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Hello_Kitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-29-09 01:37 PM
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128. I agree 100%
Unfortunately, people like you and I are in the minority.
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  -Octuplets Mom Has 6 Other Kids tekisui  Jan-29-09 11:09 AM   #0 
  - Please don't tell me this woman did In-Vitro  LynneSin   Jan-29-09 11:12 AM   #1 
  - Sounds like this woman did the cheap version of invitro -  Hell Hath No Fury   Jan-29-09 11:21 AM   #17 
  - There was some discussion about this on the Today Show on NBC  question everything   Jan-29-09 11:59 AM   #68 
  - What I don't get is how RWers forbid abortions, but defend  tekisui   Jan-29-09 12:05 PM   #74 
  - Best comment ever!  Evoman   Jan-29-09 01:06 PM   #109 
     - You horndog dirtbag.  trotsky   Jan-29-09 01:46 PM   #129 
  - I had IUI for my second pregnancy, Your description is not entirely accurate.  moc   Jan-29-09 12:45 PM   #93 
     - Thanks for the info - we all appreciate this  LynneSin   Jan-29-09 01:15 PM   #120 
  - most likely not IVF  leftchick   Jan-29-09 11:22 AM   #18 
  - I'm not liking the sounds of this at all  LynneSin   Jan-29-09 12:37 PM   #84 
  - Insurance companies don't cover infertility treatment in most states.  moc   Jan-29-09 12:55 PM   #100 
  - I hope you don't believe that I think ICI is a joke  LynneSin   Jan-29-09 01:10 PM   #115 
  - Interestingly enough, our health insurance plan DOES cover fertility treatments...  colinmom71   Jan-29-09 03:46 PM   #156 
  - This is just obscene. This woman had 6 frigging kids already. I bet they  acmavm   Jan-29-09 01:01 PM   #107 
  - Overbreading?  XemaSab   Jan-29-09 02:57 PM   #148 
  - Why would a woman with six kids be given fertility  dancingAlone   Jan-29-09 03:35 PM   #155 
  - Unmonitored Clomid.  Barack_America   Jan-29-09 12:47 PM   #95 
     - Nope. Clomid isn't going to get you octuplets. Twins or triplets - sure. Octuplets = injectibles.  moc   Jan-29-09 12:56 PM   #101 
     - Interesting. Are these also available online?  Barack_America   Jan-29-09 01:00 PM   #105 
        - I ordered mine over the internet, but I had to send a copy of a prescription.  moc   Jan-29-09 01:09 PM   #113 
     - clomid would never produce that many eggs  leftchick   Jan-29-09 01:07 PM   #110 
        - I linked this in another post.  Barack_America   Jan-29-09 01:12 PM   #119 
           - 12 years ago was my last IVF  leftchick   Jan-29-09 01:28 PM   #125 
           - here we are!  leftchick   Jan-29-09 01:32 PM   #126 
              - If those drugs really are available online w/o a prescription...  Barack_America   Jan-29-09 02:36 PM   #140 
  - we should all know by now how our media just sucks.  bdamomma   Jan-29-09 12:47 PM   #96 
  - You mean people who butt their noses into a family's business when it's clear  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:12 AM   #2 
  - Over population is everyone's business.  no limit   Jan-29-09 11:15 AM   #3 
  - Well then, I am sure you will be happy to knock on this family's front door  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:16 AM   #6 
  - It is my business  Zomby Woof   Jan-29-09 11:39 AM   #50 
     - So women's bodies are public property? n/t  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:42 AM   #54 
        - Her abuse of fertility drugs  Zomby Woof   Jan-29-09 11:53 AM   #63 
        - The limited resources of this planet are public property  mitchum   Jan-29-09 02:25 PM   #137 
  - Amen to that  LynneSin   Jan-29-09 11:17 AM   #7 
  - jesus told them to  Howardx   Jan-29-09 11:20 AM   #15 
  - Exactly.  PunkinPi   Jan-29-09 11:22 AM   #21 
  - Unfortunate and true.  calimary   Jan-29-09 02:45 PM   #144 
  - When two people are mass producing, it's going to get attention.  tekisui   Jan-29-09 11:15 AM   #4 
     - So you defend yourself by saying that what happened to this family is newsworthy  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:20 AM   #14 
        - Very little that happens outside my immediate life is my business,  tekisui   Jan-29-09 11:25 AM   #23 
           - I am sure she and her husband are  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:27 AM   #28 
              - Oddly, no mention of husband, father...of ANY of these kids. Just grandparents mentioned in story.  TwilightGardener   Jan-29-09 11:28 AM   #29 
              - Maybe there is no father.  tekisui   Jan-29-09 11:30 AM   #31 
              - Parthenogenesis!  XemaSab   Jan-29-09 03:03 PM   #152 
                 - Would only produce female offspring, LOL.  Midlodemocrat   Jan-30-09 01:20 PM   #166 
              - As we all know, if the media doesn't report it, it doesn't exist.  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:31 AM   #32 
              - I blame him, just as much.  tekisui   Jan-29-09 11:29 AM   #30 
              - Ah  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:31 AM   #34 
                 - Definitely not.  tekisui   Jan-29-09 11:35 AM   #40 
                    - Excuse me but bullshit  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:44 AM   #57 
                       - Please. I am not 'woman-hating'.  tekisui   Jan-29-09 11:53 AM   #62 
              - Since we will all be supporting these babies for the next few years...  walkaway   Jan-29-09 11:38 AM   #48 
                 - They are named A, B,C, D, E, F, G and H.  tekisui   Jan-29-09 11:43 AM   #55 
                 - We are? News to me.  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:48 AM   #61 
                 - She's living at home with her mother, and you think she's NOT going to expect public assistance  Sal Minella   Jan-29-09 11:57 AM   #65 
                 - Considering she lives with her parents in a 3 bedroom house  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 12:47 PM   #97 
                 - The Jon & Kate six collected for almost three years  walkaway   Jan-29-09 01:12 PM   #117 
                    - Jon & Kate are now living in a 1.3M house in Pennsylvania.  kskiska   Jan-29-09 01:57 PM   #130 
  - At least some medical professionals are pointing out that it's not all "peachy"  hamsterjill   Jan-29-09 11:16 AM   #5 
  - How the hell does anyone afford 14 kids, especially with 8 babies  TwilightGardener   Jan-29-09 11:17 AM   #8 
  - How Do You Begin To Manage It?  ProfessorGAC   Jan-29-09 11:22 AM   #20 
  - I would bet there's public assistance about to come into play here.  TwilightGardener   Jan-29-09 11:26 AM   #26 
     - Probably Right  ProfessorGAC   Jan-29-09 11:32 AM   #36 
        - I about pulled my hair out because my 2 boys were 16 months apart  TwilightGardener   Jan-29-09 11:38 AM   #47 
           - Hmmmm. Two or Fourteen?  ProfessorGAC   Jan-29-09 11:42 AM   #53 
           - I hear ya, I had two 14 months apart, the first couple of months were horrible  recoveringrepublican   Jan-29-09 02:17 PM   #136 
  - Remember the single 29 year old stay at home mother of TEN from last month's news?  marshall   Jan-29-09 12:40 PM   #87 
     - There's people who make bad choices and/or fall on hard times...  TwilightGardener   Jan-29-09 12:44 PM   #92 
  - Six wasn't enough?  Auggie   Jan-29-09 11:17 AM   #9 
  - ...and she was taking fertility pills????  spanone   Jan-29-09 11:18 AM   #10 
  - Why jump to that conclusion?  Barack_America   Jan-29-09 11:19 AM   #11 
  - HA! You hear that Duggars! They're gaining on you!  JVS   Jan-29-09 11:19 AM   #12 
  - One more litter and the Duggars will be forgotten history.  tekisui   Jan-29-09 11:20 AM   #13 
     - Or maybe the Duggars will start using fertility drugs  JVS   Jan-29-09 11:26 AM   #25 
        - Don't put it past them!  bullwinkle428   Jan-29-09 02:49 PM   #145 
  - The Learning Channel or the Discovery Channel will sign them to a reality show and they'll make $$$$  Mrs. Overall   Jan-29-09 11:21 AM   #16 
  - Kate of Jon and Kate plus 8 must be stewing. She thinks  LibDemAlways   Jan-29-09 11:36 AM   #42 
  - I wonder who's paying the hospital bills?  Richard D   Jan-29-09 11:22 AM   #19 
  - the delivery took 46 people  Howardx   Jan-29-09 11:24 AM   #22 
  - Meanwhile, many women can't get contraception because it's against the health care provider's  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 11:25 AM   #24 
  - My insurance covers boner pills, but not my wife's contraception.  daggahead   Jan-29-09 11:34 AM   #38 
     - Also add the fact that the Baby Boomer got three different boner pills while the Gen X'ers got FEWER  slampoet   Jan-29-09 01:08 PM   #112 
  - my brother had triplets 18 years ago  dsc   Jan-29-09 12:02 PM   #69 
     - Jeeze, I would have thought any doctor on the planet would have jumped  acmavm   Jan-29-09 01:07 PM   #111 
  - A woman's right to control her body only covers her right  hedgehog   Jan-29-09 11:27 AM   #27 
  - Last time I checked there weren't any laws in the U.S. limiting the number of children  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 11:31 AM   #33 
  - On the other hand, we have in this thread people complaining because  hedgehog   Jan-29-09 12:04 PM   #72 
     - What the hell are you babbling about?  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 12:09 PM   #77 
        - Some have suggested 1. that the doctor was asked to supply  hedgehog   Jan-29-09 01:04 PM   #108 
  - No kidding  Book Lover   Jan-29-09 11:34 AM   #37 
  - The Right To Choose. . .  ProfessorGAC   Jan-29-09 11:34 AM   #39 
  - Some people don't get that.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 11:37 AM   #44 
  - Will this be how the coservatives beat us?  RandySF   Jan-29-09 11:36 AM   #41 
     - Rent "Idiocracy"  Mz Pip   Jan-29-09 11:43 AM   #56 
  - Just think of all the garbage this family produces. Wow. n/t  daggahead   Jan-29-09 11:32 AM   #35 
  - Well, they still need to make 5 more before beating the Duggars. Hey, there's an idea:  Deja Q   Jan-29-09 11:37 AM   #45 
  - Make it a reality show, and I think it could happen! n/t  daggahead   Jan-29-09 11:39 AM   #49 
  - Thinking of the mountain of disposable diapers alone they'll generate is staggering. n/t  catzies   Jan-29-09 03:55 PM   #157 
  - I'm keeping my opinion to myself.  flvegan   Jan-29-09 11:37 AM   #43 
  - it's environmental rape.  stuntcat   Jan-29-09 11:38 AM   #46 
  - I love VHEMT  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 11:40 AM   #52 
  - WTF? Seriously? WTF?  Marrah_G   Jan-29-09 11:40 AM   #51 
  - WTF? Seriously? WTF?  RandySF   Jan-29-09 11:45 AM   #59 
  - Wow, for a second I thought the title said "Octopus Mom".  tanyev   Jan-29-09 11:45 AM   #58 
  - On another board with this news  chatnoir   Jan-31-09 01:32 PM   #167 
  - She lives with her parents!?! Okay I'm sorry but I'm going to judge her.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 11:47 AM   #60 
  - Giving the "Duggers" some serious competition... another Reality Show in the making..  Blaze Diem   Jan-29-09 11:54 AM   #64 
  - Unbelievable. And where is the father in this?  asdjrocky   Jan-29-09 11:59 AM   #66 
  - I know a man who is the 13th of 14 children  undeterred   Jan-29-09 11:59 AM   #67 
  - 14 one at a time is very different  Marrah_G   Jan-29-09 12:03 PM   #70 
  - And Republicans have the right to call all Democrats "baby killers"  undeterred   Jan-29-09 12:13 PM   #78 
  - Yes.  Marrah_G   Jan-29-09 12:58 PM   #102 
     - And here I thought that being "pro-choice"  undeterred   Jan-29-09 01:00 PM   #106 
        - No- being pro-choice means respecting others legal rights  Marrah_G   Jan-29-09 01:23 PM   #123 
           - "I also told her she was fucked up and should consider getting fixed."  undeterred   Jan-29-09 01:32 PM   #127 
           - She should consider getting fixed and I'd tell her the same thing if she were my friend  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 02:05 PM   #132 
           - Well...  Marrah_G   Jan-29-09 02:37 PM   #141 
           - Absolutely  Marrah_G   Jan-29-09 02:33 PM   #138 
           - The problem is that it's hard to find a doctor who will do a tubal on you before age 35  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 02:00 PM   #131 
              - I had one at age 23  Marrah_G   Jan-29-09 02:35 PM   #139 
                 - Oh I definitely agree she should get fixed.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 02:41 PM   #142 
  - Amen. nt  Lorien   Jan-29-09 12:34 PM   #81 
  - The ones I knew growing up did depend on government support  Lorien   Jan-29-09 12:34 PM   #80 
  - The older kids get stuck raising the younger ones.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 12:40 PM   #88 
  - Oh I'm sure those kids will be getting government support.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 12:38 PM   #85 
  - I had a friend years ago who was in a family of 14 kids. She wound up living in a convent  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jan-29-09 12:43 PM   #91 
     - Oh but we mustn't criticize people's "choices"  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 12:48 PM   #98 
  - For all we know...  Stargazer09   Jan-29-09 12:03 PM   #71 
  - for all we know  leftchick   Jan-29-09 01:22 PM   #122 
     - Judging from the weight of most of the infants if they make it it'll be a miracle  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 02:07 PM   #134 
     - Maybe  Stargazer09   Jan-29-09 03:27 PM   #154 
        - I had fertility treatments for five years  leftchick   Jan-29-09 04:07 PM   #158 
           - I understand your point of view  Stargazer09   Jan-29-09 04:41 PM   #160 
  - If she tried to keep that many cats, they'd take them away.  Junkdrawer   Jan-29-09 12:05 PM   #73 
  - lol right?  stuntcat   Jan-29-09 12:09 PM   #76 
  - OK, that was funny...  TwilightGardener   Jan-29-09 12:22 PM   #79 
  - Ha! so true. Is there a baby hoarding syndrome?  Lorien   Jan-29-09 12:35 PM   #82 
  - Yes, there is  LostinVA   Jan-29-09 02:50 PM   #146 
  - Thanks Junkdrawer, you have put a BIG smile on my face  slackmaster   Jan-30-09 09:21 AM   #165 
  - Ugh, sick people  Sultana   Jan-29-09 12:06 PM   #75 
  - Where are the authorities taking away the medical license of any doctor...  LynneSin   Jan-29-09 12:39 PM   #86 
     - I thought women are advised to only keep 2  Sultana   Jan-29-09 12:53 PM   #99 
        - the anti-choicers got their hands in that one  LynneSin   Jan-29-09 01:00 PM   #104 
           - That was the McCaughey family...  colinmom71   Jan-29-09 04:11 PM   #159 
  - it's not a clown car...  rucky   Jan-29-09 12:35 PM   #83 
  - That pic gets me every time  Sultana   Jan-29-09 01:20 PM   #121 
  - the children are born into servitude  Dukkha   Jan-29-09 12:41 PM   #89 
  - Why would CBSnews think how many children this woman has is our business?  RB TexLa   Jan-29-09 12:42 PM   #90 
  - it's our business if our tax dollars have to support them, & also b/c of their use of resources  ima_sinnic   Jan-29-09 01:11 PM   #116 
  - Well, it is pretty amazing!  dancingAlone   Jan-29-09 07:32 PM   #162 
  - 14 mouths to feed good luck with that.  bdamomma   Jan-29-09 12:46 PM   #94 
  - What the hell was she thinking???  onefreespiritedchick   Jan-29-09 12:59 PM   #103 
  - Is that a birth canal or the Holland Tunnel?  Starbucks Anarchist   Jan-29-09 01:10 PM   #114 
  - LOL  sfexpat2000   Jan-29-09 02:07 PM   #133 
  - See, this is why I will NEVER have kids.  Natalya Slosky   Jan-29-09 01:12 PM   #118 
  - right..?  stuntcat   Jan-29-09 01:25 PM   #124 
     - I agree 100%  Hello_Kitty   Jan-29-09 01:37 PM   #128 
  - Tie the tubes sister  fchurch66   Jan-29-09 02:09 PM   #135 
  - It's not a miracle when it's drug-induced  LostinVA   Jan-29-09 02:51 PM   #147 
  - i smell a tv deal.  Hannah Bell   Jan-29-09 02:41 PM   #143 
  - I listened to the CBS clip and it mentioned the woman lives with her  Gin   Jan-29-09 02:57 PM   #149 
  - Damn  guitar man   Jan-29-09 02:59 PM   #150 
  - arghh...I was annoyed by some of the criticism against her at first, but now... ehnn  Regret My New Name   Jan-29-09 03:01 PM   #151 
  - I am surely blessed. Had mine the 'old fashioned' way. eom  Fire1   Jan-29-09 03:10 PM   #153 
  - So did I.  dancingAlone   Jan-29-09 07:39 PM   #163 
  - 14?  Luna_C_06   Jan-29-09 05:29 PM   #161 
     - Get Out...  4 t 4   Jan-29-09 07:40 PM   #164 
 

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