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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


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
Freddie Gray’s lawyer explains why police body cameras are so important Police state Freddie Gray’s lawyer explains why police body cameras are so important , Rare Contributor 11:08am, April 30
Here’s the definitive #BaltimoreUprising/Freddie Gray reading list Rare Politics Here’s the definitive #BaltimoreUprising/Freddie Gray reading list , Rare Contributor 2:52pm, April 29
Maryland police have received 169 equipment shipments from the Pentagon since Ferguson Police state Maryland police have received 169 equipment shipments from the Pentagon since Ferguson , Rare Contributor 12:39pm, April 29
Commission on Presidential Debates considers allowing third-party candidates onstage Rare Politics Commission on Presidential Debates considers allowing third-party candidates onstage , Rare Contributor 1:57pm, April 28
More content-free campaigning from Hillary Clinton Election 2016 More content-free campaigning from Hillary Clinton , Rare Contributor 11:34am, April 28
NYC city council to consider decriminalizing low-level offenses Police state NYC city council to consider decriminalizing low-level offenses , Rare Contributor 2:43pm, April 27
Here’s how the Obama administration secretly made it easier to launch drone strikes in Pakistan Foreign policy Here’s how the Obama administration secretly made it easier to launch drone strikes in Pakistan , Rare Contributor 1:03pm, April 27
5 bad reasons to vote for a presidential candidate Rare Politics 5 bad reasons to vote for a presidential candidate , Rare Contributor 9:11am, April 27
Most voters think Hillary Clinton is dishonest—but they’d still vote for her Election 2016 Most voters think Hillary Clinton is dishonest—but they’d still vote for her , Rare Contributor 2:25pm, April 24
Canada now requires every new regulation to be offset by nixing an old one of equal burden Regulation nation Canada now requires every new regulation to be offset by nixing an old one of equal burden , Rare Contributor 1:04pm, April 24
Mitch McConnell wants to re-up the Patriot Act for another five years The right to privacy Mitch McConnell wants to re-up the Patriot Act for another five years , Rare Contributor 2:28pm, April 23
Here’s the absurd and manipulative way John Boehner is counting votes in the House of Representatives Rare Politics Here’s the absurd and manipulative way John Boehner is counting votes in the House of Representatives , Rare Contributor 10:56am, April 23
The Pentagon wants to close military bases; Congress says no Broken bureaucracy The Pentagon wants to close military bases; Congress says no , Rare Contributor 2:17pm, April 22
Here’s the one way Hillary Clinton is consistent Rare Politics Here’s the one way Hillary Clinton is consistent , Rare Contributor 11:59am, April 22
Conservatives, liberals, and libertarians alike should be mad about charity bans Government run amok Conservatives, liberals, and libertarians alike should be mad about charity bans , Rare Contributor 2:37pm, April 21
Seriously, it is ok to let your kids go outside alone You're not helping Seriously, it is ok to let your kids go outside alone , Rare Contributor 1:00pm, April 21
Lobbyists spend more money on Congress than taxpayers do Government run amok Lobbyists spend more money on Congress than taxpayers do , Rare Contributor 5:19pm, April 20
Another police killing: Baltimore man dies after encounter with police leaves him with a snapped spine Police state Another police killing: Baltimore man dies after encounter with police leaves him with a snapped spine , Rare Contributor 1:13pm, April 20
Here are 7 reasons to end the war on drugs "War on drugs" Here are 7 reasons to end the war on drugs , Rare Contributor 9:12am, April 20
The military spent $300 million to boost troop morale. It didn’t work Rare Military The military spent $300 million to boost troop morale. It didn’t work , Rare Contributor 3:17pm, April 17
Pelosi: Hillary’s vote to invade Iraq doesn’t matter because she’s a woman Democrats Pelosi: Hillary’s vote to invade Iraq doesn’t matter because she’s a woman , Rare Contributor 1:42pm, April 17