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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

It’s Monetary Crisis Time in Greece

In the first two weeks of June, we might well witness the demise of two of the biggest socialist experiments in history. One involves the welfare state in Greece and the other involves the centrally planned monetary unit known ...

The Libertarian Angle – Dying for Empire and Hegemony

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger discusses the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob talks about Memorial Day and motivation behind U.S. foreign policy. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly. Go to the podcast ...

The Fable of the Chickens

Once upon a time in a faraway land there lived a flock of chickens. They were the happiest chickens in the whole world. There was always plenty to eat and the chickens were free to range wherever they wanted. ...

U.S. Soldiers Died for Empire and Hegemony

On Memorial Day, Americans honor the soldiers who have died in the defense of our country. There is one big problem though: Those soldiers didn’t die in the defense of our country. Instead, they died in the defense of ...

Continued CIA Secrecy in the JFK Assassination

In this week’s Libertarian Angle, I had the pleasure of having Jefferson Morley as my co-host. Morley runs JFKfacts.org, which I consider the absolutely best website for JFK assassination-related matters. It is timely, provocative, thought-provoking, and informative. Practically ...

America Was Once Exceptional

Conservatives love to talk about how exceptional America is. What nonsense. Apparently they don’t know what the term “exceptional” means. It means unusual, uncommon, atypical, extraordinary, rare, or unprecedented. How in the world does that describe America? We’ve got a massive ...

About Those U.S. Troops Who Died in Ramadi

I can’t help but wonder how the family of Michael A. Monsoor is reacting to ISIS’s recent conquest of Ramadi in Iraq. Monsoor was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions taken during the 2006 Battle of Ramadi, when ...

The Libertarian Angle – Secrecy and the JFK Files

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger discusses the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and guest co-host Jefferson Morley discuss the JFK assassination and the files about the assassination that the U.S. ...

Morsi’s Death Sentence Reminds Us of Our System

The death penalty just meted out to Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi provides a perfect demonstration of the value to a tyrannical regime of having a federal judiciary that is subordinate to the nation’s national-security establishment. In that way, when ...

Why Not Assassinate Drug Users?

What if the DEA began assassinating people that it suspected of possessing or distributing drugs in violation of federal drug laws? Would there be anything wrong with that, from a moral perspective? I suspect that most people would answer yes. ...
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