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Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini (R) shakes hands with Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban at a press conference following a meeting in Milan on August 28, 2018. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Viktor Orban: Matteo Salvini Is ‘My Hero’

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban met with Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini in Milan Tuesday, assuring Salvini of his support and telling reporters he is his “hero.”

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) participates in a debate sponsored by Fox News at the Fox Theatre on March 3, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.

Ted Cruz On Corruption, and the Democrat Devastation of Detroit

In the Republican debate on Thursday, Ted Cruz was able to explore the theme of corruption from two important angles: the corrupt intersection of Big Government and Big Business, and the devastation wrought by corrupt Democrat politics on the very city he was speaking in, Detroit.

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Listen: Ted Cruz Pitches Flat Tax to Adam Carolla

On Thursday’s episode of Adam Carolla’s podcast, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, spoke about his flat tax proposal in an interview with Carolla. Cruz laid out the tenets of the tax policy to

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks during the Republican Presidential Debate hosted by Fox Business and The Wall Street Journal November 10, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. AFP PHOTO / JOSHUA LOTT (Photo credit should read

Carly Fiorina’s Three-Page Tax Plan

Carly Fiorina recommended five steps to reduce the size of government and “really get this economy going again”: zero-based budgeting, instead of giving government agencies automatic spending increases every year; passing the Raines Act to shift power away from unaccountable bureaucrats to Congress; holding a top-to-bottom review of all regulations so we can roll many of them back; holding government officials accountable for their performance; and reforming the tax code.

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump announces his tax plan during a press conference at Trump Tower in New York on September 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO/DOMINICK REUTER (Photo credit should read

Donald Trump Delivers Center-Right Populist Tax Plan

Trump’s unveiling of the tax plan was a tremendous performance. Part of the secret to his success is that he sounds like what many people imagine they would sound like, given a megaphone to shout their discontent into the faces of the U.S. political establishment. That’s why Trump’s popularity doesn’t seem to take much of a hit when he gets rough with likable competitors, such as Senator Marco Rubio, who he dismissed as something akin to a hapless child during his press conference on Monday.

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Trump: ‘Flat Tax Is Okay’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump declared, “I think flat tax is okay” on Friday’s broadcast of the “Matt Murphy Show” on Birmingham, AL’s WAPI. Trump said, “Who knows taxes better than me?” He continued, “You know, when they talk about

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Bulldoze the U.S. Tax Code

There is no excuse for today’s federal tax system. It obstructs wealth-creation and jobs. The only interests it serves well are those of the political class. When they debate among themselves about the proper level of taxation, it’s clear that they think the federal government can tax at any level they want.