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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.
Over the past couple of months, I have spoken out forcefully against Roy Moore. I have spoken about his hostility to the Constitution and the rule of law, his pathological hatred of homosexuals and others who don't believe the...
Today President Donald Trump secured his place in history. The irony is that he did so by saying something that's been an established fact for centuries and by doing something that had already been done over twenty years ago. Today Donald...
Since before Donald Trump took office, many of his detractors, both Democrats and a fair amount of anti-Trump conservatives, have pushed for his impeachment. These detractors have been promoting a punishment in search of a crime. Their real agenda is not...
I'm a man of faith, but I wasn't always. I'm Jewish, and I always embraced my Jewish identity and heritage, but until my early 30s, I was a skeptic about the existence of God. A close friend introduced me to C.S....
Bill Clinton sure had a great run. For decades, he philandered and womanized with reckless abandon, secure in the knowledge that he was untouchable. He hit on, harassed, and even very likely raped women, knowing that he was immune from...
An open letter to Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the United States and Former Senator from Alabama Dear Mr. Sessions: Many Americans across the country have called on you to run a write-in campaign to regain your seat in the U.S....
As a rule, reasonable minds can differ on the merits of candidates for public office. But on rare occasion, a candidate emerges who is so completely repugnant that there is no rationale that can justify supporting or voting for...
Grab a camera and start taking pictures. We are watching history in the making: We are now witnessing the last days of the Republican Party as a viable national party. Yesterday's election was the canary in the coal mine showing...
Yesterday I wrote about how President Trump's tweets and other public statements about ongoing criminal investigations and prosecutions are helping terrorists and traitors like Bowe Bergdahl by giving them viable defenses based on the inability to get a fair trial. Today...
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...