The Pentagon's Failure To Protect Congress Is Coming Into Chilling Focus

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    As the Senate hears testimony about the deadly insurrection on January 6th, the question of why the Joint Chiefs of Staff waited more than 3 hours before sending help looms large over the proceedings. #Colbert #ALateShow #Monologue
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    6. Martin Smith

      Capitol Police were ordered to hold off their response ⚠️❗

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      hitler and nazi party=trump and republican party

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      “He cares about the American people.” Like a battered wife insisting her husband still loves her despite the beatings.

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    10. pop5678eye

      If you've ever read the 9/11 report (or at least relevant parts of it) you will be chilled to know that this is nothing new. When America gets attacked by terrorists the first responders to trust are still civilian agencies. It was not until after civilian authorities called for a grounding of all airplanes in US airspace that the Pentagon responded. The military's contribution? Almost shooting down two civilian airliners by mistake! Bloating the Pentagon budget does not 'support our troops.' It goes primarily to corporate contractors who don't care a flying flock about the defense of our country. They just enjoy being given taxpayer money while hiding behind the 'private corporation' label to avoid oversight. Look up the F-22 and F-35 development histories as examples: the corporations screwed up so... Congress gave them MORE money to fix the problems the corporations created. Oh and these corporations also get the profit from weapons sales to Saudi Arabia. You know, the country where 14 of the 9/11 hijackers (plus Bin Laden himself) were from...

    11. NOMAD

      The Pentagon was busy packing our tax dollars into their buddies bank accounts to notice our democracy was collapsing. Pentagon = blackhole for tax dollars. It's why we can't have nice things like medicare for all.

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      And they call themselves patriots but won't go to prison over their steadfast belief the election was stolen?

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    17. ReverendXero

      The charter of the Pentagon is not to defend elected officials. It is to serve the commander in chief. Steve should have stuck with comedy. Whatever this is just isn't working.

    18. Name Last

      Yet the definition of practice is to do the same thing repeatedly to achieve better results! ?

    19. Mitch Gold

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    20. Ann Naylor

      Plussy, Yes he should be glued to the wall for a year. 😁😁💞😕😕

    21. Onee Dez

      Michael Flynn brother work in the pentagon and he refused to help the congress

    22. skeptic45

      Wake up your interns, Stephen. Check the often misattributed Einstein quote. And HR stands for House RESOLUTION, not House of Representatives.

    23. m tsula

      The male who supposedly pressed the wrong button said that inorder not to get attacked by the nutjobs.

    24. Janna Myers

      He threw you under the bus: dumb ass.

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    27. Greg Shuffield

      Its March and were in a Downward spiral Thanks to your guy, Joe Biden

    28. JPN 55

      My friends and I broke into the Capitol, killed a cop, injured several others, ransacked the place, stole stuff, terrorized people, threatened lives, tried to overthrow the government but I deserve leniency because I wouldn't let them steal the muffins.

    29. JPN 55

      Screw the Democracy, save the muffins!

    30. Stefano Denim

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    36. Mara Mackenzie-Mann

      The crew laughing in the background is so much funnier than the audience laughing.

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    38. JP Schlecht

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    39. Dethlok Prime

      Pupa state or putrid state?

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      wow They will say anything to get out of trubble for committing a crime. -_- Just like republican nazi. Just wait hes gunna blame BLM, its comming, Tucker carlson already beat him to it. And hanity was already on that boat on jan 7th

    43. Mark Williams

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    45. Gristledick McShitwit

      Johnson's just upset because that money is going to people who actually need it instead of people who fund his re-election

    46. Gristledick McShitwit

      "But I protected the muffins" 😂

    47. Chris Johnson

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    48. Ben Keller

      Einstein never stated such. It's a friggin meme that got out of control. I would have thought Stephen Colbert knew better.

    49. Adam Prall

      Yeah the pentagon has been increasing its disgustingly bloated budget far beyond what, say, the disabled and poor in our society get, so why should it take less than 3 hours to approve an action against white supremacists and traitorous GOP members?

    50. sailtheplains

      The deadass tone of, "They cut out his larynx." xDDDDDDDDD OH THANK GOD THE MUFFINS. 8:20 ha, not yet not yet HA don't put Levar Burton through that! 10:29 Jesus Christ there wasn't even a fucking standard for policing. These mfs just out policing themselves.

    51. samtech79

      So the cash stack is almost as high as the stack they blew on a obsolete screaming beagle... That still hasn't flown a single combat mission.

    52. Steven O'Rea

      They should've at least let Shaman keep his hat..😂🤣😂🤣👍👍

    53. Laughing Clowns

      "He cares about the American people so deeply" that he thought millions should have the 'freedom' to get Covid and 500,000+ should die from it...thereby "letting it wash over them" and keeping population down for him and his croney's. Just keeping "the right ones (white males)" in the top 1% of wealthiest. Looking after No.1 first, of course. Who got vaccinated FIRST? Apologies for my callous remarks but it fits the profile of your last president....& more so...

    54. Canta Gadelica

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    56. Swamsara

      These things are not funny anymore, I get irritated by the background laughter.

    57. Derek Milewski

      You better get protection because we’re coming after you next

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    60. jcsv12345

      The Pentagon WANTED the coup to succeed. They only acted when they realized the media spun it as a coup and much of America was against it.

    61. Jonathan Paquette

      Dems will be crying and screaming soon enough

    62. Jonathan Paquette

      They didn't wait they were TOLD To STAND DOWN

    63. Darren T

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    65. Astro Sci

      At this stage, I think that the stimulus payments should be made in $2 bills.

    66. Astro Sci

      "I stopped people from stealing muffins from that hallowed institution." Yeah, dumbass squared...

    67. Astro Sci

      The U.S. is so buried in bureaucracy that it couldn't even save its biggest branches of government from hillbillies within a satisfactory time frame. Scary.

    68. Astro Sci

      I don't know why, but the insurrection in the U.S. reminded me of the guy who flew his private plane into Red Square in 1987. Both show horrific weakness that could end an empire.

    69. Sheena345 M

      Remember, Trump fired DoD/Pentagon chief Esper on Nov. 9, 2 days after Biden was declared the winner. Replaced him with Christopher Miller. This explains why Trump made this change. He wanted his insurrection to succeed. Esper would not break the law for him, but Miller helped by delaying approval of the National Guard for over 3 hours. This was on every news channel. DC is a small city. There is no excuse for this. Maybe officer Sicknick would still be alive if Trump didn't collude with Miller to delay a response.

    70. emofascist

      Einstein didnt say that. Im pretty sure everyone working on this show has more schooling than i do. They shouldn't misattribute quotes. The quote come frome some author in the 80's. A lady if im right.

    71. JUST ME

      "Wrongly on the right side of history" - Hilarious!

    72. Matt_Dylan

      the Pentagon only protects elected officials there's your answer princess and there was no 'insurrection' go watch 'everything wrong with the capitol shooting in 21 minutes or less' irrefutably proving you are nothing more than another clueless leftist shill cashing in on communist lies - p.s. watching your ratings tank is much funnier than you will ever be

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      If thats the case kick the Qinon members out of white house before hand. We dont need anyway.

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    82. Miguel McCuistion

      The propaganda machine working hard. Any word on why the congressional security refused to bolster security when they had daaaaays worth of notice from the FBI? That seems to have been skirted and the blame is trying to be placed on the pentagon for not teleporting over on a last minute emergency phone call?

    83. Space Ghost

      Hasn’t been funny in a very long time, self loathing boomer.

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      Stop spreading lies! None of us ever believed that Trump would be restored on March 4th! You are the fool!

    89. Tony D

      Lol, Einstein never said that because "Memes are not facts"

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      QAnon is a CIA psy-op.

    93. Mondo Shredder

      An unemployed 42 year-old "shaman" who still lives with his mother. Why would this pathetic social case be complaining about free food and shelter?

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    95. OnceMac

      NOT the definition of insanity and NOT a quote from Einstein!!!

    96. James Neilson Graham

      Wow, that 'voicemail' from the Pentagon! Satire can achieve in a few moments what hours of earnest exegesis cannot: 'Thankyou for calling the Pentagon. If you lost the keys to your aircraft-carrier, press one. If this is an emergency press two and we'll send help in. Please hold, your coup is important to us. Wonderful!

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    98. Masood Shaikh

      The fact that the Qanon Beast got an interview whilst in prison says a lot - this will only enable him to send messages to his sympathisers, to become more famous and give a voice to someone who should be shut away. Had he been a black prisoner, it would be a very different story.

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    100. taxachusetts blws

      Looks like anybody can be a news anchor these days.