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Colbert parties with Grim Reaper over ‘death of Obamacare’

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host and arch conservative Stephen Colbert celebrated the death of the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”) at the hands of the House Republicans. “Since day one, I have vowed to stop Obamacare or die trying,” said Colbert, “and knowing my luck, I’d…

Colbert: Fox’s Cavuto and ‘expert’ say Syria marks the start of the end times

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert sent up the dire, apocalyptic warnings about the invasion of Syria promulgated by Fox News’ Neil Cavuto and a guest, Armageddon “expert” Joel Rosenberg. Colbert began by noting that just about everyone has weighed in on the question of whether to…

Colbert: Segregation ensues after Obama pits the .1 percent against the 1 percent

On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert attacked the Obama administration’s attacks on society’s most vulnerable: the ridiculously wealthy. “We’re living in the People’s Republic of Obamastan. I would give all my fortune to the needy,” he said, “but I wouldn’t want to turn some poor person into a target.” “I’m afraid all…

Colbert: ‘Throw the disabled in the river, see if they float’

During “The Word” segment on last night’s Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert discussed the case of an Oregon man who’s posting threatening fliers on the homes of people he believes to be disabled. The man, who goes by “Artemis of the wildland,” believes that people on disability are “a threat to…

Colbert to Putin: F*ck you, we’ll bomb Syria with lesbian pilots flying the ‘Enola Gay’

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert addressed the op-ed piece by Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin that appeared in the New York Times Tuesday evening and suggested that the U.S. take some very specific action by way of response. “Now, let’s talk about that Putin guy,” Colbert said.…

Colbert takes on Rand Paul’s Syria incoherence and ‘slumbering wombat’ hairstyle

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert skewered 2016 presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)’s “all over the place” approach to how to handle the situation in Syria, as well as the gelled snarl of curls on top of the senator’s head, which Colbert likened to a “slumbering…

Colbert: What would ‘hypothetical, contemporary Super Reagan’ do about Syria?

“Conservatives have the uncanny ability to know what Ronald Reagan would do at any given time,” Stephen Colbert said last night. “Syrian conflict? Invade. Obamacare? Repeal. Soup or salad? Jelly beans.” “We conservatives know,” he continued, “that the Gipper would never stand for the use of chemical weapons — today.…

Colbert: Watching Eric Bolling ‘makes me want to kill myself’

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert praised Eric Bolling of Fox News’ “The Five” and said that Bolling’s ingenious solution to lowering prison costs might be a brilliant way of saving taxpayer money. In fact, Colbert said, why not extend the idea of cash-saving suicides…

Colbert just happy that 29 percent of Americans ‘know there’s a place called Syria’

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert reflected on the fact that while only 29 percent of Americans surveyed support the idea of military intervention in Syria, that does mean that 29 percent of Americans know that the country exists at all. “If you ask people,…

Colbert: ‘If America was concerned with shooting people, we’d be invading Chicago’

Stephen Colbert returned from his two-week hiatus last night and opened with a cutting critique of John Oliver and his English accent, before moving on to criticize the Obama administration for its clumsy handling of the escalation of the war with Syria. “I don’t ‘sprechen sie Italiano,” he said, “but…

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