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THE TIMELESS HARMONICS OF NATURE … or … THE FLOOR IS YOURS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ADD 1 DURING THE WEEK — Lost in the woods. What a feeling. You know the path is close, but where. First thing. Don’t panic. Second thing. Get your bearings. Third thing: Compose your plan. And you find your way. The tricky turns of the wilderness in […]

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IT HAS NEVER BEEN BETTER!

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION JUNE 14-6, 2019 AND BEYOND THE INFINITE) — Gone fishing. Have a great weekend, everybody. Have a great life. May it be full of camp fires, smores, and pan-sizzled salmon. ————————————————————————————————— “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. […]

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WITH NEW BUDGET, PITTSFIELD SCHOOL SCAM GETS WORSE

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY JUNE 10, 2019) — Suppose you take a healthy interest in local government. Suppose, further, that you want to educate yourself about the city’s finances. THE PLANET realizes that these two suppositions, alone, are enough to put a private citizen on The Suits’ […]

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TYER SAYS ‘NO MISAPPROPRIATION OF FUNDS’ IN SUSPENSION OF DPW SUPERINTENDENT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION JUNE 7-9, 2019) — In THE PLANET‘s column on the dry hydrants contributing to a destructive house fire on Tyler Street, we raised a number of questions regarding the strange doings at the Department of Public Works: Numerous and unexplained resignations. […]

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HUAWEI’s BREATHTAKING SUCCESS WELL DESERVED; U.S. CONCERNS OFF THE MARK

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY JUNE 5, 2019) — In THE PLANET‘s recent column on President Trump’s trade war with China, Indiana University economist and good friend Dr. Charles Trzcinka mentioned tech giant Huawei. Maybe you haven’t heard of them, but this Chinese company is the world’s largest telecom […]

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‘THE PASSION OF JULIAN ASSANGE’ A DANGEROUS ASSAULT ON FIRST AMENDMENT FREEDOM

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY JUNE 3, 2019) — The rest of the world might have moved on from him, but for THE PLANET, the Passion of Julian Assange gets more troubling. Assange was arrested by British authorities and sentenced to a year for jumping bail, a set-up serving […]

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