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GUYER RESIGNATION A PERFECT STORM OF POISON POLITICS AND PERSONAL PRESSURE

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY NOV. 16, 2016) — While Donald Trump’s win did not surprise THE PLANET, the resignation of Pittsfield maintenance-building director Dennis Guyer did. Guyer left a managerial post with Jane Iredale Cosmetics to assume city responsibilities for mayor Linda Tyer, accepting the challenge of managing [...]

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THE ‘RUTBERG’ BB CONTINUES TO HIT NEW LOWS, THIS TIME WITH ITS POST-ELECTION COVERAGE

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016) — THE PLANET is back, like McArthur wading ashore in the Philippines. We spent our down time helping Rosie O’Donnell and Ellen Degenerate pack. You recall they promised to move to Canada if Donald Trump won the presidency. Hoser, we [...]

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BE SURE TO VOTE TODAY! THEN THE PLANET GOES R&R

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, ELECTION DAY, 2016) — THE PLANET‘s message is simple today. We phrase it in the imperative mode: VOTE! That’s your job, your right, your privilege, and your duty. Do it! Just friggin’ do it! We exercised the franchise on Friday. Before we filled out [...]

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THE PLANET TAKES ON THE VOTE: OUR RECOMMENDATIONS, OUR PREDICTIONS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY NOV. 7, 2016) — As a public service to those who have decided for whom and for what to vote, those not sure of their choices, those who don’t know if they will vote, and those who will not vote, THE PLANET presents our [...]

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CANDIDATE STATEMENTS FOR SENATE, HOUSE RACES … PLANET ENDORSES CANNING & CONNELL

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION NOV. 4-6, 2016) — THE PLANET ends this tumultuous week with one of the final political presentations of Campaign ’16 — local style. We present statements from the candidates seeking district seats in the state House and Senate. Running for Senate, [...]

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TRUMP ASCENDANCY CONTINUES … plus … HILLARY WIN MAY SET OFF CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THURSDAY NOV. 3, 2016) — You know how THE PLANET feels about polls. They can’t never be taken at face value. Nonetheless, THE PLANET cannot ignore the most recent ABC-TV conducted by Langer Research Associates. It shows that Donald Trump has caught and moved narrowly ahead of [...]

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