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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.
The Results As I write this piece 1 day after the election, here are where things stand: House: Democrats so far have gained a net of 29 seats with 11 races still not called. This means that in the end they...
On Saturday, Americans witnessed a literal return of the Holocaust on our own soil. A self-proclaimed Nazi walked into a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and murdered 11 Jews because they were Jewish. He shouted out, "All Jews must die!"...
Dear Adam and Dylan: As I write this, you are 11 and 7 years old - young enough to still be innocent and insulated from what we grown-ups have done to your world. I was your ages in the 1970s, a...
Mail bombs were sent today to several prominent Democrats, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and CNN. Take the "news" coverage of this story with a grain of salt and resist the temptation to jump to conclusions...
"Until this moment, Senators, I think I never really gauged your cruelty, or your recklessness . . . . It is, I regret to say, . . . true that I fear he shall always bear a scar needlessly inflicted...
There is a blue wave coming, but many Republicans are living in blissful denial. The Democrats have a massive advantage in voter enthusiasm. Huge numbers of Democrats would brave a hurricane or a zombie apocalypse to get to the polls and...
You've already read the headline, so let's get straight to it:   1. In America, an accused is innocent unless proven guilty, and the burden of proof lies with the accuser, not the accused. . 2. Neither Judge Kavanaugh nor any other American...
It is no longer necessary for any evidence to exist in order to justify a massively disruptive and often defamatory multi-million-dollar investigation of high-ranking public officials. Now all that is necessary is an allegation. The allegation need not be of any...
PHOENIX (Real Fake News) - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced today that he has appointed former Republican Senator John Kyl to the Senate seat vacated by the death of Senator John McCain last week. Republicans, who lost a traditionally safe...
I almost walked away. I was in a funk as I watched the country I so deeply love sink deeper and deeper into an abyss of cynicism and despair. I've watched the establishment "news" media engage in a relentless and never-ending...