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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

Trump, FDR, and the Plight of Refugees under Immigration Controls

Republican President Trump’s use of tear gas to prevent foreign citizens from entering the United States to claim refugee status under U.S. law brings to mind that Democrat President Franklin Roosevelt did the same thing in the 1930s. Roosevelt, of ...

More on Washington Post Hypocrisy on Khashoggi and Kennedy

In my blog post yesterday, I pointed out the Washington Post’s hypocrisy in pressing for an investigation to determine whether the assassination of Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was a Saudi Arabian state-sponsored assassination, as compared to the blind ...

Washington Post Hypocrisy on Khashoggi and Kennedy

Ever since Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi Arabian embassy in Turkey, the Post has pressed hard to show that the murder was a state-sponsored assassination orchestrated by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. If only ...

Narcos Mexico and El Chapo

One of the ironies of life is playing out in New York City and on Netflix. In a New York federal courtroom, federal prosecutors are detailing gruesome murders purportedly committed by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, the ...

Are We Being Invaded Yet?

If President Trump’s and the Pentagon’s military defense against the impending refugee invasion of America shows how they defend our country from an invasion, maybe it’s a good thing that the commies didn’t invade the United States ...

The Reason for Killing Iranians

While U.S. sanctions technically permit Iran to import medicines, it is actually just a ruse to make it look like U.S. officials are kind, compassionate, and benevolent. In actuality, the way the sanctions work will mean that ...

The JFK Assassination, Episode 21

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 Leftists Settle for a $15 Minimum Wage?

If economic ignorance among leftists (i.e., liberals and progressives) had no adverse impacts, we could consign it to the ranks of the humorous. Unfortunately, however, such ignorance has very serious adverse consequences, especially on poor people.

Conservative Attacks on Ocasio-Cortez Are Hypocritical

Conservatives are having fun attacking 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the newly elected member of Congress from New York. They’re poking fun at her devotion to socialism. But the real joke is on conservatives because their attacks ...

Drug-War and Immigrant-War Tyranny

Ludwig von Mises pointed out that one government intervention inevitably leads to more government interventions. The reason is that the first intervention inevitably causes a crisis. Rather than repeal the original intervention, public officials double down by ...