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Your "Anonymous" Web Browsing History Totally Isn’t

image from encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.comYou might think you’re pretty good at making sure you don’t share your internet life with the entire world. You use Facebook’s strictest privacy settings, don’t share anything sensitive on Twitter, and you regularly trash your laptop’s browsing history. All good, right? Nope. All that “anonymized” data you leave behind out in the ether is still totally you, and it’s far easier than you think to make it paint your picture and yours alone.Journalist Svea Eckert and data scientist Andreas Dewes, both from Germany, wanted to find out just how easy it was to acquire and identify your web browsing history. And so, as The Guardian reports, they did just that.The pair presented their findings recently at the annual Def Con hacker conference in Las Vegas.

Acquiring the data

The two were easily able to acquire a database holding more than 3 billion visited web addresses. That data, in turn, comprised about 9 million unique sites visited by roughly 3 million users, all in Germany.
The data clearly showed the light users — those who visited only a few dozen sites over a 30-day span — from the heavy users, those who had tens of thousands of data points sitting there to be examined.

Eckert and Dewes didn’t even have to pay for the data access, they said. What they did do was create a fake marketing company: They launched a website for the company and a LinkedIn page for its fake CEO.

RELATED: Study: “Anonymous” Credit Card Data Is Actually Completely Identifiable

That fake marketing company claimed to have developed a machine learning algorithm that could improve marketers’ tactics… but only if it was trained with a large amount of data. (This is common: machine learning depends on finding and exploiting patterns, and you need a whole crapton of data points in order to identify those patterns in a meaningful way.).  In short, they used the fake company to go begging. “We wrote and called nearly a hundred companies, and asked if we could have the raw data, the clickstream from people’s lives,” Eckert said.   It took longer than they expected — but only because they were specifically targeting Germany. “We often heard: ‘Browsing data? That’s no problem. But we don’t have it for Germany, we only have it for the US and UK,’” she said.

Eventually, one data broker was willing to help them “test” their “data platform,” and parted with the data trove for free.


Americans Continue to Flee to Low-Tax States

By Ryan McMaken

According to the most recent Census Bureau data on state-to-state migration flows, 523,000 people moved to California from other states. But at the same time, more than 661,000 Californians moved to other states.

That is, on net, nearly 138,000 more people left California than moved into it from elsewhere in the US.

Yet, California isn’t the worst in this regard. Both Illinois and New York lost even more residents to other states with net losses to other states totaling 144,000 and 167,000, respectively.

These numbers reinforce what has become a well-entrenched trend of US residents moving from high-tax states to low tax states.   MORE

What is the TRUE Origin of Valentine's Day?

The Silence of Educators

Val1 Teachers are all too often silent about the origin of the customs they are forced to teach in today's schools! If they were to speak out, many would lose their jobs!

Isn't it time we examined why we encourage our children to celebrate St. Valentine's Day - when it is never mentioned in the Bible as a practice of the New Testament Church?

Today, candymakers unload tons of heart-shaped red boxes for February 14, while millions of the younger set are annually exchanging valentines. Florists consider February 14 - St. Valentine's Day - as one of their best business days. And young lovers pair off - at least for a dance or two - at St. Valentine's balls. Why? Where did these customs originate? Where do we find any such practices in the Bible? How did we come to inherit these customs?

A Christian Custom?

Did you know that centuries before Christ, the pagan Romans celebrated February 15 and the evening of February 14 as an idolatrous and sensuous festival in honor of Lupercus, the "hunter of wolves"?


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The Truth Behind St. Valentine’s Day

image from s15-us2.ixquick.comSt. Valentine’s Day is the world’s “holiday of love.” Since the Bible states that God is love (I John 4:8, 16), does He approve of the celebration of this day? Does He want His people—true Christians—partaking of the candy and cards, or any customs associated with this day?

When God says He wants you to live life abundantly (John 10:10), does that include celebrating a festive, seemingly harmless holiday like Valentine’s Day? The God who gives us everything—life, food, drink, the ability to think for ourselves, etc.—surely approves of St. Valentine’s Day, the holiday for lovers to exchange gifts—right?

Do not be so certain. Do not assume anything. Do not even take this article’s word for it. Go to history books and encyclopedias. Go to the Bible. Then you will know the real truth behind St. Valentine’s Day. And you will know what God expects you to do about it!

Valentine’s Past

Like Christmas, Easter, Halloween, New Year’s and other holidays of this world, St. Valentine’s Day is another attempt to “whitewash” perverted customs and observances of pagan gods and idols by “Christianizing” them.

As innocent and harmless as St. Valentine’s Day may appear, its traditions and customs originate from two of the most sexually perverted pagan festivals of ancient history: Lupercalia and the feast day of Juno Februata.

Celebrated on February 15, Lupercalia (known as the “festival of sexual license”) was held by the ancient Romans in honor of Lupercus, god of fertility and husbandry, protector of herds and crops, and a mighty hunter—especially of wolves. The Romans believed that Lupercus would protect Rome from roving bands of wolves, which devoured livestock and people

90 Years agin Today St Valentine's Masscare

Al Capone Bugs Moran Valentine's Day Massacre, 90 years later rival gang executed by

February 14, 2019 marks the 90 year anniversary of the bloody Valentine's Day Massacre at a warehouse on the North Side of Chicago, widely accepted to have been orchestrated by Al 'Scarface' Capone (top, right) although no one was ever convicted. By 1929, disputes over territory and the bootlegging industry had reached fever pitch and Capone wanted to strike a decisive blow against his arch-rival Bugs Moran (bottom, right) and the North Side Gang. At 10.30am, four of Capone's men from the Chicago Outfit, two disguised as uniformed policemen, headed into a North Side warehouse where they ordered seven of Moran's associates to line up against the wall. Thinking they were being arrested, the gangsters complied. Capone's gang sprayed them with 100 bullets from their Thompson machine guns. The crime went unsolved because authorities weren't able to officially connect Capone with any substantial evidence; the case remains unsolved to this day - but he is widely accepted to have been responsible.


1.jpgA popular theme in the Twitterverse this week is “Journalism is dead.” Two events apparently driving the disgust du jour with media incompetence and dishonesty are BuzzFeed’s story about President Trump allegedly asking Michael Cohen to commit perjury, and the group of boys from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky accused of racist behavior in an incident following the March for Life in Washington, D.C.

The BuzzFeed “bombshell” was defused when Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office issued a statement flatly contradicting the story. Authors Anthony Cormier and Jason Leopold admitted that they had not personally seen the documents they referenced. Additional doubt has been cast on the story’s credibility by Leopold’s record of inaccuracies and outright falsehoods.

But the BuzzFeed bust is nothing compared with the Covington Catholic conflagration. A group of boys from the high school were caught on video smiling and chanting as Native American Nathan Phillips – initially reported to be a Vietnam veteran – drummed in front of them. A since-changed New York Times headline read, “Boys in ‘Make America Great Again’ Hats Mob Native Elder at March for Life.” Predictably, the social media mobs piled on, accusing the boys of Trump-inspired racism and white supremacy, calling for them to be doxxed, punched in the face, fed into a woodchipper and burned alive in their school. Covington Catholic High School was forced to close in the face of threats. In a particularly absurd twist, the family of a young man who resembles Covington student Nick Sandmann (front and center in the video) was targeted and threatened with violence.

Not long after the initial video went viral, however, additional information emerged, and the popular narrative began to unravel: A longer video showed the Covington students being verbally assaulted by a group of Black Hebrew Israelites who called them “crackers,” “dogs” and “a bunch of faggots made out of incest.” The Covington students did not “mob” anyone; Phillips and his group approached them. It was Phillips who drummed only inches from Sandmann’s face. And, as it turns out, Phillips did not serve in Vietnam.

Sandmann released a statement and appeared on the “Today” show to defend himself, saying that he stood quietly and smiled to keep a frightening situation from escalating. He denied reports that his classmates were chanting, “Build the wall,” saying that they were loudly chanting school spirit chants only to drown out the insults.

People are justifiably outraged. Yes, it has been a bad week for the media, which is already suffering from record-low credibility. But the notion that media bias or deceit is a recent phenomenon is a sad delusion.



Uri Bakeman, professional dog trainer and owner of the laboratory, told Army Radio that "the most important issue is that this test detects the disease at its earliest stage, since the dogs can identify the characteristic signs of the smell of the disease. If the dog sits down after sniffing the sample, it means it is suspicious."

In a recent study conducted by Prof. Pesach Schwartzman of Ben-Gurion University, it was determined that various types of cancer share an odor that dogs are capable of identifying.

A famous case involved Daisy, a dog who managed to correctly identify 500 cases of cancer, and smell a total of 6,500 samples. Daisy, who worked for "Medical Detection Dogs"- a foundation in the UK - passed away last year.

Peace in Korea? Doubtful

First published in Feb 2018 - repeating after today's news:

North Korea has produced enough bomb fuel for up to seven new nuclear weapons during denuclearization talks, study reveals ahead of second summit between Trump and Kim

Updated: Since writing this article in February of this year, Trump has met with Kim Jung Un.  The photo ops looked great, and hopefully Trump has made a deal of the century.  I for one am routing on that scenario and hope to be wrong, but the following was my concern, and still maybe the end result still... But recent events in the past week is proving my belief. THERE IS NO DEAL

 By Bob Barney-ThePlainTruth.Com

If the Korean Nations unite, it will be under North Korean rulership!  Donald Trump was right in bullying Korea into talking, but I am afraid the Deep Staters surrounding him have led him astray in believing that a unification of Korea can happen.    Will we learn from history? Will we listen to the warnings from our God?

Will you and every other American decide whether to listen to our God and obey, or continue down the road to globalization, world government  and total destruction of our way of life. The problem is not new. This has all happened before--over and over again, but we are a stubborn people who refuse to learn from our past. In the Bible, God warns us against false peace promises that weak leaders promise, but we are warned not to heed. In Jeremiah 6:9-14, God says this:
    "This is what the Lord GOD (Jesus) Almighty has said: Everything will be taken from the rest of Israel as the last grapes are taken from the vine; let your hand be turned to the small branches, like one pulling off grapes. To whom am I to give word, witnessing so that they may take note? see, their ears are stopped, and they are not able to give attention: see, the word of the Lord has been a cause of shame to them, they have no delight in it.  For this reason I am full of the wrath of the Lord, I am tired of keeping it in: may it be let loose on the children in the street, and on the band of the young men together: for even the husband with his wife will be taken, the old man with him who is full of days.  And their houses will be handed over to others, their fields and their wives together: for my hand will be stretched out against the people of the land, says the Lord.   For from the least of them even to the greatest, everyone is given up to getting money; from the prophet even to the priest, everyone is working deceit. And they have made little of the wounds of my people, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace."

     Another translation says: "'Everything is all right! Everything is all right!' But it's not all right. And everything is NOT all right indeed! If we don't change things soon, we will end up as slaves to an end time beast called the King of the North, in the bible, and a false prophet, who I believe will be a Pope. The Bible is quite clear that the Holy Roman Empire is the 4th and last beast-type regime that will rule the earth. In Revelation, there are seven resurrections of that empire, and the 7th may be soon upon us. God help us if it is. There is no rapture, we all go into the tribulation and we all must endure to the end, or be martyred for Christ. This is The Plain Truth--as sobering as it is. PRAY we are not living in these times.

Other Bible Quotes: 

Jer 11:  They offer superficial treatments for my people's mortal wound. They give assurances of peace when there is no peace.

Ezekiel 13:10:  This will happen because these evil prophets deceive my people by saying, 'All is peaceful' when there is no peace at all! It's as if the people have built a flimsy wall, and these prophets are trying to reinforce it by covering it with whitewash!

We need to be aware of God's word, and the awful predictions that will be coming true, including the end of The USA, United Kingdom and other Western Nations.   We need to heed the warning from God, and STOP OUR GLOBALISM, or we will end up fulfilling prophecy in OUR lifetime...   We can delay it, if we as a nation heed God's words.....

The rush to peace at any price is pushing the world closer to that great middle eastern war which Revelation 9 tells us will kill up to a BILLION people.   I can't even fathom killing on such a degree.  It's seems impossible, but God's word says it is coming to past, and the clowns in this White House are making this disaster more real every day!  If you don't read the Bible, you can not understand what is happening today!  Get prepared, WAR is COMING- NOT PEACE!

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Today's Story (June 12) :  'I DO TRUST HIM'

Democrats Will Let Ilhan Omar Keep Committee Seats Despite Antisemitism

The Double Standard and Hypocrisy is outstanding!

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democratic Party leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives will allow Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to retain her committee seats, including her seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, despite her antisemitic comments Sunday alleging that Jews had bought Congress’s support for Israel.

Roll Call reported Monday evening (original links):

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said he takes Omar at her word that she didn’t intend to be anti-Semitic when she said lawmakers took pro-Israel stances because of political contributions from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee [sic].

Omar has “unequivocally” apologized for the comments — after Democratic leaders called on her to do so — saying she did not mean offense or to invoke an anti-Semitic trope about Jewish money. At the same time, the Minnesota Democrat affirmed her opposition to lobbyists like AIPAC being involved in politics.

AIPAC does not contribute to candidates. Moreover, Omar’s opposition to “lobbyists” is highly selective: earlier Sunday, prior to the controversy, she retweeted a statement of support from the Muslim Public Affairs Council, a lobbyist group.   MORE

Taking a Vitamin C tablet twice a day could help lower blood sugar levels

for those suffering from type two diabetes, experts reveal

Popping a vitamin C tablet twice a day could help more than one million Aussies with type two diabetes lower blood sugar levels, according to a new study.    Researchers at Melbourne's Deakin University found taking two 500mg doses after meals can lower blood sugar levels and reduce blood sugar spikes for those with the disease.    The findings published in the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism journal found participants had a 36 per cent drop in their blood sugar spike after meals.

Popping a vitamin C tablet twice a day could help more than one million Aussies with type two diabetes lower blood sugar levels, according to a new study (stock image)

'We found participants had a significant 36 per cent drop in the blood sugar spike after meals,' lead researcher and Associate Professor Glenn Wadley said on Monday..   

This also meant they spent almost three hours less per day living in a state of hyperglycaemia. 

'Vitamin C's antioxidant properties can help counteract the high levels of free radicals found in people with diabetes.'


Biblical Misconceptions----Born Again - Immortal Soul

Forward- personal note from Bob Barney-  This is one of the first TV shows from Garner Ted Armstrong that I remember watching (the byline shows 1977, but it should be originally around 1975, probably updated.) His style and basic facts amazed me. I started listening to Ted in 1975 on the radio. For several days I did not realize he was a minister. I was an atheist and ministers turned me off, and when Ted said that "once in a while I admit to being an evangelist," I turned off the radio and would not listen to him for days... However the message was just too hard to ignore. I started listening again..... Here is one of these episodes, and I think his style and message was unique.....

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What is Jesus' original Hebrew name?

The name of Jesus in both the Latin alphabet, ...The name of Jesus in both the Latin alphabet, and also in its original form in approximately 1st century A.D. Aramaic script in the Hebrew and/or Aramaic languages (i.e. ישוע). This is an svg version of Image:JesusYeshua.gif, with Greek script replaced by Aramaic. Created by using inkscape. source: (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


What is the original Hebrew name for Jesus?  And is it true that the name Jesus is really a pagan corruption of the name Zeus?


I am continually amazed by how many people write to our ministry and ask us questions like this one, which came in last week:  


“Some Christians say we have to use the Hebrew name, Yashua. 


They say calling on the name of Jesus is calling on Zeus.  


That Jesus is a disguise name for Satan.  


What answers do you have for this?  


Where can we prove the name of Jesus is correct to use in its English translation and pronunciation?”


As bizarre as these questions are, the fact that they keep coming up means that they need to be addressed, so here are some simple responses (for more details, see What Do Jewish People Think About Jesus, question #38).


The original Hebrew-Aramaic name of Jesus is yeshu‘a, which is short for yehōshu‘a (Joshua), just as Mike is short for Michael.  


The name yeshu‘a occurs 27 times in the Hebrew Scriptures, primarily referring to the high priest after the Babylonian exile, called both yehōshu‘a (see, e.g., Zechariah 3:3) and, more frequently, yeshu‘a (see, e.g., Ezra 3:2).  So, Yeshua’s name was not unusual; in fact, as many as five different men had that name in the Old Testament.  


And this is how that name came to be “Jesus” in English:  Simply stated, this is the etymological history of the name Jesus: Hebrew/Aramaic yeshu‘a became Greek Iēsous, then Latin Iesus, passing into German and then, ultimately, into English, as Jesus.


Why then do some people refer to Jesus as Yahshua?  There is absolutely no support for this pronunciation — none at all — and I say this as someone holding a Ph.D. in Semitic languages.  My educated guess is that some zealous but linguistically ignorant people thought that Yahweh’s name must have been a more overt part of our Savior’s name, hence YAHshua rather than Yeshua — but again, there is no support of any kind for this theory.


The Hebrew Bible has yeshu‘a; when the Septuagint authors rendered this name in Greek, they rendered it as Іησους (I­­ēsous, with no hint of yah at the beginning of the name); and the same can be said of the Peshitta translators when they rendered Yeshua’s name into Syriac (part of the Aramaic language family).  All this is consistent and clear:  The original form of the name Jesus is yeshu‘a, and there is no such name as yahshu‘a (or, yahushua or the like).


What about the alleged connection between the name Jesus (Greek I­­ēsous) and Zeus?  This is one of the most ridiculous claims that has ever been made, but it has received more circulation in recent years (the Internet is an amazing tool of misinformation), and there are some believers who feel that it is not only preferable to use the original Hebrew/Aramaic name, Yeshua, but that it is wrong to use the name Jesus.  Because of this, we will briefly examine this claim and expose the fallacies that underlie it.


According to the late A. B. Traina in his Holy Name Bible, “The name of the Son, Yahshua, has been substituted by Jesus, Iesus, and Ea-Zeus (Healing Zeus).”

In this one short sentence, two complete myths are stated as fact: First, there is no such name as Yahshua (as we have just explained), and second, there is no connection of any kind between the Greek name I­­ēsous (or the English name Jesus) and the name Zeus.  Absolutely none!  You might as well argue that Tiger Woods is the name of a tiger-infested jungle in India as try to connect the name Jesus to the pagan god Zeus.  It is that absurd, and it is based on serious linguistic ignorance.


Here is another, equally absurd statement:


Basically, to keep it simple, “Jesus” is a very poor Roman translation from Latin, that was also poorly translated from the Greek, which IN NO WAY resembles His Hebrew name, “Yahushua.”  Whew!  Get all that?  Moreover, according to the ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA, the name Ieusus (Jesus) is a combination of 2 mythical deities, IEU and SUS (ZEUS, a Greek god).  In Gnostic and Greek mythologies they are actually one and the same pagan deity.  So, it appears the name “Jesus” has some documented pagan origins.  That's not good!  In fairness, some Messianic believers disagree and state that there is no definitive evidence to connect “Jesus” to “Zeus.”  However, I disagree with them. ( )


The response to this statement (which has as much support as the latest Elvis sightings) is quite simple:  We know where the name I­­ēsous came from: the Jewish Septuagint!  In other words, this was not some later, pagan corruption of the Savior’s name; rather, it was the natural Greek way of rendering the Hebrew/Aramaic name Yeshua at least two centuries before His birth, and it is the form of the name found in more than 5,000 Greek manuscripts of the New Testament.  This is saying something!  The name I­­ēsous is also found in Greek writings outside the New Testament and dating to that same general time frame.


Although it is claimed that the Encyclopedia Britannica says that

“the name Ieusus (Jesus) is a combination of 2 mythical deities, IEU and SUS (ZEUS, a Greek god)” it actually says no such thing.  This is a complete fabrication, intentional or not.  In short, as one Jewish believer once stated, “Jesus is as much related to Zeus as Moses is to mice.”


Unfortunately, some popular teachers continue to espouse the Jesus-Zeus connection, and many believers follow the pseudo-scholarship in these fringe, “new revelation” teachings.  Not only are these teachings and practices filled with error, but they do not profit in the least.  So, to every English-speaking believer I say: Do not be ashamed to use the name JESUS!  That is the proper way to say his name in English — just as Michael is the correct English way to say the Hebrew name mi-kha-el and Moses is the correct English way to say the Hebrew name mo-sheh.  


Pray in Jesus’ name, worship in Jesus’ name, and witness in Jesus’ name.


And for those who want to relate to our Messiah’s Jewishness,

then refer to him by His original name Yeshua

    not Yahshua and not Yahushua

remembering that the power of the name is not in its pronunciation but in the person to whom it refers,

our Lord and Redeemer and King

Dr Michael Brown

Pope Francis admits for first time that nuns were forced into 'sexual slavery' and even forced abortions

Bob Barney:  I remember as a boy in New Milford Ct., my grandfather telling me the place where aborted babies from the nuns were buried.  It was common knowledge!  This would have been about 1965 that I was told, but the story he told dated back to the 1920's....

“Should we do something more? Yes. Is there the will? Yes. But it’s a path that we have already begun,” Francis said.


Pope Francis has admitted for the first time that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns in the past.  

Francis today publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns, and said he is committed to doing more to fight the problem.

Cases of abused nuns have been reported in India, Africa, Europe and South America - evidence that the problem is by no means limited to a certain geographic area.

The issue hit the headlines last year after a nun accused an Indian bishop of repeatedly raping her in a case that triggered rare dissent within the country's Catholic Church. 

“It’s not that everyone does this, but there have been priests and bishops who have,” Francis told reporters. “And I think that it’s continuing because it’s not like once you realize it that it stops. It continues. And for some time we’ve been working on it.”

Francis noted that Pope Benedict XVI had taken action against a French order after some of its religious sisters had been reduced to 'sexual slavery' at the hands of priests or their founder. 

Pope Francis said the church was working to put an end to the abuse of nuns around the world by bishops 

The issue has come to the fore amid the Catholic Church’s overall reckoning with the sexual abuse of minors and the #MeToo-inspired acknowledgement that adults can be victims of abuse whenever there is an imbalance of power in a relationship. In the past year, The Associated Press and other media have reported on cases of abused nuns in India , Africa, Europe and South America — evidence that the problem is by no means limited to a certain geographic area.

In November, the organization representing all the world’s female Catholic religious orders, the International Union of Superiors General, publicly denounced the “culture of silence and secrecy” that prevented nuns from speaking out and urged sisters to report abuse to their superiors and police. And just last week, the women’s magazine of the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano identified the clerical culture of the all-powerful clergy as the culprit.

The magazine, “Women Church World,” noted that the scandal involves a corollary: nuns being forced to abort the priests’ children or bear children that the priests refuse to recognize.

Francis’ acknowledgement of the problem comes as he prepares to decide the fate of the disgraced American ex-cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, who is accused of abusing minors as well as adult seminarians. That case also cast a spotlight on the issue of abusive power relationships, and whether the Catholic Church ought to consider seminarians and sisters as “vulnerable adults” when compared to the priests and bishops who control everything from their vocations to their studies and salaries.

The Stanford researcher who claims Virginia lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her

Stanford researcher who claims Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted her hires Kavanaugh

The woman who accused the lieutenant governor of Virginia of sexually assaulting her 15 years ago hired the same law firm that represented Christine Blasey Ford in her allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has denied the allegation that he forced the woman into oral sex in a hotel room during the 2004 Democratic national convention when he was John Edwards body man. The Stanford researcher making the accusation against the lieutenant governor has hired Katz, Marshall and Banks, a Washington, D.C.-based firm, and is consulting with them about her next steps.

Intel operation against Trump still going strong



There was a great deal of news this past week about President Trump’s audacious disregard for the advice and warnings from his own intelligence community experts.

Perhaps there’s good reason for alarm.

But I think there’s one shocking aspect — perhaps a larger story — that’s gone virtually unreported. It appears that anonymous intelligence officials are executing an operation against the sitting commander in chief. It might not qualify as all-out mutiny, but it’s also not all that far from one.

Right under our noses, while still under investigation for allegedly orchestrating leaks and undermining candidate Trump in 2016, some in the intel community are orchestrating leaks and undermining President Trump in 2019. 

There’s evidence of the existence of such an operation from the inspector general, various congressional probes and investigative reporting. They’ve alleged, and in some cases concluded, that some top intel officials improperly leaked information to the news media and engaged in politically motivated surveillance practices involving multiple Trump associates. 

In the newest press salvo, unnamed intel officials fanned out to air anonymous grievances against their commander in chief. They provided details of classified briefings and made inflammatory charges, such as that Trump is “endangering American security” with his “stubborn disregard” and “willful ignorance.” Disseminating these details, if true, could be seen as assisting our enemies.

Also cause for concern is the media’s role in this operation, whether witting or not. Many in the press dutifully parroted these grievances in one-sided accounts with virtually no counterpoints, as if it’s inconceivable that these intel officials could be capable of flaws or conflicted by political motivations. Some reporters seem to think that “intel,” as distilled and presented by these officials, is somehow beyond question.

In fact, history teaches us the opposite can be true.

Past intel failures. Read More

Chrishia’s Story by Chris Odette

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Chrishia’s Story by Chris Odette

My beautiful daughter Chrishia was killed the night of Sept 12th; she was only 13 the night of her death.

She was killed by an Illegal Alien driving a truck without a license that was never charged with her death and was only given a ticket for driving without a license. I have written to the best of my memory everything that has taken place with the accident investigation and after.  I believe what happened is something Texas and the American public should know.  It is my hope you will take interest in what I have to say and help me share her life and death.

Sept 12th, 2014 was on a Friday and my daughter had asked to go to a birthday party for one of her friends from school. During the party at a local restaurant she texted me and asked to go spend the night at a friend’s house. I had never met the friend or her mother so I originally said no. After talking with her more I went against my better judgment and agreed to let her spend the night with the intent of meeting the mother of her friend when dropping her off.

By the time we made it to her friend’s house it was just a few minutes past 9 PM. I met the girl’s mother named Andrea but had forgot my cell phone in my truck. She did not have her phone in hand so we agreed my daughter would text me with her number so I could communicate with her on when I would be picking up my daughter the next day.

I gave my daughter a hug good night and planned on texting her in an hour or so and saying good night to her before I went to bed.

By the time I arrived home, less than 30 minutes later my landlord and close friend called me to tell me the parent Andrea was trying to reach me and they had got a call from her daughter telling me there had been an accident and my daughter had been hurt. They did now know anything more.

I was confused because my daughter should have been at her friend’s house and so I called my daughter’s phone to find out what had happened. The friend of my daughter answered the phone and was panicked and said my daughter had been in an accident and the paramedics were trying to find her pulse. I told her I was on my way and hung up the phone.

In rushing to the local hospital, where I expected to find my daughter and find out if she was ok, I ran a red light at an intersection that looked like the traffic was not moving and approached with my hazard lights on. I ended up totaling my truck and minutes after the accident occurred paramedics and police arrived on the scene. I began begging them to tell me what the status was of my daughter and asked them to get on their radios and find out for me.

After taking my information a policeman drove me to hospital where I was taken in to the emergency room and taken in to room to speak to a doctor about my daughter’s injuries. It was then the doctor told me that my daughter had suffered severe injuries and when she arrived to the hospital she did not have a pulse. They had attempted to revive her but were not successful. He said be believed that based on her injuries she never knew what happened and felt no pain.

My little girl was pronounced dead at 10:01 PM Sept 12th 2014. She was exactly 13 years and 7 months to the day. Only 15 months prior I had to bury her beautiful mother after having fought breast cancer for 22 months.

On Sept 13th I was still unaware of what exactly had happened to my daughter and had to start planning her funeral. By I believe Sept 15th I received a call from Officer McIntire of the Rockwall Police department asking me if I was able to give a statement for his investigation into my daughter’s death.

When he arrived my brother and my close friend and landlord were both present when he asked me about what happened the night I took my daughter over to her friend’s house.

During my interview with him he asked me if I had any questions and I told him I would like to know what happened because I had still not been told.

As he drew a small map and began to explain that my daughter and her friend were going to the store that was about a quarter mile from the girl’s house he explained that my daughter had crossed the road at an intersection that was not a legal cross walk. My daughter and her friend had successfully crossed the road but in the process my daughter had dropped her cell phone and was attempting to go back into the road and get her phone.

She had started back into the road when the oncoming traffic on her side of the road saw her and was forced to slam on their breaks but managed to stop 20 feet short of her. The driver on the opposite side of the road driving a white Nissan Titan said he did not see her until the last second and swerved to try missing her but hit her and killed her immediately.

The officer explained her friend had picked up one of my daughter’s shoes that would have made it possible to tell if the driver was speeding but the driver never hit his breaks. He did however roll to a stop in the ditch by the road.

During this conversation he did not give me the name of the driver only that he was a 34 yr old male and that he did not have a Drivers License.

I was confused and asked the officer how a 34yr old man could be driving and not have a driver license. At that moment I asked was he an illegal? The response he gave was “I’m not permitted to say this but yes, we believe he is.” He explained the vehicle he was driving belonged to a friend and the driver had stated he his wife and 3 friends in the back seats were heading to a soccer game when the accident occurred.

Hearing this was painful and admittedly I was upset, so I asked him if the man was going to jail for killing my daughter? He told me the driver had been arrested at the scene. I asked him if he was going to be deported and he said in his own words “ If they (the illegals) are found crossing the border they are deported back to Mexico, If they are found at the border after crossing, they are departed back to Mexico. However if they are able to make it to Dallas, unless they commit a Felony then they are let go and not reported.

What Officer McIntire did not tell me (though he states he did in the statement he wrote on interviewing me) was the driver had been arrested for having a 4 year old Warrant for driving without a license and speeding and they knew he was an Illegal Alien and I believe his wife and 3 friends in the truck. Of which none of them were reported to immigration services or deported. Only the driver was arrested. His wife and 3 friends were only questioned.

According to Rockwall County arrest records the driver spent 36 minutes in jail and was bailed out and released to the street.

A week after my daughter’s funeral I had to have surgery on my spine to repair damaged disks to my back. I had been scheduled for this surgery the week after losing her but needed to attend to her funeral services. The week after the surgery, my sister while staying over at my house to help me recover drove over the house of the driver. She took a picture of the driver working on the truck he had been driving when he took my daughter’s life and I saw in the picture a dent on the bumper. That dent matched a bruise I found on my daughters leg the day I attended her cremation.

My reason for pointing this out is that even after just being involved in an accident that took a child’s life, this man was still determined to continue driving and breaking the law. I did however tell my sister that she needed to stay away from them and let the legal system work for us.

In the following weeks I began to call more frequently to ask Officer McIntire if the driver had passed or failed his urine and blood test looking for drugs or alcohol in his system. In October, Officer Mc’Intire told me they basically knew the driver owned the truck he was driving, but because he didn’t have a drivers license he could not put it in his name. He passed his urine test but was still waiting for blood test. He said he believed the drug screen would come back clean as well.  I said, “so he probably won’t be punished for my daughter’s death?” He then said to me, “Mr. Odette I have heard you blame the mother for not taking care of your daughter, and I have heard you blame the driver for hitting her, but you have not said anything about your daughter. You have to remember she was the one that chose to go back into the road.” I can’t remember but I believe I said at that moment, “you’re right, and she has been punished hasn’t she?” I said thank you and hung up at that moment.

It was in November just a week before Thanksgiving when I was told that he had passed his drug screen and urine test and was unlikely the man would be charged further.

It was through my personal lawyer that I was able to get the case pushed to a Grand Jury. 2 weeks before Christmas I was called by the Rockwall County Prosecutor’s office and asked to meet with the Assistant Prosecutor to discuss my daughter and the case. During the meeting I was told that I had a choice. They could push the case to a more experienced Grand Jury and have the case heard before the end of the year or they would push it back to January when they would convene again.

I asked if they (the Grand Jury) would be told about the warrant’s that I found on my own and that he was illegal and was told yes. The Grand Jury would be permitted to ask questions and all would be available for them to review but, because the driver had not drugs in his system, no alcohol and no driving history. It was not likely they would based on the evidence, indicted the driver on any further charges. I asked about why not charge him with negligence and she told me “The license does not determine his ability to operate the vehicle. Having no drugs or alcohol in his system meant they could not prove any negligence on his part to drive.”

I asked her to confirm for me what Officer McIntire had told me about not reporting or deporting Illegals in Rockwall unless they were charged with Felonies and she denied it and said she believed that to be wrong but would have to check into it.

The week before Christmas, December 2014 I received a call from the same Prosecutor (Stephanie) and was told he would not be indicted on any further charges.

In May 2015 I chose to end a Civil Suit against the insurance company of the original owner of the truck. Due in part because my lawyer told me that until the suit was over I could not speak publicly about what had happened to my daughter.

In Oct 2015 I spoke to a friend whom I went to High School and is a law enforcement officer in another county in South Texas. In speaking with him he explained almost the same information as Officer McIntire. The difference was that DHS is responsible for Border Patrol and Immigration Services. He said that unless the person arrested is found to have a SEVERE criminal background Immigration Services does not want to hear about the illegal in custody. As a result police are no longer reporting them when they have them unless the person has a lot of Felonies, because Immigration Services will ignore the notification.

The man that took my daughter’s life still drives the streets of Rockwall Texas. He has been in Texas for 16 years and was married in Rockwall County 11 years ago. He received a ticket for driving without a license 5 years ago and for Speeding.

I can’t help but feel there is more to be done and this is not real Justice and had he been deported when he was found driving without a license then, maybe my daughter would still be alive today.

I am a Texas Veteran and served my State and Country for 12 years as a member of the Texas Army National Guard, and in the US Army Reserves. During my service State Representative Tan Parker of District 63 had HR 1916 passed to recognize those of us in his district that deployed to Iraq in OIF III in May 2007.

In December of 2015 after emailing several Republican Presidential candidates it was Congressman Michael Burgess that took interest in what I had to say. He took time and scheduled a meeting with me on December 18th and we met in his Lewisville TX office.

He listened to what I had to say and asked me a few questions and then promised me he would do what he could to find out if ICE was notified.  He said he would not stop until he got an answer he was satisfied with.

January 8th he personally called me from his office in Washington DC to tell me ICE had taken an interest in the case and was going to execute an arrest of the man for possible deportation.

I had hope and felt justice would finally be served. It was a week later I received a call from an unnamed source explaining the man that killed my daughter was arrested and would be held without bail while waiting for his “Due Process” IE immigration hearing. This was supposed to have been requested from the top. I believed from Jan 8 2016 for about a year I had been let to believe he was sitting in jail waiting for a decision.
In mid Feb 2017 while I was being given a status update I was informed he had been released just 1 month after being arrested. He was given a bail of $10,000 cash and someone ( I was not permitted to be told who) had put up the cash and he had been free from jail from Feb 2016 until present waiting for a hearing and final decision.

In August of 2017 I was told he had lost his battle with Immigration and was going to be forcibly deported but before that could happen he had a chance for an appeal for the decision. I received a follow up call in Sept 2017 to let me know he did not file his appeal and was issued a notice to turn himself in and collect his $10,000. At that point he would be deported. I was more than skeptical but waited for the call to inform me of his deportation.

At the start of Oct 2017 I called asking for a status and to confirm my daughter’s killer had been deported. The status I received was to be told the Judge had misspelled his name and so the notice had to be reissued and he would be given an additional 30 days to turn himself in but again was reassured he would not want to pass up the money and would be taken into custody and be deported at that time.

After not receiving an update at the end of October, I requested another update in Dec 2017. It was at this point I was told when ICE went to his place of residents at the end of Oct they found he and his Illegal wife had fled with their kids.

Now they are “Fugitives” from ICE and I’ve been told ICE is actively looking for him. In all actuality that means ICE simply is undermanned and overwhelmed with Illegals on the run. So the only hope of him being found is if he commits another crime that gets him arrested.

The sad and painful irony is this…. He will have to potentially kill someone else or injure someone else to be found if AND ONLY if his crime is in a town or city that is NOT sympathetic to Illegals.

What Happened to hundreds of innocents like Chrishia Odette was warned long ago, BY GOD!

By Bob Barney

image from i1.wp.comSeveral years ago now, I wrote a new translation of the Bible that took me more than four years to finish. The following is an excerpts are of warnings to both Christians and the people of the United States of America. They are not from me but direct quotes from God and the Bible. I have, with poetic license, merged many warnings from different passages to bring clarity. I have combined God's warnings in Leviticus 26 and Deuteronomy 28 also adding other prophetic verses from the Old and New Testaments including Christ and His apostles about the fate of leaders refusing to protect their sheep, and follow God's warnings and God's Laws!  
What happened to Americans like Chrishia Odette (picture left) is the price we pay when we refuse to follow God's warnings and ELECT PEOPLE who are against God Almighty.  Today all Democrats and many Republicans are against protecting the American people because they will not obey these warnings!

There are two peoples that the Bible talks about and is written for. The first people, are the Children of Jacob (Israel), as they are God's chosen people. The second are Christians, an even higher order of the chosen people. Unlike the first group, Israel, anyone can be a Christian! Israelites do not imply that they are Christians. Many are, many are not. They are who they are by DNA; whereas Christians are who they are by invisible spirit; The Holy Spirit. However, many Christians are also Israelites, but most of those don't realize it! The nation of Israel is made up of12 nations! Nations are not small populations of tribal families. Germany, Iran, Russia, the USA are nations. One of the most misunderstood teachings of the Bible is the identity of Israel. Most people believe that this simply is another name for Jews. IT IS NOT! Yes, all Jews are Israelites, but not all Israelites are Jews! The children of Joseph are not Jews, nor are the children of Dan, Rueben, Issachar, Simeon, etc. These other nations have not and are not Jews! God told Abraham and later Jacob, that their descendants would never be able to be counted, because there would be so many of them. Are Jews that numerous? No they are not, and have never been! The promise of a huge large nation was given to the two sons of Joseph. God said that these two nations (the younger son becoming the 13th nation of Israel) would be the two most powerful nations to ever sit on the face of man's world. Too numerous to count, living in a “promised land,” flowing with milk and honey. What two nations fulfill God's world? The answer is simple. The people of America and those of Great Britain. If you are English, or an American of English, Irish, Scottish, Danish, Scandinavian, Dutch or French heritage, you too are Israelites, and every Bible prophecy that applies to “Israel” applies to you! The warnings to the children of Jacob applies to you, whether you are a Christian or not. You cannot escape your DNA no more than a Jew can. Check out my article on this subject in great detail here!


A GREAT TRIBULATION is coming. The Bible DOES NOT promise a pre-Tribulation Rapture! If you are alive during this time, you will go through this terrible event, Christian or not, so if we are living in the End Times, it may be a smart thing to be prepared! Again, the following are God's words, not mine..

One last doctrinal point I want you to understand. In this new translation of the Bible, I did something that will rise some eyebrows, but did so because it is accurate. I put every word of God in RED whether spoken in the New Testament or Old. Every time you read God speaking in quotes in the Bible, it is the God who became Jesus Christ that is speaking! In fact, if you believe in the words of Jesus, NO MAN has ever heard the voice of the Father God! So who spoke to Moses, David, Adam and Eve? John's Gospel answers this in the very first chapter. God, the Hebrew word Elohim, is a uni-plural word. The words church, Americans, and group are uni-plural words. A uni-plural word is a singular group, comprised of more than one being. God is not the personal name of the Father, it is what the Father and Jesus are, they are Gods. Even pagan gods are called elohim in the Bible. Reading John chapter 1 we see that Jesus was God, along with the Father, and it is He that was the spokesman for the Godhead. When God is speaking anywhere in the Bible, it is Jesus Christ doing the talking! So don't even try to make the argument that Jesus came to do away with His Father's Laws and prophecies, because He is the God of the Old Testament that did all the talking. Thus, the warnings from there are repeated by Jesus Himself in the new Testament and by the apostles. Here is His warning TO ALL OF US:

All the words in Red are the words of Jesus. My comments explaining them are clearly in black italics.

Blessings for Obedience . Deuteronomy 28 and Leviticus 26 combined (along with other words of Christ and His apostles)!

 Forward: This chapter is for ISRAEL. This is for Great Britain, and The United States of America for today as much as it was in the days of Moses! This is our message. These are our warnings and blessings, along with those of Jewish ancestry!

Do not make idols or set up carved images, or sacred pillars, or sculptured stones in your land so you may worship them. I am the LORD (Yahweh-Jesus) your God (Elohim).

Keep my Sabbaths, and revere my sanctuary; I am the LORD (Yahweh-Jesus).

Not Sunday, but The Sabbath Day, created by God for GOD to rest, and commanded for us to honor. Why are Jews the only children of God that knows who they are? God plainly tells us why, it is because they have always kept the Sabbath Day. It is the “sign” day given by God for His people to observe. Observe this day, and you will know just who you are!

Blessing for obedienceWhen you read the following blessing and warnings, ask yourselves truthfully if this is not America today that you are reading about.

If you follow my statutes and keep my Commandments and observe them faithfully, and you will experience all these blessings below:

BlessednationI will send you the seasonal rains. The land will then yield its crops, and the trees of the field will produce their fruit. A blessing on you in the cities, and a blessing on you in the countryside.

5 Your threshing season will overlap with the grape harvest, and your grape harvest will overlap with the season of planting grain. You will eat your fill and live securely in your own land. A blessing on the fruit of your body, the fruit of your land and the fruit of your livestock - the young of your cattle and flocks.

I will grant you peace in the land, and you will be able to sleep with no cause for fear. I will rid the land of wild animals and keep your enemies out of your land. Wherever you go and whatever you do, you will be blessed.

Punishments for Disobedience

This has been our fate now for almost 50 years! We have forgotten our God and GOD's LAWS, and we are reaping our reward for it... Read that “reward” for our sins here:

14 However, if you do not listen to Me or obey My Commandments,  15and if you break My covenant by rejecting My Laws and treat my regulations with contempt, and refusing to obey my Commandments; Cursed will be your towns and your fields:

16 I will punish you with curses. A curse on you whenever you go and whatever you do, you will be cursed.I will bring sudden terrorism upon you—wasting diseases and burning fevers that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will plant your crops in vain because aliens living among you will be your enemies – and they will eat them! The LORD (Yahweh-Jesus) Himself will send on you curses, confusion, and frustration in everything you do, until at last you are completely destroyed for doing evil and abandoning Me. 

THE CURSE of Aliens living among us and ruling over us:

Deuteronomy 28:32. You will watch as your sons and daughters are taken away as slaves. Your heart will break for them, but you won’t be able to help them. 33 A foreign nation you have never heard about will eat the crops you worked so hard to grow. You will suffer under constant oppression and harsh treatment. 34 You will go mad because of all the tragedy you see around you. 35 The Lord will cover your knees and legs with incurable boils. In fact, you will be covered from head to foot.. 43 The foreigners living among you will become stronger and stronger, while you become weaker and weaker. 44 They will lend money to you, but you will not lend to them. They will be the head, and you will be the tail!

Is anything more clear and prophetic than these words from God Almighty (The one who was to become Jesus Christ)!  We are under a curse because as a nation we have turned our backs on the mighty Godhead!  We have voted for leaders who vote to legalize infanticide!  Think about it.  We vote for leaders who spit in our faces, and God's!   The result of our actions is one of terror and sadness.  The victims keep piling up because we refuse to follow the will of God, and elect those who despise God.  And innocents like Chrishia Odette are paying the price for the adults sins.  We must stop this madness or we will be wiped off the face of the earth!

The following is Chrishia's story PLEASE VISIT:

Chrishia’s Story by Chris Odette

My beautiful daughter Chrishia was killed the night of Sept 12th; she was only 13 the night of her death.

She was killed by an Illegal Alien driving a truck without a license that was never charged with her death and was only given a ticket for driving without a license. I have written to the best of my memory everything that has taken place with the accident investigation and after.  I believe what happened is something Texas and the American public should know.  It is my hope you will take interest in what I have to say and help me share her life and death.Read More...

Exclusive: Angel Dad Asks Why Nancy Pelosi Hasn’t Torn Down Border Wall if It’s ‘Immoral’

Angel dad Chris Odette questioned why House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has not presented a bill to tear down the border wall if she really thinks it is “immoral.”

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Odette, a military veteran, told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that he has tweeted Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer numerous times, inviting Pelosi to meet and talk about his daughter’s death, but he has received no response.

Odette’s daughter, Chrishia Odette, was just 13 years old when, on September 12, 2014, unlicensed driver and illegal alien Ramiro Tolentino Guevara careened into the girl’s body. Odette recounted the authorities’ description of the blood that streamed from her face after being struck and the professionals who said she may have lived for minutes with her injuries before dying.


Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax issues a denial to an allegation of sexual assault

Bob Barney

Charge surfaced after 15 years

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax issues a forceful denial


from Fox News: "Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax issued a forceful pre-dawn denial on Monday to an allegation of sexual assault that surfaced after 15 years, in the latest political bombshell to rock Richmond where Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam is battling resignation calls over a racist photo from his medical school yearbook.

"Fairfax, who would be next in line for governor should Northam bow to pressure and resign, called the allegation “defamatory” and “false.”

"The allegation was first posted by Big League Politics, the same political blog that published the now-infamous yearbook photo showing someone in blackface and someone in a KKK costume, from Northam's 1984 yearbook page. Despite initially apologizing for appearing in the photo, he now denies either of the individuals is him.

"The blog, in the post that prompted Fairfax's denial, claimed that a fellow at Stanford University said a man sexually assaulted her at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, Mass.

"“Imagine you were sexually assaulted during the DNC Convention in Boston in 2004 by a campaign staffer. You spend the next 13 years trying to forget it ever happened. Until one day you find out he’s the Democratic candidate for statewide office in a state some 3000 miles away, and he wins that election in November 2017,” a post from the reported accuser said, according to the blog. “Then, by strange, horrible luck, it seems increasingly likely that he’ll get a VERY BIG promotion.”

"She did not name Fairfax, but the report implied she was referring to the lieutenant governor, who then responded to it."

It's amazing, how nobody has been checking up on the Democrats.  I can guarantee you that if their backgrounds are checked even a sliver of what they have checked on Trump, almost all IF NOT ALL, would be out of office in disgrace, many in jail, like Hillary Clinton, President Obama, and Lois Lerner.



Climate hoax

The first iron rule of American politics is: Follow the money. This explains, oh, about 80 percent of what goes on in Washington.

Shortly after the latest “Chicken Little” climate change report was published last month, I noted on CNN that one reason so many hundreds of scientists are persuaded that the sky is falling is that they are paid handsomely to do so. I said, “In America and around the globe governments have created a multibillion dollar climate change industrial complex.” And then I added: “A lot of people are getting really, really rich off of the climate change industry.” According to a recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, “Federal funding for climate change research, technology, international assistance, and adaptation has increased from $2.4 billion in 1993 to $11.6 billion in 2014, with an additional $26.1 billion for climate change programs and activities provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in 2009.”



Single injection of stem cells could banish back pain for up to three years

A single injection of stem cells could relieve agonising back pain for up to three years and curb the opioid endemic that is spreading in the UK and killing thousands annually in the US, new research suggests.

Stem cell injections into the spine ease the discomfort of around half of chronic lower back pain sufferers for two years, with some even being symptom-free three years later, a study found.

Researchers believe injected stem cells reinflate vertebrate that have dried and cracked by causing water to trap between discs. 

Such treatments could resolve the opioid endemic that killed 33,000 people in the US in 2015 alone, with half of such painkiller prescriptions being due to chronic lower back pain.

President Donald Trump announced plans to declare an opioid endemic emergency in August, with experts fearing a similar crisis could be approaching the UK as prescriptions for the strong painkiller are too readily handed out.

Stem cell treatment could relieve  back pain for up to three years and curb the opioid endemic

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From secluded coves to the restaurants only the locals know about: Discover the hidden gems of Greece

Endless sunshine, magnificent landscapes, beaches you could write a book about - just some of the countless things that are part and parcel of a holiday to Greece.  But while the Acropolis is awe-inspiring and Santorini is a sight for sore eyes, there's also an endless treasure trove of hidden gems to discover in this wondrous country.

From searching out a secluded cove to sitting down to dip freshly-made bread into tzatziki in a tiny taverna, we lift the lid on the secret side to these iconic islands.  Corfu has long been a favourite haunt for holidaymakers from around the world, but there are still plenty of surprises in store on this stunning island.



If you're looking to discover the authentic pace of Greek village life, head to Sinarades, about 25 minutes away from Corfu town.    First documented in the 15th Century, this ancient village is set on the hills looking down on the awe-inspiring Agios Gordios beach, and was once moved away from the shoreline to protect it from pirates! A simple stroll around the narrow streets in the sunshine will have you feeling in tune with the locals: stress-free.

If you also want to dine like Corfiots, take yourself to the Chrisomalis, a charming taverna which has been serving up traditional dishes for over 150 years! Warm service is in the soul of this homely eatery, where you can enjoy pork chops, swordfish and souvlaki to your heart's content.

Discover the village way of life in Corfu, where rural residents enjoy a similar pace to their ancestors



While its beaches galore in Greece, you can always go off the beaten track and take in the pine-filled forests or a mountain trek


With views over the Ionic sea, it's no surprise that Kefalonia has been a base for romantic movies.

But while there's room for blockbusters on this dreamy destination, there's plenty of opportunities for exploring a less mainstream side of island life.

Check out the small port town of Fiskardo in the north. This little water-side wonderland will leave you wanting more - especially as you'll get to know the locals as you wander around.

Sit and have an espresso with the fishermen after they bring back their haul of squid or eat fresh baklava at Melina's cafe. Like the area, it's mouth-wateringly moreish.

Find your own private island with a barely-visited cove in Kefalonia

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Dennis Prager: ‘We Are in a Dark Age’ Because Left Controls Silicon Valley

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Dennis Prager arraigned the modern era as “a dark age” created by the “left’s control of Silicon Valley, academia, and media.” Prager offered his remarks on the status quo of free speech and expression in a Friday-aired interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

Left-wing axioms, premises, and narratives are increasingly accepted as articles of faith within a progressively censorious society, warned Prager.

“This is what we are now at in the Orwellian world that the left has created,” assessed Prager. “Any difference is not debated. It is evil. So if you say America is not racist, you are a racist.”