Grading Obama’s First 100 Days

As a group, journalists display marked ambivalence about the practice of grading President Obama on his first 100 days in office. Some emphasize how critical the 100 days are for setting the tone, and seem to suggest that a small misstep could destroy the credibility of the executive branch. At the same time, [...]

Obama No Silver Lining Tie

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was passed last week, and on Friday President Obama trumpeted the achievement in his fourth weekly address to the nation. From the address:
Congress has passed my economic recovery plan – an ambitious plan at a time we badly need it. It will save or create more [...]

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 Portrait Tie

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

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.