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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 Emergency Destruction of American Liberty

Emergencies are the time-honored method by which people lose their freedom. That’s because public officials use emergencies as a way to acquire totalitarian powers, under the rationale that they need such powers to keep people “safe.” Of course, officials ...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Is Roiling the Assassination Waters

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is roiling the assassination waters with the publication of his new book American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family, where he sets forth his skepticism regarding the official explanations of the assassinations of ...

Do We Still Need the Bill of Rights?

When you think about it, the U.S. Bill of Rights constitutes one gigantic insult against the Pentagon, the CIA, the NSA, and the FBI — yes, the very people that Americans profusely thank for “their service.” That’s because the ...

A Conspiracy Contradiction at the Washington Times

I wonder if noted conservative writer R. Emmett Tyrell Jr. realizes that he has just contradicted himself in an op-ed in the Washington Times entitled, “Re-examining the RFK Assassination.” Based on a new book by Robert F. Kennedy ...

Tyranny and Gun Control in Venezuela

By any reasonable definition of the word “tyranny,” Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro meets it. His recent reelection was a sham, especially since he banned any opposition candidate or party who would have had any reasonable chance to defeat him. ...

Memorial Day Is Based on a Lie

Today, Memorial Day, Americans across the land will hear the same message: that U.S. soldiers who have died in America's foreign wars and foreign interventions have done so in the defense of our rights and freedoms. It is a ...

How Trump Can Still Win His Nobel on Korea

All is not lost. Despite the fact that President Trump has cancelled his much-ballyhooed summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jung Un, the president and his army of Trumpsters and Trumpistas need not despair. There is still an opportunity ...

A Remarkable Lawyer and a Fascinating Case

The New York Times has published a lengthy obituary of one of most remarkable lawyers in U.S. history, an African-American woman named Dovey Johnson Roundtree, who passed away last Monday at the age of 104. Her most famous ...

America: The Dictatress of the World

On July 4, 1821, John Quincy Adams delivered a speech that summarized America’s founding foreign policy of noninterventionism. Having gone down in history with the title “In Search of Monsters to Destroy,” Adams pointed out that one of the ...

Bush’s Wrong-Headed View on Foreign Policy

Like other conservatives, former President George W. Bush has a muddled understanding of the foreign-policy principles of "interventionism" and "isolationism." In a recent speech to a group in Washington, D.C., called the Atlantic Council, Bush decried President Trump’s foreign policy ...
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