Now the teabaggers are threatening violence against the SEIU:
Hello, my name is Diana and I'm calling from Oregon.
I just wanted to let the SEIU know that America is watching the thug tactics that you folks are using at health care meetings and various other public places, and the absolutely thuggish violent tactics that your group is using.
I suggest you tell your people to calm down, act like American citizens and stop trying to repress people's First Amendment rights. That, or you all are gonna' come up against the Second Amendment.
Stop the violence.
Obviously, this is somebody who went took Sarah Palin's class on constitutional law. The argument appears to go something like this: "If you say that you disagree with me, you're revoking my First Amendment rights, and to defend them, I'm going to shoot you!"
The insane threats against SEIU are also coming in via Twitter, as TPM reports:
Based on the news that health care events are edging into violence, an anti-health care reform protester in New Mexico named Scott Oskay is calling on his hundreds of online followers to bring firearms to town halls, and to 'badly hurt' SEIU and ACORN counter protesters.
[ Images of tweets at TPM ]
Popularized in part by conservative blogger Michelle Malkin, the hashtag symbol he's using, #iamthemob, has gone viral on twitter, appearing several times a minute according to a recent search.
Anti-reform activists have scheduled a protest outside SEIU Missouri offices tomorrow, and officials there are taking these threats seriously.
The New Mexico Independent has more information on the author of the tweets, a New Mexico libertarian activist named Scott Oskay.