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mitchum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-30-07 11:06 PM
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33. Thank you. Why would anyone think this "burden" is going to automatically ennoble her...
or wipe out her years of mendacity?
A pig is a pig is a pig
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  -U.S. Rep's Baby Has Down Syndrome (Cathy McMorris Rodgers-R) RamboLiberal  May-30-07 05:12 PM   #0 
  - That's sad.  Fenris   May-30-07 05:14 PM   #1 
  - Down Syndrome kids often have high emotional intelligence...  Fridays Child   May-30-07 05:22 PM   #3 
  - In 25 years of nursing, I never met a Down's patient,  Warpy   May-30-07 05:26 PM   #4 
  - Most of the time, their negative behavior is...  Fridays Child   May-30-07 05:36 PM   #6 
  - really some of the sweetest people  benddem   May-30-07 05:38 PM   #7 
     - My father and mother worked with the handicapped.  junofeb   May-30-07 07:32 PM   #28 
  - Make no mistake, though. caring for a child with serious  Ilsa   May-30-07 07:23 PM   #26 
  - yes.  rodeodance   May-30-07 10:08 PM   #32 
  - she ought to talk to some parents here.  ulysses   May-30-07 05:16 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, we have some GREAT parents of kids with DS here. nt  BlueIris   May-30-07 06:27 PM   #16 
     - indeed we do. n/t  ulysses   May-30-07 06:29 PM   #18 
  - Congratulations to Ms. McMorris Rodgers  Ayesha   May-30-07 05:32 PM   #5 
  - Well-said!  GoddessOfGuinness   May-30-07 06:05 PM   #11 
  - Anyone bemoaning this should read  alcibiades_mystery   May-30-07 05:44 PM   #8 
  - As the mother of a severely developmentally disabled child, I  jwirr   May-30-07 05:45 PM   #9 
  - I can't pretend to know what it's like for a parent...  GoddessOfGuinness   May-30-07 06:10 PM   #12 
  - Why do you think she needs to develop compassion?  hack89   May-30-07 06:20 PM   #13 
     - Since the legislative actions of Republicans usually lack compassion  yardwork   May-30-07 06:25 PM   #15 
     - I like to avoid broad-brush stereotypes ...  hack89   May-30-07 07:06 PM   #23 
     - Then show us a current example of a compassionate Republican.  kgfnally   May-31-07 10:12 AM   #46 
     - You've used two falacies and I have used none  yardwork   May-31-07 10:26 AM   #49 
     - I like that - compassion is as compassion does  donsu   May-31-07 09:44 AM   #44 
     - Not incapable...  GoddessOfGuinness   May-30-07 06:37 PM   #19 
     - Since corporations are now shifting their donations  hack89   May-30-07 07:08 PM   #24 
        - As long as those donations do not interfere with their votes on  GoddessOfGuinness   May-30-07 07:39 PM   #31 
        - I don't understand what a corporate donation has to do with compassion?  jwirr   May-31-07 10:20 AM   #48 
        - More straw man fallacies.  yardwork   May-31-07 10:29 AM   #50 
     - I know this woman  English Lady   May-30-07 07:32 PM   #29 
     - Thanks for your perspective, English lady.  Oregonian   May-30-07 07:37 PM   #30 
     - Thank you. Why would anyone think this "burden" is going to automatically ennoble her...  mitchum   May-30-07 11:06 PM   #33 
     - Thank you for letting us know about McMorris  RamboLiberal   May-30-07 11:16 PM   #35 
     - Welcome to DU  BareNakedLiberal   May-30-07 11:38 PM   #38 
     - Looks like "Lady Karma" has smacked McMorris big time.  DinahMoeHum   May-31-07 11:49 AM   #53 
     - Not so strange, compassion is the understanding of anothers  jwirr   May-31-07 10:15 AM   #47 
  - "on her way to being a Democrat"  mahatmakanejeeves   May-30-07 07:17 PM   #25 
  - Rove also has a developmentally disabled son  mitchum   May-30-07 11:07 PM   #34 
  - Really?  proud2Blib   May-30-07 11:33 PM   #36 
  - Absolutely true...and it must really chafe the ass of a superior being...  mitchum   May-30-07 11:38 PM   #37 
     - What kind of a disability does he have?  proud2Blib   May-31-07 12:09 AM   #40 
  - I bet he got that gene from his father. Or  Auntie Bush   May-31-07 10:03 AM   #45 
  - I think it was in a column by Royko long ago  Twillig   May-30-07 11:44 PM   #39 
     - Yes Will's wife is an active parent in several national groups  proud2Blib   May-31-07 12:10 AM   #41 
  - as the mother of a severely retarded child we can hope she is on her way  demigoddess   May-31-07 12:55 AM   #42 
  - I have a 30 year old niece who has Down syndrome.  elocs   May-30-07 05:46 PM   #10 
  - yep, she's lucky to have access to a great health plan  bedazzled   May-30-07 06:22 PM   #14 
  - Woah--wrong thread? Bad taste much?  BlueIris   May-30-07 06:29 PM   #17 
     - Based on congress's behavior I'd say the comment is right on the mark.  mainegreen   May-30-07 07:04 PM   #21 
     - No, this is the reality for alot of us. Even when we have "adequate"  Ilsa   May-30-07 07:28 PM   #27 
     - YES! We stood on street corners begging for handouts so we could  jwirr   May-31-07 10:31 AM   #52 
     - DU exists for the exchange of opinions and information  yardwork   May-31-07 10:31 AM   #51 
  - Welcome to the world, Cole!  FloridaJudy   May-30-07 06:38 PM   #20 
  - well said FloridaJudy  maddezmom   May-31-07 01:52 AM   #43 
     - Just what you say to a brand-new human being.  FloridaJudy   May-31-07 04:03 PM   #55 
  - I wish nothing but strengh and love for the family.  Lone_Star_Dem   May-30-07 07:05 PM   #22 
  - Children with Downs bring a lot of love into a family  noonwitch   May-31-07 12:13 PM   #54 

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