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To add to DeltaOne's important points:

Tax rules change, and the current strong advantage of dividend paying stocks, though extended recently, has a drop dead date (as do the latest tax brackets).

Also, dividends change, and companies often cut back considerably (although I know one of the criteria for Vanguard's dividednd index fund is growth in dividends).
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