Kevin Johnson

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2012

    Scientology Plays Denver's Police Chief Like a Violin

    We recently brought you footage of Sacramento's mayor, former NBA player Kevin Johnson, gushing about Scientology at the opening of an "Ideal Org" in that city. Since that fancy new building opened in California's capital, additional celebrations have occurred in places like Orange County and Denve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2012

    Scientology Sunday Funnies: Neil Gaiman's Mum Builds a Civilization!

    Scientologists don't really have a Sunday service. They like to say that they do, because they crave mainstream acceptance. But unless Xenu rested after six days and L. Ron Hubbard just forgot to mention it, there's no reason for Scientologists to treat Sunday any differently than every other day of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    VIDEO: Watch Sacto Mayor and Former NBA Star Kevin Johnson Suck Up to Scientology

    Our West Coast counterpart, staff writer Josh Dulaney at the Voice's sister paper OC Weekly, has been dishing on Scientology's spiffy new "Ideal Org" there in several spicy posts. In a story last week, Josh mentioned that William Dalton, the mayor of Garden Grove, California (population: 170K), lav ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2009

    How AmeriCorps Led to Obama's First Scandal

    How a cash voucher for city teaching students hurt the President

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    More On That Fired Inspector General From the Folks at CUNY

    We heard today from Jay Hershenson, a senior official with City University, with more of that institution's views about Gerald Walpin, the Americorps inspector general who was fired last week by President Obama. Walpin was fired for being "confused" and "disoriented" and acting strangely in a board ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Obama Fires Government Watchdog Critical of CUNY's Teaching Fellows Program

    President Obama may have a big political controversy in the firing of an inspector general overseeing the federal government's sprawling community service program -- and there's a New York angle. Federal watchdog Gerald Walpin [pictured] was fired last week, the White House said, for supposedly bei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Cell Pic Creep Tries Again, Is Arrested

    They caught the W train molester whose victim took this cell phone picture after he abused her: Kevin Johnson, 30, was picked up for sexual abuse, harassment, disorderly conduct and marijuana possession. Turns out he was trying to harrass another woman at the Bay Street 50th stop in Brooklyn, and th ... More >>

  • News

    November 6, 2001
  • News

    March 20, 2001

    Fit to Serve

    High-Profile Athletes Toss Their Jocks, and Sports Bras, Into the Political Ring