The Colbert Report
The Republican Ring of Power
Season 7 • 07/28/2011
Days from America's potential default, John McCain angers Tea Partiers by calling them "Hobbits."
The Colbert ReportS7 Nissan's "LEAF Wave" Deadline
Grassroots-organic-slow-food-locavore types who buy electric cars love manufactured traditions.
The Colbert ReportS7 Sign Off - Surveillance Drone Crash
Stephen operates and crashes a semi-autonomous flying surveillance drone.
The Colbert ReportS7 Difference Makers - Patrick Rodgers
For too long, average homeowners have been powerless against big banks, but vampire Patrick Rodgers forecloses on the foreclosers.
The Colbert ReportS7 Missy Cummings
Missy Cummings wants to replace the military's cumbersome battlefield surveillance technology with lightweight, smartphone-operated drones.
The Colbert ReportS7 Helium Runs Out
With America's helium supply dwindling, the country has no choice but to hunt balloons in the wild.
The Colbert ReportS7 Buddy Roemer Pt. 1
Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer takes no PAC money and wants to kick the special-interest hogs off the trough.
The Colbert ReportS7 Colbert Super PAC - For the Children
Little Charlie and Grace's mom won't let them have a Colbert Super PAC lemonade stand until Stephen can tell them what his Super PAC stands for.
The Colbert ReportS7 Sign Off - Cone of Silence
Stephen says goodnight with the Colbert Super PAC Cone of Silence over his head.
The Colbert ReportS7 Buddy Roemer Pt. 2
Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer needs financial help from Iowans, but Trevor Potter has warned him not to discuss his campaign plans with Stephen.
The Colbert ReportS7 Colbert Super PAC - Matthew Dowd & Ham Rove
After consulting with Ham Rove and Matthew Dowd, Stephen calls on the Colbert Nation to determine the direction of his Super PAC.
The Colbert ReportS7 The Republican Ring of Power
The debt crisis and "The Lord of the Rings" both have elaborate plots, too many characters to keep track of, and talking about either of them repels girls.
The Colbert ReportS7 Sign Off - Sneakers
Stephen shows off his sneakers from Zappos and ties his laces.
The Colbert ReportS7 Tony Hsieh
Zappos' C.E.O. Tony Hsieh values weirdness in employees and delivers happiness to customers.
The Colbert ReportS7 The Word - With Great Power Comes No Responsibility
With the proposed Super Congress, only 12 lawmakers will have to make unpopular recommendations, and the rest of Congress can avoid blame.
The Colbert ReportS7 "Three Billy Goats Gruff" Budget Negotiations
When handling budget negotiations, Troll Obama should never have let the Republican billy goats clomp over his bridge.
The Colbert ReportS7 Intro - 8/1/11
Barack Obama makes a deal with Republicans, a new technology honors the dead, and Zappos' C.E.O. Tony Hsieh always does free returns.
The Colbert ReportS7 From Ashes to Bullets
Alabama company Holy Smoke turns loved ones' ashes into real bullets that can be used to hunt turkeys on Thanksgiving.
The Colbert ReportS7 America's Credit Grating - David Leonhardt
According to The New York Times' David Leonhardt, safeguarding America's credit rating requires reducing health costs and raising taxes.
The Colbert ReportS7 Intro - 8/2/11
America's credit rating may be downgraded, the recession affects children, and Al Hunt has 42 years of journalistic experience in Washington.
The Colbert ReportS7 America's Credit Grating
America should handle credit ratings agencies the way it does all terrorists: by marching the marines into their offices and whisking them off to Gitmo.
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