Related Issues: Carl Paladino

Carl Paladino doesn’t respect his workers or their union
NYHTC, October 31, 2010 - A Village Voice article containing facts and findings set out in an NLRB decision will be of particular interest to union members. The decision ordered millionaire business man Carl Paladino to reinstate a union steward he had fired, a woman who worked as a cleaner in one of his many buildings. [more...]

Paladino flip-flops on his innuendoes and unfounded allegations re Cuomo “‘paramours’”
NYHTC, October 30, 2010 - Carl Paladino alleged Andrew Cuomo had had affairs while married to Kerry Kennedy, according to a September 29, 2010, article in Although asked during the POLITICO interview for substantiation of his allegation, he offered none. [more...]

Paladino’s campaign admits to lie about his army service
NYHTC, October 30, 2010 - Last month, Carl Paladino's campaign manager, Michael Caputo, told Huffington Post editor Dan Collins that Paladino spent "'six months active duty with orders for Vietnam'" and was "'responsible for training 250 men during that time at Fort Bliss.'" [more...]

Paladino takes back his touted radical budget cut plan
NYHTC, October 30, 2010 - One of the primary tenets of Carl Paladino's campaign for governor has been his plan to fix New York State's budget problems: a 20 percent spending cut, paired with a 10 percent tax cut. Newsday reported, in an article the Boston Herald picked up, that the millionaire real estate developer told reporters his original plan was "unrealistic" and, according to experts, would take 18 months to two years to implement. [more...]

Paladino’s hometown newspaper endorses his opponent
NYHTC, October 30, 2010 - The Buffalo News, Carl Paladino's hometown newspaper, endorsed Democrat Andrew Cuomo on Sunday, saying "'there is no choice'" but Cuomo. [more...]

Buffalo’s enthusiasm for Carl Paladino fades
NYHTC, October 30, 2010 - When Carl Paladino won the Republican primary election for governor, he was buoyed by a wave of support from his hometown of Buffalo, New York, and the surrounding areas of western and central New York, where citizens often complain of feeling neglected in Albany. [more...]

Paladino says Jewish politician Sheldon Silver “‘fits the bill of an Antichrist or a Hitler’”
NYHTC, October 30, 2010 - An article in the October 27, 2009, Niagara Falls Gazette recounted how an Erie County politician had earlier apologized and called a "'poor joke'" his having compared Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, an Orthodox Jew, "to Adolf Hitler and the Antichrist." This same article reported that Carl Paladino told attendees, at a public forum sponsored by the Niagara County Patriots, he didn't think the politician should have apologized. [more...]

Paladino says Speaker Sheldon Silver “‘a criminal’”
NYHTC, October 30, 2010 - Crain's reported that in speaking at a forum the publication sponsored, GOP candidate for governor Carl Paladino referred to Democratic New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver as "'a criminal.'" [more...]

Paladino proposes prison dorms for welfare recipients
NYHTC, October 30, 2010 - The Huffington Post reported that while seeking the Republican nomination for New York governor, Carl Paladino proposed turning "underused" prisons into dormitories for people receiving public assistance. [more...]

Mr. Paladino, voters are entitled to know: why did you send those appalling emails?
NYHTC, October 30, 2010 - After Carl Paladino sought to explain away his sending of racist, sexist, and pornographic emails as "poor judgment," New York Times columnist Bob Herbert urged him to make a "full, thoughtful explanation" of why he engaged in this offensive behavior. [more...]

Paladino flails away at his customary targets
NYHTC, October 27, 2010 - In a post-primary Associated Press interview, Carl Paladino expressed his disdain for Andrew Cuomo, Sheldon Silver, immigrants, the poor, and Medicaid benefits. [more...]

New York Times editorial:  Politically crude
NYHTC, October 26, 2010 - In an editorial decrying the hate-filled character of this election cycle, the New York Times strongly criticized gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino's contributions to its vile character. [more...]

Paladino nephew “very offended” by uncle’s anti-gay remarks
NYHTC, October 26, 2010 - According to articles in both the New York Post and Daily News, Carl Paladino attempted to use his 23-year old nephew, who is gay, as a shield against claims that Paladino is bigoted and homophobic. [more...]

Paladino’s remarks about gays produce verbal broadside of criticism and condemnation
NYHTC, October 26, 2010 - News stories in the New York Times (and numerous other local and national media) reported on gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino's spate of anti-gay statements. [more...]

New York Times editorial: If he can’t take the heat
NYHTC, October 26, 2010 - The New York Times commented on Carl Paladino's tendency to lose his cool in tough situations, despite his penchant for tough talk against his opponents. [more...]

Paladino’s campaign profiteering
NYHTC, October 26, 2010 - Articles in The Village Voice and the New York Daily News cite figures suggesting that whether he wins or loses the election in November, Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and his staff and other associates will have profited nicely from his "Paladino for the People" campaign. [more...]

Paladino’s proposed budget cuts don’t add up
NYHTC, October 26, 2010 - Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino spoke at a Crain's New York breakfast forum October 5, 2010, about his budget-cutting proposals for New York State. [more...]

New York Post editorial:  Bigot from Buffalo
NYHTC, October 26, 2010 - Citing Carl Paladino's apparent forwarding of emails "studded with hard-core pornography and vile racism," some of which had been displayed by, the New York Post expressed reservations about aspects of his conduct. [more...]

Paladino campaign chairman says Paladino e-mailed “‘some regrettable material’”
NYHTC, October 26, 2010 - In the immediate aftermath of information seemingly tying gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino to emails that were racist and sexually explicit, his campaign manager acknowledged Paladino had sent "'e-mails with some regrettable material'" and "'t's behavior that Carl regrets.'" [more...]

New York Times editorial:  Mr. Paladino and the System
NYHTC, October 26, 2010 - A trenchant editorial in the New York Times highlights the hypocrisy of Carl Paladino's condemnations of political "insiders" as his past conduct leaves no doubt he is very much one of them. [more...]

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