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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


Sean Hannity’s Keurig boycott is really stupid Rare Politics Sean Hannity’s Keurig boycott is really stupid , Rare Contributor 2:18pm, November 13
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The Trump administration is indefinitely detaining an American and won’t even say who he is Rare Politics The Trump administration is indefinitely detaining an American and won’t even say who he is , Rare Contributor 2:30pm, November 9
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The Saudi blockade of Yemen is starving kids and killing thousands, so why is Washington still defending it? Foreign policy The Saudi blockade of Yemen is starving kids and killing thousands, so why is Washington still defending it? , Rare Contributor 3:41pm, November 8
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Why would the GOP tax bill make adoption more expensive than it already is? Broken bureaucracy Why would the GOP tax bill make adoption more expensive than it already is? , Rare Contributor 1:15pm, November 7
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Talking policy after tragedy is hard enough without impugning our opponents’ intentions Rare Politics Talking policy after tragedy is hard enough without impugning our opponents’ intentions , Rare Contributor 2:27pm, November 6
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This leaked FBI document has black protesters worried they’re under surveillance Police state This leaked FBI document has black protesters worried they’re under surveillance , Rare Contributor 12:56pm, November 2
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Too many in politics are more interested in spiting enemies than advancing good principles Conservatism today Too many in politics are more interested in spiting enemies than advancing good principles , Rare Contributor 7:41pm, November 1
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Federal pot prohibition is ruining the lives of California farmers already devastated by wildfires "War on drugs" Federal pot prohibition is ruining the lives of California farmers already devastated by wildfires , Rare Contributor 3:28pm, October 31
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This bipartisan bill would put some real limits on unconstitutional mass surveillance The Populist This bipartisan bill would put some real limits on unconstitutional mass surveillance , Rare Contributor 4:33pm, October 30
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Reworking the Iran deal sends the wrong message to North Korea Foreign policy Reworking the Iran deal sends the wrong message to North Korea , Rare Contributor 1:02pm, October 25
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Business owner on civil asset forfeiture: “The police just f**ked my life” Police state Business owner on civil asset forfeiture: “The police just f**ked my life” , Rare Contributor 3:26pm, October 24
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Gearing up for nuclear war is not a way to prevent nuclear war Foreign policy Gearing up for nuclear war is not a way to prevent nuclear war , Rare Contributor 2:22pm, October 23
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Jeff Sessions’ plan for asset forfeiture reform doesn’t go nearly far enough Police state Jeff Sessions’ plan for asset forfeiture reform doesn’t go nearly far enough , Rare Contributor 8:21am, October 19
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Trump makes “Values Voters” feel good, but does nothing for them Rare Politics Trump makes “Values Voters” feel good, but does nothing for them , Rare Contributor 3:06pm, October 18
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1 in 3 Republicans say unchecked strongman government would be good for America Rare Politics 1 in 3 Republicans say unchecked strongman government would be good for America , Rare Contributor 3:12pm, October 17
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Tom Cotton would be a terrible pick to lead the CIA Rare Politics Tom Cotton would be a terrible pick to lead the CIA , Rare Contributor 1:59pm, October 16
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Trump’s threats to silence network news are troubling even if you hate network news Rare Politics Trump’s threats to silence network news are troubling even if you hate network news , Rare Contributor 3:06pm, October 12
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Republicans hated Obama’s “pen and phone” approach. Are they cool with Trump doing the same? Rare Politics Republicans hated Obama’s “pen and phone” approach. Are they cool with Trump doing the same? , Rare Contributor 8:53am, October 11
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Congress shouldn’t flip-flop on medical marijuana because of Jeff Sessions "War on drugs" Congress shouldn’t flip-flop on medical marijuana because of Jeff Sessions , Rare Contributor 3:01pm, October 10
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Mike Pence’s NFL stunt was pointless political theater Rare Politics Mike Pence’s NFL stunt was pointless political theater , Rare Contributor 9:18pm, October 9
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No, we don’t need the government to save us from unregulated dog adoptions Government run amok No, we don’t need the government to save us from unregulated dog adoptions , Rare Contributor 8:07am, October 5
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Jimmy Kimmel’s got a point, but no answers on gun violence Late night politics Jimmy Kimmel’s got a point, but no answers on gun violence , Rare Contributor 6:03pm, October 4
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America is so politically fragmented, it might be time to move beyond the two-party system Rare Politics America is so politically fragmented, it might be time to move beyond the two-party system , Rare Contributor 1:45pm, October 3
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An easier way for police to track your cell phone, and other horrible new laws went into effect Police state An easier way for police to track your cell phone, and other horrible new laws went into effect , Rare Contributor 8:21pm, October 2
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The NFL protest debacle is a great opportunity to cut off taxpayer funding for pro sports Government run amok The NFL protest debacle is a great opportunity to cut off taxpayer funding for pro sports , Rare Contributor 1:45pm, September 28
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If we’re nitpicking the NFL protesters’ method, we’re missing their important point Rare Politics If we’re nitpicking the NFL protesters’ method, we’re missing their important point , Rare Contributor 3:22pm, September 27
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There’s a marijuana-related arrest somewhere in America every minute "War on drugs" There’s a marijuana-related arrest somewhere in America every minute , Rare Contributor 3:09pm, September 26
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The NFL banning anthem protests and Trump demanding a ban are two very different things Rare Politics The NFL banning anthem protests and Trump demanding a ban are two very different things , Rare Contributor 2:51pm, September 25
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Cops are roughing up innocent people in their front yards and then just driving away Police state Cops are roughing up innocent people in their front yards and then just driving away , Rare Contributor 10:21am, September 21
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Trump is able to ramp up the drone war because Obama trusted himself too much Foreign policy Trump is able to ramp up the drone war because Obama trusted himself too much , Rare Contributor 12:30pm, September 20
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