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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Shep Smith Rebukes Fox Hosts’ Insistence On Blaming Civil Rights Community And Parents For Baltimore Violence

From the April 27 edition of Fox News’ The Five courtesy of Media Matters: Peacock Panache Peacock Panache is a progressive, frequently updated opinion and news blog focusing on politics, LGBT activism, church/state issues (and religion in general), women’s rights, and more. http://www.peacock-panache.com

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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 Peacock Tim 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 […]

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Conservative Hypocrisy: Bundy Ranch Versus Ferguson Protest Media Coverage

By now most everyone has seen some level of coverage surrounding the citizen-lead protests in and around the town of Ferguson, Missouri following the killing of Michael Brown (an unarmed African American teenager) by local police. What you may not have seen, however, is conservative media’s angle in covering the ongoing story and how comparing it to a similar scenario – […]

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Fox’s Todd Starnes Sympathizes with Police Officer Who Killed St. Louis Teenager Michael Brown

By Tim Peacock In a string of vile tweets sent out Tuesday afternoon following statements released by President Obama, Fox News contributor Todd Starnes attacked the President while simultaneously trivializing Michael Brown’s death by sympathizing with his killer. Starnes’ attack came in response to President Obama’s remarks offering his condolences to Michael Brown’s family in the wake of his death at […]

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