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GUEST COLUMNS: A PREVIEW OF THE MAYOR’s ‘STATE OF THE CITY’ … and … ‘PHONY’ D.A.’s ‘POLITICAL’ OPTICS ALL OUT OF FOCUS

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BY DAN VALENTI

PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY

(FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION JAN. 29-31, 2021) — One of the great surprises from doing THE PLANET, this being the 2,199th column published in this series (about two million words), has been allowing people to express themselves freely and fully. With the restrictions now placed on the public’s ability to do this by the local media and government, this expressive opportunity grows in importance. Another surprise is the eloquence and insights by our many commentators.

Today for The Weekend Edition, THE PLANET presents two guest columns. They were originally written by readers and sent to us, posted as comments to our previous column. They were so good that we give them feature space. One note: When we do this, it doesn’t mean we agree with the points made … or disagree, for that matter. It does say, however, that we found them well thought out, insightful, and nicely written.

That type of communication, having become rarer in today’s technocracy, deserves the pedestal. We present them as written, edited only for style and form.

Enjoy.

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‘I HAVE A DWEEE’: ONE WAG’s TAKE ON THE MAYOR’S UPCOMING ‘STATE OF THE CITY’ ADDRESS

BY JONATHAN MELLE

The lovely Mayor Linda Tyer’s State of the City address will take place on Monday, Feb. 1, shortly after noon on Zoom, or for this occasion, renamed Snooze. Here is my sarcastic synopsis of her planned speech

We are all Pittsfielders.

Our city is being used as an art exhibit as “A City in Decay” in upscale art galleries and museums in London, NYC, and L.A. by artist Gregory Crewdson’s large photos of Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

As your Mayor, I live in a wealthy Gated Community close to the Hancock border.  I live far away from the working poor and marginalized residents of inner-city Pittsfield as I can while still technically living in Pittsfield, a city which is called “Social Services Alley” by day and “The Shooting Gallery” by night.  I have passed three record setting municipal budgets with costly fees and hundreds of millions of dollars in public debts and other liabilities, while my chief bureaucrat Matt Kerwood sits on a +$10 million slush fund — so-called “free cash,” the amount the city overtaxed you by — that should belong in the pockets of Mary Jane and Joe Kapanski.

Pittsfield’s tax base is still shrinking, while Pittsfield’s taxes are still increasing by record setting levels.  Pittsfield has the second highest business tax rate in Massachusetts. Some of Pittsfield’s public schools are at Level 5, which is the worst rating by the state government.  Pittsfield’s former superintendent left Pittsfield for upper class Williamstown in 2020, but I will find a new superintendent in 2021 who will shakedown city taxpayers to fund our community’s underperforming public schools.

Since early-2016, I have continued PEDA’s so-called polluted and vacant business park record of absolute failure since the Summer of 1998.

My administration and supporters allegedly harassed two opposing City Councilors — Chris Connell and Kevin Morandi — from running for reelection this year.  I hope the people who replace them will rubber stamp my agenda of giving most to all of the city’s public money to the vested and special interests.

I have proudly continued Pittsfield politics nasty use of retribution against anybody who questions my leadership because “democracy” and “dissent” are dirty words in the city. My failed leadership on COVID-19 and the many deaths in Pittsfield’s nursing homes should be blamed on Melissa Mazzeo and her husband’s restaurant, as well as the careless people who don’t adhere to social distancing measures.

Because I am a woman leader who believes in double standards, I blame everyone else, but I don’t take any responsibility for my actions.  If someone calls me and other women leaders out for our failed leadership, we will cry sexism to scare them off.  When one Googles “Is Pittsfield Massachusetts a safe community?” he or she will read that the answer is “NO!”  Pittsfield is always in the top 10 for violent crime in Massachusetts by the FBI year in and year out.

I am hoping that President Joe Biden and the Democrat-controlled U.S. Congress will bailout Pittsfield’s constrained public finances so I can direct Kerwood to build on his +$10 million slush fund while taxing the hell out of our elderly, veterans, and other fixed-income local taxpayers.

In closing, I am going to continue my leadership debacle until I retire someday in the future with my six-figure city pension.

Remember, we are all Pittsfielders.

Thank you and God bless.

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D.A. ‘OPTICS’ STAY OUT OF FOCUS

BY E. WENDT

I commend aspects of today’s (Thursday Jan. 28) Eagle editorial “Justice must rise above optics. Equal justice requires consistency even when the optics might be less than ideal. It’s disheartening to see that the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office would try to revoke a defendant’s bail based on his exercise of protected symbolic speech.”

https://www.berkshireeagle.com/opinion/editorials/our-opinion-justice-must-rise-above-optics/article_115182e6-60cd-11eb-81e9-f78b2ca4f553.html

What was missed is that the Lonnie Durfee case is important as yet another example that D.A. Andrea Harrington’s motivations are those of a purely political phony. When confronted with this case, her reaction was not that this a guy who really needs help in the form of mental health and alcohol intervention. She didn’t see hale bales burning in an open field and a person in need of help. She saw a ripe political opportunity for, as the Eagle states, “optics.”

For a true picture of who Harrington is and why her actions are so dangerous to justice, it’s imperative to connect her actions in this destruction of property case with the Simon’s Rock case. As we know, the latter case involves a young black woman who falsely fomented racial hatred in our community. Harrington dropped this case as she stated because the defendant refused to cooperate. Yet her office pursued with a vengeance a white man with mental health and alcohol issues, flying in the face of and dead against her own stated policies.

She had Durfee held without bail as a danger to the community despite his addition and the non-violent nature of his offense. One can only conclude she did so because Durfee is a white male right winger. At Simon’s Rock, a black person with a mission to promote the political interest of one small group succeeded in a false narrative of racism. To the D.A., that was okay.

“Progressive” racial justice attempts to undo a system of injustice that treats people differently based on race. The Eagle fails to see how the D.A. managed to inject not just political but racial bias and use her discretion as a prosecutor to achieve the opposite result.

Why? Harrington is not and never was about justice and doing what is right. She is not about being a good lawyer or a community leader. She is all about sheer hucksterism. She can’t even get that right.

She can’t stick to a commitment and narrative about equal treatment because she is a phony. The Eagle does a disservice in not calling this out.

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THE PLANET thanks Melle and Wendt for their contributions. Again, we extend the invitation to any and all to submit guest columns for consideration.

Have a great weekend, everybody.

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“The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult” Winston Churchill.

“OPEN THE WINDOW, AUNT MILLIE.”

LOVE TO ALL.

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TellitLikeitIs
TellitLikeitIs
1 month ago

Wow. Huckster Harrington! Nice ring to it.

Jonathan Melle
Jonathan Melle
1 month ago

Hello blogger Dan Valenti,

I always enjoy reading your awesome blog, especially when you write about Pittsfield politics. I am honored that you posted my sarcastic op-ed about Mayor Linda Tyer’s State of the City speech planned for Monday, February 1st, 2021, shortly after 12-noon. I honestly did not believe the lovely Linda Tyer would continue Pittsfield politics’ nasty use of retribution against her political opponents. Over the years, I listened to Linda Tyer’s wonderful words supporting Human Rights and caring about everyone, including the poor, and I thought she would lead by her lofty ideals. I never agreed with all of her mayoral decisions, but I once saw her as caring about her economically distressed and very unequal community without using dirty politics to achieve her costly agenda. But, Linda Tyer is doing all of the same old disservices to the proverbial Kapanski family that all of the previous recent Mayors of Pittsfield have done with the nasty use of retribution. I thought Linda Tyer would have been different, but she is just another typical politician who only takes care of #1.

Best wishes,

Jonathan Melle

Sister Toze
Sister Toze
Reply to  Jonathan Melle
1 month ago

There is much truth in your sarcasm Jon. How about Huckster and Huckle Barry.

TellitLikeitIs
TellitLikeitIs
Reply to  Sister Toze
1 month ago

How about some HuscksterBarry Pie?

J2S
J2S
Reply to  Jonathan Melle
1 month ago

Just substitute politician’s for scorpion and voters for frog.

It’s the old scorpion fable; remember? The Scorpion convinces a Frog to carry him across a river. The Frog totes the Scorpion halfway across and then the Scorpion stings him. As the frog is about to drown, the Frog asks, “Why did you do this?” The scorpion replies, “I’m a scorpion;
that’s what I do.”

Hell Toupee
Hell Toupee
Reply to  Jonathan Melle
1 month ago

She’s much like Biden. A flavor of the month democrat who says what she thinks people want to hear.

Kermit Frog
Kermit Frog
Reply to  Jonathan Melle
1 month ago

For a metaphor Dan’s blog reminds me of a 4th of July parade I saw in Bar Harbor 40 years ago. The was a rag rag collection of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, POW MIA veterans, skateboarder, hippies, some lobsterman, and other assorted randos. I remember thinking this is America, a patchwork and some of the squares are ratty or grubby but we are in it together.
I enjoy Melle’s writing too. I hope to see more of Bike Path Barry.

JoeKapanski
JoeKapanski
Reply to  Jonathan Melle
1 month ago

Mr. Melle, great piece. I can see why Dan chose it. Glad you finally saw the light

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
1 month ago

Boring.

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
Reply to  danvalenti
1 month ago

I agree.

Spicy Meat Aballa
Spicy Meat Aballa
1 month ago

Turn the plate, not the tongs.

The school committee
The school committee
1 month ago

Where is the Republican party without Qanon and White Supremacist?

J2S
J2S
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

TSC,
You need to enter the TDS Olympics . No doubt you will be the
Olympic Gold Medal winner! You’re Olympic Gold Medal at Stupidity + Kommunism, all variants. Stupidity,Ignorance + all variants can’t be matched.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  J2S
1 month ago

Silence and no denial of Q and White Supremacist

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Qanumbnutz

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

tell us the good things Biden its doing with union jobs.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

Trump wanted to make the right to work law a federal law effectively abolishing unions.Biden will not do that.Biden publicly supports unions and dumb ass Trump hates unions.Biden want to rebuild manufacturing in the US with 10 million union jobs.Trump laid of 20 million with a virus he would not acknowledge

ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

He’s off to a great start. He’s eliminating 100,000 union jobs, building an armed wall around DC and governing by proclamation and edicts

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

Trump put 20,000,0000 on unemployment

ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

That was the China Flu , before that the economy was humming along. I guess the Dems should have let Trump cancel flights from China in January 2020 like he wanted instead of calling him a racist! Do you think they had an ulterior motive?

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

Where are those 100k job losses Mr Fox prop

J2S
J2S
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

The way Biden is doing away with jobs already nobody will be working. 11,000+ with a stroke of a pen.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  J2S
1 month ago

1,000 jobs in Canada

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  J2S
1 month ago

Fox prop

ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Where is the BLM movement since the election? Did Soros stop funding them? You would think they would still be out there because nothing has changed

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

You have BLM Derangement

UAlbany
UAlbany
1 month ago

Bravo ! Bravo ! Now if we could just stop voting for all these hucksters and phonies ! But sadly we don’t as we are woke and broke.

J2S
J2S
Reply to  UAlbany
1 month ago

It seems the Hucksters are the only choices we have to vote on election time. It has gotten to voting for the lesser of the hucksters. Those that would be decent candidates don’t want anything to do with running because of the nonsense the hucksters and company bestow upon them during the election process and afterwards. We’re Hucked pretty much.

ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
Reply to  J2S
1 month ago

Untrue, there have been good candidates but they weren’t connected. Voters have to educated on who the candidates are and how they are screwing the Kapanski’s

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  danvalenti
1 month ago

The Republicans dont have moral candidates.The democrats are overflowing with top flight multicultural honest candidates….You guys got Q

J2S
J2S
Reply to  ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

I stand corrected! Great point.

The Downtown Umbrella guy
The Downtown Umbrella guy
1 month ago

Ok folks, lets talk about this ‘Joys of Life’ Campaign. You know the billboards and now this “sponsored content” in the eagle, that simply means a paid story.

My question to you : Why is is city wasting money like this? If it’s some PPE funds that the state/fed earmarked specifically for this, fine. But is this is taxpayer money from our cities cloak and dagger budget, it’s completely unacceptable and is just a way to funnel tax dollars into Lamar billboards and whatever poor souls run the eagle.
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Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The Downtown Umbrella guy
1 month ago

How much does the city pay the Eagle in a year’s time for classified and other ads?

Oxy Moron
Oxy Moron
Reply to  The Downtown Umbrella guy
1 month ago

In the image people are standing close, without masks. That’s so yester-year. Way to lead by example ! I get it says “lets get back”, but this is not the goal right now ! Masked face is the new black. It’s here to stay.

Last edited 1 month ago by Oxy Moron
ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
Reply to  Oxy Moron
1 month ago

They are not even from Berkshire County, at least they could have used Berkshire County models for the advertisements

ComeOnMan!
ComeOnMan!
Reply to  ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

Yea, and I don’t see enough diversity in the add. Not enough people of color, not enough people that look like me, and where are the LGBTQABCXYZ folk?

TellitLikeitIs
TellitLikeitIs
Reply to  The Downtown Umbrella guy
1 month ago

Whether federal, state, or city tax, this is absolutely shameful. And us Kapanskis continue to screwed by the city. Every politician that supports this should be absolutely ashamed of themselves.

Agent 86
Agent 86
1 month ago

 TSC, for you.

Here is a timely editorial that exposes the hidden background of Kamala Harris from the Combat Veterans for Congress Political Action Committee that is posted here with permission of the author. CVFC PAC supports the election of US military combat veterans to the US Senate and House of Representatives. The editorial begins:

 

Kamala Harris’ father was an avowed Marxist professor in the Economics Department at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. Both of Harris’ parents were active in the Berkeley based Afro- American Association; Fidel Castro and Che Guevara were the heroes of the Afro-American Association.

 

The group’s leader, Donald Warden (aka Khalid al-Mansour), mentored two young Afro-American Association members, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale; they created the Maoist inspired Black Panther Party which gained strong support from Communist China; the Black Panther Party served as the model for creation of the Black Lives Matter Marxist organization Khalid al-Mansour subsequently went on to arrange financing and facilitated for Barack Hussein Obama to be accepted as a student to matriculate at Harvard Law School.

 

Following her graduation from college, Harris returned to California and subsequently became the mistress of the 60-year-old married Speaker of the California Assembly, Willie Brown, Jr. Brown’s political campaigns were supported and funded by Dr. Carlton Goodlett, the owner of The Sun Reporter and several other pro-Communist newspapers. Brown was elected as Mayor of San Francisco, and strongly endorsed Harris’ Marxist political philosophy; he guided Harris’ political rise in California politics, leading to her election as California’s Attorney General. Willie Brown, Jr. was a well-known long-time Communist sympathizer. Willie Brown, Jr. was initially elected to public office with the substantial help of the Communist Party USA. Today, Willie Brown is widely regarded as one of the Chinese Communist Party’s best friends in the San Francisco Bay Area.

 

While serving as San Francisco District Attorney, Kamala Harris mentored a young San Francisco Radical Maoist activist, Lateefah Simon, who was a member of the STORM Revolutionary Movement; Simon currently chairs the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Board. Simon has always been close friends with the founder of Black Lives Matter Marxist Domestic Terrorists, Alicia Garza, as well as STORM member and avowed Communist, Van Jones. Harris has been openly and aggressively supporting Black Lives Matter Marxists; Kamala Harris is still closely associated with Maoist Lateefah Simon and Marxist Alicia Garza.

 

Kamala Harris’s sister Maya Harris was a student activist at Stanford University. She was a closely associated with Steve Phillips, one of the leading Marxist-Leninists on campus and a long-time affiliate with the League of Revolutionary Struggle, a pro-Chinese Communist group. Phillips came out of the Left, and in college he studied Marx, Mao, and Lenin, and maintained close associations with fellow Communists. Phillips married into the multi billion dollar Sandler family of the Golden West Savings and Loan fortune. He funded many leftist political campaigns, and the voter registration drives in the Southern and South Western states in order to help his friend, Barack Hussein Obama, defeat Hillary Clinton. Phillips has been a major financial sponsor for Kamala Harris’s political campaigns for various California elective offices.

 

Harris’ husband, Doug Emhoff works for the law firm DLA Piper, which “boasts nearly 30 years of experience in Communist China with over 140 lawyers dedicated to its ‘Communist China Investment Services’ branch. He was just appointed to Professor at Yale to school future lawyers in the fine points of Communism. When she was elected to the US Senate, Kamala Harris appointed a Pro-Communist Senate Chief of Staff, Karine Jean-Pierre. Jean-Pierre was active with the New York-based Haiti Support Network. The organization worked closely with the pro-Communist China/Communist North Korea Workers World Party and supported Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the far-left Communist former president of Haiti and the radical Lavalas movement.

 

Fortunately for Harris, but potentially disastrous for the Republic, elected office holders are not subject to the security clearance process. If the FBI did a Background Investigation on Kamala Harris, she never would have passed, because of her 40-year close ties with Marxists, Communists, Maoists, and Communist China. Harris would never have been approved for acceptance to any of the 5 Military Service Academies, been appointed to a US Government Sub-Cabinet position, or would have been approved to fill a sensitive position for a high security defense contractor. Yet, since Joe Biden was elected, Harris could be a heartbeat away from being President.

 

The US constitutional Republic is being threatened by the People’s Republic of Communist China (PPC) externally, and by of their very active espionage operations within the United States. The People’s Republic of Communist China (PPC), with 1.4 billion people, is governed by the 90 million member Chinese Communist Party (CCP), that has been working with Russia to destroy the US Constitutional Republic for over 70 years.

 

The CCP operates a massive global intelligence network through its Ministry of State Security. The CCP operates a vast intelligence network in the U.S as well. It is made up, not merely of intelligence operatives working for the Ministry of State Security, but it is also made up of a myriad of business and industry officials, Chinese scholar associations, and 370,000 Chinese students currently attending American universities. It also operates the Confucius Institute indoctrination and intelligence gathering centers in the US on 67 University campuses and in seventeen K-12 Public School Districts. The Confucius Centers are staffed by Communist Chinese intelligence operatives. Refer to this.

 

Kamala Harris is now involved with the Biden Family Business, and is supporting Joe Biden, who has worked closely with Communist China for 12 years. Joe’s son, Hunter Biden, is the point of contact for developing the off-shore Biden Family Businesses in Ukraine, Russia, Communist China, Iraq, Iran, etc. Hunter was provided with a $5 million non-recourse loan for the Biden Family Business to form a partnership with the PPC; that loan was subsequently forgiven by Communist China for one dollar.

 

Hunter Biden was given $1.5 billion for the Biden Family Business, to strategically purchase interests in companies in the US Military Industrial Complex, whose technologies would enhance and improve Communist China’s defense industry. Hunter Biden was also instructed to try to take control of US companies involved in sourcing rare earth minerals in the United States. Hunter also received $3.5 Million from the wife of the Mayor of Moscow for some carefully hidden reason.

 

The Peoples Republic of Communist China has a military of two million men, including the world’s largest Navy. The United States does not have enough ships and munitions to defeat China’s Navy, absent the use of nuclear weapons. There is a famous book, Unrestricted Warfare, written in 1999 by two People’s Liberation Army colonels. It argues that war between the PRC and the U.S. is inevitable, and that when it occurs China must be prepared to use whatever means are necessary to achieve victory Refer to this.

 

If the American voters read the background information (in Trevor Loudon’s article) on Kamala Harris, they would never support her election as Vice President of the United States. Joe Biden is suffering from the early onset of dementia and will continue to decline in cerebral awareness; he will never be able to fill out a four-year term of office. Since Biden was elected, the Socialists, Marxists, and Communist who control Kamala Harris, are planning to enact provisions of the 25th Amendment, in order to remove Joe Biden from office, so Harris can become the first Communist President of the United States.

 

Since Biden was elected, because Biden would not be up to it, Kamala Harris would lead the effort to appoint very dangerous anti-American Leftist, Communist, Socialists, and Marxists to fill highly sensitive positions in the Washington Deep State Bureaucracy. She would fill all appointive positions in the US Intelligence Agencies, in the Department of Homeland Security, in the Department of Defense, in The Justice Department, the Department of State, the FBI, the CIA, most cabinet positions, the National Security Council, and in the White House Staff.

 

American voters must be alert their fellow Americans that Kamala Harris is a very serious National Security threat to the very survival of the US Constitutional Republic; she has been a fellow traveler of Marxists, Communists, Maoists, Socialists, Progressives, and Chinese Communists for over 35 years. President Trump had much more background information on Kamala Harris than we presented here, and he was correct, when he accused Kamala Harris of being a Communist subverter.

PailLumomey
PailLumomey
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

The next big thing is the water water project. The G man can save millions. Why isn’t Tyred even addressing the damn thing going forward. Her sewage plant has my right leg on the city limits line,the water plant will be the other leg leaving in disgust.

PailLumomey
PailLumomey
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

Cuomo undercounted nursing home deaths Bi* story.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

Great post Agent 86. You should be writing a guest column!

BlackLiesMatter
BlackLiesMatter
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
1 month ago

It’s a repost Fritz. And when was it published and where and who actually wrote it? It appears to have been published before the election and although I agree with the premise that she’s a commie sympathizer, and in bed with the black lies matter movement, some more facts and less supposition would be nice.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

Kamala and Obama have a very similar background. Obama was also involved with these same types of people. Now Obama and his wife want to shut down voices and give government total control with themselves and their globalist far left friends in charge. Very frightening.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Pat
1 month ago

Great leadership.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

All to fight the white supremacist nazis kkk white militia of the Republican party with a histoty of killing blacks for many decades.Im more concetned with your skinhead party and Trump

ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Borking again..thought it would stop after the inauguration

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Enjoying the Biden bonus at the gas pump chump?

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  danvalenti
1 month ago

Windmills power electricity and plug it in.How old is this board that you only trust gasoline to run your wheel

James
James
1 month ago

Question, What has the “first-ever domestic and sexual abuse taskforce” created two years ago under DA Harrington accomplished?

PailLumomey
PailLumomey
Reply to  James
1 month ago

Congress woman Omar d-Minnesota and friends want recurring 2000 a month until pandemic is over. This will be given to all lower income relevant,migrant workers….and ready? Refugees.

J2S
J2S
Reply to  PailLumomey
1 month ago

Hope the $$ comes from her political pacs and other political $$ she has somewhere. Maybe she could get the squad to do the same.

Dem Buffphuens
Dem Buffphuens
Reply to  James
1 month ago

Biden,Pelousy where’s the stimulus?

Dem Buffphuens
Dem Buffphuens
Reply to  James
1 month ago

If you don’t get an answer. Then,that is the answer.

DA Nips
DA Nips
Reply to  James
1 month ago

She hired some of her friends and got some overtime money to her supporters.
Also she just renamed a prior program, nothing groundbreaking.

Penny lane
Penny lane
Reply to  James
1 month ago

Bitter bitter..

Dana
Dana
Reply to  Penny lane
1 month ago

Jimbo was just another hack let go by the DA

James
James
Reply to  Dana
1 month ago

You can keep repeating that like a T-Rumper but it doesn’t make it true. Never worked there, never will.

Outfox
Outfox
Reply to  James
1 month ago

Wait, wait, I know this one!!!
They walked a mile….and didn’t get a Camel.

Thomas Betit
Thomas Betit
1 month ago

Wendt
Hit the high spots.

You miss that ms Harrington’s mouth peace’s brother – Francis mckeever was the instigator. And that dpd was forewarned of the inebriated perps plan. Seemingly assisting him after gas can fell from his truck. Observed by officer Buzzella ( cop bitten by own k9 in propaganda parrot article) Another stale warrant.

Lonnie was just a tool bag – not sober enough to know right from wrong.

Harrington was looking to capitalize on Suffolk county district attorney Rachel Rollins sudden crash from fame, and become the new federal prosecutor for Massachusetts.
Needed the headline

Problem is Lonnie is now a “ white supremacist “ in B pod. With predominantly black defendants. Beatings daily weather he wants to fight or not.
Harrington is a rotten human being.

Dem Buffphuens
Dem Buffphuens
Reply to  danvalenti
1 month ago

The G Man tells the whole water story channel 1301 at 9 p m

Thomas Betit
Thomas Betit
Reply to  danvalenti
1 month ago

Just the facts. Dan check your email-
Sent you the receipt.
Docket 2027cr001355
53 pages.

Lonnie previously targeted as pro-lifer

Williams stone pro life “All life “
, if he was dangerous he wouldn’t be working there.Williams are good Christian folks.

Harrington about to get national news, like Rollins. Another Soros funded district attorney.

This is where activist judges come from. . Smyth is to Harrington, what sinnot was to Rollins ( straight pride defendant’s) propaganda pedaling at innocent peoples expense.
Lonnie being the subject this time.
Not sure guy can even read.

Betsey
Betsey
1 month ago

That piece by the Eagle did more for Harringtons base then any thing could have. From comments that i have read people are ripping on Kevin Moran. Was that on page 2? there is only three pages to Eagle anymore.

Mahomeless
Mahomeless
Reply to  Betsey
1 month ago

The Eagle need go on the stooge show to be told how great a newspaper they are. A fat bald man telling everybody gobsig how great they are,and everything is fine. All from a basement on Williams street.

Thomas Betit
Thomas Betit
Reply to  Betsey
1 month ago

Purely political
She should be disbarred For Impugning the integrity of the court.
Saltany v Reagan
The inflammatory and prejudicial statements by Richard Dahoney served no purpose in court of law. Only in public opinion.

Simon Says Huh
Simon Says Huh
Reply to  Betsey
1 month ago

Huh? Could you link us to the comments, please?

Be The Change
Be The Change
1 month ago

For 5 thumbs I’ll write the next piece.

Gobsig
Gobsig
1 month ago

Is it true that the water plant project is being done by a Chinese company with ties to Hunter Biden?

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Gobsig
1 month ago

Yes

Kemosabe
Kemosabe
Reply to  Gobsig
1 month ago

50% to the big guy

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  Gobsig
1 month ago

Hunter was spotted having a drink with the gang at Meth.

Ham Amex
Ham Amex
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

He was down by cumby’s at 3a. Guess who picked him up and gave him a ride!

Andrea Fire
Andrea Fire
1 month ago

The gay bake thing was a setup by Andy McKever and his brother. Andy will do anything for his girlfriend. From staying 7 months at iBerkshires after being promised a job in the DA’s office just do he could write puff pieces about her during the campaign.
The only question here is did Squeaky know, sources say yes. It was orchestrated. Cell records can be easily obtained. They are not private info.

Simon Says Huh
Simon Says Huh
Reply to  Andrea Fire
1 month ago

Huh? I am not sure what your are saying. What was orchestrated?

The school committee
The school committee
1 month ago

Why does Fox entertainment keep repeating Biden is not the legitimate President.Why did Fox alway repeat Obama was not the legitimate President?Why does Fox promote that democrats are marxist?Why is Fox media undermining America government. WHAT exactly is the goal of Fox media? Why has Hannity gone fascist?Fox fascist commentators have advised Trump.Hannity has recently divorced his own family.

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Go take your anti psychotic meds.

Be The Change
Be The Change
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

Take a little trip back to your Berkshire Roots.

J2S
J2S
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Your bitching about Fox entertainment doing exactly what TSC entertainment does day in and out posting your views,which you think and believe are correct.

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Biden is a fascist dictator

ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

Just heard with the next stimulus money the city gets Lovely Linda is going to do the Pelosi and build a wall around city hall, for the unions because we know there are no workers in city hall

Peggie Ct
Peggie Ct
Reply to  ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

Her state of the city zoom chat out ha be exiting as all get out. Not one accomplishment for the taxpayer. The water sewer project cost an extra sixty million because of laziness and the give away to the beacon slush fund forgiveness are just a couple of mumbling pegs. I’ve never had so much salt film on my truck in the history of winters here.

ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

Just read a funny editorial in the hate rag Beagle on how the Democrats can keep their integrity,ha ha,ha! I ask what integrity do they still have? Three of the last Four Legislative leaders were criminals, they just got caught with homosmearing one of their rising young leaders and they just stole a national election. I could continue the list but I would be writing longer than I have time for. I didn’t even start to write about what they do in Pittsfield politics. I still have not heard anything about voter rolls and voting machines, 3 months later. That is an engaged leader talking about themselves,oops I mean trash instead of what is really Important right now. Have a good weekend everyone stay safe and try to get some fresh air because the politics of this area is very stinky

Peggie Ct
Peggie Ct
Reply to  ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

Thanks to everyone on here that steered me into watching the pctv news hour. Mr. Gaetani was very impressive as the water project can save millions. And less for us payment wise for my family realized.

Buffy Muddox
Buffy Muddox
Reply to  Peggie Ct
1 month ago

He also states a winter wonderland of snow early afternoon this Monday thru Tuesday morning. That way you need not have to wait for a Ricardo parking message tying up your telephone. Drop all that expensive salt on the roads whether it needs it or not.

Jonathan Melle
Jonathan Melle
1 month ago

January 30, 2021

Hello again, Dirty Bird (Berkshire Eagle) Editors,

The Massachusetts State Democratic Party’s orchestrated homophobic smear campaign against Alex Morse’s challenge of over 3 decade long career “K Street PAC-Man” Richie Neal did not have the Congressman’s fingerprints/DNA on it, but it was very conspiratorial and mean-spirited that was meant to sink the Morse campaign in favor of the career politician incumbent.

As I recently wrote, I believe I went through a similar painful experience in Pittsfield politics (edited) beginning during the Spring of 1996 when I was all of 20 years old when my dad was a Democratic Party candidate for Berkshire County Commissioner, who served in that now abolished elected office from 1997 – mid-2000. For many years of my adult life, I have been the target of conspiratorial and mean-spirited political bullying from Pittsfield through Boston without (edited) establishment politicians leaving behind their own fingerprints/DNA.

I am 45.5-years old now in late-January of 2021, and I still have negative feelings against state and local politicians from Pittsfield through Boston because they were very hurtful and retaliatory against my dad and me. In closing, it is always the same powerful political establishment people playing the same dirty and nasty games against the little guys who stand up to the political establishment where the powerbroker politicians never leave behind their own fingerprints/DNA, but we all know they were the ones behind it all.

In Truth!

Jonathan Melle

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Our Opinion: “Cleanup time for Mass Dems”
The Berkshire Eagle, Editorial, January 29, 2021

The Massachusetts Democrats’ link to a student group’s smear against Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse raised serious concerns about the state party’s behavior amid an important election for the 1st Congressional District. ….

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J2S
J2S
Reply to  Jonathan Melle
1 month ago

What exactly were you targeted for by those you say did the targeting?Were you seeking office of some kind?

The school committee
The school committee
1 month ago

Fascist live Trump so the question is do Fascist love Putin.Are American Fascist in the Republicsn party.Can republicans be patriotic Americans or are the anti democratic beholding to Putin.Trump is the Russian asset and Qanon is the Russian conspiracy…….What party are you guys in?

The faloata buck
The faloata buck
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Red herring party.

Word Salad
Word Salad
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Seriously buddy, were you high, drunk or both when you posted this?

Buffy Muddox
Buffy Muddox
Reply to  Word Salad
1 month ago

I guess the mayor can embellish tommorrow on how much free cash the city has. Noon channel 1303 pctv. Will the city provide ordeurves through zoom?

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  Buffy Muddox
1 month ago

Maybe Tyer and Barry will do their Zumba dance.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Word Salad
1 month ago

This board loves gasoline.

ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

TDS and boarker…funny how Putin and Biden signed a treaty in the first week,seems like your Democrats are the ones in cahoots with the Ruskies

Pat
Pat
1 month ago

Thousands will be out of work from well paying jobs thanks to Biden and Kerry deciding that climate change is a good political reason to kill these jobs. Multi-millionaire Kerry won’t even give up his climate polluting private jet, but they expect huge sacrifices from Americans. Stopping the pipeline will mean huge wins for Russia, Iran, and China. Biden is especially beholden to China so he is making sure China is happy while Americans suffer.
https://www.theblaze.com/news/keystone-pipeline-worker-job-loss-biden?utm_source=theblaze-dailyAM&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily-Newsletter__AM%202021-01-31&utm_term=ACTIVE%20LIST%20-%20TheBlaze%20Daily%20AM

PJMH
PJMH
Reply to  Pat
1 month ago

You may be right – and that’s on top of the estimated 22M that were lost in FY20, correct?

The school committee
The school committee
1 month ago

MAGA Means stopping Americas minorities from voting.It also means The new white supremacist party of Trump knows they will never win the democratic fight for votes.That fight involves ideas thst promote tax cuts to the wealthy and sticking with the fossil fuel motor.Even the racist know the gas automobile is going to be replaced with electric power.That is the democratic position.America will also be heading to National Healthcare as the majority of the worlds capitalist love it.The Trumper only option is to stop and undermine voting.If they dont stop the voting in a democracy the need to say a cast vote is fake or illegal.When this fails you need a violent threat of a coup to overthrow a democraticly elected President.Trump and his republican party did just that on Jan 6th 2021 and a 2nd attemp will be tried as fascist are now all over our govetment.The fascist are very close and they are your neighbor.Most dont know what they are supporting. Ignorantly embracing their own brainwashing.

ShirlYNuts
ShirlYNuts
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

I hear Jones is looking for a lost patient

jon doe
jon doe
Reply to  ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

Don’t worry Shirly, we won’t tell them where you are.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  ShirlYNuts
1 month ago

You keep advertising

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  danvalenti
1 month ago

Einstein, how will you make electricity for your electric toy car?

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  danvalenti
1 month ago

Planet knows you must destroy the fascist or wd lose our democracy.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Good luck affording an electric car TSC. Will only Biden supporters be given money to pay for electric cars? The cost of electric cars will tank our already teetering economy. Add to that paying for all the freebies for illegal immigrants and everyone will be taxed to high heaven. That $15.00 minimum wage will pay for nothing!!

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Pat
1 month ago

ARE you in your 70s Pat? Gasoline is your life.We dont need gasoline to make a heels turn

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Hey Einstein, give us your definition of fascism.

J2S
J2S
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Let’s see what happens after the four year term of this administration is over before you decide for everyone how well it went for the whole of the country. I’m hoping for the best as we are all pieces of the puzzle that makes America go. Elected officials will do what they want once elected and we better hope it is what the majority wants also.

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

How are you going to make electricity? Unicorn farts? When are you getting an electric car? How do you heat your house?

Gee newzhr
Gee newzhr
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

Why do you have to calling yourself names. State of the City tommorow. Zero Accomplishments and a terrible Acroos the Board Administration. 12 noon channel 1303 pathetic t v

Gee newzhr
Gee newzhr
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

Embassy President wants to negotiate stimulus bill. Hellllo? You have the Votes?

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Agent 86
1 month ago

Your in your 70s

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The school committee
1 month ago

Do you really believe that solar and windmills will create enough electricity to power millions of homes and cars?