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Today, members of the Texas state board of education say that Sen. Joe McCarthy has been "vindicated" by history, evolution is hooey, and textbooks should be evaluated solely on how they cover Christianity. How did it come to this? Follow the money:

In 2002, Tom DeLay, the former GOP majority leader, funneled $190,000 in illegal donations to Republican candidates for state legislature. In 2003, those legislators used sleazy tactics to redraw the lines of congressional districts in Texas, wiping out Texas Democrats in Washington. In short, the money DeLay funneled from oil and credit card companies left nobody to hold the line against social conservatives and their desire to rewrite history.

Now, his proteges are taking office in Washington, and, according to the Washington Post, they've already started holding $1,000/person fundraisers and hiring lobbyists to run their D.C. offices. It's a big con: GOPers used the Tea Party to get to Washington, where they're jumping in bed with special interests. Then they'll use that special interest money to run the con again every two years.

ActBlue is how we keep Democrats out of that trap. By putting $173 million worth of fundraising power in the hands of regular Americans, ActBlue is resisting the ugly, cynical politics that have completely overtaken the Republican Party. ActBlue can only be that bulwark with your support; making a recurring contribution of $15, $25 or $50 to ActBlue will keep us fighting today, tomorrow and in 2012.

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