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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: “HUD Hurts the Poor”

"The Washington Post reports that $2.8 million that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) spent to help D.C. public-housing residents start new businesses has resulted in only 'marginal evidence of benefits for ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “New Drug Czar”

"Retired Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey has come under a withering assault from his fellow officers for improper conduct during the Persian Gulf War. As detailed in an article by Seymour Hersh in the ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Liberty”

"Yesterday, in United States v. Playboy Entertainment Group, the Supreme Court struck down a 1996 federal law that restricted sexually explicit adult channels' broadcasting to late-night hours. Despite people's concern for children's exposure ...

The Conservative Shame on Immigration

The moral decline of the conservative movement was recently reflected in a syndicated column entitled "Goofy may be a Libertarian" by Don Feder, one of the conservative movement's leading lights. Feder's critique, which ...

The “Voluntary” Nature of the Income Tax [long]

Last month, of course, was tax time, the month in which millions of Americans filed their income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service and paid whatever income taxes they still owed the ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “The C.I.A. and Iran”

"Remember back in 1979 when the Iranians under Ayatollah Khomeini took over the U.S. embassy and held U.S. diplomatic personnel hostage? Remember how our government portrayed the Iranians as horrible devils and the ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Police Drunk With Power”

"The police department in Waukesha, Wisconsin, is asking local bars and liquor stores to refuse selling alcohol to misbehaving and habitual drunks. Certainly, the police want to clean up the downtown and encourage ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “No IRS Gratitude”

"If our federal income tax system is actually based on voluntary, rather than coerced, payments of income taxes, as IRS officials sometimes tell us, how come they don't send us thank-you notes?"
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