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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

Our Libertarian Angle Tour, Day 1

The first stop on our Libertarian Angle college tour was a great way to start our five-city college tour this week. It was at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Sheldon and I arrived about an hour early ...

Libertarian Angle on the Road

Today is the first leg of our five-city Southeast college tour, featuring FFF’s vice-president, Sheldon Richman, and me. The first stop is this evening — Monday, November 4 —at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Tomorrow will be ...

Let’s Raise Our Vision to a Higher Level

Imagine having been born and raised in a society in which the federal government has controlled religious activity since the founding of the United States. All churches are owned and operated by the federal government. Everyone is required by ...

Egypt’s Lessons for Americans, Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 The ambivalent reaction of the U.S. government to the Egyptian coup should not have surprised anyone. While U.S. law requires a termination of U.S. foreign aid to Egypt in the event of ...

The Healthcare Reform Syndrome

For the life of me, I still don’t understand why Republican congressmen had that big fight over Obamacare and the budget resolution. I mean, why start a fight when you know that you’re going to throw in the towel ...

Why the Kennedy Assassination Still Matters

On the approaching 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, the obvious question arises: What difference does it make? A half century has passed since the assassination. It’s now history. Why spend any time on it? What relevance does it ...

On the Road to Greece

Greece continues to provide a fantastic reality check for the American people. The Greek government continued spending more than it was bringing in with taxes. Rather than slash spending, it borrowed the difference. It kept piling debt on top ...

The CIA’s National-Security Nonsense on JFK Records

Over the weekend, the Dallas Morning News published an interesting article entitled “What We Still Don’t Know About the Kennedy Assassination” by former Washington Post reporter Jefferson Morley. According to the article, the CIA continues to keep secret ...

What Would a Free Society Look Like?

Given the enormous role that the welfare-warfare state plays in American life, it is always easy for libertarians to find deprivations of liberty, such as coerced charity, drug-war incarcerations, the IRS, torture, surveillance, and assassination. Infringements on fundamental rights ...

Chinese Bloggers Give Us Hope and Inspiration

Chinese bloggers who are experiencing a severe crackdown at the hands of their own government provide a source of hope and inspiration for advocates of liberty here in the United States. Take a look at this New York Times op-ed: ...
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