“Range Beyond 1,000 Miles” – Leaked Images Reveal US Army Super Cannon 

February 23, 2020@9:15 PM TFP Editor 0

“Range Beyond 1,000 Miles” – Leaked Images Reveal US Army Super Cannon  We noted last Oct. the US Army was developing a “powerful cannon that can fire a projectile over a distance of more than 1,150 nautical miles,” or about the distance from New York City to Tennessee.  The Strategic Long-Range Cannon (SLRC) is a “game-changing” weapon to counter China and Russia at great distances enters the first round of live-testing in 2023.  Over the weekend, Defense Blog published a piece detailing how the Army “accidentally revealed the first [Read More]

Political Bias And Anti-Americanism On College Campuses

February 23, 2020@8:50 PM TFP Editor 0

Political Bias And Anti-Americanism On College Campuses Authored by Walter Williams, op-ed via Townhall.com, A recent Pew Research Center survey finds that only half of American adults think colleges and universities are having a positive effect on our nation. The leftward political bias, held by faculty members affiliated with the Democratic Party, at most institutions of higher education explains a lot of that disappointment. Professors Mitchell Langbert and Sean Stevens document this bias in “Partisan Registration and Contributions of Faculty in Flagship Colleges.” Langbert and [Read More]

Chinese Workers Refuse To Go Back To Work Despite Beijing’s Demands

February 23, 2020@7:55 PM TFP Editor 0

Chinese Workers Refuse To Go Back To Work Despite Beijing’s Demands When we commented earlier that the coronavirus pandemic means that the vast majority of Chinese small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have at most 2-3 months of cash left, a potentially catastrophic outcome that will not only crippled China’s economy but its $40 trillion financial system, we summarized the circular quandary in which Beijing finds itself, to wit: … unless China reboots its economy, it faces an economic shock the likes of which it has [Read More]

Pizza Hut’s Largest Franchisee Is On The Brink Of Bankruptcy

February 23, 2020@7:35 PM TFP Editor 0

Pizza Hut’s Largest Franchisee Is On The Brink Of Bankruptcy NPC International, better known as Pizza Hut’s largest franchisee, is on the brink of bankruptcy. The company is reportedly exploring restructuring options for its more than 1,200 Pizza Hut locations and 400 Wendy’s locations. The franchise secured $35 million in loans earlier this year to help bolster its liquidity, but also recently defaulted on $800 million of its $1 billion in debt, according to Restaurant Dive. NPC reportedly skipped loan payments and entered into a [Read More]

The Atlantic: Trump Is Going To Cheat

February 23, 2020@7:10 PM TFP Editor 0

The Atlantic: Trump Is Going To Cheat Authored by Jeff Charles via LibertyNation.com, It isn’t even March yet, and progressives are already making their excuses for why they may lose to Trump in 2020. In a piece written for The Atlantic, Sarada Peri – a former senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama – launched the latest in a long line of arguments explaining why their loss would be unfair. The piece, titled “Trump Is Going to Cheat,” is the usual Democratic fare. The author insists that the president is [Read More]