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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



For the sake of limited government, reject a Trump cult of personality Government run amok For the sake of limited government, reject a Trump cult of personality Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:42am, February 1
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It’s good that Trump wants to help Christian refugees — but that doesn’t mean he has a good refugee plan Immigration It’s good that Trump wants to help Christian refugees — but that doesn’t mean he has a good refugee plan Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:41am, January 30
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Trump and Clinton supporters have hypocritically switched sides on private email servers Rare Politics Trump and Clinton supporters have hypocritically switched sides on private email servers Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:05am, January 28
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President Trump may be worse for the national debt than Obama or Bush Rare Politics President Trump may be worse for the national debt than Obama or Bush Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 4:38pm, January 26
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Trump’s inaugural address explained why his nationalism and libertarianism just don’t mesh Rare Politics Trump’s inaugural address explained why his nationalism and libertarianism just don’t mesh Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:29am, January 25
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As the Trump era begins, don’t forget state-level fights for liberty Rare Liberty As the Trump era begins, don’t forget state-level fights for liberty Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:42am, January 24
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A look at President Obama’s final drone kill count, now that his time in office has come to a close Foreign policy A look at President Obama’s final drone kill count, now that his time in office has come to a close Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:34am, January 23
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On inauguration day, don’t think in terms of “Team Republican” and “Team Democrat” The Populist On inauguration day, don’t think in terms of “Team Republican” and “Team Democrat” Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:26am, January 20
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Rick Perry: Stupid or evil? Energy future Rick Perry: Stupid or evil? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:23pm, January 19
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Why celebrities skipping Donald Trump’s inauguration is actually a good thing Rare Politics Why celebrities skipping Donald Trump’s inauguration is actually a good thing Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:04pm, January 18
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Donald Trump being president is making very clear who is principled and who is just partisan Rare Politics Donald Trump being president is making very clear who is principled and who is just partisan Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:02am, January 18
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Could this lawsuit finally get third parties into the 2020 presidential debates? Rare Politics Could this lawsuit finally get third parties into the 2020 presidential debates? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:42am, January 17
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Obama is leaving office on an anti-privacy note — and Donald Trump is coming in the same way The Populist Obama is leaving office on an anti-privacy note — and Donald Trump is coming in the same way Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:08pm, January 16
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This judge has the right idea for dealing with police misconduct, and it’s about personal responsibility The Populist This judge has the right idea for dealing with police misconduct, and it’s about personal responsibility Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:50pm, January 13
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Even Homeland Security says the TSA is “abusing its stewardship” and “cannot be trusted” Government run amok Even Homeland Security says the TSA is “abusing its stewardship” and “cannot be trusted” Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:45pm, January 13
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This poll of police officers shows we have a long way to go on criminal justice reform The Populist This poll of police officers shows we have a long way to go on criminal justice reform Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:10pm, January 11
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On commutations and pardons — go big before you go home, President Obama Rare Politics On commutations and pardons — go big before you go home, President Obama Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:28pm, January 11
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President Obama will leave office with his promise to close Guantanamo Bay officially broken Rare Politics President Obama will leave office with his promise to close Guantanamo Bay officially broken Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:30pm, January 10
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Occupational licensing has gotten so out of hand that this city tried to license photographers Rare Liberty Occupational licensing has gotten so out of hand that this city tried to license photographers Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:59pm, January 9
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Can the government spy on you through your smart appliances? The Populist Can the government spy on you through your smart appliances? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:41pm, January 6
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One step forward, two steps back on civil asset forfeiture Police state One step forward, two steps back on civil asset forfeiture Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:36pm, January 5
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Republicans must learn from Democrats’ shortsighted power grabs so they can avoid making the same mistakes Rare Politics Republicans must learn from Democrats’ shortsighted power grabs so they can avoid making the same mistakes Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:33am, January 4
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Take a deep breath over Russian hacking, before we end up starting another war Election 2016 Take a deep breath over Russian hacking, before we end up starting another war Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:02am, January 4
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This distiller is being forced to stop selling his most popular liquor for no good reason Regulation nation This distiller is being forced to stop selling his most popular liquor for no good reason Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:46pm, January 3
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The Miranda warning needs to be updated for the digital age—here’s how The right to privacy The Miranda warning needs to be updated for the digital age—here’s how Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:23am, December 30
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Paul Ryan’s plan to crack down on livestreams in the House might be unconstitutional. It’s definitely stupid Rare Politics Paul Ryan’s plan to crack down on livestreams in the House might be unconstitutional. It’s definitely stupid Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:22am, December 29
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President Obama talks a good talk about peace — but he never walked the walk Foreign policy President Obama talks a good talk about peace — but he never walked the walk Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:01am, December 28
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Obama’s drone war is a black mark on his legacy that cannot be ignored Foreign policy Obama’s drone war is a black mark on his legacy that cannot be ignored Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:13am, December 28
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No, Newt Gingrich, President Trump can’t just order unconstitutional acts and then hand out pardons Rare Politics No, Newt Gingrich, President Trump can’t just order unconstitutional acts and then hand out pardons Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:06pm, December 23
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A court has ruled that police can execute your dog if it moves or barks Police state A court has ruled that police can execute your dog if it moves or barks Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:03pm, December 22
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