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Juan Cole, Leni Sinclair, and the YpsiGlow project …on this weekend’s edition of the Saturday Six Pack

The Saturday Six Pack will be back on the air this weekend, and it has all the makings of a great show. Our first guest will be esteemed University of Michigan history professor Juan Cole. An expert on the Middle East, Cole came to be a household name shortly after 9/11, as our nation geared […]

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The somewhat more real Stephen Colbert introduces himself to America by way of Monroe public access television

When it was first announced that David Letterman would be retiring and that Stephen Colbert would be leaving the satirical Colbert Report to take his place at the helm of the Late Show on CBS, a lot of people, myself included, wondered how he would navigate the transition from fictional conservative pundit to something more […]

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Donald Trump v. Stephen Colbert on balls, mouths, October surprises

Damn it, Stephen Colbert, you magnificent bastard. I’d vowed that I wasn’t going to mention Donald Trump’s latest in a long a line of pathetic, racist, conspiracy-laden stunts directed toward the President, and then you come along, jump into the fray, insert your balls, and make it absolutely irresistible… Enjoy! BACKGROUND: For the past several […]

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Hoekstra advocates for the repeal of the 17th Amendment, suggesting that Washington insiders and special interests could do a better job of picking our senators

Our favorite race-baiting candidate for Senate, Pete Hoekstra, is in the national spotlight again. This time it’s for comments he made concerning the Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution, which, as you may remember from sixth-grade history class, passed in 1913, allowing American citizens the opportunity to directly elect their Senators by popular vote. (Prior to […]

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Stewart and Colbert on the debt ceiling “compromise”

Here, for those of you without basic cable, is what Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert had to say about the so-called compromise. The Daily Show – Dealageddon! – A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering CompromiseGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political […]

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