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Another social media harvest that reveals Scientology’s planetary takeover

Once again our source has given us a sampling of the sorts of social media posts that Scientologists are sharing with each other on their way to taking over the world. Got your TRs in? Great, let’s dive in.

We mentioned that we were somewhat surprised at the lack of Charlie Wakley in some recent publicity shots from the London Org. But this week Charlie explained that he’s been busy disseminating Scientology to the English equivalent of high school students. Hip, hip, hooray?



Cooper Stith? As in, related to Scientology goon Randy Stith?


“Completed all 3 Ls” = about $75,000 of L. Ron Hubbard mumbo jumbo…


Another one finishes off the last of her space cooties by finishing OT 7!


The SRD cures heart failure!



Another Scientology ‘win’ that isn’t vague at all…


Another reference to the “Sea Org crew” at Columbus…


New Zealand may have virtually no Scientologists, but will that stop them from going Saint Hill Size? Not a chance!



The Goal: An OT Planet!


Remember Luke Ayers and his hip-hop stylings? Anyone recognize his “mega famous” friend?



Bonus items from our tipsters

A reader sent in this great shot from the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego.

“The two islands L. Ron Hubbard shelled during the war — they belong to Mexico but can be seen from Coronado,” he says. What a great shot of the Coronado Islands which Hubbard had his ship, the USS PC-815, open fire on in May 1943 because he was bored out of his skull. It became an international kerfuffle and was one more dubious achievement for the Navy lieutenant in his disastrous World War II experience. For more about Hubbard’s war, please see Chris Owen’s excellent book, “Ron the War Hero.”




Source Code

“Every thetan is, unless he’s knocked flat out — you know, unless he’s been eating some of the recent food preservatives — this fellow is operating to some degree, even if he’s just an effect. You see, he’s, he still can put out an impulse. See, he’s mostly effect, but he can put out a little bit of an impulse, see? Well, actually that would be an interiorized thetan who was very wog. And the word ‘wog,’ of course, is in essence a ‘worthy oriental gentleman’ as been defined by the Royal Air Force. There’s nothing derogatory in being called a wog. As a matter of fact, that was the source of a general order issued in Egypt on the complaint of the Egyptian government. The air force officers were calling Egyptians wogs. So the commanding officer defined it. And he said, well, wog, that means ‘worthy oriental gentleman,’ and insisted his officers use it. Those were in the days when the Empire wasn’t dead! Anyway, this means a common, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, garden-variety humanoid. And a garden-variety humanoid means a person who has human characteristics. By which we define not that he is human in his treatment of things, he isn’t. It’s simply that he is a body, he is a body.” — L. Ron Hubbard, November 29, 1966


Avast, Ye Mateys

“DARBY: The DARBY started at midnight last night. See ED 11 Flag for the thrilling details of this race. You too can be a winner.” — The Commodore, November 29, 1971


Overheard in the FreeZone

“Don’t forget that an infant or toddler has just recently been through the potentially traumatic experience of dying, depending particularly on how s/he died, and need time to sort this out and get some distance from it. Studies of children who recall a past life seem to generally find young children who are old enough to have developed some verbal skills and some distance from that experience. I think LRH mentioned this, too. Thus they need kindness and safety, not evaluation and invalidation.”



Past is Prologue

2005: A story by Richard Leiby surfaced in the Washington Post: “Secret Flying Saucer Base Found in New Mexico? Maybe. From the state that gave us Roswell, the epicenter of UFO lore since 1947, comes a report from an Albuquerque TV station about its discovery of strange landscape markings in the remote desert. They’re etched in New Mexico’s barren northern reaches, resemble crop circles and are recognizable only from a high altitude. The circles etched into the desert match the logo of the Church of Spiritual Technology, a Scientology corporation. Also, they are directly connected to the Church of Scientology.”


Random Howdy

“Scientology is a racist philosophy. It’s anti homo sapiens.”


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 Jan 6.
Jay and Jeff Spina, Medicare fraud: Jay’s sentencing delayed for ‘Fatico’ hearing on Jan 19.
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 writ of mandate denied Oct 22 by Cal 2nd Appellate District. Petition for review by state supreme court filed Oct 30.
Chrissie Bixler et al. v. Scientology and Danny Masterson: Dec 18, re-hearing on motions to compel arbitration; Jan 29, Masterson’s request to stay discovery pending the criminal case
Matt and Kathy Feschbach tax debt: Eleventh Circuit ruled on Sept 9 that Feshbachs can’t discharge IRS debt in bankruptcy. Nov 18: Feshbachs indicated they will enter into consent judgment to pay the debt.
Brian Statler Sr v. City of Inglewood: Second amended complaint filed, trial set for Nov 9, 2021.

Concluded litigation:
Author Steve Cannane defamation trial: Trial concluded, Cannane victorious, awarded court costs.
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 BLACK OPS: Tom Cruise and dirty tricks

The Australian Seven News network cancelled a 10-part investigation of Scientology and its history of dirty tricks. Read the transcripts of the episodes and 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.


An episode-by-episode guide to Leah Remini’s three-season, double-Emmy winning series that changed everything for Scientology watching. Originally aired from 2016 to 2019 on the A&E network, and now on Netflix.


Find your favorite Hubbardite celeb at this index page — or suggest someone to add to the list!

Other links: Scientology’s Ideal Orgs, from one end of the planet to the other. 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 a weekly series. How many have you read?



[ONE year ago] Scientology moves to dismiss the ‘Jane Doe’ lawsuit in Miami, and we have the docs
[TWO years ago] While Leah Remini asks for government action, the government covers for Scientology overseas
[THREE years ago] DOX: Sworn testimony that a U.S. state was too afraid to take on the Church of Scientology
[FOUR years ago] Live blogging ‘Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath’ during its A&E premiere
[FIVE years ago] Jonny Jacobsen: Why the Moscow ban on Scientology may be built on shaky foundations
[SIX years ago] Jon Atack excavates the Scientology mind for L. Ron Hubbard’s most harmful implants
[SEVEN years ago] Tonight: Scientology Gets Its IAS Gala On — Let’s Get Dauntless, Defiant, and Resolute!
[EIGHT years ago] Scientology’s Master Spies
[NINE years ago] Scientology’s Cruise Ship as Prison: The Voice Interviews Valeska Paris


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 2,135 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 2,639 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 2,159 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 1,179 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 1,070 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 4,377 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 2,245 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 3,019 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,823 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 3,139 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 11,705 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 7,624 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,792 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 3,373 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 3,634 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 2,672 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 2,385 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,910 days.
Julian Wain has not seen his brother Joseph or mother Susan in 265 days.
Charley Updegrove has not seen his son Toby in 1,440 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,991 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 3,140 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 3,460 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 8,315 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 3,434 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,790 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 6,093 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 2,199 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 2,601 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 2,473 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 2,056 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 2,551 days.
Mary Jane Barry has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,805 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,914 days.


Posted by Tony Ortega on November 29, 2020 at 07:00

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