Monthly Archives: January 2015

“Weiss supporters in the White House and on Wall Street were stunned.”

Interesting article in Politico today on how Elizabeth Warren ended Obama’s nomination of rich Wall Street banker Antonio Weiss to be Under Secretary for Domestic Finance.  Warren led the effort to totally shut the deal down – she wouldn’t even meet with Weiss. Some choice bits: The game in Washington had changed. Elizabeth Warren, sometimes […]

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1924: The KKK rallies in Worcester, things do not go well

Another reason for Massachusetts residents to have some pride in the history of our commonwealth; from a Daily Kos post The day the Klan messed with the wrong people: “in 1924, the largest gathering of the Ku Klux Klan ever held in New England took place at the Agricultural Fairgrounds in Worcester. Klansmen in sheets […]

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