It’s no secret that the Republican presidential frontrunner, Governor Rick Perry, is not a fan of the Obama administration.  Or that he’s unafraid to say things like “Social Security is a Ponzi scheme.”

And he doesn’t apologize for either comment.

Perry, as most Texans know, says what he thinks.  In a new interview with TIME Magazine, the governor talks about immigration, education, Social Security, the Tea Party–and yes, calls the Obama administration socialist.

Here’s an excerpt:

I still believe they are socialist. Their policies prove that almost daily. Look, when all the answers emanate from Washington D.C., one size fits all, whether it’s education policy or whether it’s healthcare policy, that is, on its face, socialism.

Read more of the interview here.