Vice President Joe Biden spoke Friday at Davidson County Community College in North Carolina, WXII reports:
The tour aimed to shine a spotlight on the importance of community colleges in the training of American workers. [...]
President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal includes a new $8-billion Community to Career fund to forge partnerships between community colleges and businesses to provide training for workers.
“Americans are tired of being tired,” Joe Biden said. “It’s clear that the American people have decided it’s time to get up. They’re tired of being told that we’re in a long, slow drift.”