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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

America Doesn’t Need a National-Security State

The American people are absolutely convinced that they need the U.S. national-security establishment, namely, the military, the CIA, and the NSA. Without this totalitarian-like apparatus that was grafted onto America’s governmental system after World War II, it is commonly ...

Trump Is Not Violating Protesters’ Free-Speech Rights

The protesters at Donald Trump’s rallies have a misguided conception of the fundamental right known as freedom of speech. Outraged at being thrown out of Trump’s rallies, they scream, “What about my First Amendment rights?” But the fact is that ...

My Advice to Obama on His Upcoming Trip to Cuba

Here’s my advice to President Obama for his upcoming trip to Cuba: Don’t lecture the Cuban regime on its violations of civil liberties, for two reasons. One, what goes on inside Cuba is none of your business or the business of ...

The U.S. Middle East Killing Racket

Consider the following two headlines during the past three weeks: “U.S. Strike Kills ‘150 al-Shabaab Terrorists’ in Somalia” (March 7, The Telegraph) “49 Killed in U.S. Airstrike Targeting Terrorists in Libya” (February 20, CNN) The reason for the Somalia killings? ...

Hey, FDR Was a Fascist Too!

It’s the latest rage among American leftists to point out that Donald Trump has fascist proclivities. A recent example is Robert Reich, who was secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997. In an article ...

Libertarians vs. the Isolationist Killers

Given all the hoopla surrounding the presidential campaign, it’s easy for people to conclude that the big fight for the future of America is between Democrats and Republicans. Not so. When it comes to fundamental principles, Republicans and Democrats ...
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