Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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Controlling the message

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There she goes again… One thing I learned in the campaign fore US Senate is that Linda McSteroids’ campaign will go to any lengths to control their messageā€¦and just as they attempted to do in Milford, when it comes to the size of crowds at her rallies, Linda’s camp isn’t being quite honest with the […] [Read More]
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PHOTO GALLERY: Danbury Whalers opening night

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Boughton’s favorite xenophobe’s approval for violence against immigrant community sparks outrage

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Cross post from I don’t think Boughton is going to be happy with this…and you would think that Marciano would have learned a thing or two since her anti-Islam statement about the President sparked a great deal of outrage. On Tuesday night, anti-immigrant leader Elise Marciano made an appearance on local access TV with the […] [Read More]
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FLASHBACK: McLachlan chastised by Democrats and Republicans for introducing offensive anti-gay legislation

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Cross post by HatCityBLOG As I stated in an earlier post, it is a real shame that the Democratic nominee for the 24th district State Senate seat and the town committees that make up that particular district haven’t pointed out Mike McLachlan’s horribly offensive record at the Capitol. Because of the lack of media coverage […] [Read More]
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Tea Party extremists show their true colors

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Rand Paul’s goon squad tried to get this video banned from YouTube but failed. The purpose of this video is to highlight what fear mongering will cause. This does not show gratuitous violence for the sake of showing violence. It shows what we are up against when we express our political ideas, and Lauren, in […] [Read More]
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In Mike McLachlan’s world, there would be no separation of church and state

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Given his numerous outrageous statements at the Capitol, and the fact that he’s done NOTHING for his district in terms of economic development, for someone who’s not well liked among Democrats and several of his Republicans colleagues in Hartford, you would think that Democrats would be having a field day exposing […] [Read More]
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CT 05: Fox-CT pulls “shadow group” attack ad against Murphy

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg Following Cablevision’s move, Fox-CT decided to stop airing the attack ads from the American Action Network on their airwaves. Greg Sargent, WashPo: A TV station in Connecticut has agreed to stop running the right-wing ad I flagged yesterday that attacks Dem Rep. Chris Murphy with various false claims and […] [Read More]
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LIVE VIDEO STREAM 5th Congressional District Debate

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Tonight, Congressman Chris Murphy and Sam Caligiuri are set to face off in a debate here in Danbury. The League of Women Voters debate will take place at the Portuguese Cultural Center at 7:30 PM and I will be on hand to provide live streaming video of the event. Feel free […] [Read More]
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CT STATE SEN 26: Hartwell goes on offense against Boucher in new ad

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG In two new TV ads to air this weekend, Democratic State Senate candidate John Hartwell rips into Toni Boucher for being hypocritical when it comes to state spending as well as her alignment with far-right radical groups. [Read More]
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CT 04: Himes responds to “shadow group” attack ad

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg Congressman Jim Himes responds to anonymous funded attack ad on behalf of Dan Debicella.Norwalk City Hall 10.19.10. Photo by ctblogger. As in the case in the 5th district, anonymously financed ultra-right “shadow” groups have targeted Congressman Jim Himes in his race against Dan Debicella. Because of the US Supreme […] [Read More]
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