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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

Don’t Be Surprised If Saudis Get Away with Murder

While many people are decrying the possibility that the Saudi regime orchestrated and carried out the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, they are limiting their analysis to whether the U.S. government should “punish” Saudi Arabia by cancelling weapons contracts and ...

Open Borders and the Welfare State

In my article “Death, Suffering, and an Immigration Police State,” I pointed out how conservatives who have come into the libertarian movement have brought some of their conservative baggage with them, including their position favoring a massive and ...

Death, Suffering, and an Immigration Police State

Ever since the libertarian movement began attracting conservatives, the movement has grown by leaps and bounds. Not surprisingly, some of these conservatives have come with baggage consisting of conservative positions that some of them have simply been unable to ...

Lessons from Khashoggi’s Disappearance

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is being accused of ordering the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, and his supporters are undoubtedly hoping that the controversy quickly dies and goes away. That would be a big mistake. ...

None Dare Call It Socialism

Whatever one might say about liberals (i.e., leftists or progressives), one thing is certain: When it comes to socialism, they get it. They understand that welfare-state programs like Social Security and Medicare are socialist programs. That’s fine ...

The JFK Assassination, Episode 16

In this series of short videos, FFF president Jacob Hornberger summarizes and details the circumstantial evidence pointing toward the U.S. national-security state as the orchestrator of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Watch the ...

Trump’s Unwitting Devotion to Socialism

Donald Trump and, unfortunately, many of his conservative followers, are absolutely clueless when it comes to socialism. You couldn’t find a better example of this phenomenon than a Trump op-ed that was published in USA Today yesterday. In ...

Why Kavanaugh Matters to Libertarians

I get why conservatives are ecstatic that the U.S. Senate has confirmed President Trump’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, to the Supreme Court. Conservatives prevailed in getting one of their own onto the Court. For a Republican or conservative ...

Christine Ford’s Corroborating Evidence

Throughout the controversy over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, some people were saying that Christine Blasey Ford did not produce “corroborating evidence” to  support her accusation that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her ...

FFF Spelman College Drug War Conference (video)

The conference was co-sponsored by students at Spelman College, Morehouse College in Atlanta, and the Spelhouse National Action Network and was held at Spelman College on September 20, 2018. This was the third Historically Black ...