Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist
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THIBAULT: “More bad jokes emanate from Danbury City Hall as public records are sought”

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So much for the dishonest one upholding the rule of law! Cross post from HatCityBLOG New Haven Register is having a field day exposing the REAL Mayor Mark Boughton and the columnist and former commissioner for Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission Andy Thibault’s latest piece on the dishonest one’s on-going effort to keep his activities […] [Read More]
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Boughton caught misleading AND lying to the public AGAIN

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Nice try Rennie but trust me, you only scratched the surface… For the rest of the state, this must be comical but for someone who has followed the antics of Danbury’s most dishonest mayor for a number of years, it’s just another day in the life of following a person who […] [Read More]
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All hail Mark Boughton the hypocrite!

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG In yet another spot on editorial, the Register Citizen correctly highlights the hypocrisy of Danbury’s most dishonest mayor… Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton has chosen “People Over Politics” as the slogan for his 2014 campaign for Connecticut governor, but on two critical issues, he’s not living up to that promise. On Thursday, […] [Read More]
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Boughton caught deleting critical comments on Facebook regarding his gun control flip-flop

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Typical Boughton… Ten years ago, then pro-immigrant Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton proposed building a shelter for day laborers who gathered at Kennedy Park…and needless to say that mayor’s plan sent anti-immigrant nativists friends into an uproar. Sensing that he was on the wrong side of the issue among his base, Boughton […] [Read More]
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FLASHBACK GUEST POST: Former Danbury DTC chairman Joe DaSilva on housing and development

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG In response to the remarkably flawed and misguided editorial from the News-Times regarding YET ANOTHER study be conducted on the city’s downtown area, and the paper’s approval of YET ANOTHER seven year tax give-away for residential development, I’ve decided to provide the public a series of flashback posts which documented how […] [Read More]
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Just what downtown Danbury needs…ANOTHER study

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Good grief…the people of Danbury deserve better than this nonsense. City officials interested in revitalizing the downtown should explore a formal economic analysis of the city’s center, former Congressman James Maloney said recently. Maloney, president and chief executive officer of Connecticut Institute for Communities, made the proposal Thursday during a meeting […] [Read More]
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“This is about a mayor with something to hide”

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A man with something to hide. Cross post from HatCityBLOG New Haven Register and Register Citizen columnist Andy Thibault has done an excellent job reporting on the latest legal problems surrounding Danbury’s dishonest Mayor Mark Boughton, which centers around allegations that he had an inappropriate relationship with a former personnel director. Thibault latest piece centers […] [Read More]
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Guinea Pigs (aka Connecticut students) – it is time to log into the Common Core Test of a test

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Cross post from Jon Pelto’s Wait What? Today is the day… In nearly every public school in Connecticut students will put aside the learning process during the coming weeks in order to become guinea pigs for the Common Core Smarter Balanced Field Test of a test and the entire corporate education reform industry. In some […] [Read More]
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Sorry Mark but I’m not finished with this story (not by a long shot)…

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Questions surrounding the relationship between former personnel director Carol DeSantie and Mark Boughton are at the center of a lawsuit filed by the mayor’s former secretary, and former friend for 30+ years, Wendy DaCosta. Trust me, I’m far from finished reporting on this story… I’ll give my take on Mayor Mark […] [Read More]
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Show your support for domestic workers

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Coming on the heels of a lawsuit recently filed by a domestic worker who alleges she was paid less than one dollar an hour and worked up to 100 hours a week, lawmakers at the State Capitol are holding a public hearing on a Domestic worker’s rights bill. The proposal would […] [Read More]
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