Since this whole deal is about manipulating the legal and political system, let’s take a quick look at who Scruggs, Balducci, Backstrom, & Patterson donate to politically.

Courtesy of Open Secrets.org

SCRUGGS, CLAIRE ELIZABETH
PASCAGOULA,MS 39567
N/A/RETIRED
3/29/2007
$28,500
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte

SCRUGGS, RICHARD F
OXFORD,MS 38655
THE SCRUGGS LAW FIRM/ATTORNEY
3/29/2007
$28,500
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte

SCRUGGS, RICHARD F
OXFORD,MS 38655
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM/LAWYER
6/30/2007
$2,300
Biden, Joseph R Jr

SCRUGGS, RICHARD F
OXFORD,MS 38655
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM
6/30/2007
$2,300
Collins, Susan M

SCRUGGS, RICHARD F MR
OXFORD,MS 38655
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM/ATTORNEY
6/6/2007
$2,300
McCain, John

SCRUGGS, ZACH
OXFORD,MS 38655
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM
6/30/2007
$2,300
Collins, Susan M

SCRUGGS, ZACH MR
OXFORD,MS 38655
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM/ATTORNEY
6/6/2007
$2,300
McCain, John

SCRUGGS, RICHARD F
PASCAGOULA,MS 39568
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM
4/24/2006
$2,100
Biden, Joseph R Jr

SCRUGGS, ZACH
OXFORD,MS 38655
THE SCRUGGS LAW FIRM/ATTORNEY
6/30/2007
$2,100
Biden, Joseph R Jr

SCRUGGS, AMY
OXFORD,MS 38655
SELF
6/30/2007
$1,900
Collins, Susan M

SCRUGGS, DIANE T
OXFORD,MS 38655
SELF
6/30/2007
$1,900
Collins, Susan M

SCRUGGS, RICHARD F
OXFORD,MS 38655
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM
6/30/2007
$1,900
Collins, Susan M

SCRUGGS, ZACH
OXFORD,MS 38655
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM
6/30/2007
$1,900
Collins, Susan M

SCRUGGS, DIANE
PASCAGOULA,MS 39568
N/A/HOMEMAKER
6/30/2007
$1,700
Biden, Joseph R Jr

SCRUGGS, RICHARD F
OXFORD,MS 38655
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM/LAWYER
6/30/2007
$200
Biden, Joseph R Jr

SCRUGGS, ZACH
OXFORD,MS 38655
THE SCRUGGS LAW FIRM/ATTORNEY
6/30/2007
$200
Biden, Joseph R Jr

BALDUCCI, TIMOTHY R
BOONEVILLE,MS 38829
PATTERSON BALDUCCI PLLC/ATTORNEY
9/10/2007
$2,300
Biden, Joseph R Jr

BALDUCCI, TIMOTHY R
BOONEVILLE,MS 38829
PATTERSON BALDUCCI PLLC/ATTORNEY
9/10/2007
$612
Biden, Joseph R Jr

PATTERSON, STEVEN A
NEW ALBANY,MS 38652
SELF-EMPLOYED/CONSULTANT
9/10/2007
$1,700
Biden, Joseph R Jr

PATTERSON, STEVEN
WASHINGTON,DC 20002
CHASE JP MORGAN/CONSULTANT
4/25/2007
$1,000
Bunning, Jim

PATTERSON, STEVEN A
NEW ALBANY,MS 38652
SELF-EMPLOYED/CONSULTANT
9/10/2007
$600
Biden, Joseph R Jr

PATTERSON, STEVEN A
NEW ALBANY,MS 38652
SELF-EMPLOYED/CONSULTANT
9/10/2007
$200
Biden, Joseph R Jr

PATTERSON, STEVEN A
NEW ALBANY,MS 38652
SELF-EMPLOYED
4/24/2006
$2,100
Biden, Joseph R Jr

BACKSTROM, SIDNEY A MR
OXFORD,MS 38655
SCRUGGS LAW FIRM/ATTORNEY
6/6/2007
$2,300
McCain, John