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customerserviceguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-11-09 02:50 PM
Response to Reply #53
54. I'll admit the ignorance
and I did so under the posts that sought to politely enlighten me.

The "insensitivity" is just my amazement that Dr. Snyderman would use an example that was not typical of most people's experience.
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  -Whooooooo! Dr. Nancy Snyderman from MSNBC isn't happy about the Stupak amendment: Are_grits_groceries  Nov-10-09 06:53 AM   #0 
  - K&R.  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Nov-10-09 07:09 AM   #1 
  - I have never heard her  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-10-09 07:38 AM   #2 
  - Anybody here know any 50 year old women  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:50 AM   #3 
  - Ah, another man without a clue  Le Taz Hot   Nov-10-09 07:58 AM   #5 
  - I'm just pointing out the ridiculousness of Dr.Synderman's example  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:08 PM   #24 
  - 50 y.o. is the better example in this case: on the cusp of menopause, responsible, settled down...  Hekate   Nov-11-09 02:14 AM   #40 
  - Yes. It's absolutely  JerseygirlCT   Nov-11-09 04:09 PM   #68 
  - just because some women are infertile or have problems conceiving don't think there aren't women out  dugaresa   Nov-11-09 10:32 AM   #44 
  - Yeah, these damn women better not make mistakes, because while humans  joeybee12   Nov-11-09 10:34 AM   #45 
  - +1 nt  JerseygirlCT   Nov-11-09 04:07 PM   #67 
  - Yes, a very good friend of mine got pg when she was 51-52. No medical intervention.  moc   Nov-10-09 08:25 AM   #6 
  - And for taking the time to answer, you receive:  Ignis   Nov-10-09 01:34 PM   #23 
  - That's the first example I've heard of  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:10 PM   #25 
     - Are you dense? She gave a very good example as a 50 year old woman isn't likely to  saracat   Nov-11-09 01:39 AM   #39 
        - I'd guess that they happened a LOT more  customerserviceguy   Nov-11-09 06:18 PM   #70 
  - I'm a nurse who works with gyn pts.  PuraVidaDreamin   Nov-10-09 08:29 AM   #7 
  - I don't have your experience  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:11 PM   #26 
     - because they think they are safe, because when you go through the change  dugaresa   Nov-11-09 10:35 AM   #46 
        - +1. Supposedly, once a year of no periods goes by, you're "safe", but it ain't necessarily so.  gkhouston   Nov-11-09 12:13 PM   #51 
  - Dumb ass  trumad   Nov-10-09 08:42 AM   #9 
  - I disagree! I think "dumbass" is one word. Other than that, +1  Kurt_and_Hunter   Nov-10-09 08:59 AM   #13 
  - Well thought out argument there  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:13 PM   #28 
  - I could see it happening to someone who assumed  ecstatic   Nov-10-09 08:48 AM   #11 
  - My point (that seems to have been missed) is that if it is at all a possibility  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:15 PM   #29 
     - It's neither final nor foolproof. Surgical sterilization has a small but nonzero failure rate.  gkhouston   Nov-11-09 12:15 PM   #52 
  - Yes. (Bonus points for counseling surgery as contraception. That's extra cute.)  Kurt_and_Hunter   Nov-10-09 08:58 AM   #12 
  - Aren't vasectomy and tubal ligation considered contraception  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:17 PM   #30 
  - Is 47 close enough  leftynyc   Nov-10-09 09:06 AM   #15 
  - May I hazard a guess  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:18 PM   #32 
     - She's Catholic  leftynyc   Nov-11-09 11:29 AM   #47 
  - Elizabeth Edwards was 51 when she had Jack.  Marlana   Nov-10-09 09:15 AM   #18 
  - Good examples  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:20 PM   #33 
     - not true  jsamuel   Nov-11-09 12:12 PM   #50 
        - You're right, I forgot about Wade  customerserviceguy   Nov-11-09 06:30 PM   #72 
  - Happens all the time. Their periods become rare and they think they  Ilsa   Nov-10-09 09:15 AM   #19 
  - I have been educated here by the examples given  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:22 PM   #34 
     - "I think we can all agree they are rare" bullshit  Jax   Nov-11-09 02:58 PM   #56 
        - How does my lack of knowledge and experience on this subject  customerserviceguy   Nov-11-09 06:25 PM   #71 
  - Have you never heard of late in life babies?  Lars39   Nov-10-09 12:18 PM   #22 
  - From the responses I have read here  customerserviceguy   Nov-10-09 07:24 PM   #35 
  - Uh, yes, as a matter of fact.  Darth_Kitten   Nov-11-09 10:28 AM   #43 
  - You need to take a bath in hot oil.  undeterred   Nov-11-09 11:30 AM   #48 
  - Ah, yes, the usual man bashing that takes place  customerserviceguy   Nov-11-09 12:02 PM   #49 
     - Your question showed your ignorance and insensitivity.  undeterred   Nov-11-09 01:53 PM   #53 
        - I'll admit the ignorance  customerserviceguy   Nov-11-09 02:50 PM   #54 
           - What is "most peoples experience"?  undeterred   Nov-11-09 03:29 PM   #62 
              - I had never known one  customerserviceguy   Nov-11-09 03:33 PM   #63 
  - ahhhh....  fascisthunter   Nov-11-09 02:54 PM   #55 
  - I do and her husband had had a vasectomy which they found later his  arthritisR_US   Nov-11-09 03:03 PM   #57 
  - Even with surgical intervention, there is a 1 in 100 chance of pregnancy  csziggy   Nov-11-09 03:06 PM   #58 
  - Close to 50% of US abortions are performed on women near 50 years old  Ripley   Nov-11-09 03:22 PM   #59 
  - That is a stunning "statistic" if I ever heard one  customerserviceguy   Nov-11-09 03:35 PM   #64 
     - one  Ripley   Nov-11-09 03:55 PM   #66 
        - You're misreading that chart  customerserviceguy   Nov-11-09 06:16 PM   #69 
  - I do.  Neecy   Nov-11-09 03:28 PM   #61 
     - Again, as I have said before  customerserviceguy   Nov-11-09 03:39 PM   #65 
  - There were 3 women on Joy Behar's show  Le Taz Hot   Nov-10-09 07:54 AM   #4 
  - About that POS Ben Nelson  newfie11   Nov-10-09 08:34 AM   #8 
  - I agree with you 100%....  femrap   Nov-10-09 08:11 PM   #36 
     - On CNN, 9 PM EST, also http://joybehar.blogs.cnn.com/  eppur_se_muova   Nov-10-09 11:42 PM   #38 
        - Thanks....I googled her after I asked you  femrap   Nov-11-09 10:24 AM   #42 
  - It is infuriating. We pay 2 to 3 times more than men  ecstatic   Nov-10-09 08:46 AM   #10 
  - Can you expand on that?  FBaggins   Nov-10-09 09:05 AM   #14 
     - I use Individual insurance. Next time they send a flyer to your house,  ecstatic   Nov-10-09 12:09 PM   #20 
        - Thanks.  FBaggins   Nov-10-09 12:17 PM   #21 
  - Separate Church & State Now! Shutdown C Street!  bridgit   Nov-10-09 09:08 AM   #16 
  - Let Bart know what you think of him  populistdriven   Nov-10-09 09:15 AM   #17 
  - Bart doesn't care what people think of him...except for the  SoCalDem   Nov-10-09 07:12 PM   #27 
  - Neither is any other clear thinking woman. . .n/t  annabanana   Nov-10-09 07:17 PM   #31 
  - There is a LOT of outrage!  SagefemmeCollective   Nov-10-09 10:59 PM   #37 
  - KnR. Good for her. This is our homegrown version of the global gag order, and it stinks.  Hekate   Nov-11-09 02:17 AM   #41 
  - I like her.  Neecy   Nov-11-09 03:26 PM   #60 
 

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