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“LEVEL 5 as LEVEL 3″ PSD SCAM SENDS SEISMIC WAVE THROUGH OFFICIAL PITTSFIELD … JIV TACITLY ADMITS PLANET’S STORY IS CORRECT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016) — THE PLANET hit a nerve yesterday.  We had near-record traffic, everywhere we went we ran into someone who had read or heard about our column, and the day even included not one but two e-mails from Pittsfield school supt. Jason [...]

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PLANET BREAKS PITT$FIELD $CHOOLS’ BOMBSHELL: FIVE ‘LEVEL 5′ SCHOOLS FRAUDULENTLY LISTED AS ‘LEVEL 3′

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016) — Here’s another secret Pittsfield Supt. of Schools Jason “Jake” JIV McCandless doesn’t want you to know. You can contact JIV for an official denial — we won’t bother because he’s been ordered not to talk to THE PLANET as the only [...]

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THE DONALD’s POSITION ON TRADE WOULD HAVE SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES … plus … SOX SWEEP OF YANKS INCLUDED A FIRST IN MLB HISTORY

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016) —  THE PLANET would like to share this excellent piece by our long-time friend, colleague, and economic mentor, Dr. Charles Trczinka. This piece was first published in the Indianapolis Star.  ——– 000 ——– BY DR. CHARLES TRCZINKA Special to Planet [...]

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MILLENNIALS: THESE ‘CRYBABY KIDS’ CAN’T HANDLE HONEST FEEDBACK, SO WHY WOULD ANY CITY CARE ABOUT KEEPING THEM?

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION, APRIL 29-MAY 1, 2016) — The Suited head- scratchers in Pittsfield recently conducted a conference addressing the question of how to attract and retain Millennials (is it a proper noun?) to and in Pittsfield. THE PLANET isn’t sure if any public money [...]

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TRICIAKATHYMcPHOBIA: THS GOONS TO BREAK WIND FOR NEW SCHOOL ON FRIDAY the 13th

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016) — Call it a bad case of triskaidekaphobia, and you’d land close. Call it triciakathyMckaphobia and you’d be much closer. The first refers to an irrational fear of the number 13, particularly to Friday the 13th. The second deals with [...]

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PITTSFIELD PLEADS THE 5th: CITY IS NATION’S #5 WORST DRUG-ABUSE CITY

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016) — It’s not the kind of news you’ll hear about in the Feel Good Fakery & Fiction Department that pumps out press releases to the local Mainstream Media and provides talking points to the city’s “all-is-good-and-getting-better” political “leaders.” What news? Congratulations, [...]

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