Doing something about the Aftermath

Leah Remini and Mike Rinder ended their series season finale with them together in New York about to meet attorneys to discuss Scientology. Remini indicated they’re consulting attorneys because she “can’t let the church continue to abuse people and take their money and their lives.” She mentioned her determination that the Scientologists not “get away […]

Open listing for Scientologists: What do you fake?

In my letter to Mike Rinder on the 7th1, I observed that he had faked compassion for decades. I hoped that his very recent statement that he had finally actually acquired it wasn’t false. All the fakery I found in Hubbard, what I experienced in Scientology, and fakery I continue to confront through, among other […]

Reaching Mike Rinder

This brief email exchange I had with Mike Rinder in April 2014 is helpful for understanding the history and current state of our relationship. On April 4, 2014, I emailed Mike Rinder: Dear Mike: You doubtlessly already know all this, and for repeating myself I apologize. Graham Berry posted on Facebook about you and Marty […]

Pretended Idiot’s Guide to Allegations

felix  > TheMirrorThetan • 3 hours ago D. You don’t need a goddamn diatribe, just allege. Danny Oates, a newly minted member of the ATOC, attributes to Gerry Armstrong, without quotes or citation, the statement “You don’t have to prove a god damn thing! You just allege…” From Black’s Law Dictionary: Allegation: The assertion, claim, […]

Your Purple Hearts will tell on you…

Mike Fitzgerald writes in the Belleville News-Democrat 1, the Belleville, Illinois daily paper, that an Iraq veteran, National Guardsman Lt. Darryl Lee Wright, lied his way to a Purple Heart.  What a piker! L. Ron Hubbard, also a lieutenant, but in the US Naval Reserve, lied his way to TWO. Wright didn’t stop with a […]

Scientology, the CIA and Their Crash of Symbols

Last December, I mentioned to Alexander Dvorkin an oddity I had noticed in the description of the US Intelligence Community Seal on the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s website. Dr. Dvorkin included this fact in an article in Russian entitled “Scientology & the CIA” he presented in January at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University […]

Not a Rocket Scientist’s Guide to Insiders: Open letter to Chris Shelton

  Dear Mr. Shelton: I deeply disagree with a few of your claims in your book Scientology: A to Xenu An Insider’s Guide to What Scientology is Really All About. It is obvious that while presenting your book as a factual guide, you are propagandizing in key areas, and in a way that serves certain […]

Notice of Libel and Slander

David Miscavige C/O Religious Technology Center 1710 Ivar Avenue, Suite 1100 Los Angeles, CA 90028 Religious Technology Center 1710 Ivar Avenue, Suite 1100 Los Angeles, CA 90028 Church of Scientology International 6331 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028 Church of Scientology Toronto 77 Peter Street Toronto, ON M5V 2G4 Patricia Felske C/O Church of Scientology […]

On Monique Yingling, Alex Gibney, Scientology and the IRS deal

In an April 26, 2015 letter to the editor in the Los Angeles Times 1, in response to Alex Gibney’s April 11 op-ed article 2, Scientology attorney Monique E. Yingling accuses him of appearing “trapped in his own prison of bias when he wrongly asserts that the Church of Scientology did not deserve IRS recognition […]

Letter to Alex Gibney on the IRS deal, public policy, and calling out Rathbun and Rinder

March 6, 2015 Alex Gibney Chelsea Pictures 33 Bond Street Unit 1 New York, NY 10012 By e-mail: Re: Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Dear Mr. Gibney: In the recent televised interviews or discussions about Going Clear, you and Lawrence Wright called out Scientologist celebrities Tom Cruise and John Travolta to get […]