Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. by Ronald Reagan
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Top 5 quotes from Ronald Reagan
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Government is not a solution to our problem, government is the problem. by Ronald Reagan