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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

The Welfare State versus Baltimore Blacks

It’s the welfare state and its attacks on African-Americans that are the root cause of what is happening in Baltimore. Consider the federal government’s mandatory minimum-wage law, the much-vaunted welfare-state measure that purports to help people at the bottom of ...

Equalizing Wealth with Traffic Fines

Since raising taxes oftentimes isn’t very popular, public officials are always on the lookout for less direct ways to plunder and loot people. Among the most favorite ways in recent times has been what are called asset-forfeiture laws as ...

The Libertarian Angle: The Minimum Wage

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. Go to the podcast here.

Judicial Immunity for the Assassins

In the wake of President Obama’s apology for the killing of two Western hostages in a drone assassination in Pakistan, people might be wondering if it will be possible for surviving family members to recover in a legal action ...

The Tyranny of Drug Laws

It is difficult to conceive of a greater violation of the principles of freedom than drug laws — that is, laws by which the government punishes people who possess, distribute, or ingest drugs. A free society necessarily entails the ...

The Kennedy Autopsy (video)

On April 23, 2015, Liberty.me hosted FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger to discuss the suspect autopsy of John F. Kennedy. You can buy Jacob's books on the JFK assassination here.

Freedom and the Omnipotent Power to Assassinate

As a kid growing up, did you ever think you’d live under a government that had the omnipotent power to assassinate you and every other American citizen? If you heard about some communist regime or other totalitarian government wielding ...

Cubans Love America but Hate the U.S. Government

The New York Times recently carried an interesting article about Cuban citizens who are wearing clothes depicting the American flag. The fashion statement reflects the excitement among the Cuban people for renewed relations between the United States and ...

Oklahoma City and 9/11

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City, which killed 168 people. The aftermath of the OKC bombing in 1995 was very similar to what occurred after the 9/11 ...

The Libertarian Angle: Gun Control

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger discusses the hot topics of the day. This week, special co-host Scott McPherson and gun control. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly. Go to the podcast here.
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