Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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Been there, done that

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To mark President Obama’s second inauguration, I decided to re-post my write-up on my trip to the President’s first inauguration (which, in terms of the weather, was by far the coldest day of ALL TIME). From hanging out with other progressive bloggers from across the country, to somehow sneaking my way to as close as […] [Read More]
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Meet Martha Dean: Sandy Hook conspiracy nut

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Let me get this straight…this person was the Republican’s choice for ATTORNEY GENERAL in 2010? Rennie: Go to Martha Dean’s Facebook page. That will be the only time you read that sentence on Daily Ructions. Dean, the 2010 Republican nominee for Attorney General has since Monday appeared to use her Facebook page to boost the […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Sandy Hook Promise press conference

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From earlier today, here’s my video of the Sandy Hook Promise press conference in it’s entirety. Visit Sandy Hook Promise for more info: Facebook | Twitter | Website | Google Groups [Read More]
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State Rep. Hovey not included on Sandy Hook Commission

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg I wonder if State Rep. Hovey will throw a hissy fit on Facebook over being snubbed by Gov. Malloy. PRESS RELEASE: Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the names of 16 members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, an expert panel the Governor announced on Thursday that will review […] [Read More]
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Nationwide criticism towards State Rep. Hovey continues

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Another day and another round of criticism from across the country. After Hovey’s rant was aired on MSNBC, people flooded the site to give the disgraceful State Rep a piece of their mind. chris from ny commented yesterday I love when they say if I offened anyone ..thats bull..you are sorry or you’re not ..just […] [Read More]
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Public responds to State Rep. DebraLee Hovey’s disgraceful comment

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg The drumbeat against State Rep. DebraLee Hovey’s remarkably idiotic rant against former Congresswoman Ganny Giffords continues…lets just hope that outrage results in this embarrassment of a State Rep receiving her LONG OVERDUE pink slip next November. This post will be updated throughout the day… UPDATE 10:20 AM: Hovey’s rant […] [Read More]
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State Rep. DebraLee Hovey is a disgrace

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg UPDATE 4 (11:00 AM): As the criticism increases, Hovey goes into damage control mode. Hovey’s spokesman Jamison Bazinet confirmed to Intelligencer that the statuses were indeed legitimate and have since been deleted. Hovey’s profile has also been switched to private, he said. Bazinet would not comment on why the […] [Read More]
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Stamford Advocate runs gun ad next to Sandy Hook article?

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Via Facebook, the Connecticut Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists circulated this write-up Jim Romenesko did on a remarkably bad judgement call by by The Stamford Advocate (note: The News Times and Stamford Advocate are both part of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group): Shouldn’t it be standard operating procedure at this point to […] [Read More]
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