Skip to content

Daily Archives: December 23rd, 2009

Single Mothers Deserve Sympathy

  Brittany writes: I think you are too harsh on single mothers. Not all unwed mothers are bad people; they just made a mistake. Maybe their boyfriend pressured them into sex and he left when she got pregnant. You can have sex one time and get pregnant. I was born before my mom and dad were […]

Further Defense of Scrooge

  Scrooge movie poster M. writes in regard to the previous entry: I have to disagree with Alex A. when he says that Scrooge’s transformation wasn’t as a result of seeing the light but of fear of the horrors to come if he doesn’t change. 

In Defense of Scrooge

Scrooge and Bob Cratchit illustrated by John Leech in 1843.  A few things should be said in defense of Ebenezer Scrooge. First and foremost, Bob Cratchit and his family would have been worse off and possibly impoverished altogether if Scrooge did not work hard and keep his business going, thus creating a job for Mr. Cratchit. Let’s remember that Mrs. […]