The difference between a Statesman and a Politician

When considering our political options -
those currently in office and those hoping to be ... 
keep in mind 'the 10 point list' that distinguishes 
a Statesman from a Politician (parasite) 
from the perspective of 
the tax payer's advocate - Ron Paul


A Statesman loves the Constitution.
A Politician hates the Constitution.
A Statesman enforces the Constitution.
A Politician violates the Constitution.
A Statesman uses truth to keep power in the hands of the people.
A Politician uses lies to gain power over the people.
A Statesman's primary concern is to secure freedom for future generations.
A Politician's primary concern is to get elected or re-elected.
A Statesman will not play politics with the people's money.
A Politician will buy votes with tax money.
A Statesman knows the people must control government.
A Politician believes that government should control people.
A Statesman knows the people must limit government's power to tax.
A Politician believes government should have unlimited power to tax.
A Statesman gives his allegiance to the people and country.
A Politician gives his allegiance to government.
A Statesman will demand a balanced budget.
A Politician will spend money stolen from future generations (deficit spending).

A Statesman will cause peace.
A Politician will cause wars.

by Ron Paul
Your Job : Idenitify and Support the Statesmen among us ... Expose the politician