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Scientology social media: The world’s coolest religion is on fire!

Once again we want to thank our source who gives us a look inside Scientology’s social media streams. This week we have another collection of theta energy to help you get ready to rocket up the Bridge to Total Freedom!

Let’s start with Kimball, who is now ready to shatter suppression, so take notice, apostates.



So far, this is the only mention we’ve seen of Chick Corea’s death on anything close to Scientology’s official online presence (Pomerantz is the “voice” of Scientology on its video presentations).


Come see a David Miscavige video briefing, pilgrims!


Willow wiped out more space cooties!


A surprise legendary Scientologist? Hm.



Your personal freedom awaits you!


Those trophies are so big, these people have to be cool!



Source Code

“This idea of somebody full-armed from the brow of Jove or something like that, coming down and helping man, and so on, that’s an old story. That isn’t even news. But somebody by his own bootstraps, even as you, pulling himself up through this thing, that is news. And whatever you have done and been on the Whole Track, or whatever I have done and been on the Whole Track, it still amounts to the fact that a guy just like you made this. And has made it, and also ‘physician heal thyself,’ has been broken all ways from the middle. Because it never happened before. That’s what’s news. I suppose my bank to a large degree’s been keyed out but over a period of time has been keying in harder and harder and harder and about knocked my head off, and I was working out technology by which you could get Clear, and I hadn’t had any auditing to amount to anything for a couple of years, actually. Mary Sue rolled up her sleeves and there we went and here we are. And this is a very satisfactory, well, I won’t say an end to the story, because the story is a long way from ended. But I will say it’s a very satisfactory denouement on the question, ‘Can one lift himself by his own bootstraps and beat all the laws of God and men in this whole universe from one corner to the other?’ And the answer, of course, is yes.” — L. Ron Hubbard, February 21, 1963



Avast, Ye Mateys

“The UKLO WW SH team, Phyll Stevens, Linda Parselle, Anne Tampion, Darlene Regenas and Margaret Hodkins are leaving today. They have worked hard and done very well. They graduated from the FEBC and attained Grade Clear OT. The Flag Bureaux has totally replanned SH spatially and have re-integrated the successful ’67 pattern. WW is now the UKLO Management Bureau. We wish them very well. The officers and crew have worked very hard completing the entirety of this very extensive project. Now it is up to them to put a UKLO and SH and SH Foundation there and bring SH back to its former glory. Good-bye, god bless, good luck. We wish you well. This is a major completion. A great one.” — The Commodore, February 21, 1971


Overheard in the FreeZone

“In 1980 or so Diana Hubbard proclaimed that the World would be Clear in 1987. Putting the dream of a Clear planet into reality will take centuries or possibly longer. The Sea Org contract of a billion years meant being here for however long it takes. I am going to be around for those centuries or the full billion years if that is what it takes. Are you? My opinion is that when LRH said that ‘Orders of Magnitude’ was the awareness level of a level above OT8 then he was talking about getting people up to a state where they could accomplish his levels of speed of particle flow and continue at that level for however long it might take.”


Past is Prologue

2001: From the St. Petersburg Times: “After listening for eight long days to allegations between the Church of Scientology and its chief critics, Circuit Court Judge Thomas E. Penick spent nearly 90 minutes Wednesday admonishing the church, its adversaries and even the Clearwater Police Department. To the church, Penick said there is no need for Scientology agents to continually stick cameras in critics’ faces. To the keepers of the Lisa McPherson Trust, he demanded they stop taunting Scientologists and fined two of them. To the Clearwater police, Penick said he sympathizes with their struggle to maintain order in downtown Clearwater but warned, ‘They are coming very dangerously close to becoming a private security force for the Church of Scientology.’ Robert Minton, founder of the Lisa McPherson Trust, was fined $500 and given six months’ probation for waving a 10-foot retractable pole with a copy of the injunction hanging at the end outside the windows of a Scientology building. Minton waived ‘The Threep’ on Jan. 6 as he stood in a no-picket zone. Former Scientologist Tory Bezazian, who left the church in July, was fined $100 for walking in a no-picket zone Dec. 7 carrying two protest signs.”



Random Howdy

“Pleasure and pain are what motivates everyone on the most basic level. People do things because they make them feel good, whether it be dope or Scientology. Even after drug addiction becomes destructive, people keep doing it because it’s become their way of life and people fear change (and pain) more than anything.”


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

Criminal prosecutions:
Danny Masterson charged for raping three women: Masterson arraigned Jan 20. Next conf to set prelim, March 24.
Jay and Jeff Spina, Medicare fraud: Jay’s sentencing delayed to March 2.
Hanan and Rizza Islam and other family members, Medi-Cal fraud: Trial scheduled for May 20 in Los Angeles
David Gentile, GPB Capital, fraud: Charged in Brooklyn federal court on Feb 4. Arraigned on Feb 9. Pretrial conference set for Apr 29.

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 denied Dec 11.
Chrissie Bixler et al. v. Scientology and Danny Masterson: Dec 30, Judge Kleifield granted Scientology’s motions to compel arbitration. March 8: Status conference.
Matt and Kathy Feschbach tax debt: Eleventh Circuit ruled on Sept 9 that Feshbachs can’t discharge IRS debt in bankruptcy. Dec 17: Feshbachs sign court judgment obliging them to pay entire $3.674 million tax debt, plus interest from Nov 19.
Brian Statler Sr v. City of Inglewood: Second amended complaint filed, trial set for Nov 9, 2021.
Author Steve Cannane defamation trial: Trial concluded, Cannane victorious, awarded court costs. Case appealed on Dec 24.

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] Thanks to some Scientology OTs, you can now rent a cabin only a mile from Shelly Miscavige!
[TWO years ago] If you thought Scientology’s ‘Axioms’ were dumb, the ‘Logics’ are even dumberer
[THREE years ago] Hubbard’s ‘Brainwashing Manual’ — how a crude Scientology hoax became a far-right touchstone
[FOUR years ago] As Scientology shrinks, its leader dreams up new ways to convince followers otherwise
[FIVE years ago] When Scientology was in trouble in 1955, L. Ron Hubbard told prosecutor he was a ‘psychologist’
[SIX years ago] When Scientology was pouring on the ‘religious’ angle very thick: A video mystery
[SEVEN years ago] Federal judge dismisses Georgia class-action lawsuit against Scientology and rehab network
[EIGHT years ago] Narconon Staff Certifications in Jeopardy After New Whistleblower Comes Forward
[NINE years ago] Scientology Hip Hop: The Melbourne Day Rap Battle Team!


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 2,219 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 2,723 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 2,243 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 1,263 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 1,154 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 4,461 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 2,329 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 3,103 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,907 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 3,223 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 11,789 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 7,708 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,876 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 3,457 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 3,718 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 2,756 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 2,469 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,994 days.
Julian Wain has not seen his brother Joseph or mother Susan in 349 days.
Charley Updegrove has not seen his son Toby in 1,524 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 6,075 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 3,224 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 3,544 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 8,399 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 3,518 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,874 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 6,177 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 2,283 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 2,685 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 2,557 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 2,140 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 2,635 days.
Mary Jane Barry has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,889 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,998 days.


Posted by Tony Ortega on February 21, 2021 at 07:00

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