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Opinion - Times Editorials

Sohn: Another day, another school shooting

Published May. 22 2018

The weekend came and went after Friday's gruesome Texas school shooting.

Sohn: Yes, Virginia, there is climate change

Published May. 14 2018

Let's talk about what the Trump administration and most Republican leaders call the climate change "hoax."

Sohn: Will mid-terms be blue wave or party of Trump?

Published May. 13 2018

The mid-term elections prognosticators are out in fine form, and the views seem shaped by the partisan bents of the...

Sohn: Race-baiting school board members need to chill

Published May. 12 2018

We woke up Friday morning and read a news release about race, integration and busing from two school board members...

Sohn: Trump's trail of Russia links just got longer

Published May. 11 2018

"You'll have to ask Michael Cohen. Michael is my attorney. You'll have to ask Michael."

Sohn: With Iran deal dump, Trump creates crisis where there was none

Published May. 9 2018

You and my uncle, the mayor, make a 12-year contract for you to stop building a giant car bomb that...

Sohn: School safety is about SROs and so much more

Published May. 8 2018

It seems many parents, grandparents and teachers have rightly been bending the ears of our local leaders since the spate...

Sohn: Danger lurks in Trump's lies

Published May. 6 2018

We've grown numb to the fact that we have a president who feels no compulsion to speak truthfully.

Sohn: The people have spoken (at least some of them did)

Published May. 4 2018

We did it again, and the people have spoken.

Sohn: Donald Trump and the 49 questions

Published May. 2 2018

It sounds like a movie title: 49 questions.

Sohn: Your vote matters today - use it

Published May. 1 2018

Go vote.

Sohn: Scott Pruitt's magic words are 'I'm not aware'

Published Apr. 30 2018

Scott Pruitt needs to bottle the four words that kept spilling out of his mouth last week as he testified...


Sohn: Who knew praying for fairness was political?

Published Apr. 30 2018

Paul Ryan should know better than most that politics and religion don't mix.

Sohn: Stop to smell the flowers, and listen for the bees

Published Apr. 29 2018

When the buzzing stops, we're in big trouble.

Sohn: Vote Tuesday

Published Apr. 29 2018

In contested races in Tuesday's Hamilton County primary election, the Chattanooga Times editorial page recommends these candidates:

Sohn: Sanctuary cities ban is pure fear-mongering

Published Apr. 27 2018

We have to hand it to the Tennessee General Assembly: Our lawmakers really know how to make nothing out of...

Sohn: Trump should take over Fox & Friends more often

Published Apr. 27 2018

President Donald Trump clearly knows TV. He demonstrated it Thursday by calling in and taking over Fox & Friends for...

Sohn: TVA leaders need to get their heads out of the clouds

Published Apr. 25 2018

Move over, members of Donald J. Trump's swamp cabinet.

Sohn: Corker donates to Blackburn, but won't say her name

Published Apr. 25 2018

Poor Bob. Corker, that is.

Sohn: Our lax gun culture killed four in Nashville

Published Apr. 24 2018

Four people are dead and four more are recovering from injuries in the Nashville area because of our lax gun...

Sohn: Remember Earth Day - every day

Published Apr. 22 2018

It's Earth Day.

Sohn: Is school safety worth a quarter a day?

Published Apr. 18 2018

Would you spend $90 a year on your son or daughter's school safety? Your grandson's or granddaughter's school safety? The...

Sohn: Be afraid for America, very afraid

Published Apr. 17 2018

We worry for America.