I know that you've got to watch how you spend all the dollars. That's not the easiest thing to do. That's not what people think is the most fun thing to do, but it's the right thing to do.
I think most people are not willing to make the tough choices.
I try to be respectful of how other people think, I try to listen to what they're saying.
If you're going to be successful, you better have a goal, you better find really good people, better understand where all the money's coming from. And you better measure the living daylights out of it.
In my case, I think people are surprised that I'm doing exactly what I said I was going to do when I ran, because that's not the typical politician.
My job is to get people back to work and make tough decisions. I've been willing to do it.
Part of my job is to get out and talk to people. I do that as much as I can.
Studies show that people that are on welfare are higher users of drugs than people not on welfare.
You want people to feel comfortable to walk in their neighborhoods, go out and shop, do business.
You're not going to build private-sector jobs if you don't like business people.
I don't like losing money. I don't go gamble. Because I don't want to lose any money. I didn't grow up with any money and I'm not going to go gamble and lose money.
I think stimulus money is an absolute mistake.
What you see is when the government gets involved, you run out of money and health care gets rationed.
You cannot go out and say, oh, I am going to raise all this spending, but it's not going to cost anybody any money.
You know, Floridians, we've paid into Social Security. Like a lot of other government programs, we sent money to D.C. We expect to get that money back. We expect that our Social Security is real. So, we have to fix Social Security.