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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

What If the U.S. Government Was Bombing Mexico?

Imagine that after the Cold War ended, the U.S. national-security state invaded Mexico with the aim of ending the flow of illegal drugs into the United States. “Our invasion of Mexico is going to enable us to finally win ...

FDR’s Infamy

With today being December 7, it’s good to remind ourselves of the infamous actions of President Franklin Roosevelt to involve the United States in World War II. When the federal government was called into existence with the Constitution, there was ...

From Crises Comes Leviathan

Lovers of big government love crises because crises are the sure-fire way to get big government. It is during crises that many people go into a fright-filled panic, demanding that government assume extraordinary powers to keep them safe. Government ...

Trumbo Draws the Line between Conservatives and Libertarians

The new movie Trumbo provides a perfect way to distinguish conservatives from libertarians. Conservatives believe that Trumbo got everything he deserved and libertarians believe that what was done to him was an absolutely horror. Dalton Trumbo was one of the ...

Terrorism Comes with Imperialism and Interventionism

BEFORE THE TERRORIST STRIKES IN PARIS * France begins air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq. * Since then, France has reportedly bombed Iraq some 200 times. * France starts bombing the Islamic State in Syria. * According to The ...

Does the Pentagon Still Want Nuclear War Against Russia?

A wise person would wonder why the Pentagon would intentionally provoke Russia by moving NATO all the way to Russia’s borders after the Cold War ended. He would also wonder why the U.S. government failed to restrain its NATO ...

Blame the Refugee Crisis and Terrorism on Empire and Intervention

Whenever statist policies produce crises, libertarians are inevitably asked what the libertarian position is to resolve the crises. Two recent examples involve the refugee crisis in Europe and the terrorist crisis in Paris. “How would you libertarians deal with ...

Regime Change is the Root of Evil in Syria

Americans have become so accustomed to regime change as part of their federal governmental structure that most everyone has become quite blasé about the topic. A good example is Syria, which has now been pushed front and center into ...

Fear Is the Name of the Game

President Obama announced, “We do not succumb to fear.” What did he mean with his use of the pronoun “we”? He’s got to be talking about the military and the CIA — i.e., the national-security establishment — which undoubtedly will not ...
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