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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

Free Speech in America? What About Lynne Stewart?

In the aftermath of the terrorist attack in France on Charlie Hebdo, U.S. officials are telling the world how committed they are to the principles of freedom of speech. Really? How about Lynne Stewart, the New York lawyer who was convicted ...

How the Cuban Embargo Got Imposed

I wonder how many Americans know how the U.S. embargo against Cuba got imposed. The story provides one more example of how the post-World War II national-security state apparatus that was grafted onto America’s governmental structure warped and perverted ...

Nationalizations in Cuba and the United States

Proponents for continuing the Cold War-era U.S. embargo against Cuba, many of whom are Latin Americans, say that as a condition for lifting the embargo, the U.S. government should require the Cuban government to compensate, either with damages or ...

Additional Conservative Hypocrisy on the Cuban Embargo

In my blog post of January 6, 2015, entitled “Conservative Hypocrisy on the Cuban Embargo,” I listed five ways in which conservative hypocrisy was manifesting itself in the context of the debate over whether the 54-year-old U.S. embargo ...

The Communists Won the Cuban Missile Crisis

For decades the official story here in the United States, one that is inculcated into every student in every public school in the land, is that in the showdown between President Kennedy and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev during the ...

Putin, Businessmen, and Economic Crimes

Russian businessman Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg are learning a lesson about economic crimes that American businessmen learned a long time ago. When Alexei decided to take on Russian President Vladimir Putin in the political arena, he and ...

On the Methodology of Winning Liberty

  For the last 25 years of The Future of Freedom Foundation’s existence and even before, the libertarian movement has basically been divided into two wings — those who advocate pure libertarian principles — the “purists” — and those who ...

Conservative Hypocrisy on the Cuban Embargo

We are witnessing classic conservative hypocrisy with their predictable opposition to the lifting of the 54-year-old U.S. embargo against Cuba. That includes many Latin American conservatives who have come to view the U.S. government as their “papasito” and who ...

FFF’s JFK Books Hit Amazon Best-Seller List

Last September, The Future of Freedom Foundation launched a special 6 ½-hour video presentation on the JFK autopsy entitled “Altered History: Exposing Deceit and Deception in the JFK Medical Evidence” by Douglas P. Horne, who served on the ...

Voluntary vs. Mandatory Charity

As everyone knows, one of the major differences between statists and libertarians is over the issue of charity. Libertarians believe that charity should be voluntary. Statists believe it should be mandatory. In analyzing this fundamental difference in perspective, there is ...
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