Carl Pasquale Paladino  born August 24, is an American businessman and political activist. Paladino is the chairman of Ellicott Development Co. Paladino ran for Governor of New York in the election. Paladino's candidacy was supported by the Tea Party movement  and by residents of his native Western New York. Paladino was elected to the South Buffalo seat on the Buffalo School Board in , and was re-elected in
Carl Paladino defends his remarks on gays
Carl Paladino - Gay Brainwashing | Brooklyn Rabbi | Cuomo
The subject of homosexuality and Judaism dates back to the Torah. The book of Vayikra Leviticus is traditionally regarded as classifying sexual intercourse between males as a to'eivah something abhorred or detested that can be subject to capital punishment by the currently non-existent Sanhedrin under halakha Jewish law. The issue has been a subject of contention within modern Jewish denominations , and has led to debate and division. Traditionally, Judaism has understood homosexual male intercourse as contrary to Judaism, and this opinion is still maintained by Orthodox Judaism. On the other hand, Reconstructionist Judaism and Reform Judaism do not hold this view, and allow both homosexual intercourse and same-sex marriage. Conservative Judaism 's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards , which until December held the same position as Orthodoxy, has since issued multiple opinions under its philosophy of pluralism ; one opinion continues to follow the Orthodox position while another opinion substantially liberalizes the view of homosexual sex and relationships while continuing to regard certain sexual acts as prohibited. Allen Bennett became the first openly gay rabbi in the United States in
Carl Paladino: Don't Be 'Brainwashed' Into Thinking Homosexuality Is 'Equally Valid' (VIDEO)
New York CNN -- A day after saying homosexuality is not "an equally valid or successful option," New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino denied being anti-gay Monday but said it was "disgusting" that his opponent took his children to a gay pride parade. I saw the men in their little Speedos, gyrating on each other. I think that's disgusting.
You see, it doesn't really matter if he gave some mean speech about them brainwashing America's youth, because he totally was a landlord to a couple of gay clubs, back in the '00s! Wait, what? Yes, would a homophobe rent space in his vast real estate empire to bars where gays can meet up and be dysfunctional with one another, in the butt? New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino, who has spent the week fending off accusations that he is anti-gay, once collected rent from two gay clubs located in buildings he owned in downtown Buffalo, according to a published report. Cobalt, one of the two clubs, operated as a gay bar in and most of and was run by Paladino's son, William, the Daily News reported Wednesday, citing state liquor board records.