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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.
Who was that guy at the podium last night? If you read the typical daily coverage of President Trump by the establishment news media, you didn't recognize the man who appeared before Congress yesterday. The Donald Trump we see in the...
The establishment "news" media have started trumpeting a new narrative that President Trump hasn't done anything of note since being sworn in as president.  Unsurprisingly, this narrative mirrors the propaganda being spread by the Democrats. So, since the "news" media insist...
This is my son Josh.  In Iceland, he would have been killed. Josh has Down syndrome.  He was born with one extra chromosome.  As a result, he looks a little different than most of us, has a lower IQ, and...
It has become fashionable to call the holiday that we observe today “Presidents Day,” but it’s not.  Under 5 U.S.C. § 6103(a) of the Federal Code, today's holiday is George Washington’s Birthday.  It must always remain so. This is not...
The New York Times today published a front-page report that should chill every American to his core. According to the NYT, unnamed sources from within our country's intelligence agencies leaked information indicating that senior members of Donald Trump's campaign met with...
According to published reports today, in the wake of the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Democrats are demanding an investigation into all contacts between Donald Trump and his staff and the Russian government during and after last...
The left is no longer the loyal opposition.  They are now in a full-scale jihad against our country. It is important to distinguish between opposition and terrorism. Loyal Americans may rightfully oppose the policies of an incumbent administration in any...
The Ninth Circus strikes again! Last night, the far-left activist judges of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling by a lower court that temporarily struck down President Trump's order that applicants for immigration to our country from...
Granted that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is a self-important leftist blowhard.  And granted that her reading a 30-year-old letter by the wife of a civil rights icon spewing insults at a man who is now a sitting senator and...
Over the past month, the National "Education" Association and its state and local affiliates went to the mat to defeat President Trump's nominee to be Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, from being confirmed. They lost. And accordingly, our kids won. The National...