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HEALTH INSURANCE SWITCH, ’100GATE’, AND THE MAYOR’s DICTATORIAL POWER GRAB: A COUNCIL AGENDA & ANTI-DEMOCRACY

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, TUESDAY, OCT. 14, 2014) — Tonight, our Right Honorable Good Friends on the Pittsfield city council gather. Hip boots, gas masks, and clothes pins have been ordered. Three of the mayor’s favorite pet projects are up for … what? Discussion, debate, and deliberation — words [...]

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THE WONDERMENT OF A LEAF

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NOT JUST NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FROM THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEEKEND EDITION, STANZAS FOR OCT. 10-12, 2014) ——– 000 ——– THE WONDERMENT OF A LEAF   I A flow of evanescent tide, Blue by no purpose or design But by the way the wide expanse With vicissitude combines Detaches the [...]

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PLANET BUSSES THE RSVP TABLE … plus … GOSH, TAXPAYERS, LOOK AT ALL THE $$$ YOU’RE ‘SAVING’; HOW DO YOU KNOW? THE BB TOLD YOU SO!

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THURSDAY, OCT. 9, 2014) — From our series on the suicidal doings at RSVP, THE PLANET has a few crumbs and leftovers. We’re bussing tables. Don’t get in our way. We’re kicking two butts and charging for seven: * RSVP Should Help People Not [...]

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MORE INFORMATION OF BIANCHI’S SHADOWY FIRING OF SADOWY

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2014) — You know you have hit a nerve when The Suits attack. “They” never do so honestly and in the open. They don’t use their true names. They avoid facts. They make unsupported claims, counting on the gullibility and stupidity [...]

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PLANET EXCLUSIVE!! WE TAKE YOU INTO THE BOARD ROOM WHEN RSVP DOES THE MAYOR’S DIRTY DEALING

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014) — Yesterday, THE PLANET took you into the “what” of the mayor’s firing of RSVP executive director Deborah Sadowy Dargie. Today, we take you into the room at the moment of the “how.” TIME: Noon-ish. DATE: Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 [...]

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SADOWY FIRING AT RSVP HAS MAYOR’S BLOODY FINGERPRINTS ALL OVER IT

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary First of a Two-Part Series (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY, OCT. 6, 2014) — As you now know but once again weren’t supposed to know — this is, after all, a city with a mayor who has ordered Administrative Shutdown on transparency, inquiry, questions, and honest debate — [...]

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