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HELLO, COLUMBUS: INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY A CELEBRATION OF SLAVERY & HUMAN DEGRADATION

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY OCT. 14 COLUMBUS DAY, 2019) — Replacing Columbus Day with “Indigenous People’s Day” is not about honoring the red man. It’s about punishing those of Italian heritage for the crime of being white and European. Chief among the pencil heads who bullied this […]

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BIC DESIGN, EMA’s PROSED USE OF STONTIUM-90, TOO GREAT A RISK FOR ENTIRE CITY

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION OCT. 11-13, 2019) — Happy Columbus Day weekend (you know where you can stick “Indigenous People’s Day,” JIV and Kathy Yon). For THE PLANET, the most troubling aspect of EMA’s proposed use of Strontium-90 for the test facility it wants to […]

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THE CITY’S SLIP IS SHOWING: ADMITS ‘ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT’ IS REALLY ALL ABOUT SOCIAL ENGINEERING

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY OCT. 9, 2019) — Allow THE PLANET to present a most interesting press release, this from the Pittsfield Economic Revitalization Corp. (PERC). Betcha didn’t know there was a PERC! There’s also the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority, the Office of Community Development, the Office […]

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CLOSE SCRUTINY OF EMA PACKET SHOWS DANGEROUS IS GOOD ENOUGH FOR TYER, PEDA, & BIC, BUT IT IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH FOR TAXPAYERS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY OCT. 7, 2019) — Myor Linda Tyer’s Ode to Pittsfield, in the form of a political announcement disguised as an “economic engine,” has more odor than ode to it. A closer examination of the packet presented by the city (mayor Tyer, community development […]

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EMA PLANS TO USE DANGEROUS STRONTIUM-90 BUT HASN’T PRODUCED A PLAN … BLUMIN PETITION SPOT-ON … MAZZEO BLASTS TYER AFTER LATEST SHOOTING … TYER: NO COMMENT … MEANWHILE, TYLER STREET AREA ON EDGE

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION, OCT. 4-7, 2019) — At last night’s Economic Development Committee meeting, it was revealed for the first time that EMA, the space cadets asking for $140,000 in taxpayer money to set up at the BIC, will use highly radioactive Strontium-90 in […]

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MORE ON PEDA SPACE OPERA … plus … TYER PHOTO-OP A BLUNDER, SURVIVABLE BUT CAMPAIGN’S FIRST BIG STUMBLE

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY OCT. 2, 2019) — It didn’t have to happen, but one wondered since the day after the preliminary elections if it would. And it has. THE PLANET refers to the first big blunder of this year’s mayoral campaign. It wasn’t a photo-op. More like […]

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