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The Hornberger Hypothesis

21 Jul

Jacob Hornberger made an interesting and empirically testable hypothesis at The Cato Institute panel on designer drugs this week  (hint, hint Mercatus Center at George Mason University  and George Mason University peeps).

Hornberger noted that alcoholism was high in regimented Soviet states (and I would add that famously sex addiction/obsession was in Soviet Czechoslovakia, as depicted in Milan Kundera’s novel The Incredible Lightness of Being).

The question:  Does compulsory state schooling increase drug addiction?

Has anyone done a survey on substance abuse comparing rates in state schools, the home schooled, the de-schooled, and different types of private or independent schools?

Jacob Hornberger speaks to Virginia Young Republicans

18 Jun

  • Join the FAYRs as they hear from Jacob Hornberger as our keynote speaker who will give a talk on “Replacing the Welfare-Warfare State with a Free Society.”

    Enjoy 2$ Miller Lite Drafts and 1/2 priced burgers!

    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.

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