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April 17, 2014
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The cost of freedom, now in easy monthly payments


“Yes, Sergeant, that’s right—Blobitor, 25 milligrams.”

“Tell you what, Joanne, if you will agree to an immediate withdrawal of just $25 from your account, I will contact your pharmacy and arrange for you to receive a 33% Patriot’s Discount on all your medications this month, and we’ll send you a certificate of appreciation personally signed by both Gen. Remington and the CEO of Lockheed-Boeing, suitable for framing, how would that be?”

“Why, Sergeant, that would be wonderful! Thank you so much!”

“It’s our pleasure, ma’am. Oh, and one more thing, Joanne—if you see your neighbors, the Paxtons—we haven’t heard from them for a while. Would you let them know we’re looking forward to their renewed participation in America’s defense?”

“Oh! Why, of course, Sergeant! Indeed I will!”

“Thank you, Joanne. Freedom bears a high price, and we all get to pay a part of it. You may now resume your normal duties. And have a nice day.”