You can’t make this up…

SFGate:

Michael Kamburowski, the Australian immigrant hired as a top official in the California Republican Party, was ordered deported in 2001, jailed three years later for visa violations — and has filed a $5 million wrongful arrest lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to U.S. District Court documents.

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Christopher Matthews, a Canadian citizen with no experience in statewide politics, was hired this month after the California Republican party applied for, and received, an H1B visa specifically to fill the role of “political director,” according to U.S. Department of Labor data.

Hat-tip Donna Woodka.

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Update: Phoenix Woman has more:

Lordy, the jokes just write themselves, don’t they? (Though I’d rather see an H-1B, which is intended to boost the American economy, go to him rather than to somebody Bill Gates hired at cut-rate wages to be trained here so that particular somebody can then go back to China or India and help Gates finish the job of totally offshoring Microsoft, as it’s all too obvious he intends to do.)

I agree with Charles, we should offshore the Republican party. Maybe they can help out in Iraq?

No, that might be worse than what Bush did to them. They deserve friendship, not our cast-offs.

Res ipsa loquitur

Mustang Bobby (commenting at Shakesville):

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, the three-times-married, twice-divorced and admitted adulterer, decried a “growing culture of radical secularism” Saturday as he lionized the life of Liberty University’s late founder, Jerry Falwell, in an address to the school’s 2007 graduating class.

Bong Hits 4 ONDCP

Thehim:

I swear to god, it’s like there’s a contest inside the Bush Administration to see who can be the most spectacular hypocrite. At this point, I wouldn’t even be surprised if everyone in the ONDCP office sits around taking bong hits all day.

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Right fucking now.

We all have one father and he does not want us to kill one another.

Look it up!

The preacher on that page reinterprets things in his own dark image, to invert plain meanings with deft commentary. Read with care. Judge every tree by the fruit thereof.

Hypocrisy

Look!

Now I will tell you a secret.

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Is that a “Known Unknown?”

Click chart for more from BradBlog.

What did the president know and when did he know it? Who would have known before Rove and Cheney?

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