Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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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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