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Dani Lemberger, who led a breakaway Israel mission, sues Scientology for libel and fraud...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sat, 11/08/2014 - 16:46

We just spoke with Dani Lemberger, who let us know that he’s filed suit against the Church of Scientology in Tel Aviv.

“We’ve been working hard at it the last two years,” Dani told us by telephone from Haifa. “It wasn’t easy. It took time to find the right lawyer.”

Dani and his wife Tami are suing Scientology for 3 million shekels, about $820,000.

Effects of Climate Change "Irreversible," U.N. Panel Warns in Report

Submitted by adminx on Sun, 11/02/2014 - 10:41

The Washington Post November 2, 2014 by Joby Warrick and Chris Mooney

The Earth is locked on an “irreversible” course of climatic disruption from the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and the impacts will only worsen unless nations agree to dramatic cuts in pollution, an international panel of climate scientists warned Sunday.

$13.5M AWARD IN JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES MOLESTATION CASE...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:57
The Jehovah's Witnesses were ordered to pay $13.5 million to a Southern California man who said he was molested as a child by a church member.

THE SCIENTOLOGY INQUISITION...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:45

Mark "Marty" Rathbun's Place

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MARK HAYES: PLAYING MIND GAMES IN LA WITH SCIENTOLOGISTS...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:00

My two roommates were Scientologists. I worried I’d be converted says Mark Hayes

WHEN I first arrived in L.A., I lived with two Scientologists, girls, both models. Extremely good-looking. Who cares if the rent was out of my budget and they smoked indoors, it was a no-brainer.

I assumed I would slowly be brainwashed into joining them. So I waited and waited.

SOUTHERN EVANGELICALS: DWINDLING—AND TAKING THE GOP EDGE WITH THEM...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:27

Why are Democrats keeping it close in five key Senate races? Look at changing demographics.

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