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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

Cold War Fearmongering on Cuba and Korea

It is standard strategy in North Korea for officials to keep the citizenry constantly on edge about the possibility of a U.S. attack. The idea is that if people are kept afraid, they will inevitably rally to the government, ...

Does El Chapo’s Arrest Mean the Drug War Is Over?

Given all the hoopla in the mainstream press over the arrest of famous Mexican drug lord “El Chapo,” some Americans are undoubtedly wondering whether this means that the decades-long U.S. drug war is finally over. The answer is no. Notwithstanding ...

I Failed to Convert Ted Cruz to Libertarianism

Back in the 1980s, I had an opportunity to convert Ted Cruz to libertarianism. It’s a sad confession to make but, yes, I failed to do so. My opportunity to convert Cruz arose back in the 1980s when he was ...

Gun Control? What About U.S. Arms Sales?

While President Obama was tearing up to support his call for gun control, the U.S. military-industrial complex was celebrating its continued leadership in the sale of weaponry to foreign regimes. According to the New York Times, U.S. foreign ...

Federal Socialism in the West

Whatever one might think about the takeover of Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge by a group of Western ranchers, the controversy does raise an important question: Why does a government of a nation that was founded on principles of ...

Our Ancestors Were Different, Especially on Immigration

Whatever else might be said about our American ancestors, one thing is beyond dispute: Their position on immigration was diametrically opposite from that of Americans living today. Just think: Open immigration, a concept that, with the exception of libertarians, no ...
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