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WHITE HOUSE PETITION TO INVESTIGATE THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY

Discussion in 'News and Current Events' started by Graham Berry, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Anonymous Member

    Nope. Just a dodobird
  2. James Spader Member

    Threads are now merged.
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  3. Smurf Member

    Why would Graham Berry be a troll?
  4. Anonymous Member

    They were referring to dodobird in another thread that was meged with this one.
  5. Lulzanne Member

    There was little doubt that the Obama To Do List from back in 08 was fail, but taking a tax the cult initiative to the 2nd choice (legalize pot took first, oh well...) brought attention to the topic to everyone who looked at that list whether Govt., mainstream public or the press.

    Petitioning NASA to name their space toilet "Xenu" was never going to work either but bringing the vote count to >9000 caught Colbert's attention. He dressed up as Xenu for two days on national television bringing attention to this effort to millions of viewers.

    In two days time this petition has already caught the eye of Forbes. It's only just begun.

    Petitions can work and they can help people, whether or not they're acted upon directly.

    Lol @ dup loop. Forum accidently the whole thing and I eated it.
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  6. amaX Member

    Was talking about dodobird who started new thread...
  7. Smurf Member

    OK. I didn't know threads had been merged.
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  8. Anonymous Member

    Should have called it Elron.
  9. WagTheWog Member

    BUMPing with my previous noize:

    This petition is WIN, even if all it does is garner some media attention causing:
    • education
    • inoculation
    • enturbulation
    There will be none of the above if there aren't signatures and if the word is not spread.
    So, the answer is simple:
    • sign the petition!
    • spread the word!
    Please ping sites and ask them to write a story about this petition. Sites to contact (please add to this list):
    Also:
    Here's a link to the OP in this thread to pass around:
    http://tinyurl.com/petition-info

    For your posting pleasure: (UPDATED)


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  10. RolandRB Member

    932 votes last time I looked. If this can be broadcast around enough then the 5000 target will be met.

    Vote here: http://wh.gov/4Os
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  11. Anonymous Member

    Has Tony Ortega talked about it in the VV? I can't find anything. His publicizing it is a sure way of getting more signatures (and increased efforts by the cult to get rid of the petition, somehow).
  12. Anonymous Member

    at first I was like "another useless petition?" and then I was like...
  13. Smurf Member

    Graham Berry & Marty have become buddies. Marty is pushing for Indies & their friends to sign the petition. No, Graham's not drinking the kool aid or going to visiting Texas soon for auditing. They both agree that DM needs to go and the cult abuses have to stop.
  14. RolandRB Member

    I want DM to stay and the cult abuses to continue. But so long as they don't get any of my money.

    942 votes and rising.

    Vote here: http://wh.gov/4Os
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  15. RolandRB Member

    pooned

    I think John Travolta better make that phone call quick!
  16. Anonymous Member

    I'll sign the E.T. petition.
  17. Tangerine Member

    Nice work!
  18. RolandRB Member

    It will break the 1000 votes barrier for sure today. Probably before 6 hours from this post.

    Vote here: http://wh.gov/4Os
  19. LarryBren Member

    daBUMP
  20. subgenius Member

    I actually would have preferred the petition ask for an investigation into Co$ rather than asking for a government investigation of the government for not doing an investigation. If the petition is granted an investigation is likely to find no wrong-doing on its part and Co$ will go on its merry way.
    Anyway, signed, and as of now its nearing 1000.
  21. RolandRB Member

    It reached 1000
  22. Xenu Is Lord Member

    Things the FBI can investigate and should be.

    #1. Missing persons. (Heber Jentzsch & Shelly Miscavige)
    #2. Human Traffinging
    #3. Child Abuse. (Sexual, physical and Labor)
    #4. Conspiring against others constitutional rights.
    #5. Opening of others mail, holding passports.
    #6. Interfering with others right to vote.
    #7. Ongoing illegal use of the E Meter. (Court ruling lays out lawful use)
    #8. Property Tax evasion.
    #9. Unusual circumstances surrounding tax status. (Possibility of blackmail)

    MORE?
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  23. I think this initiative is a great idea...for Americans.
    https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions#!/how-why/frequently-asked-questions
    I'm guessing all non-American/no-community+state signatures will get thrown out, which seems to be running in excess of 20% at this point.
    Just sayin.

    GOGOGO USfags

    (not trying to be debby downer, only a realist)
  24. Anonymous Member

    No. Just, no.
  25. Graham Berry Member

    Tuesday 7 AM PST and we have just exceeded the first 1,000 signatures in 2 1/2 days. We're on a roll now guys...let's keep it growing like a snowball.
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  26. Nancy Beazley Member

    Have sent the link to about 20 of my good friends who know how despicable Co$ is and support me in my work to bring them down.

    Again, vote here: http://wh.gov/4Os
  27. Xenu Is Lord Member

    Your link is dead. You might want to copy and paste the direct page.
  28. DeathHamster Member

    The text of the link is okay, but the link itself has an embedded "[/quote" tacked on the end.

    http://wh.gov/4Os <-- Should be fine.
  29. Nancy Beazley Member

    Gotcha. Thanks, guys.
  30. greebly Member

    The man gets it thankyou even for teh lulz alone.

    tweet retweet perhaps create a # tag?

    Defo harpoon gawker
  31. I don't normally sign petitions. They are often poorly written and intended to generate publicity for an organisation rather achieve their stated objective (Sign here to Save the Whales!).
    This one however is clearly composed by a lawyer and is focussed on pointing out a failure that can be corrected by the recipient. We want Washington to tell the Federal Authorities to get off their butts.
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  32. xenubarb Member

    3923 to go.

    Despite whine, I signed up and put my john Hancock thar.
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  33. EyeOnSci Member

    Likewise.
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  34. Graham Berry Member

    Congratulations to everyone. We have just topped the 1,100 mark in 2 ½ days. This morning we have done 100 signatures in about five hours so the rate is increasing exponentially with the number of sign ups. Soon it will be time to add more layers of PR and communication of submissions before (if necessary) moving over to House and Senate Committees such as Justice and maybe Foreign Relations, Finance, Ways & Means. IMHO we have all made a great start and Marty’s active support has been a major contribution. If Tony Ortega would do a piece on it that would give it another big boost.
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  35. Exponential Member

    Well composed, signed.
  36. I signed! (Spotted an 'aaron s' who did so recently, too. Good on ya, mate!)
  37. anonamus Member

    BUMP at 1,152 signs. Not bad, but we can do better!
    Sign it fags at http://wh.gov/4Os :)
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  38. greebly Member

    Only need 1 signature per 6mins now - 10 per hour.
  39. WagTheWog Member

    .

    Where have lings, info and stories about this been posted so far?
    I'm just curious what is helping to drive this effort.

    See also: Post #129 ITT
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  40. ObamAnon Member


    I sent the link to a local human rights group, and it is on their front page (for how long?) , also sent the link to the radio station in Ingleside-on-the-Bay that unwittingly aired those Squirrel Buster spots, I guess it cant hurt... ... trying to think of more places to poon...

    We are at 1,204
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