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Ken Falkenstein

Ken Falkenstein
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Ken Falkenstein brings a wealth of experience and expertise in public affairs to Committed Conservative, having worked in all three branches of the government and at every level of government, federal, state, and local. Ken served in the U.S. Army in the last years of the Cold War as a Russian linguist for military intelligence and the NSA. After leaving the Army, he earned his degree in Secondary Education from Old Dominion University, where he also wrote a popular column in the student newspaper called Ken's Colloquium. Upon graduation, Ken worked as a Legislative Aide to two Republican members of the Virginia House of Delegates. Ken also served as Corresponding Secretary of the Young Republican Federation of Virginia, managed several successful political campaigns, and ran governmental affairs for the Tidewater Association of Realtors. In 1995, Ken moved to Washington to serve as a Legislative Assistant to Sen. John Warner (R-VA). While working for Sen. Warner, Ken attended law school at night, earning his J.D. cum laude from the George Mason University School of Law (n/k/a The Antonin Scalia Law School). Since that time, Ken has practiced as a civil litigation attorney, including serving for three years as an Associate City Attorney for the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Ken previously was a contributor to the highly-regarded political blog Bearing Drift and was a weekly co-host of The Steve Batton Radio Show. In 2016, Ken ran unsuccessfully for the Virginia Beach School Board. Ken is also a former President of the Down Syndrome Association of Hampton Roads, and he is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Congregation Beth Chaverim in Virginia Beach. Ken lives in Virginia Beach with his wife, Kim, and three sons, Adam, Dylan, and Joshua, who has Down syndrome and autism. Ken's writing and activism is motivated and informed primarily by his concern for his kids' future.
As a committed conservative and a Republican, I'm going to be blunt: President Trump is making an ass of himself, embarrassing himself and his country, and worst of all, making it almost impossible for any Republican in Congress to...
Since President Trump's inauguration five months ago, the Democrats and their lapdog "news" media have miscalculated on a scale that might be unprecedented in American political history. In order to understand their miscalculation, you have to understand that the Democrats...
Nothing is more sacrosanct amongst American principles and values than the right to free speech. When the Founding Fathers decided to add a Bill of Rights to our Constitution to guarantee our fundamental natural rights, "freedom of speech" was listed...
Who shot Steve Scalice Why an' what's the reason please? Not I, says the left-wing actor My comedic act was not a factor Yes I showed a severed head To show I had "Antifa" cred And sure I acted in a play That shows our president...
Yesterday's primary elections in Virginia had some startling results that should be seen as a wake-up call for Republicans nationwide. Here are some of the important things we now know: The November election is going to be about Donald Trump. Both parties...
Today President Trump became the first sitting president ever to visit the Western Wall. In doing so, he demonstrated like no president before him his understanding of and commitment to Israel and Jews across the world. The Western Wall is the...
The Democrats, their lapdog "news media," and their base of leftist activists collectively call themselves the "Resistance" to President Trump and the Republican Congress. Their use of that term is shameful and disgusting. The left have always been masters of propaganda,...
Yesterday, President Trump, giving a motivational graduation speech at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, said that “no politician in history has been treated worse or more unfairly” by the news media than him. He was irrefutably correct. Granted, Trump regularly makes provocative...
I am deeply frustrated with President Trump because I support him and want him to succeed, but the yes men surrounding him are preventing that from happening. I support Trump's efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, lower taxes, build a...
The House of Representatives today passed the revised American Health Care Act with no votes from any Democrats. Indeed, the Democrats will never cooperate with Republicans on health care reform. Here's why - and this is important: The mission of Obamacare was...