America's High Ideals Aren't On Display At U.S. Detention Facilities

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  • Published on Jun 26, 2019
  • The President's Customs and Border Protection Commissioner resigned without giving an explanation. Stephen fills in the blanks. #LSSC #Colbert #Monologue
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  • Richard Dastrup
    Richard Dastrup 4 days ago

    Trump syndrome much

  • Vidhu BMW
    Vidhu BMW 4 days ago

    I don't think it's right to say that "we are the best country in the world" that's stupid all countries are great if u wanna brag about ur selves then go on proud to be 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳.

  • Josny13
    Josny13 9 days ago

    4:12 You joking, right? Because if that's true we might as well kill ourselves. You *HAVE* to know that this is bullshit. xD
    Mankind is threatened, if anything, by it's own destruction of the world it lives on. Our fate is not in America's hands but it *IS* very much held back by it. The same way that the resolution of world war 2 was held back, because at the time, America thought the atrocities caused by a pure demon, were none of its business.
    America, a globally acknowledged shame of humanity that the world has to bear. Made all the more hate-able by it's inexplicable ignorance to that fact. No matter how many time people try to tell it otherwise. :)
    America is the scourge of the earth. It's the perpetually infected patch of scraped off flesh that was once a part of earth. It's the land of opportunity, but only opportunity for corruption on large scales. x'D
    For all its flaws, I can say that without America, the rest of us would not have had a living example of when all of "society" hits the fan. But most of all, America is a joy to laugh at.

  • Mike Seal
    Mike Seal 10 days ago

    Your country is still very young, chill with the whole "last and best hope of humanity" because you have not been here that long and God knows you almost ended it early with Russia not long ago.

  • Ivy
    Ivy 27 days ago

    He also made mouth sounds with the hole😂😂😂

  • blabla
    blabla Month ago

    "Last best hope for all mankind" lol typical american. Best joker ever 😂

  • HEK 293
    HEK 293 Month ago

    I'd love to see Washington DC nuked! Burning in flames!

  • HEK 293
    HEK 293 Month ago

    I hate the jewnited states of America. America sucks ass!

  • chris roio
    chris roio Month ago

    Family separation? How about the 430,000+ kids in foster care in America? I guess they all fell through the cracks.

  • Dang Ling Wang
    Dang Ling Wang Month ago

    He really doesn't have a real answer for a question in his big dumb fucking head that looks like a 🎃 I'd love to smash like Gallagher!!

  • Chano
    Chano Month ago

    @breadmoth…you are an idiot.

  • Mythic Peyote
    Mythic Peyote 2 months ago

    Why is no one talking about the children that have died in these detention centers?

  • Eisdax
    Eisdax 2 months ago

    Oh man Stephen. I didn't know you would be that delusional when it comes to the US.

  • Carson Graham
    Carson Graham 2 months ago

    5:59 Stephen Colbert quote of the year award

  • ForeverMe543
    ForeverMe543 2 months ago

    I hate America. I think people put it on such a high pedestal and no one tries to fix the systemic errors, gun issues, political bribery by oligopolies, corruption, capitalism, and right extremists.

    • ForeverMe543
      ForeverMe543 2 months ago

      And before a smart ass tells me to leave, I can’t. I’m disabled and because of America I have several thousand dollars in MEDICAL debt and can’t work, so I have no money to leave.

  • Renato Corvaro
    Renato Corvaro 2 months ago

    Violating the Geneva Convention is a proud American tradition

  • R.N V.H
    R.N V.H 2 months ago

    5.28 we ve created separation. He CLEARLY SAID IT.

  • Rhena Chase
    Rhena Chase 2 months ago +1

    Trump 2020

  • dirtbiketours
    dirtbiketours 2 months ago

    History will remember that Trump VIOLATED the Geneva conventions, while he sits in GAOL.

  • GuP Brink
    GuP Brink 2 months ago

    I foresee a massive influx of American prisoners in the prison of The Hague. Is it possible that the American people are starting to raise money to increase the facilities? Here we like to be humane for our inmates, as long as they wear orange :-)

  • Brian Remington
    Brian Remington 2 months ago

    Wait... we have ‘massive’ (2006 says hi) numbers coming in because of the tremendous, best part in history, debt-fueled economy? Is that going to be a new thing they say?

  • J C
    J C 2 months ago

    What would you do differently with the illegal immigrants? Obamas system of sending them back seemed to work.

  • sw33p3rLeet
    sw33p3rLeet 2 months ago

    im thinking...cause US is a 2 party system on *every* issue its kind of a 50/50, and lobying is absolutely legal and in fact encouraged...i cant help but think the lobby makes the difference. the lobbyist decides what happens, where to place the $$ (who to buy) .
    Lobbyist: I *run* these camps, lets make sure it profits.
    i dunno just a thought

  • robaerto71
    robaerto71 2 months ago

    Stephen, you shuold have mentioned that an average room in the Marriott or Hyatt is MUCH CHEAPER than a place IN THOSE CONCENTRATION CAMPS AT THE BORDER!!!!!!!!!!!
    The government spends $775 (!!!!!) per person and day in those facilities!!!!! It is part of the inhumane private prison system!!!!!! And this is the main reason why Obama deported much more immigrants than Trump, because it is a PROFITABLE CRISIS MEANT TO BE!!!!!!!!!!

  • Marginis
    Marginis 2 months ago

    I like how Fox and Friends thinks Democrats and the main stream media being on the same page is a bad thing. Yes Fox and Friends, the Democrats and MSM agree that children should be treated with the bare minimum of human dignity. Yes Fox and Friends, you are the only ones that think violating the international law is acceptable. Seriously, what does it take for Fox and Friends not to be horrible...

  • Lindsey RB B
    Lindsey RB B 2 months ago

    i'm in need of a new car, does anyone have yea or nays for companies that are awful to people? hate to give money where no money is due

    • Lindsey RB B
      Lindsey RB B 2 months ago

      hoping for their 'trickle effect' to help those that need it, not big money. it's kind of sick to put this into a car search, seeking those that don't give money to trump.

  • Walter Godsoe
    Walter Godsoe 2 months ago

    Prisoners of war are treated better than these migrants. Children are dying, children have gone missing, children have been sexual abused. Stop the war crimes
    D u m p T r u m p / P u t i n 2 0 2 0

  • Evel _Knerval
    Evel _Knerval 2 months ago

    your high ideals are even not on display for your citizens, sad and true

  • Queen Nefertiti
    Queen Nefertiti 2 months ago

    what's go around come back around .Rome once more time .

  • Chad McFly
    Chad McFly 2 months ago +1

    Can we just take a moment and appreciate the fact that, that one journalist is named Michael Scott?

  • OA lopez
    OA lopez 2 months ago

    Love cobert id vote for him in politics lol 😅... But on serious note trump needs to not be a president anymore please 2020 get here soon😭😥😰but till it gets here itll be 😠😵🤤

  • Adama Koroma
    Adama Koroma 2 months ago

    It is really painful watching trump speak 😡😣.

  • MforMovesets
    MforMovesets 2 months ago

    Are you ok Colbert, you kept lying to yourself and the audience there at 4:30. "This country believes of equality and liberty." Right now!?

  • Mat Broomfield
    Mat Broomfield 2 months ago

    "[America] is the last best hope for all mankind" are you on crack Stephen?! America is one of the greatest existential threats this planet faces, whether it be militarily, politically, in terms of bio engineering, destroying the global economy, or fucking up the environment.

  • One Of Those Guys
    One Of Those Guys 2 months ago +2

    Is it possible for a whole country to go to Hell?
    Asking for....well.....us lol

  • nyccheckin
    nyccheckin 2 months ago

    Trump is a steaming loaf of lying BS.

  • Eric Rodriguez
    Eric Rodriguez 2 months ago

    If immigrants weren't coming 10, 5, or 4 years ago, how was Barack Obama putting kids into cages????? Trump claims, he was.😐

  • Morpyoto
    Morpyoto 2 months ago

    “You know, 4, 5 years ago they didn’t want to come in but now we’re doing so good they want to come in”
    This is so inconsistent with the Conservative taking point that Obama’s administration deported way more migrants than the Trump administration.

  • kayte fay
    kayte fay 2 months ago +2

    #TULSI 2020!!!!

  • Paula Contreras
    Paula Contreras 2 months ago

    In orange county jail they gave me a toothbrush ,toothpaste, and a comb.

  • Ireallyreally Hategoogle

    You might love the U.$., but the rest of the world hates the U.$.
    As for those ideals, they have always been nothing but words and empty promises.
    The U.$. is an English colony where the rich merchants decided to stop paying taxes and create a haven for rich merchants without any scruples.
    People have never ever been treated equal in the U.$. At first only the rich could vote and they owned slaves. Then most men could vote, but they made sure to make it harder for minorities. Then most people could vote, but minorities still had it harder and that's how it still is.
    And that's just for voting, which in the U.$. is pointless since you vote for someone who says he'll vote for someone in your name, but you have no way of knowing if your vote was ever even counted.

    The U.$. is a capitalist empire ruled by rich merchant, that's what it has always been and will always be. Human rights in the U.$. are just suggestions that the government regularly ignores.

  • london dhal
    london dhal 2 months ago

    www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-07-19/rep-jim-jordan-reminds-dems-who-really-built-cages-border

  • 4 & 20 Black Birds
    4 & 20 Black Birds 2 months ago

    We've replace a Madisonian democracy with corporate think tank back redistricting and gerrymandering.
    We replace unions with corporate welfare tax cut socialism and billionaire bank bailouts.
    We have toxic drinking water in American towns and clean drinking water in our 60 Americans military bases in Africa.
    We have concentrate camp for children and babies like that in Germany in ww2 run by a sick German leader prop up by the hatred from Aryan just like America today.
    We have rot in this country back by racist that have any and all respect except by dictators like Saudi and north Korea.
    A president that will go to jail after leaving office for racketeering with the Russian mob and exploited children as prostitutes.
    This is what it means to be an Aryan American today.

  • Tim D
    Tim D 2 months ago

    They're not coming for your job trumpet. They're fleeing from all your friends countries. Stick to your usual tweeting from the crapper. It's where you do your best work.

  • Stuart Lloyd
    Stuart Lloyd 3 months ago

    Trump is not the leader of my free World. I’m disappointed that Reps will Agree to anything to hold on tightly to power. It definitely corrupts...I’m not a Rep or a Dem

  • KendrixTermina
    KendrixTermina 3 months ago

    somebody please beat Trump's ass kick his face and make him understand that he is hated

  • ChaosLord
    ChaosLord 3 months ago

    @4:00 Stephen Colbert: "I'm happy to say I love our country."
    Me, still in this shitstorm after two years: "I'm having second thoughts..."

  • en ingtu
    en ingtu 3 months ago

    thank you for the squaler.

  • Steven D. Bennett
    Steven D. Bennett 3 months ago

    It's awful when you give people the freedom to not come or, once here, to leave.

  • Eric M
    Eric M 3 months ago

    I am pretty sure about the toothpaste and toothbrush are not entirely true . It's most likely propaganda .

  • Don Moore
    Don Moore 3 months ago

    I am sick and tired of having a moron for a president. Please vote in 2020.

  • Richard Finn
    Richard Finn 3 months ago

    the last best hope???? Fucking hilarious.....i can name 20 countries off the top of my head where life is better and people are more free than the Retarded Stated

  • margi cates
    margi cates 3 months ago

    I laugh cried. so many times!

  • UNLEASH- HELL666
    UNLEASH- HELL666 3 months ago +1

    I LOVE THIS SHOW!!!!! DAMN I MISS JOHN STEWART!!!😢😢☺☺

  • Tobias Sundquist
    Tobias Sundquist 3 months ago +1

    I'd make a comment about whether or not the simulation is fucked but when we storm Area 51, I imagine we can fix it XD

  • Els
    Els 3 months ago

    The Child Hotel?

  • nicsandknacksandseans
    nicsandknacksandseans 3 months ago

    I’ll never get used to BEING the oppressive regime...it just feels wrong ...

  • ian jack
    ian jack 3 months ago

    Stephen colbert for president

  • Joey Parm
    Joey Parm 3 months ago

    And in other irrelevant news....I'm hankering for a lg steak and cheese sub with sauteed mushrooms

  • Twofoothogie Yum
    Twofoothogie Yum 3 months ago

    Sorry America 😔