Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

Debunking the Boughton defense

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Attorney Peter Goselin wrote a beautiful piece that debunks comments of Mark Boughton and those who defended his invitation to last week’s immigration forum at UConn. There are two false assumptions that are being circulated as part of a “defense” of Boughton being invited to speak at the symposium. Sadly, neither […] [Read More]
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Local immigrants rights group stands in solidarity with UConn Latino Law Students Association

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A cross post from HatCityBLOG The Danbury Alliance played a critical role in the 2008 protest against the city’s 287g partnership proposalCity Hall March 2008. Photo by CTBlogger. In a letter sent to the organizers of the forum on immigration and the workforce at the University of Connecticut as well as the Latino Law Students […] [Read More]
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CT SEN: Simmons new web ad targets McMahon and the WWE

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Claiming that the drug enforcement policy of Linda McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment was not in effect between 1996 and 2006, The Simmons camp released a new web ad that targets the deaths of wrestlers which occurred under her watch as the company’s CEO. Via YouTube Five years after Wrestlemania VII, in 1996, Linda McMahon eliminated […] [Read More]
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John McGowan wants to be the seven trillion dollar man

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG When it comes to strange things, just when you think you’ve seen it all, John McGowan (a.k.a. Mr. Pseudolaw) takes irrational behavior to a whole new level. McGowan, the former 2007 mayoral candidate, former Vice President of Elise Marciano’s xenophobic hate group, anti-immigrant activist, and local access television personality was arrested […] [Read More]
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Boughton decides not to attend immigration forum…

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG …while throwing his trademark temper tantrum we’ve all come to love, and taking a swipe at those who were offended by his presence on the panel. After a group of Latino law school students vehemently objected to Danbury Mayor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Boughton’s being invited to participate on a […] [Read More]
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Objection to Boughton’s participation at immigration forum continues

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG The controversy surrounding Mark Boughton’s participation in a forum on immigration on the campus of the University of Connecticut continues. In a rebuttal to CT Public Interest Law journal Editor-in-Chief Patrick Linsey’s response to the Latino Law Student Association’s objection to Boughton’s participation in the forum, Attorney Peter Goselin of the […] [Read More]
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UConn Latino law students to Boughton: You’re not welcomed on campus

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG This Friday, UConn School of Law fill be holding a forum on illegal immigration and lets just say that students are pretty upset with one of the members of the panel Ken Krayeske did a write-up regarding the strong opposition towards Mayor (and gubernatorial candidate) Mark Boughton’s participation on the panel […] [Read More]
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Health care debate in 10 minutes

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In case you missed the debate yesterday, here’s the condensed version… [Read More]
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CT 04: Himes on board to approve health care reform

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Not to be outdone by Congressman Murphy’s morning announcement, minutes ago, Congressman Jim Himes released the following statement regarding his upcoming vote on heath care reform. With premiums skyrocketing every year and thousands of Connecticut families without health insurance, we can’t afford to wait any longer,” said Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4). […] [Read More]
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CT 05: Chris Murphy gives health care reform the thumbs up

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG A day after the release of the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office report, which estimates the health care reform package costing $940 billion while reduce the deficit by $138 billion over a ten year period (and reducing the deficit by $1.2 trillion over the second ten year period), Congressman Chris Murphy has […] [Read More]
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