Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

Boughton’s twitter commentary become topic of online discussion

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG WARNING: Old man trying too hard to be hip alert!!!!!! Although I don’t follow his account, whenever I view the twitter account from Danbury’s last honest man, I always wondered what other people thought of his unusual posts…well now I know…500 comments and counting. (H/T to My Left Nutmeg’s joesaho) [Read More]
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Charles Trombetta watch in effect

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG “Hello Supreme Ruler Mark, it’s your buddy Chucky the pawn. Since I won my election, can I get your blessing and complete the closing on my house and move out of the second ward?” Word on the street is that fresh from his election win, 2nd ward councilman Charles Trombetta has […] [Read More]
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Will Moody’s lower Danbury’s Aa1 bond rating?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG In wake of tonight’s widely unknown, largely unannounced special city council meeting where the city will take two million dollars out of the fund balance to pay for the storm, this article in the Connecticut Post should sound alarm bells at city hall. One of the major credit ratings agencies warned […] [Read More]
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Stupid comment of the week

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Too funny! State GOP committee member Virginia Landgrebe, of New Milford, said she would love to see Boughton make another gubernatorial run. [...] “Just look at what he’s [Mark Boughton] done for Danbury,” she commented. “The city was going downhill when he first took office, and he turned the city around…. […] [Read More]
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Danbury election day round-up/results

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG The dishonesty continues… “It’s not just a question of whether Mark Boughton has done enough for people to want to fire him…it’s whether he’s done enough bad things that people want to hire someone else.” -Common Council 6th Ward member Paul Rotello remarks on Mayor Boughton’s win,News-Times Nov 7 2007. Here’s […] [Read More]
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Yours truly confront Danbury BOE on poor attendance record

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As someone who has followed the Danbury Board of Education’s activities for the past five years, I can tell you that the attendance record of some of the board members is nothing more than a joke. I tallied up last year’s 19 meetings from the attendance report issued under the board Agenda documents for January […] [Read More]
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Taborsak exposes Immanuel Lutheran School controversy

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During her campaign for mayor, Lynn Taborsak brought a great deal of attention to very questionable actions by Mark Boughton regarding the way in which he purchased the Immanuel Lutheran School. Since the Dictator of Danbury has been dodging questions about his actions in purchasing the property (i.e., waiving inspections that would had exposed problems […] [Read More]
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Boughton misleads the public about Danbury’s “Triple A” bond rating

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG THE MIS-LEADER STRIKES AGAIN! Our Dictator in Chief less than honest mayor has made it a habit to babble about the city of Danbury having a “Triple A bond rating! In fact, this rant about Danbury’s bond rating has replaced targeting the illegal immigrant community as his mantra‚Ķand lie his rants […] [Read More]
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Nice to see that Danbury Republicans have no regard for the law

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Although they are told every campaign year that the property in the photo above is PUBLIC PROPERTY (corner of Barnum Rd. and Pembroke Road 37) and that placing campaign signs on public property is strictly prohibited, Danbury Republicans such as City Councilwoman Colleen Stanley (come on Colleen, you’re better than this), […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Helena Abrantes on Danbury 11 case four years later: “Boughton was not telling the truth”

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Helena Abrantes comments on allegations that Boughton misled the public about city’s role in the ICE raid at Kennedy Park. 2007 Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Debate. Photo by CTBlogger This past week, I had the opportunity to interview 2nd Ward Democratic City Council candidate Helena Abrantes and talk to her about […] [Read More]
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