Ben Nighthorse Campbell is a Native American who served as a congressman from state of Colorado.

Best Ben Nighthorse Campbell Quotes

If there was no war, the young men felt that they were denied manhood. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

Slavery was once a tradition. Killing Indians like animals was once a tradition. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination against any minority by amending the Constitution. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

This is representative government, and Indians have very little political clout because for the most part, they don’t vote. But white ranchers and farmers do vote. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

I don’t think the approach is to simply give them [the Indian tribes] money, because too much money has disappeared in Indian country, too much has been mismanaged. The history of Indian country is the disappearance of money. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

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The young men felt that they were denied manhood. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

Famous Ben Nighthorse Campbell Quotes

Simply put, ‘Redskins’ is offensive to Indian people. Whether it is considered offensive by non-Indians is not the issue. It is offensive to us. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

Indians were here first – it’s about time. We’re way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we’re beginning to take a page out of their notebook. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

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The question is the propriety of how we go about influencing and changing behavior. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

And it sends an important message to me, because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don’t trust me. They do trust me, in landslide proportions, and they’re proving it tonight. We’re going to bury that for good. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

The president, just as any other American, deserves a legal defense against personal lawsuits not related to his office. But the costs of that defense should be borne by him and not the taxpayer. ~ Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

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