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Nancy Cartwright goes home as Scientology ‘Ideal’-izes the world


Rod Keller has a great update for us about Scientology’s Ideal Org program around the globe…

Scientology continues its drive to renovate or relocate every single Scientology org to be a new and improved “Ideal Org.” Scientology believes in balance among its continents, and the theory is that opening Ideal Orgs globally will drive planetary clearing. It’s not enough to expand in one region, the organization has to be seen as expanding everywhere. The boom that is seen at a new Ideal Org is exciting, but in a year or two that turns to bust, leaving a beautiful but largely empty building behind. Since our global roundup in 2016 Ideal Orgs have opened in almost all continents, and there are more on the way.


[Planned Ventura Ideal Org]


[Fundraising for Ventura is mostly from Los Angeles]

Since our last article on the Western US, Scientology has opened Valley, Silicon Valley and Salt Lake City Ideal Orgs. The upcoming org in Santa Barbara is moving 25 miles to Ventura, and the money is coming from Los Angeles area Scientologists. The word “completion” in the event poster is not entirely accurate as they are far from finished. Every donation helps their cause but this shortfall can only be covered by the small group of Scientology “whales” who donate to every Ideal Org.

Last night was so exciting in California. We are only $2 million away from having an ideal org alliance to go into construction on the Ventura Org. That means the California having the most ideal orgs even more than some continents will be all Ideal!! My husband and I were silver humanitarians for the Valley org and last night we became alliance platinum humanitarians for Ventura/Santa Barbara.

In the last two months we went from Silver meritorious to platinum meritorious with honors in the IAS that is four statuses in two months. I am an audiologist which is a hearing specialist and I test people hearing and fit hearing aids and we don’t make a lot of money.

However I have the privilege for my first time this year to go on maiden voyage and be with COB for almost a week and for what that man does to make this religion work the way RH wanted it to and making them vision come true I have to disagree totally with the physical universe because we cannot miss this target this time for a cleared planet. It is a very difficult thing to do if you look at what you have in the bank because that is in physical universe and who wants to live on this planet the way it is? After you see tonight‘s event and all the things we are doing please help in anyway you can to get these ideas orgs done.

[Planned Albuquerque Ideal Org]

Also in Western US, the former Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance building in Albuquerque is still listed for sale. Scientology has given up on the old Gizmo discount store, but hasn’t yet raised the $2 million asking price for this larger building that is far from the downtown area. Despite a public announcement that the org would receive a full renovation our sources tell us the Austin org has only managed to renovate the parking lot. The empty Kansas City Ideal Org is also undergoing renovations.

In the Eastern US, Orlando and Miami have opened as Ideal Orgs, and they have three more underway in Chicago, Detroit and Columbus.


[Chicago Ideal Org Fundraiser]

[Chicago Birthday Event]

In Chicago Scientology whales Jim Bridgeforth and Tom Cummins, both with American Power & Gas in Clearwater, were the star attractions at a recent fundraising event. At the L. Ron Hubbard birthday event in March, the goal of raising a million dollars seems to have been successful, but that money was for the International Association of Scientologists. Money has to flow uplines to international management in addition to the money for an Ideal Org. That million would have covered the remaining shortfall on the renovations budget of $700,000.



[Detroit scheduled to open in August 2018]

The opening of the Detroit Ideal Org has been announced for August, but staff are still being recruited for the boom of new church members anticipated after the org opens. We expect that date to slip into September or October. Scientology rarely opens an Ideal Org on time.


In Columbus the whale donor is The Simpsons actress and Dayton, Ohio native Nancy Cartwright. Her appearance indicates they are close to finishing the renovations fundraising.


In the U.K. the Birmingham and Dublin Ideal Orgs opened since our last article, and Manchester is next. At a recent fundraising event the goal was £105,000. We don’t know if they made it as the board is filled with donations under £100. Sea Org members at Saint Hill are rallying all British Scientologists to the effort with modest effect.

Well done to everyone who has donated this week and all donators. We are wrapping up this last week of MV 4 and launching into the UK Cont Convention. Wanted to ensure everyone does clear their boards for the weekend and comes to this EPIC UK gathering! We are Uniting all clans, tribes and countries to make UK the first Cleared Country as LRH envisioned for us.

If you are already confirmed, please assist and speak to all friends, family and colleagues. We need EVERYONE there. If you are not confirmed please move or adjust your schedule so you can be there! This convention will be fun, exciting, epic and something you don’t want to miss. We are going to get LRHs intentions for the UK done — and soon!


[Planned Winnipeg Ideal Org]

In Canada Scientology has opened no Ideal Orgs since our last article, and there seem to be no plans to renovate the decomposing buildings in Toronto, Montreal, and Winnipeg in the near future.


[Planned Barcelona Ideal Org]

The Copenhagen Ideal Org opened in 2017, but we have no information about other planned openings in Europe this year or next. Scientology picked up a castle-themed building in Barcelona but there have been no renovations yet.


[Planned Port Elizabeth ideal org]

In Africa the Johannesburg North Ideal Org opened in 2017, but the only upcoming opening planned there is the Kyalami Castle, which might open soon as an Advanced Org.


In Asia we predicted Taipei would be next, but after the opening of Perth and Auckland it is taking a back seat to Brisbane as the next Ideal Org for ANZO. We haven’t yet found this building to match this image, with an asymmetrical roofline and a covered entrance on the left, but we’re still combing the commercial real estate sites to locate it.


Latin America has had no openings since our last article. Organización de Desarollo y Dianética (ODD) in Mexico was our prediction, but the building suffered some earthquake damage in 2017 that knocked it off the calendar. The Advanced Org at the former Palmas Plaza shopping mall is also still on hold because of the lack of permits. This odd poster promotes an event at ODD about past life incidents using an artist’s conception of the completed AO.

Find out what’s going on!
Come and learn: what is the missing element in the timeline that resulted in us now being here on planet earth.

Scientology will continue to open about five Ideal Orgs per year. So far this year it’s been Salt Lake City, Silicon Valley, Perth and Orlando, with Detroit to follow shortly. It’s hard to see the possibility of a sixth in 2018, but a surprise might come from Europe where Scientology is more secretive about its plans. Next year we expect Chicago, Kansas City, Columbus, and Manchester, and we still expect ODD in Mexico City to push for completion. Canada and Africa are conspicuous in their absence. Scientology expects all of their continents to be opening Ideal Orgs – it’s the key to clearing the planet. With more openings every year, the question becomes what will happen when all orgs are Ideal and Scientology’s membership is no larger than it is today?

— Rod Keller


Bonus items from our tipsters

Speaking of Nancy Cartwright, she’s now roped in a former Laker great, Michael Cooper, to help her introduce the genius of L. Ron Hubbard to unsuspecting Los Angeles children. Aye, carumba!



Tory Christman on the Bunker!

Hey, finally, we think we’ve figured out the technology to premiere Tory Magoo’s latest video here at the Bunker. If you’re not familiar with Tory’s backstory, please read the story we wrote about her way back in 2001!





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Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley has not seen his daughter Stephanie in 5,190 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 1,793 days
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 336 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 224 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,399 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,173 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 2,947 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,293 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 10,859 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 2,527 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 2,787 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 1,827 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 1,539 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,065 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,154 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,294 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 2,614 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 2,589 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 945 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,247 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,353 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 1,756 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 1,628 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,210 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 1,715 days.
Mary Jane Sterne has not seen her daughter Samantha in 1,959 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,068 days.


3D-UnbreakablePosted by Tony Ortega on July 29, 2018 at 07:00

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