All of us grow.
I’m not a big fan of the high-altitude approach of mega TV ads.
It can be tough to find areas where Left and Right can agree. Consider the well-being of children: Americans often disagree about how to raise kids, how to educate them, even what to feed them.
President Obama’s over in Indonesia when guys like me were at a paper route. President Obama, I don’t know what experience he had at that same age when he was in Indonesia. So I think it’s hard for him to grasp that America entrepreneurial spirit.
In the old days, money controlled politics. Today, information controls politics. So I think with the advent of the Internet, the power of wealth has been diminished. Look up all the people you know who spent millions and millions of dollars and fell short.
I think of all the guys that strap a gun on their backs and head to Afghanistan and Iraq to keep us free and safe and maintain what America has stood for.
I think culture precedes politics, and I think the attempts to try and legislate people’s behavior… isn’t going to be productive until the culture decides what they want to achieve.
I think it’s unfair that people can’t give assets to whoever they want. When I die, my assets can go to my wife. And a gay person – you ought to have a system where maybe you can just say, ‘You can give your assets to anybody you want.’
In America, we have this bell curve of certain values. And then we have another bell curve of different values, which is the Republican Party. And they’re out of sync right now.
How hard have those intolerant of John Adams’s perspective worked to strip from young people any hope of knowing the concepts and truths that help deal with life?
Whether it is a super PAC or not, I have been blessed with wealth, and I think I have responsibility to use it properly.
The press called me a billionaire, and my wife came up and said I must be squirreling money away.
What do wealthy people do with their money? They can only buy so many cars, houses, and steak dinners. So we either give it away or invest it.
The McCain-Feingold limit on how much you give a candidate didn’t really work because people found ways to get around it.
Rick Santorum has so much potential and so much eagerness to serve our country.