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Vampire State



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New York State has the worst, most corrupt political establishment in the Union, and George “He’s running for WHAT?” Pataki is the worst of the lot.  Here is Fred Dicker to tell you why.

His much-acclaimed use of public money to buy or restrict development on 1 million acres of rural land turned the historic rationale for conservationism on its head.

Pataki acted not to forestall the damaging effects of industrial expansion and population growth but to do just the opposite, to make sure there would be no industrial expansion or population growth that could encroach on the enclaves of the super-wealthy whose company he kept.

Pataki helped turn much of upstate’s rural population into a new form of peonage – servants to the Manhattan and Westchester leisure classes – to a degree even the smug Dutch Patroons would never have imagined.



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