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bluesteel
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1/15/2011 6:07:51 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
um, how is this recognized as a real (tax exempt) religion in the US?

Saw the recent Wikileaks release of their secret Church documents and this made me mad all over again.
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HatedeatH
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1/15/2011 6:15:08 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
In some countries it's not even recognized as a real religion. Everywhere else should catch on.
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CosmicAlfonzo
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1/15/2011 7:12:35 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Tax...the....churches....

Tax the businesses run by the churches
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1/15/2011 7:40:51 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Didn't I make a thread on Scientology . . . ?
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bluesteel
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1/15/2011 8:56:38 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 1/15/2011 7:40:51 PM, SuperRobotWars wrote:
Didn't I make a thread on Scientology . . . ?

This one will be better - because I made it.
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SuperRobotWars
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1/15/2011 8:59:31 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 1/15/2011 8:56:38 PM, bluesteel wrote:
At 1/15/2011 7:40:51 PM, SuperRobotWars wrote:
Didn't I make a thread on Scientology . . . ?

This one will be better - because I made it.

Good point . . . TAKE DOWN HUBBARD ! ! !
Minister Of Trolling
: At 12/6/2011 2:21:41 PM, badger wrote:
: ugly people should beat beautiful people ugly. simple! you'd be killing two birds with the one stone... women like violent men and you're making yourself more attractive, relatively. i met a blonde dude who was prettier than me not so long ago. he's not so pretty now! ha!
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: ...and well, he wasn't really prettier than me. he just had nice hair.
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1/16/2011 1:44:19 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 1/15/2011 6:07:51 PM, bluesteel wrote:
um, how is this recognized as a real (tax exempt) religion in the US?

Saw the recent Wikileaks release of their secret Church documents and this made me mad all over again.:

Scientology is nothing more than a criminal enterprise and a cult. Sounds like most other religions, therefore they get tax exempt status.
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CosmicAlfonzo
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1/16/2011 1:46:32 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Ths is now a topic about how religions shouldn't have tax exempt status in the U.S.
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bluesteel
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1/16/2011 1:54:24 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
How does the Church of Scientology get away with paying people way less than minimum wage.
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Cerebral_Narcissist
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1/16/2011 1:59:10 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Tax busineses, exempt charities.

Church 1: We sell Jesus Cake.
Government: I'll a slice of that bitches.
Church 1: Oh noes!!!!111

Church 2: People give us money so that we can give sweets to blind leper orphan kids with AIDS.
Government: Wait, do the sweets have AIDS or the kids?
Church 2: The kids.
Government: Well I guess thats a legal charity, I'll let you off this time you little scamp!
Church 2: Yay!

It is a simple system.
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