Bob Young


Column: Grade-fixing scandal underscores shortcomings of Augusta schools

Almost 31,000 children are back in the classrooms run by Richmond County’s public school district for another academic year.... Read more

Young: Fitting tribute: Augusta would be ideal site for state veterans...

“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on
them as your own beloved sons, and
... Read more

Column: Issues that drew me into state House election already are being...

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

– Ayn Rand... Read more

Column: Facing the giants: Dangerous Goliaths lurk in government's...

The Bible’s Book of Samuel tells the familiar story of David and Goliath, the lowly servant who slays the giant warrior. David’s skill with his... Read more

Column: Despite modern controversies, United States still manages to...

“Give the people of our country a zeal for justice and the strength of forbearance, that we may use our liberty in accordance with your... Read more

Column: Children in poverty need a rescue line to pull toward a...

For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.... Read more

Bob Young: The 'M' word: Why aren't more politicians...

This has been an extremely long political year, and we’re far from hearing the end of it with potential runoffs stalking the voters into January.... Read more