Dick Yarbrough, Author at The Post-Searchlight

Dick Yarbrough

Talking politics with the Ryo Morning Coffee Club

You can tell from the way the telephone rings who is on the other end of line. It is Skeeter Skates. When Skeeter calls, the ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 9:18 am

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Paying tribute to Betty Foy Sanders and a life well-lived

She was Georgia’s Grand Dame. Our state’s First Lady. A prolific artist. A philanthropist and my muse. She was Betty Foy Sanders, who died on ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, June 13, 2022 9:08 am

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Some Random Thoughts on Some Random Subjects

February is Black History Month. I wonder if there will be any recognition of the accomplishments of Condoleezza Rice, the first Black female secretary of ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, February 14, 2022 9:37 am

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On and off the field, the University of Georgia is a winner

As exciting and satisfying as it has been, there is more to the University of Georgia than a College Football National Championship. Way more. I ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, February 7, 2022 9:47 am

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Former congressman says Trump should support, not attack other Republicans

I can think of no stronger and more reputable conservative voice than that of former U.S. Cong. Bob Barr, who represented Georgia’s 7th congressional district ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, January 31, 2022 10:23 am

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Georgia’s pandemic test scores a no-brainer

I received an email from a group called Cherry Digital in Portland, Oregon, or what remains of the town after being firebombed to near obliteration ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, January 24, 2022 9:49 am

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A tribute to a good friend and a great statesman

This is a column I wish I didn’t have to write. It is about my friend, Johnny Isakson. You have seen, read and heard a ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 10:13 am

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Could Republican internal warfare help Stacey Abrams become governor?

Donald Trump is on record as having stated that having Democrat Stacey Abrams as governor of the Peach State would be better than our current ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, December 13, 2021 9:57 am

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God’s involvement in wife’s portrait no coincidence

This week, I am going to forego any discussion of politics and share a personal experience with you. It involves art, Ray Charles, the Righteous ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, November 15, 2021 10:09 am

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Labor commissioner’s good deed hard to swallow

It is said that no good deed goes unpunished. If you don’t believe that, ask Mark Butler, commissioner of the beleaguered Georgia Department of Labor. ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, October 25, 2021 9:15 am

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