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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 Worst Mistake in U.S. History

The worst mistake in U.S. history was the conversion after World War II of the U.S. government from a constitutional, limited-government republic to a national-security state. Nothing has done more to warp and distort the conscience, principles, and values ...

Did the CIA Assassinate Letelier and Moffitt?

Ever since the assassination of former Chilean official Orlando Letelier in 1976, the official position, promoted by both the mainstream press and the Washington establishment, was that former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, who the U.S. helped install into power, ...

The Supreme Court Failed Us on Vietnam

With last night’s beginning of Ken Burns’ new documentary about the Vietnam War, the war will be brought back to the front burner for national discussion and debate. There is one thing that is crystal clear and indisputable about the ...

Why No Indictment for Conspiring to Murder Castro?

During the Church Committee hearings in the 1970s, Congress and the American people learned that the CIA, in partnership with the Mafia, conspired to assassinate Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Ever since then, the U.S. mainstream media has poked fun ...

Healthcare Socialism Is Healthcare Quackery

For the past eight years, conservatives made repealing Obamacare their mantra. Conservative commentators made it the primary theme of their op-eds. Conservative politicians made it the theme of their political campaigns. Conservative educational foundations and think tanks made it ...

Owners Have the Right to Price-Gouge

The New York Times recently published an interesting article about the price-gouging debate between advocates of the free market and advocates of economic interventionism. Although the author, Andrew Ross Sorkin, states at the end of the article that ...

The Case for Open Borders

FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger talks open immigration with a class at Northwoods University.

Iran’s War on Booze Is Like America’s War on Drugs

After 40 years of booze illegality, Iran is getting hit with a dose of reality. Iranian officials are discovering that laws that criminalize the possession or consumption of alcohol do not work. According to an article in the ...

Interventionism Produced the 9/11 Attacks

One thing is certain about the U.S. mainstream media’s memorialization of the 9/11 attacks. They are not about to mention, much less emphasize, that the attacks were among the rotten fruits of U.S. interventionism, the foreign-policy philosophy that continues ...

Sanctions Are an Act of War

If the Pentagon suddenly bombed North Korea, killing thousands of North Korean citizens, that would clearly be considered an act of war. Yet, when the U.S. government intentionally targets North Korea with economic sanctions that kill thousands of North ...
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