When a new source of taxation is found it never means in practice that the old source is abandoned. It merely means that the politicians have two ways of milking the taxpayer where they had one before.
Henry Louis Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956) was an American journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English. Known as the "Sage of Baltimore", he is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the twentieth century.
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