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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. Hornberger also was an adjunct professor at the University of Dallas, where he taught law and economics. In 1987, he 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.

Trump, Hitler, and the Enabling Act – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | The terrorists had just fire-bombed the German Parliament building. Even worse, it turned out that the terrorists were communists. German leader...

The Korean War: The moral bankruptcy of interventionism – Jacob G...

Jacob G Hornberger | An article in Sunday’s New York Times entitled “Remembering the Forgotten War” demonstrates perfectly the moral bankruptcy of the philosophy of foreign interventionism....

Lessons from Khashoggi’s murder- Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is being accused of ordering the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, and...

Is the minimum wage economically feasible? – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | If economic ignorance among leftists (i.e., liberals and progressives) had no adverse impacts, we could consign it to the ranks of...

The new race war in USA – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | Conservatives are having fun attacking 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the newly elected member of Congress from New York. They’re poking fun at...

America’s Drug War fuels the cartels – Jacob G Hornberger

Jacob G Hornberger | Ludwig von Mises pointed out that one government intervention inevitably leads to more government interventions. The reason is that the first...

US soldiers died for nothing in WWI – Jacob G Hornberger

Jacob G Hornberger | Let’s be blunt: the 117,466 U.S. soldiers who died in World War I died for nothing. No one can deny that....

Conservatives vs Democrats: War of the same – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | Attempting to bolster the spirits of conservatives in the wake of the Democrat takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives, Kay...

The Americas: Caught between two evils – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | You can’t help but feel sorry for Latin Americans. They inevitably end up with either a right-wing “capitalist” dictator or a...

Don’t kill the “Invaders” – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | As some of you might know, I was a trial lawyer for 12 years in Texas before I shifted into the...

Move Trump’s wall to D.C – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | A man who lives in Washington, D.C., was recently taken into custody at his home. The charge? He crossed the border...

American troops are not dying for God, family, or country –...

Jacob G. Hornberger | This past weekend, Major Brent Taylor was killed in action in Afghanistan, where the U.S. government has now been waging war...

Did the Russians influence my vote? – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | I voted Libertarian yesterday, and the New York Times has me really worried. In an article yesterday entitled “Russians Meddling in...

The Saudis will get away with murder – Jacob G Hornberger

Jacob G Hornberger | In my article “Don’t Be Surprised If Saudis Get Away with Murder,” I detailed the U.S. national-security state’s kidnapping and the...

Fear: The Root of Trump’s power – Jacob G Hornberge

Jacob G Hornberger | In every welfare-warfare state, the people in charge are committed to maintaining their power and control over the lives, income, assets,...

Don’t be surprised if Saudis get away with murder

Jacob G Hornberger | While many people are decrying the possibility that the Saudi regime orchestrated and carried out the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, they...

Trump’s conspiracy theory about Christine Blasey Ford – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | Now that the U.S. Senate has confirmed Brett’s Kavanaugh’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court, undoubtedly there are lots of people...

Why Americans choose state over liberty – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | There is no question but that the 20th and, so far, the 21st centuries have been the centuries of socialism for...

Interventionists are addicted to interventionism – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | In an editorial opposing a U.S.-supported coup in Venezuela, the New York Times gets it right, mostly. Unfortunately, the Times’s editorial...

The bizarre prosecution of Maria Butina – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | Of all the countless criminal prosecutions brought by the U.S. Justice Department since the founding of the United States as a...

What if the United States has trade and immigration controls? –...

Jacob G. Hornberger | The United States is the biggest free-trade and open-immigration nation in history. Every day, countless people cross state and county borders...

United States overseas operations: Role of CIA – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | Yesterday, President Trump, yielding to the overwhelming power of the Pentagon, CIA, and NSA, announced that he has decided to keep...

Rising homelessness in United States of America – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | One of most fascinating characteristics of progressives (also known as “liberals”) is the blindness they display to the adverse consequences of...

United States a superpower or a hub of drug addicts? –...

Jacob G. Hornberger | After decades of warfare, the federal drug war has become a predictable cycle. Drug dealer, drug gang, or drug user busted....

Still dying for nothing in Afghanistan – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | It wasn’t until history class in college that I heard of the Thirty Years War. My immediate reaction was: No way!...

The fear of being labeled a conspiracy theorist – Jacob G...

Jacob G Homberger | One of the CIA’s most successful propaganda campaigns in its 70-year history has been its use of the term “conspiracy theorist”...

Will Trump ramp up the Korea crisis again? – Jacob G....

Jacob G. Hornberger | Despite the much-ballyhooed meeting between President Trump and North Korean communist dictator Kim Jong-un in Singapore in June, things are not...

The common roots of the wars on immigrants and drugs

Jacob G. Hornberger | I just read a very insightful article about the history of the war on drugs, entitled “How America Convinced the World...

Trump’s war on Turkey for Pastor Brunson -Jacob Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | Every year, thousands of American citizens are incarcerated in foreign countries. Yet, President Trump has decided to go to war to...

The deep state’s long enmity toward Iranians

Jacob G. Hornberger | The U.S. deep state’s hatred of the Iranian people goes back a long way, at least as far back as 1953....

North Korea will never give up its nuclear weapons

Jacob G Hornberger | With North Korea accusing Secretary of State (and former CIA Director) Mike Pompeo of engaging in a “unilateral and gangster-like demand...

The bizarre Trump-Kim Summit

Jacob G Hornberger | Overlooked in all of the hullabaloo over the summit in North Korea between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong...

The emergency destruction of American liberty

JACOB G. HORNBERGER | Emergencies are the time-honoured method by which people lose their freedom. That’s because public officials use emergencies as a way to...

Time to end foreign aid to Israel (and everyone else)

Jacob G Hornberger | Given the recent shooting of unarmed Palestinian protestors at the hands of Israeli soldiers, leaving 58 people killed and 2,700 injured,...

A nobel prize for death to trump

Jacob G Hornberger | Trumpsters are hoping that President Trump is able to enter into a peace treaty with North Korea that brings an end...

America: The dictatress of the world

Jacob G Hornberger | On July 4, 1821, John Quincy Adams delivered a speech that summarized America’s founding foreign policy of noninterventionism. Having gone down...

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