In a civilized society, should anyone or any government ever force anyone to do anything against his or her will as long as that person does not infringe upon the life, liberty, or property of another?

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Tea Party video on You Tube

Thanks for coming out to the tax day Tea Party on Wednesday. It was a great sucess, with over 8,000 people showing up in downtown Houston. My speech is on You Tube. Just hit Videos and then type in Christopher Scott Tea Party and a list will come up. Don't forget to watch both parts!

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Jefferson knew best

Thomas Jefferson, one of the very few who were actually good at being president, knew the dangers of war and of centralized banking. He reduced the size of the army and the navy, and said "we must stay out of Europe, they are nations of eternal war."

He was also suspicious of the power of judges and the power of central banking. If he could see the Fed today, he'd have a stroke. He said:

"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Already they have raised up a monied aristocracy that has set the government at defiance. The issuing power (of money) should be taken away from the banks and restored to the people to whom it properly belongs."