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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.
“You don't know until you test it, but I really believe I’d run in there even if I didn't have a weapon. I think most of the people in this room would have done that too because I know most...
EARTH (Real Fake News) - As we enjoy the blessings of the utopia in which we are now privileged to live, it behooves us to reflect on how we achieved it. It started with American Schools. Thanks to the forward thinking...
A short quiz: Which these things have the Democrats prohibited from being like the others? 1. Judges and lawyers in courthouses 2. Businessmen at banks 3. Travelers in airports 4. Members of Congress in their offices or in the Capitol 5. Children in public...
For decades, the Democrats have held themselves out as the political home of American Jews while accusing Republicans of harboring bigotry. Both recent events and history expose these assertions as lies. Yesterday, Freddy Burgos, a member of the Virginia Republican State...
In today's America, we have two major parties defining "patriotism" in two almost polar opposite ways - and they're both wrong. To the Democrats, patriotism is about loyalty and devotion to the government and to their party. To them, patriotism...
This weekend marked the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump assuming the presidency. On Inauguration Day a year ago, it was far from certain that Trump would govern as a conservative. We created Committed Conservative as a means of maintaining the integrity...
It's time to face the truth: At the national level, there are no more true news media. They are all partisans. Until the Republicans recognize and adapt to this fact, they will continue to get steamrolled. First, let's define our terms: I consider...
President Trump this week stated that his administration will "take a very very strong look at our country's libel laws." The reaction of the establishment "news" media was predictable, with CNN leading the way by hysterically proclaiming as supposedly objective...
WASHINGTON (Real Fake News) - As expected, President Donald Trump today announced that he is formally recognizing Paris as the capital of France and will be locating the American embassy there. The international community responded almost unanimously, condemning Trump's announcement...
I don't want to seem ungrateful. Donald Trump is the most pro-Israel president in history. And he's done more to stand up for our country on the world stage than any other president in modern history. While I have been critical...