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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

Donald Trump: Cold War Anachronism

Perhaps President Trump thinks that by further destroying the freedom of the American people to travel and spend money in Cuba, he can ingratiate himself with the national-security establishment in the hopes they will lay off him with their ...

Tyranny at Home to Fight Tyranny Abroad

President Trump has reminded us of how the U.S. government destroyed the liberty of the American people in the name of fighting tyranny abroad. Exercising the same dictatorial method that his predecessors have employed — executive decrees — he ...

Conservatives Hate the Truth About the Troops

After the publication of my article “Thank You for Your Killing,” I received a vituperative twitter attack by a self-labeled conservative woman, who called me an “idiot,” said I was “NO AMERICAN” (her caps), called me a “liberal,” ...

They Made Us Reds to Fight the Reds

At the end of World War II, U.S. officials told the American people that despite the Allied victory over Nazi Germany, America could not rest. That was because, they said, the United States now faced a new official enemy, ...

The Bizarre Mindset of Gun-Controllers

Just consider the latest shooting episode in Alexandria, Virginia. An angry and disgruntled leftist, James Hodgkinson, takes a handgun and an assault rifle to an Alexandria ball park and starts shooting a group of Republicans who are practicing for ...

Killing Muslims Will Land You in Jail

Ever since the “war on terrorism” morphed into the “war on Islam” or “the war on Muslims” or “the war on radical Muslims,” I have warned people who subscribe to this notion: Do not go out and start killing ...

Thank You for Your Killing

One of the most interesting bromides to enter the American political lexicon after the 9/11 attacks has been the line that Americans have been taught to say to American soldiers: “Thank you for your service.” Yet, hardly anyone ever makes ...

Violence Abroad Leads to Violence at Home

The mainstream media is publishing the standard, predictable explanations for the latest shooting rampage, this one against Republicans playing baseball in a park in Alexandria, Virginia. The two most popular are the right of people to own guns and ...

Tyranny Over There But Not Over Here

One of the fascinating aspects of tyranny is that people can recognize it when it happens in other countries but are blind about it when it happens at home. The American people, especially the U.S. mainstream press, are a ...

Will They Succeed in Removing Trump from Office?

If the Pentagon and the CIA stepped in, removed Trump from office, took control, and promised a new election within a reasonable period of time, my hunch is that there would be a lot of established types, especially within ...
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