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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

Open Immigration with a Welfare State

Although free-market economist Milton Friedman defended the principle of open immigration, he had a caveat: “It's just obvious you can't have free immigration and a welfare state.” Conservatives and even some libertarians have long used Friedman’s statement to justify ...

Open Borders Is the Only Libertarian Immigration Position

There is a common misconception in the libertarian movement that there are two positions on immigration within libertarianism: the position favoring open borders and the position favoring government-controlled borders. Nothing could be further from the truth. Libertarianism is a consistent ...

Trump and the Abandonment of Principle

For decades, Republicans and conservatives have poked fun at libertarians for being a “marginal” movement, one outside the mainstream of American political thought and political power. Their message has been that libertarians should do as they did — become ...

Continued Secrecy in the JFK Assassination?

In the early 1990s, Congress enacted the 1992 JFK Assassination Records Collection Act, which ordered federal agencies, including the CIA, to disclose to the American people their long-secret records relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The ...

No CIA Regime Change in Venezuela

Venezuela is in a state of crisis and collapse. The socialist economic system of President Hugo Chavez and his successor Vicente Maduro has plunged the nation into an economic black hole, one that, according to a front-page article ...

Ellen Browning Scripps Would Have Been Proud

An interesting controversy has broken out at Scripps College in Claremont, California. Several students and professors are protesting the selection of former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Madeleine Albright, as the commencement speaker. The controversy at the small liberal ...

Gun Control and the Right to Resist Tyranny

If Jews in Nazi Germany had been free to own guns, would that have diminished the impact of the Holocaust? GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson candidate set off a political firestorm by proclaiming that it would have. Gun-rights critics went ...
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