I meant "go bankrupt" by paying OFF the decision in full, until you have nothing left, and if that means being garnished for years then there has to be an end somewhere, a final bill, and that's the "price of freedom".
I'd pay it, and be in debt and be garnished, serve jail time, but I'd not let someone shut me up!
That's alot easier said than done, Chuck. I seriously doubt you'd be willing to be garnished a substantial portion of your income (25% of gross, before taxes taken out) for the rest of your life.
Do you remember OG critic Grady Ward?
"In 1996, the Church of Scientology sued Ward, alleging that he was responsible for anonymous postings of material to which the Church claimed copyright. After years of litigation in which Ward defended himself pro per & responded to more than 1000 docket items in the Northern District of California, San Jose, the lawsuit was eventually settled on May 12, 1998. Ward prevailed on the Church's trade secret claim resulting in a dismissal with prejudice, but agreed to a stipulated judgement on Scientology's copyright claim.
Without a finding of liability by Ward, he agreed to pay Scientology $200 a month for life.
Unusually for legal settlements with the Church of Scientology, the settlement was not secret, and contained no restrictions on what Ward could say about Scientology. The settlement itself became a source of ongoing legal dispute with two appeals to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, but to date it has not been violated by either party."
Unless you're Paris Hilton or Donald Trump, paying the cult $2,400 a year.. for life.. has to suck.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grady_Ward
The point Gary, is I don't care what the penalty is. And really, if Grady wanted to promote the fact that he's paying this "bill" to Scientology monthly, I for one, would GLADLY chip in $5 bucks a month, TO GRADY, for his monthly "bill" to Scientology, and I'm sure if he promoted this fact, a LOT of people would be willing to pay Grady $5 a month, so his damn "legal bill" is paid for whatever length of time!
And for goddamn SURE, THAT would become a continuing media article, this very fact, that Scientology is raking people over the coals with these "legal bills" for life.
I'm pretty sure amongst our little selves, we could come up with contributing to pay off people fricking Scientology bullshit "legal bills."