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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



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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This church is facing a $12,000 fine for letting homeless people sleep on its property Government run amok This church is facing a $12,000 fine for letting homeless people sleep on its property Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:27am, December 21
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This is how SWAT teams are overused in America — with dangerous results Police state This is how SWAT teams are overused in America — with dangerous results Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:22am, December 21
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Why a right-wing social network isn’t the answer to Facebook’s fake news fact-check Rare Politics Why a right-wing social network isn’t the answer to Facebook’s fake news fact-check Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:41am, December 21
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Does fake news really work best on conservatives, or is that just what some want you to believe? Rare Politics Does fake news really work best on conservatives, or is that just what some want you to believe? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:20pm, December 19
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This modified Elf on the Shelf is the surveillance state in doll form The Populist This modified Elf on the Shelf is the surveillance state in doll form Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:43pm, December 16
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This Internet sales tax law is cumbersome and a huge invasion of personal privacy Taxation nation This Internet sales tax law is cumbersome and a huge invasion of personal privacy Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:33pm, December 15
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Another devastating police shooting sheds light on how desperately we need criminal justice reform The Populist Another devastating police shooting sheds light on how desperately we need criminal justice reform Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:02pm, December 14
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Here are three Trump security proposals that we already know are losers Rare Liberty Here are three Trump security proposals that we already know are losers Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:36am, December 14
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Venezuela’s socialist government is pretending to save Christmas by stealing toys and arresting toymakers Broken bureaucracy Venezuela’s socialist government is pretending to save Christmas by stealing toys and arresting toymakers Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:34pm, December 13
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In a small win for basic human decency, police in Denver can’t steal blankets from the homeless—for now The Populist In a small win for basic human decency, police in Denver can’t steal blankets from the homeless—for now Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:32pm, December 12
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The feds are complaining that “media attention” makes it hard to lock people up for smoking pot The Populist The feds are complaining that “media attention” makes it hard to lock people up for smoking pot Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:26pm, December 9
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