Tag Archives: professor

Be Careful What You Wish For

An atheist professor was teaching a college class and he told the class that he was going to prove that there is no God. He said, “God, if you are  real, then I want you to knock me off this platform. I’ll give you 15 minutes!” Ten minutes went by. He kept taunting God, saying,”Here […]

Hell – As Explained By A Chemistry Student

The following claims to be a question given on a  University of Arizona  chemistry mid-term, and an answer turned in by a student.  The answer by one student was so ‘profound’ that the professor shared it with colleagues, via the Internet, which is, of course, why we now have the pleasure of enjoying it as […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 615 – Welcome to Autumn

Dear Family,  This week, there’s a lot of activity in the Legislature and on the Market, but nothing definitive to discuss here. On the other hand, I visited a junior college earlier in the week (see Thursday’s TaxQuips e-mailed newsletter) and was faced with the college’s dwindling budget. They reported that they have been forced […]

Reviews & Awards for Small Business Taxes Made Easy

The second edition of McGraw Hill’s popular book by Eva Rosenberg is garnering a number of positive reviews and picking up awards. Silver Medal We were delighted to hear that we picked up the silver medal in the 4th annual Axiom business book awards in the Business Reference (legal, how-to, technology) category. The Axiom Business […]

Taxes Affect Insurance Rates

Today TaxMama hears from Frank Darsi, who sent a link to an interesting article. “Five Ways Taxes Affect Your Car Insurance.” Is the article true? Does it make any sense? Well, since the article only contains four points, not five, we’ve got to wonder about the rest of it… First of all, let me wish […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 522 – The Book of Life

Dear Family, This week has flown by. We’ve all been so busy. Lots to catch up, finishing up tax returns for the end of tax season, designing new tools for you to use next year, designing a new TaxMama site to replace the old, stagnant version that’s been up for a decade or more…and processing […]

Roe v. Wade

A young man was sitting in class when the professor asked him if he knew what the Roe vs. Wade decision was. He sat quietly, pondering this profound question. Finally, after giving it a lot of thought, he sighed and said, “I think this was the decision George Washington made prior to crossing the Delaware.” […]

How Socialism Works

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had once failed an entire class. That class had insisted that socialism worked, and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, that it was the great equalizer. The professor then […]

Asset Valuation

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 glasses of sparkling cider theory… A professor stood before his philosophy class with some items on his desk in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, he […]

Life’s Important Questions

Can you cry under water? How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered? Why do you have to “put your two cents in” when it’s only a “penny for your thoughts?” Where’s that extra penny going to? Once you’re in heaven, do you get stuck wearing […]