The portrait’s gotta go: putting a Know-Nothing in his place

A determined little group met at the Massachusetts State House this week with a simple message to legislators: move the portrait of 19th-century Know-Nothing governor Henry Gardner away from its place of honor outside legislative chambers to someplace more appropriate. The basement, maybe. Former ambassador and Boston mayor Ray Flynn led a roster of speakers … Continue reading The portrait’s gotta go: putting a Know-Nothing in his place

“You don’t cut the pie into smaller pieces you make a bigger pie”

Yesterday at the monthly Twin City Tea Party event Mary Z Connaughton (affectionately known around here as Mary Z) former candidate for State Auditor spoke about her work at the Pioneer institute. After her speech Connaughton took questions from the audience for quite a while fielding inquiries on topics on spending and judicial conduct to … Continue reading “You don’t cut the pie into smaller pieces you make a bigger pie”