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Opinion - Times Editorials

Sohn: This nasty man won't respect our votes

Published Oct. 21 2016

It would have been funny — were it not so sad — in the morning-after debate boohoos, to tally all...

Pam's Points: One more debate, an unrigged election and healing

Published Oct. 19 2016

Tonight will be the final debate between GOP nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Sohn: Where was 'liberal' media when Trump won the primary?

Published Oct. 18 2016

Naturally, Donald Trump — who cannot take responsibility for anything that isn't a huuuge win for him — is blaming...

Pam's Points: Ask Ryan and Trump, 'Who's your devil?'

Published Oct. 17 2016

Paul Ryan's lost cause

Sohn: Vote Hillary Clinton for president

Published Oct. 16 2016

The best reason to vote for Hillary Clinton is not the myriad weaknesses of her opponent.

Sohn: Joe Smith, independent, is best pick for commission

Published Oct. 14 2016

We endorse independent Joe Smith — the long-time Y-Cap youth leader — for the County Commission District 3 seat.

Sohn: Shekari can do what Fleischmann could not

Published Oct. 13 2016

In an election season when voters are tired of Washington and tired especially of Congress, we have a gift on...

Sohn: The Times endorses Wilkinson for Senate, Hazlewood and Gravitt for House

Published Oct. 12 2016

This November, Chattanooga area residents have three Tennessee General Assembly seats on the ballot — all filled currently by Republicans.

Sohn: Clinton wins debate -- either way you view it [video]

Published Oct. 11 2016

It seems pretty clear that the Republican Party is in deep trouble.

Sohn: The vulgar collusion of Trump and the GOP

Published Oct. 10 2016

No doubt Donald Trump started out Friday miffed that some guy named Matthew was getting all the headlines.

Sohn: Be sure you're registered to vote

Published Oct. 9 2016

Tuesday is the deadline in Tennessee and Georgia for registering to vote if you want to cast a ballot in...

Sohn: Hurricane forecasters protect lives -- and taxpayers

Published Oct. 8 2016

As we watch Hurricane Matthew's relentless march up the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina this morning, a handful of...

Sohn: Cheers to an 'over-caffeinated' Tim Kaine

Published Oct. 6 2016

No matter what the spinmasters say, Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick Sen. Tim Kaine plucked a win out of Tuesday...

Sohn: May Bill Casteel's spirit live in us all

Published Oct. 5 2016

They don't make newspapermen (or women) like Bill Casteel anymore.

Sohn: We need 'I paid more taxes than Donald Trump' T-shirts

Published Oct. 5 2016

Politico on Monday brought the Trump taxes story home to Tennessee.

Sohn: Trump has used America as his mark

Published Oct. 4 2016

The questions about Donald Trump's taxes are too numerous to count.

Pam's Points: It's a strange, strange election year

Published Oct. 3 2016

Though there has been plenty of conversation this presidential campaign season about people sitting out the election because voters don't...

Sohn: Republicans are still trying to murder Obamacare

Published Oct. 2 2016

The partisan forge to sabotage the Affordable Care Act has been endless. Apparently, it also has been tragically successful.

Sohn: Why are we talking about fat women?

Published Oct. 1 2016

No doubt, most Americans are wondering why the presidential nominee of the Grand Old Party is talking about fat women...

Sohn: Congress twists like a pretzel on terrorism

Published Sep. 30 2016

Congress did something. But it wasn't about governing. It was about displaying total, complete spite for our president and about...

Sohn: What the presidential debate shows us [video]

Published Sep. 28 2016

Even Donald Trump knew he lost the all-important first 2016 one-on-one presidential debate with Hillary Clinton.

Sohn: Seize the day with Chattanooga 2.0

Published Sep. 27 2016

Hamilton County and Chattanooga are on a calamitous course headed to a land called Disconnect.

Pam's Points: Debate night ghosts and Trump's self-funding campaign

Published Sep. 26 2016

Tonight's the night.