About Joshua Cook

Joshua Cook lives in Travelers Rest SC. He received his BA from Southeastern University and MBA from North Greenville University. Joshua also is a contributor at BenSwann.com Follow Joshua Cook on Facebook and on Twitter: @RealJoshuaCook
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JoshuaCook has written 284 articles so far, you can find them below.

Blowback in Iraq: How U.S. Proxy Wars Led to the Rise of ISIS

Mideast Iraq The U.S. and its regional allies armed and trained "moderate" Sunni rebels to oust President Bashar al-Assad of Syria in order to weaken the Iranian/Russian influence in the Middle East. Then those "moderate" Sunni rebels became more radical and joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) which has emerged as the largest, wealthiest and […]

Entrepreneur Builds Successful Private Toll Road

toll-roads Here is a great story about private industry succeeding where government fails: After a portion of a major thoroughfare in England was damaged by a landslide in February and the local government told residents that it couldn't be fixed until December, a local businessman and entrepreneur created Britain's first toll road in 100 years. The […]

FEDS Raid Home for $60K Land Rover SUV for EPA Violation

feds-suv A North Carolina woman is lawyering up after the Department of Homeland Security came to her house and seized her 1985 Land Rover Defender SUV. "I haven't done anything wrong," she told WBTV. Brinkley bought the Land Rover Defender last year via the internet. She had invested more than $60,000 into the car. "They popped up […]

Snowden: Private Explicit Photos Often Shared By NSA Agents

Sex on laptop computer. Pornography In an interview published by The Guardian on Sunday, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden explained that sometimes racy images intercepted by the NSA were shared by analysts. During the interview, which was conducted in Russia, Snowden said that some of the American military personnel working on the NSA's programs were between 18 and 22 and did not always […]

Spy Games: British Agency Has Hacking Tool to Control the Internet

hasker_tools British spy agency, GCHQ, has developed hacker tools to invade citizens' privacy and control the Internet, according to documents released by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The tools can seed the internet with false information, including the ability to manipulate the results of online polls, artificially inflate pageview counts on websites, "amplif[y]" sanctioned messages on YouTube, […]

DC Decriminalizes Pot - Obama Tells Feds To Not Interfere with States’ Rights Issue

pot-law For Washington, D.C. residents caught with marijuana, the penalty is now a $25 fine, similarly to littering. Unless its on Washington, D.C.'s abundance of federal land where marijuana possession still carries a hefty penalty. Passed by the D.C. City Council in March, the decriminalization law significantly reduces the penalty for small-scale possession, which previously included fines […]

Congressmen Call for National Guard to Secure Border

National-Guard-at-border-700x466 Congressmen Steve King (R-IA), Walter Jones (R-NC), Thomas Massie (R-Ky), and Jeff Duncan (R-SC) are the few leaders in Washington who are trying to take action on America's southern border. The first item on their agenda: secure the border. In a press release this weekend, Rep. Jones called on border state governors to deploy their […]