David Vitter Earmarks $100,000 of Taxpayer Money for Anti-Evolution Group

This post, written by KatRose, originally appeared on Pam's House Blend

From The Times Picayune (via Crooks and Liars):

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., earmarked $100,000 in a spending bill for a Louisiana Christian group that has challenged the teaching of Darwinian evolution in the public school system and to which he has political ties.
The money is included in the labor, health and education financing bill for fiscal 2008 and specifies payment to the Louisiana Family Forum "to develop a plan to promote better science education."
Uh huh...just like J. Michael Bailey wanted to "help" transsexuals via The Man Who Would be Queen.

I think that, given that the Dems have no backbone whatsoever when it comes to standing up to the Iraq War lies, it is our duty to force them to make a stand on this illegal contribution to anti-constitutionist nutcases piece of pork. They ran on ethics in '06; they implicitly stand for science over ChristoBush mythology - so they damn well better be willing to not simply cut this tumor from the bill but also make a spectacle of it - and this clown's psycho-hypocritical 'morals' - in the process.

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