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Socialism at it's best, Taxpayers may be covering octuplet mom’s bills

LOS ANGELES - A big share of the financial burden of raising Nadya Suleman’s 14 children could fall on the shoulders of California’s taxpayers, compounding the public furor in a state already billions of dollars in the red.

Even before the 33-year-old single, unemployed mother gave birth to octuplets last month, she had been caring for her six other children with the help of $490 a month in food stamps, plus Social Security disability payments for three of the youngsters. The public aid will almost certainly be increased with the new additions to her family.

Also, the hospital where the octuplets are expected to spend seven to 12 weeks has requested reimbursement from Medi-Cal, the state’s Medicaid program, for care of the premature babies, according to the Los Angeles Times. The cost has not been disclosed.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29147091/?gt1=43001

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I'm sure the lady didn't

I'm sure the lady didn't intend on having 8 babies, but it still does take a lot of nerve for someone who can barely take care of their current 6 children to even consider having even one more. If I'm not mistaken, I think I heard on the radio that this pregnancy wasn't even an accidental pregnancy (sperm donor, etc).

Anyhow...

I wonder if California will be paying the hospital with I.O.U.s......

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davidinliberty's picture

From what I understand

She took fertility drugs to increase her likelihood of getting pregnant again. This was no accident.

David

David Burns
Simi Valley, CA

reedr3v's picture

The new growth industry Obama's been

looking for -- mass produce those babies for the O.Youth Dragoons.