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Picardo Admits To “Waste and Abuse” Whilst GSLP-Liberal Hypocrisy Continues

[Reply to Robert Vasquez’s post: Picardo Admits to ‘Waste and Abuse’ Whilst GSLP-Liberal Hypocrisy Continues] Dear Robert, We hope this finds you well, in good spirit and having a good day. Having just read your excellent criticism of Der Fuehrer Picardo and his cohorts in crime, and agreeing with you on what you wrote, the …

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The Camp of Gibraltar and the Rock of Gibraltar; Origins, Today and their Bright Future

Most of us know that the city of CÁDIZ was founded by Phoenicians, around 1500 – 1000 B.C. and that it was called GÁDIR (or “GAD’s city”). Later further Phoenician immigrants arrived in 722 B.C. after the Assyrian conquest of the ten-tribed kingdom of Israel. Phoenicia wasn’t a country but a region which included Israel. Later on in roman times we know that GÁDIR was called GADES. But why Gad?