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ART FOR VENGEANCE’S SAKE … or … IT’S WHAT’S UP FRONT THAT COUNTS (OR DOES IT?)

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BY DAN VALENTI

PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY

ADD 1 9/10/21: Nothing on North (NON), Tyerville’s most “vibrant and dynamic” attraction, strikes again. A couple of NON’s denizens of the deep, who tried to burn down St. Joseph’s Church, have been nabbed. From the PPD, Lt. John Soules:

On Wednesday Aug. 4, 2021 at approximately 3:30AM, a Pittsfield Police Department (PPD) patrol officer observed a fire on the south side door of St. Joseph’s Church, located at 414 North Street in Pittsfield.  The officer requested a response from the Pittsfield Fire Department (PFD).  It was readily apparent that the fire had been intentionally set.  PFD was quickly able to extinguish the fire but the door sustained significant burn marks on both the interior and exterior sides.  

Through a determined investigative effort, two suspects were eventually identified and charged.  53-year-old Michael Innis and 34- year-old Brock Randolph were each charged with one count of Burning a Building.  Additional charges may be forthcoming.  Both men currently reside in Pittsfield, although each man has ties to the eastern part of the state.  

Anyone who witnessed this incident, or wishes to provide additional information is asked to contact the lead investigator, Detective Kim Bertelli-Hunt, at 413-448-9700 x532.

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(FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION SEPT. 10-12, 2021) — THE PLANET thanks the many who found our comment about the The Foundry’s “cutting edge” productions ROFL (Monday’s PLANET).

“A plant, three lima beans, and a frog croaking while a woman reads a bad translation of Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi,” including its memorable first word (“Merde!”).

Amy Brentano at and of The Foundry.

Such schlock passes for art at these “experimental” roadhouses.

“Experimental” = Providing  performance space for troubled men and women (mostly the latter) hung up on the past (often “daddy issues”).

When they relocate to places like Lenox or West Stockbridge, you can  predict the funding mechanism: Rich, aging, and bored patrons who still need their butts kissed.

THE PLANET now hopes that The Foundry, after having judged our dramatic creation to be sheer genius, won’t ask us for performance rights.

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Having practically minored in Absurdist Theater as an undergrad at Union College under the late, great Prof. Sam Ullman, we know the landscape well: Genet, Beckett, Ionesco, Adamov, Pinter, Jarry, Witkiewicz, Sartre, Camus, and so on. We could write a book, and may yet.

When the Absurdist movement reached its heights in the late 19th-early 20th centuries, it had something to say. Not so much in 2021, where real life has eclipsed brush art. Satire, like the Absurd, is no longer possible. In Prof. Ullman’s prophetic words, “Making the Absurd absurd is absurd.” Thus, when a venue such as The Foundry describes its work at “cutting edge,” steer clear.

THE PLANET has seen too much of that faux expression: snobbery erected to banish more than it lets in, the irony being that with 2021’s political zeitgeist, such walls get built in the name of “diversity” and “inclusion.” If not “vibrancy” and “dynamism.”

Oops! You caught us. We used the word “zeitgeist” without permission of Woody Allen. All we can say is, “Hey, when in Rome …”

Folks who pretend to enjoy such “art” provide fascinating case studies. For instance, the person who sent a letter support of The Foundry’s closing the access road to Truc’s Oriental Express restaurant on Merrit Way in West Stockbridge so Amy Brentano’s group could present outdoor entertainment.

He/she/it/they/them wrote that The Foundry “[meets] the needs of younger audiences in search of fresh ideas which [sic] brings greater relevancy to their lives.”

Right.

Lots to digest. It’s written in code. We shall attempt an Alan Turing and translate as: “Younger audiences, numbed into a zombie-like state they emulate from bad TV, find their lives pointless. Not knowing how to create their own fun, they look to others to tell them how.” Ah, the fate of the poor souls of the cradle-to-grave “Smart” generation.

Here we are now. Entertain us!” — Kurt Cobain.

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Amy Brentano, The Foundry’s founder, has an interesting c.v., appearing in a series of independent films in 1980s, the era of Big Hair and plunging necklines.

Actually, we have enormous respect for anyone who can make a living in the unpredictable world of film. We love artists who take the chance.

We realize we’re in “eye of the beholder” territory of “What’s art?”

Actually, those nearly 40 years ago, Amy did more than fall out of her top. She appeared topless with enough regularity to make Phillips’ Milk of Magnesia envious. Amy, now pushing 60, left little to the imagination in those halcyon days of youth. Decades later, we wonder if she would like to cover up — her film legacy, that is. As the old cigarette commercial put it, “It’s what’s up from that counts!”

Amy Brentano, typecast in the immortal “Blood Sisters.”

Brentano starred in such all-time greats as Breeders (from encyclopedia dot com‘s one-star review:”Ridiculous foam rubber monster attacks and impregnates women in New York”), Blood Sisters (From IMDb: “Seven girls must spend the night in an old house, which once was a brothel, as part of an initiation;” IMDb has a 3:12 trailer … THE PLANET dares you to watch it … it will be the longest 3:12 minutes of your life), and Robot Holocaust (from rankly dot com: “Neo, a drifter from the atomic-blasted wastelands, and his klutzy robot sidekick arrive at a factory where slaves labor to fuel the Dark One’s Power Station;” the site ranks this as the “4th best Amy Brentano movie”). 4th.

Ouch.

THE PLANET may be missing something, but after Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane and Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey in the 1-2 spots, the all-time listing of Top Films seems to be missing these flicks.

We do have the presenter’s greeting for Amy at the Oscars: “Here they are, Amy Brentano.”

You can’t fall out of your top if you’re not wearing one. We can’t speak for Amy, but we know from our own ’80s Hollywood fling with Full Metal Jacket‘s Lee Ermey that many young women eagerly donned birthday suits looking for their big break. Boobs in your face were as numerous as the volcanic sands of Iwo Jima. In the ’30s and ’40s, all a pretty gal had to do was sit in Schwabb’s Drugstore to be discovered. By the ’80s, you had to show your rack.

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It appeared as if Amy’s battle with neighbor Truc Ngyuens’ Oriental Express restaurant reached a Hollywood happy ending last week. Five days later, however, the West Stockbridge Select Board’s meeting (Zoom, of course) suggests otherwise. So does other scuttlebutt picked up by THE PLANET from, uh, “interested” sources. The meeting had to be muted when someone bombed with a racial slur directed at Truc and her family, who, incidentally, live in the same building that houses their location. We quote: “You [gooks] should all be fucking dead.”

Nice. Who did this? An “innocent” prankster? One of Brentano’s children? One of her friends? Some random, deranged kook? Presumably, the Town of West Stockbridge has a recording. Can forensic tools be able to trace the culprit. We hope so.

———- ooo ———-

After the meeting, Truc expressed concern for her safety and that of her family.

Understandable.

This hard-working, entrepreneurial family has been running their great restaurant for 42 years. Then comes Brentanoin 2002, up from 345 W. 88th St in Manhattan (where else?). She moves to Richmond, 576 State Road, buys the former pottery building and land, including Merritt Way, the only access road to the Oriental Express.

This summer, in violation of town rules, she hosted a series of outdoor events that not only cut off Truc’s customers but, Truc said, produced so much noise it drove away many more. That number can never be counted. Same with the money the Express lost.

Truc may be pursuing legal redress. She has 20 days to appeal the The Foundry’s special permit (Sept. 22). If action doesn’t happen within that window, Ngyuen can file a civil action, as we hear may happen.

The record seems clear. Truc and her family have been wronged. It also seems clear West Stockbridge hasn’t made proper amends.

THE PLANET notes the compromised relationship between Brentano and Select Board chair Eric Shimelonis. Shimelonis and his conflict-of-interst stink had no business anywhere near the deliberations.

————————————————————–

“What elephant?” — Jimmy Durante.

“OPEN THE WINDOW, AUNT MILLIE.”

LOVE TO ALL.

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North Street Junkie
North Street Junkie
9 days ago

You should look into her plays at local schools. She worked at some of those schools as an employee then her company contracted with the schools to do the pays. Amy doesn’t mind violating ethics and conflict of interest as long as it’s in her interest.

A municipal employee can not use their position to enhance their income or bid on projects. Good thing Amy didn’t have to bid the project, she got the play contract, lighting and sound contract, no bid. Oh and guess what selectmen worked on that gig?
Amy hiring friend and violating state contract law before it was cool.

Flat Albert
Flat Albert
9 days ago

My body my choice is now your body belongs to Biden and it’s his choice.

Same Ohnme
Same Ohnme
Reply to  Flat Albert
9 days ago

Could have sworn I saw a naked woman riding a bike today?

Jo Elgrey
Jo Elgrey
Reply to  Same Ohnme
8 days ago

You did…..goldfinger.

Downtown Dweller
Downtown Dweller
Reply to  Jo Elgrey
8 days ago

Gundelfinger. Several years ago she was pushing to make it legal for women to go topless in public.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Flat Albert
8 days ago

So glad we got rid of that dictator Donald Trump. Now we have Biden who is forcing people to get vaccines or they get tested weekly because it’s likely companies will fire non-complying employees so they don’t have the hassle of weekly testing and facing fines for non-complying employees.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Pat
8 days ago

You are so right about that Trump fella. Most of America agrees with you as well Pat. Finally we can agree on something and it feels good.

levitan
levitan
Reply to  Fizzlehead
8 days ago

Ever seen Ants? Woody Allen survives the Ant-Termite War. Ants up one by one.

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levitan
levitan
Reply to  danvalenti
8 days ago

or THEM!

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Flat Albert
8 days ago

FJB!!!

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  danvalenti
8 days ago

Copulate Traitor Joseph Stolen

levitan
levitan
Reply to  danvalenti
8 days ago

There. Now aren’t you happy you asked?

Jo Elgrey
Jo Elgrey
Reply to  danvalenti
8 days ago

Or get with the program? Lol

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Flat Albert
8 days ago

FJB!!!!

TellitLikeitIs
TellitLikeitIs
Reply to  Mad Trapper
8 days ago

FLT

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 days ago

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/college-football-fans-chant-fck-joe-biden-plays-9-11-video/

“Warning: *Harsh language in every video*
It’s a movement.

It all started last week when Trump supporters at the Virginia Tech game started chanting “@#$% Joe Biden!”
Since last week, the anti-Biden chants have spread to more games, bars and even concerts.”

Kermit Frog
Kermit Frog
Reply to  Flat Albert
8 days ago

Multiples of millions of people have been vaccinated. We probably know more then ever about the effects of vaccines. Anti vax is such primitive nonsense. You also aren’t forced to be vaccinated. Keep yourself out of public jobs, out of public schools, hospitals and public transport if you don’t want to be vaccinated. And stay the f home and die there when you get sick.

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Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Kermit Frog
8 days ago

Thank you. Exactly how I feel. If you don’t believe there is a virus or you don’t believe in vaccines or the medical advice then don’t go begging for help at the ICU when you get it. You can’t have it both ways.

Kermit Frog
Kermit Frog
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

There is zero commitment to public good in the US. This is why we can’t have nice things. You go to Israel or another country and its expected we all work together to fight this thing. America is going down the drain due to stupidity. I think WSJ just had an op ed about that.

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Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Kermit Frog
7 days ago

It is like trying to stop climate change. The stupidity just keeps coming only in bigger amounts. Man was once anointed the most intelligent of all the animals. Even the platypuses are laughing at us now. They are all saying, buh bye now humans, buh bye. We are taking our planet back and we will get along just fine without you.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kermit Frog
7 days ago

Israel is on the 4th jab and have raging Covid infections

Shirleyknuts
Shirleyknuts
Reply to  Kermit Frog
8 days ago

If you do stay home and stay away from the vaccinated carriers you will survive. So you vaccinated people should stay the f home!

Kermit Frog
Kermit Frog
Reply to  Shirleyknuts
7 days ago

Et tu, Shirley? I didn’t pin you as that side.

Shirleyknuts
Shirleyknuts
Reply to  Kermit Frog
7 days ago

I am on the side of personal responsibility. I know people personally who are vaccinated and got other people sick so all sides she keep their distance and make sure they wash their hands and only go out on a need to basis. I still am waiting for the UN to sue China for this Worldwide Pandemic that they caused. I am starting to think the swine flu was their start in all of this biological war

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Shirleyknuts
7 days ago

Sue China? Do you have any idea what one and a half billion people laughing sounds like?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kermit Frog
8 days ago

So why is FJB letting in all the undocumented hordes across the border green SOB?

Taco Hell
Taco Hell
Reply to  Kermit Frog
7 days ago

You don’t know the long term effects of the vaccine. Having over 80% of the documented in the US vaccinated runs the risk of killing 80% of America in under 5 years.
What if, in three years they find out it causes a gene mutation that causes cancer? That puts 80% of the population at risk.
What if in three years they find out it makes both women and men sterile. With the open souther border, it will turn the USA into Mexico lite.

It’s not just the life saving properties of the vax that are of question, it’s the long term effects that are the concern.
It’s also the massively illegal overreach by the senile Joe Biden.
Want mandatory vaccination, it’s America pass a law.
It’s been 9 months, Biden could have moved his party to pass a vaccination bill.

https://youtu.be/OgVKvqTItto

Kermit Frog
Kermit Frog
Reply to  Taco Hell
7 days ago

No, that is nonsense. Poor Fauci. He must be so depressed.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kermit Frog
7 days ago

Fauci is the architect of the whole disease. He funded the research in US Universities and in China. He is in bed with Pfizer and making a ton of loot by killing people.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Taco Hell
7 days ago

and what are the long term effects of having the virus in your body?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Less than getting the jab and better immunity.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kermit Frog
7 days ago

Seems you’ve got the vaccine induced blood clots in your cranium. Better get that checked out

Seventh Planet
Seventh Planet
8 days ago

Any chance of Hunter Biden performing there?

levitan
levitan
Reply to  Seventh Planet
8 days ago

Great idea! He could do a play entitled, The Elegant Bribe. A first for him.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Seventh Planet
8 days ago

With hookers from China?

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Mad Trapper
8 days ago

Better hope Putin does not release his tape of the ex president getting peed on by underage girls. You will get to see the real Donald if he does.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Bidens are sick SOBs, the stuff on Hunter’s laptop is so vile it makes the Devil happy

Dynamic Vibrator
Dynamic Vibrator
Reply to  Fizzlehead
6 days ago

I watching Biden shit on the people of the U.S..

Rule 5
Rule 5
Reply to  Fizzlehead
6 days ago

Fake

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
8 days ago

Why do men get away with walking around in only a speedo, but women who show their boobs face ostracism? Why is Ghislaine Maxwell in a federal prison cell in NYC for alleged sex trafficking charges, while twice convicted Felon Bill Clinton – who has 26 flight logs on Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet – the U.K.’s Prince Andrew, Bill Gates, and other rich and powerful men go untouched? (pun attended). Why does Hunter Biden get to write and publish a book in 2021 about how he paid strippers and sex workers for sex, has at least 5 (neglected) children by at least 3 different women, used to smoke crack cocaine every 15 minutes, drown himself in alcohol, slept with his late-brother’s widow, and is an alleged money launderer of hundreds of millions of dollars from China, along with millions of dollars from Russia and Ukraine? It always seems to me that women get picked on and/or indicted for their sexual behavior, while men – Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Prince Andrew, Hunter Biden, Donald Trump – get a pass.

Lastly, if men want to end abortion, then U.S. Congress and/or the U.S. Supreme Court should pass a law that states that men cannot legally have sex with women unless men sign a legal contract to be a loving and providing partner and father to the woman and child. There is no form of birth control EVER that works 100 percent of the time. So long as a man’s sperm reaches and fertilizes a woman’s egg, the woman will become pregnant and may have a newborn baby. It is that simple; so men, stop harassing and persecuting women about their reproductive rights when it takes 2 for a woman to become pregnant!

Gobsig
Gobsig
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
8 days ago

So long as Pete White doesn’t go around in a Speedo I think we’ll be ok.

Ghost Rider
Ghost Rider
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
7 days ago

Jon, you seem to have the birth control thing ‘well in hand.’ How many years you been living in the cellar and you haven’t knocked up your fist once. Kudos!!!!!

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
Reply to  Ghost Rider
7 days ago

Masturbation is an effective form of a man not getting a woman pregnant. I don’t want to be like Hunter Biden and get multiple women pregnant with would be neglected children. Abortion is such a big issue in the news after Texas legally made ALL abortions illegal and pays bounty hunters to tell on women and their loved ones who participate in women’s constitutionally protected right to have an abortion. My point is that birth control does not guarantee that a man won’t get his woman partner pregnant.

Roberto DelHalitoso
Roberto DelHalitoso
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
6 days ago

I’ll bet you liked it when Dan played shaking all over on his tv show.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
8 days ago

Might have just put the Foundry on the map and boosted interest in it. She is going to need a bigger parking lot.

P.T. Barnum is reputed to have said, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity.”

Truc You
Truc You
Reply to  Fizzlehead
8 days ago

If someone called you a racist and a pedophile, is that good publicity too?

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Truc You
8 days ago

Might be in Alabama

Shirleyknuts
Shirleyknuts
Reply to  Fizzlehead
8 days ago

Is that near NA

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Or if you are a Democrat

levitan
levitan
Reply to  Fizzlehead
8 days ago

All publicity is good in that it puts you in people’s mind. However, marketers would worry about it’s doing there.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
8 days ago

Whoa, Dan, wasn’t expecting to see Amy’s twins with my morning coffee!
Planet porn!
Going artsy-fartsy?

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  danvalenti
8 days ago

Does she frequent Methuselahs? Seems to have the vibe.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
8 days ago

Amy’s one fugly liberal wench, clothes or no clothes

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Mad Trapper
8 days ago

Three layers of condoms wouldn’t let me hit that , fudgly WENCEH!!!

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Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

You can’t unsee that!!!!

Shirleyknuts
Shirleyknuts
8 days ago

I don’t understand how in this bluest of blue area we can have such hate and uncaring behavior!! I thought this is the behavior of those terrible Red Republicans and of course their terrible leader(who was raised blue and switched) Trump!! I can’t believe this has even made the nightly fake news!!

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
8 days ago

FJB!!!

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/joe-bidens-plan-forced-vaccinations-american-workers-not-include-illegal-aliens/

“So revoke your citizenship, go cross the Mexican border illegally, and you won’t have to comply with vaccine mandates and you’ll get free everything.”

“At some point, Americans may wake up and see that these people in power are at war with them.
They really don’t like you.”

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/will-fight-biden-gates-protect-liberty-gop-governors-prepare-sue-biden-admin-unconstitutional-vax-mandate/

‘We Will Fight Biden to the Gates of Hell to Protect Liberty’ – GOP Governors Prepare to Sue Biden Admin Over Unconstitutional Vax Mandate”
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/ohio-senate-candidate-j-d-vance-calls-mass-civil-disobedience-response-joe-bidens-tyrannical-mandates/

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/biden-slams-hand-podium-bolts-reporter-asks-vax-mandate-constitutional-video/

Biden Slams Hand on Podium and Bolts as Reporter Asks if Vax Mandate is Constitutional

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/biden-declares-war-unvaccinated-americans-patience-wearing-thin-refusal-cost-us-video/

Biden Declares War on Unvaccinated Americans ‘Our Patience is Wearing Thin and Your Refusal Has Cost All Of Us’

How to legally fight the JAB:

https://news.gab.com/2021/07/29/important-download-covid-vaccine-religious-exemption-documents-here/

Last edited 8 days ago by Mad Trapper
Jo Elgrey
Jo Elgrey
Reply to  Mad Trapper
8 days ago

Let’s have a Cabaret……Foundry?

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  danvalenti
8 days ago

Maybe the Generalissimo should knock on her door. She might have a part in a play for him. Strange bedfellows but

J2S
J2S
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

I hope Generalissimo doesn’t have a lit cigar when it comes to his seen.

Just Generaal
Just Generaal
Reply to  danvalenti
4 days ago

The Odd Couple has already been exhausted.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  danvalenti
7 days ago

Be careful they don’t bend you over Dan!

Hated Taxpayer
Hated Taxpayer
Reply to  Mad Trapper
8 days ago

FJB !!! We need hats.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Hated Taxpayer
8 days ago

We need a President, not an installed demented POS

Hated Taxpayer
Hated Taxpayer
Reply to  Mad Trapper
8 days ago

Agreed. Our constitution is in tatters. I predict lockdowns and food shortages soon. Next will be you can shop at stores or get gas if you are not vaccinated

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Hated Taxpayer
8 days ago

You would not recognize the constitution if it bit you in the ass. C’mon man..

Hated Taxpayer
Hated Taxpayer
Reply to  Fizzlehead
8 days ago

Please. Biden is a joke. Get a clue

J2S
J2S
Reply to  Hated Taxpayer
8 days ago

A bad joke at that!

levitan
levitan
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Well, wouldn’t recognize it rolled up into a baseball bat. The preamble got lost in the process.

Last edited 7 days ago by levitan
Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

You can’t abide by the Constitution.

Shirleyknuts
Shirleyknuts
Reply to  Hated Taxpayer
8 days ago

Don’t worry we have pretty bike lanes you can peddle your bike in no gas needed! However you may need food for all the energy you will consuming, unfortunately we won’t have much so our national weight issue will go away and with it all the comorbidities!! What a win/win!

J2S
J2S
Reply to  Hated Taxpayer
7 days ago

This is where we are at with our constitution from those who have tattered it.

‘Harmful Content’: National Archives Slaps Warning on Constitution, Other Founding Documents

Being the compassionate federal government agency it is, the NARA decided to caution readers before they access digital copies of the (pick one, or more: “troubling,” “offensive,” “dangerous,” “racist,” et al.) apparently controversial documents. So, a “Potentially Harmful Content” alert now appears above the NARA entire online catalog. It reads as
follows. Emphasis, mine.

https://redstate.com/mike_miller/2021/09/08/harmful-content-national-archives-slaps-warning-on-constitution-other-founding-
documents-n440081

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  J2S
7 days ago

US Constitution is harmful and offensive to Fizzleheads and their ilk.

LegalEagle
LegalEagle
8 days ago

LMAO!

WayveraLee
WayveraLee
Reply to  LegalEagle
8 days ago

I’ve seen better tweets on a goat. And as a member in good standing with Greylock C U I’d appreciate it if they wouldn’t underwrite P C T. Hate to see the F C C fine my bank

Hated Taxpayer
Hated Taxpayer
8 days ago

If our DA had a rack like that …….

Milt Plum
Milt Plum
Reply to  Hated Taxpayer
8 days ago

I hear her favorite all pro football player is Jim Marshall.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
8 days ago

Happy with that? DemoRAATS and RINOS installed a worthess POS ! !!

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Mad Trapper
8 days ago

I am loving seeing you twist in the wind big fella…three more years I get to watch you squirm like a mouse in a trap. Keep up the whining, it looks good on you.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Traitor Joe won’t last 4 years and the one in the on deck circle is much worse.

Pat
Pat
8 days ago

Press Secretary Jenn Psaki would not answer the question of why Americans are being pushed to get the vaccines while illegal immigrants are just allowed to walk into the country. She just cut off the FOX news reporter when he asked that question by saying, “That’s right”, but giving no explanation as to why.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Pat
8 days ago

Better thanmaking up lies like Sarah Sanders or McKayleigh or Shaun Spicer.

Hated Taxpayer
Hated Taxpayer
Reply to  Fizzlehead
8 days ago

Wow you are more of a left wing but then I thought. Just go put your tin foil hat on

levitan
levitan
Reply to  Hated Taxpayer
7 days ago

I don’t think FH will reconsider after that salvo….

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Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Hated Taxpayer
7 days ago

Registered Independent. Do my own thinking. Don’t need FOX news to tell me what to think. Can do it all by myself. I allow myself to actually evaluate BOTH sides of an issue. No Hannity or Carlson embedded in my head forming my opinions for me. Try it sometime. It is refreshing not being owned.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

You were stupid enough to vote for an imbecile for POTUS.

He’s made USA laughing stock of the whole world.

Hell Toupee
Hell Toupee
Reply to  Fizzlehead
6 days ago

Who’s the last Republican you voted for?

Shirleyknuts
Shirleyknuts
Reply to  Pat
8 days ago

Ah yes wasn’t she the one saying she would be transparent and professional,hee,hee. I would be laughing my arse off if it didn’t scare the bejeezes out of me as to how much more harm our government can do….not sure who, besides our resident D idiots on this board, could look at what has happened since January and feel good about the direction our country is heading. At least Obama and Clinton didn’t screw up this badly

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Shirleyknuts
7 days ago

Herd immunity is no longer the goal we must reach to stop COVID because the Biden administration knows we can never reach that goal with all of the immigrants and now refugees pouring into the country who are unvaccinated. Some do get vaccinated, but the majority do not. The surge in COVID cases happened first in the states at the border with the flow of illegals entering the country and in July and August which is an unusual time for a virus to spread. July and August of 2020 was a very slow time for the virus, but the Delta variant was brought into the country by the huge influx of immigrants and by an administration that ran on protecting us from COVID.

Auto Phil
Auto Phil
8 days ago

I voted for Biden, not because I completely disliked Trump. I wasn’t even worried about “Trump as President” – it was more a worry of the rest of the country under another Trump presidency. It was getting ugly.

In hindsight, a Trump Presidency is looking like it may have been the better of two evils, not worse.

Biden’s new vaccine mandates signal a desperate effort to appear in control when in reality, nothing is working. Nothing.

We have spent the last 18 months with the government and politicians saying one thing and then completely flopping around 2, 4, 6 months later.

Don’t wear a mask.
Wear a mask.

Kids are vectors of the virus.
Kids are not affected by the virus.
Kids will kill their elderly teachers.
Kids have a better chance of being struck by lightening than dying from Covid.
Kids are filling up hospitals.
Kids are mostly asymptomatic.

The vaccine works.
The vaccine is effective but not completely effective.
The vaccine effectiveness wanes after six months.
Vaccine boosters will be available in September. (With absolutely no data on the safety of boosters)

Breakthrough cases are rare.
Breakthrough cases now make up 40% of new cases in Massachusetts.

Everyone must be vaccinated to end this pandemic.
(Also see, previous statement).

We just continue to head nowhere fast. Consistently and constantly. There is no end in sight because they keep moving the goal posts.

God Bless America

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Auto Phil
8 days ago

Whatever happened to reaching herd immunity and we would be good? Dr. Biden scrapped that plan too. Kamala yesterday saying that women should have control over our own bodies when it comes to abortion, but forget about it when it comes to getting vaccines. When it comes to vaccines, Dr. Biden makes the decision.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Pat
8 days ago

IM-POTUS is a demented fool.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 days ago

Dr. Biden is now pushing booster vaccines even though 2 people in his administration recently resigned over his booster shot decisions because they think that Biden isn’t following the science. Biden shouldn’t be the one making these decisions.

Kermit Frog
Kermit Frog
Reply to  Auto Phil
7 days ago

No one has been able to predict anything and people are fed up. I get that. If we look at the countries that have done good with vaccinating they are in a better place.

It used to be that people who hated the govt threw out their tvs and moved to Wyoming or some such place to be 30 miles from the nearest person. Now the tv is broadcasting disbelief in the govt. I would bet Tucker Carlson is vaccinated. Apparently he os huge source to the NYT too, talks out of both sides of his mouth.

I don’t know anything about the border. That situation seems the same as it has always been. Are they still putting people they capture in the clink?

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  danvalenti
7 days ago

so are there people who know how to be certain about mutating viruses? Bring them upfront then…we need people who can predict the future track of mutating viruses for sure

Shirleyknuts
Shirleyknuts
Reply to  Kermit Frog
6 days ago

Have you heard anything about Louisiana?? The place is destroyed and our so called government is not helping out at all. People are going without power or food. Where is the news? If Trump was the President we would not be able to turn anywhere without seeing the pictures of the starving people in destroyed houses and our government looking like the Hunger Games!! Where are the adults?

Dynamic Vibrator
Dynamic Vibrator
8 days ago

It would be great to organize a demonstration supporting the restaurant.

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
7 days ago

Harvard Politics reports on Beacon Hill’s mockery of democracy.

Critical Mass: Local Organizing in the Fight for a Progressive Massachusetts – Harvard Political Review (harvardpolitics.com)

The de facto one political party ruled by the old guard has a monopoly in state government in Boston. Progressives are trying to change Beacon Hill’s systemic power grab over the people and taxpayers of Massachusetts by using community engagement. However, Beacon Hill lawmakers face little competitive opposition at election time, and they rule by retaliation against anyone who speaks out and/or opposes the incumbent career politicians. If citizens, activist groups and taxpayers want to be treated favorably in Boston, then they have to fall in line with Beacon Hill’s top down power structure. In my experience with Beacon Hill lawmakers, when my dad, a former Berkshire County Commissioner, and myself dissented against their iron grip on political power, we both faced years of retribution, including state “ethics” complaints (if one works for the Massachusetts state or local government), taking away one’s job and blacklisting one from future employment, spreading vicious rumors against one to the community, making false, one-sided and unfair allegations against one to the police, conspiratorially having people in their political network bully and threaten one without leaving behind the politician’s own fingerprints/DNA, never receiving a written response to one’s letters to the politicians, having politicians and people block one’s emails and social media postings, and having the news media shut one out from publishing your political letters. My opinion of Massachusetts state government is that it only does DISSERVICES against the people and taxpayers, unless, of course, one is politically-connected and fills the Democratic Party’s campaign coffers with a lot of money. But at least Elizabeth Warren says she fights for Main Street over Wall Street (with little to no success), and Ed Markey of Chevy Chase Maryland promises to save the world from global warming (with all of his hot air in the U.S. Senate chamber).

J2S
J2S
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
7 days ago

“Democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover they can vote themselves largesse out of the public treasure. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidate promising the most benefit from the public treasury, with the result that democracy always collapses over a loose fiscal policy, always to be followed by a dictatorship….”

— Alexander Fraser Tytler

J2S
J2S
Reply to  danvalenti
7 days ago

Whatever government assists or provides, it controls. And the second you become a dependent on government is when you become a subject
rather than a citizen.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
7 days ago

2121 Americans died of Covid this past Thursday. 95% of them were unvaccinated and probably stubborn Trump supporters. Trump, his family and almost every republican senator and congressman and their families are vaccinated.
Still, by some unfathomable logic, there are people who will not get vaccinated and wear it as a badge of loyalty to Trump. Even though he himself got it for him and those he loved.
300 people tested positive in PIttsfield in the last two weeks. No one knows how many deaths because they have apparently stopped listing them.

Fact Checker 2.0
Fact Checker 2.0
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

A majority of the unvaccinated in the US are poor and are POC. Not really the Trump base.
There are more and more unvaccinated in the US every day, check the Southern border.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

List the source for your statistics.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Neither site shows an unvaccinated rate of 95% Fizz.
How about posting real facts instead of “facts” from an alternate reality,
You’re making stuff up, just like your buddy Pointstoponder.

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Dynamic Vibrator
Dynamic Vibrator
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

He pulls them out of his back side

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Dynamic Vibrator
6 days ago

Fritz pulls his facts out his colostomy bag. Do what ya gotta do dude.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
6 days ago

I was going to dress up as a liberal for Halloween, but I can’t get my head up my butt like You do.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

President Trump is the last person most people are thinking about when making their decision to get the vaccine. On the other hand, the real people NOT getting the vaccine are African Americans and Hispanics and they listened very well to Joe and Kamala telling them before the election that the vaccines should not be trusted because President Trump was promoting them. I knew this would come back to haunt them and this country because I said at the time that many Americans are fearful of vaccines and the political rhetoric of Joe and Kamala would not help the situation.

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  Pat
7 days ago

That is 100% correct. If you remember during the Vice Presidential debates, Mike Pence even warned Kamala about making the vaccine political.

levitan
levitan
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Didn’t Biden say in the Oct. debate that he didn’t trust the vaccines that we are getting? I heard it and so did millions others. Is reluctance is 1) majority and growing. 2) politically or geographically defined?

How about Berkshire County? Are the non-vaccinated: majority or substantial and are they politically defined?

Note who is protesting vaccine mandates: hospital workers, first responders, government workers (need cit.). Doesn’t sound partisan

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  levitan
7 days ago

AND the military.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

Have you ever tried to defend your country when half your men were sick as hell with a disease? Does not work well. Use your head here.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Source for stating that 50% of military are sick with covid?

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

Try following the bouncing ball Fritz. The vaccine is to PREVENT 50% of them becoming sick and useless if called upon. Geeesh! Nobody said they were already sick. Maybe that is your problem, that you do not know the vaccine is to be used before you get sick.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

You mean 50% are “woke jokes” now?

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 days ago

well, 100% of you, you infantile moron

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Your the one who voted for Traitor Joe, not me.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  levitan
7 days ago

Rand Paul Rep. Kentuckly senator. Ron Desantis, rep Florida gov. Greg Abbott, Rep Texas gov. Kristi Noem, Rep. South Dakota gov. And that is just a snapshot.

levitan
levitan
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Doesn’t answer my question: is the unvaccinated a substantial number and growing? And, is the split defined along partisan lines? Where are the unvaccinated? In each region, is the distinction between VAc/NotVac predictable?

Finally: apply these questions t Berkshire County.

Finally…public groups objecting to mandates are not partisan; is that something worth considering?

Last! I’m not sure how to filter those who have biochemical based rational (ie have developed immunological memory for manufacturing immunoglobulin (antibodies) that are specific for COVID-19) basis for asserting natural immunity into the question, so I will disregard them. Maybe later.

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Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  levitan
6 days ago

You have two finally s and one last so I think you may be beyond any covid education. Also, I don’t think you really care to learn or you would be looking this stuff up yourself.

levitan
levitan
Reply to  Fizzlehead
6 days ago

I don’t understand your hostility. Did I insult you? Certainly didn’t intend to – my apologies.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Isn’t it interesting that members of Congress and their aides are EXEMPT?
Why is that, Fizz?

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/members-congress-aides-exempt-bidens-vax-mandate/

J2S
J2S
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

675,000 USPS employees are also exempted also. Unreal! Is it because they are a huge voting bloc that democrats are afraid of pissing off and losing votes over? That according to the ones claiming you must get the jab is a bunch of shit. Reminds me of all the Obama Care exemptions given out too a certain few.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

Vaccination rate a Pfizer is only ~ 50%

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

And why are the millions of people, like myself, who have already had covid and now have 13X the immunity (compared to vaccines) to covid due to natural antibodies – why are we not exempt from the vaccine?
Fauci the Fraud didn’t have an answer!

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/dont-firm-answer-fauci-asked-people-natural-immunity-required-get-covid-vax-video/

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

And Fizz, my final post in regards to your ridiculous statistical claim – the vaccines have proven to be ineffective and now require booster shots. Big Pharma wins!

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2021-09-10/corona-doom-20-vaccine-mandate

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

Not ineffective but wearing off. Just like the flu shots. They were produced under emergency conditions for a disease we are still learning about and which is mutating every day. If it is allowed to continue to mutate it could become impossible to make a vaccine for. That is why it is important to knock it way back now. (actually before now)

and please, expand your information sources. Yours are not exactly considered bastions of intellectual reasoning.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Please post exact reference of your claim that 95% of 2021 deaths were unvaccinated. And by unvaccinated I mean people who have NEVER received a vax. Many unreliable sources are including those who have received a vax within 2 weeks of their deaths.

Hated Taxpayer
Hated Taxpayer
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

Plus if you have cancer and are on hospice care and you get the wuhan virus on 9/1 and die on 9/3 they attribute your death to the virus. Ummmm no !

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Pat
Pat
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

Our area is one of the most vaccinated in the country, but we still had a terrible COVID outbreak at North Adams Commons that killed many vaccinated patients and proved that it’s more than a small percentage of the vaccinated who get COVID and can die. Apparently a staff member at that nursing home went to Florida where the Delta variant is raging and brought it back to the nursing home. The border states of this country are where the Delta variant has been spreading. The left wants to blame it on the Republican politicians while ignoring the influx of immigrants who are unvaccinated during a pandemic.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

You see a Guinea Pig when you look in the mirror Fizz.

They never yet have done the full testing on any of the vaccines. The “news” of vaccine approval was a smoke screen to try to mandate the jab. And the “vaccines” certainly do have permanent side effects in some individuals. Clots in tissues littered with spike proteins.

All this for a virus that 99% of infected either are asymptomatic or make a full recovery with stronger natural immunity.

Your arms going to look like pin cushion

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Mad Trapper
6 days ago

Over four and a half million have died worldwide from covid. Do not know if they were asymptomatic or not, but they are ALL DEAD. So for me I feel like my chances are better with the vaccine. We are all going to die someday but I personally hope to get hit by a bus and die from the impact, rather than gasp for air for two or three weeks in an ICU staring helplessly at the ceiling with the grim reaper hovering over me.
And then there are the “long haulers” who got it and can’t seem to get rid of it. Life sucks for them and I don’t want to chance that either. I took the easy way out and got two pin pricks in my arm.

Merry & Bright
Merry & Bright
7 days ago

Either crime in Tyerville no longer exist or it is so bad that our Mayor and her pal Wynn do not want taxpayers to know what is happening. Taxpayers who try to access the PPD Daily Police Log are now getting greeted with a post stating they have FORBIDDEN ACCESS. Is this just another blockage of information to Tyer’s Vibrant and Dynamic City? Tyer seems to get off on neglecting to communicate to taxpayers?

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Merry & Bright
7 days ago

I am quite sure that if there were any accidents on North street due to the WTF cones, lines of all colors and direction, and other assorted supposed instructional apparatus, the mayor would NOT WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT IT. And this sort of thing shows up on the police log making it taboo info as far as the public goes. It would make her look like an idiot, so sorry, no more information about bicycle accidents on North street. Never happened and don’t believe it if someone shows you a video of it.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  danvalenti
6 days ago

Of course there were and there may be lawsuits involved as well. Let me know if you here anything concrete.

PPD Sucks
PPD Sucks
Reply to  danvalenti
6 days ago

I watched a bike hit a car when trying to navigate the bike lane transition broke the back window of the car and put a hell of a dent in the trunk.
Bicycle guy wanted to leave, thankfully his bike tire was damaged but he still tried walking away with his bike. Cops came and I waited to be a witness.
Cops told the guy to go, wrote a report with no information on the biker. White down NO ID/unknown.

J2S
J2S
Reply to  Merry & Bright
7 days ago

Across the country these police log/reports are and have been disappearing. Much of the reason is the woke crowd insisting that all things law enforcement be reimagined. This crowd insisted that it would harm anyone breaking the law and chance of employment and other things in daily life. Kinda like our social justice DA that thinks some criminals should not have to be prosecuted because of what effect it may have on them.

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  J2S
7 days ago

I’d be curious if she would be so soft on crime if those same people were stealing her families store blind? I’m betting not.

Last edited 7 days ago by Markus Aurelius
laughingstock
laughingstock
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
7 days ago

Social justice DA Harrington just wanted to be the face of the chief law enforcement agency in the county. But now that job is being done by Andy McKeever, a scribe for a community newsletter. Pittsfield has a crime rate that is higher than 96% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes. It would be funny if it werent so shocking.

In The Know
In The Know
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
7 days ago

When some POC allegedly stole from her husband’s store, the racial slurs flowed freely from her mouth.

J2S
J2S
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
6 days ago

A big HELL NO she wouldn’t be soft on someone who stole from her family’s store. If she did not prosecute, it would be for political purposes only and she would be fuming inside while announcing it with a smile.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

On this 20th anniversary of 9/11, O’Biden calls islam a”religion of peace.” Islamic terrorists attacked us on 9/11. Their motto is “convert to islam or die.” O’Biden just gave the taliban 20billion dollars of U.S. equipment to further their cause.
He should be tried for treason!
What a slap in the face for America!

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/09/10/joe-biden-marks-20th-anniversary-of-9-11-criticizing-dark-forces-in-america-against-peaceful-religion-of-islam/

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 days ago

85 billion.

Next time D-Rats push gun control tell them to get all those back. Or go there and do some background checks…….

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 days ago

Isn’t it about time mom gave you a Happy Meal and put you down for a nap?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
7 days ago

Too much fun popping liberal bubbles

Racist Amy
Racist Amy
7 days ago

I have no doubt that Amy Brentano orchestrated the zoom bombing and is a racist. Her supporters have used racist language, have stood in the street making fun of Trucs, even in the meeting supporters were using blatantly Asian props and making anti Asian comments.
“Maybe they think it’s pot because they use so many spices in their food”
There was some transgender abomination with one of those Asian parasol umbrellas.
Amy made a Facebook video making fun of Trucs. The Truc family has quietly lived in and run a business for over 40 years in West Stockbridge. Amy Brentano is a gender confused interloper who lives in Richmond and doesn’t think the rules should apply to her. When questioned she assembled a bunch of her same type racist gender confused buddies and made life a living hell for the Trucs.
Who does that except racists? Amy Brentano and her clan and friends are dyed in the wool racists.

General Equztion
General Equztion
Reply to  Racist Amy
7 days ago

These Hamie seems like a real pig

Merry & Bright
Merry & Bright
7 days ago

Like everyone today, I also thought back on where I was 20 years ago during 9/11. It was and still is such a sad scary day in USA’s history. Although, as I was thinking back to the days following this terrible disaster, I can remember feeling so proud to be an American and also there was a huge sense of unity among all Americans. We were all equal for a few days, people cared about each other. Today I feel more sad about the state our Country is in present day. Twenty years ago, people were so unified and proud. People stood for our National Anthem, no one had to kneel, we didn’t need two separate anthems. People called our policemen and fire fighters heroes, there was no thought of defunding these agencies. Politicians forgot whether they were democrat or republican. We had a President that reached out to the Country personally, not by a scripted video, tele-prompter or cue cards. People cared about each other. Just wish our Country could get just a bit of this unification back. Unfortunately, unification seems to be falling apart more and more each day. All I can say is God Bless America, we need help.

levitan
levitan
Reply to  Merry & Bright
6 days ago

Factionalism. We have been warned. J. Cesar writes that the National Parties guard against it, but here it is.

The school committee
The school committee
6 days ago

President Bush made the point that the terror attack on 911 is the same terror as 1/6/2021 ,both are an attempt at destroying America and to weaken us from outside and now they are on the inside and that poison to destroy us is American born and now mostly Christian and white with the people house being destroyed yet this Trump board sees nothing.The republican party harbors these people inside our goverment.The surpress Americans by any means and the vow of silence and blind sheep are following their leader Don Trump as they procede with another attempt to overthrow the will of the people in a democracy……What are the planets thoughts on the LIE Trump spreads through the largest media company on earth FOX

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  danvalenti
6 days ago

After examination of all sources you trust do you believe Trumps lie about his lie.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  danvalenti
6 days ago

I feel that FOX does football very well. But their excuse for “news” is actually propaganda that tears this country apart. If FOX news shut down for one year this country might begin to act civil and try to meet in the middle. Fox news is one big stone throwing disruptive force whose goal is to keep the flaming chaos going. Nothing about them is patriotic or American. Putin probably owns most of the stock.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Fizzlehead
6 days ago

You voted for him……..

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/putins-puppet-russians-now-barking-orders-joe-biden-us-base-central-asian-region/

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), the GOP leader of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, joined Maria Bartiromo on Sunday Morning Futures this morning.

During their discussion, McCaul confirmed that China is looking to take control of the abandoned Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

McCaul also told Maria that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is now barking orders at Joe Biden. The Russian president told Biden he against any US base in the Central Asian “Stan” region.

Joe Biden is now leading from behind — the Taliban, China AND Russia!

Seventh Planet
Seventh Planet
Reply to  Fizzlehead
6 days ago

Will you stop with the PMSNBCNN fake news. It’s getting really old.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  danvalenti
6 days ago

Dan,I know you are aware that the National Security Department,CIA and FBI all agree as Bush does and the majority of the country knows that since the early 90s that my family and yours and our countrys Number 1 threat is your next door neighbor the domestic terrorist. Fox propaganda is promoting the dismantling of democracy by promotion of thevlie splitting us in two.Those that vote and lose keep listening to the loop of lies of the Fox feed for rookie followers of goverment.Anyway you avoid the easy answer to question of do you believe Trump lies about a massive organized deep state cheat.

J2S
J2S
Reply to  The school committee
6 days ago

FGB!

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  J2S
6 days ago

Bush!!! Head for the mountains!

Acute Angina
Acute Angina
Reply to  The school committee
6 days ago

Democrats never cared for Bush. He won’t be popular with Republicans now that he sides with Chuck the cluck and nitwit Nancy.

As the rhyming reversed Jackson said. “Stay out da Bushes.”

Eagle Sucks
Eagle Sucks
6 days ago

The Berkshire Eagle has reached a new low in narcissistic reporting.
“On 9/11, a day unlike any other unfolds at The Berkshire Eagle, North Adams Transcript

By Jimmy Nesbitt, The Berkshire Eagle
Several former and current Eagle staffers who were on duty Sept. 11, 2001, tell their stories of that day in their own words.”

No one cares! You were safely away from any level of danger. You got your news from the wire services and the TV then you wasted resources by sending a reporter to New York, that was just being stupid.
And the big story, you are self aggrandizing whores at fifty cents a copy. You should be ashamed to have even run that piece.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Eagle Sucks
6 days ago

But they got a big new press. A few months ago they were running a go fund me so they could hire a reporter to cover city hall. Must have gotten a great deal on that press huh?

laughingstock
laughingstock
Reply to  Eagle Sucks
6 days ago

I’m surpirsed the DA didn’t hold a press conference to detail the injustice of racial bias of our police with facts and demographic data.

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  laughingstock
6 days ago

She would if there was a problem. There’s little to no racial bias in the police departments in the Berkshires.

The only “racial bias,” is DA Wrong Way herself and sentencing a white man to two years in jail for burning hay bales. A black female at Simon Rock College, committed multiple felony offenses and wasted police resources in not only manpower, but taxpayers money as well. No charges filed.’

Tell me I’m wrong?

laughingstock
laughingstock
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
6 days ago

If you’re not wrong and I don’t think so then this bio from the NCAAP is f**g lie. Where is the “shameful scourge of racial bias here in Berkshire County” she mentions in her bio exactly?
https://www.naacpberkshires.org/announcements/new-county-da-andrea-harrington-will-be-the-featured-guest-at-our-february-general-meeting/

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
6 days ago

“Yesterday Traitor Joe surrounded himself with his puppet masters, while demonizing the American people. Meanwhile, President Trump surrounded himself with the American people. “

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J2S
J2S
Reply to  Mad Trapper
6 days ago

And the Jack Wagon media pounced that Trump wasn’t around in his hometown. He was with the real American people and not the elite touch holes.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  J2S
6 days ago

Hes in his tax haven state

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
6 days ago

He met with police and firefighters in NYC, to cheers applause, and requests for autographs.

Spagirlfrommass
Spagirlfrommass
6 days ago

Dan
Do you happen to know why citizens cannot have access to the Pittsfield Police log?

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Spagirlfrommass
6 days ago

The chief would probably tell you if he was allowed to.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
6 days ago

Pittsfield, MA made the headlines in the weekend edition of Barron’s magazine. According to the National Assoc. of Realtors, Pittsfield had the highest year-over-year increase in home prices – 46.5%. Beat out Austin & Naples!

Sold my house a few years too early! Darn!

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
6 days ago

September 12, 2021

Hello Patrick Fennell,

Lenox Massachusetts State Representative Smitty Pignatelli is Exhibit A in the government screwing over the people. Smitty wrote op-eds endorsing the HORRIBLE settlement between the corrupt EPA and heavily indebted GE, which puts a toxic waste leaky landfill full of GE’s PCBs in the Town of Lee Massachusetts.

At an EPA appeal hearing earlier this month of September of 2021, Judge Aaron P. Avila questioned why it made sense to bury PCBs pulled from the Housatonic within the river’s own watershed. “Intuitively, doesn’t that seem kind of odd?” he asked.

I, and many others, have been writing to the Dirty Bird (The Berkshire Eagle) for decades that capped landfills do not last forever, and they eventually need to be replaced to keep GE’s PCBs from spreading in the air, land and water. From day one, capped landfills need to be monitored for their effectiveness in containing GE’s PCBs. Why on Earth does GE plan to put its capped landfill in the Housatonic River’s own watershed? This is WRONG! Damn you, Smitty!!!!

Best wishes,

Jonathan Melle

P.S. Here is a news article about the corrupt EPA giving FALSE assurances to the victims of the 9/11/2001 terrorist attacks in NYC.

‘9/11 didn’t end on 9/11’: attorney says his clients are still dying 20 years later
Alexis Christoforous·Anchor, Yahoo! Finance, September 11, 2021

Michael Barasch’s law firm is just two blocks away from where the North Tower of the World Trade Center once stood. After the terrorist attacks on 9/11, he and his business partner decided to keep their practice in the same office in the financial district. Barasch says it’s a decision that he and his colleagues have paid a price for.

“In the last 15 years, my secretary Lyanna had died at age 47 of breast cancer. My paralegal Dennis, also at 47, died of kidney cancer. I’m a prostate cancer survivor. My other secretary Barbara has lymphoma. Two other people in my office have skin cancer. These are all considered related to the toxic dust,” he says.

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has linked 68 cancers to the World Trade Center toxins; airborne particles that came from the 400 million tons of debris that spread for miles after the Twin Towers collapsed.

Just days after 9/11, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) assured the people of New York that the air around Ground Zero was safe to breathe. It turns out, it wasn’t.

“What did we do wrong?” asks Barasch. “All we did wrong was listen to the EPA. The fact is, they wanted to reopen Wall Street, and they did… We wanted to help the economy and get it going again, but we’re paying a price.”

The Department of Justice reports that 4,500 people have died because of 9/11-related illnesses. That’s more than the 2,977 people who were killed in the attacks.

Barasch represents 8,000 first responders and more than 15,000 others who have died or suffer from 9/11-related cancers and other health issues.

“Not a day goes by without one of my clients dying,” says Barasch. “9/11 didn’t end on 9/11.”

People afflicted with a 9/11-related disease are entitled to free lifetime medical care and other benefits from the federal Victim Compensation Fund. In 2019, Congress extended the fund through 2090, but Barasch says just a fraction of the people who are eligible actually take advantage of the fund and access what they are owed.

“The really heartbreaking thing is we fought so hard to get these bills permanently extended and fully funded, yet so many non-responders, the guys here in Wall Street, the guys at Goldman Sachs (GS), the American Stock Exchange, the New York Mercantile Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange, they don’t know they are eligible,” he says. “Only 8% of the non-responders have enrolled in the health program, while over 80% of the firefighters and cops ever responded.”

In 2020, the fund was amended to include eligible COVID-related deaths.

“If they had COVID and they had an underlying respiratory condition or cancer related to 9/11 that compromised their immune system, then the Victim Compensation Fund will view that as a 9/11-related death,” Barasch explains.

So far this year, more than 100 of his clients from the 9/11 community have died from COVID.

“They’re giving significant compensation,” says Barasch. “Two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars for the death, another $250,000 for an underlying cancer, and then if you were under 65, they’ll give you lost income up till the age of 65. So this could really mean financial security for a family.”

Alexis Christoforous is an anchor at Yahoo Finance. Follow her on Twitter @AlexisTVNews.

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Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
6 days ago

“Joe Biden has accomplished the impossible.”

“Not only has he surrendered to the Taliban and left them with the greatest amount of military weapons, uniforms, planes and food rations in world history, he also united New York fans.

Yankees and Mets fans joined together on 9-11 and left the game chanting “F**k Joe Biden!”
It was historic!!!!”
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/09/uniter-yankees-mets-fans-join-together-chant-fk-joe-biden-leave-saturdays-game-video/

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Mad Trapper
6 days ago

Wish I could’ve been there to join the chant!

Inn Ocentvivyum
Inn Ocentvivyum
Reply to  Mad Trapper
6 days ago

Thanks for showing this. I have die in the wool military family that were flabbergasted Joe left our troops in the hands of the Taliban. Unbelievable.