Veterans benefit from the military's very strong, values-based organization. From the moment you begin training as a soldier, leaders consistently emphasize the importance of values so that you can instinctually rely on them when operating in the murky waters of war. Values are viewed as a part of training, just like shooting your weapon. Just as you practice marksmanship day after day so that your actions become instinctual, you are expected to show these values in everything you do. Veterans and military families support Elizabeth Warren because she has demonstrated those values throughout her life, in her words and more importantly, through her actions.
Here are the top 5 reasons veterans support Elizabeth Warren:
"I saw firsthand that today's military families face difficult financial challenges as they try to make ends meet with multiple deployments and raising a family. Some even told me that they felt like they were fighting two wars at once -- one in a distant war zone and another at home against the creditors." -- Elizabeth
"I came up scrappy. I came up the hard way. I came out of a hard-working, middle-class family. I lived in an America that created opportunities for kids like me. I now see an America that in which our government works for those who already have money and already have power." -- Elizabeth
"Thirty of the largest companies in the United States are now spending more on lobbying than they pay in federal taxes. Who really pays for that? [America's middle class] are the ones who are now paying for the fact that there's not enough money left to invest in our kid's future." -- Elizabeth
"Elizabeth Warren is the kind of person that Wall Street just doesn't know how to deal with. She doesn't have a price tag on her. She can't be bought. She spent her whole life doing good things for the middle class, and they can't buy her off." -- Rep. Alan Grayson on PoliticsNation
"We now live in a world in which profitable companies perfectly legally pay nothing in taxes at precisely the same moment that we are saying to young people, 'you are going to have to take on more debt to get a college education,' we're saying to seniors, 'alright you're just going to have to learn to live on less.' The way I see that, that is not a question of economics, it's not a question of finance, it's a question of values." -- Elizabeth
Elizabeth shows courage, integrity, selfless service, duty and loyalty -- all values taught day after day to our soldiers around the world. She has proven that she will continue to stand for veterans, while Brown will continue to stand with Wall Street and Big Oil.
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