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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

Reform Social Security … or Repeal It?

WITH THE presidential campaign season here, the quadrennial debate over Social Security has begun. Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush is calling for Social Security reform. He says that people should have the ...

The Rule of Terror

THE HORRIFYING SEIZURE of Elián Gonzalez is one more reflection of the depths of depravity to which the U.S. government has plunged in our lifetime. The episode also reflects the extent to which all too many Americans continue to ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “$1 Billion to Columbia”

"Amidst much fanfare, the U.S. government is committing more than $1 billion to the drug war in Colombia. Wow -- that should finally bring victory in the decades-long drug war! Why didn't somebody ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Microsoft Ordered Broken Up”

"Federal Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson has issued his long-awaited judgment, ordering the breakup of Microsoft into two companies. Jackson wrote, "Microsoft as it is presently organized and led is unwilling to accept the ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “North Korean Embargo Lifted”

"President Clinton has unilaterally lifted a 50-year embargo on North Korea, permitting Americans to import goods from North Korea and export goods and send money there. Now, let me see if I have ...

Public Schooling: Education or Indoctrination?

In her critique of libertarian opposition to government (public) schooling, public-schoolteacher Angela Harding fails to answer some important questions. ("Libertarians Are Forever Exposing Their Radicalism," June 16) If public schooling is the ...

America’s National Culture on the Border

People who rail that America's "national culture" is threatened by immigrants never explain which national culture they are referring to. I recently visited my hometown of Laredo, Texas, which is located on our nation's ...

Terrorism … or War?

As U.S. government officials never tire of telling us, we live in a dangerous world. Terrorism especially is an ever-constant threat, even on American soil. But is it possible that the U.S. government itself is responsible in ...

The “Voluntary” Nature of the Income Tax

To the Op-Ed Editor 728 words Contact: Andy Falkof Please send tear sheet. The "Voluntary" Nature of the Income Tax by Jacob G. Hornberger April, of course, is income-tax month, the month in which millions of Americans file their income ...
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