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    Mike Rinder on “Fair Game”

    “It became misinterpreted. And what it said was that if someone has left the Church of Scientology or if someone is directly attacking the Church of Scientology, that person no longer has recourse to the internal ethics and justice procedures within the Church.  


    A Re-definition of the Word “Friend”?

    Mike Rinder insists that he and Marty Rathburn have been “friends for decades.” How does one become such deep “friends” with the only person who ever tried to kill you? Marty Rathburn is the only person that Mike told me he hated.Here’s what I know...


    A Warning to Those Connected with Mike Rinder

    An analysis of Mike Rinder: In retrospect of the last 38 years and Mike’s despicable actions of late, I realized that the Mike Rinder today is actually how Mike always has been. I may have been blind to it when it was all happening, but I, of anyone…


    He Sold Out His Own Parents

    We have never done anything to Mike to make his life harder to live. Quite the contrary — We gave him unconditional love and support for over 50 years. Could Mike even imagine what his father would say if he were alive? After all we have fought for…


    Mike Rinder & Christie Collbran’s Kids — The Saddest Part of the Story

    I have been more than curious for a long time as to what Christie Collbran sees in my father, Mike Rinder, that would make her throw away her entire life, as well as her son’s and future child’s lives. I am only a year younger than Christie so I have…


    Mike Rinder Couldn’t Love, Even on Christmas

    I used to try to think of the best present I could give my dad at Christmas that would really mean something to him, not just another tie or shirt. I put a lot of create into getting him something special as I wanted to make him happy. All I wanted in return was a smile or a hug of thanks.


    Mike Rinder Doesn’t Care About Anyone

    I am giving the details about the destructive behavior my father (Mike Rinder) displayed towards my mother (Catherine Rinder). Given that he injured her extensively, I cannot let him get away with this or allow him to justify his actions.In April...


    Mike Rinder Hates His Own Family

    I am utterly mortified and disgusted to continue to see what Mike Rinder is up to — attempting to stop religious freedom (a human right), something that helps so many people.Mike Rinder hates other people and he hates his whole family and that…


    Mike Rinder is not Capable of Giving

    I enter this season knowing with more and more certainty that Mike Rinder never loved us and, as he himself admitted, he walked out on his family knowing he was walking out on us.Instead of supporting us and loving his family, he left without a word...


    Mike Rinder – Never There

    by Taryn Rinder I thought about it, even though Mike never asked about us (his 2 children) once since he deserted us cared if we were ok, the fact that he was gone made no difference in our lives as he was never there for us as kids. He was not there for our birthdays. He was not there on holidays.


    Mike Rinder – “I don’t care if I wasn’t invited”

    Last year, my father was in Melbourne, Australia, where his mother and brother also lived. They were not in town.Totally unannounced and with no pre-warning Mike and Christi (the 30-something year old who he is living with) showed up at his mother’s...


    Mike Rinder – “Your Loving Son”

    In July 2010, Mike Rinder flew to Australia to meet with anti-Scientologists in another vicious attempt to forward his lies and, while there, to take his personal hatred to a new level - straight to the heart of his home, moreover, his own mother…


    Mike Rinder: Abuse Takes on a New Form

    Mike Rinder’s treatment of his own children was always in the very covert form of pretending to be “only in the best interest of” or “an attempt to improve.” That is the excuse he used to invalidate and “downsize” his own children, again and again.


    Mike Rinder: How it Must Feel to be a Termite

    Termites gnaw away on wood. Mike Rinder gnaws away on people. He slowly and covertly gnaws on people—specifically individuals with any capability or demonstration of competence in any field, as mundane as a hobby or routine and normal actions of day-to-day life.


    Mike Rinder: The Bigot. Bigamist.

    I have been a Scientologist my whole life. I have grown up with the tenets of this as a guide for living and an applied religious philosophy. In that one takes the truths one learns and applies them to others.


    Mike Rinder: “Have Faith in me…”

    A little story about Mike Rinder’s un-trustworthy, care about nobody but himself, attitude.I had known Mike was failing at his job and others had to take his load. This was happening repeatedly and is against the mores of any group as others have to…


    Mike Rinder’s Feigning “Love” Act

    Shortly after deserting his entire family in June 2007, never once asking after his children, our son was diagnosed with malignant melanoma. Proof of Mike’s complete desertion and coldhearted basic nature, he didn’t even know our son was given a...


    Mike Rinder’s Idea of Help

    Every good being on earth wants to help people and see them do well. Not my father. He can not even conceive of honest help and the pure personal satisfaction one feels when one truly helps someone.


    My Father is Pompous

    You know the kind of person that just won’t include you. They walk by you and you feel like the lesser person. They do not stop to say “hello” or ask “how are you? Anything I can do to help?” They will not acknowledge you for who you are and what...


    Not Fitting Into His Plan

    When there is someone special in your life, moments with them mean a lot and different nuances or smiles or ways the other person talks to you, makes it special – you are special to them.This reality I had in regards to Mike as my father has been...


    The Letdown: Mike Rinder

    I grew up in Scientology and around very responsible people who took pride in doing their job and I took pride in my job. In the Sea Organization which he and I were both part of at the time when this particular incident occurred, you are dedicated


    The Loyal Wife Mike Rinder Tossed Aside After More than 30 Years of Marriage

    Cathy Bernardini just wanted to let her former husband, Mike Rinder, know about the dire health of their son Ben. She assumed—wrongly, as it turned out—that he actually cared about his son.


    The Most Unloving Acts

    This is one of Mike Rinder’s earlier cars – a possession so “prized” it took precedence over his passengers’ bodily safety because Mike liked driving recklessly and it did not matter who was in the car – especially your family.Take for example an...


    The Ultimate Con Job

    Mike Rinder can insist on continuing his obscene actions but I know what is true and he knows I know that. He continues to prove that he really doesn't care about anyone and has no personal desires for betterment and never did.I don't think Mike...


    The Way Mike Rinder Always Was

    I have had a lot of time to review the last 38 years I’ve known and was married to Mike Rinder. Numerous instances certainly stand out, in retrospect, that made me realize that the devious individual that is Mike Rinder today, is actually the way...


    Unbrotherly Love

    Mike Rinder has reached a new low that no one in his family would have ever previously imagined he was capable of. Mike, conspiring with a list of anti-Scientologists and long-term Church attackers, has no shame. Mike fought these very same...


    Who is Mike Rinder? - "Perfect" Husband and Father

    Consider a man about to marry. The father of the bride is unable to attend to give away his daughter, so the groom invites his “best good buddy” to stand in for dad. However, there is a rather major oddity in this picture. The “best good buddy” once nearly strangled the groom with his bare hands and would have choked him to death had five grown men not stepped in break it up.


    Defrocked Apostates: The Road to Redemption

    Does the Scientology Justice system include any mechanism for one to atone for criminal misconduct when it is of such biblical proportions? The answer is yes. An integral technology of the Scientology religion is the Ethics and Justice system designed by Church Founder L. Ron Hubbard.


    Robert Almblad’s Interference Man Mike Rinder

    Robert Almblad’s “public relations” executive has been keeping a very low profile lately. The usually verbose - and gaffe prone - Mike Rinder has done little for his boss other than getting one article promoting his so-called “safe” ice machine into a provincial newspaper.


    Mike Rinder: Turning to the Dark Side

    “I was an arrogant ‘big shot.’” — Mike Rinder, July 26, 2004


    “Rinderama” Exposed

    Was Mike Rinder lying then, or is he lying now—regarding the anti-Scientology drivel he now funnels to the tabloid media? You be the judge after reading the following verbatim quotes from Rinder when he served the Church as spokesperson. “...


    Mike Rinder: The Bully

    Mike Rinder has always tried to dominate others and, as the coward he is, he honed his skills in dominating others by nullifying them.


    Damned in His Own Words

    “Many antisocial persons will freely confess to the most alarming crimes when forced to do so, but will have no faintest sense of responsibility for them.”—L. Ron Hubbard


    It’s Mike “Rip Van” Rinder

    "I fell asleep at my desk many times. This was when working on events—virtually every one I’ve done in the last 5 years. I was not confronting the writing of speeches. In fact, I was not wanting to confront what I was doing at the time—being irresponsible… I am now known for falling asleep.


    Marty Rathbun vs. Mike Rinder

    For anyone familiar with the personal interplay between Marty Rathbun and Mike Rinder since they left the Church, you would think the two cohorts were the best of pals. Flying to each other's homes, wooing media outlets and staging outrageous stunts in an attempt to harass Scientologists—the duo seems all but inseparable.


    Mike Rinder — The Apostate

    Who is Mike Rinder? He is an apostate who was expelled from the Church of Scientology for gross malfeasance and unethical behavior unbecoming of a Scientologist. Since his expulsion, he has been attacking the Church and Scientologists in a rumor mongering campaign filled with lies.


    Mike Rinder: A Walking Hate Crime

    “I am afraid of my potential for destruction.” — Mike Rinder And so he should have been afraid.


    Mike Rinder: Love/Hate

    Marty Rathbun, Mike Rinder and Tom DeVocht, all having been demoted and expelled in disgrace from their former religion, now rail against the man who removed them.


    Mike Rinder: The Lady-Killer

    Why bother attacking a guy when you can slap women around? “Mike then came directly over to me, grabbed me by both arms and shoved me which nearly knocked me down.” The above is exceedingly telling.


    Mike Rinder’s Live-in Media Puppet Christie Collbran

    When originally introducing Christie Collbran (with whom he so casually strolled through Central Park), a television tabloid host assures viewers that she doesn’t really want to destroy the Church of Scientology. She just wants to tell her story.


    We’re on the Free Highway to Hell

    In the last few years, Marty Rathbun and Mike Rinder went from living like penniless hoboes to jet-setting, TV talking heads—and all with no visible means of financial support. So here’s their fraudulent, wasteful and slothful odyssey into 15 minutes of fame and fleeting fortune… albeit, in the end, with a hefty price tag.


    The “Kinky” Relationship: Rathbun & Rinder

    Marty Rathbun and Mike Rinder teamed up to pass off the same stories to two media outlets—a tabloid newspaper and a tabloid television news show. The one inescapable fact that annihilates any semblance of credibility for either is best phrased as a question.


    A Liar is a Coward. A Perjurer is a Criminal. The Rathbun, Rinder, DeVocht Conspiracy (Continued)

    TABLOID JOURNALISM. How do they get away with it? More importantly, how can dishonest journalists live with themselves? The answer is simple. They aren’t looking for the “truth,” they are only interested in a “story.” And in the 21st-century Internet age—where any blogger can post anything he wants, anonymously no less—the so-called mainstream media is more and more pressed to make a buck. And more times than not, today’s talking heads themselves cut their teeth on the Internet fringe.


    A Liar is a Coward. A Perjurer is a Criminal. The Rathbun, Rinder, DeVocht Conspiracy (Continued)

    ENTER THE PRESS (AND AN APOSTATE “MEA CULPA”). It was hard to imagine what they might have to sell even though, date-coincident with media contact, neither Rathbun, Rinder nor DeVocht have any visible employment or means of support.


    A Liar is a Coward. A Perjurer is a Criminal. The Rathbun, Rinder, DeVocht Conspiracy (Continued)

    BUSTED, BITTER, BROKE… AND PSYCHOTIC. Actually, it’s no surprise that shortly after confessing, Rathbun suddenly departed. After all, the threatening external battles had ended and the Church was able to dedicate all its resources to constructive activity—which is precisely what a psychotic cannot stand. In the Founder’s words describing those afflicted with psychosis:


    A Liar is a Coward. A Perjurer is a Criminal. The Rathbun, Rinder, DeVocht Conspiracy (Continued)

    But the story, tragically, doesn't end there. For here are three criminals—Rathbun, Rinder and DeVocht—and since liars are cowards, it was self-evident they still had a dark secret. After all, every one of them had blown which, according to the Church’s Founder, only occurs when one has overts and withholds (transgressions). In this instance, it’s the textbook example virtually proving Mr. Hubbard’s discovery.


    A Liar is a Coward. A Perjurer is a Criminal. The Rathbun, Rinder, DeVocht Conspiracy

    “Individuals with criminal minds tend to band together since the presence of other criminals about them tends to prove their own distorted ideas of man in general.” —L. Ron Hubbard.


    Mike Rinder

    Mike Rinder: An erstwhile external affairs officer for the Church of Scientology removed from post for gross malfeasance. Rinder walked away from his Church, his wife and two children.


    Who is Mike Rinder? - Neglect and Corruption

    Mike Rinder is a former executive of the Church of Scientology who was removed from his position for incompetence and gross malfeasance. Despite generous attempts by seniors to help him straighten out and come clean, Rinder eventually deserted his church, his wife of over thirty years and his two children and skulked off. He ignored every attempt by his family to communicate with him and instead soon took up with a younger woman and became a used car salesman. After failing just as miserably at that career, Rinder threw in with another apostate, Mark “Marty” Rathbun. Together they are involved in a scheme to discredit the Church of Scientology and its leadership for the purpose of lining their own pockets.