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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.
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...

GOAT*

Is Tom Brady the Greatest of All Time?  Yes.* *With a record 5 Super Bowl rings and records in just about every other metric of a great quarterback, it is almost universally acknowledged that Tom Brady is the best quarterback...
It doesn't.  It's a football game.

Trump Complied

  President Trump complied with Judge Robart's injunction on his executive order implementing extreme vetting of people from seven terrorist-ridden countries seeking entry into ours. "So what?" you say.  "Isn't that what he's supposed to do?" Of course.  But his many detractors, including most...
Rich Kelsey has put forth the notion that we are headed for a new civil war.  He's not alone in that belief.  Dennis Prager, who has probably influenced my own thinking more than anyone else, has also said the...
We all saw the spectacle yesterday of U.C. Berkeley leftists rioting in the name of "free speech" to stop a speech by a man whose views differed from their own.  This is apparently considered proper and admirable conduct at...
The Democrats have become unhinged, but it doesn't matter.  They are irrelevant and rendering themselves more so every day. We all see how insane they've become.  Whether it's blocking traffic on interstate highways, trashing buildings and burning cars, wearing vagina...
When Harry Reid and his Senate Democrats eliminated the filibuster for all presidential nominees except Supreme Court Justices, it was called the “nuclear option,” and with good reason.  Sen. Reid boldly circumvented a vote of the Senate and eliminated...