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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: “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 ...

Economic Crimes and Cuban Cigars

Two years ago, a prominent New Yorker restaurant owner who had never been in trouble with the law was arrested and charged with a federal felony. What was the man’s crime? Selling cigars at his ...

Is Mexico Asking the Right Questions?

In order to solve a problem, it is necessary to ask the right questions. During his recent visit to Washington, Mexican President-elect Vicente Fox asked the wrong questions: "How can we narrow the gap ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Bush and Gore Debate Our Allowance”

"The debate between presidential candidates George W. Bush and Al Gore over income-tax cuts reflects how far Americans have plunged with respect to their understanding of individual rights. Bush calls for larger income-tax ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Illiteracy Emergency”

"Both George W. Bush and Al Gore have declared illiteracy a 'national emergency.' What better indictment of the results of public schooling? After all, throughout the 20th century, Americans were required, under pain ...
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