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Motown_Johnny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-21-11 05:32 AM
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17. How about asking if the medication she is on turns her from blithering idiot to

bat guano crazy lunatic?

It isn't like Rush wasn't rallying the RW masses while abusing prescription drugs, she might easily be doing the same.

It seems like the more pertinent question to me.
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  -I'm calling BS on folks who say it's sexist to ask about migraines. RandySF  Jul-20-11 11:16 PM   #0 
  - A good friend of mine - a guy - suffered from debilitating migraines.  gateley   Jul-20-11 11:20 PM   #1 
  - I have the aura of migraines quite frequently  madokie   Jul-23-11 05:30 PM   #36 
  - Migraines = sexist?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-20-11 11:22 PM   #2 
  - No, it's not sexist to ask for details about a migraine issue. It's directly related...  Honeycombe8   Jul-20-11 11:23 PM   #3 
  - Supposedly, they strike women more frequently than men.  RandySF   Jul-20-11 11:26 PM   #4 
  - This is true.  murielm99   Jul-20-11 11:41 PM   #6 
  - I see. Thanks. Seems a lot of ailments strike women more than men...  Honeycombe8   Jul-20-11 11:51 PM   #7 
     - Women live longer  jberryhill   Jul-21-11 09:05 AM   #23 
  - But another kind of debilitating headache--cluster headaches--predominantly strike  tblue37   Jul-21-11 01:39 AM   #13 
     - My beloved ex gets debilitating cluster headaches  DainBramaged   Jul-21-11 08:58 AM   #20 
  - I get 'cluster headaches' - which my doctor told me are the  enlightenment   Jul-20-11 11:32 PM   #5 
     - Clusters are NOT male form of Migraine... It's just that more males than females get clusters.  ncrainbowgrrl   Jul-23-11 05:31 PM   #37 
  - Total BS to call it "sexist".  richmwill   Jul-21-11 12:06 AM   #8 
  - I am a migraine sufferer.  Lugnut   Jul-21-11 12:23 AM   #9 
  - Hugs. I am also. Sorry to see another one of us here w/Migraine Disease!  ncrainbowgrrl   Jul-23-11 05:33 PM   #38 
  - Well, I do reliably get more intense migraines with my period...  REP   Jul-21-11 01:17 AM   #10 
  - I wonder.  provis99   Jul-21-11 01:23 AM   #11 
  - I'm a man and get migraines.  Lucian   Jul-21-11 01:32 AM   #12 
  - To play devils advocate - would this have been brought up with any of the men?  Lil Missy   Jul-21-11 03:40 AM   #14 
  - Not sexist, and has nothing to do with migraines  Kennah   Jul-21-11 04:19 AM   #15 
  - Paul Tsongas was questioned because he had cancer, not because  Bunny   Jul-21-11 05:14 AM   #16 
  - How about asking if the medication she is on turns her from blithering idiot to  Motown_Johnny   Jul-21-11 05:32 AM   #17 
  - It has sexist overtones  Progress Now   Jul-21-11 08:53 AM   #18 
  - Complete bullshit  DainBramaged   Jul-21-11 08:59 AM   #21 
  - Women also get ovarian cancer  jberryhill   Jul-21-11 09:03 AM   #22 
     - I pretty much agree with your definition of sexism  Progress Now   Jul-21-11 09:11 AM   #25 
        - I'm not sure it's been proven that Bachmann is a woman  snooper2   Jul-21-11 09:16 AM   #27 
        - Missing the issue again  jberryhill   Jul-21-11 09:20 AM   #28 
  - I'm an old male fucker and I had SEVERE migraines most of my adult life  DainBramaged   Jul-21-11 08:57 AM   #19 
  - who is calling it sexist. if used in a sexist manner from uneducated that assume it is a female  seabeyond   Jul-21-11 09:10 AM   #24 
  - I agree. I'm a guy, used to get SEVERE migraines. I would be good for nothing  Fuzz   Jul-21-11 09:11 AM   #26 
  - In my late teens I occasionally got horrible migraines  hifiguy   Jul-21-11 09:22 AM   #29 
  - I haven't seen people call it sexist (besides your link).  demmiblue   Jul-21-11 09:23 AM   #30 
  - can find it throughout the media  handmade34   Jul-21-11 09:37 AM   #32 
  - Me-Me-Mika on Morning Joe was calling it sexist.  Gidney N Cloyd   Jul-21-11 09:56 AM   #33 
  - OMZ, apparently "sexism" absolves any woman anywhere from accountability.  UTUSN   Jul-21-11 09:24 AM   #31 
  - I don't think it is "sexist" but it is not a particularly intelligent line of inquiry either.  yellowcanine   Jul-21-11 10:01 AM   #34 
  - Please read the article in Psychology Today, mentioned in this post:  bobbolink   Jul-23-11 05:20 PM   #35 

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