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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: “ATF Largess”

"Washington, DC, officials are ecstatic over plans by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) to build a brand new (taxpayer-funded) $120 million building in the district. Officials claim that the new ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “The Spineless Revolution”

"Just in case you still had hope in the Republican 'revolution,' give it up. Discretionary spending under the new federal budget is expected to increase 5.8 percent over last year. Remember that big, bad ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Monopoly Mindset”

"With gleeful smiles on their faces, Justice Department lawyers posed for photographers after Federal Judge Thomas Jackson's ruling against Microsoft. The judge bought Justice's arguments that Microsoft is a "monopoly" because it has grown too ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Escape from Tyranny”

"The Coast Guard found a five-year-old Cuban refugee in the ocean clinging to an inner tube. The boy's mother and stepfather and several other Cubans drowned when their boat capsized. Fortunately, the Coast ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Creating Political Subsidiaries”

"President Clinton did everything to avoid Greek demonstrators during his recent trip to Greece. The Greeks were protesting the U.S. government's war in Kosovo. Clinton responded by apologizing not for his own conduct ...

Letter #3 to Conservatives

Dear Conservatives: There you go again! You're once again trying to use public schooling to require students to submit to religious indoctrination. You ought to be ashamed of yourselves. Can't you simply leave well enough ...

Letter #1 to Conservatives

Dear Conservatives, Since you have chosen to enter this web site, you have acknowledged that you suffer from the dread disease known as hypocrisitus. This is a good sign. Admission and confession are ...

Has Compassion Gone Astray?

As part of his presidential-campaign theme of "compassionate conservatism," Texas Gov. George W. Bush recently announced nearly $500,000 in state-financed grants to Christian groups in Texas. "America will be changed because ...

Educational Coercion and Aberrant Behavior

Many years ago, a high-school teacher from North Dakota invited me to deliver a lecture to one of her classes, assuring me that I would find it to be a fascinating experience. The class ...
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