Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

Elizabeth Esty seeks “common ground” with pro-gun GOP supporter of the Castle Doctrine?

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg Elizabeth Esty is not even sworn into office and it appears that she’s already channeling her inner Joe Lieberman “I’m taking a lot of notes and trying to use the time when we’re not in session to talk with other members and particularly to reach out across the aisle,” […] [Read More]
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A moment of silence

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Yesterday, Congressman Chris Murphy took to the floor of the House of Representatives to comment on last week’s tragic events in Sandy Hook. For those who don’t know, Sandy Hook is in Congressman Murphy’s district… [Read More]
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Gun show coming to Danbury (kids under 10 get in free)!?!

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UPDATE 2: Andy Newman (NYTimes) The Crowne Plaza hotel in Danbury says that a coming gun show at the hotel being advertised on the Web site of Big Al’s Gun Shows is not going to take place. “It is absolutely not happening at this hotel,” Jamie Santacroce, the hotel’s controller, said by phone Tuesday afternoon. […] [Read More]
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VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT: Remarks by the President at Sandy Hook Interfaith Prayer Vigil

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release December 16, 2012 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT SANDY HOOK INTERFAITH PRAYER VIGIL Newtown High School Newtown, Connecticut 8:37 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you, Governor. To all the families, first responders, to the community of Newtown, clergy, guests — […] [Read More]
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GUEST POST: “Judge grants injunction vs. HealthBridge in long strike”

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The following guest post regarding the strike against HealthBridge Management is from Deborah Chernoff, Communications Director for the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199 (SEIU Healthcare). -ctblogger. A major step forward this week for our communities, patients and their families, and the workers who care for them at the Danbury Health Care Center […] [Read More]
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Snow? Snow!

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A view from my front yard (11.07.12 @ 1:00 PM). [Read More]
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(VIDEO) One on one with David Arconti and Andrew Wetmore

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG One of the more interesting State Rep races in the state is in Danbury with two young politicians vying for the 109th seat vacated by Joe Taborsak. Here’s my interview with Democratic David Arconti and Republican Andrew Wetmore. Arconti: Wetmore: [Read More]
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(VIDEO) Elizabeth Esty explains 2005 “move” comment

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Elizabeth Esty’s campaign took a hit when a 2005 video surfaced that showed the Democratic Congressional candidate telling individuals in her hometown who did not like the recent town revaluation that they “are always welcome to move to one of our neighboring towns.” During one of her last campaign stops on Sunday, speaking to a […] [Read More]
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View former Danbury city councilman Robert Arconti’s racist anti-Obama sign

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Following in the footsteps of Danbury City Clerk Jean Natale, Danbury city council majority leader Pauline Basso, and immigration hate-group leader Elise Marciano, another one of Mayor Mark Boughton’s close political confidants exposes his racist undertones. If you know former “>city councilman (and immigration hate-group sympathizer) Robert Arconti, you’re not surprised…although I’m sure some people […] [Read More]
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McLachlan runs away from defending his record AGAIN

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Although I’m taking a break from political blogging, I couldn’t resist posting on State “Birther” Senator Mike McLachlan’s latest attempt to avoid defending his horrible record with challenger Jason Bartlett PRESS RELEASE: For the second time in as many weeks Senator Michael McLachlan has decided not to attend a debate against opposing candidate Jason Bartlett. […] [Read More]
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