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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

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. ...

The Ridiculous Cold War against Cuba

Yesterday, Cuban President Raul Castro announced that Cuba is ready to name an ambassador to the United States, signifying that the United States and Cuba continue on the road toward reestablishing formal diplomatic ties. As the governments of the two ...

Immigration Checkpoint Tyranny

Welcome, New Yorkers, to the world of immigration checkpoint tyranny! You’re now seeing what Americans in the Southwest have had to experience for decades. Starting back in the 1960s, the Border Patrol, along with the DEA, instituted border patrol checkpoints ...

The National Security State Has Warped Our Values

After Edward Snowden revealed the NSA’s secret mass surveillance scheme to the American people and the world, there have been those who consider what he did to be treasonous rather than patriotic. That adverse reaction to what Snowden did ...

The Libertarian Angle: Trial by Jury

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger discusses the hot topics of the day. This week, the folly of the minimum wage. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly. Podcast here.
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