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 268 articles so far, you can find them below.

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 […]

“Liberal” Millennials Are Actually Libertarian?

millennials According to a recently Reason-Rupe survey, the majority of millennials, 53 percent, said they'd support a candidate who described him or herself as socially liberal and economically conservative. Sixteen percent were unsure, and 31 percent said they'd oppose such a candidate. "Liberal, to many Millennials (33 percent), just means belief in 'social tolerance, openness, and personal freedom.' […]

Minnesota Raw Milk Farmer’s Charge Dismissed

101213_1802_RawMilkCome1.jpg Despite admitting to breaking the law by selling raw milk and other unpasteurized dairy products, Minnesota farmer Michael Hartmann had his charge dismissed and has been released from probation. Sibley County District Court Judge Erica MacDonald determined after a hearing in Gaylord, Minn., that Hartmann should not be assessed further penalties for his actions, and […]

Senate Candidate Sean Haugh Shakes Up Political Machine in NC

Sean-Haugh1 North Carolina joins at least 10 other states with Libertarian U.S. Senate candidates that are shaking up election season. Libertarians are poised to draw votes in Montana, Oregon, Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, Arkansas, Michigan, Virginia, West Virginia and Alaska. The party is currently working to collect enough signatures to appear on ballots in Kentucky and New […]

Glenn Greenwald Reveals 5 Americans Targeted By NSA

greenwald-intercept On Wednesday, journalist Glenn Greenwald finally named names. And those names, as reported by The Intercept, include five politically active Muslim-Americans. These American citizens were targeted for surveillance between 2002 and 2008 due to their political activity. The Intercept reported that the surveillance was not "based solely" on speech. "No U.S. person can be the subject […]

Newly Released FBI Files on 9/11 Florida Investigation Reveal an “Antagonist” from Jerusalem – Who is the Government trying to Protect?

september-11-2001-911-ground-zero-twin-towers-15 Thanks to the tireless effort of watchdog organization the Broward Bulldog and its Freedom of Information Act suit against the government, more information is being released about the Sarasota Saudis who moved suddenly out of their home, leaving behind clothing, jewelry and cars, about two weeks before the 9/11 terrorist attacks. We've followed this story for months […]

Hobby Lobby Ruling: Libertarians and Objectivists Respond

hooby-lobby There are a lot of differing opinions regarding the Hobby Lobby ruling this week. The right praises the ruling as a victory for religious freedom and big government Republicans like Rick Santorum is planning on making a movie about the decision. The left is promoting the overused phrase "War on Women," a contrived Democrat talking point designed […]

Cryptome: ‬Remaining Snowden Documents will be Released to Avert ‘Unspecified US War’ in July

CIA-NSA-Edward-Snowden_1 Journalist Glen Greenwald has long touted that the next, yet-to-be-scene leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will be like the grand finale of a fireworks display. But now a New York-based whistle-blowing site ‪Cryptome is saying that they will "aid and abet" the release of the remaining 57K to 1.7M withheld Snowden documents. According to ‪Cryptome, in July, […]

SCOTUS Ruling on Hobby Lobby: Corporations are People too and they have Religious Rights!

team-life-700x466 It was big news today. As Benswann.com reported today, "the Obama administration had provided exemptions for religious non-profits, but this case marks the first time that a for-profit company has cited The Religious Freedom Restoration Act to argue against being required to provide birth control." Well the SCOTUS ruled in Hobby Lobby's favor. Hobby Lobby will no longer be forced by the […]