When Scientologists Attack
Posted: 07 May 2009 05:12 PM   [ Ignore ]  
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What starts off as a peaceful protest turns into harassment by armed guards that the church of Scientology in Nashville hired to keep protesters off public sidewalks near the new building.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqCr711rvbM

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Posted: 08 May 2009 12:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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One can only hope that some skillful lawyer can turn this into an expensive lawsuit aimed at the COS. The “private security firm” would probably take the hit though.

A couple of things confuse me:

1) In most cities aren’t cops prohibited from moonlighting?

2) In part two of the report, the newscasters seemed focused on the fact that the COS’ permits had incorrect dates. Is this really the issue? How about the fact that unarmed protesters were aggressively accosted some 400 yards away from the church itself on a public sidewalk by men with guns?

Wow.

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Posted: 08 May 2009 02:28 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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mpbrockman - 08 May 2009 04:44 AM

How about the fact that unarmed protesters were aggressively accosted some 400 yards away from the church itself on a public sidewalk by men with guns?

Wow.

Exactly! In some ways, Scientology is more dangerous than christian fundamentalist sects.

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Posted: 10 May 2009 10:42 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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Burn Baby Burn! There are $ signs and criminal penalties written all over this.

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Posted: 17 May 2009 09:08 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]  
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Reminds me of something that the late George Carlin said:


(Raiders order the inhabitants of a village into a line.)


Raider:  “Do you worship god?”

Villager_1:  “No.”

<Raider stabs Villager_1.>

Raider:  “Do you worship god?”

Villager_2:  “Yes?”

Raider:  “Do you worship my god?”

Villager_2:  “No.”

<Raider stabs Villager_2.>

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Posted: 25 May 2009 01:04 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]  
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Wearing masks is a bad idea.  They really should have had more than 4 people.  Those cops had to know they were way out of line.  I guess they get away with it most of the time. 

That kid said he wanted to remain anonymous? His name is public record now that he has been arrested.  He is screwed.  Those $cientologist will go after him with a vengeance.  Hope he doesn’t have any skeletons.

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Posted: 27 September 2010 10:38 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]  
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The whole “Scientology” sect that’s still gaining steam here in America is just scaring the hell out of me; and it’s stuff like this that makes it all the more frightening. People look at this stuff from an outside perspective and laugh at the antics of Tom Cruise and say, “It’s nothing.” People are losing their wealth and their freedom over a cult founded on the belief of aliens and wealth=power teachings? Yikes.

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Posted: 29 September 2010 11:32 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]  
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Nothing new here.

What a sick, dangerous and insane criminal cult.

This reckless abuse of freedom of religion (although nothing compared to the Big 3)
should be given some thought by the government.

Measures should be taken against this ludicrous racket.

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