Category: Jacob Hornberger

Jacob Hornberger: Separate School and State

Separate school and state. Every child has a natural thirst for learning, as demonstrated by his incessant use of that three-letter word that bedevils every parent: “Why?” By the time children graduate high school, however, that natural desire to learn has been drummed out of them by a […]

Jacob Hornberger: Restore Our Civil Liberties

Among the hallmarks of America’s heritage of freedom is the recognition and protection of civil liberties. Stretching all the way back to Magna Carta in 1215, it is a heritage that is enshrined in the Constitution and the Bill of the Rights. Freedom of speech. Freedom of religion. […]

Jacob Hornberger: Restore America’s Founding Principle of Non-Interventionism

The United States was founded on the principle of a non-interventionist foreign policy, one in which the federal government does not go abroad “in search of monsters to destroy.” That was the title of a speech delivered to Congress by John Quincy Adams on the Fourth of July, […]

Jacob Hornberger: End the Welfare State

Separate charity and the state. America’s welfare-state system is based on the concept of mandatory charity, which isn’t really charity at all. Genuine charity is based on voluntary giving, not on the coercive apparatus of government. The welfare-state concept originated among German socialists in the late 1800s. It […]

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