Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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Corporation Counsel Robert Yamin unhinged

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Although this rant is protected under the First Amendment, as the leading attorney for the city of Danbury, Corporation Counsel Robert Yamin’s unhinged rant at Saturday’s Elise Marciano’s anti-immigration/hate group rally was outrageous. It’s bad enough that Yamin associates himself with one of the most racist/bigoted organizations in the state, but […] [Read More]
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Elise Marciano: “Obama is a Muslim”

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG In order to truly understand why just about everyone in the state should be outraged over Mark Boughton’s unreported appearance at the United States Citizens for Immigration Enforcement (USCFILE) anti-immigrant hate group rally this past Saturday, you need to learn a thing or two about these disgusting group of misfits. As […] [Read More]
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CT GOV: Foley balks at attending gubernatorial debate…in DANBURY!

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Oh, this is rich! Ignored by Republican Tom Foley, the League of Women Voters said today it was pulling the plug on three televised gubernatorial debates planned for Bridgeport, Stamford and Danbury. [...] In the governors race, Foley never responded to invitations for the League’s debates in Bridgeport, Stamford and Danbury […] [Read More]
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JOE DASILVA CASE FLASHBACK: Arrest warrant sheds new details in case; expose possible cover-up attempt

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG As a compliment to John Pirro’s wrongful death lawsuit filed against Joe DaSilva, here’s a write-up which was originally post on 02.06.10 Today, the Danbury Superior Court unsealed Joe DaSilva’s arrest warrant affidavit and it document gives new details regarding the events leading up to the death of Luis Encalada Bueno, […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Interview with Lee Farm advocate Christine Rotello

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Last night, I (along with my alter ego Marty Heiser) had the opportunity to interview Christine Rotello, one of the leading advocates for the preservation of the Lee Farm property as open space. Recently, Rotello wrote a op-ed in opposition to the Army’s placement of a reserve center at the Lee […] [Read More]
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Think about what a Lt. Gov. Boughton can do for race relations: The World Cup games edition

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Back in 2006, angered over the World Cup celebrations and series of pro-immigration marches on his streets, Danbury’s anti-immigrant Mayor Boughton proposed a ridiculous (and probably illegal) city ordinance (known commonly as the “parade ordinance”) that requires any form of assembly over the limit of 25 that interfered with the flow […] [Read More]
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THE TROY GRANT CASE: Accept or reject

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Yesterday, I took a trip to Danbury Superior Court i order to provide an update on the case against Troy Grant. The 41 year old former youth counselor for Pathways Danbury was arrested and charged with numerous charges stemming from his alleged sexual involvement with teenage boys (complete list of charges […] [Read More]
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Taborsak criticize News-Times for failure to scrutinize city’s admitted wrongdoing in firefighter lawsuit

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Back in June, Danbury Democratic Town Committee chairwoman Lynn Taborsak wrote a letter to the editor in which she criticized Mayor Boughton, Former Fire Chief/At-Large City Councilman Phil Curran and Civil Service Chairman Mike Finn for their alleged roles in the recently settled firefighter lawsuit. Taborsak’s letter (which you can read […] [Read More]
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DANBURY 11 FLASHBACK: NEW HAVEN REGISTER: Immigrant’s 2006 arrest was flawed Danbury mayor testifies

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG In light’s of Dirk Perrefort’s “updated” article in Sunday’s edition of the News-Times, this post from July 20 highlights many of the facts in Boughton’s deposition, which was noticeably absent in Perrefort’s original article back in July. Again, please note the stark differences between the News-Times reporting of Boughton’s deposition and […] [Read More]
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Think about what Boughton could do for race relations if elected Lt. Gov. (take 1)

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Since Connecticut’s most racially-divisive Republican is now Tom Foley’s running mate, I thought it would informative to educate those not familiar with Danbury to the effect Boughton’s anti-immigrant policies has had on those who live in the city. This is the first in a series of post on Danbury’s immigration problem. This is a partial […] [Read More]
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