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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

Notice that ISIS Isn’t Beheading Swiss Citizens

When President Obama and his army began their bombing campaign against Islamic State forces in Iraq and Syria, they cited as their justification the Islamic State’s (aka ISIS) beheading of a private American citizen. The beheading, U.S. officials, said ...

Three Parasitic Apparatuses on the Body Politic

The reason for the many woes currently afflicting the American people lies with three separate apparatuses that have been attached to our original federal governmental structure. Those three apparatuses are the welfare state, the regulatory or interventionist state, and ...

One of the Best Lectures I’ve Ever Seen

Yesterday, I was treated to one of the best lectures I’ve ever seen. It was delivered by Israel Kirzner, an Austrian economist who is emeritus professor of economics at New York University, where he taught for many years. Kirzner’s lecture ...

Imagine Life Without the First Amendment

One of the most pervasive myths within the United States is that our rights come from the U.S. Constitution. Even the U.S. Supreme Court subscribes to this myth whenever it searches the Constitution to determine whether people have a ...

The Danger We Face Is From Within

As most everyone knows, ISIS, not al-Qaeda, is the newest official enemy facing the United States. The truth, however, is that it’s not ISIS that poses the biggest threat to the American people. Instead, the biggest threat to the ...

The Futility of Reform

Why can’t statists see that their system is inherently defective and that any reforms that are enacted to fix it only makes things worse? Look at Iraq. Twelve years ago, statists were celebrating “Mission Accomplished” over the fact that the ...

My Trip to Yuma

I just returned from an awesome trip to Yuma, Arizona, where I participated in programs hosted by The Freedom Library, a fantastic educational foundation run by long-time libertarian Howard Blitz. For many years, the Freedom Library has been ...

National Security, Patriotism, and Treason

Ever since the post-World War II grafting of the national-security apparatus onto America's governmental structure, the assumption of the Pentagon, the CIA, and the NSA has been that Americans who oppose national-security state policies and practices are “subversives” or ...

End Immigration Socialism

I had an interesting debate against a conservative named Mark Krikorean on the Stossel show on the Fox Business Network on the subject of immigration. Krikorean heads up an organization called the Center for Immigration Studies, which calls for ...
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