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Empty Chair Filled with Meaning for Parents of Gun Violence Victim

Lonnie and Sandy Phillips | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics
Lonnie and Sandy Phillips

President Obama is showing the country where many of our problems are with gun regulation and he has taken steps to educate the American people. President Obama and the Democratic candidates are on the right side of history.

A Christmas and Holiday Tribute to Military Families

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 12.21.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

The song "I'll be Home for Christmas (if Only in my Dreams)" always brings a tear to my eyes. The song is sung from the point of view of a soldier stationed overseas during WWII, and it initially was rejected by the music industry for being so sad.

Easter and Grief: An Inescapable Connection

Megan Devine | Posted 06.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Megan Devine

photo credit: Jarosław Pocztarski Even if you aren't a religious person or adhere to any particular faith, you can't really escape the whole Easter ...

WATCH: DeMarcus Cousins Flips Out On A Folding Chair

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.26.2015 | Sports

'Watch out, chair!' one of the commentators yelled.

The Sound and Fury of the Right-Wing Echo Chamber (Ranting at an Empty Chair)

Matt Jordan | Posted 03.30.2013 | Media
Matt Jordan

The right-wing echo chamber needs scapegoats dressed up in ready-made cliches to function effectively. And it hit me: I had become an empty chair for angry men to rant at.

Wisconsin Sign Features Noose, Calls For Barack Obama To 'Hang In There'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

A sign portraying President Barack Obama's name alongside an image of a noose is confronting passersby on a rural road in Wisconsin, but the sign-make...

Ode To An Empty Chair

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

There is an empty chair in my living room every night when I get home from work. Her empty chair. And in spite of the grief and loss it represents, it trumps Clint Eastwood's empty chair, because I am, in point of fact, so much better off in so many ways than I was four years ago.

Facebook Advertises On Facebook, Reminds Us That Social Networking Is What Allows Us To 'Feel Human'

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.04.2012 | Technology

On Thursday, just as Facebook announced its one billionth user, the social networking behemoth released its very first advertisement -- and it's quite...

Somebody to Look Down Upon

James Moore | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
James Moore

The racial anger isn't just palpable any more; it's manifest. And again, Texas is getting attention for its ignorance instead of its greatness. In an upscale neighborhood of Northwest Austin, a Republican voter has hung an empty chair in effigy from a tree in his front yard.

The Lynchings of Empty Chairs

Glenn W. Smith | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Glenn W. Smith

Are these hateful protests from isolated crackpots? Or do they exemplify a larger fringe America so lost in bigotry and anti-Obama zealotry that they've lost all moral bearings?

Republican Creates Frightening Racist Display

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

Republican Texas homeowner Bud Johnson has a "lynched" empty chair on display in his front yard in what is likely a display of opposition to President...

Clint -- Mitt

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Empty Chairs and Hope

Shahid Mahmood | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Shahid Mahmood

The Sanctity of Human Life Act, which Ryan co-sponsored, should it ever pass, would ensure that life begins at fertilization. This Bill would dash the hopes of thousands of infertile couple by criminalizing the destruction of day-old embryos.

Unseating Invisible Racism

Rev. Otis Moss III | Posted 11.08.2012 | Religion
Rev. Otis Moss III

In this day of the viral "empty chair," the church community and the interfaith community must speak to the "empty chair" and what it represents -- the invisible racism and voter suppression in America.

Sarah Palin and the Eastwood/Obama 'Empty Chair'

Matt Zencey | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Matt Zencey

Even before she quit, legislators of both parties complained Palin was not sufficiently engaged in the normal day-to-day work a governor does with the legislature. You might say legislators complained about her "empty chair" style of leadership.

Convention Recap

Kate Clinton | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Kate Clinton

Really I don't think I could have handled four nights of the GOP convention in Tampa. Thank goodness I was able to flip between tennis and the conven...

Inside the Minds of GOP Strategists (VIDEO)

Katie Halper | Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Here's a sneak peak at what we can only imagine goes on behind the closed doors of Republican spin doctors. It turns out, they knew about Clint Eastwood and the empty chair!

Politico Bombshell Exclusive: Empty Chair and Empty Suit Tell All

Mark Steinberg | Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

After Romney had departed and the lights were turned off, hidden microphones picked up the following exchange.

Oliver Noble

WATCH: Clint Eastwood vs. Chairs | Oliver Noble | Posted 08.31.2012 | Comedy

Many were left scratching their heads when veteran actor Clint Eastwood took the stage at the Republican National Convention Thursday night, and proce...

Clint Eastwood Isn't The Only One Who Can Talk To A Chair! Exclusive Interview With Invisible Mitt Romney

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 10.31.2012 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Using the same technology as Clint Eastwood at the RNC, we have secured an exclusive interview with invisible Mitt Romney.

Ann Romney: Eastwood Was 'Unique'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Ann Romney said she appreciates the support Clint Eastwood gave her husband's presidential bid, even if the actor's bizarre monologue a...