Rare Contributor

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



Dear college freshmen, here’s how to figure out your politics Dear college freshmen, here’s how to figure out your politics Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:27pm, September 8
6 more big lies the government told us Broken bureaucracy 6 more big lies the government told us Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 6:37am, September 2
6 big lies the government told us Broken bureaucracy 6 big lies the government told us Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:53pm, August 25
5 reasons the police brutality in Ferguson is just the tip of the iceberg Police state 5 reasons the police brutality in Ferguson is just the tip of the iceberg Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:27am, August 18
Going “abroad in search of monsters to destroy” is making more monsters Foreign policy Going “abroad in search of monsters to destroy” is making more monsters Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:56pm, August 11
Here’s 3 things you need to know about young people and liberty in America today Liberty rising Here’s 3 things you need to know about young people and liberty in America today Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 6:21am, August 4
The biggest threat to private property you’ve never even heard of Government run amok The biggest threat to private property you’ve never even heard of Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:36pm, July 28
How Barack Obama spends his leisure time is the least of our worries Rare Politics How Barack Obama spends his leisure time is the least of our worries Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:36am, July 21
Let’s stop waiting for the government to fix our problems and fix them ourselves Let’s stop waiting for the government to fix our problems and fix them ourselves Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:12pm, July 14
War is just one more big government program Broken bureaucracy War is just one more big government program Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:56pm, July 7
Yes, college is too expensive—but forgiving student loans won’t fix it Education Yes, college is too expensive—but forgiving student loans won’t fix it Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:27am, June 30
3 out of 4 of Americans oppose re-invading Iraq because it is a really stupid idea Foreign policy 3 out of 4 of Americans oppose re-invading Iraq because it is a really stupid idea Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:47pm, June 23
Here’s a reminder that the TSA still sucks and we’ve become way too complacent about it The right to privacy Here’s a reminder that the TSA still sucks and we’ve become way too complacent about it Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:29pm, June 16
Just because you don’t like something doesn’t mean it needs to be banned Government run amok Just because you don’t like something doesn’t mean it needs to be banned Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:00pm, June 9
Deleting your rude Facebook comment isn’t censorship—and neither are commencement protests Deleting your rude Facebook comment isn’t censorship—and neither are commencement protests Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 11:05am, June 2
Soldiers & veterans say: Support us by ending the wars Foreign policy Soldiers & veterans say: Support us by ending the wars Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:30am, May 27
Help the homeless–go to jail? Government run amok Help the homeless–go to jail? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:12pm, May 19
Here’s how government makes your beer 44 percent more expensive and way less tasty Regulation nation Here’s how government makes your beer 44 percent more expensive and way less tasty Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:05pm, May 12
Screw “Fair and Balanced” — give me biased news any day The media Screw “Fair and Balanced” — give me biased news any day Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 2:45pm, May 5
No, Sarah Palin, waterboarding is not how we baptize terrorists Conservatism today No, Sarah Palin, waterboarding is not how we baptize terrorists Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:37pm, April 28
I’m a Christian and I want to end the drug war "War on drugs" I’m a Christian and I want to end the drug war Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 12:06pm, April 21
For Millennials, patriotism doesn’t mean compliance Liberty rising For Millennials, patriotism doesn’t mean compliance Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:09pm, April 14
How Washington steals from the young to give to the old Broken bureaucracy How Washington steals from the young to give to the old Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 3:07pm, April 7
Millennials are breaking up with establishment politics–and no, we can’t stay friends Rare Politics Millennials are breaking up with establishment politics–and no, we can’t stay friends Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 1:02pm, March 31
Here are 7 reasons why drones are scary and awful Foreign policy Here are 7 reasons why drones are scary and awful Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:33am, March 26
Are libertarians rule-of-law hypocrites? Government run amok Are libertarians rule-of-law hypocrites? Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 7:46pm, March 19
Message to libertarian purists: Your reason for hating Rand Paul sucks Getting it Right Message to libertarian purists: Your reason for hating Rand Paul sucks Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 4:21pm, March 10
Why Stand Your Ground laws are unintentionally racist and anti-liberty Crime and punishment Why Stand Your Ground laws are unintentionally racist and anti-liberty Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 4:05pm, March 3
Still confused about net neutrality? Here’s what you need to know Still confused about net neutrality? Here’s what you need to know Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 10:08am, February 25
7 Ways Republicans and Democrats are exactly the same Conservatism today 7 Ways Republicans and Democrats are exactly the same Bonnie Kristian, Rare Contributor 4:13pm, February 20