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Leaked from Scientology social media: Incredible beings joining the winning team!

We’re reaching deep into the Scientology social media stream again, bringing you postings that Scientologists are sending to each other, so we can get another glimpse of how things are going in David Miscavige’s house of mirrors.

Lots of great success stories here, proving that Scientology is clearing the planet at a rapid pace!



Get your four-year-old on the Bridge!


L. Ron Hubbard’s dumbest book is still a hit with the space cadets!


In Scientology, Karen doesn’t dare ask to see the manager.


Is this the oldest Scientologist in the world?



Another one through the Wall of Fire to meet Xenu!


Let’s take over the world!


Sure, anyone would feel great after OT 4. Just ask Greta Van Susteren.



Last we heard from Joost, he was maybe encountering Tom Cruise at the 2019 IAS gala in England. And now he’s going Clear in Columbus? Weird.


Celebrating the sheer confront it takes to get through a pandemic.


Scientology is like a mental shower.



Success stories from Dublin, which celebrates a birthday.

The Freewinds beckons…


Um, does this read like a confession to the rest of you?





SCIENTOLOGY BLACK OPS: Tom Cruise and dirty tricks, the series axed by Seven News

In July the Australian Seven News network cancelled at the last minute a ten-part nightly news in-depth investigation of the Church of Scientology and its history of dirty tricks operations. All ten episodes were leaked to the Internet, and we (temporarily) posted embeds of the video segments and then collected all ten links in one place. Judge for yourself why Tom Cruise and Tommy Davis might not have wanted viewers to see this hard-hitting series by journalist Bryan Seymour.



After the success of their double-Emmy-winning, three-season A&E series ‘Scientology and the Aftermath,’ Leah Remini and Mike Rinder continue the conversation on their podcast, ‘Scientology: Fair Game.’ We’ve created a landing page where you can hear all of the episodes so far.


Source Code

“You know, a fellow’s walking down the street and a thought flashes through his mind that maybe some of his behavior is not entirely masculine, maybe it is slightly effeminate. In other words, the datum is there ‘Maybe I’m a girl.’ Well, it’s, you see, it’s very nebulous. You know, maybe he’s just playing a game with himself of worry, something. We come along, we pat him on the shoulder, he tells us what he’s worried about. We don’t even have to tell him ‘You’re not a girl,’ see? I mean, he just tells us what he was worried about, he — boom! See, it’s gone that quick.” — L. Ron Hubbard, October 25, 1956



Overheard in the FreeZone

“I have been busy researching and bringing to light various factors that are working to control this planet right now. I have done some why finding and, using the data series and basic Scientology principles, discovered and now making known what is currently happening on this tiny ball of dirt in the cosmos. LRH was right when he said this was a prison planet and the ‘powers that be’ (off world) are determined to keep it that way. This is what is behind all this draconian lock downs. COVID-19 is an altered importance out of all proportion to its effects. In addition if one is high on the Tone Scale and one does not RESIST it yet IF catches it, it is mild. Much like a common cold. But shove people own into FEAR and repeatedly say how contagious and dangerous it is and you will get compliance. Now I cannot express that directly as of course it would not be believed and I would be considered a nut job. However I can expose the effects that are being created and point out the outpoints. And that is what I am doing publicly.”


Past is Prologue

1995: Kim Baker this week resigned as a Director of FACTNet. She also signed a 17-page declaration against Joe Harrington, Larry Wollersheim, Bob Penny and others. “To all of those who are fighting the Church on the basis that they are an evil, mind-control organisation, who are going for the kill to spread around their Upper Levels, who are participating in any way in this spontaneous revolution, I urge you to re-assess what you are doing. You are hurting more people than you realise, because THEY consider it their religion. Yes, OSA did come to my doorstep, yes, the discussions were very lengthy. Was I coerced into signing the Declarations? No. NO AMOUNT of co-ercion could have gotten me to sign anything I did not believe was true.”


Random Howdy

“I’ll have you know I read each and every comment very carefully and that there are a myriad of reasons for why I may upvote them…or not.”


Full Court Press: What we’re watching at the Underground Bunker

Criminal prosecutions:
Danny Masterson charged for raping three women: Masterson’s demurrer denied Oct 19, arraignment delayed to November 2.
Jay and Jeff Spina, Medicare fraud: Jay’s sentencing is set for October 29 in White Plains, NY.
Hanan and Rizza Islam and other family members, Medi-Cal fraud: Next pretrial conference set for Jan 12 in Los Angeles

Civil litigation:
Luis and Rocio Garcia v. Scientology: Oral arguments were heard on July 30 at the Eleventh Circuit
Valerie Haney v. Scientology: Forced to ‘religious arbitration.’ Petition for a writ of mandate denied Oct 22 by Cal 2nd Appellate District.
Chrissie Bixler et al. v. Scientology and Danny Masterson: Oct 26 (motions to compel arbitration)
Matt and Kathy Feschbach tax debt: Eleventh Circuit ruled on Sept 9 that Feshbachs can’t discharge IRS debt in bankruptcy. Oct 19: Feshbachs still considering further appellate relief.
Brian Statler Sr v. City of Inglewood: Second amended complaint filed, trial set for Nov 9, 2021.
Author Steve Cannane defamation trial: Trial concluded, awaiting verdict.

Concluded litigation:
Dennis Nobbe, Medicare fraud, PPP loan fraud: Charged July 29. Bond revoked Sep 14. Nobbe dead, Sep 14.
Jane Doe v. Scientology (in Miami): Jane Doe dismissed the lawsuit on May 15 after the Clearwater Police dropped their criminal investigation of her allegations.


Scientology’s celebrities, ‘Ideal Orgs,’ and more!

[Catherine Bell, Chick Corea, and Nancy Cartwright]

We’ve been building landing pages about David Miscavige’s favorite playthings, including celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs,’ and we’re hoping you’ll join in and help us gather as much information as we can about them. Head on over and help us with links and photos and comments.

Scientology’s celebrities, from A to Z! Find your favorite Hubbardite celeb at this index page — or suggest someone to add to the list!

Scientology’s ‘Ideal Orgs,’ from one end of the planet to the other! Help us build up pages about each these worldwide locations!

Scientology’s sneaky front groups, spreading the good news about L. Ron Hubbard while pretending to benefit society!

Scientology Lit: Books reviewed or excerpted in our weekly series. How many have you read?



[ONE year ago] We have a Scientology document (we think) Priscilla Presley doesn’t want us to show you
[TWO years ago] A Scientology ‘Fair Game’ tactic from way back: Sexually degrading harassment
[THREE years ago] Chris Owen: How one country, at least, is savaging Scientology’s privacy nightmare
[FOUR years ago] Until the spaceships arrive, Scientologists measure cosmic success in framed glory
[FIVE years ago] Jon Atack: Scientology’s ‘past lives’ don’t pass the giggle test
[SIX years ago] Jon Atack: Scientology and hypnotism — even some ex-members can’t admit its central role
[SEVEN years ago] Scientology Moves to Dismiss Garcia Fraud Lawsuit On a Question of Jurisdiction
[EIGHT years ago] Tom Cruise Sues, UK Scientologists Sue, Narconon Is Sued: It’s a Legal Free-For-All!!
[NINE years ago] Scientology Responds in Typical Fashion to South Park Investigation Documents[ELEVEN years ago] ‘Crash’ Director Paul Haggis Ditches Scientology


Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley (1952-2019) did not see his daughter Stephanie in his final 5,667 days.
Valerie Haney has not seen her mother Lynne in 2,100 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 2,604 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 2,124 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 1,144 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 1,035 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 4,342 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 2,210 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,984 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,788 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 3,104 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 11,670 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 7,589 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,757 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 3,338 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 3,599 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 2,637 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 2,350 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,875 days.
Charley Updegrove has not seen his son Toby in 1,405 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,965 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 3,105 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 3,425 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 8,280 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 3,399 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,755 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 6,058 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 2,164 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 2,566 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 2,438 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 2,021 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 2,516 days.
Mary Jane Barry has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,770 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,879 days.


Posted by Tony Ortega on October 25, 2020 at 07:00

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Our new book with Paulette Cooper, Battlefield Scientology: Exposing L. Ron Hubbard’s dangerous ‘religion’ is now on sale at Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats. Our book about Paulette, The Unbreakable Miss Lovely: How the Church of Scientology tried to destroy Paulette Cooper, is on sale at Amazon in paperback, Kindle, and audiobook versions. We’ve posted photographs of Paulette and scenes from her life at a separate location. Reader Sookie put together a complete index. More information can also be found at the book’s dedicated page.

The Best of the Underground Bunker, 1995-2019 Just starting out here? We’ve picked out the most important stories we’ve covered here at the Underground Bunker (2012-2019), The Village Voice (2008-2012), New Times Los Angeles (1999-2002) and the Phoenix New Times (1995-1999)

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