Dick Yarbrough, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Editorials

Some random thoughts on some random subjects

Fourteenth Century Italian writer Dante Alighieri in his “Divine Comedy” describes Hell as a place for those who have perverted “their human intellect to fraud ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, August 12, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Open letter to Georgia’s school teachers

Dear Teachers, Let me begin my annual message to you as I am going to end it: Thank you. Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Junior E. Lee talks politics and cow ticks

Well, this is interesting. Donald Trump and Joe Biden have something in common besides being a couple of old white guys. According to a New ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, July 19, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: A real Top Gun talks about Top Gun movie & more

I may be one of the few people on the planet that has not seen “Top Gun Maverick.” As of this writing the film, starring ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, July 14, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Some random thoughts on some random subjects

I am having an identity crisis. Last week, a reader opined, “I’ve read your editorials for years and know you are a supporter of Republican ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Courtroom not the place to decide Greene’s political future

I think Marjorie Taylor Greene is a joke. An unfunny joke. She has accomplished nothing in her one term in Congress except to be denied ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, May 2, 2022 3:01 pm

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Russians share their thoughts on Ukraine invasion

Linden Longino is a retired Atlanta banker who should have Nobel Peace Prize recipient next to his name. In 1995, Longino started a program in ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, April 1, 2022 7:22 pm

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Giving readers an opportunity to weigh in on some weighty issues

Between the pandemic and Putin, it has been a stressful couple of weeks. Thankfully, my readers have come to the rescue. I don’t want to ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Saturday, March 26, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: If Georgia is a bad place to live, why is everyone moving here?

You may be interested to know that you reside in a dumper of a place called Georgia. That revelation comes courtesy of TOP Data, a ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, March 17, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: State of this column can’t be overstated

My fellow Georgians: (Yea! Clap! Clap! Clap!) I come before you today to submit to you my annual State of the Column address. It is ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, March 9, 2022 9:30 am

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