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Scientology social media: Never a better time for learning to shatter suppression!

 
Our special source gives us another look at what Scientologists were sharing with each other on social media this week, and once again, things couldn’t be better in David Miscavigeland!

We’ll start off with a rare check-in from the Los Angeles Ideal Org, which we had pretty much given up for dead. Not true! Krissten has gone Clear!

 

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There’s never been a better time to learn to shatter suppression!

 

 
Tampa scores another beginner, and through an extension course. Who said the Internet was toxic for Scientology?

 

 
Tampa even has people training to be auditors. This planet will be cleared in no time!

 

 
Looks like a WISE admin consulting business to veterinarians is hiring in Clearwater. Woof!

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More pandemic LARPing, this time in Hungary.

 

 
You just can’t get enough shattering of suppression! Take that, SPs!

 

 
Charlie is back! The London org can swing again.

 

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Bonus items from our tipsters

Tacos? Oh shit they are really going all out now. Also, Scientology can help you with “anger management.” That’s a good one.

 

 
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Source Code

“Suzette Hubbard is assigned to the post of Quartermasters Mate Div IV Ship and her pay resumed when she takes post. She did this post well but was both overloaded by added duties and given no assistance on major work actions. She has in the past done several posts well but overload and overwhelm has driven her off them. She is to learn coastal and celestial navigation in part time study so as to be able to train personnel in them. There are too few reliable navigators aboard.” — L. Ron Hubbard, April 11, 1970

 
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Avast, Ye Mateys

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“WELCOME ABOARD: Three new arrivals, Evelyn Webster-Parsons who is our WW Representative, Paul Preston who is Deputy Ops for US Area, and Janice Tidman, returning to the ship, are welcomed aboard. …MORALE: I am getting a steady flow of reports of increased morale. I think we can have a happy ship.” — The Commodore, April 11, 1970

 
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Overheard in the FreeZone

“The main question is: Do we ‘need and want to have a unified Freezone’? The answer is a definitive YES! A unified and organized Freezone will survive ‘lower beings’ well organized and wanting to take the planet down. What is meant by ‘lower beings’? It could be for example wog anti-Scienos and ex-Scienos organized on Suppressive Groups like SPs r Us, or the Andreas Heldal-Lund group. The creation of the Freezone was by Capt. Bill Robertson. In short, the inhabitants of this planet are (by decree of the government of this galaxy) guinea pigs for an experiment, and they are not to be interfered with by external influences (Marcabian ETs) nor being subjected to atomic or biochemical warfare. We are expected to make Scientology run the planet. Anyway, the shadow government for this planet is going to use or is already using Scientology against the planetary population. Reverse Scientology to enslave. The other alternative is the Marcabians in the EU creating their One World Government. The other alternative would be the Scientologists running the planet. But how are American Scienos going to do that if they ‘don’t like’ organizations, the Sea Org, and much less a One World Government?”

 
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Past is Prologue

2001: The Bermuda Sun reported that Scientology is being introduced to Bermuda. “Dee Pearson, a Bermudian, has returned to her homeland, accompanied by her husband, Don, to share what they have learned through Dianetics, the key practice of the church. They offered three free sessions last weekend at the Hamilton Princess to anyone that was interested in learning a little more about Dianetics. The Pearsons will continue their work in Bermuda on sharing theories of Dianetics in an all-day workshop tomorrow, Saturday April 7, at the Hamilton Princess. The $125 fee includes a free copy of L. Ron Hubbard’s book, ‘Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health,’ a card with an explanation of the method, lunch and training on how to audit.”

 
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Random Howdy

“Ingo Swann was a Scientologist at one time and also a superstar of the make-believe magical circus. He was confirmed as being a ‘genuine psychic’ by Professors Dumb & Dumber (Russell Targ and Harold Puthoff), the same suckers who were conned by Uri Geller.”

 

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

Criminal prosecutions:
Danny Masterson charged for raping three women: Masterson arraigned Jan 20. Discovery hearing on April 20, prelim set for May 18.
Jay and Jeff Spina, Medicare fraud: Jay’s sentencing delayed to April 13.
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. June 7: 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:
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.

 
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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.

SCIENTOLOGY: FAIR GAME

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.

LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE AFTERMATH

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.

SCIENTOLOGY’S CELEBRITIES, from A to Z

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?

 
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THE WHOLE TRACK

[ONE year ago] Scientology’s desperate response to pandemic is to let us see just how creepy it really is
[TWO years ago] Pageant official: Miss New Yorks are clueless about Scientology and we’re OK with that
[THREE years ago] A new academic book takes apart Scientology and pop culture, and the apologists hate it
[FOUR years ago] Federal judge to Scientology: I’m taking over the arbitration, and it’s jail if you interfere
[FIVE years ago] Spying, intimidation, and ruin: Two lives caught up in Scientology’s notorious ‘Fair Game’
[SIX years ago] Garcias ask for reconsideration on judge’s error: ‘We never agreed that Scientology is a religion’
[SEVEN years ago] VERDICT: Scientology’s Quebec rehab facility violated human rights of David Love and 2 others
[EIGHT years ago] Dianetics: Your Life Was Ruined Before Birth by Your Parents and Their Dumb Culture

 
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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 2,268 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 2,772 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 2,292 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 1,312 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 1,203 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 4,510 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 2,378 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 3,152 days.
Doug Kramer has not seen his parents Linda and Norm in 1,482 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,956 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 3,272 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 11,838 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 7,757 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,925 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 3,506 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 3,767 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 2,805 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 2,518 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 2,043 days.
Julian Wain has not seen his brother Joseph or mother Susan in 398 days.
Charley Updegrove has not seen his son Toby in 1,573 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 6,124 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 3,273 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 3,593 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 8,448 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 3,567 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,923 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 6,226 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 2,332 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 2,734 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 2,606 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 2,189 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 2,684 days.
Mary Jane Barry has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,938 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 14,047 days.

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Posted by Tony Ortega on April 11, 2021 at 07:00

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