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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.
It is a little-known fact that United States Senator Al Franken was invited to participate in the 2013 papal conclave to choose a successor to Pope Benedict XVI. (Sen. Franken was later asked why he should have been considered qualified...
We've all seen the Democrats and their lapdog "news" media smear President Trump's anti-terrorism refugee policy as "anti-Muslim." Well, Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman disagrees. After a meeting today with President Trump, Prince Salman answered a reporter's question about the...
MSNBC announced this morning the immediate launch of a new series entitled "Rachel Maddow Investigates," seeking to take advantage of the tide of public adulation following Maddow's exposé yesterday dramatically revealing that President Trump lawfully paid his taxes 12 years ago, In the...
Editor's Note:  In an effort to be fair and balanced, Committed Conservative has embedded a left-wing correspondent deep within the American Resistance to report on their courageous struggle to liberate America from the oppression of President Trump and the...
Today's liberals are jealous of liberal heroes past.  They want to be heroes too. They yearn for a cause as great as the abolition of slavery, women's suffrage, civil rights for oppressed minorities, equalizing employment and electoral opportunities for women,...
Let not your heart be troubled about the new "Obamacare Lite" GOP health care reform bill.  It's designed to get more conservative. If you know anything about Donald Trump, you know that he is all about the Art of the...
We've been hearing a lot lately about the "resistance" from the left. Leftists are masters of propaganda.  They refer to themselves as "progressives" despite the fact that their agenda is decidedly regressive. They refer to killing the unborn as "reproductive...
As a Jewish Republican, I've always been a minority within a minority. I always laughed and joked about it with my fellow Jews because it never really mattered. At our temple, we weren't there for politics.  We were there for...
If you are a serious person interested in good government, no matter what your ideology or party preference might be, you are being played. See, for example, the contrived "scandal" concocted last week by the establishment news media in conjunction with their...
WASHINGTON - In a stunning new development, it was learned today that Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak attended President Trump's speech to Congress last Tuesday night - and that he sat with the Democrats. When the news broke, every Democrat in...