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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

My Talk to the YAL Chapter at Washburn University

Yesterday I had the opportunity to deliver a talk via the Internet on the American police state to the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. I always loving giving talks to YAL members ...

Hey, Newark! Time to Separate School & State!

A fascinating insight into the statist mind, specifically in the context of public schooling, came in the form of an op-ed by Ras J. Baraka, the mayor of Newark, New Jersey. Baraka’s op-ed, entitled “A New Start for ...

The Cuban Embargo Is an Attack on both Cubans and Americans

In its October 11 Sunday edition, the New York Times published an editorial calling for the lifting of the 45-year-old Cold War-era economic embargo against Cuba. The Times pointed out, Over the decades, it became clear to many American ...

Mandated Charity Is Evil, Immoral, and Destructive

For the life of me, I just can’t understand why conservatives and liberals (i.e., progressives) favor mandated charity. With the exception of foreign interventionism, public schooling, and the drug war, it is difficult to conceive of anything more immoral ...

China’s Suppression of Dissent Is Reason for Hope

For the past several weeks, the Chinese government has been brutally suppressing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The protesters consist mostly of students, who are objecting to the Chinese government’s regulation requiring candidates for public office to be pre-approved ...

Where Did Iraq Get Its Weapons of Mass Destruction, Part 2

In April 2003, when U.S. officials were still celebrating their invasion and occupation of Iraq as a fantastic success, I wrote an article entitled, “Where Did Iraq Get Its Weapons of Mass Destruction?” Actually though, it wasn’t actually ...

FFF’s Libertarian Angle Now on Ron Paul’s Voices of Liberty

I am pleased to announce that The Libertarian Angle, FFF’s weekly Internet show featuring Sheldon Richman and me, is now being posted at Voices of Liberty, the exciting Internet venture powered by Ron Paul to spread ideas on liberty. Voices ...

With “Victories” Like WWII, Who Needs Losses?

Even the most ardent of interventionists will concede that World War I was a deadly and destructive debacle. That is certainly how the American people felt after the war was over. They realized that the tens of thousands of ...

FDR Should Have Been Impeached for Pearl Harbor

Ever since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, people have surmised that President Franklin Roosevelt knew that the attack was coming and intentionally let it happen. After all, it is undisputed that U.S. officials had, at the very least, ...

Military Base Dependency

One of the most disastrous effects of America’s post-World War II embrace of a permanent warfare-state apparatus has been the extreme dependency on domestic military bases that dot towns and cities across America. The situation is akin to a ...
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