The St. Petersburg Times (or the SP Times, heh) is reporting that to the chagrin of some petitioning locals who are primarily Scientologists, the Clearwater City Council has no intent of preventing Anonymous protesters from assembling in downtown Clearwater. As was posted on a few days ago, business workers, managers and owners - again, most of whom are Scientologists … Read more
A group of Clearwater merchants located near the local Cult of Scientology base have produced a petition asking Clearwater Mayor Frank Hibbard to prevent local Anonymous protesters of the cult from protesting. In reading this petition, it is very clear that Scientology is behind this. The contents of the letter are so completely Scientologized (i.e., full of lies … Read more
In this set of videos taken at a press conference in Clearwater, Florida in 1998, former high-ranking Scientologists Arnald (Arnie) Lerma, Scientologist of 10 years, and Stacy Young (Brooks), fourteen years, speak out against the cult. They speak of the cult’s standard practice of imprisoning its members (often in isolation) – indeed, each of these speakers experienced … Read more
TampaBay.Com covers the Clearwater April 12 Operation ReConnect protest against the Cult of Scientology. Be prepared for Scientologists giving BS-filled comments. This post is part of a series of posts on media coverage of Operation ReConnect that will be unfolding over the coming days. For more on Scientology, click here.
Decades ago, L. Ron Hubbard moved his Cult of Scientology into Clearwater, Florida. The plan, entitled Project Normandy, was to take over Clearwater. Documentation of this comprehensive operation – which included plans to infiltrate government and media organizations, and to identify and “handle” enemies – was discovered in a 1977 FBI raid of Scientology headquarters. Despite … Read more
The Corporation of Scientology was just denied a legal injunction to bar members of Anonymous from coming within 500 feet of Scientology buildings in Clearwater during the planned March 15 international day of protest. The Corporation claims that they have received thousands of harassing or threatening phone calls, 3.6 million “malicious” e-mails, 10 acts of … Read more
It’s not everyday that we get to celebrate the birthday of a man who realized his aspiration to get rich by starting up a religion. It’s not everyday that we get to celebrate the birthday of a man who created a totalitarian Orwellian terrorist cult. Today we get to celebrate both. Today is the birthday of the … Read more