am a Cliff Note kind of reader and maybe this will help us both.
 
Tribalism is the state of being organized by, or advocating for, tribes or tribal lifestyles.
Tribalism is the state of being organized by, or advocating for, tribes or tribal lifestyles.
 
The show was an ensemble piece revolving around key personnel in a United States Army Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) in the Korean War (1950-1953)
The show was an ensemble piece revolving around key personnel in a United States Army Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) in the Korean War (1950-1953)
 
Happiness is an abstract emotion and property is a concrete measurable commodity.
Happiness is an abstract emotion and property is a concrete measurable commodity.
 
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