"Silencing people, not to mention the President of the US, is what happens in China not our country."
~ Nikki Haley
The purge has begun.
Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), a union representing 50,000 flight attendants on 17 airlines: The TSA should immediately flag the individuals who participated in the Capitol riots as high-risk passengers. “We now have information about these people and that should be run through the TSA’s risk-based analysis. And the risk should be identified as quite high.”
Randall Lane, Forbes Chief Content Officer: Hire any of Trump’s fellow fabulists, and Forbes will assume that everything your company or firm talks about is a lie. We’re going to scrutinize, double-check, investigate with the same skepticism we’d approach a Trump tweet. Want to ensure the world’s biggest business media brand approaches you as a potential funnel of disinformation? Then hire away.
ABC News Political Director Rick Klein called for the “cleansing” of Trump supporters following the Capitol Hill chaos, which featured the president’s loyal followers storming the complex.
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a New York Democrat, said he plans to publish a list of New Yorkers who donate to candidates opposing the removal of a $10,000 limit on state and local tax deductions.
California's Office of Election Cybersecurity, a government office created by California Democrats, is monitoring hashtags, classifying political speech it opposes by “threat level,” taking screenshots of posts, and then storing the information indefinitely, before reporting the offending speech to social media companies for censorship.
Stuart Stevens, campaign official: At @ProjectLincoln we are constructing a database of Trump officials & staff that will detail their roles in the Trump administration & track where they are now. No personal info, only professional. But they will be held accountable & not allowed to pretend they were not involved.
Wajahat Ali, senior fellow, Western State Center: You can't heal or reform the GOP who are now an extremist party. They have to be broken, burned down and rebuilt. When Biden is in power treat them like the active threats to democracy they are. If those who committed crimes aren't punished then they will be more emboldened.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “Is anyone archiving these Trump sycophants for when they try to downplay or deny their complicity in the future? I foresee decent probability of many deleted Tweets, writings, photos in the future.”
The National Association of Realtors “has revised its professional ethics code to ban ‘hate speech and harassing speech’ by its 1.4 million members,” both on the job and off. To them, hate speech includes basic conservative ideas, not at all actually racist or otherwise indefensible words.