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Scientology background helped with anti-mandate work, Seattle council candidate says

On Sunday, we told you how we learned that an independent Scientologist (someone who practices L. Ron Hubbard’s ideas outside the Church of Scientology) is running for city council in []


Indie Scientologist running for Seattle city council on lingering anti-mask outrage

We’re always interested when Scientologists run for public office, which isn’t very often. In 2020, we wrote about a former Sea Org member running for city council in the Oregon town of McMinnville (she lost). There was a married couple who each ran for office in Nevada (one of them, Brent Jones, did serve as []

Scientology’s huge investment in Ireland pays off with 50 percent growth!

The new Irish census is in, and Scientology leader David Miscavige must be doing []

Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, spiritual father of the Fair Tax bill in Congress

 Today’s guest post is by historian Chris Owen, author of ‘Ron the War []

In Los Angeles, shilling for Scientology becomes issue in mayor’s race

[Karen Bass and Rick Caruso]

 We’ve said it many times over the years: Scientology tries to convince local politicians to come to its events, and some of them do, not bothering to research Scientology’s long history of scandals and []

Could a Scientologist be the next governor of Nevada?

 The national media was buzzing yesterday about a new campaign ad from Las Vegas city councilwoman Michele Fiore, who announced on Tuesday that she was entering the Republican primary for Nevada []

John P. Coale, OT 6 Scientologist, among attorneys suing Big Tech for Trump

[Greta and John]

Back in 2015, we had a lot of fun writing about attorney John P. Coale and his wife, former Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren, who were not only both longtime Scientologists but who had both also completed Scientology’s bizarre auditing level “OT 4,” which helps a person put the invisible alien entities []

Not only did Scientology get PPP loans: Check out these Scientologists who got bailouts too!

 Last July when the Trump administration first released detailed information about which businesses had received emergency payroll (PPP) loans to businesses in response to the pandemic, we pointed out that not only had three Scientology “orgs” received such loans, but so had its drug rehab centers and some associated []

Two Scientologists win seats on Los Angeles neighborhood council

[Lallah and Chris Rowe]

Our thanks to the tipster who noticed that a couple of Scientologists won election this week to spots on their neighborhood council in Sunland-Tujunga, a residential part of Los Angeles in the San Fernando []

Clearwater city council rejects move by Scientologists to remove Mark Bunker from DDB

[David Albritton said Bunker should remain even if the seats are reduced]

At tonight’s city council meeting, Clearwater Mayor Frank Hibbard announced that he was opposed to the Downtown Development Board’s resolution to reduce the number of ex-officio seats from two to one, and the other members then followed []