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IN MEMORIAM: FOR THOSE WHO DIDN’T RETURN

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY MAY 27, 2024) — THE PLANET doesn’t have much to say today as we bring to a conclusion this long weekend. It’s a day America sets aside to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in war. Ask those who have been through war, […]

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!LATE ADD: FATAL ACCIDENT ON WEST HOUSATONIC ST.! … TRUMP SURGE HAS LOON-LEFT DEMOCRATS IN A PANIC; AN ELECTRIC, IMPROMPTU RALLY IN THE BRONX DRAWS 10,000 IN AN AMAZING DISPLAY

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ADD 1 SUNDAY MAY 26 — THE PLANET received this release from the Pittsfield Police Department, which we share with our readers: On May 25, 2024 at approximately 6:50 PM, the Pittsfield Police Dept., Pittsfield Fire Dept., and County Ambulance responded to the area of 664 West […]

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INSIDE THE MIND OF VOLTRON THE PORKCHOP … PICKPOCKET ACT DOUBLE DIPS ‘CONNECTED’ CONTRACTOR … THERE’S A FLAG ON THE FIELD … 4WD ON BUDGET … JUMPIN’ JOE MUM ON GUN REPORT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MAY 22, 2024) — Today, THE PLANET discusses a few odd and recent items. Brain Drain–THE PLANET has obtained an exclusive look at the recent brain scan of Bitchfield city council president Voltron the Porkchop. Seems our Right Honorable Good Friend claims his vast collection of […]

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4,000 MILES: A LONG WAY TO GO, BUT IN BTF’s PRODUCTION AT THE UNICORN, AN EASY TRIP WELL WORTH MAKING

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI ARTS A review of 4,000 Miles by Amy Herzog, now running through June 1 at the Berkshire Theatre Festival’s Unicorn Theater, Stockbridge. Cast: Evan Silverstein (Leo), Gabriela Torres (Bec), Alison Ye (Amanda), and Maria Tucci (Vera). Directed by Lizzie Gottlieb. 1 hour, 50 minutes, no intermission. Box office 413-997-4444. BerkshireTheatreGroup.org. PLANET […]

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MUCH ADO OVER LITTLE ADO? … or … NO, THE ROOF IS NOT CAVING IN, RACE CARD FRONT-AND-CENTER OR NOT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION MAY 17-9, 2024) — Our ideological, guilt-before-innocence times have the Devil’s Advocate working overtime. In short supply: reason and common sense. In surplus, irrationality and prejudice. No, the sky isn’t falling; THE PLANET assures you despite the assertions of Chicken Little. […]

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DOCUMENTS SHOW HOW THE BIKE MAFIA TRIED TO PULL A FAST ONE ON THE CITY … THEY STILL CAN DO IT IF PARK COMMISSION DOESN’T STOP THEM

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY Final of Two Parts (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MAY 15, 2024) — Don’t you just love the Bike Mafia. THE PLANET does. Not only do they want to despoil Springside Park, but it wants Pittsfield taxpayers to pick up the tab. This audacity comes after Alison McGee, […]

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PARK COMMISSION APPEARS TO BE FINALLY FED-UP WITH THE LIES AND ARROGANCE OF NEMBA and THE BIKE MAFIA

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY First of Two Parts  (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY MAY 13, 2024) — Recently, someone asked us about the continuing delay in building the mountain bike complex at Springside Park on upper North Street in Bitchfield. THE PLANET found it a pertinent query, since the ambitious–and ambitiously expensive– […]

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MISS HALL’S, TEACHER TRIED AND FOUND GUILTY BY WOKE MEDIA; IRRESPONSIBLE COVERAGE IGNORES CORNERSTONE OF U.S. JUDICIAL SYSTEM

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY A U.S. Constitutional Cornerstone: A person is innocent until proven guilty. For a citizen not formally charged with a crime,  premature guilty verdict is personally and socially devastating. (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION MAY 10-2, 2024) — If you peruse any high school yearbook or media coverage […]

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A HOLOCAUST IN THE MAKING, AND YOU’VE PROBABLY NOT HEARD ABOUT IT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MAY 8, 2024) — Today THE PLANET shares the details of the most horrific development now taking place on planet earth. As you know, there’s a ton of mayhem from which to choose. It’s not the phony kangaroo trial of President Trump. It […]

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THE PLANET WENT DARK, BUT WE’RE STILL SHINING THE LIGHT ON TRUTH

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY MAY 6, 2024) — Crisis averted. As so many of you reminded us, THE PLANET went dark for about 24 hours Thursday evening into Friday. We heard from a bunch of you, including two former mayors, a bunch of ex-councilors, and a truckload […]

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DATA SHOWS TRANSGENDERISM IS A FAD; ONLY THIS, AND NOTHING MORE … UNLESS IT’S MENTAL ILLNESS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MAY 1, 2024) — THE PLANET shudders to learn of the woke Bitchfield Sochol Department’s policy on the “trans” bullshit currently poisoning our youngest minds. We can’t look, choosing to keep alive the desperate hope that the system doesn’t indoctrinate children with this […]

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STATEHOUSE SOURCE SAYS HEALEY SHIPPING ILLEGALS TO BITCHFIELD, BUT NO ONE IS SUPPOSED TO KNOW AND NO ONE IN CITY GOVERNMENT IS SAYING

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY APRIL 29, 2024) — One of the interesting things about THE PLANET is the feedback aspect, referring to the Comment Line. We also receive missives sent privately by email. You would be surprised and in a couple cases shocked to see the local […]

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READ IT AGAIN: A TRIO OF IDIOTS IS GOING AFTER YOUR WALLET … KAPANSKIS GETTING COOKED ON PARKING, TRASH, AND WATER/SEWER … or … A MAYPO-COUNCIL-RuMPuS TRIPLE PLAY

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION APRIL 26-8, 2024) — Because the column from Wednesday was posted late, THE PLANET is going with it for the weekend. We do this so everyone can be informed on what the three idiots of the Two-Pete Government intend to do […]

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THE PLANET SAYS OF THE ACCUSED MISS HALL’S TEACHER: THIS MAN IS INNOCENT!

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY “Tolerance will reach such a level that intelligent people will be banned from thinking so as not to offend imbeciles” — Fyodor Dostoevsky. (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY APRIL 22, 2024) — THE PLANET‘s not buying it. Not yet. We won’t until such time, if it ever comes, […]

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COMPROMISED LOCAL MEDIA BLOWS IT ON MISS HALL’S ‘SCANDAL’ COVERAGE

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION APRIL 19-21, 2024) — Complicit in Pittsfield’s demise is the failure of the local mainstream media, “led” by the Berkshire Eagle, also known as the Boring Broadsheet.  Without an aggressive, crusading daily newspaper or similar push from other media sans THE PLANET, […]

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THE REV. DENTON: IN PRAISE … BUREAUCRATS?!? OUCH!

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, APRIL 17, 2024) — One of the most astounding pieces of faux fiction to grace the pages of the Boring Broadsheet has to be the recent letter to the editor in praise of … ya’ll sit-in’ down? … … bureaucrats. The Rev. Mike Denton, […]

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