What is Alcoholics Anonymous hiding? Why Are they such liars and why do they allow pedophiles to abuse Children in AA Meetings?

Recently I was in NYC filming my Documentary "The 13th Step" and we took our cameras and went to the AA World Headquarters. They are so full of shit! here is a link to a 14min string out

It's like watching someone,

watch someone else pour gas on themselves and light it and scream in pain as they die, then doing the same to themselves. That is what it is like trying to talk to steppers. They violently push an alleged 'program of recovery' they don't even understand. For example, 'sponsorship'. Excerpt from pdf,..

California taxpayers fund the certification of convicts as addiction counselors!

This is what the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) - Offender Mentor Certification Program (OMCP) does: "The OMCP provides an opportunity for offenders to complete a certification program in alcohol and other drug counseling. Inmates are recruited from various institutions and transferred to the host institution for training. Once certified as interns by the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), the inmate mentors will be used to assist in the various substance abuse treatment programs throughout the state."

The Culprit: The Christian Church

The Culprit: Culprit: somebody who is responsible for or guilty of an offense or misdeed, the cause of the problem. When I made my first AA meeting, it was held in one of the alcoholic’s home, usually in the basement of the one who had been sober for a year or longer. I remember very clearly. Every morning on my way to work, I would stop by my sponsor’s home for a cup of coffee and a talk. We did not have the money to rent a private place to meet. Now this is what happened. One of the old timers decided on his own to go to his church to see about getting a room in the church for our meeting.

Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats (SWOT) Analysis of exposing the problems in Alcoholics Anonymous - A primer for activism to expose the problems in AA

As in any activism goal, the idea is to identify the Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) of what you want to accomplish. What are the problems and solutions of being an activist exposing Alcoholics Anonymous for what it is?

This is by no means an all inclusive SWOT analysis of the Anti-AA movement, but it is a start and it highlights the main ideas and provides a framework of what you will be faced with in your journey.

Infiltrate AA

I stumbled across an article today that was interesting to me. An investigative Reporter had to take incentive credits at the local college to receive a pay raise and he chose "Drugs and Human Behavior". As a course requirement he had to attend an AA meeting and write about his personal reaction. He didn't know much about AA prior to going. My mouse is skittish lately so here are a few tidbits:

Over the GW - Full movie

Orange Papers on Facebook

I just got the following e-mail Jen Michael changed the privacy of the group Orange Papers from Open to Closed. Is there anyone who knows FB who can explain what's happened here? I thought Orange owned the FB page?

Could it be ....?

Could it be that AA the way it is today was not caused by the alcoholic? I attended my first AA meeting in Douglas Arizona some time in 1962. I stayed sober for one year. Those meetings were nothing more than 2 or more alcoholics helping each other to stay sober. We did not open with the Lord’s Prayer. We did not close the meeting with it. It was the same way when I returned on Feb 22, 1970. About 5 years later the jitter joint were started and they used AA. They would hold AA meeting. They would use our members to give open talks. They would bring their patients to our meeting.

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Very interesting history

I was at the semi-annual used book sale at the Forest Grove Library yesterday, when I saw a book about Nazi history: "the SS, alibi of a nation, 1922-1945", by Gerald Reitlinger (1957, Viking Press). I looked at the index to see if there was any mention of Frank Buchman or the Oxford Group, like I always do with any history book from that period. I can't begin to estimate how many books I have searched for any mention of Buchmanism. There is almost never one. Frank Buchman's cult was apparently just too small and unimportant to make it into many histories.

Natural, untreated recovery from alcohol dependence - myths and science

It's not just AA that has myths. There is a pervasive myth, circulated by many of us in the Anti AA/Pro Evidence camp, regarding the rate of natural (untreated/spontaneous) recovery from alcohol dependence. It's not based on the facts, it's not based on medical research or scientific evidence, it's widely quoted and it's all of our own making.

Recovery Activities Now That You Are Rich

This video should not be watched by anyone over 40 years old

For Brett, in his recovery support activities. Ain't that first turn great?

I remember when the Bultaco. Maico, CZ and the Husquavarna ruled the tracks.

Hi, my name is Rolf, …..just Rolf…..thanks Pete

I remember it like it was yesterday. I hid in the back of the room because I DIDN’T want to be there, I was court ordered. The first thing that struck me was that damn poster on the wall. The next thing that completely flipped me out and almost knocked me off my chair was when, in unison, the sheeple all uttered “WE THINK NOT”. Holy F!!!! What is this? But the kicker? The kicker was when they went around introducing themselves as alcoholics…….”Paul, alcoholic, Jim grateful recovering alcoholic, Mary…….”

What if your Client Doesn't Go to AA?

This liberal artist performs court-ordered evaluations. Can you smell the smug air of superiority?
What If Your Client Doesn't Go To AA?

Did anyone else refuse Gabrielle Glaser? Other than me.

Did anyone else refuse to be interviewed by Gabrielle Glaser? I did. Twice. When she was going as "Violet" on X-Steppers, Glaser's last pm to me was to ask about my experience as a woman with an "alcohol problem." I told her that my "alcohol problem" had occurred decades earlier when I was a teenager, so I didn't think my experience was relevant to her research. I hated being a ball-buster, but I wasn't going to invent shit.

Gabrielle Glaser's Book "Her Best Kept Secret" is Finally being reviewed by THE NEW YORK TIMES this SUNDAY!

Great news. Gabrielle Glaser is being reviewed in The Book Review Section of The New York Times this SUNDAY. PLease but and check it out. I dont live here but I hope to get a paper copy for my archives. Please spread the word. If you don't know this a critical view of AA and my work is a chapter in the book. as is my forthcoming film The 13th Step.....

Love,.. et al..

"And we have ceased fighting anything or anyone is even alcohol." "Besides, we have stopped fighting anybody or anything. We have to." "asking each morning in meditation that our Creator show us the way of patience, tolerance, kindliness and love." "We have begun to learn tolerance, patience and good will toward all men," "Happy war monger day!!" lol

Is it too early to start the betting? November's OP hits So with a 1/3rd of the month over, there are already 1,625,675 hits. Anyone want to place a wager?

Psychiatrist gives tips on how to get patients into AA

Another gem from these esteemed doctors of medicine: This article originally appeared in The Carlat Psychiatry Report -- an unbiased monthly covering all things psychiatry. Want more, plus easy CME credit? Subscribe today!

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): AA Reality Check

Letter to Editor Newsweek - AA Reality Check AA Reality Check 07/16/2007 I applaud your recent article by Michael D. Lemonick, “How We Get Addicted”. It rightly points to the true hope of a medical cure for addiction. But I must take issue with Mr. Lemonick’s comments on Alcoholics Anonymous. Has AA really “…. managed to get millions of people off the bottle….”? Is it “…. astonishingly effective for some people….”? Does it really have a 20 to 40 % success rate?

The Mythology of AA

They simply make shit There is so much BS surrounding AA, I thought it might be fun to make some sort of list of all the crap they sell. Let's get started with the one that gave me the idea for this blog. Dry Drunk - A mythical creature on a par with unicorns. The term is used in a derogatory sense to describe anyone who realizes that the program is a crock of shit and people can stay sober, usually more happy, without it. Alcoholism - A mythical disease, completely unrecognized by the medical profession, that the whole bag of tricks depends on.

laughing again

because I wrote that poll and someone changed it. What is so funny to me is that I thought I was supposed to write a sentence. lol Where did that idea come from? Quirky brain. lol All of this could have been easily avoided had I just noticed! LOL

Obamacare & Addiction Treatment...

They really are pushing addiction as a "chronic illness & disease" and pushing "rehab treatment" too...
How Obamacare Could Revolutionize Addiction Treatment

Speaking of Hell: Part II

Death toll likely exceeds 1,000 after typhoon slams Philippines. My thoughts and best wishes go out to these people, and in particular, I hope Simon Templar is doing OK. Simon, I hope you are doing OK.

Speaking of Hell...


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