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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Second Amendment Advocates Support Texas Constitutional Carry

tx-open-carry As Texas is considering legislation for open carrying handguns, groups are advocating "Constitutional Carry." Justin Delosh, executive director for Come and Take It Texas, said that the government shouldn't be making money off of gun permits. "We support the right to concealed carry and the right to open carry.  We think it's unethical for the state […]

12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Shooting Ruled a Homicide

rice-12-year-old-600x357 Officer Timothy Loehman shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice while he was playing in a park. According to the autopsy report released today, Rice died from a gunshot wound to the torso with "injuries of major vessel, intestines and pelvis." According to reports and video surveillance, Rice was playing in the park with a toy airsoft gun that […]

Senate Report Shows CIA Misled Public on Torture

image The Central Intelligence Agency's harsh interrogation tactics during the George W. Bush era didn't work, were more brutal than previously exposed, and gave no "ticking time bomb" information, according to the Senate report released on Tuesday. According to the New York Times, the report paints a picture of an agency that was ill equipped to […]

Could The U.N. Take Control of The Alamo?

alamo_tx San Antonio politicians and leaders are working to get the Alamo designated as a United Nations World Heritage Site, which is part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or Unesco. If that happens, the U.N. could have influence in the way Texas manages and takes care of the Alamo. Besides the Alamo, […]

Ron Paul Attacks Sheldon Adelson for Cronyism

Ron-Paul2-700x466 Former Representative Ron Paul wants billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson to stop using his congressional clout to push a ban on internet gambling. "It is an open secret, at least inside the Beltway, that this legislation is being considered as a favor to billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson," wrote Paul in an editorial. "Mr. Adelson, […]

Texas Could Become 45th Open Carry State

tx-open-carry Right now, you can openly carry rifles and shotguns in Texas, but no handguns. This could all change, making Texas the 45th state to allow open carry. State lawmakers have introduced several open carry bills affecting handgun owners. A bill introduced by State Representative James White would allow concealed handgun license holders to open carry, […]

NSA Director: China Can Damage U.S. Power Grid

GRID-Power According to the director of the National Security Agency and head of U.S. Cyber Command, China and "one or two" other countries are capable of cyber attacks that could shut down the U.S. power grid and other critical systems in the United States. Michael Rogers confirmed what was widely speculated. According to ABC News, Rogers […]

Peter Kassig: Another U.S. Hostage Beheaded By ISIS

Peter-beheading1 A video released early Sunday morning on the Internet shows the terrorist group ISIS, or ISIL, taking claim of another American victim. The video, which intelligence officials are attempting to validate, claims to show that captured U.S. aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig has been killed. According to NBC News, the video features a masked militant with […]