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*** UPDATED *** SPRING BREAK IS UPON US BUT A FEW THOUGHTS FIRST

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ———- ooo ———- ADD 2, MARCH 20, 2019 — Two interesting things going on in Salt Lake City at the moment. Sen. Mitt Romney, no stranger to THE PLANET, gave what-for to President Donald Trump over Trump’s criticism of the late John McCain. Any man that can win […]

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PEDA DOESN’T PAN OUT; IT PETERS OUT … PITTSFIELD’S 52 ACRES OF NEVER NEVER LAND

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION MARCH 15-17, 2019) — Wither, PEDA? Or perhaps THE PLANET can better phrase it as a declarative sentence: Whither, PEDA. “Whither, vb 1: to shrivel; 2 to lose or cause to lose or cause to lose vitality, force, or freshness” (Webster’s […]

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HOME-IMPROVEMENT SCHEME A BLATANT MISUSE OF GE SETTLEMENT DOLLARS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MARCH 13, 2016) — With current poverty levels, high welfare incidence, and the public treasury open for the “gimme groups,” Pittsfield has long been operating under a socialist system. It may be called something else, but “a rose by any other name” … […]

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THE PLANET PREDICTS: BIDEN WILL RUN FOR PRESIDENT, MAZZEO FOR MAYOR

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY MARCH 11, 2019) — Will he run? Will she run? Two simple questions with complicated answers. “He” is Joe Biden and the 2020 presidential election. “She” is Melissa Mazzeo as she considers a run for mayor. For both, the time might be right, […]

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THERE’S A POISON THAT’S SEEPED INTO THE CITY’s BLOODSTREAM: ‘MORAL SENTIMENTALITY’ OF HRC CHAIRMAN EXPLODES INTO FIGHT WITH MARCHETTI

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION MARCH 8-10, 2019) — Last week, The Wall Street Journal ran a weekend column by Lance Morrow. Morrow used the case of Jessie Smollet to identify something he called “a self-sentimentalizing narrative of persecuted innocence.” He said “Smollet’s story was even […]

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THE ‘FORGOTTEN FREEDOM”: A NEW ARMS RACE IS ONE RACE NO ONE WILL OR CAN WIN

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MARCH 6, 2019) — On Feb. 1, President Donald Trump pulled America out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), a deal that has been in place since 1987. In June, Trump announced the creation of a U.S. Space Force. Both have had […]

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