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Richard Kelsey

Richard Kelsey
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Richard Kelsey is the Editor-in-Chief of Committed Conservative. He is a trial Attorney and author of the new book on higher education, "Of Serfs and Lords: Why College Tuition is Creating a Debtor Class" Rich is a former Assistant Law School Dean and Law Professor. At Mason Law Kelsey conceived of, planned, and brought to fruition Mason’s Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property, known as CPIP, drawing on his expertise as a former CEO of a technology company specializing in combating cyber-fraud. Before returning to private practice, Rich taught legal writing and analysis and an advanced litigation seminar. In 2014 he was elected by the graduating class as the faculty speaker at their graduation. He is a regular commentator on legal and political issues in print, radio and on TV. Rich has appeared on hundreds of stations as a legal expert or political commentator. He provided the legal analysis for all stages of the Bob McDonnell trial and appeal for numerous outlets including NPR and WMAL. Rich also writes on occasion for the American Spectator and CNSNews.com. In his free time, Rich is part of the baseball mafia of Northern Virginia, serving on numerous boards and as a little league and travel baseball coach. His Twitter handle is @richkelsey.
For the first time in 50 years, a US President is enforcing the illegal entry laws that protect America. The result of the prosecutions has created the separation of minor children from parents apprehended illegally after crossing our borders....
The outrage of it all. From silly little boys like John Legend to failed and vanquished dynasty decedents like Jeb Bush, the radical left and the open-borders advocates are caterwauling about the indecency of America and its treatment of...
Corey Stewart, the pugnacious Prince William County brawler who seeks and finds bad press pulled out a win in the GOP Senate primary last night, even though a clear majority of Republican voters didn’t want him. Stewart, who first...
If you can’t get a fair deal from your friends, from who would you get one? While so-called “free-traders” lambaste President Trump for pushing back on the G-6 for its one-way tariffs and protectionism, the truth is America needs...
On Memorial Day, we remember those who died for our liberty. It is a day of honor. It is a day of reverence. It is a day to remember … or memorialize … those who gave their life for...
Gun violence and school shootings are not caused by the rise of machines or inanimate objects … they are the product of our broken culture. How broken is our culture?  The elite media thinks only a fraction of gun...
Political tribalism has splintered this country so badly that the leftists who hijacked the Democratic party were forced this week to abandon their religious faith and defend middle-eastern terrorists and MS-13 murderers. That’s how bad political fanaticism has become. Political...
I watched my father, a World-War II Marine wither and die from cancer. The process kills its victim, and it can break the loved ones. That reality is particularly harsh when your loved one has been a war hero,...
Let’s pretend this is an academic assessment test. It has one question to help us assess the role of Academic Freedom in Higher education so we can decide the size and scope of tenure protection for make-believe professors. Ready? Pick...
The Supreme Court is one vote short of limiting a President’s power to protect the homeland by subjugating his Constitutional authority as Commander-in-Chief and vitiating his statutory authority over entry of foreign nationals. That’s bad, but if the Court...