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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

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Indict the Service Stations Too”

"Why hasn't the government indicted every service station owner in the country? After all, it's obvious that they are engaged in a giant conspiracy against the American people. Have you noticed that they all ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Elian’s Move to Andrews”

"Janet Reno says that Elian Gonzalez is better off at Andrews Air Force Base than he was in the home of the Miami relatives because in Miami, he was subjected to an artificial world of ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “U.S.-Cuban Control”

"It's hard to say whether Elian Gonzalez's father would defect to the United States if he were free to do so. Some Cubans do indeed like living in a society where there is ...

Children are Property of the State

Americans everywhere were outraged at the Cuban diplomat's remark that Elian Gonzales is the property of the Cuban state. If only their outrage extended to their own homeland! For more than 100 years, Americans ...

Understanding the Passion of Cuban-Americans

Last year, I spent a week in Cuba with the official permission of the U.S. Treasury Department and the Cuban Interest Section in Washington, D.C. (the diplomatic agency that is "hosting" Elian ...

What is a Conservative?

The race for the Republican presidential nomination reflected the extent to which conservatives have abandoned their own principles. The two leading Republican contenders, George W. Bush and John McCain, waged a fierce ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “State Sterilizations”

"The reason that the State of Virginia has insurmountable ballot-access barriers that keep Libertarians from appearing on the ballot for statewide races became a little clearer last weekend. (Due to the high barriers, the Libertarian ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “IRS Seizes Church”

"The Internal Revenue Service has planned its annual pre-April 15 advertising campaign. A church in Indianapolis is refusing to pay federal withholding taxes totaling $5.9 million on religious grounds -- that the monies paid ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Gun Control in Kosovo”

"The Clinton administration's program to confiscate weapons in Kosovo provides powerful evidence of why Americans should be opposing gun-control efforts in the United States. There is one and only one reason that ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Bush’s Compassionate Coercion”

"Last week, George W. Bush provided a clear-cut example of 'compassionate conservatism.' He claimed that John McCain is against breast-cancer research because McCain purportedly voted against government funding of such research -- sort ...
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