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Fascinating investigative journalism:
https://projects.tampabay.com/projects/ ... al-estate/
THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY and companies run by its members spent $103 million over the past three years buying up vast sections of downtown Clearwater.
They now own most commercial property on every block within walking distance of the waterfront, putting the secretive church firmly in control of the area’s future.
Most of the sales have not previously been reported. The Tampa Bay Times discovered them by reviewing more than 1,000 deeds and business records, then interviewed more than 90 people to reconstruct the circumstances surrounding the transactions.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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So? Just because they started as a school of quack psychiatry doesn't mean they aren't a real religion.
Oral Roberts University and Tulsa.
The Watchtower and Brooklyn Heights.
The Latter Day Saints and Salt Lake City.
New York University and Greenwich Village (it is so
The Vatican and Rome.
The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.
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