Plenty of violence and hate has come from the right. They talk about revolution and targeting democrats and labeling progressives as a disease that needs to be eradicated. They talk about using their 2nd amendments to overthrow their own government and compare it to our revolution 300 years ago against a foreign entity attempting to rule us from across an ocean who taxed Americans for roads in Britain and made it illegal to produce even clothes in America. During the revolution we had muskets and Britain had muskets. Now I think the tea party might be surprised to learn that while they still have muskets, "Britain" now has nuclear missiles, chemical weapons, tanks, stealth bombers, attack helicopters, attack drones, satellite imagery, and laser guided cruise missiles. And I think corporations would be equally prepared because the military complex is one giant corporation after all. Any kind of violence or civil war enacted to a final conclusion would be absolutely catastrophic and probably end in the complete destruction of America, or at least bring us to the level of a 3rd would country.. if we are lucky.