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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



On Memorial Day, let’s remember that America is overdue for a foreign policy debate Foreign policy On Memorial Day, let’s remember that America is overdue for a foreign policy debate Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:12pm, May 29
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The FBI has been illegally sharing information collected about Americans using warrantless mass surveillance The Populist The FBI has been illegally sharing information collected about Americans using warrantless mass surveillance Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:42pm, May 26
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Most Americans think Trump is abusing his power, and they’re right Government run amok Most Americans think Trump is abusing his power, and they’re right Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:01pm, May 25
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About 3,800 people are jailed in New York City right now just because they’re poor "War on drugs" About 3,800 people are jailed in New York City right now just because they’re poor Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:14am, May 24
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If President Trump is innocent of the Russia accusations, he should be happy — and cautious — about the special counsel The Populist If President Trump is innocent of the Russia accusations, he should be happy — and cautious — about the special counsel Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:47am, May 22
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Do this thought experiment if you want to use the 25th Amendment to kick Trump out of office The Populist Do this thought experiment if you want to use the 25th Amendment to kick Trump out of office Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:40am, May 19
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Should President Trump be removed from office by the 25th Amendment? The Populist Should President Trump be removed from office by the 25th Amendment? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:37pm, May 18
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One police officer’s feelings are all it takes to get charged for drug use in America "War on drugs" One police officer’s feelings are all it takes to get charged for drug use in America Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:32am, May 17
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A new surge in Afghanistan won’t fix anything The Populist A new surge in Afghanistan won’t fix anything Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:32am, May 15
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Jeff Sessions’ new drug sentencing guidelines are a shameful affront to basic human decency, common sense and good governance "War on drugs" Jeff Sessions’ new drug sentencing guidelines are a shameful affront to basic human decency, common sense and good governance Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:04pm, May 12
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Either President Trump is stupid, or he thinks the American public is Trump Either President Trump is stupid, or he thinks the American public is Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:39pm, May 11
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Donald Trump is not the savior of the American church The Populist Donald Trump is not the savior of the American church Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:38pm, May 10
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This Louisiana judge explained why the drug war isn’t fiscally conservative "War on drugs" This Louisiana judge explained why the drug war isn’t fiscally conservative Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:48am, May 8
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President Trump’s “religious liberty” executive order doesn’t really do anything for religious liberty Rare Liberty President Trump’s “religious liberty” executive order doesn’t really do anything for religious liberty Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:21pm, May 5
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Jordan Edwards’ tragic killing reminds us so much still needs to change about policing in America Police state Jordan Edwards’ tragic killing reminds us so much still needs to change about policing in America Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:37am, May 4
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Trump’s first 100 days: Capitulating to the destructive status quo on foreign policy Foreign policy Trump’s first 100 days: Capitulating to the destructive status quo on foreign policy Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:38pm, April 28
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Federal spy agencies are actually having trouble finding young employees because millennials don’t like Big Brother The right to privacy Federal spy agencies are actually having trouble finding young employees because millennials don’t like Big Brother Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:26pm, April 27
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Now more than ever, both left and right need to protect free speech Getting it Right Now more than ever, both left and right need to protect free speech Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:29am, April 26
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Trump’s conflicts of interest are only a problem because the presidency is way too powerful Government run amok Trump’s conflicts of interest are only a problem because the presidency is way too powerful Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:50am, April 24
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Could this Supreme Court ruling get rid of civil asset forfeiture? Rare Politics Could this Supreme Court ruling get rid of civil asset forfeiture? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:53pm, April 21
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If the Berkeley College Republicans want to host Ann Coulter, they should do it themselves Rare Politics If the Berkeley College Republicans want to host Ann Coulter, they should do it themselves Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:06pm, April 20
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This 4/20, let’s remember that the drug war is a massive failure that continues to ruin lives "War on drugs" This 4/20, let’s remember that the drug war is a massive failure that continues to ruin lives Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:20am, April 19
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The White House wants us to vote to eliminate federal agencies. But is it a trick? Government run amok The White House wants us to vote to eliminate federal agencies. But is it a trick? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 8:58am, April 17
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Four things you need to know after the “mother of all bombs” strike Foreign policy Four things you need to know after the “mother of all bombs” strike Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:48pm, April 14
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This Burger King ad shows how smart devices can be used to invade our privacy The Populist This Burger King ad shows how smart devices can be used to invade our privacy Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:55pm, April 13
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Don’t be fooled: The Syria strike was an act of war Foreign policy Don’t be fooled: The Syria strike was an act of war Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 7:51am, April 12
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The TSA says it’s allowed to investigate inside your underwear and you should just accept it The right to privacy The TSA says it’s allowed to investigate inside your underwear and you should just accept it Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:42am, April 10
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Trump’s decision to strike Syria is zero percent surprising if you look at his whole record Foreign policy Trump’s decision to strike Syria is zero percent surprising if you look at his whole record Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:28pm, April 7
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New report claims the IRS deliberately targeted innocent business owners to take their earnings Government run amok New report claims the IRS deliberately targeted innocent business owners to take their earnings Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:07pm, April 6
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President Trump makes everyone remember why checks and balances are so important Government run amok President Trump makes everyone remember why checks and balances are so important Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 8:50am, April 5
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