Tony Ortega

Tony Ortega
Tony Ortega is a blogger and hatemonger bent on eking out an unsavory and sordid career gratuitously attacking Scientologists and the Scientology religion.
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Fighting the Erosion of Religious Freedom
Turns out they were attending a meeting of Baptist pastors at the hotel. Once we straightened out our respective denominational preferences, we quickly realized we had something in common. Both of us had observed that religion in general—whether Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Scientology or other—was under attack by secular forces.
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Hate Merchant Tony Ortega Tries—and Fails—to Curtail STAND’s First Amendment Rights
Ortega was the chief editor of the Village Voice when it harbored Backpage.com, which, according to numerous media reports, was the nation’s leading facilitator for the sale of children for sex. Its three owners have been under U.S. Senate Subcommittee investigation.
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Leah Remini—the TV Personality Who Makes Disney’s Biggest Villains Look Like Tinkerbell!
Just like in any Disney movie, the villain always loses in the end, winding up with egg on his or her face. Visibly, this Leah character hasn’t yet understood that: to this day she has insisted on rehashing the same old “bad guy” role.
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Let’s Take Out the Garbage, Like Tony Ortega
The very bottom of the money-making barrel, in my mind, would be selling drugs or people. I don’t know whether Ortega has done the former, but he has definitely had a big hand in the latter.
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Times of San Diego uses Extremist Hate Blogger as Source
Times of San Diego writer Ken Stone’s “Inside Scientology’s New Church at Old San Diego Home” should have told a straight-ahead story about the November 19 opening of the new Church of Scientology in San Diego.
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Tony Ortega: A Nettle of Fiction and Failure
It may be hard to spot the common denominator of all of Ortega’s flops, but I’ll tell you what I see.
Tony Ortega—Anti-Scientology Puppet with a Blog
Ortega claims to work under the umbrella of journalism. In fact, he’s an internet tabloid blogger at the hire of anti-Scientologists, and he writes what his clients order. Since 2013, Ortega has been in the service of virulent anti-Scientologist Leah Remini and her partner, Mike Rinder—both expelled from the Church for antisocial and criminal conduct, respectively, and both of whom turned to making a living off their vendetta against the Church and its leader.
Bigot by Trade: Tony Ortega
It’s about time this child sex trafficking apologist and anti-Scientology extremist, along with his antireligious wife were exposed for who they truly are: toxic inhibitors of well-meaning members of society.
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Tony Ortega—The Troll and His Prison of Hate
The story reads like a sordid crime novel, with Ortega as willing accomplice, motivated by greed and devoid of human decency. It might be entertaining, were it not for the real-life victims of his complacency and collusion—children sold on Backpage as sex slaves, victims of sexual violence, physical and psychological abuse, and murder—the details of which are well-documented.