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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 Anti-Russia Brouhaha

There is so much I just don’t get about the anti-Russia brouhaha that has the Washington establishment, the mainstream press, the leftist movement, and even some conservatives all roiled up. To me it looks like one giant political carnival ...

On JFK and Conspiracy Theories

JFKfacts.org links to a 12-minute video commentary called “Conspiracy’s Grip,” which focuses on various conspiracies and conspiracy theories, including the JFK assassination. Among the people who are featured in the commentary is Jefferson Morley, a former reporter for ...

Patriotism and Conscience: The Edward Snowden Affair

The Edward Snowden case provides a good example of how the conversion of the federal government from a limited-government republic to a national-security state has warped and perverted the morals, values, principles, and consciences of the American people. Snowden is ...

Was the Cold War Constitutional?

For 45 years, the United States was engaged in a Cold War against the Soviet Union and communism. In the 1960s, the war brought the country to the edge of nuclear war. It brought about the deaths of more ...

Duterte’s Murder Model is the U.S. Government

The mainstream media is taking President Trump to task for making nice with the democratically elected dictator of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, by talking to him and inviting him for a visit in the White House. They say that ...

On That Day Began Lies

Like many other mainstream political commentators, Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum is outraged and indignant over Donald Trump’s public praise and open embrace of foreign dictators who are allied or friendly with the U.S. government. In an op-ed in ...

Separate Healthcare and the State

Anyone who believes that the GOP’s healthcare “reform” plan, which the House of Representatives passed yesterday, is going to solve America’s healthcare crisis is in serious need of a dose of reality. Regardless of what the plan says or ...

Madison Was Right about War

Given that so many Americans continue to express gratitude to the troops for their forever service in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Syria, and elsewhere, it would be worthwhile to revisit the immortal words of James Madison, the father of ...

The National-Security State’s Tradition of Embracing Dictators

The New York Times editorial board is outraged and indignant that President Trump has invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to the United States to meet with Trump. In an editorial entitled “Donald Trump Embraces Another Despot,” the ...

The Pope’s Misguided Attack on Libertarianism

According to an article on Breibart, Pope Francis recently issued a broadside against libertarianism in a message sent to members of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Referring to libertarianism, the Pope stated in part, A common characteristic of ...
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