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James Madison

March 16, 1751 - June 28, 1836
"Taxes on consumption are always least burdensome, because they are least felt, and are borne too by those who are both willing and able to pay them; that of all taxes on consumption, those on foreign commerce are most compatible with the genius and policy of free states."source: Address to the States, April 25, 1783.method of taxing, taxes

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