The Colbert Report
Season 7 • 05/18/2011
Austan Goolsbee discusses the debt ceiling, high-income tax rates and budget cuts.
The Word - Enhanced RejustificationThe Colbert ReportS7
The "I want to be able to look my children in the eye" crowd refuses to admit that torture is the real hero behind Bin Laden's death.
Intro - 5/17/11The Colbert ReportS7
Stephen looks at tax breaks for oil companies and talks to Amy Kremer, dressed as a great American patriot.
Amy KremerThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen asks Amy Kremer if she'd raise taxes to save 8 million lives from a ticking nuclear bomb.
World's Oldest Panda DiesThe Colbert ReportS7
For too long, the Chinese have been using pandas' cuteness to infiltrate America's heart.
Tip/Wag - Ohio Legislature & FacebookThe Colbert ReportS7
The Ohio legislature allows guns into sports stadiums, and Facebook ushers in a brave new world of personal product placement.
Sign Off - Long Austan Goolsbee InterviewThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen thought his 16-minute interview with Austan Goolsbee was quite enjoyable.
Intro - 5/18/11The Colbert ReportS7
Newt Gingrich has trouble staying on message, and Austan Goolsbee talks about raising the debt ceiling.
Osama bin Laden's ReplacementThe Colbert ReportS7
Osama bin Laden's second-in-command gets passed over for a temp who doesn't even have a beard.
Breaking NewtThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen tracks Newt Gingrich's position on health insurance with the Pandertron 8000.
Austan GoolsbeeThe Colbert ReportS7
Austan Goolsbee wants to focus on the budget by cutting spending and raising high-income tax rates.
Better Know a District - Illinois' 18th - Aaron Schock UpdateThe Colbert ReportS7
Aaron Schock believes fetuses have the right to bear arms and acknowledges his six-pack abs.
Sign Off - History of Life on EarthThe Colbert ReportS7
Since Saturday night is the end of the world, let's take a moment to say goodbye to the history of life on Earth.
John Lithgow Performs Gingrich Press ReleaseThe Colbert ReportS7
John Lithgow performs Newt Gingrich's epic press release that has D.C. buzzing.
Kareem Abdul-JabbarThe Colbert ReportS7
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discusses the Harlem Rens and his missing statue in front of the Lakers stadium.
Clergy-Matic Ecclesi-Action Center 3:16The Colbert ReportS7
Stephen introduces his comprehensive preventative training program for Catholic priests.
Charleston to Bermuda Yacht RaceThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen sails seven days on the heaving breast of cruel Poseidon in the 2011 Charleston to Bermuda Yacht Race.
James StewartThe Colbert ReportS7
James Stewart describes the corrosive effect lying has on society and the short-term harm that comes with telling the truth.
Intro - 5/31/11The Colbert ReportS7
Stephen questions whether the world actually ended and lies about reading James Stewart's book.
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