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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

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 ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “INS Officials Take Bribes”

"Two INS officials were recently convicted of alien smuggling and conspiracy for permitting people to smuggle illegal aliens into the United States. Witnesses said that they paid the two officials between $1,500 and ...

CAPSULE COMMENTARY: “Republicans Sell Principles”

"Republicans have once again showed their hypocritical, compromising stripes. Republican House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert has written a letter to President Clinton offering his full support for a one-dollar increase in the minimum wage, ...

Electing Our Daddy

With the presidential campaign season upon us, one cannot help but ask whether we are electing a president ... or a daddy. After all, both George W. Bush and Al Gore are promising to take ...

Sighting in the Second Amendment

WE SHOULD NOT let the hoopla associated with the Million Mom March cause us to lose sight of the real purpose and meaning behind the Second Amendment: the ability to protect ourselves from the tyranny of our own government. Virtually ...
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