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Zynx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:41 PM
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75. No offense, but that's a pretty poor reading of statistics.
Sure, the risk is higher for older women, but that doesn't rule out younger women having children with Down Syndrome.
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  -Enough of this Obama citizenship nonsense. I want to know who Trig's mom is. New photo. Hamlette  Dec-05-08 10:40 AM   #0 
  - welcome home, im with ya  mkultra   Dec-05-08 10:43 AM   #1 
  - Or Sarah lied about vital pieces of her birth story at least.  beachmom   Dec-05-08 10:44 AM   #3 
  - that's what....  gblady   Dec-05-08 10:56 AM   #7 
  - but Bristol is pregnant now, if she gives birth before Feb, she chould not be the mom  Hamlette   Dec-05-08 11:08 AM   #8 
     - she got pregnant immediately after trig was born out of anger  Blu Dahlia   Dec-05-08 12:04 PM   #16 
     - I think Trig is Bristol's and this new pregnancy is a fake, yes...  polichick   Dec-05-08 12:23 PM   #18 
     - yep yep  d_b   Dec-05-08 01:52 PM   #42 
     - this is the best theory imo.  mkultra   Dec-05-08 09:52 PM   #118 
     - "Bristol is pregnant now"---And we KNOW this how?  WinkyDink   Dec-05-08 12:55 PM   #24 
  - I read Sully's post on it. He points out that this does not equal the  beachmom   Dec-05-08 10:43 AM   #2 
  - The calls for original birth certificates will reinforce one another nt  Land Shark   Dec-05-08 12:15 PM   #17 
     - Yes indeedy. I usually slice up overly complex theories like this with Occam's razor  eridani   Dec-05-08 02:04 PM   #48 
  - Sarah announced her pregnancy 1 day after...  greendog   Dec-05-08 10:51 AM   #4 
  - Now that is an interesting tidbit in the timeline that hasn't been mentioned before  rvablue   Dec-05-08 01:37 PM   #39 
  - Or that's when she decided to claim her daughter's baby.  polichick   Dec-05-08 01:59 PM   #45 
  - isn't Bristol supposed to have the baby this month ?  JI7   Dec-05-08 10:53 AM   #5 
  - Yes. I believe she's due around the 18th. nt  No Surrender   Dec-05-08 12:47 PM   #23 
  - New Palin frame: "It was a miracle!!!"  zulchzulu   Dec-05-08 10:55 AM   #6 
  - Show me a picture of Bristol today...  JBear   Dec-05-08 11:27 AM   #9 
  - Here is one from Election Day  rainbow4321   Dec-06-08 05:04 PM   #126 
  - And she would be right  rocknation   Dec-07-08 09:19 PM   #128 
  - I don't think that Bristol is pregnant now. I think she gave birth to Trig last spring.  yardwork   Dec-05-08 11:31 AM   #10 
  - Okay here's my guess, I think when she found out  marlakay   Dec-05-08 11:53 AM   #11 
  - She looks pregnant enough to me there. She's bending forward.  Occam Bandage   Dec-05-08 11:56 AM   #12 
  - I thought down syndrome babies were common for older women?  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 11:56 AM   #13 
  - I found a graph of Age of woman related to babies with down syndrome  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 12:00 PM   #14 
  - There is also higher risk of Downs at the low end of the age spectrum.  GoesTo11   Dec-05-08 01:38 PM   #40 
     - You're probaly right  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 02:38 PM   #54 
     - Only a very slightly increased risk.  Crunchy Frog   Dec-05-08 03:28 PM   #70 
  - Yes. She's clearly pregnant in that photo (when you consider that she's leaning forward),  Occam Bandage   Dec-05-08 12:01 PM   #15 
  - You don't look like that just before delivering a FIFTH child.  polichick   Dec-05-08 12:23 PM   #20 
     - And you don't look as slender as she did on the campaign trail after delivering child #5.  Diane R   Dec-05-08 01:21 PM   #29 
        - Exactly!  polichick   Dec-05-08 01:22 PM   #30 
        - Oh nonsense - while there are "general trends", everyone's particular medical situation varies  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 01:32 PM   #35 
        - "people who have been skinny as a rail within a few weeks after...  polichick   Dec-05-08 01:51 PM   #41 
        - I have calibrated this observation against that of other women in the office  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 02:01 PM   #46 
           - Sarah Palin returned to work after 3 days  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 03:05 PM   #58 
              - Humans have been reproducing a long time....  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 05:07 PM   #90 
              - I know humans have been reproducing for a long time  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 05:17 PM   #93 
                 - Amnio leaks  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 05:36 PM   #98 
              - Returning to work after 3 days  shimmergal   Dec-05-08 07:17 PM   #110 
        - Has anyone seen what Angelina Jolie looks like? She recently had twins, about two  tblue37   Dec-05-08 04:22 PM   #77 
           - I agree  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 05:06 PM   #89 
           - The post said "three weeks before". Angelina Jolie always appeared  Tutonic   Dec-08-08 08:16 AM   #132 
        - Actually, some do. My mother had eight children, never looked much more than 5 maybe 6 months  SharonAnn   Dec-05-08 04:51 PM   #83 
  - Yeah, and fetal alcohol syndrome babies are common for younger women  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 12:23 PM   #19 
  - Never thought of that - are you suggesting he has fetal alcohol syndrome...  polichick   Dec-05-08 12:27 PM   #21 
  - No, I'm just playing "let's make a rumor"  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 01:01 PM   #25 
     - For a fifth child, that would have to be an early pregancy...  polichick   Dec-05-08 01:08 PM   #26 
  - My point is  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 01:08 PM   #27 
     - This unrelated rumor actually tackles the Trig baby issue  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 01:22 PM   #31 
     - I understand your point, you don't understand mine  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 01:28 PM   #32 
     - I said that was the best I had  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 01:35 PM   #38 
     - The structure of an argument  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 01:57 PM   #44 
        - This is what I said originally.  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 02:12 PM   #50 
           - What's fascinating  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 05:10 PM   #91 
              - I've read that you agree with me  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 05:57 PM   #102 
     - He actually has very distinctive facial features  Crunchy Frog   Dec-05-08 03:34 PM   #71 
     - No offense, but that's a pretty poor reading of statistics.  Zynx   Dec-05-08 03:41 PM   #75 
        - No that wasn't my reading at all  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 04:12 PM   #76 
           - That doesn't mean very much of anything.  Zynx   Dec-05-08 04:27 PM   #78 
              - What did I just say?  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 04:49 PM   #81 
                 - "I've been up for a little over 26 hours"  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 05:12 PM   #92 
                    - Over 10 years  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 05:33 PM   #97 
                       - I never see a topic worth discussing in the lounge.  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 06:16 PM   #108 
                          - Thanks but no thanks  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 06:40 PM   #109 
  - Older fathers correlate directly with Downs also.  No Elephants   Dec-05-08 05:02 PM   #86 
  - So do teenagers  proud2Blib   Dec-05-08 05:58 PM   #103 
  - If a woman can get pregnant, she's not "too old" to have babies.  Iris   Dec-06-08 04:04 PM   #125 
  - Baby bumps vary by individual and pregnancy.  Feron   Dec-05-08 12:44 PM   #22 
  - Yes there's no evidence but...  sledgehammer   Dec-05-08 01:16 PM   #28 
     - And here we goo.....  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 02:03 PM   #47 
        - "Entirely consistent" with the actions of an insane person  sledgehammer   Dec-05-08 02:14 PM   #51 
           - The world has more personalities in it than the people you personally know  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 04:49 PM   #82 
              - Genetic testing gives pro-life women time to prepare for a special needs baby  DemBones DemBones   Dec-05-08 05:23 PM   #94 
                 - ...which is also a justification or "cover" for having the testing done  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 05:42 PM   #99 
  - Palin has an Extra-Dimensional Void Inside that allows her to hold  berni_mccoy   Dec-05-08 01:30 PM   #33 
  - Make that two voids then...  sledgehammer   Dec-05-08 01:32 PM   #34 
  - and brain. she could hide twins!  jakem   Dec-05-08 01:33 PM   #36 
  - Very true.  berni_mccoy   Dec-05-08 02:16 PM   #52 
  - Best explanation yet! :)  polichick   Dec-05-08 01:33 PM   #37 
  - The first plausible explanation that I've seen.  Crunchy Frog   Dec-05-08 03:35 PM   #73 
  - Yell yeah! Where is this December baby they used for cover?  JVS   Dec-05-08 01:56 PM   #43 
  - I'm not convinced one way or the other. I think it's definitely an open question.  Phx_Dem   Dec-05-08 02:10 PM   #49 
  - Funny that nobody's getting photos of Bristol these days - is she locked up somewhere??  polichick   Dec-05-08 02:37 PM   #53 
  - US magazine published a picture of when she was 6 months pregnant with one of the older kids  LynneSin   Dec-05-08 02:41 PM   #55 
  - Oh shit. I'm second guessing myself  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 02:49 PM   #56 
  - Yep  sledgehammer   Dec-05-08 03:01 PM   #57 
  - The delivering doctor was given a seat on some medical board by Palin.  polichick   Dec-05-08 03:07 PM   #60 
  - Wouldn't be the first time hospital staff attempted to cover something up  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 03:10 PM   #61 
  - THAT is the scenario I have been going with ever since that fraud was introduced...  mitchum   Dec-05-08 07:47 PM   #115 
  - There was also reporting about the airline crew working her flight from...  polichick   Dec-05-08 03:06 PM   #59 
  - I saw that too  JonLP24   Dec-05-08 03:13 PM   #62 
  - It's a weird story alright!  polichick   Dec-05-08 03:26 PM   #69 
  - That is just crazy. None of it makes sense. I entertain the 'Palin is not the mom' theory  Raschel   Dec-05-08 03:22 PM   #64 
  - I could see it too - her arrogance knows no bounds.  polichick   Dec-05-08 03:23 PM   #65 
  - Here you go...  sledgehammer   Dec-05-08 03:24 PM   #66 
     - Ah-ha!  polichick   Dec-05-08 03:26 PM   #68 
     - Also...  sledgehammer   Dec-05-08 03:34 PM   #72 
        - Plus, Palin supposedly gave the doc a position on some medical board...  polichick   Dec-05-08 03:37 PM   #74 
     - Melissa Drexler - the "Prom Mom"  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 04:58 PM   #85 
        - And how often do women not know they're pregnant?  Renegade08   Dec-05-08 05:54 PM   #101 
           - Because it is not relevant to any legitimate question?  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 06:15 PM   #107 
              - And Obama's birth certificate was relevant to a legitimate question?  Renegade08   Dec-05-08 09:17 PM   #116 
                 - Ah, yes, I have a secret agenda  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 11:42 PM   #120 
  - Yeah - and how many stories have you read about teenagers who hide pregnancies  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 04:55 PM   #84 
     - It's MUCH easier to hide a first pregnancy than a second - or a FIFTH!  polichick   Dec-05-08 07:19 PM   #111 
  - Track Palin and his g/f are the parents.  Nailzberg   Dec-05-08 03:16 PM   #63 
  - Well, there's also the story about him only going into the military to avoid jail...  polichick   Dec-05-08 03:25 PM   #67 
  - I think she's the mom ---- but hubby isn't the father....  emdee   Dec-05-08 04:29 PM   #79 
  - ooooh, and the plot thickens!  polichick   Dec-05-08 07:33 PM   #113 
  - Maybe the baby of someone other than Bristol?  sandyd921   Dec-05-08 04:36 PM   #80 
  - Hey - SO-CALLED DEMOCRATS - ISN'T THIS PRIVATE?  jberryhill   Dec-05-08 05:02 PM   #87 
  - Best post on this topic. nt  DemBones DemBones   Dec-05-08 05:31 PM   #96 
  - The point, of course, is THE LIE. It's always the cover-up.  polichick   Dec-05-08 07:32 PM   #112 
  - Not interested in anything related to Bristol Palin...  sledgehammer   Dec-06-08 02:27 AM   #121 
  - The tax thing...  jberryhill   Dec-06-08 03:06 PM   #122 
     - Good point! Thanks. n/t  sledgehammer   Dec-06-08 04:02 PM   #124 
  - Ken Starr put paid to this concept.  WinkyDink   Dec-08-08 08:18 AM   #133 
  - Thank you so very much!  loyalsister   Dec-08-08 12:37 PM   #137 
  - What fundy broodmare doesn't announce an impending birth for 6 months?  mitchum   Dec-05-08 05:05 PM   #88 
  - One who's a governor. Also one who has  DemBones DemBones   Dec-05-08 05:29 PM   #95 
     - And why would a fundy broodmare have the test that revealed...  mitchum   Dec-05-08 05:47 PM   #100 
        - See my post 94. With all the people who insist on  DemBones DemBones   Dec-05-08 07:38 PM   #114 
           - thanks. Yes. I would want to know.  atimetocome   Dec-08-08 08:28 AM   #134 
  - She does look pregnant  Hope2006   Dec-05-08 05:59 PM   #104 
  - Well, she must be "pregnant" again...  mitchum   Dec-05-08 06:06 PM   #105 
     - I can only go by what I have seen  Hope2006   Dec-05-08 06:14 PM   #106 
  - Personally, I don't give shit who Trig's mom is, but I want to know  Phx_Dem   Dec-05-08 09:26 PM   #117 
  - She looks pregnant in that pic to me.  cat_girl25   Dec-05-08 10:41 PM   #119 
  - This is the stupidest shit I've ever heard, and I hate Palin n/t  Kerry2008   Dec-06-08 03:17 PM   #123 
  - Maybe the mother is a girl her son knocked up  rocknation   Dec-06-08 05:15 PM   #127 
  - Down Syndrome infants are usually LOW birthweight  SoCalDem   Dec-07-08 10:41 PM   #129 
  - She just looks like she packed on a few pounds that made her look fat. What a fraud.  InAbLuEsTaTe   Dec-08-08 07:19 AM   #130 
  - Assuming that Trig is NOT Palin's child, IMO the best way to go about verifying this is...  Hepburn   Dec-08-08 08:00 AM   #131 
  - This is all junk. But it's junk I can't get enough of.  Phredicles   Dec-08-08 09:55 AM   #135 
     - Junk? This is Caviar! A slattern Gov and her trailer trash family? Jesus this is great.  Neshanic   Dec-08-08 11:07 AM   #136 

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