Surviving Scientology Episode 38 with Mike Rinder

Mike Rinder voices new anecdotes and looks ahead to 2016.
It was interesting to digest the concept in law of “Libel proof.” Their reputation is so bad, that they can’t be libeled.
It would be like ISIS complaining that we were disparaging them.
Mike Rinder rarely talks about the assault and battery. In this video he shares with us body assault while on the phone with Tom Tobin and Joe Childs of the Tampa bay Times.

Surviving Scientology Episode 27 with Mike Rinder

Mike Rinder looks back on the Church of Scientology in 2014 and looks ahead to 2015. Topics includes the Church’s serious legal problems in France and with Narconon.
For example using Super Bowl for a PR image but in Reality, using freebies on Craig’s list for solicitation into the Cult.
In this interview, Jeffrey Augustine mentions that Narconon brings in about $100,0000,000 per year for the Church of Scientology. The IRS 990’s showing ~$63,000,000 in Narconon gross receipts are posted here at the Scientology Money Project.

Surviving Scientology Episode 25 with Mike Rinder

Mike Rinder discusses current affairs, including the incident in which Marty Rathbun was accosted by senior Church of Scientology officials at LAX. Also discussed: The consolidation of LA Org, the decline of activity at Flag, and the Ideal Orgs. Taken altogether, the indicators show a Church in crisis under the management of David Miscavige.

Surviving Scientology Episode 18 with Mike Rinder

Mike Rinder discusses the Scientology PR flack Sylvia Stanard’s recent speech about Scientology at the Chataqua religious conclave. Stanard lied about Xenu, Disconnection, and other matters of substance. Stanard was evasive and refused to honestly answer questions. Mike Rinder makes the point that no Church of Scientology spokesperson can tell the truth — and Rinder knows as he was the International Spokesman for the Church of Scientology for over twenty years.

Mike Rinder makes the point that all the Church of Scientology can do is to evade, duck, and deflect the hard questions and does so by focusing on its real estate portfolio as proof of its expansion. “If Scientology were really that bad would we be purchasing and opening all of these new Ideal Orgs?”

Surviving Scientology Radio Episode 1 with Mike Rinder

April 15, 2014: Mike Rinder Interview with your host Jeffrey Augustine

Program Summary:

Mike Rinder and Jeffrey Augustine discuss Jillian Schlesinger, the recently leaked Church of Scientology 990-T tax filings with the IRS, and the disaster created by the Church of Scientology in South Africa.

Jillian Schlesinger recently escaped from the notorious Church of Scientology slave labor force known as the Sea Org. Within three weeks of her escape, Jillian made of series of YouTube videos with Karen de la Carriere. These videos and Jillian’s story went viral. The Church’s Office of Special Affairs engaged in Fair Game against Karen de la Carriere and Jeffrey Augustine following the release of these videos. Mike Rinder comments on why he thinks the Jillian Schlesinger videos represent such a threat to Church of Scientology.

Jeffrey Augustine recently located and released Church of Scientology IRS 990-T filings wherein the Church declared a book value of $1.5 billion for just three of its entities: Church of Scientology International, Church of Spiritual Technology, and Flag Service Organization.

Mike Rinder describes the dramatic meltdown of the Church of Scientology in South Africa.