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Jacob Horberger - Libertarian for Liberty, Peace, and Prosperity

• Jacob Hornberger

Jacob Hornberger - Founder and President The Future of Freedom Foundation (


1990s: Libertarian Party Platform Committee, three terms.
Keynote speaker, 1996 Libertarian Party National Convention.
Libertarian Party Thomas Paine Communication Award

2000: Candidate for LP presidential nomination; unsuccessful.

2002: Independent candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia; 7 percent of the vote.


1950: born in Laredo, Texas, and raised on a farm on the Rio Grande.

1968: Graduated from J.W. Nixon High School in Laredo.

1972: B.A. degree in economics from Virginia Military Institute.

1972: Commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserves at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation in Pennsylvania.

1972-1980: United States Army Reserves.

1974: Infantry school at Ft. Benning, Georgia.

1975: Law degree from the University of Texas.

1975-1982: Trial attorney in the firm of Hornberger and Hornberger in Laredo; Laredo Legal Aid Society board of trustees; local representative for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

1983-1987: Trial attorney in solo practice in Dallas.

1985 or 1986: Adjunct professor of law and economics at the University of Dallas.

1987: Director of programs at The Foundation for Economic Education in Irvington-on-Hudson, New York (

1989-present: founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation in Fairfax, Virginia (

Advancing Liberty

Read thousands of libertarian articles, blog posts, and perspectives and watch hundreds of video presentations by Jacob Hornberger at the website of The Future of Freedom Foundation (

Regular guest commentator on Judge Andrew Napolitano's Freedom Watch on Fox Business Channel.

Guest appearances on Greta Van Susteren Show on Fox News and the John Stossel Show and the Neil Cavuto Show on Fox Business Channel.

Speeches and lectures on libertarianism all across the United States as well as in England, Slovakia, Canada, Cuba, Guatemala, Brazil, and Argentina.


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