http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2014/08/scientology-jamie-dewolf-tell-all-book-plan/
 a message from Jamie DeWolf 
EYES OPEN: For all my friends and collective performance family, something you need to know.I just got the disturbing news that a private investigator showed up at the front door of my ex girlfriend’s house. I haven’t seen her in almost ten years. He had a cover story about “representing parents of kids I may work with”, asking if I’m a violent person, what are my ‘past crimes’, drug use, if I made adult films and even why we broke up, all under the guise of seeing if I was ‘safe around children’. My ex is a special ed teacher and was trying to be helpful, defending me, thinking it was some extreme background check.

I had to break it to her that there are no parents, no kids and no background check. This was Scientology tactics 101, they’ve done this before the first time they came after me: cover story, invasive questions, all on a dirt digging mission. Sometimes the PI’s don’t even know who they work for. They either got sloppy or are trying to threaten me. Either way, ya’ll need to know they’re moving against me with the ultimate goal being some sort of frame up/ public smear campaign/ or worse. This is not paranoia, this is how they operate. As to why now? There’s a lot going on behind the scenes. They probably want to take me out in whatever way before I can be more public about it. Research Paulette Cooper. There’s a long list. I’ve been stalked by them before and have it on camera. I may be a walking bullseye, but they’ll have to pull the trigger with everyone watching.

1) To all my arts community nation-wide: If someone is asking about me, no matter if they say it’s the friggin’ NY Times for a ‘story’, or a documentary, ask for an ID first, and please let me know ASAP so I can check them out in detail. They’ll never identify themselves as a member, it will always have a cover story that sounds benign. You don’t need to be scared of them, just take their info. If they show up at your house, take a picture of their license plate if you can. And ask them to leave. You don’t have to answer anything ever.

2) I ain’t scared of those sneaky slime-bags. I put my dirt in my life on stage and in performance. Trying to ‘smear’ a guy who writes true stories about drugs/suicide/sex while also performing in a clown troupe, hosting circus shows and being an out-loud idiot who will do anything for a laugh is the best they got. Doesn’t matter if you like my art in anyway or don’t like my sense of humor. I yam what I yam.

But you know what I don’t do? Run a cult that devours families. You know what I haven’t done? Blood sex magic rituals to bring about the end of the world and give me dominion over mankind. I don’t know that magic trick. You know what else I don’t do? Lie about my entire past and make myself a hero out of ashes so I can bleed you for money. Whatever dirty bomb you wanna lob at me, my great grand-dad did dirtier. And hey, being a rogue runs in the family. At least I can own my actions. L. Ron never could.

3) If something weird happens to me anytime soon from my car going off the road, to suddenly a half kilo of cocaine and bag of kiddie porn in my trunk, don’t buy it for a second. I’ve been touring, performing and teaching for 20 years. I’ve worked in over 150 high schools, have gone through dozens of background checks and worked in prisons. It’s a little late in the game if their angle is to make me some new criminal. When the inevitable hate website/smear campaign jumps up, ask why all of the sudden after 20 years I’m causing a new outrage.

4) And to the OSA agents no doubt reading all of this, I honestly feel sorry for you that you dedicate millions of dollars and hours to investigate me and anyone else that speaks out against the cult, without taking even an hour to investigate my great gandfather or your current leader. Ask yourself why his own blood family would speak out against them. Trust me, my life is a happy art explosion without that shadow over me. But these tactics only harden my resolve. And you ain’t gonna keep punking people in the shadows and scaring us. You know where I live. Feel free to come by anytime.

5) And to anyone who thinks I milk this for ‘fame’ or ‘money’ has never had longer then a five minute conversation with me or been to any of my shows. My life is perfectly happy without this poison. It’s a dark cesspool of misery, paranoia and all out awful to go near. You don’t get to pick your family. The fact is, I was born into this and refuse to be bullied into silence. They’ve been getting away with it all for too long. And finally the world is starting to understand how dangerous they truly are and have always been. Truth will out. And empires fall.

Tick. Tick. Tick.

scientology continuing to be the butt of jokes for comedians everywhere

John Oliver has got his start mainly as a correspondent from The Daily Show back in the day when it was hosted by Jon Stewart. He has since moved on to take the main spot behind the desk on his own humorous political news show ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’.This is without a doubt one of my favorite shows. While it is clearly more left leaning it is simply hilarious and makes the news (which is so bleak lately) a lot more enjoyable to take it. Last night his episode did a special report on gerrymandering and how ridiculous it is. I suggest you watch the entire skit below because it is not only hilarious and interesting, but at about 17 minutes and 45 seconds John gets up from his desk.He goes into a huge speech about how no matter who we are as Americans we all deserve to have our voices heard. He then calls out all the most ridiculous subcultures of the US from ‘Washington Redskins Fans’, ’47 year old men playing real life Quidditch’, ‘a guy jamming a knife in a toaster’ and of course ‘EDM bros’. Honestly…we can’t really say that hes wrong. Check out the segment below.

or this link if you’re in the US https://youtu.be/A-4dIImaodQ

http://www.edmsauce.com/2017/04/10/john-oliver-equated-edm-bros-scientologists-juggalos-watch-hilarious/

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East Grinstead Council say they are not doing the Church of Scientology [inset] any favours

Read more at http://www.surreymirror.co.uk/east-grinstead-council-denies-keeping-quiet-about-scientology/story-30248187-detail/story.html#wLYWZWRvkzKJtmxz.99

The leader of East Grinstead Town Council has responded to a claim that the “town is run by Scientology” made by university students in a 15 minute video by stressing that this suggestion is “misinformed and unhelpful to say the least”.

A 15-minute video entitled “The Town Run By Scientology” was uploaded to YouTube by university students last month on March and has been shared on social media since, resulting in council leader Jacquie Russell addressing it during a full council meeting on Monday. (April 3).

In the film, a presenter who goes by the name of Monty Wilson speaks to somebody claiming to have been a Scientologist for 20 years before leaving.

Mr Wilson accuses councillors of going “far too easy” in approving planning applications by the Church of Scientology.

READ MORE: Nearly 600 people in East Grinstead actively looking to cheat on spouse according to affair website

At the meeting, Cllr Russell said it is “categorically untrue” that to suggest the “council turns a blind eye to anything the Scientologists do for fear of upsetting them”.

The Church of Scientology has been based in East Grinstead since 1959


In response to claims made in the video, Cllr Russell said: “[I] felt it appropriate to address a couple of elements directed at the council and councillors and their conduct.

“It is suggested in the documentary that there is the perception that the council is ‘far too easy’ on the Scientologists and, in terms of its [the council’s] lack of contribution to the documentary, is ‘keeping quiet’ because it is in its best interests to do so.

“The documentary refers in particular to the number of charitable donations councillors have accepted on behalf of good causes in the town, and the perception that because these donations are received, the council turns a blind eye to anything the Scientologists do for fear of upsetting them, which is categorically untrue.

“The council has no jurisdiction over the conduct of the Church of Scientology or any other organisation in the town, it can only address concerns as and when they apply.”

Protests against the Church of Scientology have been held in East Grinstead before


Cllr Russell made it clear that the council does accept donations for good causes, explaining: “It is important to be aware that a number of these causes would not survive in this town without such charitable donations, as there are very few funding opportunities through more traditional channels.”

She added: “It is without question that the good causes of this town do receive financial assistance from the town’s largest resident and, like any charitable donor, this is acknowledged in the appropriate way.

“Perhaps more important to acknowledge is that our town council is not run by the Church of Scientology, it is run solely by the officers who are employed and instructed by the elected members who in turn are voted in by the town people – that is the reality.”

READ MORE: Watch East Grinstead’s biggest Monty Python fan propose in front of Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam

A scene in the video depicts work being carried out at a Scientology-owned property within the Saint Hill Green area.

Regarding this, Cllr Russell said: “The property featured is subject to a planning application which was originally submitted in September 2016 and initially refused by the town planning committee.

“It returned again on January 23, 2017. As chairman of planning, I have personally addressed the many concerns of local residents particularly relating to the level of impartiality that could be expected.

“They [concerned residents] were invited to attend the meeting and sit in the public gallery, to witness first-hand the thorough scrutiny by the committee members and clear impartiality of process in an open and accountable manner.

“The committee were not in support of the retrospective nature [of the works], nor the impact any approval would have upon the immediate community in terms of loss of amenity and road safety and as such the application received a further recommendation for refusal and is now waiting to be scrutinised again at the district council before a final decision is reached.”

Cllr Russell stated that there is “often a vast chasm” between public perception and the reality of the day-to-day running of the council.

“Documentaries such as this are one-sided, misinformed and unhelpful to say the least,” she added and invited residents to attend any of the 35-plus public meetings held each year to understand how the council is run.”

Read more at http://www.surreymirror.co.uk/east-grinstead-council-denies-keeping-quiet-about-scientology/story-30248187-detail/story.html#wLYWZWRvkzKJtmxz.99

 tiny tommy and his 5″ lifts 

how and when will the church of scientology finally end?…. Terra Cognita at Mike Rinder’s blog gives her thoughts

Religious Graveyard

Our weekly installment of wisdom and thought/argument provoking from Terra Cognita.

 

The Religious Graveyard

Once religions reach a tipping point, they’re hard to close down. After accumulating thousands of well-to-do followers, amassing a fortune in real estate, accruing Midas-like money, and establishing a worldwide presence, religions are damn hard to get rid of. Not only has too much been invested in the physical infrastructure, its faithful have devoted too much of their spiritual lives to let go.

The written word is more resilient than we mere mortals. Organizations can be demolished, its property seized, and all its assets given back to those who were duped. But unless society goes all Fahrenheit 451, it’s nearly impossible to get rid of doctrine. Especially in the digital age when information is disseminated with the push of few keystrokes.

Scientology meets the above criteria. They have the money, they have the real estate, they have the members, and LRH made sure they have the requisite number of written words.

David Miscavige will die sooner or later. L. Ron Hubbard never will. Regardless of the percentage of truth in his books and lectures, he incorporated just enough glue to make his words stick to those in search of betterment—not all people, but enough. Even though more people have left the church than remain, they’ll always be those who believe LRH’s material works if just applied properly.

Russia and Germany lived on after Stalin and Hitler were deposed. Not as the countries they were before the war, but they survived nonetheless. Likewise, Scientology will endure once DM’s gone.

Scientology has banked so much cash and amassed so much real estate that taking apart the organization would be a Herculean task, if not impossible. Undoing Scientology would be akin to dismantling General Motors or the Catholic Church. The court battles alone could take decades.

Stockpiling as much cash and real estate as quickly as he can just might be DM’s strategy for handling future attacks. Saving the planet and its people has taken a back seat to saving the church (if saving Earth ever was a real goal).

 

But What About All of Scientology’s Crimes and Abuses?

The US government has shown little inclination to go after Scientology. Despite Miscavige’s propaganda, there aren’t more than 10,000 active members in the United States (50 Class V Orgs, times a generous 150 members in each, equals 7,500 US Scientologists). The Justice Department has bigger fish to fry, especially in lieu of all the shenanigans its current administration has added to its pot of issues.

The US boasts a long history of religious freedom. No judge wants to be known as “down on religion.” Most are tolerant of other practices; most are reluctant to challenge a person’s Constitutional right to practice his own faith. Crazier—some would say more dangerous—religions than Scientology have persevered, some for thousands of years.

The largest churches in the world have committed the greatest atrocities: Crusades, Jihads, enslavement of indigenous people, polygamy, pedophilia, acts of terrorism, repression of women, human trafficking, and intolerance of other belief systems. The list goes on and on.

I don’t mean to dismiss Scientology’s crimes, but they pale in comparison to historical examples executed by more mainstream religions—both in number and severity.

I’m not saying Scientology should be given a “get out of jail free card,” or that it be absolved of all guilt and responsibility. I’m just saying that the US tends to look the other way when it comes to abuses committed under the auspices of religion.

 

What about the IRS?

The Internal Revenue Service famously brought down Al Capone. Might they do the same with Scientology by revoking its exempt status?

First of all “gangsterism” isn’t a religion. Secondly, Scientology already bought off the IRS. And thirdly, even if the IRS did declare Scientology wasn’t a religion and tried to collect on back taxes, the case would take decades to adjudicate. And even if the church lost, chances are they’d only be liable for paying taxes in the future, not retroactively.

Taking down Scientology would be like trying to sumo wrestle a rhinoceros—or like trying to sue a massive tentacled, multi-national corporation. Even when these monstrous companies lose, what they pay in damages is a pittance compared to quarterly revenues. They almost always settle, never admit to wrongdoing, and when the company stock plunges, their CEOs float off into the sunset on the strings of obscene golden parachutes.

Depending on the Internal Revenue Service to topple Scientology is futile. And even if the IRS tried, I’m sure the church has a substantial defense plan already in place to fight them off.

 

But what about all that Crazy Stuff?

All bibles are swollen with lies, outlandish theories and beliefs, and “allegorical” tales so bizarre that no sane literary agent would ever read beyond the first fourteen lines before tossing it in the reject pile. LRH text is no different.

And yet, human beings continue to believe and practice. And donate. And proselytize. And donate. And hope. And donate some more. And pray to one god or another. And hope for salvation and a better afterlife. And donate more. And eventually turn from ashes to dust.

People will always believe in LRH and Scientology. Some will open up their own versions in one far-off desert or another while others work valiantly to salvage their mother church. E-meter or no e-meter, people will give auditing a try. Some will have huge wins. Some won’t. Some will try involving their friends. Some will post on blogs such as this one.

Cognitive dissonance is a human condition. Might be written into our DNA.

 

Last Words

What’s the answer to a corrupt church standing guard over an indecent dragon-cache of riches?

Spread as much truth as possible in the face of its lies. Reveal its abuses. Write, post, reply. Film, watch, comment. Read, talk, and spread the word. Sue?

There’s always a chance.

 

Still not Declared,

Terra Cognita

 

PS:  I must add a note to this as I believe Terra is not giving enough credence to two factors:

  1. The IRS can administratively change their determination that scientology does not satisfy its criteria for religious organization exemption. To do so would make the future revenue stream dry up, but it would also change the perception of courts that scientology must be afforded 1st Amendment protection to hide their immoral and fraudulent practices 
  2. The church lives in the US., the most litigious society on earth. It has a lot of money. There are a lot of lawyers. Should the IRS change their view, it would become a feeding frenzy to tear flesh off that beast. Even if the IRS doesn’t change their view, there are still a lot of lawyers and $3 billion reasons why they would be interested. It will happen sooner or later. Asthe PR climate changes, it becomes a more and more attractive target. Once that dam bursts, the end will surely be nigh.
http://www.mikerindersblog.org/religious-graveyard/

Naturally, the question of the endgame for this cult is of extreme importance. And it’s something I’ve pondered for the six years I’ve been working on the problem of Scientology.

We in Global Capitalism HQ do spend some time thinking about the long-term future of the companies and industries we invest in. We make the most money when we buy the stock of a long-term winner that defines an industry (think: Amazon or Google) and hold onto it for years if not decades. We also know that 5+ year scenario thinking is often wrong but it’s valuable to do it anyway. With my 20-year history of predicting long-term futures of organizations (and with plenty of opportunity to learn from plenty of mistakes), here’s my best guess.

Scientology will continue on a slow death spiral with no effective way to recruit new members. I see no change in the toxic brand name of the cult and the ability of prospective new members to find out who they’re dealing with. While there may occasionally be new “bodies in shop” of people who decide to check it out for some bizarre reason, they will be the increasingly rare exception rather than the rule. The core membership is aging and death/medical incapacity is likely to be an increasingly significant reason for departure from the cult. The rate of decline from voluntary “blowing” is likely to slow as only the hardest core of the hardcore membership remains. I suspect the rate of departure from second generation members is lower than those who were “converted.” So even though the number of members blowing the cult will slow, the number of members carried out in a box is clearly growing.

It’s unlikely that a “quantum event” will come along in the next five years to hasten the collapse of the organization, though it is possible. One rule of forecasting is to never assume that some new event that hasn’t happened before will take place. So for example, it’s unwise to base a scenario for the death of the cult on a change in political momentum in Clearwater suddenly making it impossible for the cult to continue some facet of its operations. We opponents are likely to have victories in specific things like continuing to oppose Narconon, which will make a difference but no individual action will trigger the definitive collapse. That’s no reason to back off however, because every Narconon shut down or every renamed Narconon starved of customers by web activism that enables people to find critical commentary about the hidden cult recruiting front helps save individuals from suffering and harm.

In particular, revocation of the tax exemption is possible but unlikely. The amount of money the cult is able to spend on legal defense would swamp the IRS enforcement budget for many years. As a result, the IRS can’t look at the situation and say “if we spend $100 million over 5 years chasing this case we can reap $2 billion in new tax revenue.” Not when their criminal enforcement budget is only around $150 million (I looked at the federal budget a couple years ago to think about the odds that the IRS would act, and that’s the best estimate I could come up with for their trial lawyer budget). In the current political environment, it would be hard for the IRS to get supplemental funding for extra investigators/prosecutors to chase the cult.

The potential for sudden quantum events leading changing the curve from slow decline to sudden implosion will increase substantially in the event of the death of David Miscavige — his removal from office or his fleeing to escape prosecution is unlikely. It’s obvious that Miscavige eliminated anyone that could threaten his control over the organization. So it’s not up to his minions or the non-existent oversight boards to remove him. It’s up to him to leave. And he’s clearly not going to resign no matter what damage to the organization his incompetence causes. He’s in his mid-50’s now so we should assume he’ll be around for at least another 25 years. When he goes, though, the organization will be less able to respond to the situation.

It’s likely that Miscavige deals with the banking of the reserves all by himself and no one else has the ability to transfer money in and out of reserves. They simply don’t have the access codes to the accounts, so even if they were authorized by some sort of board of directors that’s reconstituted or by some external authority, they simply couldn’t access the reserves. And at that point in the far future where Miscavige exits stage right, the organization is likely to be seeing operating losses in most operations, so at that point it’s possible that if they can’t dip into reserves they will run out of money and cease operations. If that happens, it’s still likely to be a slow-motion implosion as different operations will run out of cash at different rates.

The organization will continue in business even without customers as long as it has employees. “J. Swift” posted something to (I think) WWP called “fortress scientology” some years ago. It influenced my thinking here. I believe the cult can easily continue to operate without customers. It simply needs employees. In my view, Miscavige is all about terrorizing the staff. He doesn’t spent a lot of time interacting with cult members, just his minions. As long as the cult has staff for him to order around, they will keep opening the doors.

My suspicion is that Miscavige’s strategic plan, as J. Swift outlined, is to continue to retreat from the world and to focus on the increasingly small number of whales that donate enough big bucks to keep the whole thing lurching along. In particular, note that his strategy regarding now billionaire Bob Duggan is to manage him closely, and to do anything to keep his kids in the cult. “Anything” includes whisking his problem adopted children off to remote locations to be foster parented by Scientologists who will raise them outside of any sources of “entheta.” I am quite certain that Miscavige’s #1 long-term priority is to keep Duggan and the kids in the cult so he can get all that money when Duggan and his wife shuffle off this mortal coil. $3 billion would certainly be enough to fund the cult for at least another 20-30 years even if they don’t reap one single dollar from any other IAS donors.

So what to do? I agree with Heidi Macavoy’s conclusion that the cult isn’t on the verge of going out of business. But I do believe it’s inside the “event horizon.” Black holes still radiate light but the force of gravity they emit is so great that it pulls the light back into the failed star and makes it impossible to escape. Once anything is in the event horizon it can’t get out. I think we’re at that point or not far from it. At that point, the cult’s ability to hurt anyone new goes away, which is clearly a positive milestone.

But keeping up the vigilance and bringing pressure where it works, no matter how small, will continue to be important. Narconon will continue to raise its slimy tentacles, for instance, so it must be stopped every time it changes names and re-emerges somewhere else. Don’t count Applied Scholastics out as they will continue to make innocent kids stupider if we don’t catch and oppose every single effort to worm into a curriculum of a struggling private school.

To John P. Capitalist’s mention of my post on Fortress Scientology, I have also called it “Monastery Scientology” to relate the same concept. Here is my March 11, 2008 post at xenu.nethttp://ocmb.xenu.net/ocmb/v…

1. The US economy is in tough shape and so discretionary consumer spending has plunged.

2. In real economic terms, Scientology can be easily seen as a high priced luxury consumer item. As spending has tightened at the consumer level, Scientology has seen a downturn in sales of its overpriced luxuries along with companies such as Sharper Image, which just filed for bankruptcy.

3. Based on what all of us are hearing from our various sources, it appears that Scientology has experienced a heavy downturn in sales to its middle class parishioners. Factor in a tidal wave of bad PR, and the Cult is on the ropes. What I have seen is that Flag and the CC’s have callously reacted to the downturn by restructuring their delivery of services around wealthy Scientology consumers who can afford their Scientology addiction even in a bad economy. I see this as the inevitable future of Scientology at the Org level.

This is Scientology in PT. If I were DM, I would use the following strategy to handle my many problems:

4. I entrench Scientology as a religion focused exclusively on the super-wealthy and the famous. This customer base is Scientology’s strength. What are the things that the insecure wealthy and the insecure famous covet? They covet their privacy and huge amounts of exclusive attention that is all about them. Scientology excels at offering such services. Scientology’s wealthy members are willing to pay for Premium Mind Control while the masses must settle for the mediocre fear dished out for free by the media. Seriously, politicians and the capitalistic media have kept their finger on the panic button for far too long. Either get the goddamned Apocalypse over with or drop the subject.

5. Scientology is radioactive in its present state. The Cult had a core meltdown on Feb 29, 2008 or thereabout.

5A. Scientology is now the religious equivalent of radioactive waste.

6. Assuming that I am DM, I am now living in a radioactive religious wasteland where the only protection is offered is by money. Therefore, I make two key decisions:

6A. I decide to take Scientology off the radar for at least three years in order for the radioactive slag heap to cool down. Talk about prophecy come true: Scientology just went through Incident II in PR terms. The Cult has been laid to waste. It is that dire.

6A. As DM, I have built a resort-based religion that caters to the egos of the wealthy. My resorts and steaming ship are paid for, so all I need to do is to let my interest and services delivered pay my overhead for a few years while I let things cool down on the PR front. This is a tactical retreat, because I cannot win the war right now. My group cannot take any more exposure to truth. For the sake of my group and its members, we must, in effect, go underground in this time of internet persecution. By becoming victims, we win. An Underground movement is inherently chic in this media age.

6B. I immediately end all European operations and cede the Continent to the Psychs. I retreat to the Big Island and let Europe be run out of Saint Hill. This is part of my larger plan to put Scientology into isolation.

6C. I reverse Scientology’s historic course and stop all PR. I get off the internet big time. I go to a secure website for general dissem. All other data is delivered by US phones or US mail. In the US, phones and mail are federally protected. The critics can’t hack my phones or my mail or they get to go to the assrape prison they all want to see me in, i.e. assuming I am DM.

6D. Low Tech suddenly looks very good as I revert to OT Phone Trees and the use of snail mail.

7. I open my resorts only to those who can afford my asking prices, and I will not lower those prices. I create the first Scientology Diaspora by turning away from Scientology Orgs all those who cannot pay.

7A. For those who cannot pay for my ultra-exclusive Orgs, I go to a home-based and mission-based system to delivery of Scientology. Yes, I know that I, assuming I am DM, ruined this in 1982, but now I see its gentle wisdom and its ability to compete directly with the Free Zone groups.

7B. People who need advanced services and cannot afford my Orgs, do not get to become OT’s. You heard that right: Being OT is now a privilege reserved only for the able, where ability is defined as money. If you want to become an OT, go find a way to get wealthy, or, join the SO at my resort Orgs. If you join my SO, you will get a special level called SO OT.

As SOOT, you get special privileges that are essentially equivalent to more work. No one ever said being SOOT was easy. It is dirty work.

*****
If DM can get 1,000 wealthy Scientologists per year to spend $50,000 USD each on Scientology, he has made $50,000,000 in tax free money.

If DM can get 4,000 middle class Scientologists to spend $25,000 USD each on Scientology, he has made $100,000,000 in tax free money.

That is the simple way for DM to make $150,000,000 in tax free cash. That is a boatload of money. DM’s overhead is what? Maybe $50,000,000 a year for global operations? DM pay his slaves in Sea Org and Staff
maybe $40 a week plus a bunk and meals?

If I am DM and can keep 5,000 people per year engaged in my new Monastery Scientology, I will survive forever. I will have also cogged on behalf of the group that the internet is a scary place and I will therefore keep Scientology off it forever. After all, the internet critics cannot attack that which they cannot find online.

1950 has never looked so beautiful.

also

While I agree with John P. Capitalist’s analysis in the main, the only place I differ is that I rank Scientology as having a very high potential for a ruinous quantum event occurring. This is because Scientology is inherently self-destructive. Scientology is reactionary as opposed to being strategic. As a reactionary group, Scientology makes extremely bad decisions.

What passes for strategy in Scientology is a pointless program of real estate acquisition and the renovation of acquired real estate. Example, while the Cult paid $45,000,000 for the old KCET lot + ~$10,000,000 in improvements, Scientology did not get KCET’s broadcast license; this was a critical failure in terms of strategy. A better negotiator would have seen KCET was on the ropes and threw in some more money to get the broadcast license. However, Miscavige was afraid to actually go after the license as he knows that the burden of actually broadcasting at that level, i.e. meeting the FCC requirements for a license to broadcast in the public interest, is something Scientology simply is not up to and cannot deliver. For this reason, Miscavige acquired SMP, sunk money into it, and then waited almost two years to announce what? That his ~$55,000,000 SMP investment resulted in purchasing time on Spectrum cable? Miscavige didn’t need to spend ~$55,000,000 to buy time on cable when he has a world class production studio at Gold Base. Miscavige’s petty politics of punishing Gold Base drove him to sink ~$55,000,000 into the non-performing SMP lot.

Scientology’s eminent mediocrity on social media shows the discontinuity between Scientology and Culture. Specifically, for Scientology to pay for ads on Twitter and FB promoting its hate websites is a horrible decision. The ads scream, “We in Scientology are a Cult and are every bit as horrible, hateful, spiteful, and vindictive as they say we are and here is the proof: Our hate websites on Leah, Mike, Karen, Amy, Tom De Vocht, Chris Shelton, Jefferson Hawkins, Marc and Claire, and many other people.”

The Church of Scientology does not see that these attack websites are purely reactionary and vile. Scientology does not see how these self-incriminating cesspools of hatred are damning evidence against the Church. These hate websites are nothing more than the digital version of the Squirrel Busters and we saw how well the Squirrel Busters worked out in Texas.

Scientology keeps digging its own grave deeper.

A few final points:

1. Three billion dollars is not that much money. When the IRS moves, and it will, the Cult can spend as much as it wants but that misses the point. There will be very narrow questions that Scientology cannot spend its way out of.

2. Scientology is not a bulwark of anything except David Miscavige’s incredible viciousness, bad judgment, and incompetence. And yes, Miscavige is following Hubbard whose management policies are horrible.

3. The IAS fiddles while Rome burns. Scientology can spend money on PR and IAS galas, but the Cult still refuses to own up to Fair Game, Disconnection, breaking up families, using Sea Org slave labor, using child labor, and engaging in the systematic financial destruction of its public rank and file.

4. Scientology is so bad that Mr. Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam refuse to identify as Scientologists. Mr. Farrakhan knows how to read the tea leaves. The Nation of Islam keeps David Miscavige and Scientology at arms length. This is why there is no known photo of Mr. Farrakhan and Mr. Miscavige together. Mr. Farrakhan does not wish to be seen with David Miscavige.