Cleveland Craps On The Maharishi
File under: Satscams and The Siddhi of PR
The Maharishi's psychotically grandiose dreams of a world united under his "wisdom" continue to fall in heaps all around him. The latest pile of "Age of Enlightenment" detritus gets pointed out by an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer:
The Maharishi's company let both properties languish for years, racking up building code violations and back taxes. At the Avon Lake site, not only didn't the tenants prevent crimes, they often committed them. Ultimately, the properties were sold, but only after frustrated officials threatened to take both sites via eminent domain.Read the whole article for a quick rundown of the running down of that mad old coot's dreams into the mess of failed real estate scams and the billion empty promises that they are today.