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Previously:

The irony impaired opponent of the “Missouri Court Plan” (January 31, 2008)

The irony impaired opponent of the “Missouri Court Plan” – part 2 (May 13, 2009)

Campaign Finance: Who would want to politicize the judiciary? (August 30, 2012)

This has been going on for a while. Right wingnuts never give up.

Today at the Missouri Ethics Commission:

C121379 09/05/2012 MISSOURIANS FOR BETTER COURTS Missourians for Open and Accountable Judicial Selection d/b/a Better Courts for Missouri P O Box 1524 Jefferson City MO 65102 9/4/2012 $80,000.00

[emphasis added]

Who? They call themselves “Missourians for Open and Accountable…” with no sense of irony. So, who is actually writing the check?

C121379: Missourians For Better Courts

131 North Mulberry Drive Suite 200 Committee Type: Campaign

Kansas City Mo 64116

(816) 584-9393 Established Date: 07/13/2012

[….]

Ballot Measure History

Constitutional Amendment #3 11/06/2012 Shall The Missouri Constitution Be Amended To Change The Current Nonpartisam Selection Of Supreme Court And Court Of Appeals Judges Support

[emphasis added]

Also, today, at the Missouri Ethics Commission, from those opposed to gutting the Missouri Court Plan:

C121294 09/05/2012 MISSOURIANS FOR FAIR AND IMPARTIAL COURTS COMMITTEE Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Gorny 11150 Overbrook Rd Suite 200 Leawood KS 66211 9/4/2012 $10,000.00

C121294 09/05/2012 MISSOURIANS FOR FAIR AND IMPARTIAL COURTS COMMITTEE Dollar, Burns, & Becker, L.C. 1100 Main Street Suite 2600 Kansas City MO 64105 9/4/2012 $10,000.00

C121294 09/05/2012 MISSOURIANS FOR FAIR AND IMPARTIAL COURTS COMMITTEE Dollar, Burns, & Becker, L.C. 1100 Main Street Suite 2600 Kansas City MO 64105 9/4/2012 $10,000.00

C121294 09/05/2012 MISSOURIANS FOR FAIR AND IMPARTIAL COURTS COMMITTEE Davis, Bethune & Jones, LLC 1100 Main Street Suite 2930 Kansas City MO 64105 9/4/2012 $20,000.00

C121294 09/05/2012 MISSOURIANS FOR FAIR AND IMPARTIAL COURTS COMMITTEE Walters, Bender, Strohbehn & Vaughan 2500 City Center Square 1100 Main Street P.O. Box 26188 Kansas City MO 64196 9/4/2012 $10,000.00

[emphasis added]

Uh, yep, we know who’s writing the checks for this second group.

C121294: Missourians For Fair And Impartial Courts Committee

Po Box 1072 Committee Type: Campaign

Jefferson City Mo 65102

(573) 636-2822 Established Date: 05/11/2012

[….]

Ballot Measure History

Court Plan 11/06/2012 Court Plan, State Of Missouri Oppose

[emphasis added]