Senator Sherrod Brown's Desk Was Once Occupied By A Kennedy

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  • Published: 05 November 2019
  • Senator Sherrod Brown's new book "Desk 88" examines some of the Senators that occupied the office before him and how he ended up sitting at the same Senate desk as a Kennedy. #Colbert #Comedy #LSSC

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Comments • 166

  • Richard the Great
    Richard the Great  24 hours back

    God is not indebted to high minded individuals who presumptuously aim to "amend," or update the immutable truths of the Bible. Instead, we need to be willing and able to "rightly divide" the Word of Truth. It is already obvious what the 25th chapter of Matthew is saying to untold generations. The expression, "the least of these" is helpful, inasmuch as it alludes to the very real interpersonal perception of folks who, for whatever reason, think less of others. It does NOT imply an embedded prejudice within the Holy Writ itself.

    • Dee 1955
      Dee 1955  5 days back

      Hmm ....different translations (versions) of the Bible

      • Cheryl Sibson
        Cheryl Sibson  6 days back

        The fact that they still believe that historical carvings still has values do still matter to them, to say " the least" in values that no one is above or below the earth plane, not below ground, or above in the heavens, we can make earth as good as heaven, or bad as hell, as you want your country to be, that's a choice.

        • SuperKing604
          SuperKing604  6 days back

          Senator brown seems like a good dude

          • SasquatchMelee
            SasquatchMelee  7 days back

            Decent man.

            • I am Me
              I am Me  7 days back

              I just read Matthew 25: 33-40... And its says CLEARLY.. --- If you did ALL these things to the least of them (folks on serious hard times) , you have in the same have done it to me. Saying He is with the afflicted and you have done right by Christ. (And don't do it to get something back, Compassion IS NOT for self-gain.) Then it goes on to say, those who have done the total opposite is not of Me.. Depart from Me, says the Begotten Son... Clearly... Those who have 👀 let them see, and those with 👂 let them hear... ijs frfr

              • Armandhammer
                Armandhammer  7 days back

                His white guilt is palpable yet he chose 8 white democrats to give praise to.

                • Manu Gulati
                  Manu Gulati  7 days back

                  Great ending

                  • CerBoris
                    CerBoris  1 weeks back

                    Changing the Bible to mean what you would like it to mean. Didn't know that was normal. (sarcastic)

                    • Justin Simms
                      Justin Simms  5 days back

                      Altering the English translation to match more closely what the translator believes to be the meaning of the original Aramaic.

                  • Chaz A.
                    Chaz A.  1 weeks back

                    Damn that throat is ashy... He needs to drink some jergens

                    • Peege Clarke
                      Peege Clarke  1 weeks back

                      Losinge?

                      • Alexander Campbell
                        Alexander Campbell  1 weeks back

                        Senator Sherrod Brown AND "Kesis Healed The Smoker's Hole In My Throat, But Not The Rasp"

                        • Munchkin
                          Munchkin  1 weeks back

                          That man sounds like he got a throat full of dehydrated raccoons.

                          • iced coffee
                            iced coffee  1 weeks back

                            so sick of hearing about yalls cult. im seriously unsubscribing if I hear about some stupid religion on this show again. christianity is cancer

                            • John Monk
                              John Monk  1 weeks back

                              Hi, Stephen. We love all that you do. You present a uniquely critical persona, a very necessary and capable jester and cut up. I wish to consider, however, the extent to which our mutual fun with the idiot president may otherwise be distracting us from those for whom every president seemingly provides a distraction.

                              • Wendy Pastore
                                Wendy Pastore  1 weeks back

                                The fact that they have historically carved their names in desks makes me think that in some ways we are all still children.

                                • St0rm Ranger
                                  St0rm Ranger  1 weeks back

                                  Senator Sherrod "Marlboro Man" Brown. 😂

                                  • Nick D
                                    Nick D  1 weeks back

                                    Doing for less significant others (like not your own family, friends, or donors you’re indebted to) is just like Sanders #notmeus Ain’t it amazing how the main scream media omit him, diss him & Tulsi & Marianne. Both of which anyone would do well/better, learn much more by listening to. Bernie only takes small individual donations so will support all people’s causes, since we all share common causes. This election is so important we need not just anybody but Trump but someone who swings the poli pendulum way far in the other direction. Finally stepping into the new will be fun, relieving, phew!

                                    • Abdullah Mohammed
                                      Abdullah Mohammed  1 weeks back

                                      Not defacing.. maybe.

                                      • farvision
                                        farvision  1 weeks back

                                        It's very disturbing to see that an elected official believes in an imaginary sky daddy.

                                        • farvision
                                          farvision  6 days back

                                          @peter g Unfortunately it's not surprising since so many refer to Zeus-like creatures at the end of their talks.

                                        • peter g
                                          peter g  6 days back

                                          i hope that's not a surprise to you; *that* would be disturbing.

                                      • Roberta C
                                        Roberta C  1 weeks back

                                        88 counties in ohio too. We ❤ Sharrod!

                                        • Nick Kelly
                                          Nick Kelly  1 weeks back

                                          welcome to: THE LAME SHOW with Stephen Colbert

                                          • peter g
                                            peter g  6 days back

                                            good one! just kidding. it's not a good one. it's stupid. you're an idiot. don't come on the internet any more.

                                        • Pam Timmins
                                          Pam Timmins  1 weeks back

                                          Great interview, too bad the gop led by trump only believe in lying for trump not treating others well.

                                          • Christian Bass
                                            Christian Bass  1 weeks back

                                            0:54-0:58
                                            Tekashi 69: judge that’s 11/29 right there boi 😆😂

                                            • currypac
                                              currypac  1 weeks back

                                              Trump will be the first POTUS to serve prison time. His jail cell will be a cage with razor wire surrounded by the very fence he once posed in front of.
                                              Moat optional.
                                              The federal prison will be located in Mexico (New). The warden, will be the son of immigrants.
                                              Melania will divorce him, but not remarry her black Jewish boyfriend. The alimony will go directly to an address in Harlem N.Y.
                                              However he will not be separated from his children, in cell block "T"
                                              Comforting to know he will be afforded a view of the local public golf course.
                                              And Rudy Colludiani, will be his Pen-itentiary Pal, from a SDNY facility.
                                              (To any who are offended... pardon me)

                                              • betochon
                                                betochon  1 weeks back

                                                Sorry I stopped listening as soon as I heard his voice. on 0:15 BYE!

                                                • Aa Tt
                                                  Aa Tt  1 weeks back

                                                  Beautiful brease came 😔🌹

                                                  • mintsaturn
                                                    mintsaturn  1 weeks back

                                                    He's the best. O-H!!

                                                  • Black Fairy
                                                    Black Fairy  1 weeks back

                                                    separation of church and state much?????,.....

                                                    • peter g
                                                      peter g  6 days back

                                                      correct punctuation much?

                                                      are you suggesting that it's wrong for a public servant to hold personal religious beliefs? come on. think before you type.

                                                  • Cave Jug
                                                    Cave Jug  1 weeks back

                                                    How true, 'quoting' a bible as written by men for men. It confirms to me it has nothing to do with a god of ANY kind, version or vintage. For the small price of your basic faculties of thought, reason, and inquiry suspend your disbelief, permanently, so the passage to a theme park upstairs will be assured.

                                                    • E C
                                                      E C  1 weeks back

                                                      Isn't this the guy who beat his wife or was physically abusive to his ex-wife? Heard he screamed at her a lot, which is why his voice is so messed up.

                                                      • Mike Nunyabizness
                                                        Mike Nunyabizness  1 weeks back

                                                        Fuckheads that push lies and conspiracy like you are doing really are dangerous. I can only assume you are doing it as a paid troll so I am going to SS your posts and report you to the FBI as a potential paid troll for a foreign power. Google isn't anonymous, dumbfuck.

                                                    • Ginrikuzuma
                                                      Ginrikuzuma  1 weeks back

                                                      Get that man some water he sounds like Alex Jones.

                                                      • L. A. Gothro
                                                        L. A. Gothro  7 days back

                                                        No, Charles McGraw, from "Roadblock" (look it up, lol, great film)!

                                                    • Soo Yan Ng
                                                      Soo Yan Ng  1 weeks back

                                                      How is "less important" any better than "least of these" lol

                                                      • SNK
                                                        SNK  1 weeks back

                                                        "the least of these" vs "seemed less important" — seemed is the part that makes it different.

                                                    • Atticus Finch
                                                      Atticus Finch  1 weeks back

                                                      JFK took a shit and said ill name it cornholebert.

                                                      • Maribeth Jones
                                                        Maribeth Jones  1 weeks back

                                                        Does anyone know what the pin is on his lapel?
                                                        I love what he has to say, but I could hardly make it through this video because of his vocal fry. It’s painful…

                                                        • Maribeth Jones
                                                          Maribeth Jones  7 days back

                                                          Jon Ulmer thanks!

                                                        • Maribeth Jones
                                                          Maribeth Jones  7 days back

                                                          Rachel Hoag Thanks for the info!

                                                        • Jon Ulmer
                                                          Jon Ulmer  7 days back

                                                          I found this!
                                                          https://www.sherrodbrown.com/blog/2018/why-i-wear-a-canary-pin/

                                                        • Fluffymonkeyem
                                                          Fluffymonkeyem  1 weeks back

                                                          There are captions

                                                        • Rachel Hoag
                                                          Rachel Hoag  1 weeks back

                                                          The pin is a canary in a cage, like the canaries that coal miners carried down into the mines when they worked to warn them of dangerous gas buildup. Brown got the pin from a union worker and he wears it pretty much all of the time as a show of support for the workers' rights movement. He tells the story of the pin quite often in public appearances. And yes, Brown's gravelly voice is a bit weird at first. It's always been that way and I supposed I've gotten used to it. Regardless, he's a great senator and the people of Ohio are lucky to have him.

                                                      • Richard Mountz
                                                        Richard Mountz  1 weeks back

                                                        So, we should impeach the Dump twice. Right?

                                                        • Randy Sneed, Jr
                                                          Randy Sneed, Jr  1 weeks back

                                                          I think that was a bit of a petty issue with the scripture. But I don't necessarily have a problem with studying with different translations. I usually partner KJV with "The Message." But revelation comes with relationship. Not worth an announcement IMO. But on the other hand. Its cool to get the Word out.

                                                          • Thomas Panto
                                                            Thomas Panto  1 weeks back

                                                            For 3/8 BILLION YEARS Li has been the accumulating wisdom of creation, OUR DIVERSITY, shared across time long before we invented words and enforced our Lies on the defenders of Life.

                                                            • cartonmcmilk
                                                              cartonmcmilk  1 weeks back

                                                              So nice how when you don't like what the holy book says, you can just grab a different version with different words and meanings.

                                                              • peter g
                                                                peter g  6 days back

                                                                so, genius, which one is The One True Version?

                                                                you're gonna feel real f*cking dumb when you realize that all the different versions are translated from ancient greek and hebrew texts.

                                                              • Jupiter Kansas
                                                                Jupiter Kansas  1 weeks back

                                                                @cartonmcmilk Well he clearly wanted to have some kind of deep discussion about it but Colbert wasn't going there.

                                                              • cartonmcmilk
                                                                cartonmcmilk  1 weeks back

                                                                @Jupiter Kansas I don't know, it seems like he didn't like the meaning of the passage and liked the message of the other version better. The original vernacular made perfect sense, it was the meaning behind it he seems to disagree with. Picking and choosing what to believe from religious texts is a pet peeve of mine. Granted, this one is minor and I admire him for recognizing his disagreement with the text.

                                                              • Jupiter Kansas
                                                                Jupiter Kansas  1 weeks back

                                                                Pretty sure he was just trying to phrase it in a way that made sense in modern day vernacular.

                                                            • countmein33
                                                              countmein33  1 weeks back

                                                              I don't think the word "least" meant the least worthy. I think it referred to those who, even temporarily, are defenseless or powerless. Nothing unworthy about that.

                                                              • I am Me
                                                                I am Me  7 days back

                                                                Amen

                                                              • sdfkjgh
                                                                sdfkjgh  1 weeks back

                                                                TheMangomelon789: Your musing clearly show a deep pondering on the subject, but you missed a few things on the translation chain: much of the new testament is taken from Ancient Greek translations of the old testament's ancient Hebrew, of which much was in Aramaic or even older and more obscure dialects, so it's even more muddled than you portrayed it.

                                                              • sdfkjgh
                                                                sdfkjgh  1 weeks back

                                                                Dark Smurf: _Citation needed_

                                                              • Dark Smurf
                                                                Dark Smurf  1 weeks back

                                                                @Koan Tao Compassion? Yeah, like when he fucked a 9-year-old girl, or when he had all of the male Jews of Qurayza beheaded and for not wanting to be resettled, or when he gave the wives and children of these men to his followers to do with them as they wished, or when he raided town after town to convert them, or when he sold the captured women of those towns into slavery after making them watch the executions of the town's men, or when he allowed his soldiers to rape captive women and slave girls, no matter how old the girls were.


                                                                If that kind of compassion forms your moral centre, you can fuck right off.

                                                              • albe sunim
                                                                albe sunim  1 weeks back

                                                                I agree I was taught that is was “these things you did for those in need, you did as if you did those things for me.”

                                                            • Tim Ort
                                                              Tim Ort  1 weeks back

                                                              Yeah religion is very important to me. Thank you satan!

                                                              • L. A. Gothro
                                                                L. A. Gothro  1 weeks back

                                                                Harry S Truman increased the value of ten desks, lol!

                                                                • mind ya
                                                                  mind ya  1 weeks back

                                                                  Who has "Jack's" desk now?

                                                                  • mind ya
                                                                    mind ya  6 days back

                                                                    @Jeremy Aylward
                                                                    Appropriate...

                                                                  • SuperKing604
                                                                    SuperKing604  6 days back

                                                                    Jeremy Aylward warren has jack and teddys old desk? Thats awesome

                                                                  • Jeremy Aylward
                                                                    Jeremy Aylward  1 weeks back

                                                                    Desk LXXXIII (83) is currently occupied by Senator Warren, Elizabeth (D) Massachusetts. https://www.cop.senate.gov/artandhistory/art/special/Desks/deskDetails.cfm?id=83

                                                                • Malik
                                                                  Malik  1 weeks back

                                                                  One of the few true progressive senators!

                                                                  • Tiyath
                                                                    Tiyath  1 weeks back

                                                                    Holy shit, that guys voice sounds like a buzzsaw made from velvet!
                                                                    I want him to record an audiobook or narrate a documentary about whisky or cigar production!!!

                                                                    • Martingoldfire
                                                                      Martingoldfire  1 weeks back

                                                                      I liked him until I found out he has imaginary friends, it's impossible to take anyone seriously that thinks fairytales are real after they turn 10.

                                                                      • 317 stitches
                                                                        317 stitches  1 weeks back

                                                                        Sherrod Brown has been a great senator for Ohio.

                                                                        • westbender 820
                                                                          westbender 820  3 days back

                                                                          If you live in cleveland or columbus maybe.
                                                                          But a no good , big govt., gun control bum for the rest of the state.

                                                                        • Gråpus Snare
                                                                          Gråpus Snare  7 days back

                                                                          Through Norway and dad, Riker island is gonna change. I hope stopping punitive punishment, and making people have a have hope is better than repeat offenders

                                                                        • Gråpus Snare
                                                                          Gråpus Snare  7 days back

                                                                          It's sad that your elected people know that the prison sys is wrong. But nobody in that top cares that the US is top in hurting people through jail.

                                                                      • lukassnakeman
                                                                        lukassnakeman  1 weeks back

                                                                        Yeah the Bible needs a rewrite

                                                                        • Martingoldfire
                                                                          Martingoldfire  1 weeks back

                                                                          Or to be put in the "fiction" section at the library, where it belongs.