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Carl Paladino

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Carl Paladino Sends Psycho Message After Claims He Owes Campaigners Cash

    ​Yesterday the hometown paper of failed New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino, the Buffalo News, claimed that he owed as much as $130,000 to about a dozen people who worked on his 2010 campaign. Paladino has a history of acting crazy, and rash rants of the racist, homophobic and all a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Carl Paladino Owes Staffers $130,000 From Failed Campaign

    ​Unsuccessful New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino still owes about $130,000 to "about a dozen" employees from his campaign last year, according to the Buffalo News, his very same hometown paper that endorsed his rival, now-governor Andrew Cuomo. The paper claims that various "salari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Chris Lee Could Be Replaced By Carl Paladino

    ​Christopher Lee, the New York representative who resigned yesterday amid a scandal over shirtless pictures, will be replaced between 30 and 45 days after Governor Andrew Cuomo calls for a special election. Rumors have already started as to who might run for the spot, including one that New Yorker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    The Biggest Douches of the Year

    ​1) Mel Gibson. Mel's onslaught of hate was horrific, though it actually did his career credibility some good when it got him bumped from The Hangover II. 2) Carl Paladino. He's still pulling his foot out of his ass over those gay remarks--but not that quickly.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2010

    Carl Paladino Blames the Media in Slightly Batshit, Sore Loser Letter

    ​Carl Paladino was pretty much crushed by Andrew Cuomo in the race for governor of New York, and if you thought he was going to be a gracious failed candidate then you weren't paying attention to any of the campaign. Yesterday, he sounded off about the media in a letter to political journalist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Buffalo Is So Over Carl Paladino

    ​In credence to the adaptability and resilience of the human spirit, Buffalo, hometown to the little governor that wasn't, Carl Paladino, is kinda okay with things. In fact, maybe they never loved him in the first place. And even if they did, they certainly didn't consider him "marriage materi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    The Biggest Douche of 2010

    ​Let's get a jump on all the year-end pieces that will surely be heading this way (from myself, for example) and crown the biggest douche of the year so far. Was it mouthy Mel Gibson for spewing even more hatred than critics leveled at Air America?

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    New York Gubernatorial Candidate Makes Final Pre-Election Push With Local Constituents

    According to photographic evidence provided by WNYCMedia.net, New York's Republican option for governor, Carl Paladino, partied with sexy wenches, a, er, "guy in blackface" (or maybe a burn victim/devil person/sexy post-op Jocelyn Wildenstein?), and a zombie for Halloween at West Seneca bar Potter's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2010

    Carl Paladino Storms Off TV Over His Own Gillibrand "Little Girl" Comments

    ​Carl Paladino, the GOP candidate for governor of New York, went on a "TV tirade" on Plattsburgh's WCAX-TV, a local CBS affiliate, Friday evening when asked about calling Senator Kirsten Gillibrand a "little girl," according to the Buffalo News. (The News, Paladino's hometown paper, has alread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Carl Paladino Can't Catch a Break, Even From GOP-Loving Murdoch

    Nixon's Checkers speech: Paladino needs one​The Greater Murdoch Empire may be pumping millions into national Republican races, but it's working overtime to drive the GOP's Carl Paladino bananas. Today, the Post gives a rare tip of the Murdoch hat to Sir Rupert's much-loathed rival, the Times, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Countess LuAnn Meets Pee-wee Herman

    CLICK HERE for my zingy column in which offbeat celebs like Countess LuAnn de Lesseps and Pee Wee Herman come together in a big ball of glittery mayhem, and I emerge the wiser for it. *Find out Pee Wee's blistering response to Carl Paladino.

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2010

    Carl Paladino's Hometown Newspaper Endorses Andrew Cuomo

    ​Batty and bigoted Republican candidate for governor of New York, Carl Paladino, is trailing his opponent Andrew Cuomo by doubt-digits in the polls and suffered another blow Sunday when his hometown newspaper, the Buffalo News, endorsed Cuomo. "In the end, there is no choice for governor but A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Please Vote This Year

    ​Do it for mama. For one thing, we can send a message to Carl Paladino, the gubernatorial candidate who said gays aren't created by God the way straights were, and they can't possibly make decent family units together. As he frantically flip-flopped to save face, it became clearer and cleare ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Morning Links: First NY Governor's Debate Tonight; Super Typhoon Hits Phillippines; Teachers Fired for Inappropriate Facebooking

    ​• A sure-to-be-fun (and perhaps the only) debate among New York's seven gubernatorial candidates -- including Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino, Charles Barron of the Freedom Party, former "Manhattan Madam" Kristen Davis, Howie Hawkins of the Green Party, Jimmy McMillan of the "Rent Is 2 Damn Hig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2010

    Paladino Refused Gay-Bashing Campaign Manager's Resignation Twice

    ​Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino's campaign manager Michael Caputo offered to quit twice after the fall out from Paladino's now notorious speech, which Caputo co-wrote, about "dysfunctional homosexuals." Both times the candidate rebuffed his aide's offer, according to the New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Carl Paladino Generously Shared More Patriotic Porn Emails With Friends

    ​The mischievous Buffalonians at WNYMedia.net have given the world yet another batch of over-the-top Carl Paladino emails he allegedly forwarded to a few dozen close friends. Again, there was no denial from Camp Carl, though campaign manager Michael Caputo suggested to the Daily News' Keith Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    How Does Carl Paladino Get the 'Tea Party' Tag After Teabagging the Tea Partiers?

    ​Sometimes it's really tough to figure out what's news in New York. Everywhere in America, and on every national cable channel, it's Tea Party talk all the time. Carl Paladino runs for governor as if he's a Tea Partier and knocks off the ballot the only candidate to actually file petition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Naked Hypocrisy: Carl Paladino's Roger Stone at the Gay Pride Parade

    By Brianna Strange and Samantha Cook Carl Paladino questioned Andrew Cuomo's decision to take his daughter to New York's Gay Pride parade. Is that because Paladino knew that one of his top campaign advisers, Roger Stone, would be there exhibiting NC-17 behavior?

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    How Carl Paladino Went From Gay-Basher to Gay-Sympathizer in Less Than 24 Hours

    ​Remember that time New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said those ugly things about The Gay Population of the World? WNYC reporter Azi Paybarah first reported yesterday Paladino saying that he didn't "want [kids] brainwashed into thinking homosexuality is an equal valid...option." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    What Does Mayor Bloomberg Think of Paladino's Gay-Bashing?

    ​Earlier today, we looked at the fascinating path Carl Paladino's views on America's gay population have taken over the last day or so. The mayor of our fair city has not, up until this point, weighed in on the various things that make no sense that have come out of Carl Paladino's mouth, like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2010

    Carl Paladino: Homosexuality is Not an 'Equal, Valid Option'

    ​Amid a flurry of nationwide anti-gay attacks and a sudden, subsequent media awareness, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, Carl Paladino, said on Sunday, "I don't want [kids] brainwashed into thinking homosexuality is an equal valid...option," according to local political repor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2010

    Roger Stone Backs Away from Paladino, but Can't Get Rid of the Stink of Scott Rothstein

    ​In an odd week in the gubernatorial campaign, the oddest moment was Roger Stone's NY1 appearance on Tuesday, when he appeared to be trying to put miles of distance between himself and Carl Paladino, whose September primary victory Stone engineered. This grew even odder when Palad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    The (Roger) Stone Around Carl Paladino's Neck

    The Times reports that Roger Stone associates have collected a million dollars in fees so far from Carl Paladino's campaign, adding a couple of companies to the list we published last week. It's an astonishing total, and a measure of Stone's shaping influence on the Paladino campaign, reaffirmed in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Morning Links: Carl Paladino to Make "Major" TV Announcement; Lou Dobbs' Illegal Immigrant Trouble; Verizon iPhone Update

    ​• New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino has bought a block of TV time with the three network affiliates in Buffalo and is expected to make a "major" announcement today at 5:13 p.m. Don't bet that he's dropping out. But is he still angry?[NYDN] • The stream of red, toxic sludge f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Five Things Carl Paladino Might Do on Television Today (Video Countdown)

    ​Did you hear the big news? New York's angriest, smelliest gubernatorial candidate, Carl Paladino, is going to be on the TEE-VEE tonight at 5:13 p.m.. What's going to happen? Nobody knows! We have some ideas.

  • Columns

    October 6, 2010

    Carl Paladino, Buffalo Bully

    The candidate lets his employees know who's boss

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Carl Paladino May Be Unsafe At Any Speed: Now it's OSHA Fines on His Buildings

    Morgan Schweitzer​Carl Paladino marked his pledge to turn down his bile dial yesterday by calling Shelly Silver a "criminal" - a word that even bothered the Post's editorial page which has been calling for Silver's head for years. Say this for Buffalo's Have-Mouth-Will-Travel Paladin: He's a n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Inside Carl Paladino's Fevered Mind: This Time, He Was a Hostage Negotiator

    ​Carl Paladino says he remembers the sixties, but apparently he wasn't there. That's what several people told the Syracuse Post-Standard's Paul Riede when he tried to track down Paladino's claims to have faced down a mob of crazed student rioters. In an interview about his law student days at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2010

    Cuomo to Paladino: Now It's Really, Really Personal

    ​In the increasingly ugly race for Governor of New York, the biggest political issue has become illicit sex. First it was the disturbing, head-on confrontation of Tea Partier Carl Paladino's affair, by his wife nonetheless, in both the New York Post and New York Times. Then it was Paladino's l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Carl Paladino vs. Fred Dicker, Reenacted by Bears (Video)

    via Gothamist​As captivated as we were yesterday by the Fred Dicker/Carl Paladino brouhaha, there's a dust-up video today that outdoes that one, for the singular reason that it is exactly the same, except...Fred Dicker and Carl Paladino are played by animated bears. This is maybe better than t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Carl Paladino vs. The Tea Party: No Love Lost

    ​Third party politics in New York is so byzantine most voters turn off when it comes up. But Rudy Giuliani wouldn't have been mayor without the now-defunct Liberal line and George Pataki's margin over Mario Cuomo in 1994 was provided by the State Conservative Party. So the swing this week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Carl Paladino: The Dirty Details in His Campaign Filings

    ​The Times and the Daily News ran stories yesterday exposing the shady conspiracy that is the Paladino For The People campaign. The $53,000 tax lien against campaign spokesman Michael Caputo unearthed by the Times got a taunting "so what" from Caputo himself. Stiffing the IRS just proved agai ... More >>

  • News

    September 29, 2010

    White America Has Lost Its Mind

    The white brain, beset with worries, finally goes haywire in spectacular fashion

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Carl Paladino to Get Conservative Party Nod, Plus Lots of Bad Baggage

    Morgan Schweitzer​The Conservative Party will meet tomorrow in Albany to make Buffalo Carl Paladino its new nominee and we can only hope this time around no one gets hit in the head with a brick. We are talking real bricks here. Yes, hard as it may be to accept for True Tea Party Believers, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Stop Me If You've Heard This One Already: So, Carl Paladino Walks Into a Lesbian Bar...

    Morgan Schweitzer​One of the problems about running for office is that your back pages suddenly become a must-read. Carl Paladino is getting a taste of that from all-sides back home in Buffalo where people are shuffling up to the mic to tell stories on the Republican candidate for governor. On ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Andrew Cuomo and Black Voters -- The Key to his Father's Victory, Will They Help the Son?

    ​Having set the national stage for the Carl Paladino roll-out yesterday, with CNN citing the Times as their reason for interviewing him, the paper did a nosedive today on the Sienna and Marist polls that rebut the Quinnipiac numbers that were featured in a front page story the day before. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino, and Those Nutty Polls

    ​The day before Mike Bloomberg defeated Bill Thompson by 4.6 percent of the vote last November, Quinnipiac said the mayor would win by 12 points. Its poll the day before the 2005 election predicted Bloomberg would beat Fernando Ferrer by 38 points, twice his actual margin. The good news for ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 22, 2010

    Carl Paladino's Carefully Crazy Act

    How many nuts win multimillion-dollar state leases?

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Carl Paladino's Carefully Nurtured Crazy Act Is Working!

    ​A morning poll has Buffalo Carl Paladino running just six points shy of Andrew Cuomo and there is much hope in Media Land that it's true. "IT'S ON!" crows the News' Daily Politics blog. "Quinnipiac: Cuomo 49%, Paladino 43%." This proves, as pointed out succinctly in the Voice this week, that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Carl Paladino's Hitler Card Has Now Been Busted Out

    Sad Hitler is sad about being used for political gain.​New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino's scary, insane run for the highest executive office of our state has already seen: Garbage-scented flyers, Freaky, possibly racist flyers of his opponent, Andrew Cuomo, showering in garba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2010

    State Politics: Carl Paladino Catches Andrew Cuomo Showering With His Chain On

    ​The Tea Party Republican candidate for New York governor, Carl Paladino, has a ballsy Photoshopping intern. That's really the only way to explain a new printable flyer sent out this weekend to the campaign's email list. The image -- see it, large and dirty, after the jump -- shows Attorney Ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Carl Paladino Is a Little Stinker

    ​You didn't pass gas, it's just Carl Paladino's campaign mailer. The Tea Party gubernatorial candidate and wealthy businessman thinks Albany stinks, and he sent out a garbage-tinged mass flyer to widely diffuse his point. Not only does Paladino -- who won in the election upset against GOP fron ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Angry Man Carl Paladino: 'You think these people who voted for us yesterday just crawled out of a space ship?'

    ​Less than 24 hours after winning his first election, Carl "Angry Man" Paladino sat down in a TV studio to prove that just because he's now the official Republican standard-bearer for governor doesn't mean he's going to put a cork in it. Paladino sat somewhere in Buffalo while NY1's Elizabeth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Carl Paladino, Angry Man, Beats His Own Party

    ​No matter what your politics you have to admit Republicans yesterday went for the guy with a lot more pop in his bat -- literally. Just three months ago, all Carl Paladino, the wealthy gun-slinging landlord from Buffalo who will now carry the GOP banner for governor, could muster at the Repub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Carl Paladino Sounds Off on Gubernatorial Rival Rick Lazio's Chummy Corporate Past

    By Adam Schwartzman Carl Paladino, real estate mogul and Rick Lazio's main competition for the Republican nomination in the upcoming gubernatorial election, was not surprised at Wayne Barrett's recent and painfully explicit exposé of Lazio's corporate past. He relayed some of his thoughts in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Carl Paladino Dispatches Duck to Stalk Andrew Cuomo

    via Capitol Tonight​Proving that nothing is too stupid in love and politics, Carl Paladino has dispatched a person in a duck suit -- get it, duck? as in, "ducking questions about his position on health care reform"? -- to follow Andrew Cuomo around the state as he campaigns for the New York go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Carl Paladino and Tom Ognibene: The All-Italian GOP Ticket

    ​Carl Paladino, the mega-millionaire rebel from Buffalo who wants to be governor, kicks off his petition drive today to force his way into a uno-a-uno primary against official Republican party candidate Rick Lazio. And he's running on an all-Paisan Party ticket, he announced last night. In a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Carl Paladino: Racist E-mails Prove I'm Human

    ​Being a true Tea Party partisan means never having to say you're sorry, and yesterday Carl Paladino, the Buffalo real estate titan who would be governor, lived up to the code. At a press conference in the Finger Lakes, Paladino refused to disown a torrent of e-mails that a western New York we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Carl Paladino's Beyond-the-Pale E-mails

    ​It's only Monday and it's already clear it's going to be a tough week for Republicans looking to be elected governor. On top of Steve Levy's scrambling to explain how he came to share his house in Suffolk County with a twice-convicted scam-artist attorney, comes news from Buffalo that Carl Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Carl Paladino Fires Up Charter Review Meet, Dubs Levy 'Pretty Boy'

    ​ The reward for sitting through two hours of the first hearing of the new city Charter Review Commission last night was the late arrival of Carl Paladino. The gray-haired real estate mogul from Buffalo with a voice like gravel and dark pouches of worry below his eyes is a Tea Party dream come ... More >>

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