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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

The Libertarian Angle: Gun Control

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger discusses the hot topics of the day. This week, special co-host Scott McPherson and gun control. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly. Go to the podcast here.

It’s Google’s Turn to Be Plundered

A couple of days ago, the New York Times profiled Margrethe Verstager, a former “minister of the economy” in Denmark who is now serving as the European Union’s “commissioner of competition.” In her current position, she is going ...

Celebrate Lochner Today

Today marks the 110th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Lochner v. New York, a case that continues to generate controversy. For example, just last week a writer named Ryan Cooper on a website called “The Week” ...

FDR Spied on Leonard Read

Last night I was reading a book entitled The Emergency State: America’s Pursuit of Absolute Security at All Costs by David Unger. My eyes bulged out when I came across the following sentence: “In 1941 Attorney General Francis ...

Slavery and the Income Tax

Not surprisingly, the New York Times has an op-ed today entitled “Shaming Those Who Skip Out on Taxes,” which calls on the federal government to publicly shame tax delinquents as part of its efforts to increase tax collections. I’ve got ...

Inflicting the Death Penalty Before Trial

The case of Mohanad Mahmoud Al Farekh is a perfect example of how the national-security state apparatus that was grafted onto our federal governmental structure as part of the Cold War has revolutionized America’s governmental system. Farekh is an American ...

An Awesome Conference!

Our Saturday conference in Austin turned out to be an absolutely awesome event. An audience consisting of about 700 attendees listened to three fantastic talks — by Radley Balko, Glenn Greenwald, and Ron Paul. In fact, Ron’s talk was ...

Leave Cuba (and the Rest of Us) Alone

It’s really so sad. The longtime conservative obsession with Cuba continues. Conservatives, like U.S. national-security state officials, just can’t leave Cuba alone. The latest manifestation of this psychological phenomenon is reflected in a piece by longtime conservative Wall Street Journal ...

My New Book: Regime Change: The JFK Assassination

Last September we launched two ebooks on the Kennedy assassination: The Kennedy Autopsy by Jacob Hornberger and JFK’s War with the National-Security Establishment by Douglas Horne. These two books are priced at $1 each. Sales of the ...
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