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!FATAL STABBING IN PITTSFIELD! … KRONICK ENDORSES BLUMIN IN WARD 2 … ‘IF YOU FIND YOURSELF FUMIN’ / CAST A VOTE FOR ALEX BLUMIN’ & OTHER RHYMES

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BY DAN VALENTI

PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY

ADD 2 SEPT. 13, 2023 — THE PLANET shares this information from the Pittsfield Police Department on last night’s stabbing, which proved fatal:

On Tuesday September 12th 2023 at approximately 10:45pm officers with the Pittsfield Police Department (PPD) responded to the area of Melville Street near the intersection of First Street for a reported stabbing. 

Upon their arrival, officers located a 42 year old Pittsfield resident who appeared to have been stabbed. PPD Officers, Pittsfield Fire Department Personnel and Action Ambulance Personnel provided the victim with emergency medical care and he was transported to Berkshire Medical Center where he later died. 

The investigation is being handled by the Pittsfield Police Department with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire County District Attorney’s Office.  This was not believed to have been a random act, and as such there is no immediate threat to the public.  

Anyone who wishes to provide information is asked to contact Detective Goodrich at 413-448-9700 x554.  Information can also be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau Tip Line at 413-448-9706, or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411). 

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KRONICK ENDORSES BLUMIN

ADD 1 SEPT. 11, 2023 — Charles Kronick, Ward 2 city councilor, has endorsed candidate Alex Blumin to succeed him. Kronick is not up for reelection. Here is the full text of his endorsement:

I am excited to endorse Mr. Alex Blumin for Ward 2 City Council. When we elect Mr. Blumin, we continue Ward 2’s tradition of self-governance. We consistently choose the independent voice to represent our interests. We have a tradition of preserving a philosophy of reasonable inquiry of elected officials, and we demand responsible financial governance.

Ward 2 awaits the City’s fulfillment of its promises to complete roadwork and fix abandoned homes. Mr. Blumin will push the City to achieve these promises. The Mayor aggressively hiked water and sewer rates twice in the last two years, and she promised more increases. Ward 2 residents worry about the ever-expanding City budget they are forced to fund. Alex Blumin shares your worries and will fight for responsible budgets. Mr. Blumin will continue to promote reducing your taxes and reducing water rates by using your tax dollars locked in Free Cash and the cannabis reserves.

City Hall spending lacks transparency. The next councilor will see the $41 million in ARPA funds spent down. The ARPA Advisory Committee meets in secret and spends money on projects that do not appear to benefit Ward 2. The City Council has not had any input on a single dollar spent. Mr. Blumin would dare to ask the hard questions: What did the ARPA Committee discuss in their secret meetings? Pittsfield Economic Development Authority (PEDA) has new funding coming up. Will it support the destitute business environment in Pittsfield and Ward 2? Mr. Blumin will insist that it does.

When Mr. Blumin whispered ‘corruption’ in his debate, he dared to state a fact of our government that many councilors privately discuss. I saw a man display his love and admiration for our legal traditions and institutions. You saw his courage to hold our leaders to high standards and principles.

Mr. Blumin has a long involvement in city politics, and the time is now for him to lead. He has the intelligence and courage to do the job. Ward 2, you must turn out on September 19, and I strongly urge you to vote for Alex Blumin for your councilor.

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(FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY SEPT. 6, 2023) — “Really don’t mind if we sit this one out.”

Those words, penned by the immortal poet Gerald Bostock, adequately sum up THE PLANET‘s mood as Picklefield heads to a preliminary election on Sept. 19.

The news shall be that THE PLANET will “sit this one out,” not returning to this site until two weeks from today, Wednesday, Sept. 20. Yes, your earthy time coordinates place the date as The Morning After the Night Before the Vote. Then we shall see the winnowing process begin. such as it will be with a turnout of 26%.

We continue this hiatus for a number of reasons, only two of which we care to bring up at this point. First, we are rather enjoying our time and distance away. Second, we don’t want to hear the inevitable claims that we somehow, some way, used our influence to alter the poll results. Number one, as Joe Biden would say, THE PLANET has no more influence on voter (and nonvoter) preferences than Judge Crater has over the outcome of Thursday Night Football’s opener tomorrow. For those keeping score at home, The Detroit Lions will be fed to the KC Chiefs. Number two, we have little interest.


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The Lions will have a better chance of an upset than Karen Kalinowsky does of surviving Sept. 19. That’s just the way it will be, and nothing less than an act of Frank Sinatra will change it. Come the 20th, the legend on the mayoral marquee will read: “Peter Marchetti v. John Krol.”

The series of “debates” (or were they “debasements?”) last night at the Berkshire Athenaeum provided a brief interlude of entertainment, shades of vaudeville badly done. This wasn’t the fault so much of the candidates but the lifeless format. With “sugar plum fairy” questions from an intrepid panel of media interlopers, artificial time limits, and moderation emphasizing the vanilla end of “moderate,” potential voters learned … nothing.

Candidates easily (or not) skated, danced, shuffled, “um”d and “er”d through the truncated response times.

If anything, the exercise, lacking format expertise that comes as second nature to THE PLANET and his manner of candidate interrogation, will if anything likely suppress turnout on the 19th.

Another opportunity lost.

Ah well, whereas losing gold was once the inspiration of poetic greatness — check your memory banks for “Milton, John … Lost, Paradise” — today it spurs only rhymes.

Thus, this from Mr. Bostock:

If you find yourself fumin’

cast a vote for Alex Blumin.

He’s offers a much better view

than a neon chick with bad tattoos.

We all, in our way, aspire to greatness. From all accounts, Blumin stole the high marks on the night. Our spies tell us he is by far the best candidate for Ward 2. For the “dreaded others,” we send then to Ward Cleaver.

Feel free to pour out your views on last night’s debate and the rest of this alleged election season.

“Til the 20th, avoir.

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Intelligence annuls fate” — Ralph Waldo Emerson.

“OPEN THE WINDOW, AUNT MILLIE.”

LOVE TO ALL.

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Fred Rutherford
Fred Rutherford
5 months ago

You mentioned Ward. I’ll mention Lumpy Marchetti. Don’t vote for Dumpy Lumpy.

Ham Anex
Ham Anex
Reply to  Fred Rutherford
5 months ago

A vote for the lump is a vote for a chump.

North Street Nomad
North Street Nomad
Reply to  Ham Anex
5 months ago

Tyer make you grumpy? Then don’t vote for Lumpy!

It all over now
It all over now
Reply to  Fred Rutherford
5 months ago

Anyone but Jon the Con, tootsie roll Krol

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
5 months ago

In Pittsfield politics, every citywide election is always decided by the (mostly middle-class) voters of Ward 4 with a marginal impact from the voters of Ward 3, going back decades in time. The rest of the city’s wards do not matter in terms of deciding who the next Mayor, 4 at large City Councilors, and 6 “Level 5” School Committee members will be, as well as the Pittsfield’s State Representative to Boston’s corrupt and secretive Statehouse, who resides in Ward 4, of course.

Peter Marchetti ran for Mayor of Pittsfield politics in 2011, but he lost to Dan Bianchi back then. Peter Marchetti would collect a 6-figure city public pension plus perks if he wins the mayoral election in 2023 and serves one or two 4-year terms in the corner office. John Krol would make his comeback in Pittsfield politics if he wins. Karen Kalinowsky would double dip by collecting her existing city public pension plus perks on top of the mayoral salary of $115,725 per fiscal year 2024, and after she retires all over again, she would double her city public pension.

Eric Swansin
Eric Swansin
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
5 months ago

I think you should toss your thong in the mayor’s race Jonathan.

You know alot about Pittsfield Politics. You check a couple of boxes as a disabled gay man, so you’re not an evil straight white man like John Krol. Pete is unappealing to look at or talk to. Karen doesn’t dress good like Mayor Tyer or DA Harrington and doesn’t no politics like you do.

You’re cute too like Barrack “the love bug” Obama. Jonathan A. Melle for a Pittsfield Mayor!!

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
5 months ago

Listen to Peter Marchetti, John Krol, & Karen Kalinowsky debate the issues facing Pittsfield politics:
https://www.wamc.org/news/2023-09-06/pittsfield-mayoral-hopefuls-discuss-policing-overdose-deaths-and-more-in-leadup-to-preliminary-election

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
5 months ago

JM thanks for posting this. I normally try to stay away from WAMC because I don’t care for Josh Landes and his far-left leaning diatribes.

It seems to me this is nothing more than an attempt by Kamar Talifarro to see which candidate will play the “racial grift” game and handout more taxpayer money to black people, simply for being black.

Case in point, a non-existent company who draws sparse to no young POC turnout at their events, the Berkshire Black Economic Council (BBEC).

I look at photos from their events and see small POC children and the usual guilty, older, white attendees-think “White Wine Party,” with DA Wrong Way Harrington and her Lenox group of elites. I don’t see young, professionally dressed, business minded, black men or women, at these events. Why not? Wasn’t that the purpose of the $750,000 ARPA g(r)ift?

And we certainly can’t forget about the Cultural Competency Coach and her taxpayer funded trip to Africa for family and friends. Shirl got $500,000 for her ROPES course, that she’s now starting in North Carolina.

Are you glad your MA taxpayer money is reinvesting that money in North Carolina.

That’s over $1,000,000 of taxpayer money to black men and women, for simply being black.

Remind me again about Kamar’s statement about the disconnect between black people and the Pittsfield government.

Shouldn’t Kamar question those black ARPA g(r)ift recipients and ask why the money was/is not being invested in the Pittsfield black community?

Sorry Kamar, the racial grift is up. You’re a day late and a million ARPA dollars short.

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
5 months ago

The question that really needs to be asked of the mayoral candidates is, will you support taking on hundreds of illegal invaders in Picklesfield from the Boston area, no matter how much “grant money” the illegal invaders tzar, Tricia Farley-County Buffet (D-illegal invaders and sex workers), promises.

See Kamar needs to broaden his News horizons. May I suggest he view a few videos on how the black community in Chicago and the NYC Mayor Eric Adams, is reaching to this invasion.

You think panhandling and crime is bad now, uneducated, unskilled laborers, lack of job, and no assimilation to the USA’s culture.

Keep repeating: Orange Man Bad! Orange Man Bad!

Enjoy the bike lanes….

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
5 months ago

Markus says: Orange Man Good! Orange Man Good!

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

When you taught your college classes Prof, like a good liberal, did you use to wear leather-clad, assless chaps, when lecturing?

Or is that outfit to risqué for college students?

“Guys” like you probably feel it’s better suited for elementary aged children.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
5 months ago

Sounds like you and Trapper have the same thought processes.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

We have brains.

You are a micro saprophytic.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Whoa, what is that?

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
5 months ago

Isn’t the problem today the Economic Recovery Zones that give incentives for out of state investors to buy up inner-city residences? No one here can touch a Morningside property without at least $50000 cash in hand.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
5 months ago

Thanks Jon.

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
5 months ago

You’re a double dip stick

fizzlehead
fizzlehead
5 months ago

Not sure you really “sat it out”.

I think Karen DOES have a chance if all the people who would like to see her elected get out to the polls. They should not be discourage by suggestions that she does not have a chance because that is not at all accurate. Both Krol and Marchetti are praying that Kalinosky supporters get discouraged and stay home.
Much strangers things have happened when people are sick and tired of being shat upon by embedded special interest puppets who have no intention of doing right by them and in this case we have records to reflect back on. Neither Krol nor Marchetti are, “coming into their own” now or ever. They are what they are.

There are upset elections happening across the country all the time and I am going to do my share to be part of one in Pittsfield, Ma. I hope everyone who really wants change in Pittsfield will not fall for the line that she has no chance, or any other last minute hit job you may read about in the “news”. And they will be coming.

She has a very real chance and if it happens you will be proud to have been a part of it. And you and all your Pittsfield family, friends and relatives will be much better off for it.

Sept. 19th…make plans now.

Gobsig
Gobsig
Reply to  fizzlehead
5 months ago

Marchetti will loose because of health issues….. the voters are sick of him.

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
5 months ago

Hope all is well Dan and that you are able to take this time away to refuel and reenergize! The Planeteers definitely need your guiding hand/thoughts or they break down into Jr playground chatter. The world, county and city need your reflections and thoughts just so they are out there and citizens can see that there are many different views. God Bless and enjoy your days!

The school committee
The school committee
5 months ago

Krol and Marchetti are financially abusing the elderly homeowners….they talk fantasy finances as the Senior on SS hand their SS checks to Pete and John’s cocktail club….You both are so out of touch it’s frustrating to listen to your ignorance

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
5 months ago

Traitor Joseph Stolen has done far worse.

Food is > 3X more in less than 3 years. Heating fuel this upcoming winter?

SS funds are STILL being laundered by Biden crime cartel in Ukraine. Malarkey, Lieawatha Warren, et al are complicit.

Starvation and freezing to death are powerful motivators.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Trump left office with 22 million out of work and a failed conspirator responsible for 5 dead police officers and 165 casualties defending the Capital from the terrorist sent by stupid.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
5 months ago

Trump left with a hoax plague.

Ron Kitterman
Ron Kitterman
5 months ago

It’s hard to beat Bedard looks like a big night for connected not so much for the Karpaskis

Craig C Gaetani
Craig C Gaetani
Reply to  Ron Kitterman
5 months ago

Alex blumin was the class of the debates
He did better than all others who spoke during the debates He is a reasonable and very attuned individual as to what is going on or not going on in the city of pittsfield . He will be a welcome breath of fresh air on the city council. Very good job Alex. Your very good friend —Craig

Village Knight
Village Knight
Reply to  Craig C Gaetani
5 months ago

Thank you so much, Mr. Gaetani:))

Elisabeth
Elisabeth
5 months ago

My take on the Debate. Kalinowski did ok and showed that she is the change candidate. Krol talked about both his 12 years in politics and being a change candidate. I’m not sure this works. Marchetti was by far the most qualified. His financial background is a plus! Pittsfield should be thankful to have these options.

Optimus Prime
Optimus Prime
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

Why did Gavel Man with a much talked about financial background didn’t he use it the last eight years to help the taxpayers out with stopping the spending spree the mayor went on that did everything, but help the most in need, the taxpayers?

Elisabeth
Elisabeth
Reply to  Optimus Prime
5 months ago

Yes he did as he was one of the Councilors to save taxpayers money by voting to use 7 and a half Million from free cash to fix roads and sidewalks. Watch the debate!

fizzlehead
fizzlehead
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

Uh, that 7 1/2 million dollars WAS TAXPAYER MONEY. It was money they were OVER TAXED in the first place. You post is just the kind of smoke and mirrors Marchetti has been using all through his campaign. Only an idiot would buy that spiel. Good God Liz, stop insulting us all. Please?

Elisabeth
Elisabeth
Reply to  fizzlehead
5 months ago

Actually the money came from a business who finally paid the city what was owed!

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

Correct. Tax dollars.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

Who? Arace? Don’t make this another Marchetti/tyer secret. Who?

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Eversource. Had an unpaid bill. Give Persip the credit for recouping. But spending the dough does not save the taxpayers a dime. If we didn’t get it, we would not spend it.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

You mean tyer and marchetti would not have fixed the roads? They would have rebuilt Waconah park and pickle ball courts and bike pump track but not the roads??

Sounds about right…

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

Uh, that 7 1/2 million dollars WAS TAXPAYER MONEY. It was money they were OVER TAXED in the first place. ” -FH

Saving the taxpayers money happens by reducing the real estate tax. You cannot reduce the tax levy and raise the budget at the same time without borrowing. Using Free Cash is minimal support and done because, as FH says, it is the taxpayer’s money gained by overtaxation and pocketing unspent grant funds. Contrary to the opponents’ opinion, the small amount helps. Those who need it, need every dollar.

Therefore, I was left wanting my fellow councilors support when I made recommendations to cut bonuses and health insurance matching. Marchetti has two months to repair his record, and I wish him well.

Gobsig
Gobsig
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Lumpy Dumty will need more than two months!

totaltruth2
totaltruth2
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

You, Karen and sometimes Kenny where the only ones working for us. Thank You

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

His “record” is wearing a body cast and puppets do not heal well. He will be the same special interest servant on election day as he has been for the last 8 years.
Do not be fooled by his attempt to paint over his total lack of leadership when he had the chance to make a real difference. Pete is Pete is Pete. What you have seen is what you will get.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

One of 11?

Optimus Prime
Optimus Prime
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

How much did Gavel Man NOT save the taxpayers over the last 8 years that he could have at least tried to?

fizzleheas
fizzleheas
Reply to  Optimus Prime
5 months ago

EXACTLY!!!

dusty
dusty
Reply to  Optimus Prime
5 months ago

Marchetti is a banker, not Robin Hood.

Hell Toupee
Hell Toupee
Reply to  dusty
5 months ago

He might not be Robin Hood but he digs the tights

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  dusty
5 months ago

What does Jay actually let Marchetti do at the bank?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  ShirleyKnutz
5 months ago

Pack fudge

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Jesus, Trap.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Taking the Lord’s name in vain is a sin. Sinner

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

OMG

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Taking the Lord’s name in vain is a sin. Sinner

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

You a fuge paacker too? Enjoy that shit?

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Yeah, I paack a lot of fuge.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

Marchetti is even more far left than Krol. He worries about gender and his pronouns and not running a city.

Sweetheart Palace
Sweetheart Palace
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

I always thought Dan was the best in the business anywhere. I never thought he would compromise his position in the wordsmith or media world,he doesn t I compared him to Eddie Willis the reporter in the movie The Harder They Fall…(Humphrey Bogart)…

Merry & Bright
Merry & Bright
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

Totally agree with you Pat. Tired of him whining about being gay. When he ran for Mayor the last time, he used that time to announce to the public he was gay. He is still using this as a crutch. Taxpayers could give a crap, they are more in tune to electing a mayor that will listen to them, lessen their taxes and water bills, and do their best to build a better and SAFER Pittsfield. For the past 8 years Peter has not even attempted to rectify any of those issues and has gaveled slapped anyone who has tried. He stated last night that he feels Pittsfield is safe. He has to stop playing around with pronouns and open his eyes and ears, Pittsfield neighborhoods are not safe, and taxpayers know and experience it. What few shopping areas we have left are nerve wracking to visit especially in the early evening, you are dodging panhandlers left and right, some of them become quite arrogant when you say NO to them. We all deserve better.

totaltruth2
totaltruth2
Reply to  Merry & Bright
5 months ago

Dirty, Corrupt, Crooked

Sweetheart Palace
Sweetheart Palace
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

Why would anyone vote Other than Blumin in ward two? His opponent is probably a nice lady but she’s lived here a year? The other candidate didn’t show for the first debate? Like I said we need term limits,super majority votes on everything and go back to the two year term for mayor. An example. Almost eight years Hess Forest still stands. The Pecks road bridge still disabled. DPW can’t do a road or plow. And now we learn we’ve have police on the force with major disciplinary violations who are still employed.

dusty
dusty
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

Marchetti said the city can’t evict the Springside park squatters because it would look bad on the front page of the paper. Great choice for mayor.

totaltruth2
totaltruth2
Reply to  dusty
5 months ago

Pull this crap in Lee, Lenox. Gtb never happen there. There lock ups would be full.

Hell Toupee
Hell Toupee
Reply to  dusty
5 months ago

Human shit , needles and dead people who O/D is better front page news in Marchetti’s view.

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  Hell Toupee
5 months ago

The local “paper”, if that is what it can be referred as, would never post pictures on the front page of the carnage being produced in Pittsfield of the homeless friends our government invited

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  dusty
5 months ago

But it does not look bad when he as city council president shuts down public comment from his perch on the dais???????

His priorities as to what he worries about is concerning.

totaltruth2
totaltruth2
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

You also are right I can see the lgbtqxyz22 being pushed in our city schools if he gets elected Mayor.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  totaltruth2
5 months ago

The LBGT have a disgusting agenda for children and schools.

If they want to do these perversions to themselves fine.

Don’t parade it in front of children, nor instruct children in public scoohls (pun intended) with their deviant practices/agendas. 6 year olds don’t need instruction on anal/oral sex, gender identity, or watch fat ugly men in garish makeup dressed as women.

Children need to learn to read, write, and learn math. And think; not be indoctrinated with deviant lifestyles or political leanings.

Pissfield scoohls fail miserably at all.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Did you go to school in Pittsfield? I will bet the farm you did not

Gobsig
Gobsig
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

Lumpy Matchetti is qualified to organize a bunch of buffoons into a pstade

totaltruth2
totaltruth2
Reply to  Elisabeth
5 months ago

Karen is the only choice. Those other 2 idiots have done nothing for us in all of there years serving us people of Pittsfield. Both are hacks, liars, and cheats.

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

Did anyone read Morandi’s letter to the editor today? The letter was very well written and made some good points for Karen.

But there is NO WAY Kevin Morandi wrote that letter. It used words that are not part of his vocabulary. Whom ever Karen has running her Social Media is doing a great job, except they had a well written letter signed by a mental midget.

Chelsea Grammer
Chelsea Grammer
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

whoever

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

OBJECTIVE CASE

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

(you illiterate dingbat)

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Well said, Chronic.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

spoken

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago
Hell Toupee
Hell Toupee
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

Nice post dingleberry

Chelsea Grammer
Chelsea Grammer
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

accusative

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Chelsea Grammer
5 months ago

It’s all greek to me.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Marchetti?

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Chelsea Grammers all classieassie and demanding french accusatives. An oblique man is not to be taken lightly.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Are You into greek too?

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

This is not a site for you to be soliciting MT. Take it elsewhere.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

I find LGTB disgusting vile and an abomination.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

quote – the Bard….

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Polycleitus, and give me any Venus!

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

*Aphrodite, but Venus is good too.

Chelsea Grammer
Chelsea Grammer
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Au contraire, accusative case is not oblique.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

test

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

Morandi was a great city councilor. He did what he could to minimize the Tyer impact.

Holden Caulfield
Holden Caulfield
5 months ago

don’t think Blumin ha s much of s hot, but then again ward two launched the political careers of:
Tim DaSilva
Jim (i think) Arpante
Louie Costi
Chronic
and the greatest of all!
PETER WHITE

What more could you ask from this great ward.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Holden Caulfield
5 months ago

Yah, White sure was a found treasure. (if ya like puppets) He needs to be voted out as well as any other councilor who has abandoned the principle of representing their constituency. Puppets cannot and do not represent the taxpayers. They discreetly work for the special interests and quite often through the mayor.

Send this tool packing once and for all

Gobsig
Gobsig
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Why did Soncere Williams duck the debate for ward 2?

Why did Morey duck the ward 7 debate? Because Rhonda is a wind bag? God I hope she doesn’t win.

Downtown Dweller
Downtown Dweller
Reply to  Gobsig
5 months ago

According to one of her Facebook posts, her family lost two of her siblings in a short period of time. Don’t know why Mr. Morey didn’t make his.

Sweetheart Palace
Sweetheart Palace
5 months ago

Dan. Enjoy.The problem with you you have little couth and thin skin when someone differs with you. With argument. You get the useless thumbs down police after us. Another thing is you have been against Karen before the election announcements for Mayor. Failed to acknowdge her or Gaetani with name calling and silly campaign advice. Karen nor G Man couldn’t outraise the two and you knew it. So don’t enter a race period? Isn’t what this site is all about the fight?

I would have loved to see the debate between those four, but because of the media that had no chance.

Sweetheart Palace
Sweetheart Palace
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Read the most important comment. You are the best.

Craig C Gaetani
Craig C Gaetani
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Dan sweetheart is not me. I only post under my own name. I have received many thumbs up and would never complain about that. The campaign is moving forward and all is in place. I plan to bring a wealth of technical expertise to the council when I win the ward 6 race. The present councilor lacks common sense and technical expertise
She has been a rubber stamp for Marchetti and tyer for her entire time on the CC. She has kept ward 6 residents in the dark her whole tenure and has not one accomplishment to speak of as a ward 6 councilor. She is certainly the dullest bulb on the city council and her silliness will not be missed on the council. She is the queen of the gobsig vote and we know they will be out in force on election day. In the private sector she would fail in even getting an interview with her weak resume. We who are not gobsigs must come out in force to rid the council of this amateur gobsig queen Dan how is your vacation on the French riviera going? Are you learning any French? Next month I will meet you on the the Amalfi
coast in cava di tierini the Italian sister city I set up with pittsfield in the early 80’s. Don’t get too worn out drinking all that French wine. You will see that Italian wines are far superior to French wines. I don’t drink but my friends who do say it is so. See you when you arrive in New York on the 19th. Everyone on The planet are as ornery as ever but I like everybody. Everyone is waiting for you to get home. Chow!!

Craig C Gaetani
Craig C Gaetani
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Dan are you as fluent in Italian as you are in French? These are known as the romance languages. It is fitting you are enjoying your extended honeymoon in such a beautiful place Cava in Italy was krofta Europe headquarters and manufacturing facilities
Mayor abro of cava was a good friend of ours. He and I became good friends. I introduced him to mayor Charles Smith of pittsfield and the three of us set up the sister city program between the two cities.
Krofta engineering USA was folded into several European countries with corporate world headquarters in Austria. More and more countries are opting for flotation water treatment systems than any other technology in the world. DR. Krofta unfortunately died just a little too soon to see him be dubed the father of flotation technology
He was a genius in the papermaking field and built 4179 facilities thruout the world excluding the old soviet union. He started his business in Lenox ma
And his first large scale water treatment plant right here in pittsfield ma. Engineers from all over the world came to see the plants and they are world famous in the engineering communities thru out the world. This could hVe been a boom to pittsfields” economy but because of an inept administration led by secretary tyer the potential for world recognition was lost forever. I admired Dr. Krofta greatly and this is why I decided to keep his legacy
Alive. What a loss for pittsfield. Tyer and the 7 rubber stamps ruined this once in lifetime opportunity. Dan maybe one day I will take you to cava and you will see how cava prospered with krofta eng.corps.presence. study your Italian. WE just may get there one time before we pack it in

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

If you are drinking Petrus, you must be making a killing on this website.

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Silk is the right word, I suspect. I’ve never had it, nor could I ever afford it considering retail is around $6,400 a bottle for 2015.

Sweetheart Palace
Sweetheart Palace
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

I prefer Boones Farm. But that’s just me.

Sweetheart Palace
Sweetheart Palace
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Drink what you can’t afford.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Homemade hard cider. Support local orchards.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Applejack

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

That is different. Do understand that?

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

yes

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Tell us your vast knowledge.

You will have to goggle it. ROFL!!!

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Well, yes, I may Google it, but I won’t goggle it.

Outfox
Outfox
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Dan, not the only rule about wine. The other rule is: If you wouldn’t drink it, don’t cook with it!

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Outfox
5 months ago

Disagree. I say: If you wouldn’t drink it, you must cook with it!

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Sweetheart Palace
5 months ago

Trump is TSC’s favorite whine

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

It/TDS. has it’s brain washed.

Is it, the correct pronoun for TSC?

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

TSC is like Jeremiah the Bullfrog…., he always has a mighty fine whine#

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

You’re supposed to resell those bottles, not drink them. You wreck their value doing that.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Can’t touch the subjective until we finish up the objectives.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

“Le Pin is nectar from the gods.”

Very possible.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Click the link. The tale of the “Grapes of Wrath” begins in the abbey with a cluster of grapes plucked from the thorn of a rosebush. What happens next? Yo must watch to find out.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

Hey wait a minute, I thought you were a millionaire.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Now you lnow why.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

All bluster as usual.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Not nice outing posters cuz you can.

Hell Toupee
Hell Toupee
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

Milton Bradley?

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

disingenuous

totaltruth2
totaltruth2
5 months ago

I real must disagree with anyone who doesnt think Karen K doesnt have a chance. Take a drive down North St. bum corner by 510 North St has now become bum block expanded from there down to Amart to White Terr. Then look at all the other corners more invested every, panhandling, open drug dealing and using, drinking. It is all down North Street, South Street, Park Square, East Street, West Street. I swear every day a van must drop off more dead wood from other parts of the state and they are told look here is your home. You can do what ever you want and get free stuff. Good people cant even go to the library or bus station without being bothered. I believe there still is a vagrancy law on the books start locking them up every day, twice a day if you have to. I dont want to hear any excuses anymore, you create your problems. Dont start drugs, dont drink, take your meds given to you by your md dont sell them or trade them for drugs, drinks, sex, etc. The over grown growth on North St, South Street is a mess and no reason. What are the city crews doing, and parks dept other than hiding throughout the city. Karen is the only choice here folks dont F it up.again.

Lenny
Lenny
5 months ago

Anybody but Krol!

Linduh
Linduh
Reply to  Lenny
5 months ago

Why does Lumpy keep saying he’s no Linda Tyer????

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Linduh
5 months ago

because he would rather identify as her servant. A special interest SERVANT.

Craig C Gaetani
Craig C Gaetani
Reply to  Linduh
5 months ago

He says that because he is a liar. He ran the city council with a heavy hand and never not even once gave me an opportunity to address the city council and public as to how I could save this city over 150 million dollars on infrastructure updates to the water and sewer plants. Nice guy hey the city would be in a much better place if he never were on the city council. I only wish I had the opportunity to debate he and Kroll. It would have been like taking candy away from a baby. Vote anyone other than these two. A vote for either is to set pittsfield back many decades. Don’t forget you can vote for a write in candidate also. Remember to write in someone who is competent to run this run down city which was created by by the likes of the 6rubber stamps secretary tyer and Marchetti and krol. Down with all gobsigs. THEY HAVE RUINED OUR BELOVED PITTSFIELD.

Linduh
Linduh
Reply to  Craig C Gaetani
5 months ago

Vote for Marchetti if your brain is made of spaghetti.

Sweaty Marchetti
Sweaty Marchetti
Reply to  Linduh
5 months ago

That was a low blow everyone likes spagetti.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Sweaty Marchetti
5 months ago

Powdered, flowered, and confettied
Bangled, tangled, spangled, and spaghettied!!!

dusty
dusty
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Unsteady Marchetti

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Oh say can you see…

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Yes

Fugimoto Hockalugi
Fugimoto Hockalugi
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Jose can you see?

RNtoo
RNtoo
Reply to  Lenny
5 months ago

Let’s roll…with anyone but Krol!

Acute Angina
Acute Angina
Reply to  RNtoo
5 months ago

I’m ready for anyone but Marchetti

Gobsig
Gobsig
Reply to  RNtoo
5 months ago

Watch out for lumpy’s stomach rolls. He could pop a button and put out an eye!

Merry & Bright
Merry & Bright
5 months ago

Wish that the City Administration would put in the same amount of manpower to repair the thousands of remaining potholes as they are putting into the pickle ball courts on Benedict Road. I am not against the pickle ball courts, but I am angry that the Pittsfield streets are STILL suffering from huge potholes. Driving through the City there are very few streets that are not completely torn up and still waiting to be finished. I have said this year after year, does Morales ever finish any job his department starts? What is the reason these potholes are not being filled? Where is the excise tax and pot monies going? How much is in the account? We will never get an answer from the absent Tyer Administration.

Linduh
Linduh
Reply to  Merry & Bright
5 months ago

Or a Marchetti administration

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Merry & Bright
5 months ago

What is with Cloverdale?? They left ruts down the sides that will become dirt gutters that will wash away and undercut the pavement. Is anyone with experience overseeing this project? Why in the world would you set it up to fail?

Merry & Bright
Merry & Bright
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

It’s Bike Lanes Morales’s way of stopping speeding. His pea size brain has told him by thinning streets it will make drivers brains say to slow down. Supposedly they are going to plant grass in the gutter areas. Guess the City Administration feels that taxpayer’s brains can’t accept a communication from them, we have to hear it from the LB Corporation workers. Just another day in dysfunction junction Pittsfield.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Merry & Bright
5 months ago

Seriously? What the street needs is curbing. They have it on parts of it but not others. Hope the new mayor hires a road person with some experience in road building/maintenance.

In the short meantime though the city councilor for that area needs to pressure for curbing. And he needs to do that TODAY. That big business that is setting up there is going to want decent roads for its well to do visitors. They have the clout and should chime in. The mayor caters to them and will put in curbing if they ask.

Ricardo Pendejo
Ricardo Pendejo
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Ricardo to the rescue

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Ricardo Pendejo
5 months ago

The mayor is trying to save a buck…..on the roads….not on the pickle ball courts or Springside jump track or fleets of new vehicles.

By the way…can Kerwood question any expenditures if he wanted to and would he be slapped silly if he did?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Merry & Bright
5 months ago

Holmes road will be a moonscape soon. They could have fixed it when the bridge was closed easy. Ricky Dicky was out riding a birdie…….

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  Merry & Bright
5 months ago

This is part of Rumpass Ricky’s maze he is creating in Pittsfield. He has finally learned to slow traffic down just keep the potholes!! The amazing thing is every spring there will be more so the traffic will slow down to a crawl,,,,everyone will be safe. When a Kapanski hits one that pops a tire don’t worry because we will claim ignorance so won’t be liable….this city is craaazzzzyyy!!! What was that movie title from years ago??? It’s a mad.mad.mad,mad world??? Speaks of this city called the Pitts to a T

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  ShirleyKnutz
5 months ago

I had a thousand dollars worth of front end repairs this year and I drive like an old man. Try to drive around as many as possible but you are going to hit some trying to miss others. Wish I could have sent the bills directly to tyer. My mechanic said tyers lack of road repair has made him wealthy.

Pat
Pat
5 months ago

Antony Blinken just gave 1 billion dollars to Ukraine while putting a hold on FEMA funding for disasters like in Hawaii and Florida. Blinken is good buddies with globalist George Soros.

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

Blinkin doesn’t have diddly squat to do with FEMA funding. Nor does he have the power to give funds to Ukraine.

Dementia Joe
Dementia Joe
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

He only controls crooked Joe’s puppet strings.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Dementia Joe
5 months ago

Exactly and that’s what happened here. Stop closing your eyes to what is happening in this country. Blinkin is getting it done in the form of another billion for Ukraine and Joe is more than willing to comply.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

he’s just another incompetent figurehead of Biden Crime Cartel

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

Pat ,you don’t have a clue.America will not hand the Ukraine to Putin.Republicans are going to shut down America for Trump

Sweetheart Palace
Sweetheart Palace
Reply to  The school committee
5 months ago

This war should have never started. Don’t ever tell us again sanctions work.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  The school committee
5 months ago

Please. Stop the lies. Hillary was in collusion with Russia. Remember the Russian dossier? We should do some monetary assistance and we have MORE than done that. We don’t need to transfer all our wealth to Ukraine especially when Joe had some many shady deals over there. We don’t know what he promised them in exchange for the millions they gave him.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

Hillary once put her socks on wrong. I was not going to say anything but people need to know the truth. (sometimes)

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
5 months ago

You’ve got it WRONG TSC.

America/Americans , are being handed all their savings to corrupted Ukrainane friends of Biden Crime Cartel.

Ukraine is a money laundering scheme put forth by Bidens many years ago….

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
5 months ago

Putin loves Americans more than Biden et al

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

OMG

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

He does

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Biden family hates Americans and America.

Prove me wrong. ONE thing

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

He has worked to improve America for over 50 yrs; he has worked to improve the lives of Americans for over 50 yrs.

To say Biden hates America and Americans would seem to be the claim that requires proof.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Traitor Joseph Stolen has done his best to enrich himself and steal all he has been able to do from Americans.

Name, just ONE THING he has done for America, not to Americans.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

He has served America for over 50 yrs.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Wrong, he screwed all/every American his whole life.

And Hunter and Jim too!!!

Your version of “serve “is to extort , plunder, and pillage.

Bidens are outstanding at that

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

No fucked Americans all his life

Last edited 5 months ago by Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Leftists left God long ago.

GTH!!!

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

you & your ilk believe in spirits in the sky

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Devil/Satan has a spot for you

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Let he among us who is without sin cast the first stone.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

I just happened to be walking past the Gates of Hell the other day and spotted Biden conversing with the devil himself. I could see the glowing coals right behind them. Oh yah its true alright. They lowered their voices when they saw me of course. Makes me wonder if Biden can be trusted sometimes huh? Plus he is old.

Milt Plum
Milt Plum
5 months ago

Lions logo
Detroit
Lions
21 — 20
Sep 7 • Final
Chiefs logo
Kansas City
Chiefs
1 2 3 4 T
7 0 7 7 21
0 14 3 3 20

Milt Plum
Milt Plum
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

As dandy Don used to say “were ifs and buts candy and nuts what a merry Christmas we’d have”

Milt Plum
Milt Plum
Reply to  danvalenti
5 months ago

It’s good Kadarius Toni is not a Giant

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Milt Plum
5 months ago

Have not watched any sports BS since they took a knee and started hating America. I was, a huge Sox, Celts, and Pats fan. Don’t know they exist now.

My sports are hunting and fishing.

No state funding/tax breaks should go to for profit sports, nothing.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Betcha ya don’t got a license either right? Maybe a little poaching going on?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

I’ve had a sporting license since I was required to at 15. Was hunting and fishing long before then.

Gige Darey was a good friend.

You couldn’t operate a firearm, bow, or a fishing pole, properly

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Well, you are not suppose to be using the same one you got at age 15. They expire you dufus. Same with a drivers license. You really are a piece of work.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

WOW!

You are an ignorant POS. I didn’t need a hunting/fishing license, before 15. Had one since.

Gige would slap You up the head.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

“Betcha ya don’t got a license either right? Maybe a little poaching going on?”

PHS graduate I see.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

PHS graduate?

“Betcha ya don’t got a license either right?”

“Don’t got” is You! ROFL!!!!!

Milt Plum
Milt Plum
5 months ago

Lions 21 Marchetti 20

The school committee
The school committee
5 months ago

The Republican party is getting fun to watch on the cult channel with Green Cruz Gaetz Tubberville Jordan Mitch Romney Trump and the rest….Sentencing is getting fun to watch as the conservative judges are walking the participants in America’s Coup….lol they are feeling it.Trumps campaign is now a fundraiser for lawyers

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
5 months ago

Trump, or death to/for America 2024.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Hah hah. I do think you and your Maga folk will destroy America for your leader. But you are too ignorant to realize that you will also be destroying it for yourselves and your families.

AND THEN, the Chinese will take the very weak and defenseless remnants and make it their own. So go for it big guy. You da man!

Pat
Pat
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

No politician could do any worse than Biden is doing unless it’s Kamala, Michelle Obama, or Gavin Newsome.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

When was the last time a republican stopped name calling and pointing fingers and actually offered a sensible solution to a real problem? The republican party has become the fourth grade party. The WAH WAH WAH whiner paranoia party of “billy did this and susie did that and everybody is bothering me.”

If they spent one one hundredth of the time they spend defending trump actually doing their job of governing perhaps the country might be in a better place.

And Putin could not be happier watching his arch enemy devour itself.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

All the leftists can do is call people racist, if they don’t adhere to their road down to a 3rd world shithole. They care nothing of Americans/America

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Waaaaaaahhhhh

Thank you for reinforcing my point MT

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

You did my point eactly.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

“And Putin could not be happier watching his arch enemy devour itself.”

Agree 100%. The Soviets have been developing our current situation – drugs, loss of shared-national identity since 1950.

We ought to think about those appetites we indulge.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

*Drugs: that refers to the massive importation of narcotics from gangs into this country to fuel addiction, crime, and disease. The Soviets, who are unremitting in punishing drug use, understand that a free society premised on the pursuit of happiness is vulnerable to exploitation.

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Another play from the Democrat playbook. Label what you are doing to the other guy and make the media constantly repeat it. The Democrats have a majority in the Senate and the Presidency…what is their solution to the mess in America? Have they stopped the illegals from crossing the border? Have they stopped the doubling cost of living? Have they taken care of our infrastructure?? Is America better off than they were in 2020? Have they investigated why Schumer and Pelosi didn’t want to stop flights in and out of China when COVID was found?? Or why no one is listening to the Chief of the Capital Police who said Pelosi denied his request days before the event?? And why the guy cutting down the fence while Trump was speaking has never been arrested??? Why haven’t they released all the video footage??? What was on Pelosi’s computer??? Where are the Democrats??

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  ShirleyKnutz
5 months ago

Waaaahhhhhh…susie took my crayons…

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Biden is aleady doing that A-hole

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

If Trump were to win in the general election, which he won’t, that would be a major step in the direction of oligarchy.

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

You’re just dumb

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

Dumb all over, a little ugly on the side – F Zappa

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

Well, 12 Gauge, I’ve never seen anything particularly insightful or correct come from your mouth.

We’ll see who’s right come January 2025.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

The next stolen election and insurrection, 1/2025

They better do the “insurrection” right next time with traitors/politicians hanging on trees nationwide.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Trump is the one who screwed up his own insurrection. He told his combatants to stand down just as they were about to kill off half of congress. If he did not chicken out he would now be Americas dictator playing golf in Dubai with other autocrats. He needs to do better next time.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Trump won the last election, Biden stole it.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Trapper, 12 Gauge,
The only crook is Trump, trying to change the outcome of the election cuz HE LOST.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Most corrupt selection in history

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

You have cannabis induced paranoia

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

IT has worse substance abuse troubles., ….and deviant procllivitiy …

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

You better go back to your thesaurus.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

Hey, just because you’re a stoner doesn’t mean we all are.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
5 months ago

You ent to Pittsfield soochols for sure!

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
5 months ago

More news you may have missed, as Biden chokes off more oil & gas leases….

“Federal agencies don’t get to rewrite laws”

https://thefederalist.com/2023/09/07/biden-cancels-all-remaining-leases-congress-issued-in-arctic-refuge-further-gutting-american-energy/

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
5 months ago

Biden is a disaster, but any far leftist will also follow this same agenda of destroying this country for George Soros and his globalists. 2024 can’t have a far leftist voted in for President.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

We’ll have a moderate leftist voted in in 2024.

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

No such thing exists. Really stupid statement?

Pat
Pat
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

I asked him who this moderate leftist is, but the message didn’t show up yet. Didn’t they tell us Biden was a moderate when he was first elected?

Sweetheart Palace
Sweetheart Palace
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

So The idiot rainbows were protesting at the U.S. Open last night and delayed my comfort and everyone else’s for an hour, and one of them glued their feet to the floor of all things they were protesting fossil fuels. I was just curious I wonder how these idiots got to that match?…………..Security was called in to protect these whacos as fans wanted to beat the crap out of them.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Sweetheart Palace
5 months ago

I guess you don’t have Spectrum.

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
Reply to  Sweetheart Palace
5 months ago

ELECTRIC CAR

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Sweetheart Palace
5 months ago

This never happens at Pittsfield pickle ball

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

That’s true.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

No one would be there to unstickify them.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

Why, Harris, of course.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

And you, sir, are a go***m fool.

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

You are a provable jackass

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

Ya can’t prove it

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

You’re correct. You prove it with your cannabis fueled posts.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

We can tell you’re the stoner cuz you can’t think or write straight

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Are you a cannabis user?

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

No, are you?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  12 Gauge
5 months ago

Seems to be on crack/opiates/booze

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Who is this moderate leftist? Because I seem to remember you all on this board saying that Biden was a moderate when he was elected.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

What if Trumps bone spurs act up and he cannot run pat? Who would you like to see as the republican candidate? Who do think would best carry on the Trump legacy and fix this darn country one and for all?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Sure not any Leftist driving the bus full speed on the highway to hell we are on now.

What did You pay for gas/groceries this week Snarky? 3X 3 years ago……

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Vote for military hero Crooked Joe

Pat
Pat
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

I think the country is so far gone that it’s beyond the abilities of one person to solve all of the problems. People have to stand up against this tyranny of the government and refuse to let it get even further down this path of destruction. A bad president in 2024 will make things worse though so it is important who is chosen. It has to be someone with a firm grasp on reality and who knows what’s at stake if we continue to become a place we don’t recognize as freedom loving America.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

yep.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

A firm grasp on reality? I agree. And you seem to have a lot of trouble coming up with a republican name.
(and neither can I)

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

Biden’s a moderate and so is Harris.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

They don’t have a brain cell between them.

Crooks have been running America since 1/2021,selected not elected.
Corrupt POS traitors.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Queers Steers illegals trannys criminals terrorists pedos cleptos arsonists……..

moderate leftist

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

yes, moderate left

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

K: I grew very suspicious of that word, ‘moderate’ when George Bush tried to sell the phrase, ‘moderate terrorist.’

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Well, compare Harris with AOC.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Can two people sit in the same seat?

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Oh, I see, Charles. You are claiming that Harris is no different from AOC.

In that case, I would have to be persuaded to cast my vote in favor of you, since your powers of evaluation and judgement seem lacking.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Insult.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

True. You have poor judgement.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Interesting.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

They orbit a common center.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Explore ‘e-prime’ and you won’t make that same error again.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

The error is yours. I know E-prime well, having designed experiments requiring subject response. E-prime’s precursor was invented where I used to work.

The relevant characteristic (left-right, moderate-extreme) is a continuous value on a R-L cline continuum, not a circular relation w/o value extremes. Unless you are making something up (proposing a theory).

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Circular works better. Always in motion, never escaping the fallacy, position only described by geometric distance from center. Lef right only works for highly segmented groups that do not share characteristics.

Somehow, some polyscis busy drinking on a bar prob., drank up a poltical theory that describe a universal human behavior and governancs which excludes vice, corruption, and human fallibility and tricked everyone. Gadflies would suspect it sophistry. Right left pertaons to Jacobin France.

What you call extreme LR invents a philosophy (or implies them) that do not exist. Both push tyranny, hence Amerians eschew those label (Common Sense) preferring ‘moderate’

There are only two models of government: tyranny and liberty. No one discovered anyting new in the twentieth century.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Wow, great post. I like your circular theory. But I do disagree with your implication that you can’t use the usual R-L extremes continuum to explain the R-L political cline, and that ‘moderate’ can’t be seen as an intermediate position. It is a natural, and easily graspable, meme.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Cop out. One’s orbit is further out, as is mine.

Linduh
Linduh
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Not if Tyer’s backside is part of the equation!

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Charles Kronick
5 months ago

Krol and Tyer almost did at the Beacon theater. In spirit they were in the same seat supporting a guy who would one day walk off with a nice chunk of taxpayer change.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

You mean a globalist leftist SOB who hates Americans and loves criminal aliens

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Biden’s a globalist leftist but he loves America and welcomes legal aliens.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Check your grocery and gas bills thss week, Asshole.

BIDEN , has welconed ~3 milllion crimails on his watah so far…

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Only 4 misspellings – you are improving, Trap.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

You can’t spell, leftist POS.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Bwa ha ha. Your misspellings = 50+, my misspellings = 0

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

He is trying to type wearing oven mitts. Can’t figger out what the problem is.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Typing on a tiny cell is difilcult. I did the last one just for EWE.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Maybe it is that one tiny cell you have for a brain that is the problem?

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

My cell is smaller than yours, and I’m much older than you.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

name calling/paranoia and no solutions. Per usual.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Democrats think that Harris is a moderate. No way. How can we take them seriously when they say that? Read the posts above where they say Harris will take over for Biden.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Pat
5 months ago

Harris can’t even speak a cognitive sentence.

Her calling is a sperm bank.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

And you, Trapper, don’t know your psychology (why am I not surprised?). There’s no such thing as a ‘cognitive sentence’. Just something you made up. Her ability to speak greatly exceeds yours.

You degenerate into the gutter. But then, that’s what you do.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Trying to talk to MT is like talking to a rutabaga except that the rutabaga will understand more of what you say.
MT has been thoroughly programmed and is far beyond rational comprehension. He is among the walking brain dead. While it is quite sad there is nothing anyone can do at this junction.

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Maybe if we try the dialect of parsnip.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

You voted for Biden. He is less than a turnip.

Dementia Joe
Dementia Joe
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

But he beat up corn pop who was a bad dude

Rudy Baker
Rudy Baker
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Kindergarden smokes rutabagas

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Rudy Baker
5 months ago

How did you know? Right next to the BBQ ribs.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

adjective

  1. Of, characterized by, involving, or relating to cognition.
  2. Having a basis in or reducible to empirical factual knowledge.
  3. Knowing, or apprehending by the understanding.
Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Thanks for the lesson.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

You were a teacher or claim to be, WTF:::

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

You were a teacher or claim to be, WTF:::

I only did teach respected colleges and universieites

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

Sounds like you bounced around a lot. Nobody wanted to keep you?

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

I wonder what you taught them.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

QED

Kinder

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

And your point is…

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Kindergarden
5 months ago

Biden is a fool , incompetent,and liar.

Linduh
Linduh
Reply to  Mad Trapper
5 months ago

She used to work at a sperm bank but was let go for drinking on the job

Kindergarden
Kindergarden
Reply to  Linduh
5 months ago

yuk. you are like Trapper.

Merry & Bright
Merry & Bright
5 months ago

Kudos to Monsignor Mike of St. Joseph’s Church’s letter to the editor yesterday. What a sad situation that a church on the main street of a city should have to rip out beautiful shrubs due to the city not addressing the drug and homeless situation. Where is the mayor in this? Where is the Chief of Police in this? Where are the Councilor At Large in this? No comment from any of them, as usual? How much more does St. Joe’s have to tolerate from this city? The city has allowed a beautiful landmark in Pittsfield to be ruined by their lack of even attempting to address this scary situation on the main street. This letter hit the newspaper just a few days of Marchetti stating the city is safe. As a parishioner of St. Joe’s it is very nerve racking to attend a service. Recently I was attending a very sad funeral mass only to be aggressively confronted in the parking lot for money. I agree with Monsignor, I hope voters wake up and clean out many of these useless elected officials. This Administration spends more time and money having the parking ticket officers spend their days keeping taxpayers off North Street. How much more ignorant can this Administration get? Pittsfield and the church deserve better.

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
Reply to  Merry & Bright
5 months ago

Krol also said the city is safe.

I used to drink in those bushes when I was 16 going to the Boys Club dances. They should have been ripped out then.

ChattyCathy
ChattyCathy
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

When is Krol going to discuss his conflict of interest/ethics issues?
His wife is an employee of the Pittsfield Public Schools. As mayor he will sit on the School Committee. A clear conflict of interest according to MA state ethics law. This needs to be addressed before the primary on Sept. 19th.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
5 months ago

Krol was talking about HIS neighborhood being safe. He lives far from the trouble zones just like Marchetti and Tyer. Probably rarely even hears a siren out his way.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
5 months ago

Krol lives in the crap hole of PCB pollution.

What has he done? NOTHING!