Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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Danbury 2.0 city webstie set to launch

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG According to sources, city hall is placing the finishing touches on Danbury’s revamped website. The new website is an improvement with an easier interface, and interactivity with social networks. Danbury 2.0 is still in the beta stage and there is still room for improvement. Hopefully, the site will be tweaked out […] [Read More]
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Mark Boughton gubernatorial website exposed

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Mark Boughton in denial: Jan 22 Recently (Wednesday) I purchased the domain names “BoughtonforConnecticut” and “BoughtonforCT”- to ensure that if I chose to run for an office in the State of Connecticut I could use the names that I wanted. If not, I can keep the url’s and set up another […] [Read More]
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CT 05: Congressman Chris Murphy responds to President Obama SOTU address

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG After watching President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, Congressman Chris Murphy issued the following statement: [Read More]
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Source close to Boughton confirms that he running for governor

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Cross post fromHatCityBLOG A close source to Mayor Boughton confirms the obvious… Former News-Times reporter Eugene Driscoll has the details (via the Valley Indi Sentinel): Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, a five-term Republican incumbent who made national headlines for his stance against illegal immigration, will announce he is running for governor Feb. 1, a source close […] [Read More]
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CT 04: Congressman Jim Himes State of the Union statement

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG In advance of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union message, Congressman Jim Himes issued the following video message for his constituents in the 4th congressional district. [Read More]
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Congressman Chris Murphy thoughts on MA election, Supreme Court ruling

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Yesterday, while at an event in Danbury last Friday, a had an opportunity to chat with Congressman Chris Murphy and get his take on the election results in Massachusetts as well as his thoughts on the impact the latest ruling from Supreme Court will have on future political campaigns. [Read More]
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Not buying the denial

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG As one who has been covering Danbury politics for years, I knew this comment was coming… Mayor Mark Boughton denied reports Friday that a Web site he registered this week is confirmation of a run for the governor’s office. [...] Boughton said he registered the name because of “cyber squatters” who […] [Read More]
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IT’S CONFIRMED: Boughton IS running for governor

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Well, this basically ends the so-called “speculation” regarding whether or not the last honest man in Danbury is entering the governor’s race. Here’s a screenshot of Mark Boughton’s reserved gubernatorial website which was purchased on Wednesday. In case you need more evidence, here’s the WHOIS info on the site. Please note: […] [Read More]
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Mark who?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG As Mark Boughton participates in a gubernatorial forum today, the just released Q Poll indicates that when it comes to name recognition, the last honest man in Danbury has a great deal of work to do. If you wondering to yourself “how can a five term mayor of the seventh largest […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: President Barack Obama inauguration

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On honor of the one year anniversary of President Barack Obama’s inauguration, here’s video footage I shot at the event in D.C. [Read More]
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