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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



Conservatives, liberals, and libertarians alike should be mad about charity bans Government run amok Conservatives, liberals, and libertarians alike should be mad about charity bans , Rare Contributor 2:37pm, April 21
Seriously, it is ok to let your kids go outside alone You're not helping Seriously, it is ok to let your kids go outside alone , Rare Contributor 1:00pm, April 21
Lobbyists spend more money on Congress than taxpayers do Government run amok Lobbyists spend more money on Congress than taxpayers do , Rare Contributor 5:19pm, April 20
Another police killing: Baltimore man dies after encounter with police leaves him with a snapped spine Police state Another police killing: Baltimore man dies after encounter with police leaves him with a snapped spine , Rare Contributor 1:13pm, April 20
Here are 7 reasons to end the war on drugs "War on drugs" Here are 7 reasons to end the war on drugs , Rare Contributor 9:12am, April 20
The military spent $300 million to boost troop morale. It didn’t work Rare Military The military spent $300 million to boost troop morale. It didn’t work , Rare Contributor 3:17pm, April 17
Pelosi: Hillary’s vote to invade Iraq doesn’t matter because she’s a woman Democrats Pelosi: Hillary’s vote to invade Iraq doesn’t matter because she’s a woman , Rare Contributor 1:42pm, April 17
L.A. schools learn the hard way that using taxpayer money to buy thousands of iPads for students is a bad idea Rare Politics L.A. schools learn the hard way that using taxpayer money to buy thousands of iPads for students is a bad idea , Rare Contributor 2:47pm, April 16
Should you be able to tell the government exactly how to use your tax dollars? Taxation nation Should you be able to tell the government exactly how to use your tax dollars? , Rare Contributor 1:06pm, April 16
Here’s a new video from Remy to improve your Tax Day Rare Humor Here’s a new video from Remy to improve your Tax Day , Rare Contributor 2:21pm, April 15
Chris Christie: “I will crack down and not permit” states to legalize marijuana "War on drugs" Chris Christie: “I will crack down and not permit” states to legalize marijuana , Rare Contributor 11:36am, April 15
Ron Paul: We were told terrorists hated us for our freedom—so maybe they kinda like us now? Rare Liberty Ron Paul: We were told terrorists hated us for our freedom—so maybe they kinda like us now? , Rare Contributor 3:51pm, April 14
A vote for Hillary Clinton is a vote for the drug war and expansion of the police state Police state A vote for Hillary Clinton is a vote for the drug war and expansion of the police state , Rare Contributor 12:14pm, April 14
Why these small examples of government overreach deserve big attention Government run amok Why these small examples of government overreach deserve big attention , Rare Contributor 11:05am, April 13
Congress warns the DOJ: Get in line and stop enforcing medical marijuana prohibitions Marijuana Congress warns the DOJ: Get in line and stop enforcing medical marijuana prohibitions , Rare Contributor 2:47pm, April 10
Worse than Ferguson: Policing for profit, overcriminalization is rampant in other towns around St. Louis Police state Worse than Ferguson: Policing for profit, overcriminalization is rampant in other towns around St. Louis , Rare Contributor 11:43am, April 10
Walter Scott’s brother just said something really important about police misconduct Police state Walter Scott’s brother just said something really important about police misconduct , Rare Contributor 2:33pm, April 9
Tom Cotton isn’t the first politician to claim we could bomb a country quickly and fix everything Foreign policy Tom Cotton isn’t the first politician to claim we could bomb a country quickly and fix everything , Rare Contributor 11:57am, April 9
Poll: Clinton’s lead declines; Rubio, Walker, Paul in striking distance nationally Election 2016 Poll: Clinton’s lead declines; Rubio, Walker, Paul in striking distance nationally , Rare Contributor 3:05pm, April 8
The murder of Walter Scott: Here’s what you need to know Police state The murder of Walter Scott: Here’s what you need to know , Rare Contributor 12:22pm, April 8
Pro-privacy artists erect Edward Snowden statue in NYC park; city promptly takes it down The right to privacy Pro-privacy artists erect Edward Snowden statue in NYC park; city promptly takes it down , Rare Contributor 5:36pm, April 7
Rand Paul’s running for president: Here’s what you need to know Election 2016 Rand Paul’s running for president: Here’s what you need to know , Rare Contributor 2:17pm, April 7
Dianne Feinstein says the First Amendment doesn’t apply to this book The right to privacy Dianne Feinstein says the First Amendment doesn’t apply to this book , Rare Contributor 3:23pm, April 6
Here’s the real reason college tuition keeps spiking Education Here’s the real reason college tuition keeps spiking , Rare Contributor 1:14pm, April 6
Religion? Discrimination? The answer in Indiana is freedom of association Rare Politics Religion? Discrimination? The answer in Indiana is freedom of association , Rare Contributor 12:13pm, April 6
Court decides whether the government can take your land and tell you to shut up about it Government run amok Court decides whether the government can take your land and tell you to shut up about it , Rare Contributor 4:40pm, April 3
So the Pentagon misplaced $45 billion in Afghanistan funds Broken bureaucracy So the Pentagon misplaced $45 billion in Afghanistan funds , Rare Contributor 1:36pm, April 3
Obama just signed an executive order that lets the government seize suspected hackers’ money and stuff Government run amok Obama just signed an executive order that lets the government seize suspected hackers’ money and stuff , Rare Contributor 2:17pm, April 2
Really? Hillary Clinton only sent four emails about drones as Secretary of State? Rare Politics Really? Hillary Clinton only sent four emails about drones as Secretary of State? , Rare Contributor 11:20am, April 2
Jeb Bush: Obama should defend the NSA more Police state Jeb Bush: Obama should defend the NSA more , Rare Contributor 3:02pm, April 1