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Dick Yarbrough, Author at The Post-Searchlight

Dick Yarbrough

Discussing current events with Skeeter Skates and friends

I could tell by the way the phone jumped straight up when it rang who was on the line. Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, July 24, 2020 3:51 pm

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Talking political correctness with a bottle of syrup

The scene: A grocery store aisle, one-way, 6 feet from another human being, masked and looking for any available paper products since toilet tissue seems ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:06 pm

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Some random thoughts on some unsettling times

If you are still watching television news (I rarely do these days), you will notice that the protests across the country seem to be as ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:04 pm

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The New York Times owes us an apology

In case you haven’t heard, there is a big stink permeating the offices of the New York Times. Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, June 26, 2020 3:38 pm

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Remembering Dad On His Special Day

Let us pause a moment from the endless angst and anguish over racial issues, the uncertainty of the status of COVID-19, faulty voting machines and ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, June 19, 2020 2:54 pm

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A Complex Issue With No Easy Answers

These thoughts on the current upheaval in our country come courtesy of an unusual array of sources: The late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy; Larry Savage, ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, June 12, 2020 2:17 pm

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Is there no place these days for thoughtful discourse?

My column last week on a radio commentary by the late Paul Harvey drew a lot of reader response from across the state, all of ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, June 5, 2020 2:19 pm

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Prophetic words from a late and great commentator

I have long been an admirer of the words and works of the late Paul Harvey and his radio commentaries known as the “The Rest ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, May 29, 2020 1:31 pm

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A special group helps repay a special debt

For much of my adult life, I have tried to return to my alma mater, the University of Georgia, a portion of what the institution ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, May 22, 2020 11:15 am

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Some random thoughts on some random subjects

A flag-waving salute to the United States Air Force’s Thunderbirds and the Navy’s Blue Angels who roared across Georgia’s skies in tandem last week, paying ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, May 15, 2020 2:39 pm

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