Miriam Carey, the woman who was shot by police on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. after trying to ram her car into the gate of the White House and leading cops on a car chase, reportedly while suffering from post-partum depression, is also the sister of an entrepreneur specializing in educating women about PMS and related issues.
Carey, who hailed from Brooklyn and worked as a dental hygienist in Stamford, Connecticut, was the 34-year old owner of a temporary employment firm called Experienced Dental Placements, operating out of her condo.
The temporary staffing business in the medical industry is currently experiencing confusion related to new Obamacare regulations.
Carey was fired from her job as a dental hygienist in August 2012 in response to patient complaints that she was “too rough.”
Despite assertions by liberals that the problematic individual at the center of Thursday’s shooting episode was probably a tea partier, Carey was described as a “non-political person.” And her family doesn’t seem to be composed of Rush Limbaugh fans.
Carey’s sister Valarie Carey, a retired New York City police sergeant, is the founder of the menstural cycle-themed company TOTM! Time of the Month! and author of “the essential calendar planner for girls and women of all ages.”
Valarie Carey also hosts a radio show offering menstrual-cycle advice and expertise that has featured former WNBA legend Kym Hampton and other notable guests. Valarie Carey has appeared on the Lifetime network. She is on the board of Brooklyn CARES, a chapter of the National CARES Mentoring Movement founded by Susan Taylor, who co-hosted a 2009 Washington awards dinner featuring President Obama. Taylor also joined first lady Michelle Obama, Spike Lee, Magic Johnson, and others at a 2010 youth leadership event in Detroit.
Valarie Carey posted a message Thursday from her family’s attorney and spokesman on her Facebook page.
“Attention Media: I am representing the family of Miriam Carey, the woman involved in the DC shooting incident. From this point, please refrain from trying to contact the family and direct any inquiries to me. We will be giving an official statement in the near future,” wrote Eric Sanders, Esq.
Friends and family speculate that Carey thought President Obama was stalking her. As The Daily Caller’s Jim Treacher noted Friday, this is “probably because she saw his face wherever she went. Just like the rest of us.”