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TRUMP TOOK ‘THEM’ TO THE CLEANERS, & TODAY THE WORLD WITNESSES THE STUNNING RESULT — CONGRATULATIONS, MR. PRESIDENT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION, JAN. 20-22, 2017) — THE PLANET supported the bid of Donald Trump for president primarily because he wasn’t one of “Them.” Film buffs may recall a film of that name from the early 1950s, with James Arness, James Whitmore, and a […]

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THEY DON’T MIX: OIL & WATER, FRANK FARKAS & COURAGE, CHURCHES AND POLITICS … WHO WILL STEP FORWARD AND FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE IRS?

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THURSDAY JAN. 19, 2017) — Effin’ this and Effin’ that. The F’s have it. F as in failing grade. F as in “farce.” F as in “fake.” F as in Facebook. FF as in “Four Freedoms.” FF as in “Frank Farkas.” In THE PLANET‘s […]

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NEW EPISODE OF PLANET VALENTI TV TONIGHT @ 6:30 p.m. … plus … WHAT’s NEW, PUSSYHATS?

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, TUESDAY JAN. 17, 2017) — First, THE PLANET shares this program note. Tune in tonight, 6:30 p.m., Channel 16 Time-Warner Pittsfield as PLANET VALENTI TELEVISION debuts in its new time slot. Here’s the complete new schedule: First run, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday. Monday, 12:30 a.m., […]

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DEM ‘LEADERS’ CONTINUE TO DERAIL … MEANWHILE, FORTUNATELY, TRUMP IS BEING TRUMP

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY JAN. 16, 2017) — One of the most disturbing results of the 2016 presidential election, one that saw Donald Trump catapult over a legion of critics and haters, has to be the comments of Democrat leaders. Come on down, Harry Reid, senate minority […]

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PLANET TO DEBUT IN ‘THE COURIER’ … NEW TIME SLOT FOR PV-TV … plus … WE CALLED IT ON TRUMP, BUT NOW IT’s SOBER TIME

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION, JAN. 13-15) — As we count down to Inauguration Day,  let THE PLANET share a couple program notes. Valenti 2×4 011317First, beginning this week, look for the print version of PLANET VALENTI to debut in Pittsfield’s finest weekly, The Berkshire Courier. Each […]

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TYER’s TIRED DRONE FAILED TO DELIVER … OVERMATCHED MAYOR’s ‘STATE OF THE CITY’ SPEECH FLOPS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY JAN. 11, 2017) — The drone over the city of Pittsfield on Monday wasn’t the result of the NSA, the CIA, or the Berkshire Brigades. That infolded buzz capping the rising day leeched from mayor Linda Tyer, who for 50 minutes spoke about 11,000 […]

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