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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


No, Donald Trump is not a libertarian president by any measure Rare Liberty No, Donald Trump is not a libertarian president by any measure , Rare Contributor 3:24pm, January 9
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Are Trump’s hotels selling crony capitalists access to the president? Rare Politics Are Trump’s hotels selling crony capitalists access to the president? , Rare Contributor 10:55am, January 5
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The Founders would never have trusted the president with sole power to wage nuclear war Foreign policy The Founders would never have trusted the president with sole power to wage nuclear war , Rare Contributor 12:27pm, January 3
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This unarmed, young father of two was tragically killed by police because of “swatting” Police state This unarmed, young father of two was tragically killed by police because of “swatting” , Rare Contributor 11:11am, January 2
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Now the government wants to decide who gets to apply eyelash extensions Government run amok Now the government wants to decide who gets to apply eyelash extensions , Rare Contributor 11:18am, December 28
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The mystery surrounding Justine Damond’s killing by police is why body cameras are so necessary Police state The mystery surrounding Justine Damond’s killing by police is why body cameras are so necessary , Rare Contributor 12:59pm, December 27
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Texas police fatally shot a 6-year-old boy just days before Christmas Police state Texas police fatally shot a 6-year-old boy just days before Christmas , Rare Contributor 12:34pm, December 26
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This young mom lost her baby after she was Tased by police for struggling to remove her tongue ring Police state This young mom lost her baby after she was Tased by police for struggling to remove her tongue ring , Rare Contributor 10:35am, December 21
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It isn’t surprising Washington would have a problem with sexual predators Rare Politics It isn’t surprising Washington would have a problem with sexual predators , Rare Contributor 10:54am, December 20
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Why does the Republican tax plan still make taxpayers subsidize NFL stadiums? Taxation nation Why does the Republican tax plan still make taxpayers subsidize NFL stadiums? , Rare Contributor 1:45pm, December 19
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If Trump were serious about improving policing and safety, he’d stop militarizing the police Police state If Trump were serious about improving policing and safety, he’d stop militarizing the police , Rare Contributor 1:54pm, December 18
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Four theories on why Roy Moore lost Rare Politics Four theories on why Roy Moore lost , Rare Contributor 9:39am, December 13
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Why is our government tearing families apart to deport people with no criminal record? Immigration Why is our government tearing families apart to deport people with no criminal record? , Rare Contributor 2:21pm, December 12
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A judge blasts the government’s claim of “unchecked power” over an American citizen being indefinitely detained Foreign policy A judge blasts the government’s claim of “unchecked power” over an American citizen being indefinitely detained , Rare Contributor 3:01pm, December 11
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This Indiana town tried to force low-income families out of their homes by drowning them in petty fines Government run amok This Indiana town tried to force low-income families out of their homes by drowning them in petty fines , Rare Contributor 12:37pm, December 7
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Make Roy Moore the face of the pro-life movement and you might win this battle, but you will definitely lose the war Rare Politics Make Roy Moore the face of the pro-life movement and you might win this battle, but you will definitely lose the war , Rare Contributor 11:58am, December 6
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Let’s celebrate the end of Prohibition by ending the drug war, too "War on drugs" Let’s celebrate the end of Prohibition by ending the drug war, too , Rare Contributor 2:42pm, December 5
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The president is not above the law, even if his lawyer thinks he is Rare Politics The president is not above the law, even if his lawyer thinks he is , Rare Contributor 4:15pm, December 4
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Liberty University should not honor Tomi Lahren and Corey Lewandowski as speakers The Populist Liberty University should not honor Tomi Lahren and Corey Lewandowski as speakers , Rare Contributor 11:16am, December 1
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The Coast Guard is fighting the drug war by chaining people to boats for months without shelter or toilets "War on drugs" The Coast Guard is fighting the drug war by chaining people to boats for months without shelter or toilets , Rare Contributor 8:41am, December 1
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Our tax dollars shouldn’t be used to cover up government officials’ sex crimes Rare Politics Our tax dollars shouldn’t be used to cover up government officials’ sex crimes , Rare Contributor 2:07pm, November 29
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Records show these prosecutors gave themselves huge bonuses using asset forfeiture funds Police state Records show these prosecutors gave themselves huge bonuses using asset forfeiture funds , Rare Contributor 3:15pm, November 28
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A couple says police ransacked their house after mistaking hibiscus for marijuana — it’s ridiculous that authorities were called at all Police state A couple says police ransacked their house after mistaking hibiscus for marijuana — it’s ridiculous that authorities were called at all , Rare Contributor 12:01pm, November 28
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Our government is trying to bomb all the drugs out of Afghanistan "War on drugs" Our government is trying to bomb all the drugs out of Afghanistan , Rare Contributor 10:19am, November 24
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Christians shouldn’t confuse religion with politics Rare Politics Christians shouldn’t confuse religion with politics , Rare Contributor 9:30am, November 22
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The police spent 18 hours blowing up this man’s house to catch a shoplifter Police state The police spent 18 hours blowing up this man’s house to catch a shoplifter , Rare Contributor 1:54pm, November 21
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Apple must once again refuse to make a “golden key” that would allow the government to break into iPhones The Populist Apple must once again refuse to make a “golden key” that would allow the government to break into iPhones , Rare Contributor 2:45pm, November 20
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Actress Rose McGowan’s arrest sheds light on a serious criminal justice reform issue Police state Actress Rose McGowan’s arrest sheds light on a serious criminal justice reform issue , Rare Contributor 8:32am, November 16
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What do you do with a problem like Roy Moore? Rare Politics What do you do with a problem like Roy Moore? , Rare Contributor 11:17am, November 15
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The U.S. has been aiding the Saudi war in Yemen, and Congress finally did something about it Foreign policy The U.S. has been aiding the Saudi war in Yemen, and Congress finally did something about it , Rare Contributor 4:55pm, November 14
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