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Fun new leak: The current Scientology staff application and contract

Over the many years we’ve been at this pursuit, we’ve posted numerous examples of Scientology price lists, life histories, employee contracts and other internal forms. But it’s always nice to get the latest versions to see what Scientologists today are filling out and swearing to.

So we want to thank the reader who shared with us an email from a Scientology recruiter that contained a couple of links. They led us to a couple of fancy fillable online documents which we’ve screenshotted for your pleasure.

The first is the lengthy application required of someone hoping to get on staff at the Chicago Ideal Org, which hasn’t even opened up yet!

And the second is a religious commitment, with all sorts of stuff that a prospective employee has to swear to as they become an indentured servant to Scientology leader David Miscavige.


We can’t wait to see your reactions to this stuff. Oldtimers can tell us how similar or different it is to what they had to fill out years ago, and of course we can’t wait to see how you would answer some of these probing questions.

OK, first up, here’s that lengthy Chicago application…


Whew, that’s a lot of info they want.

OK, so the next step is to pledge your everloving thetan to the litigation machine that is the Church of Scientology. Prepare to sign your eternity away!



Source Code

“I remember training generals in Egypt. It was difficult. You say, ‘When fighting Numidians, you inevitably and invariably make very certain that your flanks are secure, because the Numidian — because of horses and that sort of thing — can very easily collapse your flanks. So one of the first things you do in fighting Numidians is make sure that both flanks are very secure. And the best way to do this is to put one flank against the seacoast. You see? And the other flank against a wadi. You see, that’s the best way to do that. No general you ever taught ever fought any Numidians on the seacoast. You see, you run into these small difficulties in training. That’s typical of Earth.” — L. Ron Hubbard, April 19, 1962



Avast, Ye Mateys

“The Ponies are to be made operational for use in All Hands Evolutions. Lafayettes are not to be used due to their long range per LRH order.” — Lt. Cmdr Diana Hubbard, CS-1, April 19, 1969


Overheard in the FreeZone

“Having an underground bunker in ‘Trementina’ is a good start for trouble between North Korea and the USA. It is said it has connection to Los Alamos and other USA underground bases.”


Past is Prologue

2002: In a hearing in Clearwater, Florida this week, Bob Minton recanted some of the testimony he had given in previous depositions. He claims that Ken Dandar, attorney for the Lisa McPherson estate, asked him to lie under oath to keep certain events secret. As a result of the hearing, contempt of court charges against Bob Minton were withdrawn. Scientology has moved to remove Ken Dandar from the case based on the admissions. ‘A. I caused two checks, one in the amount of five hundred thousand dollars to be issued to Ken Dandar and around May of 2001 and an additional check for two hundred and fifty thousand dollars issued to Mr. Dandar in early March of this year. These were checks that were issued by Union Bank of Switzerland. Sometime in Springish of 2001, Mr. Dandar said he needed money to continue with the case and bring the case to trial and he requested that I get him some money. And he said that he wanted to do this in such a way that it didn’t appear that the money came from me. He mentioned several reasons why he didn’t want it to appear to come from me, that the wrongful death case was getting to be extremely messy because of my financial contributions to the case, and that he did not wish to run this money through his trust account. That he had another means of hiding this money from the Scientologists as well as some of his employees’.”


Random Howdy


“Denise is teaching the kids how the barter system works.”


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

Criminal prosecutions:
Danny Masterson charged for raping three women: Discovery hearing on April 20, prelim set for May 18.
Jay and Jeff Spina, Medicare fraud: Jay sentenced to 9 years in prison. Jeff’s sentencing to be scheduled.
Hanan and Rizza Islam and other family members, Medi-Cal fraud: Trial scheduled for May 20 in Los Angeles
David Gentile, GPB Capital, fraud: 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.


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: Earth is a prison planet and the virus just another fake threat. So study LRH!
[TWO years ago] COMING MAY 9: Silvertail Books publishes Chris Owen’s ‘Ron the War Hero’
[THREE years ago] Scientology’s greatest lecture of all: It’s finally time we look closer at Xenu in all his glory
[FOUR years ago] How a recanted John Travolta gay sex allegation led to a bizarre Michael Jackson scoop
[FIVE years ago] Ron Miscavige’s book ‘Ruthless’ gets a UK publisher and it’s a familiar one
[SIX years ago] Another wacky Scientology testimonial video — and an Underground Bunker announcement!
[SEVEN years ago] Is Google aiding a Scientology front group that claims the Holocaust was caused by psychiatry?
[EIGHT years ago] Jason Barclay’s Sea Org Adventure: A Fresh Scientology Escapee Details Abuse


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 2,276 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 2,780 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 2,300 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 1,320 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 1,211 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 4,518 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 2,386 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 3,160 days.
Doug Kramer has not seen his parents Linda and Norm in 1,490 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,964 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 3,280 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 11,846 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 7,765 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,933 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 3,514 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 3,775 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 2,813 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 2,526 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 2,051 days.
Julian Wain has not seen his brother Joseph or mother Susan in 406 days.
Charley Updegrove has not seen his son Toby in 1,581 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 6,132 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 3,281 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 3,601 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 8,456 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 3,575 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,931 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 6,234 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 2,340 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 2,742 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 2,614 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 2,197 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 2,692 days.
Mary Jane Barry has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,946 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 14,055 days.


Posted by Tony Ortega on April 19, 2021 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.

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