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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



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
Police destroy 90-year-old woman’s house looking for drugs—only to realize it’s the wrong house Police state Police destroy 90-year-old woman’s house looking for drugs—only to realize it’s the wrong house , Rare Contributor 2:38pm, February 18
Eric Holder: “We’re not at a time of war” You can't say that Eric Holder: “We’re not at a time of war” , Rare Contributor 12:41pm, February 18
Memo to D.C.: Refusing to count civilian casualties from American airstrikes doesn’t make them go away Our right to know Memo to D.C.: Refusing to count civilian casualties from American airstrikes doesn’t make them go away , Rare Contributor 1:28pm, February 17
46 percent of Americans now describe healthcare as a “hardship” Obamacare 46 percent of Americans now describe healthcare as a “hardship” , Rare Contributor 11:38am, February 17
Florida and Washington State move to limit warrantless mass surveillance by drone The right to privacy Florida and Washington State move to limit warrantless mass surveillance by drone , Rare Contributor 1:47pm, February 16
“Free range” parents aren’t dangerous to children—but our government is Government run amok “Free range” parents aren’t dangerous to children—but our government is , Rare Contributor 12:17pm, February 16
Chief execs from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Yahoo skip dinner with Obama Rare Politics Chief execs from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Yahoo skip dinner with Obama , Rare Contributor 11:43am, February 16
South Carolina thinks using Facebook in prison is as bad as murder The right to privacy South Carolina thinks using Facebook in prison is as bad as murder , Rare Contributor 2:39pm, February 13
This is how the minimum wage is actually hurting workers Regulation nation This is how the minimum wage is actually hurting workers , Rare Contributor 1:04pm, February 13
“Anti-Wall Street” Elizabeth Warren wants the biggest bank in America to operate in secrecy Democrats “Anti-Wall Street” Elizabeth Warren wants the biggest bank in America to operate in secrecy , Rare Contributor 2:23pm, February 12
Obama’s new AUMF is an unlimited expansion of the war on terror Government run amok Obama’s new AUMF is an unlimited expansion of the war on terror , Rare Contributor 11:27am, February 12
Is Virginia about to legalize industrial hemp? Rare Liberty Is Virginia about to legalize industrial hemp? , Rare Contributor 1:28pm, February 11
The IRS is now in the habit of stealing money from widows Government run amok The IRS is now in the habit of stealing money from widows , Rare Contributor 11:45am, February 11
Harvard study: Banking regulations hurt small banks way more than big Wall Street firms Business Harvard study: Banking regulations hurt small banks way more than big Wall Street firms , Rare Contributor 2:08pm, February 10
Police kill man and his three-legged dog in their home after he called them for help Police state Police kill man and his three-legged dog in their home after he called them for help , Rare Contributor 11:09am, February 10