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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



Gearing up for nuclear war is not a way to prevent nuclear war Foreign policy Gearing up for nuclear war is not a way to prevent nuclear war , Rare Contributor 2:22pm, October 23
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Jeff Sessions' asset forfeiture reform plan doesn't go far enough Police state Jeff Sessions' asset forfeiture reform plan doesn't go far enough , Rare Contributor 8:21am, October 19
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Trump makes “Values Voters” feel good, but does nothing for them Rare Politics Trump makes “Values Voters” feel good, but does nothing for them , Rare Contributor 3:06pm, October 18
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1 in 3 Republicans say unchecked, strongman government would be good Rare Politics 1 in 3 Republicans say unchecked, strongman government would be good , Rare Contributor 3:12pm, October 17
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Tom Cotton would be a terrible pick to lead the CIA Rare Politics Tom Cotton would be a terrible pick to lead the CIA , Rare Contributor 1:59pm, October 16
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Trump’s threats to silence network news are troubling even if you hate network news Rare Politics Trump’s threats to silence network news are troubling even if you hate network news , Rare Contributor 3:06pm, October 12
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GOP hated Obama's "pen and phone;" how about Trump and health care? Rare Politics GOP hated Obama's "pen and phone;" how about Trump and health care? , Rare Contributor 8:53am, October 11
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Congress shouldn’t flip-flop on medical marijuana because of Jeff Sessions "War on drugs" Congress shouldn’t flip-flop on medical marijuana because of Jeff Sessions , Rare Contributor 3:01pm, October 10
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Mike Pence’s NFL stunt was pointless political theater Rare Politics Mike Pence’s NFL stunt was pointless political theater , Rare Contributor 9:18pm, October 9
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No, we don’t need the government to save us from unregulated dog adoptions Government run amok No, we don’t need the government to save us from unregulated dog adoptions , Rare Contributor 8:07am, October 5
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Jimmy Kimmel’s got a point, but no answers on gun violence Late night politics Jimmy Kimmel’s got a point, but no answers on gun violence , Rare Contributor 6:03pm, October 4
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America is so politically fragmented, it might be time to move beyond the two-party system Rare Politics America is so politically fragmented, it might be time to move beyond the two-party system , Rare Contributor 1:45pm, October 3
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An easier way for police to track your cell phone, and other horrible new laws went into effect Police state An easier way for police to track your cell phone, and other horrible new laws went into effect , Rare Contributor 8:21pm, October 2
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The NFL protest debacle is a great opportunity to cut off taxpayer funding for pro sports Government run amok The NFL protest debacle is a great opportunity to cut off taxpayer funding for pro sports , Rare Contributor 1:45pm, September 28
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If we’re nitpicking the NFL protesters’ method, we’re missing their important point Rare Politics If we’re nitpicking the NFL protesters’ method, we’re missing their important point , Rare Contributor 3:22pm, September 27
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There’s a marijuana-related arrest somewhere in America every minute "War on drugs" There’s a marijuana-related arrest somewhere in America every minute , Rare Contributor 3:09pm, September 26
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The NFL banning anthem protests and Trump demanding a ban are two very different things Rare Politics The NFL banning anthem protests and Trump demanding a ban are two very different things , Rare Contributor 2:51pm, September 25
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Cops are roughing up innocent people in their front yards and then just driving away Police state Cops are roughing up innocent people in their front yards and then just driving away , Rare Contributor 10:21am, September 21
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Trump can ramp up the drone war because Obama trusted himself too much Foreign policy Trump can ramp up the drone war because Obama trusted himself too much , Rare Contributor 12:30pm, September 20
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New iPhone's facial recognition may lead to expanded mass surveillance The Populist New iPhone's facial recognition may lead to expanded mass surveillance , Rare Contributor 3:14pm, September 19
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Authoritarianism is fueled by fear — that’s why it’s so important to know crime rates are way down Police state Authoritarianism is fueled by fear — that’s why it’s so important to know crime rates are way down , Rare Contributor 10:11am, September 7
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Some states are planning a DACA lawsuit, and it could be a blow to the imperial presidency Government run amok Some states are planning a DACA lawsuit, and it could be a blow to the imperial presidency , Rare Contributor 9:54am, September 6
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After a Utah nurse was violently arrested, her hospital took action while police shirked accountability Police state After a Utah nurse was violently arrested, her hospital took action while police shirked accountability , Rare Contributor 1:49pm, September 5
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Lobbying in Trump’s Washington is about crony capitalism and ignoring Congress Rare Politics Lobbying in Trump’s Washington is about crony capitalism and ignoring Congress , Rare Contributor 10:10am, August 31
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Donald Trump’s "law and order" means overcriminalization and abuse The Populist Donald Trump’s "law and order" means overcriminalization and abuse , Rare Contributor 9:59am, August 30
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How federal flood insurance made the tragedy in Houston worse Broken bureaucracy How federal flood insurance made the tragedy in Houston worse , Rare Contributor 12:44pm, August 29
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Trump's plan will escalate police militarization and brutality Police state Trump's plan will escalate police militarization and brutality , Rare Contributor 1:10pm, August 28
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TSA gave a man such a violent “patdown” he has to have surgery The Populist TSA gave a man such a violent “patdown” he has to have surgery , Rare Contributor 9:35am, August 24
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A Chicago mom's outrageous story shows why America needs bail reform Police state A Chicago mom's outrageous story shows why America needs bail reform , Rare Contributor 9:18am, August 23
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Ending America’s longest war at the 16-year mark would not be a “hasty withdrawal,” President Trump Foreign policy Ending America’s longest war at the 16-year mark would not be a “hasty withdrawal,” President Trump , Rare Contributor 5:39pm, August 22
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