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Aug 22, 2004
Look back at Anger — The Observer (London, UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Sanjiv Bhattacharya
Source: The Observer (London, UK)
He's been a child star, cult film director and bestselling peddler of Hollywood scandal. Now in his seventies, Kenneth Anger is back with three new films, an exhibition presented by that 'bitch' Anita Pallenberg and plans to publish the last in his Hollywood Babylon trilogy, a book that threatens to unleash an avalanche of litigation. Sanjiv Bhattacharya coaxes him out from behind his chicken-wire fence Auteur, occultist and Hollywood scandal-spreader Kenneth Anger is a famously irascible old man. Within minutes of ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jun 9, 2004
Scientology link to public schools / As early as the third grade, students in S.F. and elsewhere are subtly introduced to church's concepts via anti-drug teachings — San Francisco Chronicle (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Nanette Asimov
Source: San Francisco Chronicle (California)
As early as the third grade, students in S.F. and elsewhere are subtly introduced to church's concepts via anti-drug teachings A popular anti-drug program provided free to schools in San Francisco and elsewhere teaches concepts straight out of the Church of Scientology, including medical theories that some addiction experts described as "irresponsible" and "pseudoscience." As a result, students are being introduced to somebeliefs and methods of Scientology without their knowledge. Anyone listening to a classroom talk by Narconon Drug Prevention & ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 24, 2004
Scientologists' Tax Break Cited in Suit Against I.R.S. — New York Times
Type: Press
Author(s): David Cay Johnston
Source: New York Times
LOS ANGELES, March 21— A trial is to begin here on Wednesday morning to determine whether a Jewish couple can deduct the cost of religious education for their five children, a tax benefit they say the federal government has granted to members of just one religion, the Church of Scientology. The potential ramifications are huge, for a ruling in favor of the couple could affect the millions of Americans who send their children to religious schools of all types. At stake ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Dec 1, 2003
A Church's Lethal Contract — Razor Magazine
Sep 12, 2003
The mills of Xenu grind exceeding slow — The Inquirer
Type: Press
Author(s): Wendy M. Grossman
Source: The Inquirer
IT WAS WITH some astonishment that I read this week that a Dutch court ruled on September 4 that writer Karin Spaink could keep the Scientology materials on her Web site. The original case, in which this is the third ruling, began in the Pleistocene era in Internet terms — nine years ago. I had no idea it was still doing the Jarndyce vs. Jarndyce thing. I spent much of 1994 — when the Web was Usenet, the king was CompuServe, ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Sep 1, 2003
Scientology: Religion or racket? — Marburg Journal of Religion
Jul 8, 2003
Church of Scientology plans expansion — GlobeSt.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Barbara Jarvie
Source: GlobeSt.com
NEW YORK CITY — The Church of Scientology New York will renovate and expand its current home at 227 West 46th St. Brennan Beer Gorman/ Architects (BBG) has been selected as the architect to develop the church's concept, which includes a total renovation and expansion to the six-story building. Upon completion, the building will total approximately 46,650 sf. Currently in construction, the project is expected to be complete by spring 2004. The projected cost of the project was not revealed. The ...
Jun 26, 2003
Tom Cruise pushes for FBI [Faith-Based Initiative] funding for Scientology — American Atheists
Type: Press
Source: American Atheists
It may be Pat Robertson's worst nightmare. Will the Church of Scientology be a recipient of President Bush's "Religion Tax" largesse to operate drug-alcohol rehab clinics and other social programs based on the group's strange teachings? The Washington Post is reporting that Scientology "cause celeb" Tom Cruise has been meeting this past week with key senior Bush administration officials at the Department of Education and even the White House. On Thursday, Secretary of Education Rod Paige reportedly hosted a lunch for ...
Apr 14, 2003
Wine distributor converts to church; Scientologists buy into Harlem for third Manhattan spot; Blank Rome stays put — Crain's New York Business
Type: Press
Author(s): Lore Croghan
Source: Crain's New York Business
The church of scientology is heading for Harlem. It is building its third Manhattan church in a handsome brick loft building that it just bought at 220 E. 125th St. for $3.45 million. Its two other churches are located on West 46th Street and East 82nd Street. "Our choice of Harlem as a place to expand grows out of the desire of our African-American members to have a service base in the neighborhood," says the Rev. John Carmichael, president of the ...
Mar 13, 2003
Scientology case settled out of court — RTÉ News
Type: Press
Source: RTÉ News
A High Court action for damages by a Dublin sports shop owner against the Church of Scientology has ended after out of court talks. The case taken by Mary Johnston was expected to last until May. However, Mr Justice Peart was told at lunchtime today that the case appeared to be settled. No details of the settlement were disclosed but costs in the action are estimated to be around €2 million. Mary Johnston joined the Church of Scientology in 1992. In ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 1, 2003
The art of Scientology — The Dominion Post
Feb 14, 2003
Scientologists overwhelm Hollywood council race — American Reporter
Type: Press
Author(s): Joe Shea
Source: American Reporter
HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 13, 2003 — In a naked show of power Wednesday night, some 500 Scientologists descended by the busload on a Neighborhood Council polling place at a local church with pre-marked sample ballots and proceeded to elect a slate of Scientology and other candidates, including Hillary Royce, the group's international spokesperson, by a huge margin. "I told you I was going to haul ass," Royce told an election volunteer as someone remarked on the turnout. The Scientologists, most in their ...
Feb 6, 2003
Church's purification course unsafe - expert — Irish Times
Jan 19, 2003
Why our children are taking 'kiddy-speed' — Sunday Star-Times
Type: Press
Author(s): Mark Henderson
Source: Sunday Star-Times
Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise and other critics say the use of the child-calming drug Ritalin is dangerously out of hand. But desperate parents are hailing the medication. Mark Henderson reports. The true cost of fare play CAMERON POU was eight when he first tried to take his life. His horrified mum Linda found him just in time. A few weeks later, the angry youngster tried again. We met Cameron six years ago in a Sunday Star-Times article on behaviour disorders among ...
Item contributed by: Anonymous
Aug 19, 2002
Scientology publisher spins off fiction press — Publisher's Weekly
Type: Press
Author(s): Steven Zeitchik
Source: Publisher's Weekly
BRIDGE PUBLICATIONS, the publishing arm of the Scientology movement, has spun off a new press to handle fiction titles. The house responsible for the Battlefield Earth series and all literary licenses associated with L. Ron Hubbard has formed Galaxy Press, whose staff of eight employees worked on the fiction line at Bridge. Galaxy will be run by John Goodwin, who once served as v-p, public relations for Bridge. While Galaxy has no immediate plans to hire additional personnel, spokesperson Elise Toth ...
Jul 1, 2002
12 least-known teachings of Scientology — The Wittenburg Door
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Type: Press
Author(s): Becky Garrison
Source: The Wittenburg Door
1. Scientologist doctors recommend that all thetans who want to be clear and disease free undergo a regimen of proper auditing and constant expulsion of liquid assets of at least $300,000 in order to drain completely their minds (and bank accounts). 2. A Tribble is a thetan that seeks to obtain OT III level status by foregoing shaving. Notable tribbles who have donned beards include Nancy Cartwright (voice of Bart Simpson), Tom Cruise and John Travolta. 3. Xenu is the name ...
Jul 1, 2002
Scientology: Are we Clear on this? // The Wittenburg Door Interview with Tory Bezazian — The Wittenburg Door
Type: Press
Author(s): Bob Gersztyn
Source: The Wittenburg Door
We don't have to tell YOU about L.Ron Hubbard, his book Dianetics, and the religion it spawned—Scientology. In fact, until just recently, most media outlets WOULDN'T tell you about it given Scientology's well-deserved reputation for litigation. Instead, let us tell you about Tory Bezazian. In 1969 Tory hitchhiked from Chicago to L.A. to become a disciple of Dianetics. She invested untold tens of thousands of hours and dollars in it (the annual price tag for a membership in the International Association ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Apr 25, 2002
EarthLink's global odyssey // The ultimate ISP survivor faces a crossroads in broadband — CNET
Type: Press
Author(s): John Borland
Source: CNET
In 1993, Sky Dayton was "pulling his hair out" trying to get online–so he bought 10 modems and set up his own Internet service provider, named EarthLink a year later. In nearly a decade since then, EarthLink Networks has grown into the country's third-largest ISP, trailing only America Online and Microsoft's MSN. But Dayton is still frustrated. "We're approaching a tipping point where you have to have broadband–where if you don't have it it's like not having running water," said the ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 12, 2002
Benji's claims con — Birmingham Post
More: highbeam.com
Type: Press
Source: Birmingham Post
Benjamin Pell — better known as Benji the Binman - yesterday launched a High Court damages action claiming he was misled into handing over money for a Hollywood blockbuster to be made out of his life. Mr Pell has brought an action for fraudulent misrepresentation against businessman John Mappin. He is seeking the repayment of pounds 77,500 and unspecified damages. Mr Pell's counsel, Marion Smith, told Mr Justice Gray that his primary case was that he was 'duped' into paying out ...
Jan 1, 2002
Clear Expansion Committee Directory 2002 — Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization (CSFSO)
Type: Document
Source: Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization (CSFSO)
Tag(s): "Safe pointing"A Star AcademyAbby JuneauAdrian AustinAlba GrandeAlex StruewskiAlicia RegensbergAnita WelchAnn ManierreAnnette PrimianiApplied ScholasticsArlene RichArthur J. MarenBack to Basics SchoolBecky BuchananBernard K. "Bud" ReichelBetsy CrambBetsy RoushBill HalversonBob DivenutiBob MagnessBrendan HaggertyBrian KennedyCalifornia Ranch School Independent AcademyCandace ZillwegerCarl SitlerCarole AndreaniCathy KamhiCathy VangieriCharlie GroffCherish the Children FoundationCheryl A. AldermanChris AlexanderChurch of Scientology Flag Service Organization (CSFSO)Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Claire CournoyerClear Expansion CommitteeClearwater Academy International (1997 merger of A to Be School, Jefferson Academy, Renaissance Academy)Clearwater Business AssociationColleen WilhiteCriminonDaphna FischlerDarlene SwansonDavid SingerDebbie RadstromDebbie ShaddDebbie WitterDelphi AcademyDenise Miscavige Gentile (formerly Covington, Licciardi)Dennis CamaraDon HoodEd CrambEd ThompsonEdd ClarkElyse van BreemanEpoch ConsultantsExec TechG. Craig BurtonGerard AndreaniGerhard Haag (aka Royce Savoy Monteverdi)Gertie PerryGisela MageGloria SlaughterGrace HunterGraham PayneGreg SmithGung-Ho GroupHarriet HughesHemda GinzbergHubbard College of Administration (HCA)Hype MarketingIan AndersonIrmgard HaugIrving PaiewonskyJanette HaugenJanice BateyJeff AvrinJeff LeeJennifer SundanceJessica ByrnesJim EmmickJo StruthersJoan PascoJoanie SigalJoanne BakerJohn BellmaineJohn LindmanJoy DivenutiJoy RockwellJudah DobinKaren SinghrsKate RyanKathy FeshbachKatie ChamberlainKaye ChampagneKeri LeeKevin TigheKirk BurnessKitty MagnessKlaus HilgersKristine MarquardtLavina van HoekeLawrence "Larry" ByrnesLes MooreLeslie StrubblefieldLewis SteinmanLisa CumminsLisa TigheLittle SchoolLive Oak SchoolLiz SikesLouise CournoyerLyn MillerLynn IronsMace-Kingsley Family CenterMallory PascoMarian KingMark DeEulioMark FreedmanMarsha FriedmanMary AdamsMary Jo PagelMaryta JensenMatt ArgallMeasurable SolutionsMike GropeNancy WestNarconon Florida, Inc.Pam BartonPamela Csira Ryan (Anderson)Pat CloudenPatty ThompsonPaula EllenburgPaula PaiewonskyPeaches PookPedro GilPermanent SolutionsPeter VicentePhyllis FranklinProfessional Consultants Association of FloridaRay HemphillRenato SmithReuvein MarcusRichard R. ByrdRichard TinkelenbergRichel LavetteRob CollewijnRobert SchwartzRon WeidoffSally van QuaethemSandra "Sandy" AdairSandy MesmerSay No to DrugsScientology Missions International (SMI)Scott RhodesShaun KirkSheryle Festa-IronsStan DubinStandard Organizing SolutionsSteve FerrySteve PerrySue MuellerSummit ManagementSunok GropeSuzanne F. JohnsonTerry JamesThe Learning ConnectionThe Way to Happiness (TWTH)Theo GrantTina TurbinTom WrightTyna EichenlaubValko & AssociatesVivian LittleVolunteer MinistersWhayne EisenmanWorld Institute of Scientology Enterprises (WISE)World Literacy CrusadeYamila SeneYurii Obolensky
Sep 27, 2001
Sympathy for the Devil — New Times Los Angeles
Type: Press
Author(s): Tony Ortega
Source: New Times Los Angeles
Tory Bezazian was a veteran Scientologist who loved going after church critics. Until she met the darkest detractor of all. Last year, Church of Scientology operatives received an alarming tip: During the upcoming 2000 MTV Movie Awards scheduled for June 8, a short South Park film parodying Battlefield Earth would feature the character Cartman wiping his ass with a copy of L. Ron Hubbard's sacred text, Dianetics. The tip was erroneous. Cartman would actually be wiping his ass with a Scientology ...
Sep 20, 2001
Changed Lives; Religious Leader Takes His Calling to Ground Zero — New York Times
Type: Press
Author(s): Amy Waldman
Source: New York Times
AMID faces gray with grief and grime, theirs are fresh, even smiling. Among blackened uniforms and sooty equipment, their yellow T-shirts are bright buoys. They are clean. At any time, well over 100 volunteer ministers from the Church of Scientology mill around the remains of the World Trade Center. On the day of the attack, they took in food to workers. Since then, they have taken the mind-altering techniques developed by the church's founder, L. Ron Hubbard. When rescue workers stagger ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Aug 4, 2001
Doctor in Lisa McPherson case suspended — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Thomas C. Tobin
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
David I. Minkoff loses his license for one year for improperly prescribing drugs for the Scientologist. TALLAHASSEE — Florida's Board of Medicine has sternly sanctioned Clearwater physician David I. Minkoff, finding he improperly prescribed medicine for a patient he had never seen — Scientologist Lisa McPherson. Minkoff, also a Scientologist, prescribed Valium and the muscle relaxant chloral hydrate at the behest of unlicensed Church of Scientology staffers who were trying to nurse McPherson, 36, through a severe mental breakdown. When they ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
May 23, 2001
Testimony: Church of Scientology spurred critic's arrest — Tampa Tribune (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): David Sommer
Source: Tampa Tribune (Florida)
CLEARWATER — For months, a high-profile attorney for a prominent critic of the Church of Scientology has tried to show the church is behind a minor drug charge against his client. Now, on the eve of Jesse Prince's trial on a misdemeanor charge of growing marijuana, defense lawyer Denis de Vlaming has hit what he considers pay dirt. Pinellas County Judge Michael Andrews still must decide whether jurors get to hear how private detectives working for the church shadowed Prince for ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
May 11, 2001
Cisco exec backs Hubbardist courses // 100% Proficiency — The Register (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): John Leyden
Source: The Register (UK)
A senior Cisco official has lent her name to an article which praises training methods based on the teachings of Scientology founder L Ron Hubbard. In a publication called Government Technology Cisco's training manager for Worldwide Manufacturing, Peg Maddocks, enthusiastically backs Hubbardist training methods. Maddocks is fulsome in her praise of the "100 per cent Proficiency Training" program she received from Californian firm Effective Training Solutions. The article makes clear this Web-based self-learning package is "based on research conducted by best-selling ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
May 6, 2001
Binman Benji sues jewellery empire heir — The Observer (London, UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Conal Walsh
Source: The Observer (London, UK)
He is best known for rummaging through the dustbins of the rich and famous. But Benjamin Pell has betrayed an appetite for Hollywood glory in a bizarre legal action launched against John Mappin, an heir to the Mappin and Webb jewellery empire. 'Benji the binman' has been a legend in Fleet Street since the Sunday Times and other papers began to base exclusives on his smelly but newsworthy discoveries. And when the idea arose to make a movie about his life, ...
May 3, 2001
Earthlink co-founder is sued over investments — New York Times
Type: Press
Source: New York Times
LOS ANGELES, May 2 — Lawsuits filed by investors accuse a co-founder of the Internet service provider EarthLink Inc. of bilking them of more than $35 million. The co-founder, Reed E. Slatkin, a venture capitalist from Santa Barbara, Calif., is also under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission for his financial dealings, according to a report today in The Los Angeles Times. Investors have filed at least three lawsuits against Mr. Slatkin, with lawyers saying that he collected more than ...
May 2, 2001
Co-Founder of EarthLink is accused of investor fraud — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Liz Pulliam Weston, Myron Levin
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
Courts: Lawsuits allege Reed E. Slatkin bilked friends out of $35 million. SEC is also conducting an investigation. Investors are accusing Reed E. Slatkin, a co-founder of the giant Internet service provider EarthLink Inc., of operating a Ponzi scheme that may have resulted in the loss of least $35 million of their funds. Slatkin—a Santa Barbara socialite and venture capitalist—also is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission for his financial activities, which allegedly included a day-trading operation that promised ...
Apr 26, 2001
Scientology critics to get bricks — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
A group beautifying a Clearwater alley reverses course and will let donors memorialize a church member who died. CLEARWATER – Lisa McPherson will be memorialized in a downtown alley next door to a Church of Scientology building. A group that sold hundreds of engraved bricks to beautify the city-owned alley has reversed an earlier decision, deciding to allow a McPherson memorial brick and two other bricks submitted by Scientology critics. McPherson was a 36-year-old Scientologist who died in 1995 in the ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Feb 25, 2001
Scientology in Battle Creek: Church's workings a mystery to many — Battle Creek Enquirer
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