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If it's Monday, It Must be 'Empty Chair Day'
Tea Party Tribune ^ | 2012-09-02 19:18:17 | mrcurmudgeon

Posted on 09/02/2012 9:23:20 PM PDT by tselatysr

By Mr. Curmudgeon:

Are you feeling lucky? Well, are you, punks? Inspired by Clint Eastwood's Republican Convention soliloquy to an empty chair, representing the vacant years of the Obama presidency, many have been inspired to emulate Eastwood by declaring Monday (formally known as Labor Day) "Empty Chair Day."

As you may recall, the action hero of such film classics as "Dirty Harry" and "The Outlaw Josey Wales" used an empty chair as a prop to address our failed president. "We own this country," Eastwood said to the chair, "Politicians are employees of ours ... and when somebody does not do the job, we've got to let them go."

And Eastwood's idea has caught on.

I saw a photo posted on the Internet that shows a lone chair sitting on a front lawn. On it rests a sign that reads, "Labor Day has been cancelled due to lack of jobs. Monday is now Empty Chair Day. Put an empty chair in your front yard. Thank you, Clint, for bringing this to our attention."

On Facebook, a graphic artist took inspiration from Frank Shepard Fairely's iconic 2008 Obama poster, emblazoned with the word "Hope," and substituted a chair where the president's face once beamed ... oh, and the word "Chair."

In yet another contribution, a photo shows an empty chair with an empty suit dangling nearby.

So, go ahead, make Clint's day ... Empty Chair Day.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: clinteastwood; rnc; teaparty
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1 posted on 09/02/2012 9:23:26 PM PDT by tselatysr
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To: tselatysr

Cool. I have an old office chair I could use, but that would look SO tacky.


2 posted on 09/02/2012 9:31:19 PM PDT by madison10
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3 posted on 09/02/2012 9:33:45 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: tselatysr

I put a plastic lawn chair out tonight but I wish that I had a really beatup broken chair to put out.


4 posted on 09/02/2012 9:57:10 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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5 posted on 09/02/2012 10:02:30 PM PDT by TChad
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To: tselatysr

AMC Labor Day 2012 Schedule

10:15AM
A Fistful of Dollars
TV14, CC
Sergio Leone’s classic about a mysterious drifter’s involvement with warring factions in a Mexican border town.

12:45PM
For a Few Dollars More
TVPG, CC
A man with no name (Clint Eastwood) and a man with a mission (Lee Van Cleef) hunt a Mexican bandit (Gian María Volonté) for different reasons.

3:45PM
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
TV14, CC
A drifter (Clint Eastwood), a bandit (Eli Wallach) and a bounty hunter (Lee Van Cleef) reach a standoff over buried gold.

8:00PM
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Unrated
A young drifter (Jeff Bridges) joins a Montana preacher (Clint Eastwood) in a repeat of another robbery.

10:30PM
Joe Kidd
TV14, CC
A land baron’s (Robert Duvall) gunman (Clint Eastwood) joins a rebel (John Saxon) fighting for Spanish land grants in 1900 New Mexico.


6 posted on 09/02/2012 10:39:22 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: Brandonmark

Or the new versions:

A Fistful of Chairs
For a Few Chairs More
The Good, the Bad, and the Chair
Thunderbolt and Chair
Joe Chair


7 posted on 09/02/2012 10:44:06 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: tselatysr

Hope and Chair


8 posted on 09/02/2012 10:44:10 PM PDT by bigbob
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9 posted on 09/02/2012 10:53:00 PM PDT by bigbob
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10 posted on 09/02/2012 10:54:48 PM PDT by TChad
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To: TChad
LOL...BRILLENT!!!
11 posted on 09/02/2012 10:57:10 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (The Obamas = rude, crude and socially unacceptable)
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To: dfwgator
Two Chairs for Sister Sarah
Any Which Way you Chair
White Hunter, Black Chair
Midnight for the Chair of Good and Evil
12 posted on 09/02/2012 11:09:18 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Romney was right about the Olympics, but neither the Brits or the Dems will admit it.)
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To: TChad

King Putt’s Throne


13 posted on 09/03/2012 12:40:29 AM PDT by TChad
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To: TChad
The Clintons have a new job for him...

14 posted on 09/03/2012 1:30:17 AM PDT by Bon mots (When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...)
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To: Brandonmark; et al
But my favorite- "HANG 'EM HIGH" seems to be missing.
15 posted on 09/03/2012 2:58:46 AM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (That Kenyan muzzy bastard is not my president. ENFORCE the Bill of Rights.)
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To: Michael.SF.

High Chair Drifter


16 posted on 09/03/2012 3:46:44 AM PDT by Hotmetal (FReepin' from the sandbox.)
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To: tselatysr
Going out to place an empty chair in the front yard for the day. If the chair is stolen, will know a zer0 supporter did the theft. LOL
17 posted on 09/03/2012 4:49:03 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: tselatysr

Wondering if we’ll see pix of empty chairs in Charlotte.


18 posted on 09/03/2012 5:10:45 AM PDT by Centaur (Never practice moderation to excess.)
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To: tselatysr
Photobucket
19 posted on 09/03/2012 5:29:39 AM PDT by synbad600
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To: Bon mots

Outstandingly magnificent photo.


20 posted on 09/03/2012 5:37:07 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: madison10

“Cool. I have an old office chair I could use, but that would look SO tacky.”

Oh, no it wouldn’t.


21 posted on 09/03/2012 5:43:43 AM PDT by reasonisfaith (Why do you seek the living among the dead? (Luke 24:5))
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To: tselatysr

TOTUS

COTUS


22 posted on 09/03/2012 6:16:27 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: tselatysr

If Wolf Blitzer an empty chair? What about Chis Matthews?
They may even be empty brains!


23 posted on 09/03/2012 6:34:29 AM PDT by FreedBird
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To: Brandonmark; Impy; NFHale; DarthVader; Perdogg; GSP.FAN; fieldmarshaldj; nutmeg; ...
I was actually going to post a vanity thread about this. Nice move by AMC...although I wonder if this was planned before Clint's evisceration of Soetoro?

Either way it works for me.

Happy Labor Day to all.

24 posted on 09/03/2012 6:44:18 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit.)
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To: fella

I was going to put out my lawn chair when I saw an old wood chair in our barn. Perfect! I posted the picture on facebook, but I don’t know how to post pictures here.


25 posted on 09/03/2012 6:44:27 AM PDT by eccentric (a.k.a. baldwidow)
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Obama didn't brew Obama beer! (He just named it!)


Obama didn't win the championship bb game! (Sarah did!)


Obama did not bowl better than the dog! (That he ate!)










26 posted on 09/03/2012 7:00:00 AM PDT by devolve (----- ------- ------ GO AHEAD - MAKE MY SPAGHETTI -------- ----------- ----- -------- ----------)
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To: TChad

That says it all!


27 posted on 09/03/2012 7:10:02 AM PDT by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: dfwgator

Dirty Chair
Chair Impact
The Bechaired
Pale Chair Rider
The Unforchaird.


28 posted on 09/03/2012 7:11:40 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: tselatysr
Here's and empty chair for Obummer at the Gibson Guitar Plant, in honor of the man who ok'd the raid by Federal agents. Obama, the guitar hater.


30 posted on 09/03/2012 7:15:02 AM PDT by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: Scooter100
If 0bama had a son


31 posted on 09/03/2012 7:31:01 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: eccentric
Posting pictures:

a. Get a picture hosting account somewhere, like Photobucket, or similar.

b. Copy the URL path of the photo, make sure it's the photo and not the thumbnail

c. Use html code for "img src" in your FR post to direct it to the photo.

piece of cake

32 posted on 09/03/2012 7:44:16 AM PDT by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: eccentric

Oh, there may be a way to do it from Facebook, but I think the method suggested is more “anonymous”, if you know what I mean and I think you do.


33 posted on 09/03/2012 7:47:31 AM PDT by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: tselatysr
This chair's for you OBozo...

Photobucket

Have a seat, and listen up!!

34 posted on 09/03/2012 7:49:13 AM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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35 posted on 09/03/2012 8:24:11 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: tselatysr

"Get off my lawn!"


36 posted on 09/03/2012 8:32:49 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Emperor Emptychair.)
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To: Perdogg

This is funny!


37 posted on 09/03/2012 8:33:26 AM PDT by Loud Mime (I'll claim I speak for God only after I do acid, a few lines of coke and half a bottle of bourbon.)
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To: Hotmetal

Shouldn’t that be: “Highchair Grifter”?


38 posted on 09/03/2012 8:45:16 AM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Hotmetal

Fist Full of Armrest
The Unfinished
The Outlaw, Art Van


39 posted on 09/03/2012 8:49:26 AM PDT by Eddie01 (Liberals lie about everything all the time.)
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40 posted on 09/03/2012 8:55:47 AM PDT by Walmartian (An update is available for this tagline. Click here to download.)
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To: tselatysr
Another good pic.
41 posted on 09/03/2012 8:59:45 AM PDT by MCH
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To: tselatysr

I put an empty chair in my yard yesterday evening. I wanted to add something similar to a teleprompter this morning.


42 posted on 09/03/2012 9:01:18 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (RINO season is open. No limit. Make them extinct.)
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43 posted on 09/03/2012 9:05:28 AM PDT by MCH
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To: tselatysr

I wish I still had my daughter’s potty chair — I would put that out!


44 posted on 09/03/2012 9:09:11 AM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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45 posted on 09/03/2012 9:09:40 AM PDT by MCH
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46 posted on 09/03/2012 9:10:44 AM PDT by MCH
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47 posted on 09/03/2012 9:11:38 AM PDT by MCH
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To: All; tselatysr

HELP! I have my picture of my empty chair, but I don’t know how to post it. I understand you have to upload it to some site first, but I don’t know which site or how to go about it.


48 posted on 09/03/2012 9:11:49 AM PDT by Spunky (Those)
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To: tselatysr

I keep trying to post my photo but in the preview its huge..
I keep re sizing it but its still huge. I deleted my cookies and it still is the same size. :)

I’ll try again later today.


49 posted on 09/03/2012 9:12:32 AM PDT by Melvalena
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50 posted on 09/03/2012 9:12:48 AM PDT by MCH
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