Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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(UPDATE) Bartlett, McLachlan set to debate TOMORROW

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UPDATE With less than eight hours to go until the start of the debate, McLachlan chickens out…I guess he thought he would have a hard time explaining his birther nonsense to the crowd. Tomorrow, Jason Bartlett and Mike McLachlan will participate in a State Senate debate. The debate is sponsored by the Greater Danbury NAACP […] [Read More]
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Shays and Simmons love McMahon? Yeah right!

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CT Mirror breaks down the staged fest that happened in Danbury yesterday. But neither of the former congressmen was exactly on message. Simmons said nothing about McMahon from the podium, and he and Shays offered her the thinnest of praise, calling her the obvious choice of GOP voters. [...] Shays dodged the question of whether […] [Read More]
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Dishonest comment of the week

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg I know it’s Thursday but I’m certain nothing can beat this laughable comment. The only person in this campaign who has been ducking the press is Chris Murphy. -Linda McSham campaign spokesman Todd Abrajano Pot meet kettle… Linda McMahon campaigned with Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of […] [Read More]
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Disturbing WWE image (under Linda’s watch) of the day

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg The anti-bullying hypocrisy edition. Celebrities from WWE talked to Turn of River Middle School students Tuesday about positive tools to help prevent bullying in their school. [...] The entertainers asked the students to take a pledge, in which they promise to “help others who have experienced bullying or are […] [Read More]
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Linda McMahon is a hypocrite

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Linda McMahon on Mitt Romney 09.18.12. “I disagree with Governor Romney’s insinuation that 47% of Americans believe they are victims who must depend on the government for their care. I know that the vast majority of those who rely on government are not in that situation because they want to be.” Linda McMahon on Mitt […] [Read More]
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9/11

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9/11 Memorial, Danbury CT Remember… [Read More]
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Another basketball court in Danbury bites the dust?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG What’s going on here. What happened to the basketball court at Eden Drive. Thursday people are playing on the courts and on Friday morning, the courts are taped off and the back boards were removed…without explanation. There has been been ANY police activity in relation to the courts. There has been […] [Read More]
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Donovan links Elizabeth Esty to Paul Ryan

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg Funny how she fits in with “the crowd.” Pointing to the similarities in Paul Ryan’s God-Awful economic philosophy and Elizabeth Esty’s Republican-Light anti-progressive budget proposal, Chris Donovan released the following statement regarding Mitt Romney’s running mate. “Paul Ryan authored the extreme Republican plan to turn Medicare over to the […] [Read More]
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Roberti SuperPAC delivers body blow to Esty’s voting record in new ad

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg Screen shot via Register-Citizen While I’m still not a huge fan of SuperPACs, this latest ad from pro-Roberti SuperPAC New Directions for America does something that neither Chris Donovan or Dan Roberti have done effectively…point out Esty’s “Republican-Light” voting record. This exposure should had happened months ago! REFERENCED POINTS […] [Read More]
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GUEST POST: “No More Mr. Nice HealthBridge”

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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). -Al Robinson. It’s not clear what exactly the tipping point was. Maybe it was the outpouring of support for striking HealthBridge nursing home workers from residents’ family […] [Read More]
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