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Bonnie Kristian

Bonnie Kristian is a columnist at Rare, weekend editor at The Week, and a fellow at Defense Priorities. You can find more of her work at www.bonniekristian.com or follow her on Twitter @bonniekristian


Any law that has police forcing a woman to undress in public is not a good law Police state Any law that has police forcing a woman to undress in public is not a good law Bonnie Kristian, 8:35pm, August 24
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It’s time for America to back off and let South Korea defend herself Foreign policy It’s time for America to back off and let South Korea defend herself Bonnie Kristian, 9:36am, August 24
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Millennials don’t have a lot of confidence in democracy. Is anyone surprised? Rare Politics Millennials don’t have a lot of confidence in democracy. Is anyone surprised? Bonnie Kristian, 2:52pm, August 23
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Obamacare is creating default insurance monopolies with high prices and no alternatives Rare Politics Obamacare is creating default insurance monopolies with high prices and no alternatives Bonnie Kristian, 12:48pm, August 22
The drug war is leaving kids without moms at a record rate "War on drugs" The drug war is leaving kids without moms at a record rate Bonnie Kristian, 2:38pm, August 19
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Donald Trump says he’d lock up Americans in Gitmo without constitutional rights Rare Politics Donald Trump says he’d lock up Americans in Gitmo without constitutional rights Bonnie Kristian, 1:46pm, August 18
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Could this court ruling on marijuana set a precedent for limiting federal power? Marijuana Could this court ruling on marijuana set a precedent for limiting federal power? Bonnie Kristian, 2:42pm, August 17
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Bad laws and Racial bias: Both are to blame for harmful police misconduct Police state Bad laws and Racial bias: Both are to blame for harmful police misconduct Bonnie Kristian, 9:37am, August 17
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Why a pro-liberty Supreme Court wouldn’t just defer to Congress Rare Liberty Why a pro-liberty Supreme Court wouldn’t just defer to Congress Bonnie Kristian, 2:35pm, August 16
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Malia Obama might have been caught smoking pot — Who cares? "War on drugs" Malia Obama might have been caught smoking pot — Who cares? Bonnie Kristian, 12:38pm, August 15
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Our government continues to steal people’s money and ruin their lives with civil asset forfeiture Government run amok Our government continues to steal people’s money and ruin their lives with civil asset forfeiture Bonnie Kristian, 12:32pm, August 12
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The feds have wasted billions on one failed counterterrorism program after another since 9/11 Broken bureaucracy The feds have wasted billions on one failed counterterrorism program after another since 9/11 Bonnie Kristian, 10:04pm, August 11
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Hillary Clinton and Dick Cheney have a lot in common—and here’s why that matters Rare Politics Hillary Clinton and Dick Cheney have a lot in common—and here’s why that matters Bonnie Kristian, 12:11pm, August 10
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Yes, Hillary Clinton is untrustworthy—and it has nothing to do with her being a woman Democrats Yes, Hillary Clinton is untrustworthy—and it has nothing to do with her being a woman Bonnie Kristian, 11:12am, August 10
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These two stories show that the war on drugs is still ruining lives all over America "War on drugs" These two stories show that the war on drugs is still ruining lives all over America Bonnie Kristian, 2:55pm, August 9
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This 76-year-old grandpa woke up to check on his dog—only to be shot by police Police state This 76-year-old grandpa woke up to check on his dog—only to be shot by police Bonnie Kristian, 10:15am, August 8
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Poll: Most Millennials despise both major candidates—and both parties Election 2016 Poll: Most Millennials despise both major candidates—and both parties Bonnie Kristian, 3:00pm, August 5
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Gary Johnson’s religious liberty problem is typical of his instinct-based libertarianism Rare Liberty Gary Johnson’s religious liberty problem is typical of his instinct-based libertarianism Bonnie Kristian, 1:46pm, August 4
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With bad laws, police body cameras can damage civil rights instead of protecting them Police state With bad laws, police body cameras can damage civil rights instead of protecting them Bonnie Kristian, 1:31pm, August 3
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Backing Donald Trump means not caring about your president’s character Conservatism today Backing Donald Trump means not caring about your president’s character Bonnie Kristian, 9:14am, August 3
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Cops arrested and strip-searched a guy because they thought his donut glaze was meth "War on drugs" Cops arrested and strip-searched a guy because they thought his donut glaze was meth Bonnie Kristian, 2:12pm, August 2
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This awesome Viking ship is trying to sail the Great Lakes — but crony capitalism is getting in the way Government run amok This awesome Viking ship is trying to sail the Great Lakes — but crony capitalism is getting in the way Bonnie Kristian, 1:52pm, August 1
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No, we don’t need to give police more military gear after Dallas and Baton Rouge Police state No, we don’t need to give police more military gear after Dallas and Baton Rouge Bonnie Kristian, 3:50pm, July 29
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Giuliani is wrong about using the terrorist watch list to promote a shameful plan to track citizens Rare Politics Giuliani is wrong about using the terrorist watch list to promote a shameful plan to track citizens Bonnie Kristian, 2:35pm, July 28
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All the cops responsible for Freddie Gray’s death have now escaped legal consequences Police state All the cops responsible for Freddie Gray’s death have now escaped legal consequences Bonnie Kristian, 3:42pm, July 27
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Netflix’s “Stranger Things” has nostalgia, thrills, and an undercurrent of libertarianism Rare Liberty Netflix’s “Stranger Things” has nostalgia, thrills, and an undercurrent of libertarianism Bonnie Kristian, 8:11am, July 27
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In Philly, Uber is illegal and bars must close by 2 a.m.—unless the DNC comes to town Election 2016 In Philly, Uber is illegal and bars must close by 2 a.m.—unless the DNC comes to town Bonnie Kristian, 3:36pm, July 26
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Now it’s the Democratic establishment’s turn to feel the populist wrath Democrats Now it’s the Democratic establishment’s turn to feel the populist wrath Bonnie Kristian, 2:22pm, July 25
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Washington, D.C., has four layers of bureaucracy to protect against rogue shoe-shiners Broken bureaucracy Washington, D.C., has four layers of bureaucracy to protect against rogue shoe-shiners Bonnie Kristian, 7:40pm, July 21
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After the attacks in Nice, the solution to safety isn’t more government National security After the attacks in Nice, the solution to safety isn’t more government Bonnie Kristian, 9:37am, July 20
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