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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.
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...
The worst kept secret in Washington is that the Democrats are planning to impeach President Trump if they win control of the House this year. Nancy Pelosi is trying desperately to get Democrats to stop talking about it during the...
The Cook Political Report's current campaign ratings should be a huge wake-up call for Republicans who are deluding themselves into thinking they're currently competitive in this year's elections. . The best news for Republicans is actually disappointing compared to their expectations...
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...