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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

There Is No Right to Health Care

The Cuban constitution expressly states that people have a right to health care and that it is the duty of government to guarantee this right by providing hospitals, physicians, and medicine to the ...

Do the Rich Help the Poor?

PRESIDENT CLINTON justified his veto of Congress’s recent repeal of the estate tax by suggesting that most of the benefits of the repeal would go to the wealthy. “Of the $750 billion the ...

U.S. War or Terrorism

"How does the U.S. government distinguish between war and terrorism? Our government continues to bomb Iraq on a regular basis, without a constitutionally required congressional declaration of war, and calls it "war." Our ...

Rising above the Surplus

One of the biggest issues in the presidential race has been what should be done with the surplus. How much of the extra tax revenue should be used to shore up Social Security? ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Antitrust Laws Empower the State”

"On the heels of the Justice Department's antitrust case against that big, bad monopoly Microsoft comes antitrust action by German authorities against Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart? But everyone knows that Wal-Mart doesn't charge high, monopolistic ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Chinese Farmers Protest”

"There has been some interesting news coming out of China. Tens of thousands of farmers have been attacking government buildings and looting communist officials' homes. The reason? The farmers are protesting the Chinese ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Language Laws”

"The Christian Science Monitor reports that Brazilian authorities are cracking down on Brazilians who commit the dastardly act of speaking English words. You know, words such as 'sale' or 'overtime' or 'summer.' Even 'e-mail,' ...

Where Is Freedom in the Income-Tax Debate?

The debate over income-tax cuts between George W. Bush and Al Gore reflects how far Americans have plunged in their understanding of what it means to be free. If elected president, Bush proposes to cut ...
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