Obama Comes to Austin

photo by Gary Miller, posted May. 10, 2013. #1 of 38 photos.

“[F]olks around here are doing something right, and I think the rest of the country can learn from what you’re doing — because I’ve always believed that the best ideas usually don’t start in Washington, they trickle up to Washington. So I’ve come to listen and learn and highlight some of the good work that’s being done.” So said President Barack Obama during an address at Manor New Tech High School, one of several stops he made in the Austin area on Thursday. Emphasizing job growth and new technology, Obama’s other stops included tech startup incubator Capital Factory, chip manufacturer Applied Materials, and Stubb’s BBQ.

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