UPDATE – No new submissions being accepted for now, the response was so overwhelming that there’s already a huge backlog.

I’m breaking this down into multiple posts because the volume of submissions was so high – the enthusiasm has been overwhelming (that’s the word of the day) at several levels.

Unfortunately, those who did not follow the instruction to include town/state have been put to the side because I don’t have time to email back and forth seeking that information.

I’ll continue to post what I can, but it is unlikely I can get to all of them, so my apologies in advance.

Commenter Kitty from Painted Post, NY, decided to make two statements:

From Derek in Hollywood, FL, who went for a threesome, “Barack Obama, Deval Patrick and Elizabeth “RunsWithScammers” Warren have joined me for a panel. Please ask them the hard question but nothing about the economy, jobs, the last four years, records, or welfare reform.”

Kate from McKinney, TX asks: “Do I win the award for the most colorful chair?”

Susan From Melbourne Beach FLL

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Calvin from Oak Ridge North, TX, hits a familiar theme:

From Dwayne, who writes: “I’m from Texas, but have to work as an architect in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Obama is here, ready to bow to King Abdullah.”

And More

From Weirddave in Towson, MD:

From Kevin in Goldsboro, NC, who writes: “My contributions to Empty Chair Day. Yup, we seem to own the same kitchen chairs as Clint! Too bad I couldn’t find any left-handed golf clubs….”

From Pamela in Tucson, who writes: “I know postings are supposedly closed but please gve us break here in AZ. We’re a few hours behind. 🙂 ”

From Bob in Tomaston, CT: