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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



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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What does the Constitution have to say about Trump’s Carrier deal? The Populist What does the Constitution have to say about Trump’s Carrier deal? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:34pm, December 8
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Republicans are now more likely than Democrats to say the free market is bad for America Rare Politics Republicans are now more likely than Democrats to say the free market is bad for America Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:34pm, December 7
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Donald Trump’s approach to outsourcing is classic authoritarianism Government run amok Donald Trump’s approach to outsourcing is classic authoritarianism Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:07am, December 7
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Opposing occupational licensing laws doesn’t mean you want incompetent businesses endangering people’s lives Regulation nation Opposing occupational licensing laws doesn’t mean you want incompetent businesses endangering people’s lives Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:15pm, December 6
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The DEA bribed snoops with stolen money to rifle through Americans’ mail "War on drugs" The DEA bribed snoops with stolen money to rifle through Americans’ mail Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:51pm, December 5
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You might be surprised who is arguing for indefinite detention of immigrants right now Rare Politics You might be surprised who is arguing for indefinite detention of immigrants right now Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:46am, December 2
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Letting the officer in the Keith Lamont Scott case off without charges just doesn’t make sense The Populist Letting the officer in the Keith Lamont Scott case off without charges just doesn’t make sense Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:26pm, December 1
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This week the feds will get new power to hack millions of innocent Americans’ computers, unless… The Populist This week the feds will get new power to hack millions of innocent Americans’ computers, unless… Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:20pm, November 30
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If Donald Trump really wants to see Cuba liberated, he should support free trade The Populist If Donald Trump really wants to see Cuba liberated, he should support free trade Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 9:40am, November 30
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Hysterical alarmism about legal marijuana only helps the drug cartels Marijuana Hysterical alarmism about legal marijuana only helps the drug cartels Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 4:25pm, November 29
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Trump’s Muslim registry is a terrible idea — so was Democrats’ watchlist gun ban The right to privacy Trump’s Muslim registry is a terrible idea — so was Democrats’ watchlist gun ban Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:54pm, November 28
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Is President Trump going to personally strong-arm companies into doing what he wants? Government run amok Is President Trump going to personally strong-arm companies into doing what he wants? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:16pm, November 25
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Could Hillary Clinton still become president? Rare Politics Could Hillary Clinton still become president? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:48pm, November 23
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Three political Freudian slips that reveal big truths about government Government run amok Three political Freudian slips that reveal big truths about government Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:13am, November 23
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Is this the most ridiculous occupational licensing law yet? The Populist Is this the most ridiculous occupational licensing law yet? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:50pm, November 22
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Now we get to watch Republicans learn to love big government again Government run amok Now we get to watch Republicans learn to love big government again Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:38pm, November 21
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What happens when you cross Harry Potter’s “Fantastic Beasts” with the TSA? Security theater, of course The Populist What happens when you cross Harry Potter’s “Fantastic Beasts” with the TSA? Security theater, of course Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:42pm, November 18
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The charges against Philando Castile’s killer are a model of police accountability done right Police state The charges against Philando Castile’s killer are a model of police accountability done right Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 4:47pm, November 17
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The FBI just got access to every one of your tweets — and the TSA already had it The right to privacy The FBI just got access to every one of your tweets — and the TSA already had it Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:24pm, November 16
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Here are four election wins for liberty you might have missed Election 2016 Here are four election wins for liberty you might have missed Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:18pm, November 16
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