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Ken Falkenstein

Ken Falkenstein
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Ken Falkenstein is the Managing Editor of Committed Conservative and brings a wealth of experience and expertise in public affairs to the job. 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. 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 managed governmental affairs operations for a local Realtor association. In 1995, Ken moved to Washington, DC 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. with honors 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 Program. 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. Ken now lives outside of Denver, Colorado with his wife, Kim, and three sons, Adam, Dylan, and Joshua, who has Down syndrome. Ken's writing is motivated and informed primarily by his concern for his kids' future.
So, "Aunt" Maxine, you want to pick a fight? Bring it. But you might want to stop and think about who you're planning to attack - who you and your leftist followers are - and who we are. You are a woman who for...
The Supreme Court's decision this week in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission prompted many social Conservatives to celebrate a huge victory for religious freedom and prompted gay rights advocates to lament an outrageous defeat. Both sides were wrong and...
Calling America's party of the left the "Democratic" Party makes sense in the same way that we call bald men "Curly." The truth is that the "Democratic" Party is openly hostile to our representative democracy (i.e. republic), and they regularly...
Over the past week or so, the whole world has been abuzz over the possibility of Donald Trump ("of all people") being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In fact, a number of American congressmen have already nominated him for...
The left is waging an all-out war on America right under the noses of conservatives, and we don't even see it. See, conservatives have this naive idea that our country is supposed to be governed through elected representatives as set...
"At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a...
A rare consensus has formed between left-wing Democrats like Sen. Tim Kaine (VA) and libertarian Republicans like Sen. Rand Paul (KY) and Rep. Justin Amash (MI) that, under our Constitution, military deployments like President Trump's recent missile strike on...
David Hogg is a whiny baby. Yes, he was in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the recent shooting, and like all people of conscience, my heart goes out to him and his fellow students and their families for having...
The $1.3 trillion spending bill passed this week by a Congress with Republican majorities in both houses and signed into law by a Republican president proved that it is the Democrats who are actually in control. I was a Republican...
BERKELEY, Ca. (Real Fake News) A new study from the University of California Berkeley revealed that a strong majority of American liberals are tolerant of people who agree with them. "Tolerance has always been a central principle of liberalism, and today's...