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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

Why Do Some Libertarians Support Social Security? Part 2

After the publication of my article “Why Do Some Libertarians Support Social Security?” I received several emails from older libertarians criticizing me for calling for the immediate repeal of this socialist program. Their critiques can be summarized in ...

Trump Should Take the Fifth

Obviously frustrated by President Trump’s refusal to comply with Special Counsel (and former FBI Director) Robert Mueller’s conditions for an interrogation of Trump, Mueller is now threatening to subpoena Trump to testify before a federal grand jury. A subpoena ...

The JFK Assassination, Episode 8

In this series of short videos, FFF president Jacob Hornberger summarizes and details the circumstantial evidence pointing toward the U.S. national-security state as the orchestrator of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Watch the ...

Why Do Some Libertarians Support Social Security?

NOTE: I will be giving a talk at a breakfast meeting of the Tidewater (Virginia) Libertarian Party this Saturday, August 18, at 8:15 a.m. The event is open to the public. Place: Providence Square Grill, 941 Providence Square Shopping ...

Trump Would Be Stupid to Talk to Mueller

The U.S. mainstream press is obviously becoming increasingly anxious about Special Counsel (and former FBI Director) Robert Mueller’s efforts to bring an early end to Donald Trump’s presidency. After all, it has now been 15 months (and millions of ...

The Common Roots of the Wars on Immigrants and Drugs

I just read a very insightful article about the history of the war on drugs, entitled “How America Convinced the World to Demonize Drugs” by J.S. Rafaeli. The central theme of the article is that while nations around ...

Trump’s War on Turkey for Pastor Brunson

Every year, thousands of American citizens are incarcerated in foreign countries. Yet, President Trump has decided to go to war to secure the release of only one of them. What gives with that? The citizen who is receiving the privileged ...

Medicare for All Would Further Harm the Body Politic

Progressives are an audacious group. Faced with the failure and destructiveness of their socialist programs, their solution is to double down and call for even more socialism. It never occurs to them that if their original socialist program has ...

The JFK Assassination, Episode 7

In this series of short videos, FFF president Jacob Hornberger summarizes and details the circumstantial evidence pointing toward the U.S. national-security state as the orchestrator of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Watch the ...

Abolish Campaign Contribution Limits

In my article, “The First Amendment Protects Dirt,” I pointed out how ridiculous it is to think that Trump campaign officials and maybe even President Trump himself are in legal jeopardy because a group of Russians supposedly provided ...
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