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Federal Senate Inquiry into the CofS, called for, in Australian Parliament tonight

Discussion in 'Australia and New Zealand' started by Carmel, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. Mystic

    Mystic Crusader

    Dear Australia,

    Thank you, thank you, thank you and thank you. Thank you so very, very much for what you have done getting the information to Senator Xenophon. And thank you for all the follow-up efforts you are now into. Maybe the USA will wake up a bit more. At least they have the SPTimes.

    I think I'll go outside and sing Waltzing Matilda to our Sun.
     
  2. auntpat

    auntpat Patron with Honors

    My small contrubution

    I wrote Senator Xenophon to thank him and that my hope was that his speech would circle the globe.

    I also wrote my Congressman abbout the speech and that I was embarressed that I was an American when the Organization of Scientology was flourishing in this country hiding it's crimes behind the cloak of religion.

    The group of esmb that were involved in bringing these truths into the light have my tremendous respect, and eternal gratitude.

    Love and LIGHT,

    Aunt Pat
     
  3. TrevAnon

    TrevAnon Big List researcher

  4. Carmel

    Carmel Crusader

  5. dontscamme

    dontscamme Patron Meritorious

    Scientology Under Fire from Nick Xenophon: Intergalactic Badass


    Wednesday, November 18, 2009 10:00AM - By Ian Fortey

    http://funnycrave.com/scientology-under-fire-from-nick-xenophon-intergalactic-badass/6184/

    This guy has a weird sense of humor. I'll just quote the last paragraph.

     
  6. Lohan2008

    Lohan2008 Gold Meritorious Patron

    handed over complaints


    The State Crime Command of NSW Police yesterday confirmed that Senator Xenophon had handed over the ex-Scientologists' complaints for investigation.

    The letters - tabled in the Senate - allege abuses including coerced abortions, assault, imprisonment, the covering up of sexual abuse, the embezzlement of church funds and blackmail.

    :drama:
     
  7. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Carmel, I feel an immense amount of gratitude to you and the others who have made this happen. You are definitely setting a great example as an Ex and have set the bar very high. :thumbsup: I know that the fight is not over YET so if there is anything that any of us can do to help please let us know.
    Larry
     
  8. Lohan2008

    Lohan2008 Gold Meritorious Patron

    8,474 Views

    :party:
     
  9. quietheart

    quietheart Patron Meritorious

    :happydance::happydance::happydance: Congrats to all you brave souls.
     
  10. Markus

    Markus Silver Meritorious Patron

    Wonderful!

    I really love the end of the senators speech!!

    "In the
    past Scientology has claimed that those who question
    their organisation are attacking the group’s religious
    freedom. It is twisted logic, to say the least. Religious
    freedom did not mean the Catholic or Anglican
    Churches were not held accountable for crimes and
    abuses committed by their priests, nuns and officials—
    albeit belatedly. Ultimately, this is not about religious
    freedom. In Australia there are no limits on what you
    can believe. But there are limits on how you can behave.
    It is called the law, and no-one is above it."


    In the name of my brother Uwe Stuckenbrock and all the many other people who were abused or even killed by this criminal organization - Thank you so very very much to all of you who have contributed to this speech.

    Much love from Germany

    Markus
     
  11. uncle sam

    uncle sam Silver Meritorious Patron

    bump ^^^^^^^^^^^
     
  12. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

  13. Anonycat

    Anonycat Crusader

  14. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    If you include the BT's who can't type, probably over a million! :D
     
  15. skollie

    skollie Silver Meritorious Patron

    Scientology inquiry rebuff a 'cop out'

    The opposition is playing hard ball.

    http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-new...y-inquiry-rebuff-a-cop-out-20091119-inqz.html
     
  16. Doom

    Doom Lurking.

    If this isn't a personal attack, I dont know what would be.

    If you knew anything about how this cycle was put together you would know that Greg was a big part of the support for carmel in this, while carmel was organising this "bombshell" along with, Aaron, Feral, Scooter, the deathridges and Tim, greg was backing this to the hilt like most of the supporters of this cycle. So to insult and bait him for not doing enough is just stupid, reckless and ignorant.

    On the face of it Greg has in the past been very vocal in telling the CofS to "handle" the Underwood situation which has been ignored for a decade (no one in OSA had the brass ones to deal with). I bet it would have been better for the CofS to take his good advice and do the right thing, But doing the right thing and fessing up was too hard back then and now its even harder to deal with(more to cover up).

    They Broke out the "Footbullets" instead.

    I am almost sure that at least one terminal in OSA ANZO and one in OSA int will get the RPF for failing to see this coming, all they had to do was use their so called powers of observation to see that cover ups don't last and the truth will see the light of day. Truth hurts only if you are trying to hide it.

    Just one more Question for OSA, If The Church of Scientology is so good why do people leave (and don't say "Crimes" we have heard that before) .
     
  17. the-ghostwhowalks

    the-ghostwhowalks Patron with Honors

    I heard the speech , I saw you guys on TV !

    Very well done - ( forgive the pun ) -What can I say ? - Its been a long time coming ! - but you CANNOT behave like the Cof S forever - Sooner or later the just desserts have to arrive - It is something that has to happen , and there is no way that decent people will let bullies and lies prevail -You were all brilliant , brave and I thank you all ! ( I am writing my letter ASAP to the PM ) It was a great pleasure to see you all once more - - best wishes, GWW. :thumbsup:
     
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2009
  18. Zhent

    Zhent Leakus Maximus

    WTF!!

    This is from an aus scientologist, obviously in reference to Xenophons's speech and the death of Paul's daughter.
    I am honestly baffled on what to make of this. Is this an enormous footbullet? Did he just admit the stuff was lethal and shouldn't be used a source of potassium?

    WUT? :confused2:
     
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2009
  19. Carmel

    Carmel Crusader

    deleted - meant to send pm, not post
     
  20. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    I guess this is the thread for media too?

    Here's the report from the ABC 7.30 Report with Kerry O'Brien last night:

    http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/