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‘Raging Bull’ Boxer Jake LaMotta Dead at 95

Jake LaMotta, the legendary former world middleweight boxing champion whose wild life and times inspired the Oscar-winning movie “Raging Bull,” has died at age 95, his family announced Wednesday. LaMotta, an iconic figure from boxing’s 1950s golden age best known for a brutal six-fight rivalry with Sugar Ray Robinson, passed…

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Commentary: A Brief History of the Road Runner vs. Wile E. Coyote

One of the former joys of the movie-going experience that today’s kids are totally unfamiliar with was the appearance of one or more animated cartoons that precede the feature film. Two classic Warner Brothers cartoon characters that captured youthful imaginations better than any others, were Wile E. Coyote and the…

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Commentary: President Trump Is Just the Guy to Rein in the United Nations

President Donald Trump took the United Nations to task in recent remarks at the global body’s New York headquarters, telling those attending a special forum on “management, security and development” that the entity was in dire need of reform. It’s about time America snipped the U.N.’s wings. Among Trump’s scolding…

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Union-Backed Antoinette Lee Wins Nashville Metro Council Runoff Election

Antoinette Lee defeated Tim Herndon in a runoff election Tuesday to fill a vacated seat on Nashville’s Metro Council. Lee won 655 votes (55 percent) to Herndon’s 540 (45 percent), according to unofficial results released by the Election Commission Tuesday evening. The seat is in District 33, which covers part of Antioch….

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Trump Overturns Obama, Makes It Much Easier For CIA To Kill Terrorists

The Trump administration loosened Obama-era restrictions on CIA drone strike approval, accelerating the air war on the Islamic State and Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, NBCNews reports. The drone strikes predominantly took place in Syria and Yemen where multiple violent terrorist organizations operate. The Trump administration is also in the…

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