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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:44 pm

Scientology Excommunication: Documents the Church Usually Keeps Under Wraps, Nov. 8, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... der-wraps/

This displays the Suppressive Person Declare for Robert Berrington of Johannesburg, South Africa. Reader comments include mockery for CoS's term "band of squirrels."

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Post by Don Carlo » Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:56 am

Narconon Georgia case:
“This is how courts ought to deal with discovery shenanigans from a legal standpoint. You give them a chance to play by the rules and if they don’t — drop the hammer. I’m sort of amazed at their conduct because the biggest corporations in the world wouldn’t have tried to go this far,” he told us.
A reader comment praised The Tipping Point, http://forum.reachingforthetippingpoint.net/ for its research and document scanning.
SHOCKER: Court Punishes Scientology For Acting Like…Scientology, Nov 9, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... ientology/

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Post by Don Carlo » Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:17 pm

Access Consciousness founder
Gary Douglas learned about Scientology from people involved in a Scientology splinter group in Santa Barbara, the Advanced Ability Center...If Scientology thinks of children as tiny adults with ancient souls, Access considers them “sexy.” If Scientology tells its members that “what is true for you is what you have observed yourself,” Access goes even further and says that there’s no right and wrong.
A Scientology Knockoff That Considers Children ‘Sexy’? Great Xenu’s Ghost! Nov. 10, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... sciousnes/

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Post by Don Carlo » Sun Nov 11, 2012 5:35 pm

Scientology Sunday Funnies: Tom Cruise’s Son Connor Fights the North Koreans!

* Connor Cruise in remake of Red Dawn
* CoS aiming at Taiwan with release of The Basics and asking new recruits for the names of their children.
* ASHO moves while it is renovated
* How to Make it to Full OT, with David Wilson, Barbara Kalergis, Michael Norris and
Gray von Adelung.
* Jive Aces at Golden Age Theatre
* South African small billboard for Dianetics gets anti-CoS messages underneath.

Reader comments included:
Phil de Fontenay, an ex Scientologist, said the translations into Chinese, in Taiwan were so bad they were unreadable. Others pointed out Taiwan uses traditional characters which mainland Chinese would have difficulty with, since mainland China uses simplified characters.
Mary McConnell said the ASHO building was in terrible shape with rats as big as cats.
mimsey said "If they can fit all of ASHO/d & /f into cedars entry delivery area, where they put LAO previously during those reno’s, one can only say wow they count the students they are delivering to on one hand or two?"
Scientology Sunday Funnies: Tom Cruise’s Son Connor Fights the North Koreans! Nov. 11, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... th-koreans

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Post by Don Carlo » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:36 pm

Uggh. CoS wants children on the Freewinds ship where they are vulnerable to pressure to sign up for Cadet Org and later Sea Org.
Comments by readers Sherbert and Observer:
Sherbet: "Late night buffet”? How old are these kids supposed to be, anyway?
Observer: Eons. They’re ancient thetans in small bodies, silly!"

My comment: Late night buffet = late late night activities = sleep deprivation/ disruption = a way to manipulate the kids to obey.

Scientology Desperately Wants Your Children: The Cruise Ship Come-On, Nov. 12, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... -children/

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Post by Don Carlo » Tue Nov 13, 2012 6:13 pm

Great article in response to an ex-member complaining it's mean to talk about Xenu because most Scientologists haven’t taken the OT 3 level that teaches the Xenu story. Tony counters:
as long as the indies aren’t planning to replicate the things that make the official church so toxic — like recruiting children into the Sea Org, or destroying people who dare to speak up about its abuses — we support them in their desire to audit each other and be left alone.
But it’s another thing entirely if the indies think they’re going to convince the rest of the world that removal of body thetans at $1,000 an hour is not one of the goofiest cons of all time.
Lay Off Xenu: An Ex-Scientologist’s Plea, Nov. 13, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... ists-plea/

* “Stella Forstner" at http://thehairpin.com/2012/11/my-scient ... ly-believe

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Post by Don Carlo » Thu Nov 15, 2012 12:54 am

GOING CLEAR: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Lawrence Wright’s Book on Scientology — Going Clear — Hits Bookstores January 17, reports Tony Ortega, Nov. 14, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... anuary-17/

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Post by Don Carlo » Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:01 am

Sheriff Lee Baca and Alfreddie Johnson handing out Way to Happiness booklets at the United in Peace Festival this Sunday in Inglewood, LA.
LA’s Sheriff Lee Baca Handing Out Scientology Booklets This Sunday? Nov. 15, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... -booklets/

Thread on Baca's underlings horribly mistreating jail inmates at viewtopic.php?f=11&t=39198&p=507997&hil ... ca#p507997

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Post by Don Carlo » Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:46 am

CoS is dragging its bigwigs to a briefing of repeat rip-off Golden Age of Tech, this Saturday.
Scientology’s Big Gamble: “Golden Age of Tech 2″ Is Here! Nov. 16, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... #more-1086

Looks like a memorable picket will greet this event, with Tory Christman, Smurf, Tony Ortega and a British film crew. viewtopic.php?f=9&t=131322

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Post by Don Carlo » Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:49 pm

Scientology Accused of Spending Millions to Influence Florida Judges, Nov, 17, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... da-judges/

Tampa TV news link: Federal suit: Scientologist spent $30 mil to cover up death of Lisa McPherson, http://www.wtsp.com/news/local/article/ ... over-death

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:57 am

Marty Rathbun: Scientology’s Secret Agreement With Joan Wood to Change Lisa McPherson’s Cause of Death, Nov. 18, 2012,
Rathbun appears to be alleging that in a quid pro quo, Wood agreed to change the cause of death in return for a guarantee from the church that it would not hold her legally liable
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Also: Sunday Funnies
* Top Book Seller to be Announced at Field Staff Member (FSM) event
* Ad urging people to join staff
* Christmas on LRH Way
* Christmas on the Freewinds
http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... -of-death/

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:58 pm

LA’s Sheriff Lee Baca and Simpsons Actress Nancy Cartwright Shill for Scientology, Nov. 19, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... cientology

Photos and coverage of the United in Peace festival in Inglewood, which Tony reported as about-to-happen, on Nov. 16, above. Famous / infamous event leaders were LA County Sheriff Lee Baca (not in uniform), Bart Simpson voice actress Nancy Cartwright, and
Nation of Islam/Scientology promoters Tony Muhammad and Hanan Islam. The latter figured prominently in a charter school debacle in Florida earlier this year that became the subject of a brilliant series of stories* by Tampa Bay Times reporter Drew Harwell.
* http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/ ... er/1217239

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:04 am

Ken Dandar Fails in Bid to Prevent Secret Scientology Court Hearing, Nov. 19, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... t-hearing/

But Rathbun's testimony about $30 million to bribe the legal system, will remain in the public record.
Reader comments explain some of the complexity.

Rathbun posts more details at his blog, Clearwater Star Chamber Gets Green Light, For Now, Nov. 19, 2012, http://markrathbun.wordpress.com/2012/1 ... reen-light/

For a much-needed laugh, Tampa Channel 10 news, Nov. 19, 2012, Judge denies he was a Scientology pawn, http://www.wtsp.com/news/article/283152 ... ology-pawn

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Smurf » Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:13 am

Don Carlo wrote:Ken Dandar Fails in Bid to Prevent Secret Scientology Court Hearing, Nov. 19, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... t-hearing/
"Next Monday, November 26, in a hearing that will be closed to the public or press, retired state Judge Crockett Farnell will decide what to award Scientology, and Dandar has said he expects that amount to be more than a million dollars."

Judge Farnell's wife, Dee Ann, is Pinellas County's drug court judge.. I'm curious whether he court has ties to Narconon.

http://www.wtsp.com/news/local/story.as ... yid=130807

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:34 pm

Fox 25 in Oklahoma City Keeps Up the Pressure on Scientology’s Drug Rehab Deaths, Nov. 20, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/2012/11/20/1208/

* Embedded video of the anguish caused by Narconon deaths.
* South Texas local TV news video about Marty Rathbun, http://www.kztv10.com/videoplayer/?vide ... gories=307
* Karen Pressley interview on CBS This Morning Saturday show, http://www.washingtonpost.com/is-splitt ... video.html
* Link to Tampa Bay Times update on Dandar case, by Joe Childs and Thomas B. Tobin, http://www.tampabay.com/news/scientolog ... al/1262400

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