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  1. Sec Checks Are Not Religious Services, so Not Charitable Donations

    Quote Originally Posted by JustSheila View Post
    It occurred to me that the Church of Scientology first started using the "I'm not Auditing You" statement before a security check after a few lawsuits going around with the IRS.

    That stretched pretty far back, around '76, I think, maybe a little earlier.

    It started over that raid on Big Blue by the FDA over the emeters because L Ron Hubbard had claimed that with the use of these miracle machines that only HE had patents to use, one could cure people of cancer,
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  2. NPR Article: Can A Television Network Be A Church? The IRS Says Yes

    Quote Originally Posted by tetloj View Post
    My first thread!

    Ms B Haven on the bunker posted a comment about this which has received little ensuing discussion.

    http://www.npr.org/2014/04/01/282496...e-irs-says-yes


    This thread could possibly be titled - why we shouldn't expect the IRS to act any time soon.

    Or, we could be more optimistic and think of this as another step towards greater scrutiny of the tax exempt sector (if public outrage
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  3. Sitting on the Fence



    Actually I don't believe that many people "sit on the fence".


    Yes there are some that choose to be spectators most of their lives, or those who forever cannot make up their mind about something, but I think many people put people, places, things, and ideas on "the back burner" because they don't have enough information, there hasn't been enough found out about something yet. Or they don't completely believe the way that something is presented.
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    Updated 1st April 2014 at 12:43 PM by Isme

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  4. Short Thoughts


    INTELLIGENCE
    Being smart is not the same as having wisdom.

    Intelligence isn't enough, there is intelligence which is what and how much you know, and there there is aptitude which is how well you can use what you know.

    WIKIPEDIA
    Wikipedia is not evil. Words are not evil, intent is. When using Wikipedia all one has to do is open the links embedded in the document, and then read the References and External Links at the bottom. Additionally use key words
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    Updated 17th April 2014 at 07:43 PM by Isme

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  5. New Tax Documents Expose Finances Behind The Church Of Scientology

    Quote Originally Posted by degraded being View Post
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    http://www.businessinsider.com/finan...ntology-2014-3

    New Tax Documents Expose Finances Behind The Church Of Scientology
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