Trump’s Abhorrent Loyalists: It’s Getting Harder To Ignore

Trump's Abhorrent Loyalists: It’s Getting Harder To Ignore

In the wake of the events in Charlottesville– especially in the wake of the White House’s reluctance to name and blame those responsible and yesterday’s return to a defensive insistence on the equivalence of “both sides”– it has become much more difficult for Trump apologists to deny what has been obvious to many of us since well before the Presidential […]

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It’s Time To Remove All Confederate Statues

Combating Nazis and white supremacists: It's Time To Remove All Confederate Statues

Following the Civil War, a smattering of statues memorializing the war and its traitorous lost cause appeared sporadically across the South funded mostly by those unwilling to admit defeat. By the early 1900’s though, the concept transformed as white supremacy took hold and the KKK began exerting political power across the nation. As a way of intimidating not only people […]

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White House Grants Press Credentials to Milo Yiannopoulos

Milo Yiannopoulos

The White House credentialed Milo Yiannopoulos (the transphobic, misogynistic editor of Breitbart – hub of the white nationalistic so-called ‘Alt-right’ movement) for today’s press briefing according to multiple reports. Though he successfully obtained the credentials, he did not attend the Friday briefing. NY Daily News reported: Milo Yiannopoulos, a writer for the far right Breitbart News website, claimed he would attend a White House […]

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No, Protesters Aren’t Being Paid to Protest at Inauguration

The Demand Protest scam - No, Protesters Aren't Being Paid to Protest at Inauguration

Right wing media and blogs have been aflutter this week claiming a group named “Demand Protest” is organizing and paying people to protest at Donald Trump’s inauguration. While an even cursory investigation of the ‘organization’ behind the scheme should raise several red flags, one media personality exposed the operation as a sham – and it’s the last person you’d expect: Fox […]

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Project Veritas Caught Bribing People to Riot at Inauguration

James O’Keefe’s Prject Veritas caught bribing people to riot at inauguration

While his undercover activism has received criticism for its deceptive editing and unethical means throughout the years, James O’Keefe was just caught attempting to bribe people to riot at the upcoming Trump inauguration. The plan to bribe rioters, record them, and blame progressives for inciting violence at the inauguration was stopped by two counter-sting undercover groups who surreptitiously recorded O’Keefe’s […]

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GOP Lawmaker: Civil Rights Protesters as “Disgusting” as White Supremacists

Rep Sean Duffy compared civil rights protests to white supremacists saying both are disgusting

During a CNN interview yesterday, U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) argued civil rights protesters and Black Lives Matter members are as “disgusting” as the white supremacists (and Nazis) Trump took entirely too long to denounce following his election two weeks ago. The exchange between Duffy and The Lead guest host Jim Sciutto ventured into historically tone deaf false equivalency when Duffy attempted to pin the […]

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Trump Hints at Violent Rioting if He Loses GOP Nomination

Angry Donald Trump

Moving the conversation from condoning violence to encouraging violence once more GOP presidential front runner Donald Trump warned that his supporters might violently riot if he loses the nomination. As with his other thinly veiled commands to those who support him, Trump’s message already appears to be filtering down through far right media to his rabid base. “I think we’ll […]

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After the Announcement: Discussing Racism Post-Ferguson

By Tim Peacock Getty – Scott Olson After last night’s announcement that officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted and would not face criminal charges for the killing of unarmed African American teenager Michael Brown, both the physical and virtual world appeared to explode both with outrage and virulent, blatant racism. The former crowd voiced understandable frustration at a process that […]

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Limbaugh: Civil Rights Leaders Like Rep. John Lewis Want To “Reenact Selma” In Ferguson, MO

  From the November 19 edition of Premiere Radio Networks’ The Rush Limbaugh Show courtesy of Media Matters: Tim PeacockTim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he’s worn several hats including leading on campus LGBT advocacy in the University of Missouri […]

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