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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

What You Can Do to Advance Liberty

Please watch this 6-minute video by Jacob Hornberger. Ideas on liberty matter. They are the way to achieve a free society. If you like a particular perspective published by FFF, please share it with ...

Disappointment Over Tyler Cowen’s Take on the JFK Assassination

Anyone familiar with Tyler Cowen knows that he has been blessed with a brilliant and analytical mind. Such being the case, I was particularly interested in reading his Bloomberg article “How to Test Your Favorite Conspiracy Theory,” ...

Celebrating the Iranian Plane Crash

U.S. officials are undoubtedly raising a glass in celebration of an Iranian plane crash last Sunday that killed all 66 people aboard. After all, from the standpoint of the proponents of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the crash is a dream-come-true. ...

The Conservative Creed

We, the conservatives of America, hold that government should just leave us alone … and (1) Should enforce school-compulsory attendance laws that force us to send our children to state-approved schools; and (2) Should force us through income taxation, Social Security, ...

Much Ado about Nothing on Mueller’s Indictment

I confess deep amusement at the enormous reaction of the U.S mainstream press to the 37-page federal grand-jury indictment that special prosecutor (and former FBI Director) Robert Mueller has secured against 13 Russians and three companies or, as the ...

Massacres, Here and Abroad

With mass shootings come calls for gun control. It’s become a predictable response. Never mind that there was gun control at the site of the latest massacre at that public school in Florida. It’s against the law to carry an ...

Why Do Anti-Immigrants Favor Protectionism?

Okay, I get it: President Trump and his acolytes favor immigration controls because they don’t want people from s***hole countries coming into the United States. What doesn’t makes any sense is why they also favor tariffs, sanctions, embargoes, and ...

A New York Times Fairy Tale

Frank Bruni, columnist for the New York Times, is outraged — outraged! — that people are comparing Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, to Ivanka Trump, the daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump. Both ...

No Due Process for Trump’s Assassinees

President Trump is making a big deal out of the fact that former staff secretary Rob Porter is being denied “due process of law” because people believe that his two former wives are telling the truth regarding his purported ...

The Patheticism of U.S. Sanctions on North Korea

Officials of the Sheraton Hotel might be experiencing some sleepless nights as a result of what they recently did at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. A five-star Sheraton Hotel permitted Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean ...
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