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  GOP governor hopeful Carl Paladino cashed in on Buffalo gay clubs Cobalt, Buddies II
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Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Oct 13, 2010 11:59am
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AuthorRich Schapiro In Buffalo, Robert Gearty and Greg B. Smith
MediaNewspaper - New York Daily News
News DateWednesday, October 13, 2010 09:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionCarl Paladino says kids shouldn't be "brainwashed" into thinking it's okay to be gay or be taken to a "disgusting" gay pride parade.

But he had no problem when his son, William, ran Cobalt, a nightclub once dubbed Buffalo's "gay club of the moment."

And he had no problem cashing the rent checks from Cobalt and another gay club called Buddies II, both of which were located for years in buildings he owned.

From May 2004 through July 2006, William Paladino co-owned a nightclub on Delaware Ave. in downtown Buffalo, records show.
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