Brandon Weichert, 19FortyFive

Brandon Weichert


Attleboro, MA, United States

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Past articles by Brandon:

The Collapse of Kamala Harris Is Nearly Complete

Kamala Harris was never Joe Biden’s preference. She now brings very little to the table. Biden is likely looking beyond her now. → Read More

Assassinating Elon Musk?

“If I die under suspicious circumstances, it’s been nice knowin ya,” read Elon Musk’s cryptic tweet from earlier last week. Musk, the world’s wealthiest man—a real-life Tony Stark who builds… → Read More

Biden Came to Make a Mess and Eat Ice Cream

When Joe Biden ran for president, we were told he was the embodiment of competence and intelligence. Biden, his backers insisted, would solve our problems in a genial, grandfatherly way. → Read More

Trump Kept America Safe from North Korea and Biden Isn’t

After four years of silence, North Korea is testing ballistic missiles again. Those of you who were critical of former President Donald J. → Read More

America’s ‘Maginot Line’ in space

After the horrific events of World War I, France was convinced that the German menace was not gone forever. To better protect their country from another... → Read More

Biden Is Making Russia Great Again

Under former President Donald J. Trump, for the first time in decades, the United States became a net exporter of natural gas and oil. That helped to keep global energy prices relatively low. → Read More

U.S. Intelligence Has Failed

When President Harry S. Truman authorized the creation of the Central Intelligence Agency, he did so because he wanted to prevent another Pearl Harbor from… → Read More

Run, Kanye, Run!

anye West over the weekend tweeted his intention to run for president in 2020. This with just under four months left before polling stations open (and early voting set to open in some states, such as Illinois, 40 days before the November election). His wife, Kim Kardashian, has confirmed that Kanye is, in fact, running … → Read More

The Next World War is Coming—And So is the Draft

Since the 1970s, the United States has had an All-Volunteer Force (AVF). From the beginning of the United States until the end of the Vietnam War, the country had always conscripted eligible male... → Read More

Iran Will Strike Again

Watching the events of last weekend’s bizarre Iranian attack on Saudi installations, I predicted that the global price of oil would spike but that the increase would be manageable. Thankfully, these assertions have proven true. Iran has had decades to seek... → Read More

Trump's Twitter Might Cost Him His Chance At Reelection

The President's twitter handle has long been a calling card of his political persona. Could it be his downfall as well? → Read More

Iran Keeps Asking for It

This weekend, the Houthi rebels in Yemen engaged in their favorite pastime of attacking Saudi Arabian oil and natural gas infrastructure. For the record, the Houthis are stooges of the Iranian regime and, like the Iranians, hate their Sunni Arab neighbors in... → Read More

American Tech Firms Surrender to China

The U.S.-based microchip manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) managed to become a highly lucrative chip manufacturer in just three years. Previously, the firm was in a financial freefall and many feared its eventual demise. Yet, as the Wall Street Journal... → Read More

Trump Is Playing Chicken With the Mullahs

The little Cold War between Iran and the United States intensifies. In recent weeks, Iran supposedly hacked and crashed a European rocket that was launching a spy satellite aimed at it. The United States shot down an Iranian drone in response; the... → Read More

The Anglo-American ‘Special Relationship’ Isn’t That Special

In 2015, the “conservative” Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, secreted over to Beijing and giddily made the United Kingdom a charter member of China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The following year, Britain was a key member of... → Read More

Trump Is Winning the Little Cold War With Iran

Since the rise of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979, Iran has been in a state of ideological, religious cold war against the United States and its allies. Desiring to become the dominant force in the Mideast, Iran has... → Read More

We Won’t Get Fooled Again, Senator Warren!

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is right: the country needs economic patriotism. But, that’s not what Warren is offering in her campaign to become the 46th president. In a recent speech for her ailing campaign, the Democratic senator who is fond of... → Read More

Iran: More Failures From U.S. Intelligence

“In this land, the man who gives victory in battle is prized beyond every other man,” or so says Prince Feisal as portrayed by Sir Alec Guinness in the epic 1962 biopic, Lawrence of Arabia. Okay, so Feisal’s quote is... → Read More

So, You Want to Invade Iran?

Recently, the Trump Administration announced that it was deploying both an American aircraft carrier as well as B-52 bombers to the Middle East as a show of force against the Iranians. According to National Security Adviser John Bolton, intelligence provided... → Read More

In Venezuela, America Is Losing the Global Shadow War

Venezuela has become the next major front in the ongoing shadow war between the loosely aligned axis of autocracies and the U.S.-led coalition of democracies. From Ukraine to the South China Sea to Syria, the two blocs now vie for... → Read More