Just a reminder that you have just under two more weeks to submit the annual accounting of yourself to the State. Do be sure to turn over any of the tribute that you haven’t rendered yet for the privilege of working for a living without being locked in a cage for the next several years of your life. All that protection isn’t free, and the government will be protecting the hell out of you in the upcoming year whether you asked for it or not.
Moe: Hey Calvin, it’s gonna cost you 50 cents to be my friend today.
Calvin: (indignantly) And what if I don’t want to be your friend today?
Moe: (smiling) Then the janitor scrapes you off the wall with a spatula.
Calvin: (aside) Heck, what’s a little extortion among friends?