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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.
I awoke this morning to the sounds of cheering from ISIS terrorist Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov and his legal team. Mr. Saipov was the terrorist who murdered eight people in New York City on Tuesday. He is in police custody and...
I enthusiastically and unreservedly endorse Virginia's Republican ticket of Ed Gillespie for Governor, Jill Vogel for Lieutenant Governor, and John Adams for Attorney General. Here are two important reasons why that matters: 1. I have been very vocal about how, after...
The Republican Party that existed just two years ago no longer exists today. Two years ago, and for the previous 160 years, the Republican Party stood for values. It was the defender of the American culture, insisting on maintaining the...
Here at Committed Conservative, we have been very critical of President Trump when his words and deeds have warranted it, but we also defend him when he is unfairly attacked. . The "reports" in the establishment "news" media about Trump's conversation...
If you're like me, you have applauded President Trump as he has used his pen to sign executive orders systematically undoing almost everything that President Obama claimed as his "accomplishments." The "War on Coal?" Gone. Paris Climate Accord? We're out. Trans-Pacific Partnership?...
Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct scandal has implications far beyond just how it impacts him. The following questions about this sordid affair are important and need to be investigated. The answers to these questions could have a major impact on...
WASHINGTON (Real Fake News) - Today it was discovered that when the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2009, buried deep within it was a provision known only to the small handful of people who actually read the bill:...
NEW YORK (Real Fake News) - The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism announced today that the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting has been awarded to Cara Kelly of USA Today for her groundbreaking exposé, "Work Boots and White...
We call upon the bonds that unite us, our faith, our family, and our shared values. We call upon the bonds of citizenship, the ties of community, and the comfort of our common humanity. Our unity cannot be shattered...
Have you noticed that no one disagrees anymore? To disagree implies that you respect the other person's opinion but that you have a contrary view. Americans today no longer respect anyone else's opinion. The Internet and social media have made it possible...