Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

The DREAM becomes a reality

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG CTDreamers Carolina Bortolleto, Mariano Cardoso, Lorella Praeli, Hafid Dúmet, Camila Bortolleto, Wendy Cardenas, and Cynthia Romina Calderon at the Capitol yesterday (photo via Facebook) After years of fighting for the rights of immigrants, activists from Greater Danbury and the state won a victory last night with the passage of the CTDreamAct. […] [Read More]
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Danbury closed for business

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Proposed site for a brewery on East Liberty Street Joining the chorus of people who have decried about the anti-business atmosphere in downtown Danbury (here and here) comes this article from The Mercurial regarding an individual who wanted to open a brewery on East Liberty Street but became disgusted with City […] [Read More]
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CT-05: Donovan is in

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CTNJ: He previously expressed interest in running for U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy’s seat, but it was never more apparent than Monday evening at the Jefferson Jackson Bailey dinner where supporters were handing out guitar shaped stickers that said “Chris Donovan for Congress.” Donovan, one of the most powerful men in the state legislature, waited until […] [Read More]
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CT TECH JUNKIE: “Bethel Native Leads Development of New Space Navigation System”

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Jeanette Domber (via CT Tech Junkie) Today, many of you might know that the space shuttle Endeavour launched this morning. What many of you might not know is that a new navigation system is being tested with the spacecraft…and a Bethel native is leading the project. The great Lon Seidman over at CT Tech Junkie […] [Read More]
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Is the food at school cafeterias in Greater Danbury safe?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG On Sunday, The Connecticut Health I Team did a write-up on the state of local health inspections of school cafeterias and the results should outrage every parent who cares about their children’s food safety. In October 2010, local health inspectors in Meriden found rodent droppings in the cafeteria of Maloney High […] [Read More]
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The poll that State Senator Mike McLachlan doesn’t want you to see

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG I guess this news won’t make Danbury’s birther State Senator Mike McLachlan happy… The number of Americans saying President Obama was born in another country has been sliced in half, according to a new Washington Post poll. In interviews following the public release the president’s “long-form” birth certificate last week, fully […] [Read More]
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Promise kept

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PolitiFact: During the 2008 campaign, then candidate Barack Obama pledged several times that he would act to capture or kill terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. Back then, his political rivals criticized him for saying he’d do it with or without Pakistan’s help. Obama made one of his earliest and most formal statements in a major […] [Read More]
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Memories

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