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On Twitter, ‘Empty Chair Day’ Slams DNC
The Wall Street Journal ^ | September 3, 2012 | Liz Heron

Posted on 09/03/2012 9:27:20 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion

Edited on 09/03/2012 10:12:30 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]


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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; emptyseat; fireobama; jobs

1 posted on 09/03/2012 9:27:24 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Where will empty chair be going today? Will he golf? Will he campaign while unemployment numbers are revealed again on Friday after the empty chair speech? The MSM cheerleaders love an empty chair.


2 posted on 09/03/2012 9:32:12 AM PDT by FreedBird
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I just put my empty lawn chair out by my mailbox, ready to bow to the postman and and foreign leaders who happen by.


3 posted on 09/03/2012 9:32:40 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Who built the empty chair?


4 posted on 09/03/2012 9:32:48 AM PDT by FreedBird
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To: BarnacleCenturion
It's all about 'participation'!!

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It's getting lot's of 'horn honks' from the passers-by.

5 posted on 09/03/2012 9:35:07 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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To: BarnacleCenturion

"Get off my lawn!"


6 posted on 09/03/2012 9:35:20 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Emperor Emptychair.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

7 posted on 09/03/2012 9:36:59 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
"Ridicule is man's most potent weapon."

~ Saul Alinsky, "Rules for Radicals"

8 posted on 09/03/2012 9:37:46 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Here's mine...


9 posted on 09/03/2012 9:38:44 AM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: Charles Henrickson

That’s Great!


10 posted on 09/03/2012 9:42:03 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: BarnacleCenturion

It’s “Crazy About Clint” day on AMC! Clint Eastwood movies all day and all night. Yee Haw!!!


11 posted on 09/03/2012 9:44:36 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: SamAdams76

I just put my empty lawn chair out by my mailbox, ready to bow to the postman and and foreign leaders who happen by.


Good one! We just put a chair out front under the American flag.


12 posted on 09/03/2012 9:45:27 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Freedom lovers should not carry the "empty chair" symbolism so far that it that it overpowers the other powerful points Eastwood skillfully made, all of which resonated with American citizens.

"Empty chairs" don't impose dictatorial powers over individuals, over productive companies whose productivity is limited by excessive regulations, over religious institutions whose charity and help for those in need is threatened by un-Constitutional intrusions into their ability to operate by their religious principles, and on and on!!!

The vacuum of leadership in upholding and defending liberty, signified by the "empty chair," must not be allowed to minimize the determined, unbending, and dictatorial presence which now "occupies" a place reserved for one who would, like George Washington, defend and protect the essential principles underlying "the People's" Constitution.

13 posted on 09/03/2012 9:45:48 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: opentalk
A message to the Obama administration:

Get off our lawn!


14 posted on 09/03/2012 9:49:26 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Emperor Emptychair.)
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To: loveliberty2

.....But the “empty chair” sends a “message”.


15 posted on 09/03/2012 9:50:35 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: FreedBird

He is campaigning in Ohio. I thought he was supposed to head to LA today following Romney’s lead. Romney was in LA on Friday with Governor Bobby Jindal.


16 posted on 09/03/2012 9:50:59 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: KansasGirl

Obama’s campaigning on the taxpayer’s money.


17 posted on 09/03/2012 9:53:21 AM PDT by FreedBird
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To: BarnacleCenturion

We have an empty chair on our lawn with a simple sign saying “Vote 2012!”. It feels so good.


18 posted on 09/03/2012 9:53:51 AM PDT by Ray'sBeth
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To: KansasGirl

The media badmouthed Eastwood, that means the media badmouthed the U.S.A. too. Most people we know support Eastwood not the MSM.


19 posted on 09/03/2012 9:55:27 AM PDT by FreedBird
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To: BarnacleCenturion
One for each of the occupiers...

Nobody on the road
Nobody on the beach
I feel it in the air
The summer's out of reach

Empty lake, empty streets
The sun goes down alone
I'm driving by your house
Though I know you're not home


20 posted on 09/03/2012 10:09:59 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Biggirl
Yes, I agree, Biggirl, but there was a much deeper "message" in the detailed and well-thought-out litany laid out by Eastwood, and directed to imaginary occupant of the "chair"--a message that must not be overlooked.

Leadership has been "missing" on principles and ideas dear to freedom and prosperity, but, and this is a big but, there are forces who wish to "fundamentally change" and eradicate the principles of the Framers' Constitution who see that chair as having been occupied and active in its "progressing" of another set of ideas.

We must be specific in describing to our youth the difference between the Presidential leadership of Washington or Jefferson on behalf of freedom and that of a president "absent" on those principles essential to liberty.

21 posted on 09/03/2012 10:13:18 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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22 posted on 09/03/2012 10:16:16 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: FreedBird
"Where will empty chair be going today? Will he golf?

Just sitting back and enjoying a reefer.


23 posted on 09/03/2012 10:17:29 AM PDT by Spunky (Those)
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To: FreedBird
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24 posted on 09/03/2012 10:17:29 AM PDT by muwarriors92
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To: loveliberty2
Freedom lovers should not carry the "empty chair" symbolism so far

My wife asked similar question- What good is it for those who don't know the reference. I responded, they will ask others and others will inform them.

A political sign tries to do the same thing, but I think this is more powerful because its different.

25 posted on 09/03/2012 10:19:35 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: BarnacleCenturion


America and Barrack O-Empty Chair.
26 posted on 09/03/2012 10:26:49 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: BarnacleCenturion; Syncro; Chode; RedMDer; All
@HeyTammyBruce As the National Debt approaches $16 TRILLION EmptyChair heads out the door for another round of golf! pic.twitter.com/H89LC3kc


27 posted on 09/03/2012 10:30:47 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Raycpa

Good thought!!! And when they ask, tell them to view the Eastwood video. They will “get” the many other messages contained in that conversation with the imaginary occupant of that chair—and the message will resound within them, because their instincts will tell them that Eastwood’s points are right on target—that it is not that the chair has been “empty,” but that its occupant’s policies have failed.


28 posted on 09/03/2012 10:31:01 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: STARWISE
That one I like, humor has to be based in reality.
29 posted on 09/03/2012 10:39:12 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I just flipped it on in time to see Ol’ Angel Eyes.

Gad....Van Cleef was hot.

[did AMC do this at the last minute or what?]


30 posted on 09/03/2012 10:41:01 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep, the clowns will eat me)
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To: Salamander

That’s what I was wondering. I watch AMC a lot (I’m a “Hell On Wheels” fanatic) and didn’t see it being advertised. It’s a hoot that they are doing it today on Empty Chair day though.


31 posted on 09/03/2012 10:46:05 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I thought the empty POTUS was supposed to be visiting NOLA or some place ravaged by Hurricane Isaac?

Or did Air Force One make an emergency landing abort when the pilots saw the runway had two rows on each side of thousands of empty chairs?


32 posted on 09/03/2012 10:49:17 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (OPSEC)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

It’s a great way to draw viewers.

Now I’ll have something to watch while the DEMons conduct their circus.

:)


33 posted on 09/03/2012 10:49:22 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep, the clowns will eat me)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Via “Popwatch”:

“AMC had its Clint Eastwood movie marathon planned way before the whole Invisible Obama thing happened. Try to forget his rambling address by remembering how great he was in films like A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. (10 a.m.-12 a.m.)”

AMC got lucky...punk.

;D


34 posted on 09/03/2012 10:52:28 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep, the clowns will eat me)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

THIS SEAT IS TAKEN !!!

THIS SEAT IS TAKEN !!!


35 posted on 09/03/2012 10:53:13 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Ha ha ha ha haaaaaaa!! Laughed out loud!! Thanks for that one.


36 posted on 09/03/2012 11:48:40 AM PDT by ReaganÜberAlles
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To: BarnacleCenturion
love it...
37 posted on 09/03/2012 1:55:06 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Eye of Unk

Hurricane who ?

http://pic.twitter.com/TNlkArr8


38 posted on 09/03/2012 10:07:57 PM PDT by E.C.I. (Evil Conservative Industries)
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