Ben Nelson - Quotes

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We cannot erase what has been done. We can apologize for it. We can express our outrage. We can say to the American people and to the people of the world, this is not our way and we do not condone it, but we cannot change it and we cannot erase it. ---->>>

What does it mean to be an American? While each of us may have our own specific answer to that question, we likely can agree on the basic principles of America: freedom, equal opportunity, and rights accompanied by responsibilities. ---->>>

Amending the U.S. Constitution, the document most sacred to those who love freedom and liberty, is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that a proposed amendment is necessary. ---->>>

We can take full comfort in realizing the continuing strength of our nation. America's lands remain radiantly rich with diversity, and freedom still reigns. ---->>>

When it comes to making decisions, I will come down on the side of Nebraska every time. If I have to choose between the White House and the farmhouse, I choose the farmhouse. ---->>>

I look at ANWR (Artic National Wildlife Refuge) as a poison pill in the energy bill. ---->>>

The security of our nation depends on the men and women who are willing to sacrifice their safety, and possibly their lives, to protect the freedoms the rest of us enjoy. ---->>>

When George Washington was elected president, there was no national vote. ---->>>

Any time the president talks, you listen. ---->>>

For many Americans, including many who are employed, going to the doctor when they fall ill or become injured may not be an option because of the absence of health insurance. ---->>>

Anytime the president visits Nebraska its good for Nebraska. ---->>>

I certainly want campaign finance reform. I just wish this would do it in a way that would stand up to a constitutional challenge. ---->>>

I'm not averse to helping Wall Street when it helps Main Street. ---->>>

If we cannot agree, then at least we ought to move on. ---->>>

Let me be clear. I support the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman. ---->>>

A democratic and stable Iraq and Afghanistan are essential to our broader efforts to make no place safe for terrorists and to win the War on Terrorism. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 05-17, 1941
Occupation: Politician

Earl Benjamin "Ben" Nelson (born May 17, 1941) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 37th Governor of Nebraska from 1991 to 1999, and as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 2001 to 2013. Nelson was an insurance executive before he entered politics. His first run for office was in 1990, when he narrowly defeated incumbent Republican Governor Kay A (wikipedia)