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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

Lead Us Into Temptation, Evil, and Death

Every Sunday American Christians go to church and pray The Lord’s Prayer, which includes the following plea: “Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.” The rest of the week, many of these same Christians then proceed ...

Some Levity at the State Department Over Venezuela

A couple of weeks ago, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki brought a bit of levity to a press briefing on the ongoing crisis in Venezuela, specifically regarding Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s accusation that the U.S. government was involved ...

ISIS and the National Security Scam

U.S. national-security officials are scratching their heads over the decision by young people from around the world to join ISIS. Totally befuddled, U.S. officials just don’t understand why anyone would do such a thing. At the same time, of course, ...

The National-Security State’s ISIS Racket

The official enemy de jour that has everyone all riled up and scared is ISIS. If U.S. forces don’t bomb ISIS, the argument goes, ISIS will take over Iraq, and Syria, and Lebanon, and Europe, and Asia, and Latin ...

O’Reilly, Oswald, and Hot Water

Fox News conservative commentator Bill O’Reilly is in hot water over a matter relating to Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy. News media on the Internet are abuzz over allegations that O’Reilly fibbed about ...

The War State at 99 Cents

I often receive unsolicited books from authors. When I do, I quickly thumb through the table of contents and if it grabs my attention, I peruse the book. I can usually tell very quickly whether it is the type ...

Gun Control, Death, and the Drug War

Twenty-five year old Terry Gillenwater will not be holding up any more pharmacies. That’s because he was shot dead while committing an armed robbery at the Good Family Pharmacy in Pinch, West Virginia. Gillenwater entered the pharmacy wearing a mask, ...

Conservative Blindness on Principle

One of the things that totally befuddle conservatives is the unwavering commitment to principles which characterizes libertarians. Conservatives just don’t get it. When it comes to the matter of principle, conservatives have one great big blind spot. Many years ago, ...

Operation Iraqi “Freedom”

The most important thing about Operation Iraqi Freedom is how it demonstrates how U.S. national-security state officials view the concept of freedom. In their minds, the 11 years of brutal occupation on the part of the U.S. military brought ...

Is a War of Aggression a War Crime or Not?

Many people believe that during war American soldiers are required to obey any orders they are issued to them and that the citizenry should honor the troops for serving their country by loyally carrying out such orders. Actually, however, every ...
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