The Colbert Report
Stephen Reports on an Old-Fashioned Hero
Season 7 • 09/12/2011
Stephen reports on a journalist in Georgia who goes after the big scoops the old-fashioned way.
Intro - 9/7/11The Colbert ReportS7
Controversy erupts over a DC monument, Des Moines may be hiding something, and Robin Wright discusses her book on the Arab Spring.
Barack Obama's Jobs SpeechThe Colbert ReportS7
To reach the unemployed, Barack Obama should deliver his speech when the unemployed are watching TV: at 3 a.m., right after a Slap Chop commercial.
Sign Off - Old Milwaukee BeerThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen says good night and sips from his can of Old Milwaukee.
Republican Presidential Debate Media CoverageThe Colbert ReportS7
All the 2012 election media coverage until now has been bulls**t, but everything from here out is crucial, life-or-death stuff.
Tom BrokawThe Colbert ReportS7
Tom Brokaw recalls the experience of reporting on the 9/11 attacks and explores how Americans have been shaped by the tragedy.
Rick Perry PresentsThe Colbert ReportS7
Rick Perry takes on the 800-pound gorilla in the room, being stomped on by the elephant in the room, being ridden by the emperor who has no clothes: Social Security.
Diane SawyerThe Colbert ReportS7
Diane Sawyer discusses the unedited recordings of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, released 50 years after John F. Kennedy's inauguration.
Sign Off - Stephen's MugThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen says goodnight and takes a big swig from his Colbert Report mug.
Shopping GriefportunitiesThe Colbert ReportS7
If Americans can exploit the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to make a quick buck, it's like hitting the terrorists with economic Jujitsu.
Tea Party Face-Off PreviewThe Colbert ReportS7
The real game changer came before the Republican debate, when former candidate Tim Pawlenty stopped by to borrow a cup of airtime from "Fox & Friends."
Stephen Reports on an Old-Fashioned HeroThe Colbert ReportS7
Newspapers are part of America's past, like buggy whip makers and the middle class, but they still perform an important function.
Ron Paul 2012The Colbert ReportS7
Ron Paul needs a credible national endorsement to give his campaign the kind of legitimacy his campaign has not been able to get from his campaign.
Barack Obama's American Jobs ActThe Colbert ReportS7
Barack Obama's plan is just more job-killing spending, adding to America's job-killing debt, so he can create some job-killing jobs.
Barack Obama's American Jobs Act - Paul KrugmanThe Colbert ReportS7
The New York Times' Paul Krugman talks about the Lesser Depression and the confidence fairy's effect on the American economy.
Sign Off - "Stephen Colbert"The Colbert ReportS7
Stephen says goodnight with air quotes around his name.
Intro - 9/13/11The Colbert ReportS7
Barack Obama plans to create jobs in the job plan-creating industry, and Former Vice President Al Gore discusses global warming.
CNN-Tea Party Republican DebateThe Colbert ReportS7
Debates are supposed to help Americans find the Republican presidential candidate, but instead they found the running mate.
Al GoreThe Colbert ReportS7
Al Gore talks about his work on the Climate Reality Project and marvels at the sophistication of Stephen's global warming metaphor.
Jobs Bill ClipgateThe Colbert ReportS7
If Barack Obama really believed in his jobs bill, he should have presented it in a leather-bound volume with gold filigree and illuminated initials.
Rick Perry's HPV Vaccine MandateThe Colbert ReportS7
If Americans let the government mandate the HPV vaccine, they might as well let the U.N.'s jackbooted thugs inject their daughters with pharmaceutical-grade slut juice.
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