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Does this comment add anything to the topic under discussion, or is it just a general "I hate taxes and love Ronald Reagan" political jab? Do we really want DailyKos-quality political discussion here?

The comment is what exactly happens when gov't sticks its nose into private enterprise. It is true regardless who says it.

Isn't it kind of boring to just copy and paste a generic anti-tax quote, though, with the only relationship being that this is a discussion involving taxes? I could copy-and-paste some generic pro-government quote from JFK or something, but it wouldn't be too useful either.

"Lower rates of taxation will stimulate economic activity and so raise the levels of personal and corporate income as to yield within a few years an increased – not a reduced – flow of revenues to the federal government."

– John F. Kennedy, Jan. 17, 1963, annual budget message to the Congress, fiscal year 1964

The quote is dealing exactly with the problem we are witnessing. Internet is a vibrant bazaar of ideas and products and services. It runs: so they will tax it. Stage one is being negotiated. Probably not in our lifetime, but in our children's, the third stage will be accomplished.

P.S. Please I want to see a quote from JFK or even Obama Himself on why it is good to strap an industry. But best place to find a quote like that would be in the Lenin Library.

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