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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



You might be surprised who is arguing for indefinite detention of immigrants right now Rare Politics You might be surprised who is arguing for indefinite detention of immigrants right now Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:46am, December 2
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Letting the officer in the Keith Lamont Scott case off without charges just doesn’t make sense The Populist Letting the officer in the Keith Lamont Scott case off without charges just doesn’t make sense Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:26pm, December 1
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This week the feds will get new power to hack millions of innocent Americans’ computers, unless… The Populist This week the feds will get new power to hack millions of innocent Americans’ computers, unless… Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:20pm, November 30
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If Donald Trump really wants to see Cuba liberated, he should support free trade The Populist If Donald Trump really wants to see Cuba liberated, he should support free trade Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:40am, November 30
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Hysterical alarmism about legal marijuana only helps the drug cartels Marijuana Hysterical alarmism about legal marijuana only helps the drug cartels Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 4:25pm, November 29
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Trump’s Muslim registry is a terrible idea — so was Democrats’ watchlist gun ban The right to privacy Trump’s Muslim registry is a terrible idea — so was Democrats’ watchlist gun ban Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:54pm, November 28
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Is President Trump going to personally strong-arm companies into doing what he wants? Government run amok Is President Trump going to personally strong-arm companies into doing what he wants? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:16pm, November 25
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Could Hillary Clinton still become president? Rare Politics Could Hillary Clinton still become president? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:48pm, November 23
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Three political Freudian slips that reveal big truths about government Government run amok Three political Freudian slips that reveal big truths about government Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:13am, November 23
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Is this the most ridiculous occupational licensing law yet? The Populist Is this the most ridiculous occupational licensing law yet? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:50pm, November 22
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Now we get to watch Republicans learn to love big government again Government run amok Now we get to watch Republicans learn to love big government again Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:38pm, November 21
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What happens when you cross Harry Potter’s “Fantastic Beasts” with the TSA? Security theater, of course The Populist What happens when you cross Harry Potter’s “Fantastic Beasts” with the TSA? Security theater, of course Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:42pm, November 18
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The charges against Philando Castile’s killer are a model of police accountability done right Police state The charges against Philando Castile’s killer are a model of police accountability done right Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 4:47pm, November 17
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The FBI just got access to every one of your tweets — and the TSA already had it The right to privacy The FBI just got access to every one of your tweets — and the TSA already had it Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:24pm, November 16
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Here are four election wins for liberty you might have missed Election 2016 Here are four election wins for liberty you might have missed Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:18pm, November 16
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What will President Trump’s foreign policy be like? Here are 5 possibilities Foreign policy What will President Trump’s foreign policy be like? Here are 5 possibilities Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:20pm, November 14
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Here are 3 big lessons the Democratic Party should take to heart Election 2016 Here are 3 big lessons the Democratic Party should take to heart Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:52pm, November 12
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Assuming the worst and attacking our political opponents won’t help anything right now The Populist Assuming the worst and attacking our political opponents won’t help anything right now Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:40pm, November 11
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Understanding blowback is even more important in an age of lone wolf terror The Populist Understanding blowback is even more important in an age of lone wolf terror Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:56pm, November 10
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Now can we start making the presidency less powerful? The Populist Now can we start making the presidency less powerful? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:36am, November 10
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Dear America, welcome to France Election 2016 Dear America, welcome to France Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:44am, November 9
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The feds raided this innocent family business and stole two teenagers’ college funds Police state The feds raided this innocent family business and stole two teenagers’ college funds Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:25pm, November 8
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Rare election points of view | Why I’m not voting Election 2016 Rare election points of view | Why I’m not voting Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:47am, November 7
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Greedy local governments and policing for profit are still ruining lives in Ferguson and beyond Police state Greedy local governments and policing for profit are still ruining lives in Ferguson and beyond Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:53pm, November 4
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FBI Director Comey might seem like a political ally, but he’s a well-established enemy of privacy and the Constitution Rare Politics FBI Director Comey might seem like a political ally, but he’s a well-established enemy of privacy and the Constitution Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:58pm, November 3
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Bill Weld’s embrace of Hillary Clinton directly undermines libertarians’ unique appeal Rare Liberty Bill Weld’s embrace of Hillary Clinton directly undermines libertarians’ unique appeal Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:00pm, November 2
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Millennials are unhappy with the status quo, but they don’t think Trump is the answer Election 2016 Millennials are unhappy with the status quo, but they don’t think Trump is the answer Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:56am, November 2
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Congress doesn’t pay enough attention to whistleblowers, and that can’t be good The Populist Congress doesn’t pay enough attention to whistleblowers, and that can’t be good Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:40pm, November 1
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These food truck regulations are onerous, unfair, and outright stupid Regulation nation These food truck regulations are onerous, unfair, and outright stupid Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:46am, October 31
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Leaked emails show the Clinton campaign discussing using Eric Garner to push gun control Rare Politics Leaked emails show the Clinton campaign discussing using Eric Garner to push gun control Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:15pm, October 28
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