Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

Dishonest Boughton is at it again

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG You can’t make this up folks! Danbury’s last honest man: Wall Street Journal 06.29.11 Despite previous promises to keep state funding to towns and cities flat, Mr. Malloy said Tuesday he plans to slash 2.4% in state aid. Since most municipalities have already passed their own budgets, mayors across the state […] [Read More]
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Reporter picks up on Boughton’s Danbury 11 lies

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Refreshing… This is a correction to an earlier blog post, which I thought would correct some allegedly mistaken information I’d put into a June 14 story about a federal program called “Secure Communities” that has stirred up lots of controversy among undocumented immigrants and civil rights activists. Unfortunately, the original story […] [Read More]
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Danbury Whalers coach Phil Esposito on live TV show TONIGHT

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Tonight Thursday at 9PM on Comcast channel 23, Danbury Whalers new head coach Phil Esposito is scheduled to be a guest on the Marty Heiser show and will answer questions regarding the future of the hockey franchise. Fans of the Whalers can call and ask questions to the new head coach at 203.438.2003. UPDATE: Here’s […] [Read More]
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Image exposes Public Work Director’s dishonesty regarding temperature problems at police station

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG So much for the laughable claim that temperature at the police station never raises above 73 degrees. Since the opening of the new building, there have been a laundry list of issues with the new building…and the most talked about complaint among rank and file members of the department centers on […] [Read More]
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Has “Hat City” turned into “Tent City”?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG I’m pumped and ready to get to work. This is a big deal.” -Mayor Mark Boughton on his 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness: The News-Times May 2 2006. Long before he used the issue of immigration for political purposes, Mark Boughton made the fight to end homelessness in Danbury the […] [Read More]
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Why is the media allowing Boughton a free pass on his Danbury 11 lies!?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG THE MISLEADER This is unreal… In a story this week about the federal Secure Communities or S-Comm program, I referred to a 2007 case involving the arrest of undocumented immigrants in Danbury. The city of Danbury earlier this year paid $400,000 to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of those immigrants. […] [Read More]
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Dismay increases over Public Works Director comments regarding police station problems

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Sources tell me that anger is increasing over comments made by Public Works Director Antonio Iadarola regarding the air temperature problems at the police station. According to sources, members of the police department are in dismay over the claim made by Iadarola in which he stated that the temperature at the […] [Read More]
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Q Poll yields bad news for critics of Gov. Malloy

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg Recorded video stream of Q-Poll press conference via CTNewsJunkie The latest poll from Quinnipiac provide a mixed bag of goodies for supporters and critics of Gov. Malloy. Basically, Gov. Malloy’s poll numbers aren’t good because of his handling of the budget. Connecticut voters give Gov. Dannel Malloy a negative […] [Read More]
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UAW endorse Murphy for Senate

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG and My Left Nutmeg Yesterday in Farmington, the state division of the United Auto Workers (UAW-Region 9A) announced their endorsement of Chris Murphy’s campaign for Senate. Today, at their regional HQ in Farmington, leadership and members of UAW Region 9A will announce their endorsement of Chris Murphy for Senate in 2012. […] [Read More]
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Himes calls for Weiner resignation

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg As the downfall of Anthony Weiner continues, today Congressman Jim Himes calls for the resignation of the disgraced fellow Congressman from New York. Bridgeport, CT–Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today called upon Congressman Anthony Weiner (NY-9) to resign, saying Weiner’s actions are distracting the Congress from critical work. Himes also […] [Read More]
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