Stephen Colbert wants to know: Did your straight marriage start to feel a little weak Wednesday afternoon? If so, it was because President Barack Obama publicly endorsed same sex marriage in an interview in the Oval Office, a room previously reserved, Colbert noted, for “hummers from interns.”
Yes, he said, on Wednesday afternoon, the president pushed “the Rainbow Button and launched ‘Gay-mageddon.'” The camera cut away to a clip from the ABC interview, then back to a flower-bedecked “Colbert Report” set, where Stephen was about to slip a ring on to the finger of a perfectly nice young man in a violet ascot, then abruptly came to his senses again.
One state, said the outspoken host, has had the nerve to stand up for traditional marriage, North Carolina, which passed the controversial Amendment One to the state’s constitution, which outlaws any forms of marriage or civil union other than heterosexual marriage between a man and a woman.
In other words, said Colbert, “Suck it, gays. By which I mean, ‘Do not.'”
Watch the clip, embedded via Comedy Central, below:
Black family arrested for ‘loitering’ on their own front lawn
On October 1, a black family was standing in the front yard of their home, when police approached. They were arrested for loitering even though they were on their own property, reports KYW news.
Loitering offenses have historically been used as a way to purge people seen as undesirable, such as the homeless, from public spaces.
Now, the family is demanding answers from the Chester Township Police Department in Pennsylvania.
"It's a terrifying thing. It makes me feel as though the police can knock down your door, and drag you out of your home at anytime," Rachel Briggs told KYW. "This is an incident that made me feel like I'm a prisoner in my own home," she added. Her sons and nephew were dragged off to jail, where they spent the night while the family scrambled to make their bail.
GOP consultant: Gruesome fake video of Democrats being massacred ‘endangers Trump more than anybody’
Republican analyst Rick Tyler on Monday insisted that President Donald Trump is at greater risk due to a fake video which shows him massacring members of the media and prominent Democrats.
Tyler made the remarks in reference to a video that was shown at Trump's Miami resort during a three day conference supporting the president.
In the mock video, Trump appears to murder his perceived foes, which include members of the media and public officials.
‘It backfired’: Fox panel pummels Trump supporters for creating murderous church shooting video
A Fox News panel on Monday hammered the Trump supporters who decided to show a video that depicted the president murdering his foes during the pro-Trump American Priority Conference that was held at the Trump National Doral Miami golf resort this weekend.
During a segment about the video, guest Ed Rollins said that Trump "should condemn" the video, and he blamed the pro-Trump PAC for showing it.
"This is outrageous," he said. "This hurts the president."