Last night, Stephen Colbert paid tribute to U.S. troops during a taping of The Colbert Report in Iraq, getting his head shaved in one of Saddam Hussein’s palaces.

As military personnel watched, Gen. Ray Odierno followed videotaped orders from the Commander-in-Chief himself, President Barack Obama, and shaved his head.

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Stephen Colbert gave the commencement speech at Princeton University this past weekend. As usual, The Colbert Report host offered everyone pearls of wisdom.

"Gandhi said, ‘you must be the change you want to see in the world,'" Colbert told an audience of thousands. "But may I also point out he drank his own urine, so let's not go overboard on his advice."

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Every night on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert preaches "truthiness." That is, a version of facts that doesn't exactly take evidence, logic or intellectual examination into account.

However, there's nothing illogical about this: the sarcastic talk show host turns 44 today!

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Out of a job as of Monday, and unlikely to engage in any further sordid love trysts with Kristen (since she has been outed as Ashley Alexandra Dupre), disgraced New York Governor Eliot Spitzer will be forced to explore other avenues.

He might want to look further than Stephen Colbert, however. The Comedy Central host didn't exactly react approvingly to Spitzer's latest proposal ...

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Stephen Colbert's nascent and satirical presidential campaign came to an abrupt end on Thursday as the Democratic Party in South Carolina turned down his application to get on the primary ballot in his native state.

South Carolina is the only state where Colbert sought to get on the ballot. He did not try getting on the ballot as a Republican, which costs $35,000. The Democratic ballot cost $2,500, which Colbert paid by the deadline.

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