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Yesterday, at the Missouri Ethics Commission:

Contribution in Excess of $500 Received Within 48 Hours

C091145 FRIENDS OF PETER KINDER [pdf] 1/11/2011

PURPOSE: The purpose of this form is to report within 48 hours the receipt of a single contribution of more than $500.00 received from any single contributor by:

A current office holder or candidate for the office of State Representative or State Senator receiving such contribution during the regular legislative session;

A current office holder or candidate for the office of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Auditor receiving such contribution during the regular legislative session and any time when legislation from the regular legislative session awaits gubernatorial action.

Required Pursuant To Section 130.044 RSMo. Information is to be included in the committee’s next full disclosure report.

Southwest Missouri Leadership PAC

PO Box 1725

Joplin, MO 64802

1/10/2011

$7,000.00

[emphasis added]

A “run of the mill” PAC contribution (at least for republicans). Then there’s this:

Contribution in Excess of $500 Received Within 48 Hours

C091145 FRIENDS OF PETER KINDER [pdf] 1/11/2011

PURPOSE: The purpose of this form is to report within 48 hours the receipt of a single contribution of more than $500.00 received from any single contributor by:

A current office holder or candidate for the office of State Representative or State Senator receiving such contribution during the regular legislative session;

A current office holder or candidate for the office of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Auditor receiving such contribution during the regular legislative session and any time when legislation from the regular legislative session awaits gubernatorial action.

Required Pursuant To Section 130.044 RSMo. Information is to be included in the committee’s next full disclosure report.

CNS Corporation

500 E. 9th St.

Kansas City, MO 64106 1/10/2011

$10,000.00

[emphasis added]

CNS Corporation is registered as a business entity with the Missouri Secretary of State. Charles Sharpe is listed as President and as a member of the Board of Directors in the April 22, 2010 filing with the Secretary of State.

There was a campaign contribution by the same Charles Sharpe to Vicky Hartzler’s (r) successful 2010 campaign (via the Federal Election Commission):

SHARPE, CHARLES

, MO 64106

CNS CORP/PRESIDENT

HARTZLER, VICKY

VIA VICKY HARTZLER FOR CONGRESS

10/18/2010 2400.00 10992432794

[emphasis added]

Listed on the same reporting form is a contribution of $600.00 from Laurie Sharpe, who is also listed as being on the Board of Directors for CNS Corporation in the April 22, 2010 filing with the Secretary of State.

There’s a history of contributions to far right wingnut politicians:

SHARPE, CHARLES

KANSAS CITY, MO 64106

CNS CORP

  VITTER, DAVID

   VIA DAVID VITTER FOR US SENATE

10/29/2004 1000.00 24021092604

SHARPE, CHARLES

KANSAS CITY, MO 64106

CNS CORPORATION

  AKIN, W TODD

   VIA TODD AKIN FOR CONGRESS

07/17/2000 1000.00 20035903456

  GRAVES, SAMUEL B JR ‘SAM’

   VIA GRAVES FOR CONGRESS

06/20/2000 1000.00 20035884816

  HULSHOF, KENNY CHARLES

   VIA HULSHOF FOR CONGRESS

10/08/1999 1000.00 20035220069

09/02/2000 500.00 20036201622

  TALENT, JAMES MATTHES

   VIA TALENT FOR SENATE COMMITTEE

08/28/2001 1000.00 22020092365

08/28/2001 1000.00 22020092366

SHARPE, CHARLES

KANSAS CITY, MO 64106

CNS CORPORATION/CHAIRMAN OF BOARD

  TALENT, JAMES MATTHES

   VIA TALENT FOR SENATE COMMITTEE

09/09/2005 2100.00 25020430606

SHARPE, CHARLES

KANSAS CITY, MO 64106

CNS CORPORATION/CHAIRMAN OF THE B

  KITPAC

01/10/2008 4000.00 28990782370

SHARPE, CHARLES

KANSAS CITY, MO 64106

CNS CORPORATION/FOUNDER

  BLUNT, ROY

   VIA FRIENDS OF ROY BLUNT

03/20/2001 1000.00 21990234478

12/07/2001 1000.00 22990182415

SHARPE, CHARLES

KANSAS CITY, MO 64106

CNS CORPORATION/PRES CHAIRMAN OF

  BLUNT, ROY

   VIA FRIENDS OF ROY BLUNT

07/27/2004 2000.00 24962519579

SHARPE, CHARLES

KANSAS CITY, MO 64106

CNS CORPORATION/PRES, CHAIRMAN OF

  BLUNT, ROY

   VIA FRIENDS OF ROY BLUNT

08/02/2010 -4800.00 10020810909

08/02/2010 7200.00 10020810908

SHARPE, CHARLES

KANSAS CITY, MO 64106

CNS CORPORATION/PRESIDENT

  HULSHOF, KENNY CHARLES

   VIA HULSHOF FOR CONGRESS

04/15/2003 2000.00 23991366814

[emphasis added]

A friend of Roy, too?

It must be nice to have consistent corporate friends.