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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

What’s Wrong with Inequality?

Democratic Party presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have brought the issue of inequality of wealth to the forefront of national debate. That’s a good thing because it enables the American people to confront the issue and, hopefully, ...

Bernie Sanders Deserves Our Thanks

For 26 years The Future of Freedom Foundation has been warning Americans about how socialism was leading America to economic impoverishment, national bankruptcy, moral debauchery, and the destruction of liberty. Consider, for example, this excerpt from my article entitled “

Imagine Your Daughters Dying for South Korea and Eastern Europe

American parents might well rue the day that they refused to listen to us libertarians about the importance of dismantling the Cold War-era, dinosaur-like national-security establishment, or what President Eisenhower called the “military-industrial complex.” That’s because they might well ...

Albright and Kissinger Bring Shame to Hillary Clinton

This past week’s campaign for the Democratic Party presidential nomination reveals that Hillary Clinton not only has good friends on Wall Street who pay her hundreds of thousands of dollars for speeches but also some good friends who have ...

The Washington Post’s Interventionist Mindset

If you have ever yearned for a perfect example of the interventionist mindset that undergirds the mainstream media, the Washington Post provided it last Sunday in an editorial entitled “Failure in Cuba.” The editorial could have easily been ...

No One Has a Right to Health Care

Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says that everyone has a right to health care. Unfortunately, none of his presidential opponents, Democrat or Republican, is going to challenge him on the point. They’re too scared that they’d lose votes by ...

We Are All Socialists (Except for Most Libertarians)

Socialism is in the news, especially since Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is a self-described socialist. That obviously is okay with Iowa voters because he ended up in a virtual tie with Hillary Clinton in the Iowa caucuses. A Des ...

Misplaced Anger with Trump

The common perception is that people are gravitating toward Donald Trump because they’re angry. They’re angry with President Obama. They’re angry with Congress. They’re angry with the Supreme Court. They’re angry that Washington, D.C., is “broken.” They want it ...

Why Do American Christians Support Coerced Charity?

For the life of me, I simply cannot understand why American Christians support the welfare state. Every single welfare-state program is based on forced or coerced charity. How can forced or coerced charity possibly be reconciled with God’s gift ...
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