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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Rickybobby » Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:21 am

Don Carlo wrote: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
THANK YOU for the links. It is encouraging to see this kind of coverage.

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:41 am

No, Kelly Preston is Not Rebelling Against Scientology By Acknowledging Autism, Nov. 21, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... rd-autism/ .

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:13 pm

Thanksgiving? Pshaw! The Scientology Begin-A-Boom Bookathon Starts TODAY! Nov. 22, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... rts-today/

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Fri Nov 23, 2012 4:13 pm

Scientology Interviews John Travolta: Oddly, Massage Therapy Not Discussed, Nov. 23, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... discussed/

This covered the recent Celebrity magazine cover story. Reader comments mocked his fake hair and remarks like
“If a person looks at The Way to Happiness, they will find out that dressing well, eating well and getting good rest makes a difference to others!”

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:51 am

Scientology Leader David Miscavige Added as Defendant in Ken Dandar’s Federal Lawsuit, Nov. 24, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... l-lawsuit/

Much cheering for Dandar in the reader comments.

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:47 pm

Sunday Funnies: Scientology Braces for the Holidays! Nov. 25, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... -holidays/

Reader comment by worstcultever:
The Flag building flyer had to be redone several times .. it kept getting rejected because it wasn’t unreadable enough.

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:45 am

Ortega's blog is becoming a valuable source for the media. Examiner.com, which has been reporting Scientology scandals, acknowledged Tony Ortega's Underground, which had covered the Bookathon.
On Thanksgiving Tom Cruise spent time with his Suri instead of participating in a major Scientology Thanksgiving kickoff to Begin-A-Boom Bookathon
Examiner.com, reported by Rita Wilson, Tom Cruise chooses Thanksgiving with Suri over Scientology bookathon, Nov. 25, http://www.examiner.com/article/tom-cru ... -bookathon

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:46 am

Radio Daze: Talking Scientology with John Hines of WCCO, Nov. 24, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... s-of-wcco/

This is a podcast where Tony is interviewed by John Hines of WCCO of Minneapolis, MN, especially about Lisa McPherson's story coming back into the news.

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:39 am

Florida Court Hears Scientology Testimony in Strict Secrecy, Nov. 26, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... en-dandar/

Readers commented this was a "star chamber" for its secrecy and potential for abuse, and pointed out Florida courtrooms are intended to be open.

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:06 pm

Stephen Kent’s New Article on Scientology’s War With Psychiatry, Nov, 27, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... sychiatry/
Kent does a superb, fully footnoted analysis of CoS's war on psychiatry.
Great quotes by earlier critics:
…the whole project [of Dianetics] was irresponsible by accepted scientific standards.
A new system of quackery of apparently considerable dimensions
If only Dianetics had come out two years later:
Within two years of Dianetics appearance, however, a scientific revolution began in psychiatry to which Hubbard could offer no equal. Pharmaceuticals appeared that had dramatic effects on controlling some major mental illnesses, and psychiatry’s professional image improved.

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:54 pm

David Miscavige Tried to Meet with Judge in Lisa McPherson Case: Affidavit, Nov. 28, 2012, http://ortegaunderground.wordpress.com/ ... affidavit/

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:41 pm

New web address for the Bunker: http://tonyortega.org/
New article: Fun New Video, But Is This IndieGogo Project Headed for Legal Trouble? Nov. 29, 2012, http://tonyortega.org/2012/11/29/fun-ne ... l-trouble/

Tony's embedded video has been on-and-off unavailable. You can also watch it (NOW while it's still up) at http://www.indiegogo.com/thesourcegame. Brilliant skewering - the old style video game looks outdated and dumb, which fits CoS perfectly. Great final line "There's no leaving this game."

Nitpicks:
Ron should have red hair.
I never heard of him called "Brother Ron." "LRH" is the usual nickname.
"Seizures" is misspelled
"Pirif" should be "Purif"
"See Org" should be "Sea Org."
"Mentor" should be "registrar" or "redge," cuz they're the ones who prod you up the bridge.
"Prop 8" is a fading memory and relates only to California - just say " oppose same sex marriage."
I think CoS dogma is that animals and humans all reincarnate, so Scientology doesn't "make" you immortal. It's supposed to "make" you "more able" in your immortality.

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Smurf » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:08 pm

Don Carlo wrote:New web address for the Bunker: http://tonyortega.org/
New article: Fun New Video, But Is This IndieGogo Project Headed for Legal Trouble? Nov. 29, 2012, http://tonyortega.org/2012/11/29/fun-ne ... l-trouble/
Watch the video NOW before CoS makes them pull it down. Brilliant skewering - the old style video game looks outdated and dumb, which fits CoS perfectly. Great final line "There's no leaving this game."

Tony's embedded video is no longer available as of 10 AM.
I can still access it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... qE89qKsYSg#!

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by Don Carlo » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:28 pm

I rewrote my post to link to the Indiegogo site at http://www.indiegogo.com/thesourcegame .

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Re: Ortega's Underground Bunker

Post by whitesand » Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:36 am

New article up about the PIs who followed Pat Broeker for 20 years. They gave this information before they settled with Co$, it sounds like now they are gagged.

http://tonyortega.org/2012/11/29/scient ... ter-spies/

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