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Author » Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger is founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation. He was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, and received his B.A. in economics from Virginia Military Institute and his law degree from the University of Texas. He was a trial attorney for twelve years in Texas. He also was an adjunct professor at the University of Dallas, where he taught law and economics. In 1987, Mr. Hornberger left the practice of law to become director of programs at the Foundation for Economic Education. He has advanced freedom and free markets on talk-radio stations all across the country as well as on Fox News’ Neil Cavuto and Greta van Susteren shows and he appeared as a regular commentator on Judge Andrew Napolitano’s show Freedom Watch. View these interviews at LewRockwell.com and from Full Context. Send him email.

Latest from Jacob Hornberger

The Misguided Attacks on Betsy DeVos

The mainstream media and American leftists are up in arms over the selection of conservative Betsy DeVos to head the U.S. Department of Education. They’re pointing to her lack of knowledge about how public schools operate and her conservative ...

The Religion of National-Security Statism

In my article last week, Fallacies of the Anti-Islam Crowd, I pointed out three fallacies of the anti-Islam crowd in America, which consists of those people who have convinced themselves that terrorist attacks against the United States are ...

Moral Blindness among the Statists

A new controversy stirred up by President Trump has propelled the moral blindness of liberals, conservatives, and the mainstream press into the forefront of American political discussion. Trump’s latest controversy involved a response he gave in an interview ...

Yemen and at the Bay of Pigs

NBC News is reporting that contrary to what U.S. officials have been maintaining, the goal of the recent U.S. military attack in Yemen was not to capture computers but rather to kill or capture a man named Qassim ...

Trump’s Dictatorial Tendencies Are Normal in a Welfare-Warfare State

President Trump has lashed out in anger against a federal judge in Seattle for putting a temporary quietus on Trump’s recent immigration dictates. Trump labeled Judge James Robart  a “so-called judge,” notwithstanding the fact that this “so-called judge” has ...

Fallacies of the Anti-Islam Crowd

Ever since the 9/11 attacks, there has been a fringe element in American society that has claimed that the attacks were part of a centuries-old religious war between Islam and Christianity. They’ve claimed that Muslims constitute a grave threat ...

Trump’s Other Expensive Socialist Plan

Unfortunately, the Trump Wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, which is estimated to cost around $15 billion but undoubtedly will end up being much higher, is not the only socialist project that President Trump is devoted to. There is also ...

Iraqi Refugees and Quislings

During this past weekend’s immigration-ban chaos, the stories of two immigrant refugees, Hameed Khalid Darweesh and Fuad Shareef, struck me. Both of them were from Iraq and both of them were fleeing to the United States in fear of ...

Four More Years of Bush-Obama, and Maybe Worse

The verdict is in. After 16 years of death and destruction in the Middle East and Afghanistan at the hands of the U.S. national-security establishment, America is now facing four more years of the same. How do we know this? ...

Trump’s Immigration Chaos

Ever since I established The Future of Freedom Foundation 27 years ago, I have argued that the perpetual, ongoing immigration crisis in America is rooted in federal immigration controls. That’s because immigration controls are a form of central planning, ...
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