March 23, 2019

Healthcare.gov Woman Identified

“I’m here to stand up for myself and defend myself and let people know the truth,” she said. On Oct. 1, 2013, when the ACA’s website launched to enroll Americans in health insurance through federally run exchanges, it was Adriana’s face that greeted them. Dubbed the “enigmatic Mona Lisa of health care,” her face was […]

Finally a Strong Woman as Veep: Elaine From Seinfeld

Via Yahoo! News: Women support her, she’s got name-brand recognition, and she’s got a sense of humor — no wonder Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been tapped for vice-president … on the small screen anyway. The Seinfeld alum stars in HBO’s new series ‘Veep,’ where she plays a former senator who accepted the call to be vice […]

Can Michelle Obama’s Media Blitz Erase Her ‘Angry Black Woman’ Image?

While the GOP is preoccupied with selecting a candidate to oppose incumbent Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama is working hard to erase her image as an “angry Black woman” and promote her husband’s re-election campaign along the way. While she is hoping that a series of television appearances will cement the unmarried mom and […]

Woman ‘Marries’ a Building in Seattle

Via Los Angeles Times: Marry a warehouse? There may be some women who can’t much tell the difference between the football-watching lump in the living room and a storage shed, but an Occupy Seattle protester decided to take the metaphor a step further over the weekend when she married the abandoned building at 10th and […]

Animal: Man Burns Woman Alive in NYC Elevator

Via NYT: The surveillance video, its images disturbingly clear, ends with a woman being burned alive in the elevator of a Brooklyn apartment building on Saturday. But in the beginning, it seemed routine: a man dressed as an exterminator, wearing gloves, with a protective mask perched atop his head and carrying a container on his […]

Police: NM woman put ad on Craigslist to buy pot

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she put an ad on Craigslist looking to buy drugs. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/pe2HY2) that Roswell police arrested Anamicka Dave after officers posing as sellers arranged to meet her through text messages. According to the station, Dave’s ad said she was new […]