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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

Why the Founding Fathers Opposed the Pentagon, CIA, and NSA

If you want to see why our nation’s Founding Fathers opposed a national-security state, including a standing army, just take a look at what is happening in Venezuela. Venezuelan President Vicente Maduro is now the supreme dictator of the country ...

The National Security State Was One Big Mistake

The year 1989 brought an unexpected shock to the U.S. national-security establishment. The Soviet Union suddenly and unexpectedly tore down the Berlin Wall, withdrew Soviet troops from East Germany and Eastern Europe, dissolved the Warsaw Pact, dismantled the Soviet ...

Our Ancestors Were Right About the Bill of Rights

A few weeks after the 9/11 attacks, a woman came up to me before I was to give a speech and said, “Thank goodness we have the Bill of Rights to protect us from the terrorists.” She was serious. As ...

Hitler and the NEA

A recent op-ed in the New York Times provides a perfect demonstration of why this country is in a world of hurt, fiscally speaking, and why the situation is almost certain to get worse, at the least in the ...

Why Should the NSA Spy on Foreigners?

Throughout the controversy over whether the U.S. national-security state wire-tapped President Trump, no one, as far as I know, has challenged the legitimacy of the NSA’s spying on citizens of foreign countries, including Russia. The phenomenon is a classic ...

The Pentagon and CIA Are the Cause of the Korean Crisis

Given that we all have been born and raised under the type of governmental structure known as a “national security state,” naturally many Americans are unable to imagine life under a different structure, such as a limited-government republic. Moreover, ...

The Deep State’s Defeat of Donald Trump

While I assumed that the national-security state would ultimately win its war against President Trump, I never figured that Trump would capitulate so soon and so completely. But capitulate he has, and victory for the national security state, or what ...

Trump’s New War for America

With President Trump’s undeclared attack on Syria, a sovereign and independent nation, he has confirmed, once and for all, that he is just another foreign interventionist, no different from his predecessors Barack Obama and George W. Bush. That means, ...

The Biggest Open-Border Zone in History

All of us take it for granted, but the domestic open-border system that the Framers bequeathed to us is one remarkable achievement. Thanks to the Constitution, people are free to travel all across the country, crossing a multitude of ...

Drug War Lessons from Communists

Like the Trump administration, the communist regime in China has announced its intention to crack down in the war on drugs. The fact that the crackdown is coming from one of the most brutal totalitarian regimes in the world ...
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