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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.
Today President Trump became the first sitting president ever to visit the Western Wall. In doing so, he demonstrated like no president before him his understanding of and commitment to Israel and Jews across the world. The Western Wall is the...
The Democrats, their lapdog "news media," and their base of leftist activists collectively call themselves the "Resistance" to President Trump and the Republican Congress. Their use of that term is shameful and disgusting. The left have always been masters of propaganda,...
Yesterday, President Trump, giving a motivational graduation speech at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, said that “no politician in history has been treated worse or more unfairly” by the news media than him. He was irrefutably correct. Granted, Trump regularly makes provocative...
I am deeply frustrated with President Trump because I support him and want him to succeed, but the yes men surrounding him are preventing that from happening. I support Trump's efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, lower taxes, build a...
The House of Representatives today passed the revised American Health Care Act with no votes from any Democrats. Indeed, the Democrats will never cooperate with Republicans on health care reform. Here's why - and this is important: The mission of Obamacare was...
Today's top headline in the Washington Post: "Democrats confident they can block Trump’s agenda after spending-bill win" This is insane. Someone needs to tell congressional Republicans that THEY WON THE ELECTION. Last year, Republicans ran on a platform of repealing Obamacare, defunding Planned...
Mr. President, don't let the headline of this column mislead you: You are doing a great job for our country. Seriously. Your policies already are spurring the economy, dramatically reducing illegal immigration, and restoring our country's stature as the world's only super...
Six million Jews. We've heard that number so often that it's become a cliche. But today, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, we need to take a moment and think about what that number actually represents - and what it means to today's...
It's official:  Bill O'Reilly has been sacked. And that's how it had to be. Caution - You're about to enter a No-Spin Zone. Let's start by acknowledging that Bill O'Reilly has been a force of nature within the world of journalism, and...
I'm convinced that most white conservatives, including myself, don't truly understand racial minorities. This is not to say that conservatives are in any way racist (left-wing/news-media stereotypes notwithstanding). To the contrary, the vast majority of conservatives find racism abhorrent. Indeed, conservatives...