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"...people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil" - John 3:19 ....... A forum by, for and about Beaufort County, NC.---Speaking Truth To Power---We seek to be Right, not balanced--- "Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right...to knowledge, as their great Creator...has given them understandings, and a desire to know, but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge; I mean, of the characters and conduct of their rulers"--John Adams, Dissertation on Canon and Fedual Law, 1765.Spacer

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The week in review

February 28, 2015 | 09:04 AM
The first 10 articles posted below on our Home Page on the weekend are ranked according to the most interest generated during the last week....more»

Obama seizes power to ban certain types of ammo. Be ready. He will not stop there.

feedback icon 4 | February 26, 2015 | 09:53 PM
Second Amendment advocates are all up in arms over Barack Obama ban on M885 .223 ammo. Many get very technical about how a M885 bullet differs from other ammo but we think they are missing the point....more»

Obama moves to take control of the Internet

It is a sad day for America
feedback icon 2 | February 26, 2015 | 08:34 PM
What many people who know the legal significance of Marbury v. Madison (that the Supreme Court has the power to rule an act of Congress unconstitutional, even though the constitution does not explicitly ...more»

Obama is trying to ban completely legitimate .223/5.56 ammo

BATFE is only considering comments received by March 16, 2015. Act now and help spread the word!
feedback icon 7 | February 22, 2015 | 12:52 PM
Obama and Eric Holder have been doing everything they can to abolish the Second Amendment before leaving office. Congress has been totally impotent in stopping them. But the NRA and other gun support ...more»

Obama to give illegal immigrants as much as $35,000 as millions of Americans wonder how they pay their taxes

feedback icon 2 | February 26, 2015 | 10:08 PM
While millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet and even more approach "Tax Season" wondering how they’re going to pay the "amount due" on their income tax returns, now we learn that the ...more»

The audacity of the media’s Obama worship

February 25, 2015 | 08:41 PM
Any reasonable, rational, objective person we think would have to conclude that Barack Obama has been a dismal failure as President—IF, and that is an essential qualifier—if we define success ...more»

12-year old becomes famous by questioning Obama's love of America

February 24, 2015 | 08:38 PM
From the Atlanta Journal Constitution we learn more about C....more»

City Council 4-1: Leave electoral system as is

feedback icon 1 | February 23, 2015 | 09:22 PM
The Washington City Council voted 4-1 at its February 23 meeting to keep the electoral system for council and mayor as is. Larry Beemon voted against the motion made by Doug Mercer, seconded by William ...more»

Dr. Thomas Sowell weighs in on the Giuliani spat of whether Obama actually loves America or not

feedback icon 1 | February 24, 2015 | 08:18 PM
As it turns out, we agree with Rudy Giuliani that there is ample evidence to question whether Barack Obama loves America. On balance we think Mr. Giuliani has a legitimate point to question Obama motives ...more»

Obama defies the Federal courts

feedback icon 1 | February 23, 2015 | 12:37 PM
Western Journalism.com reports: It's Official... Barack Obama Has Stated That He Will Defy The Court And Move Ahead With His Imperial And Unconstitutional Amnesty Decree! The Daily Caller reports: ...more»
AgentPierceSaid

I am Rudy!

February 23, 2015 | 09:54 PM
D'ya think?

ISIS Infrastructure

February 23, 2015 | 05:44 PM
D'ya think?

What have we become??

February 23, 2015 | 08:27 AM

Columns

Diogenes' Lamp

The truth you need to know about Beaufort County EMS Service – Where does the money go?

feedback icon 8 | February 05, 2015 | 07:48 PM
Editor's note: The public is not being told the truth about the Chocowinity EMS dispute with Beaufort County. In fact, some of the statements we understand Jay McRoy made at meetings in Cypress Landing ...more»
Doc's Deliberations

High school graduation

feedback icon 1 | February 05, 2015 | 03:25 PM
What do you expect from a high school education? Do you believe today’s high school graduates receive what you expect? Do you believe today’s high school graduates are prepared to vote on ...more»
Tinsel Town Talks

Jerry Mathers: From Hollywood to Health Advocate

The Beaver, all grown up
February 05, 2015 | 08:37 AM
During the 1950s, Jerry Mathers appeared in several feature films as a child actor before being cast in 1957 as Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver in the sitcom "Leave it to Beaver." These days however, ...more»
Bonus Deal

The President’s disdain for our military

February 05, 2015 | 08:11 AM
Does anyone think that the President is really concerned with Veterans or their health, notwithstanding the first lady's visit to military hospitals? He has pulled them out of a war in which they have ...more»
D'ya think?

Veto threats

feedback icon 1 | February 04, 2015 | 08:33 AM
Veto Threats It's interesting. The Prez issues one veto threat after another. All before he has even seen any bills or had the opportunity to evaluate them. He seems to be able to decide even before ...more»
D'ya think?

Truth Squad

feedback icon 1 | January 31, 2015 | 09:15 AM
The Dem "spin machine" doesn't ever seem to slow down. I rather doubt that it ever will, as long as we have folks like Charlie Schumer, Chris Van Hollen, Jr., Steny Hoyer, and Elijah Cummings in the Congress, ...more»
From The Right

Sniping at the American Sniper movie

January 30, 2015 | 07:00 PM
I recently had an opportunity to view the box office hit "American Sniper". It lived up to my every expectation. I had heard at the conclusion of the movie everyone left silently. That was the case in ...more»
Doc's Deliberations

Orange cat

January 30, 2015 | 06:55 PM
A member of my Sunday School class recently told me about a feral cat in his neighborhood. It is an interesting and instructional story. Perhaps our entire country and our elected officials can learn ...more»
Eastern Sportsman

Eastern Sportsman

September 24, 2011 | 04:03 PM
We are providing you with an RSS feed to the latest hunting, fishing and outsdoors articles from the internet....more»

Work Ready Community effort launched

February 16, 2015 | 02:29 PM
Beaufort County Community College and local economic development interests recently announced the launch of an effort to certify the county to those seeking to locate their businesses here or expand an ...more»

Duke Energy awards $248,302 to BCCC

February 04, 2015 | 08:50 AM
WASHINGTON, N.C. — Duke Energy and Beaufort County Community College today announced a $248,302 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation to upgrade the equipment used in the Welding Technology ...more»

BCCC to mark grand opening of fitness trail

January 15, 2015 | 11:28 AM
Beaufort County Community College will mark the completion of a new fitness trail and exercise stations with a grand opening scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, outside of Building 8 on the BCCC campus. The ...more»

BCCC schedules two courses for Concealed Carry Permit seekers

October 28, 2014 | 03:22 PM
The Division of Continuing Education at Beaufort County Community College will offer courses in November and December for individuals seeking to obtain a permit to carry a concealed weapon. The course ...more»

Mattimoe returns to BCCC for poetry reading

October 01, 2014 | 09:28 AM
Former Lead Instructor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Beaufort County Community College Tim Mattimoe returns to campus to read from his new book of poetry, Calligraphy on the Moon’s Face. The ...more»

Misc

Rant & Rave
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Sarah Palin at CPAC 2015

February 27, 2015 | 06:03 PM

Ted Cruz at CPAC 2015

February 27, 2015 | 06:08 PM

"If you like your internet you can keep your internet"

February 28, 2015 | 12:18 PM
"If you like your internet you can keep your internet"...more»

How many Graduates could pass this test?

February 28, 2015 | 11:42 AM
A Friend has this on his Blog. A simple test that so many people got less than half right. The results say that 80% of the (Voting) public doesn't have a clue and that's pretty scary. No tricks. Just ...more»

Lest we forget! Code name "Renegade"

February 27, 2015 | 04:59 PM
Lest we forget! Where are the political and war winds blowing now? ...more»

US Military Rated as "Weak/Marginal"

February 27, 2015 | 09:10 AM
Not since the post-Vietnam dark days of the Jimmy Carter presidency has the U.S. military appeared so woefully unprepared according to a 2015 comprehensive report just put out by the Heritage Foundation. ...more»

Burr and Tillis vote for funding Obama amnesty for illegal aliens

February 26, 2015 | 08:49 PM
Yesterday, North Carolina's US Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis (RINOs-NC) voted to send a bill to the Senate floor to fully fund Obama's amnesty by decree for illegal aliens. This is the first ...more»

What the news DOESN'T say

February 26, 2015 | 08:43 AM
I found the report on WITN interesting this morning, . Three people were found murdered ...more»

Tillis voted for it!

February 25, 2015 | 05:46 PM
The stand alone bill on homeland security without defunding amnesty was passed in the Senate today by a 98-2 margin, with Sen. Sessions and Jim Inhofe were the only ones voting no. That means that ...more»

First They Came For The Jews

February 25, 2015 | 05:04 PM

Mconnell cavess to Obama

February 25, 2015 | 02:36 PM

"The Oreo Klan" of County Commissioners

February 25, 2015 | 08:59 AM

Palin calls for Obama Impeachment

February 24, 2015 | 07:02 PM

Mitch McConnell shows his yellow belly

February 24, 2015 | 11:24 AM

Fox News Terrorist

February 20, 2015 | 10:30 AM

35 grand to law breakers

Ron white | Feb 28 | 10:04 AM
why is Obama hell bent on giving law breakers 35 grand per family? Why does he need thier votes so ...more»

osama

Ann | Feb 28 | 10:01 AM
we have soldiers in need of help and this president is giving up to 35 grand to those who don't deserve ...more»

Where are the Loafers?

Rufus | Feb 28 | 08:41 AM
When are those loafers the people elected in 2014 that promised to stop this madness? Where are the ...more»

Ammo

Rich | Feb 28 | 07:16 AM
Ban tyrant Obama not common ammo....more»

Marbury v Madison

Kenneth Medenbach | Feb 28 | 02:09 AM
"We the People," Interpret the Constitution. In my 1997 appeal from U.S. District Court in Washington ...more»

ammo

ralph e rhoad | Feb 27 | 08:37 PM
this guy and his anti American anti gun ban nuts must be stopped because if not we will have no rifle ...more»

Banning Ammo

George H. Schryer | Feb 27 | 07:56 PM
And again, "How do you eat an elephant???? ...more»

Regulated Internet

George H. Schryer | Feb 27 | 07:52 PM

Why Republicans, why?

Charles Hickman | Feb 27 | 11:20 AM

ammo ban

wade Snyder | Feb 26 | 08:35 PM

cheap fmj ammo

W | Feb 26 | 07:07 PM

ammo

robert redmond | Feb 26 | 01:30 PM

Surprised?

Frances | Feb 26 | 10:36 AM

Rudi

Ted | Feb 25 | 09:16 PM

Man up

Ted | Feb 25 | 09:11 PM

Community Bulletin Board

March 2015 DSS Board Meeting

February 18, 2015 | 01:44 PM
****PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT**** To: Board of Social Services From: Sonya A. Toman, Director Re: Department of Social Services Board Meeting The Board of Social Services regularly scheduled ...more»

GOP precinct meetings canceled

February 17, 2015 | 09:53 AM
The Beaufort County Republican Party Precinct meetings scheduled for Tuesday have been canceled as the college will be closed. Stay tuned for more information on the new date. Keith D Kidwell Chairman ...more»

Washington City Council to meet Feb. 9

February 07, 2015 | 08:18 AM
The Washington City Council will meet Monday, Feb. 9 at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall. You can review the agenda and supporting materials by clicking on the link to the right. Note that beginning on Page 67 ...more»

Beaufort County DSS Monthly Board Meeting

January 26, 2015 | 02:15 PM
****PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT**** To: Board of Social Services From: Sonya A. Toman, Director Re: Department of Social Services Board Meeting The Board of Social Services regularly scheduled ...more»

School Board meeting Monday

January 09, 2015 | 07:46 PM
Monthly Board of Education Meeting 4:00 p.m. Board of Education Conference Room 321 Smaw Road Washington, NC 27889 ...more»

My Personal Experience voting in North Carolina on November 4, 2014

THEODORE ZIOLKOWSKI | November 04, 2014 | 11:47 PM
My personal experience with voting today in Precinct 013 in Forsyth County, North Carolina. (1.) I am handicapped and had a severe problem. (2.) I voted in Precinct 013 in Forsyth County. (3.) The ...more»

Tayloes' Hospital Pharmacy

George H. Schryer | October 14, 2014 | 01:27 PM
I used to use the pharmacy at Walmart for most of my medical supplies until last Sunday. My wife had just been released from the hospital and I had to get some medicines for her to take early the next ...more»

RE: “This is Big. It could be really big for Beaufort County”

Andrew Menaquale | September 22, 2014 | 04:29 PM
Dear Editor, Anyone reading "This is Big. It could be really big for Beaufort County" should be aware of some serious problems with the report’s analysis before deciding how "big" this would actually ...more»
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