The Colbert Report
Big Mother Government
Season 9 • 08/14/2013
The Obama administration hires behavioral experts to control Americans with guilt.
Sign Off - "The Better Angels of Our Nature"The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen reads Steven Pinker's book on how violence has declined.
John Lewis Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS9
Civil rights pioneer John Lewis remembers the March on Washington and the 1965 Selma march.
John Lewis Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS9
Thanks to Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr., Congressman John Lewis has been getting in trouble for more than 53 years.
TSA Expansion ProgramThe Colbert ReportS9
Despite rises in agent misconduct, the TSA invades stadiums and passenger trains.
TSA Expansion Program - Steven PinkerThe Colbert ReportS9
Neuroscientist Steven Pinker shares his book, "The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined."
Stop-and-Frisk & Mandatory MinimumsThe Colbert ReportS9
An unelected activist judge rejects New York City's stop-and-frisk program on the bizarre theory that minorities have a constitutional right not to be manhandled.
People Who Are Destroying America - Johnny CummingsThe Colbert ReportS9
Openly gay Mayor Johnny Cummings helps Vicco, KY, become the smallest U.S. town to pass an LGBT fairness ordinance.
Sochi 2014 Winter OlympicsThe Colbert ReportS9
The International Olympic Committee responds to Russia's anti-gay propaganda law by asking gay athletes to knock it off for a couple of weeks.
Kevin SpaceyThe Colbert ReportS9
"House of Cards" actor Kevin Spacey explains why he should get an award for TV even though his show is on the Internet.
Intro - 8/14/13The Colbert ReportS9
Small town values come under attack, the government tries to get inside people's heads, and Kevin Spacey discusses his political drama series, "House of Cards."
Big Mother GovernmentThe Colbert ReportS9
The White House hires "nudge" experts to influence Americans' behavior and to get Joe Biden to stop drinking from the toilet.
The Word - Gag GiftThe Colbert ReportS9
Range Resources pays a Pennsylvania family $750,000 to relocate and keep quiet about health problems they experienced near a fracking site.
NSA Press Conference on Domestic SpyingThe Colbert ReportS9
Edward Snowden ruined President Obama's plan to throw a surprise transparency party.
Obama Rodeo ClownThe Colbert ReportS9
There is no higher honor than having a cowboy clown wear a grotesque mask of your face while the announcer asks, "Who wants to see this guy trampled?"
Richard BrodheadThe Colbert ReportS9
Duke University President Richard Brodhead talks about his report on the humanities, "The Heart of the Matter."
Sign Off - Second Installment of cOlbert's Book ClubThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen assigns anything other than "The Catcher in the Rye."
Golden Age of FlammabilityThe Colbert ReportS9
America tries to throw a fracking party, but some folks are ruining it with their health issues and flammable sink water.
Sign Off - Welcome Baby Rosta!The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen congratulates his crack researcher, Jen, on the birth of her daughter.
Stephen's Science Project & Chemical Weapons in SyriaThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen researches the effects of black truffle fettuccine, and Bashar al-Assad kills more than 1,400 civilians with chemical weapons.
Timothy Dolan Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS9
Timothy Cardinal Dolan discusses his e-book, "Praying in Rome: Reflections on the Conclave and Electing Pope Francis."
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