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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



It’s not the government’s job to quash the competition Government run amok It’s not the government’s job to quash the competition Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 7:33am, March 29
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How local governments are unfairly hurting dogs and their owners Government run amok How local governments are unfairly hurting dogs and their owners Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:30am, March 27
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No, Republicans didn’t just vote to abolish internet privacy The right to privacy No, Republicans didn’t just vote to abolish internet privacy Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:42pm, March 24
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Devin Nunes isn’t wrong about the possibility of Trump Tower surveillance The right to privacy Devin Nunes isn’t wrong about the possibility of Trump Tower surveillance Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:52pm, March 23
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Supporting limited government isn’t about pulling the rug out from under poor people Rare Politics Supporting limited government isn’t about pulling the rug out from under poor people Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:54am, March 22
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A police department requested a warrant for an entire city’s Google search history — and a judge actually agreed The Populist A police department requested a warrant for an entire city’s Google search history — and a judge actually agreed Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:15am, March 20
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Stop laughing: The Trump team’s surveillance fears aren’t crazy in a post-Snowden world The Populist Stop laughing: The Trump team’s surveillance fears aren’t crazy in a post-Snowden world Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:01pm, March 17
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The federal government is stealing Americans’ land to build Trump’s border wall Government run amok The federal government is stealing Americans’ land to build Trump’s border wall Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:26pm, March 16
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The time to withhold judgment on the Trump presidency has pretty much passed Trump The time to withhold judgment on the Trump presidency has pretty much passed Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:33am, March 15
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This Uber driver’s story shows why it’s so important to know your rights when talking to police Police state This Uber driver’s story shows why it’s so important to know your rights when talking to police Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 8:38am, March 13
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Rand Paul on Yemen: Are U.S. interventions doing more harm than good? Are we actually any safer? Foreign policy Rand Paul on Yemen: Are U.S. interventions doing more harm than good? Are we actually any safer? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:04pm, March 10
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Jeff Sessions’ approach to the opioid epidemic is outdated and counterfactual "War on drugs" Jeff Sessions’ approach to the opioid epidemic is outdated and counterfactual Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:44pm, March 9
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Oversimplifying the immigration debate doesn’t help anyone Immigration Oversimplifying the immigration debate doesn’t help anyone Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:51am, March 8
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Alabama’s insane midwifery regulations are costly and inhumane Government run amok Alabama’s insane midwifery regulations are costly and inhumane Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 7:49am, March 6
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Trump is on track to match Bush and Obama’s record additions to the national debt Trump Trump is on track to match Bush and Obama’s record additions to the national debt Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:04pm, March 3
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There are a lot of reasons to be upset about Jeff Sessions, but this Russia thing may not be one of them Rare Politics There are a lot of reasons to be upset about Jeff Sessions, but this Russia thing may not be one of them Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:30pm, March 2
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Trump’s attack on unnamed media sources is hypocritical and unconstitutional Rare Politics Trump’s attack on unnamed media sources is hypocritical and unconstitutional Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:30am, March 1
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Conservatism must be about more than shared fears Conservatism today Conservatism must be about more than shared fears Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:28pm, February 27
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Trump’s crackdown on legal weed is a terrible idea that even his own party doesn’t support Marijuana Trump’s crackdown on legal weed is a terrible idea that even his own party doesn’t support Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:40pm, February 24
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Members of Congress whining about angry constituents at town hall events are not doing their jobs Rare Politics Members of Congress whining about angry constituents at town hall events are not doing their jobs Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:09pm, February 23
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Of course Trump would exploit a tragedy—that’s what politicians do Rare Politics Of course Trump would exploit a tragedy—that’s what politicians do Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:34am, February 22
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Texas is on trial after prisoners died from a heat index as high as 150 degrees The Populist Texas is on trial after prisoners died from a heat index as high as 150 degrees Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:49am, February 21
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Ann Coulter tweeted that President Trump should be “head of church” — That’s Jesus’s job What's wrong with people Ann Coulter tweeted that President Trump should be “head of church” — That’s Jesus’s job Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:43pm, February 17
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Flynn’s departure means one less Iran hawk in the White House — and that’s great news Rare Politics Flynn’s departure means one less Iran hawk in the White House — and that’s great news Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:12pm, February 16
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Trump allies say his immigration order is legal. His enemies say it’s not. Who’s right? Immigration Trump allies say his immigration order is legal. His enemies say it’s not. Who’s right? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:58am, February 15
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This Emma Watson and Tom Hanks movie is the digital privacy warning we need right now The Populist This Emma Watson and Tom Hanks movie is the digital privacy warning we need right now Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 4:38pm, February 13
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Half of Trump voters think the president should just be able to ignore the judicial branch when it disagrees with him Rare Politics Half of Trump voters think the president should just be able to ignore the judicial branch when it disagrees with him Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:23pm, February 10
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Jeff Sessions’ confirmation is awful news for civil asset forfeiture reform Rare Politics Jeff Sessions’ confirmation is awful news for civil asset forfeiture reform Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:09pm, February 9
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We should protest the oppressive power of the presidency, not just presidents we don’t like Rare Politics We should protest the oppressive power of the presidency, not just presidents we don’t like Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:41am, February 8
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If Trump wants to keep Mexican drugs out of the country, he should try ending the drug war "War on drugs" If Trump wants to keep Mexican drugs out of the country, he should try ending the drug war Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:10pm, February 6
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