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U.S. power vacuum emboldens Putin

...nations are paying nearly $6 per unit while we have natural gas overflowing at $3 per unit.If we had a pro-American statesman in the White House, he would have immediately opened gas exports and cut dramatically into Mr. Putin's power base.Also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-03/us-power-vacuum-embolden
Sleeps better with statesman in Senate

...fortunate to have in the U.S. Senate, Robert C. Byrd, a Democrat from West Virginia. This experienced legislator is a statesman of the truest and most noble character -- brilliant, steeped in political philosophy and wisdom, a patriot devoted to our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/17/op_250504.shtml
Opinion columns
Abraham Lincoln not half the statesman Calhoun was

...Dr. Charles T. Lockett (Jan. 15 letter, "Lott and John C. Calhoun compared") to a scoundrel who was not half the statesman John C. Calhoun was. Abraham Lincoln was not only a tyrant and war criminal, but has been placed on a pedestal as one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/24/let_366406.shtml
Letters
This newspaper has long sided with SEN. STROM THURMOND in his stand for a limited federal government and states' rights. In fact, the one-time presidential candidate is one of America's few true statesman with a rock-solid reputation for integrity. There'

...limited federal government and states' rights. In fact, the one-time presidential candidate is one of America's few true statesman with a rock-solid reputation for integrity. There's no compelling reason for South Carolinians to change senators now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/05/edi_200387.shtml
Editorials
This newspaper has long sided with SEN. STROM THURMOND in his stand for a limited federal government and states' rights. In fact, the one-time presidential candidate is one of America's few true statesman with a rock-solid reputation for integrity. There'

...limited federal government and states' rights. In fact, the one-time presidential candidate is one of America's few true statesman with a rock-solid reputation for integrity. There's no compelling reason for South Carolinians to change senators now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/03/edi_200349.shtml
Editorials
Yamma Brown pens book about Godfather of Soul

...Crown published the younger Bush's million-selling memoir, Decision Points."George H.W. Bush is a great servant, statesman, and father," George W. said in a statement issued by Crown. "I loved writing the story of his life, and I hope others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-03/yamma-brown-pens-book-ab
Graham isn't conservative

A politician bases his decisions on expediency; a statesman, on principle.Most elected officials today are politicians with a vision as far ahead as the next election. Take U.S. Sen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-12/graham-isnt-conservative
Fight our socialist drift

...believing this. We are unable to find and elect a capable statesman to lead our country through the morass of international intrigue...voter is unable to differentiate between a politician and a statesman. The media, if willing and able, could fill a void here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-27/fight-our-socialist-drif
Gentleman, statesman

...agenda might have been too radical even today.But we will remember George McGovern somewhat differently ? as an elder statesman who gave of his time to a fault, inspired a generation of followers and managed to lampoon himself with quiet dignity on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-10-23/gentleman-statesman
Fryer: Gordon content with second-place finish

...in my mirror."At almost 43 years old, those are sentiments Gordon is hearing more frequently as he's become the elder statesman of the Sprint Cup Series.Mark Martin has called it a career, Jeff Burton is transitioning into a television job and Bobby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-23/fryer-gordon-content-secon