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



Will NYC get rid of 1.2 million open arrest warrants for low-level offenses? Police state Will NYC get rid of 1.2 million open arrest warrants for low-level offenses? , Rare Contributor 5:01pm, May 19
35,000 Japanese protesters march to oppose a new American military base in Okinawa Foreign policy 35,000 Japanese protesters march to oppose a new American military base in Okinawa , Rare Contributor 1:30pm, May 19
Poll: 2 out of 3 voters say the Iraq War is a major issue for 2016 Election 2016 Poll: 2 out of 3 voters say the Iraq War is a major issue for 2016 , Rare Contributor 11:02am, May 19
The Office’s Ed Helms burned Rolling Stone in his UVA commencement address Getting it Right The Office’s Ed Helms burned Rolling Stone in his UVA commencement address , Rare Contributor 12:47pm, May 18
How government hurts inner-city black communities Across the U.S.A. How government hurts inner-city black communities , Rare Contributor 9:08am, May 18
Political dynasties make fresh politics almost impossible Election 2016 Political dynasties make fresh politics almost impossible , Rare Contributor 2:15pm, May 15
Jon Stewart explains how messed up Jeb Bush’s comments were about the Iraq War Rare Politics Jon Stewart explains how messed up Jeb Bush’s comments were about the Iraq War , Rare Contributor 1:13pm, May 15
This mental experiment will leave you amazed that Hillary Clinton is a presidential candidate Democrats This mental experiment will leave you amazed that Hillary Clinton is a presidential candidate , Rare Contributor 2:39pm, May 14
Rare POV
The new conservative government in Britain is taking a really scary approach to free speech Rare Liberty The new conservative government in Britain is taking a really scary approach to free speech , Rare Contributor 11:26am, May 14
Did you know modern American libertarianism was founded by four women? Rare Liberty Did you know modern American libertarianism was founded by four women? , Rare Contributor 5:20pm, May 13
Vote Marco Rubio if you want a government that invades everything everywhere all the time Rare Politics Vote Marco Rubio if you want a government that invades everything everywhere all the time , Rare Contributor 12:55pm, May 13
The shocking new weapons that are being stockpiled by America’s police departments Police state The shocking new weapons that are being stockpiled by America’s police departments , Rare Contributor 2:26pm, May 12
Senators Rand Paul and Ron Wyden are both threatening Patriot Act filibusters The right to privacy Senators Rand Paul and Ron Wyden are both threatening Patriot Act filibusters , Rare Contributor 11:59am, May 12
NSA chief: I didn’t lie to Congress about spying on millions of Americans—I just forgot about it The right to privacy NSA chief: I didn’t lie to Congress about spying on millions of Americans—I just forgot about it , Rare Contributor 2:16pm, May 11
Jeb Bush: Hillary and I would both have invaded Iraq Rare Politics Jeb Bush: Hillary and I would both have invaded Iraq , Rare Contributor 11:41am, May 11
Ben Carson’s hyperbole is a poor substitute for serious policy ideas Rare Politics Ben Carson’s hyperbole is a poor substitute for serious policy ideas , Rare Contributor 9:12am, May 11
This spy agency wants to bulldoze 47 homes to get fancy new headquarters Government run amok This spy agency wants to bulldoze 47 homes to get fancy new headquarters , Rare Contributor 9:03am, May 9
Judge: Government can borrow your truck, use it in a drug bust, trash it and pay you nothing Government run amok Judge: Government can borrow your truck, use it in a drug bust, trash it and pay you nothing , Rare Contributor 1:07pm, May 8
The government spent two years deciphering the song “Louie Louie” before realizing the Copyright Office had the lyrics Government run amok The government spent two years deciphering the song “Louie Louie” before realizing the Copyright Office had the lyrics , Rare Contributor 3:09pm, May 7
Why is Mike Huckabee even running for president? Election 2016 Why is Mike Huckabee even running for president? , Rare Contributor 11:54am, May 7
One of the only computer scientists in Congress is taking a tough stand against the NSA The right to privacy One of the only computer scientists in Congress is taking a tough stand against the NSA , Rare Contributor 2:52pm, May 6
ISIS is claiming responsibility for the Texas attack, but it’s a lie Foreign policy ISIS is claiming responsibility for the Texas attack, but it’s a lie , Rare Contributor 1:44pm, May 6
We’re spending a heck of a lot of money keeping old people locked up "War on drugs" We’re spending a heck of a lot of money keeping old people locked up , Rare Contributor 2:29pm, May 5
Giving more money to public schools won’t fix Baltimore Education Giving more money to public schools won’t fix Baltimore , Rare Contributor 12:18pm, May 5
Government-run liquor stores claim the free market is “bullying” them by breaking up their monopoly Government run amok Government-run liquor stores claim the free market is “bullying” them by breaking up their monopoly , Rare Contributor 2:42pm, May 4
IRS and DOJ will cut back on civil asset forfeiture against small businesses Rare Liberty IRS and DOJ will cut back on civil asset forfeiture against small businesses , Rare Contributor 10:38am, May 4
Despite what TV tells us, torture is still not effective or heroic Getting it Right Despite what TV tells us, torture is still not effective or heroic , Rare Contributor 8:36am, May 4
Texas bill would require a warrant before police can search your body cavities on the side of the road Police state Texas bill would require a warrant before police can search your body cavities on the side of the road , Rare Contributor 3:00pm, May 1
Donald Rumsfeld offered a really good perspective on riots back in 2003 Getting it Right Donald Rumsfeld offered a really good perspective on riots back in 2003 , Rare Contributor 2:03pm, May 1
Poll: Millennials trust the media even less than Congress and Wall Street Poll: Millennials trust the media even less than Congress and Wall Street , Rare Contributor 2:47pm, April 30