Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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New Haven Register provide startling new details in Boughton’s Danbury 11 deposition testimony absent in News-Times reporting

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Yesterday, the New Haven Register (NHR) published a massive 1660 word article on Mark Boughton’s deposition in the Danbury 11 civil lawsuit that provides startling new details regarding the mayor’s testimony in the case. Over three times longer than News-Times Dirk Perrefort’s July 9th article, New Haven Register reporter Mary O’Leary […] [Read More]
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CT 04, 05: Himes and Murphy released 2Q fundraising numbers

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG With the 2nd quarter campaign cycle behind us, here’s the latest fundraising figures from Jim Himes and Chris Murphy. In the race for 4th congressional district seat, an official with the Jim Himes campaign released the freshman congressman’s fundraising numbers for the 2nd quarter. Himes raised 505,000 in the 2nd quarter […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Ned Lamont questioned by WTNH over refusal to participate in one-on-one debates

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Although Ned Lamont received criticism from The Day regarding his dropping out of the New London debate, until yesterday the other sponsor of the event at the Garde Arts Center didn’t offer a comment on the matter. During a campaign stop in New Britain, WTNH’s Mark Davis questioned Lamont on his refusal to participate in […] [Read More]
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The case against John McGowan, day nine: DNA

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG The court case that’s making everyone shake their heads in disbelief continued last Wednesday…here’s the latest on the rape case against Greater Danbury’s leading anti-immigrant activist John McGowan. McGowan, the former treasurer of the Greater Danbury chapter of the Connecticut Citizens for Immigration Control, co-founder/Vice President of United States Citizens for […] [Read More]
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LIVE VIDEO STREAM: Ned Lamont comes to Danbury

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Tonight at 7:30, Lamont is scheduled to address the Danbury Democratic Town Committee and I’ll provide a live video stream of the meeting. [Read More]
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Fairfield Weekly document lies from Boughton

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG The latest edition of The Fairfield Weekly includes an article that documents candidates running for public office who have a hard time telling the truth. Politicians have a fickle relationship with the truth, and during an election year, it’s their own records and biographies that get edited. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal […] [Read More]
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Happy 4th!

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG 2010 Danbury Fair Fireworks Finale [Read More]
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STATE SEN 24: Rotello drops out of race

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Today, in a press release Danbury City Councilman Paul Rotello announced that he’s decided drop out of the race for state senate in the 24th district. The present landscape is unsettled and distracting to a degree that is almost unknown in Connecticut politics, and with attention diverted the region is suffering. […] [Read More]
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