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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



Donald Trump is not the savior of the American church The Populist Donald Trump is not the savior of the American church , Rare Contributor 12:38pm, May 10
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This Louisiana judge explained why the drug war isn’t fiscally conservative "War on drugs" This Louisiana judge explained why the drug war isn’t fiscally conservative , Rare Contributor 10:48am, May 8
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President Trump’s “religious liberty” executive order doesn’t really do anything for religious liberty Rare Liberty President Trump’s “religious liberty” executive order doesn’t really do anything for religious liberty , Rare Contributor 1:21pm, May 5
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Jordan Edwards’ tragic killing reminds us so much still needs to change about policing in America Police state Jordan Edwards’ tragic killing reminds us so much still needs to change about policing in America , Rare Contributor 10:37am, May 4
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Trump’s first 100 days: Capitulating to the destructive status quo on foreign policy Foreign policy Trump’s first 100 days: Capitulating to the destructive status quo on foreign policy , Rare Contributor 12:38pm, April 28
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Federal spy agencies are actually having trouble finding young employees because millennials don’t like Big Brother The right to privacy Federal spy agencies are actually having trouble finding young employees because millennials don’t like Big Brother , Rare Contributor 1:26pm, April 27
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Now more than ever, both left and right need to protect free speech Getting it Right Now more than ever, both left and right need to protect free speech , Rare Contributor 9:29am, April 26
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Trump’s conflicts of interest are only a problem because the presidency is way too powerful Government run amok Trump’s conflicts of interest are only a problem because the presidency is way too powerful , Rare Contributor 11:50am, April 24
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Could this Supreme Court ruling get rid of civil asset forfeiture? Rare Politics Could this Supreme Court ruling get rid of civil asset forfeiture? , Rare Contributor 12:53pm, April 21
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If the Berkeley College Republicans want to host Ann Coulter, they should do it themselves Rare Politics If the Berkeley College Republicans want to host Ann Coulter, they should do it themselves , Rare Contributor 2:06pm, April 20
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This 4/20, let’s remember that the drug war is a massive failure that continues to ruin lives "War on drugs" This 4/20, let’s remember that the drug war is a massive failure that continues to ruin lives , Rare Contributor 9:20am, April 19
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The White House wants us to vote to eliminate federal agencies. But is it a trick? Government run amok The White House wants us to vote to eliminate federal agencies. But is it a trick? , Rare Contributor 8:58am, April 17
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Four things you need to know after the “mother of all bombs” strike Foreign policy Four things you need to know after the “mother of all bombs” strike , Rare Contributor 12:48pm, April 14
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This Burger King ad shows how smart devices can be used to invade our privacy The Populist This Burger King ad shows how smart devices can be used to invade our privacy , Rare Contributor 2:55pm, April 13
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Don’t be fooled: The Syria strike was an act of war Foreign policy Don’t be fooled: The Syria strike was an act of war , Rare Contributor 7:51am, April 12
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The TSA says it’s allowed to investigate inside your underwear and you should just accept it The right to privacy The TSA says it’s allowed to investigate inside your underwear and you should just accept it , Rare Contributor 9:42am, April 10
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Trump’s decision to strike Syria is zero percent surprising if you look at his whole record Foreign policy Trump’s decision to strike Syria is zero percent surprising if you look at his whole record , Rare Contributor 12:28pm, April 7
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New report claims the IRS deliberately targeted innocent business owners to take their earnings Government run amok New report claims the IRS deliberately targeted innocent business owners to take their earnings , Rare Contributor 12:07pm, April 6
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President Trump makes everyone remember why checks and balances are so important Government run amok President Trump makes everyone remember why checks and balances are so important , Rare Contributor 8:50am, April 5
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Why is everyone so blasé about unconstitutional foreign policy? | Rare Foreign policy Why is everyone so blasé about unconstitutional foreign policy? | Rare , Rare Contributor 12:59pm, April 3
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This state might militarize policing by giving cops deadly drones Police state This state might militarize policing by giving cops deadly drones , Rare Contributor 2:29pm, March 31
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This one federal agency has taken $3.2 billion from innocent Americans since 2007 Police state This one federal agency has taken $3.2 billion from innocent Americans since 2007 , Rare Contributor 4:03pm, March 30
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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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , Rare Contributor 1:26pm, March 16
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