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Without looking at the Whois (unless you’ve already done that) guess who owns the domain name.

If you guessed Mike Berkens, you’d be right. If you guessed that he was watching Clint Eastwood’s speech at the Republican Convention and immediately jumped on to his computer to hand register it, you’d be wrong. Mike’s company has owned since at least 2005, according to the Whois history tool.

It seems that the “empty chair” phrase is catching on and has become a hot trend. Apparently, some people put out empty chairs on their lawns yesterday as a sign of frustration at the jobless rate. A union leader apparently threw an empty chair after pretending to speak to Clint Eastwood in the chair.

In any case, if you want to purchase, you are in luck. According to the landing page, which does not have any PPC links on it, you can now buy the domain name.

The hottest political term coming out of the Republican National Convention is now available for immediate purchase!

This domain is priced at $50,000.

It’s serendipitous when you own the domain name of a hot trend. Hope Mike makes a nice sale.

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Comments (20)


    $50k can buy a lot of empty chairs

    September 4th, 2012 at 5:12 pm


    What is even funnier is, the person who owns lol R. Schwartz

    September 4th, 2012 at 5:13 pm


      Which means that R. Schwart made a better deal, because for reg-fee he bought not just one chair, but more chairs :)

      September 4th, 2012 at 5:20 pm


    Both wealthy older men, just like Clint lol

    I kid I kid.

    September 4th, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    M Husain Yatnatti is available now!.. After this post.. it won’t be i guess..

    September 4th, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    Michael Berkens


    Give me a break, Clint is 82 about 30 years older than I am

    As for Rick he is closer in age to Clint


    September 4th, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    BullS is open

    September 4th, 2012 at 7:38 pm


    Some domain names go up in value on a seasonal basis, which can be lucrative for those who own domain names that people in politics are willing to spend on come election time.

    September 4th, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    dues paid

    curious what people here think most likely buyer for 2POT.US (domain hack on POTUS acronym for Pres of US) is likely to be

    September 4th, 2012 at 9:09 pm

      Elliot Silver

      I don’t get it. I would say it’s most likely going to drop.

      September 4th, 2012 at 9:12 pm

      Website Tv

      me thinks your name …….

      September 4th, 2012 at 11:23 pm


      POT.US I get, but where does the “2” come from?

      September 5th, 2012 at 8:58 am

    Garry Epperson

    That’s one of the sweetest feelings in the world when one of your domains hits a trend. I’ve had it happen once recently.

    September 4th, 2012 at 11:19 pm


      Only if you can cash in……….

      September 4th, 2012 at 11:32 pm


      Please tell us more.. Trends are good, seek the future not the past.

      September 5th, 2012 at 11:13 am

      Garry Epperson

      I don’t spam the comment section. Sorry.

      September 6th, 2012 at 5:45 pm


    “The hottest political term coming out of the Republican National Convention is now available for immediate purchase!
    This domain is priced at…“

    Déjà vu ~

    Still least the band have a g8 domain name! 😉

    September 5th, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    Paul Omego

    Since the Empty Chair issue was made on TV, i have CHAIR.TV available.. LOL

    September 5th, 2012 at 5:41 pm

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