Obama Money Matters Tie

Original Photo Credit: Getty Images/Mark Wilson
Equal pay for equal work done by men and women was an influential issue during the 2008 presidential campaign because it set Barack Obama distinctly apart from John McCain.  Obama repeatedly attacked McCain for his failure to support the Equal Pay Act (which McCain called  a “boon for trail lawyers”).
On [...]

Obama Pentagon Visit Tie

Original Photo Credit: Reuters/Jim Young
During his campaign, Barack Obama was constantly detailing his plans to address the single most important problem facing Americans, an issue that we at Neck of State summarize as iraqeconoeduhealthenercation. On Wednesday, he made a stop at the Pentagon to show his vested interest in addressing the country’s other single most [...]

Obama Economic Stimulus Tie

Original Photo Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing
While on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Barack Obama made a stop with congressional Representatives to push his economic stimulus plan. His choice of a solid, shiny, and red tie is meant to convey the urgency of the brutal economic storm that the United States will face if Congress doesn’t act quicker than [...]

Obama Automobile Standards Tie

Original Photo Credit: Getty Images/Mark Wilson
On Monday President Obama signed an executive order enabling fourteen states to set strict limits on greenhouse gas emissions and fuel efficiency for cars and trucks. Pictured above behind Obama is Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, who is actually really psyched about this development.
The symbolism in Monday’s tie choice [...]

Obama Weekly Address Tie

The post was made on the White House Blog just before 6AM. I like the idea that President Obama woke up before 5AM this morning to give us his calm reassurance, but, unless he decided to wear the same tie two days in a row, this is probably not what happened.

Obama’s Executive Undo Tie

Original Photo Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing
Barack Obama spent the larger portion of Thursday undoing executive orders put in place my the Bush administration.  The dimple’s a bit out of alignment on this solid burgundy tie – President Obama was clearly in a rush to start reversing every act President Bush took in his two terms.  Again, [...]

Obama’s Tie Subdues Justice Roberts

It is not 100% clear whether the founding fathers intended for one to be President “of” the United States or President “to” the United States, but the language in the Constitution is unambiguous.

Obama Portrait Tie

Barrack Obama inspires confidence in all those around him. He’s been compared to Aragorn, Optimus Prime, and Alice Abernathy.

Obama Commander in Chief Ball Tie

Original Photo Credit: Reuters/Gary Hershon
You know it’s time to party when the 44th President of the United States of America breaks out a classic white bow tie.  President Obama did not waste a minute on Inauguration Day, somehow making it to ten inaugural balls with his wife Michelle.  His bow tie really says it all [...]

Obama Inaugural Tie

Mr. President, we look forward watching you carry your message out this term in your eloquent speeches, carefully planned budgetting and legislation, generous funding of education and science, liberal application of that whole ‘everybody’s equal’ concept, and your meticulously selected neckwear.