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Threats send California octuplets mom into hiding
Reuters ^ | Feb. 11, 2009 | Steve Gorman

Posted on 02/11/2009 7:14:14 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's octuplets mom, already jobless and receiving food stamps, has gone into hiding with her six older children because of death threats, her spokesman said on Wednesday.

Nadya Suleman, 33, has come under mounting public ridicule for expanding her already large family via fertility treatments that led to the January 26 birth of six boys and two girls at a Los Angeles-area hospital.

That criticism has mushroomed as it was reported that she was divorced, living with her parents, unemployed for several years, receiving disability checks for three of her children -- one of whom is autistic -- and collecting nearly $500 a month in food stamps.

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1 posted on 02/11/2009 7:14:14 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Actions have consequences.


2 posted on 02/11/2009 7:16:12 PM PST by ozark hilljilly (I don't even think I think!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Probably from ‘baby-hating liberals’ orrrrrrr ‘baby mammas’ who don’t like her stealing their cheese.


3 posted on 02/11/2009 7:16:29 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama dozed.....people froze.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The doctor who did this should have his license yanked.

Whats done is done, I'm sure there are lots of women out there who have had 16 abortions, rather see it turn out this way than that.

4 posted on 02/11/2009 7:19:45 PM PST by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: ozark hilljilly

Okaaaaay...so, death threats are okay in this case because she deserves it? You can criticize the woman without dismissing death threats as okay for someone like her. I when FR looks DU-ish like this. I apologize if I took your statement the wrong way. It sounds like this is what you’re saying though.


5 posted on 02/11/2009 7:20:36 PM PST by Cherokee Conservative (We have enough youth, how about a fountain of SMART?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I didn’t send her a death threat, but I did send her my opinion of her welfare fraud in the comment section of her website.


7 posted on 02/11/2009 7:21:52 PM PST by autumnraine ($335 Million for STD research, still no cure for cancer. Thanks Obama)
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To: autumnraine

What was the welfare fraud? I didn’t hear it was fraudulent.


8 posted on 02/11/2009 7:26:19 PM PST by Cherokee Conservative (We have enough youth, how about a fountain of SMART?)
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To: ozark hilljilly

Stupidity doesn’t deserve death threats.


9 posted on 02/11/2009 7:26:23 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
California's octuplets mom... has gone into hiding with her six older children because of death threats...

R-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-ght.

10 posted on 02/11/2009 7:29:08 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Cherokee Conservative

It’s fraudulent when you are on food stamps and have enough money to pay thousands for Invitro Fertilization and plastic surgery.


11 posted on 02/11/2009 7:29:19 PM PST by autumnraine ($335 Million for STD research, still no cure for cancer. Thanks Obama)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Nobody should tolerate death-threats.

It is not surprising this is happening, though. She epitomizes selfishness and a reckless, endangering attitude about children. She needs mental help, and to give those children away to good homes, not publicity and Jerry Springer style exposure.


12 posted on 02/11/2009 7:31:12 PM PST by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender!)
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To: Cherokee Conservative

No, and apology accepted.
I just think it’s sad and tragic that she honestly thought that her obviously bizarre behavior and fecundity put on public display would not have any negative results.
And that’s all I gotta say about that.


13 posted on 02/11/2009 7:31:33 PM PST by ozark hilljilly (I don't even think I think!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ah, she exemplifies Palestinian values so well. Can’t we deport the lot of them to Gaza?


14 posted on 02/11/2009 7:39:11 PM PST by FreepShop1 (www.FreepShop.com)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

14 kids, one sperm donor, unnamed, all 14 through in-vitro, no history of employment; somewhere in the middle of all this is a turkey baster or a syringe and a Penthouse magazine.

Who’s the donor???


15 posted on 02/11/2009 7:40:16 PM PST by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, then writes again.)
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To: Cherokee Conservative

It seems to me that this woman needs help right now. I think we should stop picking on her. What’s done is done. What about these kids? The woman is going to need help. No one can take care of eight babies alone. I heard that her mother - the grandmother - is leaving, not that I blame her. I was wondering when California Pro Life Council was going to step up to the plate.


16 posted on 02/11/2009 7:42:03 PM PST by Saundra Duffy (For victory & freedom!!!)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Stupidity doesn’t deserve death threats.

No, but it does justify tubal ligation.

17 posted on 02/11/2009 7:45:41 PM PST by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini.)
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To: lightman

I disagree. No one has a right to force a tubal ligation on another person. Forced sterilization is a very marxist ideal.


18 posted on 02/11/2009 7:49:24 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What????? People actually openly criticising someone for their inappropriate behavior? What’s this world coming to? A return to the previous century when bad behavior was held as contemptable?


19 posted on 02/11/2009 7:52:54 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I don’t believe it!! She’s just extending her 15 minutes. When will her book come out??


20 posted on 02/11/2009 7:57:39 PM PST by Sacajaweau (I'm planting corn...Have to feed my car.)
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To: SoldierDad

Death threats are also contemptible.


21 posted on 02/11/2009 7:58:37 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I agree. The problem is that our Socialist government causes this hatred. If she had these kids and wasn’t on all sort of social services and food stamps (read: OUR MONEY for her INSANITY), she wouldn’t be getting all of this vitriol.

Because then it would be sink or swim.

Instead, you and I are enabling this woman who probably has some real issues to become destructive to herself and her children.

It’s sad to see what socialism brings. And once we get universal healthcare, watch for forced sterilization to become a reality.


22 posted on 02/11/2009 7:59:40 PM PST by rom (Obama '12 slogan: Let's keep on hopin'!)
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To: Sacajaweau

I think you’re right...her publicist (which we know she has) must have told her this will up her advance...If I sound cold...it’s because we’ve seen it before...


23 posted on 02/11/2009 7:59:53 PM PST by Hildy
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To: DJ MacWoW

So, burst the bubble of my sarcasm, would ya?


24 posted on 02/11/2009 8:01:02 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: rom
And once we get universal healthcare, watch for forced sterilization to become a reality.

And forced abortion.

This woman reminds me of the people that "collect" cats etc. The mental illness is the same.

25 posted on 02/11/2009 8:02:50 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: SoldierDad

Yeah I’m tired and a bubble burster tonight. ;-)


26 posted on 02/11/2009 8:03:43 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

She needs spiritual and mental health counseling, not death threats. If she can be shown that she would be doing the best thing for the children by adopting some of them out to stable two parent families then that would be a biblical response to her situation. Let them be open adoptions so she wouldn’t have to break all ties with them.

But using this case to argue for taking the children away from her by force because she is on welfare is using a bad case to make bad law. If we are going to start with her then we should start taking millions of children away from the mothers who bore and raised them but who are now on welfare. That’s something a totalitarian regime would do.


27 posted on 02/11/2009 8:06:21 PM PST by deannadurbin
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To: DJ MacWoW

LOL. No, I agree that threatening someone with death just because they don’t like what someone has done is reprehensible.


28 posted on 02/11/2009 8:08:46 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: lightman; dennisw
No, but it does justify tubal ligation.

Wouldn't have done this lady any good... she bypassed the normal biological processes, thanks to a quacko fertility doc.

If nature were her only option, this nut would [naturally] be childless. The octogods, however, had other ideas. Still wondering who is the octodaddy (supposedly the donor for the other six)... random idiot or the quacko of Beverly Hills? If the Duggers took these kids, they'd have 32, yet would no doubt be showered with unlimited baby gifts, and America would thank them for getting the crazy lady off the TV.

29 posted on 02/11/2009 8:12:08 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Jobless, on food stamps, and she has a spokesman? What a crock!


30 posted on 02/11/2009 8:20:31 PM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: autumnraine

If she could afford in vitro, she could afford to live on her own. She chose in vitro.

I wonder if this case is going to start a “sterilize those on welfare” movement.


31 posted on 02/11/2009 8:21:02 PM PST by tbw2 (Freeper sci-fi - "Humanity's Edge" - on amazon.com)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The wierdest thing about it is she’s an Angelina Jolie impersonator


32 posted on 02/11/2009 8:22:32 PM PST by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys--Reagan and Bush)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There was an old lady
Who lived in a shoe
She had so many kids
Her uterus fell out...OH!


33 posted on 02/11/2009 8:24:36 PM PST by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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To: Saundra Duffy

Yes, there comes a point when what’s done is done, and someone needs to help her. Don’t want the pro-death movement to use her as a poster child. The Pro-life movement probably sees her as a liability if they help, but maybe some faith based groups will help. Or is the Pro Life Council one of the faith based one’s? Can’t remember. :) I also think people should be careful criticizing her for taking disability for her disabled children. Many people do that. A disabled child is extremely expensive, and sometimes you just need help.


34 posted on 02/11/2009 8:36:25 PM PST by Cherokee Conservative (We have enough youth, how about a fountain of SMART?)
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To: VictoryGal; Cherokee Conservative
Ummm.

Actually, we only have her and her "PR consultant's" word about the threats of violence and death.

By definition, the PR firm (wonder who's paying for that) job is to garner as much sympathy for her as possible and they'll go to ANY lengths to do it. It's part of the image makeover.

I wanna hear and see actual copy of these death threats first.

35 posted on 02/11/2009 8:39:34 PM PST by HeartlandOfAmerica (Don't blame me - I voted for Fred and am STILL a FredHead and will write him in!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Death threats are both stupid and wrong. Ridicule, on the other hand is entirely appropriate for this welfare leech.


36 posted on 02/11/2009 8:46:24 PM PST by zeugma (Will it be nukes or aliens? Time will tell.)
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To: yldstrk

It’s obvious that she is a self centered, selfish, and disturbed young woman.

I hope that the local welfare agencies keep an eye out on what goes on in her home (her parents’ home) for years to come. Those poor children should be put up for adoption, but she is too selfish.....and stupid.


37 posted on 02/11/2009 8:48:45 PM PST by Swede Girl
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To: Free ThinkerNY
And when she makes millions from movie deals and interviews, will she be paying back Los Angeles County for the zillions in medical bills that she and her spawn racked up?

Like I said before, how can an unemployed person pay for in vitro after in vitro after in vitro?

38 posted on 02/11/2009 8:51:47 PM PST by Lizavetta
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Lets see....

No husband (but already has several children)
ON welfare/food stamps
Who paid for the super-expensive in-vitro that got her those octuplets?
Who is paying for the baby’s medical costs?

What the heck is going on?


39 posted on 02/11/2009 8:52:42 PM PST by TheBattman (Pray for our country....)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
I hear that the Porkulus package has a healthy helping of Gubmnt cheese.


40 posted on 02/11/2009 8:54:14 PM PST by Obamageddon (Birth certificate and college transcripts will be required for Federal employment, Mr. Soetero)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I pray for this woman and for her children.


41 posted on 02/11/2009 8:57:24 PM PST by festus (Politics makes for strange bedfellows)
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To: SoldierDad

Death threats go a little beyond criticism.


42 posted on 02/11/2009 9:11:05 PM PST by Crystal Cove
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To: Crystal Cove

Sarcasm


43 posted on 02/11/2009 9:11:46 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: deannadurbin
But using this case to argue for taking the children away from her by force because she is on welfare is using a bad case to make bad law.

The children shouldn't be taken away because she is on welfare, which incidentally, she denies. She says it's not welfare, it is "help to those who need help."

The children should be taken away for two other reasons:

1. She is obviously mentally unbalanced and out of touch with reality.

2. She is not physically cabable of providing the level of care required to keep 14 children clean, fed and supervised 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Not to mention seeing they receive proper health care, doing the housework required to provide them with a clean and healthy home and doing all the other thousands of things necessary to provide a proper homelife and upbringing.

44 posted on 02/11/2009 9:31:40 PM PST by Iron Munro (Will Rogers: Every law Congress makes is a joke and every joke they tell becomes a law)
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To: SoldierDad

Ooops, my bad. Hard to tell around here sometimes.


45 posted on 02/11/2009 9:34:22 PM PST by Crystal Cove
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To: Crystal Cove

Yeah, I’ve done that too.


46 posted on 02/11/2009 9:36:11 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: Iron Munro

She carried them and she took the risk of birthing them. When offered a chance to abort some she said no. That’s courage in my book. You don’t take away a woman’s children from her by force without exploring every other option available first; mental and spiritual health counseling, community help, etc. It sets a terrible precedent and gives liberals more of an excuse to interfere in other families’ lives. Then anyone could come into YOUR home and claim you are inbalanced for some reason and take your children away.

Bad cases make bad law. The pro-aborts are already using this case to argue that the pro-life position is irresponsible. Conservatives shouldn’t add flame to the fire.


47 posted on 02/11/2009 10:00:23 PM PST by deannadurbin
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To: Lizavetta

I agree and most likely not. She’s a con artist.


48 posted on 02/11/2009 10:51:00 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Old Professer

His name is David Solomon.


49 posted on 02/11/2009 10:59:23 PM PST by FarRightFanatic (It wasn't an election. It was a socialist coup.)
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To: Ezekiel

Serves her right to suffer! Uber welfare bum...useless sponge. Why should I pick up her tab?


50 posted on 02/12/2009 1:32:54 AM PST by dennisw (Archimedes--- Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth)
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