Welcome to Obama's Reich!
With Obama instructing his supporters to "get in" our face and demanding that we stay silent in opposing his plan for a federal takeover of healthcare, it's no surprise that his bought and paid for union thugs, who have already been handsomely rewarded by Obama's use of taxpayer funds from the stimulus program, would take it to the next level.
This is the kind of thing that happened in Nazi Germany:
Gateway Pundit has a follow up story with a letter from the attorney representing Mr. Kenneth Gladney, the black conservative who was attacked while handing out the classic flag "Don't Tread on Me." Mr. Gladney's injuries were serious enough that he required treatment in a nearby Emergency Room. Fortunately, he did not have to wait for government permission before receiving care.
There are many examples of Union Thugs denying freedom of speech to fellow citizens. One example in particular illustrates the vicious mindset of these paid goons:
This is the kind of behavior you can expect from Democrats who are now complaining about the lack of civility in the forums on health care!