President Barack Obama talks with Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Vice President Joe Biden, following the Tax Deliquency Memorandum signing in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, Jan. 20, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


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  • Raquel Baranow 5y

    President Obama signed a memorandum ordering the Treasury to take steps to block government contracts from going to companies that are severely delinquent on their taxes.

    Source: politics.theatlantic.com/2010/01/obama_signs_memorandum_o...
  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y

    I guess the SEIU is out of business

    I like the B&W tiles. It makes an interesting pattern against
    the B&W attire of the people. Awesome Pete. :)
    I will never let this thread die until all Haitians
    are rescued and/or recovered.

    ~From Hawaii to Haiti with Love~
    Moanalani K. Roquette :)
    ~From Hawaii to Haiti with Love~

    My Guitar Hero and I, Naturally :)
  • Scott 5y

    Very nice capture !

    Thanks to Pete Souza !

    Pretty Giant Flowers
  • ObamaFan4 5y

    i count 146 visible blocks black and white is that true?
    Also 10 men and 4 woman.
    2 people with glasses and 2 people with passes.
    and it is raining outside that day

    This is a algebra picture.of Escher
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