After watching the horrific events unfold last week at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida — and seeing that it was a former student, a young man named Nikolas Cruz, who perpetrated the massacre — can anyone honestly argue that Western civilization is not in decline? Nikolas Cruz, age 19, was a […]
Brandon J. Weichert
Brandon J. Weichert is a contributing editor at American Greatness and the founder of The Weichert Report: A World News Website. He is also a fellow at the Eurasian Research and Analysis Institute. Brandon is currently working on his doctorate in Statecraft and National Security at the Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C.
With the recent budget vote, Washington has decided to spend an additional $300 billion over the next two years, on top of the $1 trillion that we’ve just tacked on to the national debt with the recent tax cuts. Congress also decided to put off dealing with the budget again until March 2019. Thanks to […]
In the 1660s, the French colonies in present-day Canada were struggling to thrive, despite King Louis XIV having sent thousands of colonists to populate New France — at the crown’s expense. Of course, it probably didn’t help matters that the crown sent most of the French colonists to live in New France as indentured servants […]
As I argued in October of last year, American GDP growth for 2017 would not exceed 2.6 percent. Today, those numbers have been confirmed. Now, the American Left is jumping on the bandwagon, claiming that the economy is doing no better than it was under the sainted Barack Obama’s leadership. This is simply not so. […]
Culturally speaking, America is a wreck. Today, the United States has lost its unquestioned dominance over the world. America remains the first power among equals, but America’s once-considerable lead is essentially gone. The beginning of the end of American dominance occurred during our cultural revolution in the 1960s. Thanks to the Left’s “long-march through the […]