Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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State Sen. McLachlan introduces “birther” bill

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Remember State Sen Mike McLachlan? You know, that senator from Danbury who says one thing on the campaign trail (fiscal responsibility), but offers nothing but far right teabagging nonsense as a legislator (tenth amendment/state nullification bill, homophobic legislation proposals against same sex couples, etc). Well, for someone who claimed to the […] [Read More]
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Buried fire hydrants places lives at risk (take 2)

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Here’s a picture taken on Sunday of a buried fire hydrant in front of the Palace Theater on Main Street…unacceptable I know I’ve already talked about this subject but this is VERY serious. I can not stress how important it is for residents to take the time and clean around fire […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Here’s my “Community Forum” interview on the state of journalism in Greater Danbury

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Well, I finally did it…after all these years, I finally made an appearance on Danbury’s popular local access TV show “Community Forum.” During last week’s taping, I sat down with host John Gogliettino and talked about the state of journalism in Greater Danbury and the lack of quality reporting on local government by the area’s […] [Read More]
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Boughton for Congress? Count on it!

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It’s like groundhog day with Boughton all over again! In 2009, while running for re-election, Mark Boughton was asked by the media and Democratic mayoral candidate Gary Goncalves if he has considering a run for statewide office, the mayor was always very coy in his denial in wanting to run for governor. Although several sources […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Chris Murphy for senate announcement

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG From yesterday in Cheshire, here’s video footage of Congressman Chris Murphy launching his campaign for senate. [Read More]
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Malloy goes back on campaign promise to fully fund education?

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Since becoming governor, Gov. Dannel Malloy seems to have changed his tune when it comes to his campaign promise to not cut education funding to municipalities. Jan 6 2011: After pledging during the campaign that he would maintain state funding for local education, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy backed off a bit Thursday, saying that is […] [Read More]
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Dr. Laura plays the victim?

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You can’t make this stuff up folks! Remember Dr. Laura infamous n-word rant she did on the air back in August? Well, the radio laughing stock is doing a series of media appearances peddling another one of her meaningless books and during an interview on NBC, she had the audacity of claim that the main […] [Read More]
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Ten other things Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said

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Danbury City Councilman Robert Arconti: Leadership by example?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Since I’ve been requesting my readers to provide photos of any fire hydrant and/or sidewalks that aren’t cleaned and poses a safety risk, someone tipped me off to this gem of a situation on the corner of Beaver Brook and Sand Pit Road. In the photo, note how the business owner […] [Read More]
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THE TROY GRANT CASE: Something doesn’t sound right

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HatCityBLOG Just received word that Troy Grant turned himself into the custody of the Danbury Police Department early this morning (aprox 2:15 AM). He’s scheduled to be arraigned at Danbury Superior court sometime today after 10AM. The former youth counselor for Pathways Danbury was arrested and charged with numerous charges stemming from his alleged sexual […] [Read More]
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