Louis Farrakhan

Ralph Reed, the Faith & Freedom Coalition, and Scientology

II Corinthians 6:14-17: “Don’t team up with those who are unbelievers. How can righteousness be a partner with wickedness? How can light live with darkness? What harmony can there be between Christ and the devil? How can a believer be a partner with an unbeliever?

Scientologists Joy Villa and Stacy Francis appeared this week at Ralph Reed’s Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to a Majority” event in Washington D.C. The event featured keynote speaker Vice President Mike Pence; several US Senators and Congresspeople; and other Christian Evangelical luminaries including Kellyanne Conway.

This creates quite a tangled mess for Ralph Reed as the anti-Semitic Nation of Islam is a part of the Church of Scientology whereas the Faith and Freedom Coalition are staunch supporters of Israel and the Jewish people, this as shown by Faith and Freedom’s tweets:


The next headache this creates for Ralph Reed is that Joy Villa is pro-LGBTQ whereas the Faith and Freedom Coalition oppose both gay marriage and special protections for LGBTQ people. For Reed and his followers there is no escaping what is written in the books of Leviticus, Romans, I Corinthians, and Timothy — not to mention Yahweh’s wholesale destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.

The third problem for Ralph Reed is that a person cannot be both a Christian and a Scientologist. Reed knows theology and scripture from his decades of fighting in the trenches of the Culture War. Why did he allow Scientologists pretending to be Christians into his 2018 Road to Majority event? Who on Reed’s staff approved the appearances of Stacy Francis and Joy Villa?

SCIENTOLOGY’S CONTINUING INFILTRATION OF EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN CIRCLES

For Scientologists Joy Villa and Stacy Francis to appear clearly shows a continuing operation on the part of the Church of Scientology to inject itself into American Christian Evangelical political circles at the highest levels. From my perspective, this is being done in a frantic bid to “safepoint” Scientology and its tax exemption.

The lie Scientology has to repeatedly tell to to get its people into Evangelical political circles is that one can be both a Scientologist and a Christian. Alternately, Scientology will downplay the matter and claim that Scientology is merely a set of self-help tools. However, as we showed in an earlier article, Scientology insists that it not only a religion, but in fact has long promoted itself as the fastest growing religion in the world.


Scientologist Joy Villa has been active in Evangelical Christian circles by promoting the lies that Scientology is a set of self-help tools and that Scientologists can also be Christians. We present the evidence of why these are lies in our previous articles:

Why You Can’t be a Christian and a Scientologist

Scientology’s Secret Teachings about Jesus Christ

In this article we seek to be the Watchman on the Wall and warn Ralph Reed and his followers of the dangerous quicksand into which they are sliding by getting involved in any way whatsoever with the Satanic Church of Scientology. Joy Villa has fooled other trusting Christians.

SCIENTOLOGY’S LOBBYIST GREG MITCHELL

We begin by identifying Scientology’s long-time D.C. lobbyist Greg Mitchell. President Trump has called for criminal justice reform. Ralph Reed’s Faith and Freedom Foundation supports Trump’s efforts on criminal justice reform. Unsurprisingly, Mitchell was quick to jump on the bandwagon. This got Mitchell a White House invite as Holly Harris tweeted and Mitchell retweeted:

The Church of Scientology has long been a bottom-feeder in interfaith groups. Greg Mitchell works through a front group called the International Religious Freedom Roundtable (IRF). Mitchell also injects Scientology into secular activities such as Trump’s call for criminal justice reform. The likely play for Scientology and Mitchell here is to get government funding for Criminon programs under the aegis of criminal justice reform. Scientology is notorious for trying to suck on the government teat as it has done with its L. Ron Hubbard-based study tech and Narconon programs. This works until Scientology is exposed as the group behind study tech and Narconon and then funding is cut.

JOY VILLA’S RIDICULOUS 2017 TWEET

In 2017 Scientologist Joy Villa made a ridiculous tweet in which she claimed she and her “political adviser” Greg Mitchell had a meeting that turned into a prayer session. Villa noted that people came up and began prophesying and laying their hands on both herself and Mitchell. This preposterous tale of a breakfast meeting turning into an ecstatic prayer session in which the Holy Ghost descended from on high is made more amusing by the fact that, at the time, Joy Villa was contemplating a run for the US Congress. We are lead to ask if the saints of God prophesying over Villa and Mitchell prophetically informed them that Villa’s Congressional aspirations would be an abysmal failure that ended with her selling Joy Villa singing pens.


SCIENTOLOGY’S LUIS GONZALEZ

Luis Gonzalez is the “Humanitarian Programs Director” at the Church of Scientology International (CSI) and is involved in the Cult’s interfaith efforts as well. Luis Gonzalez’s LinkedIn page. Google “Luis Gonzalez Scientology” and can see the extent of Gonzalez’s involvement. Of interest on Gonzalez’s LinkedIn page is this:

As the Humanitarian Programs Director, I am responsible for providing support to our secular education programs that effectively curb drug abuse, instill tolerance, raise awareness of human rights and uplift morality across whole populations.

Here we have Luis Gonzalez admitting that Scientology’s secular groups are actually supported by the Church. This is key data point to keep in the dossier.

SCIENTOLOGIST SHERRY VAN HOOTEGEM

A tweet sent out by Ralph Reed after the 2017 Road to Majority event was responded to by Scientologist Sherry Van Hootegem on behalf of the Greg Mitchell Group. Thus we see Greg Mitchell and his fellow Scientologists courting Ralph Reed and the Faith and Freedom Coalition in 2017. Last week Joy Villa and Stacy Francis appeared at Reed’s 2018 event. What did Scientology or  Mitchell (or perhaps even Reed?) do to get Villa and Francis appearances at the 2018 event?

WHY IS RALPH REED INVOLVED — VIA SCIENTOLOGY — WITH THE NATION OF ISLAM?

The anti-Semitic Nation of Islam is, for all intents and purposes, now a part of the Church of Scientology. NOI members have gone “Clear” in Scientology and many are now moving up and onto Scientology’s OT levels.

In his recent Savior’s Day Speech, Farrakhan attacked Jews and white people. Over against this, Rabbi Heir and the Simon Wiesenthal Center gave Scientologist Tom Cruise its Humanitarian award in 2011. The Church of Scientology is clearly exploiting as many groups as possible as we see in this juxtaposition of images:

Scientologist Louis Farrakhan denounces Jews and white people. Tom Cruise receives a humanitarian award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center. The Scientology Cult works both sides of the spectrum: Anti-Semitism and Pro-Israel. Scientology is using its own “Third Party Law” to simultaneously pander to, and polarize, the anti-Semitic and Pro-Israel camps. This is as hypocritical and two-faced as it gets. But this is what Scientology is all about: Be all things to all people in order to advance Scientology’s own interests.

THE NATION OF ISLAM, SCIENTOLOGY, AND HOMOPHOBIA

In this next juxtaposition of images we see the Nation of Islam attacking the “Homosexual Conspiracy” even as Scientologist Joy Villa celebrates the LGBTQ Pride Month. Again, this is Scientology speaking out of all sides of its mouth. This is what Ralph Reed and the Faith and Freedom Coalition have become a party to by association with Joy Villa, Stacy Francis, Scientology and the Nation of Islam:

Joy Villa has not denounced the homophobia of her fellow Scientologists in the Nation of Islam nor can she do so. David Miscavige and Scientology are playing to both the homophobic Evangelical community and the LGBTQ community.

While Scientologist Joy Villa celebrates LGBTQ Pride, Ralph Reed and Faith and Freedom Coalition condemn the LGBTQ community and gay marriage based upon unequivocal Biblical doctrine that condemns homosexuality. That Joy Villa claims to be pro-LGBTQ when the Bible clearly condemns LGBTQ people shows Villa is not a real Christian and, in fact, is a heretic in this regards. The books of Leviticus and Hebrews state the Judeo-Christian doctrines on LGTBQ matters in unequivocal terms.

Ralph Reed and Faith and Freedom Coalition oppose gay marriage. As Yahoo reported:

Despite national polling showing that support for legal same-sex marriage is growing, Reed said, activists who favor same-sex marriage rights have struggled to overturn longstanding marriage laws through the ballot box. He told the group that supporters of same-sex marriage don’t seek voter initiatives because they believe they will have more success in the courts.

“They have to do this by judicial fiat,” Reed said.

L. RON HUBBARD’S CONDEMNATION OF LGTBQ PERSONS

In terms of the depth of Joy Villa’s lies, L. Ron Hubbard condemned homosexuals. Hubbard wrote in Dianetics:

The sexual pervert (and by this term dianetics, to be brief, includes any and all forms of deviation in Dynamic II such as homosexuality, lesbianism, sexual sadism, etc. and all down the catalogue of Ellis and Krafft-Ebing) is actually quite ill physically. Perversion as an illness has so many manifestations that it must be spread through the entire gamut of classes from (1) to (5) above. Over-development of sexual organs, underdevelopment, seminal inhibition or magnification, etc. are found some in one pervert, some in another. And the sum of it is that the pervert is always a very ill person in one way or another, whether he is conscious of it or not. He is very far from culpable for his condition, but he is also so far from normal and so extremely dangerous to society that the tolerance of perversion is as thoroughly bad for society as punishment for it. Lacking proper means prior to this time, society has been caught between tolerance and punishment, and the problem of perversion has, of course, not been resolved.

The Krafft-Ebing catalogue to which Hubbard referred was created by the German psychiatrist Richard Freiherr von Krafft Ebing and was published in his 1886 work Psychopathia Sexualis. The book catalogued what Krafft Ebing called “sexual psychopathologies” in which he, for example, horrifically conflated homosexuality with what he called sexual lust-murder.

Hubbard’s denunciation of LGBTQ persons gets even stranger when we consider that Hubbard cited the German psychiatrist Krafft Ebing as his authority. Hubbard hated psychiatrists with a vengeance and this became institutionalized in Scientology’s declared mission to destroy psychiatry. Nevertheless, early in the Dianetics movement when Hubbard was trying to appear scientific and academic he hypocritically embraced Freud, Krafft Ebing, and other psychiatrists.

Joy Villa disregards both the Bible and L. Ron Hubbard in her embrace of the LGTBQ community. True to Scientology form, Villa is speaking out of all sides of her mouth in her attempt to be all things to all people. Moreover, Villa has to overlook the anti-Semitism and homophobia of her fellow Scientologists in the Nation of Islam. The Miami Herald’s Leonard Pitts Jr. recently reported on Scientologist and Nation of Islam leader Mr. Farrakhan blaming the Jews for promoting lesbianism and homosexuality:

The leader of the Nation of Islam has, for years, been a toxic fount of anti-Semitic and homophobic rhetoric. “These false Jews,” he preached in 2006, “promote the filth of Hollywood that is seeding the American people and the people of the world and bringing you down in moral strength. …It’s the wicked Jews, the false Jews, that are promoting lesbianism, homosexuality. It’s the wicked Jews, false Jews, that make it a crime for you to preach the word of God, then they call you homophobic!”

Scientologists Stacy Francis, Alfreddie Johnson, and Louis Farrakhan.

Mr. Farrakhan speaking at the 2018 Savior’s Day event:

“Jews were responsible for all of this filth and degenerate behavior that Hollywood is putting out, turning men into women and women into men…. White folks are going down. And Satan is going down. And Farrakhan, by God’s grace, has pulled a cover off of that Satanic Jew, and I’m here to say your time is up, your world is through.  You good Jews better separate because the satanic ones will take you to hell with them because that’s where they are headed.”

Farrakhan couldn’t give it a rest and had to belabor the point in graphic terms:

Do you know that many of us who go to Hollywood seeking a chance have to submit to anal sex and all kind [sic] of debauchery [before] they give you a little part? It’s called the casting couch. See, that’s Jewish power.

Inasmuch as Ralph Reed allowed Scientologists Stacy Francis and Joy Villa to promote themselves — and by extension Scientology and the Nation of Islam — Reed has given his consent for both himself and his Faith and Freedom Coalition to become tools of the Church of Scientology of the Nation of Islam. This bears further investigation as to how this was allowed to happen.

To add a typically surreal Scientology ending to this matter, here is a video of Stacy Francis (who dined with her fellow Scientologist the anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan) singing for Scientologist Tom Cruise (who received an humanitarian award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center):

Scientologist Louis Farrakhan & Former President Obama

In an article entitled The Photo That Never Saw The Light of Day: Obama With Farrakhan In 2005, Talking Points Memo wrote:

A journalist announced last week that he will publish a photograph of then-Illinois Sen. Barack Obama (D) and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan that he took in 2005 at a Congressional Black Caucus meeting, but did not make public because he believed it would have “made a difference” to Obama’s political future.

The photographer, Askia Muhammad, told the Trice Edney News Wire that he “gave the picture up at the time and basically swore secrecy.”

“But after the nomination was secured and all the way up until the inauguration; then for eight years after he was President, it was kept under cover,” Muhammad said.

Asked whether he thought the photo’s release would have affected Obama’s presidential campaign, Muhammad said, “I insist. It absolutely would have made a difference.”

I respectfully do not agree with Askia Muhammad’s assessment of the photo’s potential impact for two reasons. First, Senator and Mrs. Obama were tremendously popular with the American electorate and the media. Senator Obama was clearly in an historical trajectory that would see him become America’s first Black President. Second, the GOP and the right wing media tried to smear Senator Obama by associating him with the controversial Pastor Jeremiah Wright. This tactic failed. America was voting for a President. The election was not a referendum on Pastor Jeremiah Wright and, I believe, also would not have been become a referendum on Louis Farrakhan. The GOP’s attacks on Pastor Wright missed this distinction.

This 2005 photo also raises an additional question. Mr. Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam allied themselves with the Church of Scientology many years ago. However, there is no known photo in which Scientology leader David Miscavige and Louis Farrakhan appear together.

To the best of my knowledge, David Miscavige and Louis Farrakhan have never even made a joint public appearance together.

Why is this?

Does Mr. Farrakhan not wish to be seen with David Miscavige?

Or does Mr. Miscavige not wish to be seen with Louis Farrakhan?

Or do the two have a gentlemen’s agreement to not upstage one another by appearing together? I ask because Minister Tony Muhammad, the Western Regional Representative of the Nation of Islam, was awarded Scientology’s highest honor, the Freedom Medal, in 2017. By the logic of Scientology and commonsense itself, Louis Farrakhan should have received Scientology’s Freedom Medal for his having led the Nation of Islam into Scientology. This omission on David Miscavige’s part is most curious and suggests that a behind the scenes decision was made to award the Freedom Medal to Mr. Tony Muhammad rather than Mr. Farrakhan.

I must disclose my bias in this matter: I personally believe that Mr. Farrakhan would suffer a loss of prestige by appearing in a photograph or on a dais anywhere with David Miscavige. Alternately, David Miscavige would benefit by being seen with Mr. Farrakhan. The best David Miscavige can do, or has ever done, is to appear with minor officials, disgraced former LA Sheriff Lee Baca, or certain LAPD cops who are in Scientology’s pocket.

Mr. Farrakhan on L. Ron Hubbard and Scientology in 2012:

Fast forward to 1:48 as Mr. Farrakhan explains Scientology auditing:

Prager University Spokesperson & Scientologist Joy Villa Calls the Nation of Islam Ignorant & Ungrateful


Prager University has appointed Scientologist Joy Villa to be its latest spokesperson. Joy Villa also serves as a salesperson for Scientology’s e-meters.

In a Prager University YouTube video, Joy Villa attacks those who take the knee during the US national anthem as ignorant and ungrateful:


Joy Villa speaking in the Prager University video:

In America, where you are free to sit or stand during the national anthem, sitting when you should be standing is more a statement about you than about America.

You come off, frankly, as ignorant and ungrateful: ignorant about a country that works to correct its faults, and ungrateful for the opportunity and freedom that it offers all its citizens.

For that, I’m standing.

I’m Joy Villa for Prager University.

In 2016, Scientologist and Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan stated that the Nation was 100% behind Colin Kaepernick’s taking a knee for the national anthem:

For Joy Villa and Prager University to insult Mr. Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, or anyone else for that matter, as being “ignorant” and “ungrateful” on their right to take a knee during the national anthem is hateful and bigoted. However, it is hardly surprising as Joy Villa is a hypocrite and an opportunist who has suddenly reinvented herself as a devout Republican. She will say whatever Dennis Prager and her new Republican friends want her to say.

As Vinnie James discovered and announced to his Twitter following, Joy Villa purged her Twitter account of all mentions of Scientology after she realized that the horrednous reputation of Scientology could be a problem amongst her newfound ultraconservative Republican friends.

What is very telling is that Joy Villa has pictures on her Twitter feed from her dominatrix days whereas she has scrubbed every mention of Scientology:


Joy Villa is a Scientologist and she is lying about it. She preaches Jesus on Twitter while she sells Scientology e-meters and promotes Scientology in Scientology’s magazines.

Bottom line: Christianity and Scientology are antithetical. Joy Villa knows this and yet she lies about it. However, as Christianity sells well to Republicans then Joy Villa will be a Christian if that is what her new audience wants to hear. What her new audience also wants to hear is that only ignorant ingrates would refuse to stand during the national anthem.

My position on the national anthem at sporting events is simple: Professional sports is a for-profit commercial enterprise. Why should any business require its customers and employees to stand for the national anthem? Is this even legal? When you buy a car, go shopping, or take a commercial flight on an airplane you are not required to stand for the national anthem. In my view, professional sports should discontinue the use of the national anthem at the beginning of the games. The same applies to NASCAR and all other professional sports.

Professional sports teams and their leagues are money-making businesses that are like any other business: They work to make the maximum amount of money and pay the minimum amount in taxes. This is why food, drink, and parking is so damned overpriced at sporting events. The NFL charges top dollar for its licensed merchandise. So what does the NFL’s profitability have to do with the national anthem? Nothing at all. The national anthem is just NFL marketing and positioning. If the playing of the national anthem at all professional sports events stopped tomorrow, and I wish it would, professional sports would go on making money.

The NFL has stupidly allowed its games to become a litmus test for patriotism. In doing so, it’s income has tanked and it is facing a potentially disastrous lawsuit from Colin Kaepernick.
Scientologist Joy Villa has now obnoxiously jumped into the fray courtesy of Dennis Prager and Prager University.

Wiki on Dennis Prager:

According to NPR, Prager “often targets multiculturalism, Muslims and LGBTQ people.” Prager’s “inflammatory views and past statements about gays, liberals and others” have stirred controversy.

Prager opposes same-sex marriage. He has suggested that same-sex marriage will lead to polygamy and incest In 2014, he claimed that the “heterosexual AIDS” crisis was something “entirely manufactured by the Left.”

Prager endorsed Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election… Friedersdorf noted that Prager had in 2011 said that Trump’s profanity “render[ed] him unfit to be a presidential candidate, let alone president”; that he could not “trust the integrity or conscience of a man or woman who publicly humiliates his or her spouse” through adultery; that those who lie to besmirch the names of others cannot be trusted; and that “any human being with a functioning conscience or a decent heart loathes torture”.

In 2015, Prager headlined the title of one of his columns about the Iran nuclear agreement, “1938 and 2015: Only the Names Are Different”, implying that Obama was the equivalent of Neville Chamberlain whose Munich Agreement with Hitler is widely regarded as a failed act of appeasement toward Nazi Germany.

Attn David Miscavige: Scientologist Louis Farrakhan Calls for the Murder of Police Officers

In a shocking  YouTube video, Scientologist and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan calls for black people to rise up and kill white police officers as retribution for the black people who have been killed by police officers:

EDIT: WHY DID THE NATION OF ISLAM TAKE DOWN THIS YOUTUBE VIDEO?

Scientology has done no good for Farrakhan. Scientology’s self-proclaimed “Tech” has not given Farrakhan any solutions beyond calling for the murder of cops.

Scientology claims to be about creating “a world without war, crime, or insanity” and yet Farrakhan calls for murdering police officers.

Legally speaking, David Miscavige needs to act in his claimed capacity as COB RTC:

A. Declare Louis Farrakhan a Suppressive Person and expel him from Scientology.

and,

B. Revoke all Scientology licenses issued the Nation of Islam for cause: Farrakhan’s call for NOI to create a cop-killing culture.


Miscavige’s failure over the past several years to handle Louis Farrakhan proves Miscavige’s utter failure to carry out his mandated duties. It is well worth noting that even the controversial Alex Jones felt compelled to publicly comment on Farrakhan’s violent rants:


During Farrakhan’s very public embrace of Scientology and L. Ron Hubbard in 2012, Farrakhan ordered all Nation of Islam men to do Dianetics courses as a precondition of rising within Nation of Islam leadership:

Now Farrakhan is calling for an army of 10,000 soldiers who prefer to death to persecution to rise up.

By not declaring Farrakhan and revoking CSI’s licenses to Nation of Islam, David Miscavige is allowing the Church of Scientology International to sanction and condone Farrakhan’s conduct. The call for murder from such a high-profile Scientologist as Louis Farrakhan is very disturbing and surely cannot go unanswered by David Miscavige.

Of course, we can expect Tom Cruise to remain silent on this matter. Tom Cruise is deaf, dumb, and blind when it comes to Scientology. Cruise cannot hear, speak, or see Scientology’s evils. Tom Cruise’s silence and his moral capitulation to Scientology evils is a fait accompli and is to Cruise’s disgrace. He alone bears the stigma of his own capitulation to evil.

The Church of Scientology is deranged.