Archive Message - 1995
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From braintree!news.sprintlink.net!nntp.earthlink.net!fsanf.earthlink.net!user Tue Oct 10 09:59:57 1995 Path: braintree!news.sprintlink.net!nntp.earthlink.net!fsanf.earthlink.net!user From: frank@w3-design.com (Frank San Filippo) Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology Subject: Toronto Globe and Mail, January 25, 1980 Date: Sat, 07 Oct 1995 12:06:04 -0700 Organization: w3-design Lines: 22 Message-ID: <frank-0710951206040001@fsanf.earthlink.net> References: <henriDFxuDH.uE@netcom.com> <noodleDFy6p0.Hwo@netcom.com> <812853142snz@sidaway.demon.co.uk> <453jb0$p26@Starbase.NeoSoft.COM> <qumd9ca730q.fsf@cyclone.Stanford.EDU> <45476r$bpq@nuno.bose.com> <454ack$1ssc@news.gate.net> NNTP-Posting-Host: fsanf.earthlink.net In article <454ack$1ssc@news.gate.net>, shipbrk@gate.net (Jeff Lee) wrote: <snip> > They're getting desperate. Why do you think they attacked Henry -- one > of the more vocal and well respected critics on this newsgroup -- in the > first place? It is a measure of his effectiveness that they have acted > against him in this fashion. <snap> I have a hunch that someone at OSA simply needed to get upstat REAL FAST. So they took on a fairly high-profile guy without the resources of, say, a FactNet, and without the vested interest of a Dennis Ehrlich in sticking around. Someone they could intimidate into silence, just to show a "win." Otherwise, why go after Henry? His invective was sometimes even offensive to me, but he was no real threat to the cult that I could see. I'm afraid they'll go after a real threat next, someone like Diane (note the lame DA'ing by Judy "A few bricks" Short). Diane has those eerie powers of actually being able to look up facts to refute cult claims. This frightens and confuses clams.

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