President Barack Obama visited Argonne National Laboratory Friday, calling on Congress to flag oil and gas money for research that could help wean the nation’s vehicles off oil. He also addressed critical budget cuts to basic scientific research.
The president made his pitch for a higher minimum wage, development of renewable energy resources and support of domestic manufacturing. He also spoke of curbing gun violence, which has afflicted his home town.
The Republican presidential candidate got some flack for stealing a slogan from the popular show Friday Night Lights. But what can that TV show, and others, teach him and current President Barack Obama about America?