Tom Cruise, Scientology Under Investigation For Human Trafficking

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    Report: Tom Cruise, Scientology Under Investigation for Human Trafficking, Free Labor | PopEater.com

    The article in the New Yorker is long (26 pages) but if you'd like to read it, here's the link:

    Paul Haggis Vs. the Church of Scientology : The New Yorker

    If this investigation yields charges against Cruise, I hope he gets LWOP.
     
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    At best, Scientology is a cult. I know it has a lot of followers, but when you get into some of the practices the church has (such as child birth practices) you're dealing with something that has way too much power over your life - beyond your spiritual beliefs.

    Their beliefs about psychiatry and quackery should flash a great big clue. If someone were to seek the counsel of a psychiatrist they quite possibly would disengage themselves from the church. Been there, done that - though not with Scientology.
     
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    I can hear Psycho Tom's Jew Lawyer squining ( screaming/whining) for a lawsuit this morning.
    Ya didn't think the sawed off idiot was going to get a Scientologist lawyer didja ?
    Sheeeesh.
     
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    My son and I visited the Scietology center in Amsterdam.


    He was curious about it, so why not, I thought.

    It had a cult like feel like many churches have, actually.

    Seemed like a load of hooey to me.

    Did to him, too.
     
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    God save me from your followers....
     
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    jckryan So, this is purgatory?

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    Is that why I've seen these Scientology TV commercials popping-up lately?
     
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    How very like Maddie to convict someone without waiting for actual evidence. Apparently, all we need to know is what the media run.... that's sufficient to sentence someone to LWOP.
     
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    Have you really? That is bizarre. What part of the country are you in, jckryan?
     
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    jckryan So, this is purgatory?

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    Los Angeles, California in the U.S. of A. They've been airing usually in the 7am-8am time slot . . . when NBC's Today Show airs. Nothing about the thread you posted. They go on about marriage, family, happiness, etc.. was'nt really paying attention (usually running about getting ready for work).
     
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    The Church of Scientology has a lot of money. Just like the Vatican.
     

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