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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

Rand Paul’s Misplaced Celebration

With his 13-hour filibuster of President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan to be CIA director, U.S. Senator Rand Paul has drawn the nation’s attention to the issue of whether President Obama claims the authority to assassinate American citizens here ...

Iraq Shows the Failure of Militarism and Socialism

With the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq upon us, there are three things that I find particularly fascinating. First, the people who favored the invasion have different rationales for why they favored the invasion. Some of them ...

Hugo Chavez and American Conservatives and Liberals

I’m having a good time reading the reactions of American liberals and conservatives to the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. Their reactions to Chavez’s death provide a window into the statist mindset that has brought such serious maladies ...

A Profound Book on the Pentagon and Foreign Policy

I just finished reading one of the best books on the Pentagon and U.S. foreign policy that I have ever read. The title of the book is House of War: The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power ...

The Dangers of a Standing Army

Consider why our American ancestors opposed a standing army for our nation: James Madison: “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty. The means of defence agst. foreign danger, have been always ...

Stay Afraid: It Sustains the Welfare-Warfare State

Are you pacing the floors? Are you taking anxiety medication? Are you scared to death? Well, you should be doing all of the above. Be afraid. The entire world is going to collapse. Sequestration day is upon us. This is really ...

Civil Liberties and the Free Society (Video)

On February 17, 2013, Jacob Hornberger spoke on behalf of Young Americans for Liberty at the International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, D.C.

On the Glenn Beck Program

I had a fantastic time advancing libertarianism on the Glenn Beck Program yesterday with my good friend Jack Hunter, who served as the moderator for our two College Civil Liberties Tours last year, and my new friend Zach ...

FFF Video and Audio Appearances

Tomorrow—Wednesday--I am appearing on Glenn  Beck’s new Internet network, The Blaze, specifically on his new show the Glenn Beck Program. The show airs from 5-6 Eastern Time. If you’d like to tune in, you can get a ...
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