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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



Jeff Sessions’ approach to the opioid epidemic is outdated and counterfactual "War on drugs" Jeff Sessions’ approach to the opioid epidemic is outdated and counterfactual , Rare Contributor 2:44pm, March 9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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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? , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , Rare Contributor 2:10pm, February 6
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If we want a smaller government, we need to learn to take care of our communities Rare Politics If we want a smaller government, we need to learn to take care of our communities , Rare Contributor 1:55pm, February 3
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Trump’s “Apprentice” comments at the National Prayer Breakfast were not the most troubling thing he said Rare Politics Trump’s “Apprentice” comments at the National Prayer Breakfast were not the most troubling thing he said , Rare Contributor 3:19pm, February 2
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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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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 , 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” , Rare Contributor 9:26am, January 20
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Rick Perry: Stupid or evil? Energy future Rick Perry: Stupid or evil? , Rare Contributor 2:23pm, January 19
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