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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

Judicial Deference to the Torturers

In case anyone is wondering whether any of the CIA’s torture victims will be able to recover damages from CIA torturers, the answer is an unequivocal no. The federal judiciary decided a long time ago that it would not ...

Once Again, The Only Solution is: Abolish the CIA

We all know that nothing is going to happen to the CIA officials who violated the criminal law by torturing people. Even if they were prosecuted — a highly unlikely possibility given the power of the CIA in America’s ...

The Purism vs. Gradualism Libertarian Debate Is Over

When I founded The Future of Freedom Foundation twenty-five years ago, the debate that was raging within the libertarian movement was between the purists and the gradualists. The debate centered on whether libertarians should stand for the immediate repeal ...

Leading the Way against Torture and Tyranny

Question: What do the following libertarians, liberals, and conservatives have in common? The answer appears at the end of the list. End Torture, Shut Down the CIA by Ron Paul (libertarian) The CIA and Its Torturers by Andrew P. ...

Make the CIA Release Its Chile Torture Files

With the long-awaited release of the U.S. Senate’s Torture Report, it would be tempting to believe that the CIA’s torture regime began after 9/11 2001. Nothing could be further from the truth. Let’s not forget the torture regime in Chile ...

Leading the Way against Torture and Tyranny

Question: What do the following libertarians, liberals, and conservatives have in common? The answer appears at the end of the list. End Torture, Shut Down the CIA by Ron Paul (libertarian) The CIA and Its Torturers by Andrew P. ...

Electing Republicans Was a Waste of Time and Money

Early this morning I received an email solicitation for one of the most exciting products I have ever seen. I’m going to buy lots of them later today for Christmas presents. I’ll tell you about it now but please ...

No Compromise Is the ONLY Way to Achieve Freedom

There is one way — and only one way — to achieve the free society: by strictly hewing to libertarian principles. While compromising libertarian principles might seem to be a more palatable and more practical way to achieve freedom, nothing ...

Reduce Police Abuse of Blacks

There are many good arguments for ending the war on drugs, including that drug laws constitute a grave violation of the principles of freedom, that the drug war is a manifest failure, and that the drug war has produced ...
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