Kunza-mennemeyer vs. Grunick

Kunza-mennemeyer vs. Grunick

Created by Curious Cal on Jul 25, 2012

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cordis

Troy, MO

#1 Jul 26, 2012
close race
Gassy cakes

United States

#2 Jul 26, 2012
Oh I don't agree. I think Grunick has this in the bag.
Virgo

United States

#3 Jul 28, 2012
This race is very interesting.
hey virgo

Lake Saint Louis, MO

#4 Jul 29, 2012
WAKE UP you need a life it isnt interesting . it is boring as hell
Virgo

Wentzville, MO

#5 Jul 29, 2012
hey virgo wrote:
WAKE UP you need a life it isnt interesting . it is boring as hell
You make me SNORE
Trudy

United States

#6 Jul 30, 2012
Kunza was at the fair Friday with her ex husband and her boy friend. She does not behave like a judge. Gary should win hands down.
Mark

Tulsa, OK

#7 Jul 30, 2012
Chris has my vote, hands down.
Anita

Lake Saint Louis, MO

#8 Jul 30, 2012
We are very fortunate to have such a qualified candidate to vote for. Be sure to check out the Lincoln County Journal this week for Gary's add.
lincoln county man

Saint Louis, MO

#9 Jul 30, 2012
We need a man with good values and leadership ability. This Grunick guy seems very stable and consistant
Whose Who

United States

#10 Jul 30, 2012
Gary Anthony Grunick – Colonel - U.S. Air force, Retired -- I know this man!! He is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration, and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri. He then became a Judge Advocate General (JAG) for the U.S. Air Force, serving for 21 years. During his years with the Air Force he acquired excellent experience relevant to serving as Judge for the 45th Circuit Court – having officiated as Appellate Judge on the Air Force Court of Military Review in Washington D.C. His 38 years as a Missouri Attorney recommend him to receive my vote.
Mark

Kansas City, MO

#11 Jul 30, 2012
We are extremely fortunate to have such a qualified candidate to vote for, and that is why i'm voting for Chris, she is the qualified one.
Perspective

Lake Saint Louis, MO

#12 Jul 30, 2012
Mr. Grunick has a wealth of experience...all with Military Law, not civil or criminal law. The rules are different, the procedures are different and the powers of the JAG are different. Not saying they are good or bad...just remember this when voting. As he stated, he made rulings in military court, not civil or criminal court. Lastly 125 jury trials over 39 years equals just a bit more than 3 per year.....the 45th Judicial Circuit does this many in one week. The volume is quite different.

Ms. Mennemeyer did not answer the questions put to her in the LCJ. For example, she did not answer her political background. For question A., it was not stated how exactly she would make "better use of funds and resources". Okay, exactly what are you speaking of. For question B., it is irrelevant what your position is on abortion...it is a safe be that if elected, you will not be charged with ruling on Roe v. Wade.
Question D. Define what "common sense practices" you will bring to the Court as Presiding Judge.

My point is this, and I have not made my decision yet....but read and listen to what they wrote and said. And then ask yourself "How exactly does this make the candidate a better choice over another."

Thank You
Farmers Daughter

United States

#13 Jul 30, 2012
Dear Perspective,
All of Mr. Grunick's experience has not been just Military Law, although he was in the JAG for 21 years serving his country in more legal aspects than just 125 trials. He negotiated treaties and contracts with foreign countries. Supervised 19 airbase legal offices in the Southeast United States and Panama. He managed Civil Law issues for all of the Air Bases in Europe including property worth over $100 million. He had to notify next of kin when there was a military death. Being an Appellate Judge on the highest court in the Air Force in Washington, DC proves his competence in judging criminal cases and writing opinions as one of nine Air Force Appellate Judges in the world.
If you will read Mr. Grunick's qualifications, he spent 10 years in private practice after military retirement, and then the last 8 years as a State of Missouri Public Defender, representing over 300 indigent clients a year = 2400. He has tried 21 FELONY JURY TRIALS during the last 8 years.(Murder, Sexual Assault, Armed Robbery, Drug Manufacturing and Sale,etc.) He has closed 2,509 cases and made over 5,000 court appearances in that 8 years in Lincoln County. The 45th Judicial Circuit may do one trial a week and many times none. Mr. Grunick is in the courtroom almost everyday and sometimes making appearance with up to 30 clients a day.
Chris Kunza-Mennemeyer counts every court appearance - traffic ticket, divorce hearing etc as a "trial" in her ads, when in fact she has yet to do a FELONY JURY TRIAL in her life. If you are running for Circuit Judge, it might be good to have tried a few FELONY JURY TRIALS before you have to judge one, and have more years experience than most of the attorneys and all of the other associate judges.
Judge

O Fallon, MO

#14 Jul 30, 2012
Trudy wrote:
Kunza was at the fair Friday with her ex husband and her boy friend. She does not behave like a judge. Gary should win hands down.
Well Judge Trudy, who are you to judge how a judge is supposed to behave? A Judge can't have an ex husband or a boyfriend? This is about the stupidest comment I've seen.
Perspective

Lake Saint Louis, MO

#15 Jul 30, 2012
Farmers Daughter wrote:
Dear Perspective,
All of Mr. Grunick's experience has not been just Military Law, although he was in the JAG for 21 years serving his country in more legal aspects than just 125 trials. He negotiated treaties and contracts with foreign countries. Supervised 19 airbase legal offices in the Southeast United States and Panama. He managed Civil Law issues for all of the Air Bases in Europe including property worth over $100 million. He had to notify next of kin when there was a military death. Being an Appellate Judge on the highest court in the Air Force in Washington, DC proves his competence in judging criminal cases and writing opinions as one of nine Air Force Appellate Judges in the world.
If you will read Mr. Grunick's qualifications, he spent 10 years in private practice after military retirement, and then the last 8 years as a State of Missouri Public Defender, representing over 300 indigent clients a year = 2400. He has tried 21 FELONY JURY TRIALS during the last 8 years.(Murder, Sexual Assault, Armed Robbery, Drug Manufacturing and Sale,etc.) He has closed 2,509 cases and made over 5,000 court appearances in that 8 years in Lincoln County. The 45th Judicial Circuit may do one trial a week and many times none. Mr. Grunick is in the courtroom almost everyday and sometimes making appearance with up to 30 clients a day.
Chris Kunza-Mennemeyer counts every court appearance - traffic ticket, divorce hearing etc as a "trial" in her ads, when in fact she has yet to do a FELONY JURY TRIAL in her life. If you are running for Circuit Judge, it might be good to have tried a few FELONY JURY TRIALS before you have to judge one, and have more years experience than most of the attorneys and all of the other associate judges.
Negotiating treaties and contracts with foreign countries is not the job of a Circuit Judge, and if memory serves me correctly only the US Senate has that authority, not a JAG. I don't believe that Circuit Judge delivers an obituary...another meaningless sound bite.

I commented on what he submitted, or his PR person submitted for him. Don't get me wrong, I never said he was a bad candidate? Just seems a bit odd that with an alleged pedigree such as his, why isn't he playing in the big leagues? Doesn't add up.
Perspective

Lake Saint Louis, MO

#16 Jul 30, 2012
Regarding Ms Hyphenated, there is no need to point out her record of court appearances...they are a matter of public record accessible on casenet...and I've counted them all...on one hand. Sort of reminds me of the PA....it's déjà vu all over again.
Show me

Lake Saint Louis, MO

#17 Jul 31, 2012
Mark wrote:
We are extremely fortunate to have such a qualified candidate to vote for, and that is why i'm voting for Chris, she is the qualified one.
Prove it
Farmers Daughter

United States

#18 Jul 31, 2012
Dear Perspective,
My point about Colonel Grunick's military career was that he did not just do prosecuting and defense trials for the whole 21 years of his military career as you had assumed he only did 3 trials a year in 38 years of legal practice. He was given the authority by the U.S. Congress to negotiate military contracts with foreign governments as the Chief of Civil Law for USAF-Europe and was the SJA -legal counsel over all the Combined Joint Task Forces for Provide Comfort negotiating with Turkish government officials and supporting security and humanitarian operations in Northern Iraq. While this may not be what a Circuit Judge does, it does show his leadership qualifications and experience in a broader legal sense. Check out his website:www.Grunick4Judge.com.

Mr. Grunick has played in the big leagues and is willing to serve Lincoln and Pike Counties as Circuit Judge, working to preserve security, justice and rule of law. It is time to elect someone who has the leadership and experience to be the next Circuit Judge.
William

Kansas City, MO

#19 Jul 31, 2012
Kunza Mennemeyer has my vote, never heard of this Gary Grunie guy til now.
Trudy

Haslet, TX

#20 Jul 31, 2012
She carries herself like a teenage girl.

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