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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

Bridge of Spies and Lee Harvey Oswald

I recently saw Bridge of Spies, the new movie that revolves around a prisoner exchange that took place between the United States and the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War. The exchange involved two spies — ...

A Short History of U.S. Monetary Policy

The monetary system that the Framers established with the Constitution was the most unusual and the most radical in history. That unique monetary system, along with such things as the absence of an income tax, a welfare state, and ...

Last Night’s GOP Presidential Debate Cracked Me Up

I didn’t watch the entire GOP presidential debate last night but the part I did watch really cracked me up. The candidates were criticizing the Democratic Party presidential candidates, especially Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, for being socialists. One ...

Congress Capitulates Again on the Debt Ceiling

Just as I have predicted for the past couple of years, Congress has capitulated again on its debt ceiling. The media is reporting that Congress is striking a deal with President Obama to lift the debt ceiling once again. ...

The Debt Ceiling: A Primer

Just as I have predicted several times since the debt ceiling was last lifted in 2013, statists are saying that a catastrophe will ensue if the debt ceiling isn’t lifted again. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is leading the charge, ...

JFK Saved Us from a Nuclear Holocaust

JFK Saved Us from a Nuclear Holocaust By Jacob G. Hornberger At the end of last night’s segment of Future of Freedom, the new Internet show that I am doing with Scott Horton over at Liberty.me, Scott asked me about ...

The Libertarian Angle and Future of Freedom

Tonight is the 8th week of Future of Freedom, the new Internet show that I’m co-hosting with Scott Horton on Thursday nights at 8 pm ET over at Liberty.me. It’s a weekly half-hour show in which Scott asks me ...

Remember When U.S. Officials Loved Assad?

President Obama and his mouthpieces in the mainstream press are outraged that Russian President Vladimir Putin is partnering with Syrian ruler Bashar al-Assad in the global war on terrorism. “Doesn’t Putin realize that Assad is a dictator?” they exclaim. ...

NYT Doubles Down on Ben Carson and Nazi Germany

Apparently not satisfied with publishing an article by University of Vermont professor Alan E. Steinweis criticizing GOP candidate Ben Carson for suggesting that widespread gun ownership among Jews in Nazi Germany could have saved lives — an article that ...
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