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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



Why are American students leaving law school to become engineers? Education Why are American students leaving law school to become engineers? , Rare Contributor 11:44am, March 11
Ron Paul: Yes, of course my plan to audit the Fed is part of my plan to end the Fed Liberty rising Ron Paul: Yes, of course my plan to audit the Fed is part of my plan to end the Fed , Rare Contributor 3:51pm, March 10
The Social Security Administration thinks there are 6.5 million 112-year-olds in America Getting it Right The Social Security Administration thinks there are 6.5 million 112-year-olds in America , Rare Contributor 12:25pm, March 10
Washington wasted nearly $125 billion last year because they paid it to the wrong people Government run amok Washington wasted nearly $125 billion last year because they paid it to the wrong people , Rare Contributor 4:01pm, March 9
Ferguson judge who jailed people over unpaid fines owes $172,646 in back taxes Government run amok Ferguson judge who jailed people over unpaid fines owes $172,646 in back taxes , Rare Contributor 1:29pm, March 9
The DOJ’s Ferguson report reveals a pattern of government abuse, corruption and injustice Police state The DOJ’s Ferguson report reveals a pattern of government abuse, corruption and injustice , Rare Contributor 3:37pm, March 5
Wyoming makes it legal to buy food directly from your neighbors and local farm Regulation nation Wyoming makes it legal to buy food directly from your neighbors and local farm , Rare Contributor 3:00pm, March 5
A Texas Christian conservative’s case for legal marijuana Marijuana A Texas Christian conservative’s case for legal marijuana , Rare Contributor 10:49am, March 5
Uh, what? NYPD says legal pot in Colorado made NYC more dangerous "War on drugs" Uh, what? NYPD says legal pot in Colorado made NYC more dangerous , Rare Contributor 2:59pm, March 4
The Nobel Committee seems to regret giving Obama the Peace Prize Obama The Nobel Committee seems to regret giving Obama the Peace Prize , Rare Contributor 12:46pm, March 4
Texas town sees crime drop by almost two thirds after firing police, hiring private security Across the U.S.A. Texas town sees crime drop by almost two thirds after firing police, hiring private security , Rare Contributor 2:31pm, March 3
White House: Obama is “very interested” in raising taxes by executive order Rare Politics White House: Obama is “very interested” in raising taxes by executive order , Rare Contributor 11:40am, March 3
Jeb Bush bused lobbyist supporters to CPAC to win the straw poll—and still lost Conservatism today Jeb Bush bused lobbyist supporters to CPAC to win the straw poll—and still lost , Rare Contributor 5:02pm, March 2
Millennials at CPAC 2015: A major generational divide on foreign policy? Conservatism today Millennials at CPAC 2015: A major generational divide on foreign policy? , Rare Contributor 1:14pm, March 2
4 libertarian moments in the new season of House of Cards Rare Liberty 4 libertarian moments in the new season of House of Cards , Rare Contributor 10:38am, March 2
Did Gary Johnson just announce his 2016 candidacy? Rare Politics Did Gary Johnson just announce his 2016 candidacy? , Rare Contributor 3:13pm, February 27
#TheDress divides Washington, too What's wrong with people #TheDress divides Washington, too , Rare Contributor 12:03pm, February 27
Pentagon overpays by as much as 392 percent for spare parts Government run amok Pentagon overpays by as much as 392 percent for spare parts , Rare Contributor 1:47pm, February 26
Instead of keeping DHS open, let’s defund it—forever Broken bureaucracy Instead of keeping DHS open, let’s defund it—forever , Rare Contributor 12:00pm, February 26
Jon Stewart: Shouldn’t we care more about inflated evidence for going to war than inflated war records? The media Jon Stewart: Shouldn’t we care more about inflated evidence for going to war than inflated war records? , Rare Contributor 1:38pm, February 25
The Heritage Foundation is for family values… unless they might conflict with petty political goals? Rare Politics The Heritage Foundation is for family values… unless they might conflict with petty political goals? , Rare Contributor 11:25am, February 25
Michigan police confiscate $11,000, car, gun and possibly house over marijuana seedlings Police state Michigan police confiscate $11,000, car, gun and possibly house over marijuana seedlings , Rare Contributor 1:25pm, February 24
Minnesota state senator proposes a “none of the above” option on the ballot Rare Politics Minnesota state senator proposes a “none of the above” option on the ballot , Rare Contributor 11:28am, February 24
Here’s how to watch “CitizenFour,” the pro-liberty film that won the Oscar for best documentary Liberty rising Here’s how to watch “CitizenFour,” the pro-liberty film that won the Oscar for best documentary , Rare Contributor 6:30pm, February 23
Rand Paul nails it when asked if he thinks Obama loves America Getting it Right Rand Paul nails it when asked if he thinks Obama loves America , Rare Contributor 2:32pm, February 23
Here are 7 ways government makes our liquor less cheap, safe and delicious Regulation nation Here are 7 ways government makes our liquor less cheap, safe and delicious , Rare Contributor 10:55am, February 23
Why did the Pentagon spend millions last year on Viagra? The answer isn’t as funny as you might think Broken bureaucracy Why did the Pentagon spend millions last year on Viagra? The answer isn’t as funny as you might think , Rare Contributor 2:47pm, February 20
Top Democrat: I’ll change my position on medical marijuana if you stop saying mean things about me Democrats Top Democrat: I’ll change my position on medical marijuana if you stop saying mean things about me , Rare Contributor 11:36am, February 20
Here’s how a Gitmo torturer honed his techniques as a detective in Chicago Police state Here’s how a Gitmo torturer honed his techniques as a detective in Chicago , Rare Contributor 1:32pm, February 19
State Department criticizes ISIS for… high cell phone taxes? Foreign policy State Department criticizes ISIS for… high cell phone taxes? , Rare Contributor 11:00am, February 19