John Locke Foundation: Prudent Policy / Impeccable Research - Volume DCXCVIII | Beaufort County Now | We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.

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Publisher's Note: We want our readers to understand that there is wise policy afoot here in North Carolina, and to that end, we offer these excellent videos from our associates, in prudent policy research, at the John Locke Foundation.

    We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.



Locke’s Jon Guze Touts Benefits of Intensive Community Policing


Jon Guze, senior fellow in legal studies for the John Locke Foundation, discusses his new recommendations for intensive community policing.


Carolina Journal’s Donna King Discusses Fauci’s Proposed Vaccine Mandates


Donna King, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses Dr. Anthony Fauci’s recommendation of vaccine mandates.


Carolina Journal’s Ray Nothstine Ponders N.C. Social Studies Curriculum


Ray Nothstine, Carolina Journal opinion editor, looks into basic elements of the N.C. social studies curriculum.

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