Tag Archives: Stephen Colbert

When court jesters stop laughing at despots they expect you to stop too

They’re funny, they’re clever, and their comedy can be dead serious, but it turns out when political comedians actually are dead serious they expect their audience to come to heel. Bernie Sanders was just a laugh, look at yourself, you … Continue reading

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So Jon Stewart decides when an act of malice is too egregious to joke about? It’s called pandering, people.

Jon Stewart’s monologue last night was a moving response to the racist murders committed in Charleston on Wednesday. Dylann Storm Roof’s shooting of nine African Americans was hate crime and racism pure and simple. I cheered along as Stewart declared … Continue reading

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Mother Jones was not a Democrat!

Mother Jones Magazine sent me an email the other morning, subject: “BREAKING”, first line: “URGENT” so I opened it wondering if it was possibly about more than asking for money, how silly of me. Apparently, Stephen Colbert’s sister stands a … Continue reading

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Republican imbecility reigns supreme in their dumb attacks against Planned Parenthood

Republicans really are unrepentant imbeciles. Democrats are usually semi repentant imbeciles. And Libertarian (Republicans) most certainly are the most arrogant, ignorant, and unrepentant imbeciles of the lot. So let’s take a quick look now at Republican Ron Paul and his … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert- A Clown for President we could actually vote for!

As many of my friends and enemies alike have guessed, I am not a Democrat. I don’t vote for those jerks because they want big government to be run completely for and by capitalists, and therefore like to feed the … Continue reading

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Celebrity Leaders of the Anti-Peasant Crusade

Why is Lou Dobbs considered an “expert” on Immigration, but not Colbert? Now they’re barking because Colbert testified in Congress as an “expert witness”. And say that his only expertise was that he’s a “Celebrity” Say whut? The problem they’re … Continue reading

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Did you know John Yoo is not in jail?

This is the kind of civility that I just can’t stomach. Berkeley Law Professor John Yoo, author of the Torture Memos which Bushco’s blimpnecks took for their greenlight to water-board, was a guest yesterday on the Daily Show. Short of … Continue reading

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Activism heroics and roadkill

This is by no means a complete list of contemporary populist heros, but I’d like to start with comedian Stephen Colbert, who roasted President Bush at a Washington Correspondents Association Dinner, like a court jester gone rabid. With celebrated White … Continue reading

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Is Barack Obama the Socialist candidate for President?

Stephen Colbert and Brian Moore discuss the question of whether Barack Obama is actually the Socialist candidate for President of the United States. The conclusion between them was that Obama actually was not, but he seems a bit brighter than … Continue reading

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Democrats can expunge the good apples

Comedic point man Stephen Colbert has been deprived of his chance to run for office in the state of North Carolina. Both parties voted to keep him off the ballot. The move disheartened a lot of fans but surprised no … Continue reading

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Humor

I once had to break up with a perfectly good boyfriend. He was 6’5″, 240 pounds, Denver Broncos tight end, straight-A student, fast car, cool apartment….blah, blah. We had dated for two years, discussed marriage and children, a serious deal. … Continue reading

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Showing fealty

Jon Stewart parodied the Bush-Ahmadinejad face off at the U.N. on Thursday, characterizing George Bush’s address as a Mafia don trying to intimidate his subjects.   In this light, the significance of Bush holding hands with Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah … Continue reading

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Light summer fare

Here are some wonderful video clips, if you haven’t seen them already:   1. Georgia congressman Lynn Westmoreland wants to post the Ten Commandments in the halls of congress, if only to be reminded of them himself. Here he is … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert and the missing laugh track

Stephen Colbert bombed. We know this because there was no laugh track.   I watched Colbert’s verbal pie-throwing at the Washington Correspondents Association Dinner. The press corps though it wasn’t funny big time. First off, how do you make fun … Continue reading

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