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Date                March 4, 2016

Contact:          R.E. Sutherland, M.Ed./sciences

Email:              [email protected]

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SUBJECT: Debate, Debacle, and Slander

By R.E. Sutherland, M.Ed. /sciences


INTRODUCTION: American political elections include debates.  Over the years, the style of debating has evolved…changed…and become a series of facilitated media events to control the populace.  Herein, we find ourselves today after a debate whereby we witnessed a vicious attack on the leading GOP candidate, by the Moderators.  The candidate has Populace approval, which has brought condemnation by the Establishment.  The RINO choice already lost.  The Moderators are out of line with correct protocol for debate.  They have become the Lead Attack Dogs for the Establishment.  Will Americans continue to drool while their nation’s freedom-blood flows in pools?  We shall see.


FIRST, we need definitions on the table for this discussion.

DEBATE:   noun

1.  a discussion, as of a public question in an assembly, involving opposing viewpoints:

a debate in the Senate on farm price supports.

2.  a formal contest in which the affirmative and negative sides of a proposition are advocated by opposing speakers.



DEBACLE:   noun

1.  a general breakup or dispersion; sudden downfall or rout:  The revolution ended in a debacle.

2.  a complete collapse or failure.




The officer who presides over an assembly to preserve order, propose questions, regulate the proceedings, and declare the votes



SLANDER: (noun)

Oral defamation, in which someone tells one or more persons an untruth about another which untruth will harm the reputation of the person defamed. Slander is a civil wrong (tort) and can be the basis for a lawsuit. Damages (payoff for worth) for slander may be limited to actual (special) damages unless there is malicious intent, since such damages are usually difficult to specify and harder to prove. Some statements such as an untrue accusation of having committed a crime, having a loathsome disease, or being unable to perform one’s occupation are treated as slander per se since the harm and malice are obvious, and therefore usually result in general and even punitive damage recovery by the person harmed. Words spoken over the air on television or radio are treated as libel (written defamation) and not slander on the theory that broadcasting reaches a large audience as much if not more than printed publications. (See: defamation, fair comment)

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SECOND, discussion between humans is as old as the first two people on earth.  The introduction of formalized debate appeared around the 4th century BC with the Greeks, who used public forums and moderated discussions to bring a civil tone to their governing process.  From that practice has risen many forms of debate which include:

            1.  Parliamentary debate

            2.  Leader debate

            3.  Competitive debate

            4.  Australian-Asian debate

            5.  European Square debate

            6.  Extemporaneous speaking

            7.  Impromptu debate

            8.  Jes debate

            9.  Lincoln-Douglas debate (aka NFA LD)

            10. Mace debate

            11. Mock trial

            12.  Offene Parlamentarische debatte (OPD)

            13. Oxford-style debate

            14. Paris-style debate

            15. Turncoat debate

            16.  (Etc, etc, etc)

Source:  Wikipedia online encyclopedia


THIRD, in 1986, parents in Philadelphia were researching the behavior of the School Boards who were ignoring parental requests and passing laws that did not come out of the committee discussions.  They discovered that the RAND Institute (i.e. a socialist Think Tank) had caballed with the Public School administrators to develop a 7-volume set of procedures by which to smash parental input at school board meetings.  One of the tools was called the Delphi Technique.  It created a position called a Facilitator, whose purpose was to lead committee meetings and to divide the unsuspecting committee with ridicule of those who did not agree with the predetermined policy under discussion.  Christian parents were considered the worst offenders of the Board, and Training was required of all elected School Board members.  They were trained to destroy all Christian influence using the Facilitation Format.  The technique was so successful that it was implemented at the city and county council meetings, as well as all bureaucratic organizations.  Today, the Public is “handled” by the facilitators across the country, and it has gone global.  News programs are included in this grand scheme.


FOURTH, a Moderator in a debate is supposed to remain neutral.  That is not what we all witnessed on the national televised debate of the GOP by the FOX News anchors on March 3, 2016.  The newscasters performed slander at the highest levels, and proceeded to pretend that the candidates were allowed to destroy the leading candidate with that information, albeit some of it out of date.


FIFTH, what Americans are actually witnessing during the 2016 Primary in the Republican Party is not debate.  It is SLANDER.  The moderators are actually leading an attack on a national public stage of the front runner, at the behest of the Republican RINO faction, who is composed of socialist infiltrators in the GOP party during the last four decades.


SIXTH, the use of  Oral debate is preferred by these attackers upon the frontrunner, because if they were debating on paper, then the false facts would become “libelous slander”, which can be taken into a Court and prosecuted.   Unfortunately due to the Bill of Rights, the First Amendment giving Freedom of speech has given modern moderators the excuse to attack without penalty.  This is a serious travesty to freedom loving people.


CONCLUSION:   Americans should be outraged with the behavior of the Moderators during this Primary cycle.  The Moderators are not bringing “truth” to the people; instead, they are shaping opinion and facilitating unsuspecting crowds, slandering the non-politicians who have courage to run for President, putting forth false facts under the premise of journalism, promoting the use of insults, denigrating the American political process, and ignoring the will of the Republican grassroots candidates.  This is communism at its finest hour in the USA.  Do not be deceived.


R.E. Sutherland, M.Ed./sciences
Freelance Investigative Science Reporter since 1996
24 years – Virginia Licensed Science Teacher (biology, chemistry, physics)
9.3 years-Nuclear lab and Nuclear Radiological Protection Inspector
1992 – Certificate of Completion for “Teaching Nuclear Topics”
Author:  American and Russian Alliance of 1858 (ISBN: 13: 9780595215010)
1998 – GOP Primary candidate for SC State Superintendent of Education
2000 – GOP Primary candidate for SC Governor
2004 – Libertarian candidate for US Senate
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