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Schenectady County GOP says Democrats bought endorsements

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Nick Gerace figured he’d be a shoo-in for an endorsement from the Schenectady County Independence Party. The Niskayuna resident and prospective candidate for county Legislature was enrolled in the party and felt he gave a strong interview before its executive board in May. He even recalled some of them commenting on his strong resume, which includes being a decorated officer in the U.S. Army, serving in a combat zone and leading a logistics department with ...

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September 8, 2013
5:42 a.m.

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No surprise there, send all of the crooks to jail and take any and all pensions.

September 8, 2013
8:07 a.m.

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Let's see. The Independence Party is controlled by the unionized firefighters. The Conservative Party is controlled by the unionized police department. And the Working Family Party is controlled by the unionized Service Employees International Union (SEIU). And most of the endorsed candidates of these parties are DEMS. The Sch'dy Co Legislature has ONE (1) Republican out of 15 legislators. We have a lower turnover of politicians than the Politburo. This is not what our Founding Fathers envisioned. Even FDR warned of the hazards of a unionized government workforce. And in 1958, JFK bowed to political pressure from LaGuardia to permit collective bargaining for the NYC city workers. Since then, the public worker unions have crushed Republicans. And it continues apace in Schenectady County.