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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



Here are three things we must remember when we talk about Charlottesville, race and free speech Rare Politics Here are three things we must remember when we talk about Charlottesville, race and free speech , Rare Contributor 9:11am, August 16
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The Justice Department wants to track 1.3 million people just for visiting a Trump protest website The Populist The Justice Department wants to track 1.3 million people just for visiting a Trump protest website , Rare Contributor 1:52pm, August 15
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Charlottesville reiterates the insidious nature of racial prejudice and injustice in America Rare Politics Charlottesville reiterates the insidious nature of racial prejudice and injustice in America , Rare Contributor 4:01pm, August 14
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Congress can get rid of a lot of unconstitutional mass surveillance by doing nothing at all The Populist Congress can get rid of a lot of unconstitutional mass surveillance by doing nothing at all , Rare Contributor 11:34am, August 10
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The anniversaries of the nuclear strikes on Japan should be occasions for reflection, not recklessness Foreign policy The anniversaries of the nuclear strikes on Japan should be occasions for reflection, not recklessness , Rare Contributor 10:15am, August 9
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How inadequate training makes police officers’ fear dangerous to the public Police state How inadequate training makes police officers’ fear dangerous to the public , Rare Contributor 2:19pm, August 8
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This American citizen’s ordeal shows how immigration bureaucracy callously ruins people’s lives Immigration This American citizen’s ordeal shows how immigration bureaucracy callously ruins people’s lives , Rare Contributor 2:12pm, August 7
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Why does the government want to keep elderly, nonviolent prisoners locked up on the taxpayer’s dime? "War on drugs" Why does the government want to keep elderly, nonviolent prisoners locked up on the taxpayer’s dime? , Rare Contributor 10:59am, August 3
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Hiring the right people won’t make Trump a good president Rare Politics Hiring the right people won’t make Trump a good president , Rare Contributor 8:39am, August 2
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Deporting illegal immigrants with no criminal record is an attack on justice, family and common sense Immigration Deporting illegal immigrants with no criminal record is an attack on justice, family and common sense , Rare Contributor 3:30pm, August 1
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It’s good to see police push back on Trump’s support for brutality, but most didn’t go far enough Police state It’s good to see police push back on Trump’s support for brutality, but most didn’t go far enough , Rare Contributor 3:13pm, July 31
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Will conservatives eventually embrace single-payer health care? Rare Politics Will conservatives eventually embrace single-payer health care? , Rare Contributor 8:28am, July 27
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It’s a good idea to be polite to cops, but politeness won’t solve police misconduct Police state It’s a good idea to be polite to cops, but politeness won’t solve police misconduct , Rare Contributor 9:52am, July 26
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Trump wants to fire Sessions for the wrong reason Rare Politics Trump wants to fire Sessions for the wrong reason , Rare Contributor 2:22pm, July 25
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Fake street signs are warning Minnesota residents of “easily startled” police Police state Fake street signs are warning Minnesota residents of “easily startled” police , Rare Contributor 12:36pm, July 24
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Homeland Security says if you don’t want your face in a biometric database, just don’t travel The Populist Homeland Security says if you don’t want your face in a biometric database, just don’t travel , Rare Contributor 8:58am, July 20
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How the overcriminalization of everything is endangering ordinary people Police state How the overcriminalization of everything is endangering ordinary people , Rare Contributor 12:16pm, July 19
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Justine Damond’s death at the hands of the Minneapolis police raises so many questions Police state Justine Damond’s death at the hands of the Minneapolis police raises so many questions , Rare Contributor 2:28pm, July 18
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Civilian casualties in the war against ISIS are skyrocketing on Trump’s watch Foreign policy Civilian casualties in the war against ISIS are skyrocketing on Trump’s watch , Rare Contributor 12:48pm, July 17
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Oregon might be the first state to get rid of the whole drug war "War on drugs" Oregon might be the first state to get rid of the whole drug war , Rare Contributor 9:21am, July 13
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Here’s why conservatives shouldn’t give up on academia Conservatism today Here’s why conservatives shouldn’t give up on academia , Rare Contributor 8:45am, July 12
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The Philando Castile case shows the NRA’s defense of the Constitution takes a back seat to its deference to police Police state The Philando Castile case shows the NRA’s defense of the Constitution takes a back seat to its deference to police , Rare Contributor 1:07pm, July 11
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A cop in Minnesota was caught on camera shooting two friendly dogs in their own backyard Police state A cop in Minnesota was caught on camera shooting two friendly dogs in their own backyard , Rare Contributor 1:19pm, July 10
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This woman’s harrowing story explains why it’s so important for police to learn de-escalation tactics Police state This woman’s harrowing story explains why it’s so important for police to learn de-escalation tactics , Rare Contributor 8:55am, July 6
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Why can’t Charlie Gard’s parents make their own decision about their son’s care? Rare Politics Why can’t Charlie Gard’s parents make their own decision about their son’s care? , Rare Contributor 9:48am, July 5
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Our government spied on 3.3 million phone calls with a single wiretap order — and got zero convictions The right to privacy Our government spied on 3.3 million phone calls with a single wiretap order — and got zero convictions , Rare Contributor 12:40pm, July 3
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The idea of letting cops digitally rifle through your phone just won’t die The Populist The idea of letting cops digitally rifle through your phone just won’t die , Rare Contributor 9:57am, June 29
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The TSA has a new plan to search our books before we board planes The right to privacy The TSA has a new plan to search our books before we board planes , Rare Contributor 8:44am, June 28
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An innocent handyman was jailed for three months because police thought drywall dust was cocaine "War on drugs" An innocent handyman was jailed for three months because police thought drywall dust was cocaine , Rare Contributor 12:47pm, June 27
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The civil settlement for Philando Castile’s death is good news but bad policy Police state The civil settlement for Philando Castile’s death is good news but bad policy , Rare Contributor 1:39pm, June 26
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