Jacob G. (Bumper) Hornberger
(born in Laredo
) is a journalist and the founder and president of the Future of Freedom Foundation
, a nonprofit libertarian
educational foundation based in Fairfax
. Hornberger received a B.A. in economics from the Virginia Military Institute
and received a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law
. In 2002, Hornberger ran for the US Senate as an independent candidate. He received 106,055 votes, or 7.1% of the total vote, and finished third.