Randy Morrow

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I am on most issues a "progressive" or as we used to be called a "liberal" (and by current standards probably a far left one at that). I joined NewsTrust because of a request on the HuffingtonPost to take part in a week long project.

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Expertise: Radio broadcasting (music, not talk). "Limited" news (broadcast journalism classes, some "practicum") experience.
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Journalism: None
News: 60-90 minutes a day
Internet: 90 minutes a day or more
Politics: Far Left
Gender: Male
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Last Visit: Jan 28, 2015 - 10:57 PM PST
Last Edit: Jun 5, 2009 - 12:39 AM PDT

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 28, 2015
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4.6

For users, however, the smartphone data routinely provided to ad and analytics companies represents a major privacy threat. When combined together, the information ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 28, 2015
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4.3

I fairly often encounter assertions to the effect that Greece didn’t carry through on its promises, that it failed to deliver the promised spending cuts. Nothing could be ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 26, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.6
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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 25, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.5

Dish’s automated service called, but then hung up on the user before connecting them to an agent, resulting in those users being tossed back into the system again for ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 25, 2015
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3.4
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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 24, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.5

Those patents, of course, allow the drug companies to drive up prices and are hugely profitable. Baker wishes that Warren’s bill also stipulated that patents for ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 23, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.7
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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 23, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.5

But many security researchers have found that evidence to be thin and unconvincing. —- Security expert Bruce Schneier called the evidence ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 22, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.8

I am still waiting for the president to explain how the fast track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership are going to be different from the enormous trade deficits that we rung ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 21, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.8
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NT Rating: 4.2 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy reviewed this story - Jan 20, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.0

“Nothing could be further from the truth,” Brennan said when confronted with Feinstein’s allegations. “That’s just beyond the — you know, the scope of reason in ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 19, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.0

NSA agents aren’t concerned about being caught. That’s partly because they work for such a powerful agency, but also because they ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 18, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.6

He says, “I’m not the story.” And I said, “Well, people are going to—the media will make you the story and that your motivations really do ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 17, 2015
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3.7
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NT Rating: 3.9 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy reviewed this story - Jan 16, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.0

Though accounting for less than 1 percent of the country’s teaching force, the organization holds a disproportionate amount of political power when it comes to shaping ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 15, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.0

Defending free speech is always easy when you like the content of the ideas being targeted, or aren’t part of (or actively dislike) the group being maligned. More »

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NT Rating: 4.1 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy commented on this review – Jan. 15, 2015
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4.3
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Reviewed by Randy Morrow - Jan. 12, 2015

David Petraeus, the person who Feinstein said has “suffered enough,” was hired last year by the $73 billion investment fund KKR to be Chairman ... More »

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Agreed, absolutely.

Randy reviewed this story - Jan 14, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.4

In some cases the protectionist laws, almost always written by incumbent ISP lawyers, even hinder towns and cities wanting to strike ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 13, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.7

Yet in a few months, when we see that our doughnuts are still on the shelves and no one is trying to take them, the Fox viewer will not once ever stop and say to ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 12, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.3

David Petraeus, the person who Feinstein said has “suffered enough,” was hired last year by the $73 billion investment fund KKR to be Chairman ... More »

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NT Rating: 4.2 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy reviewed this story - Jan 12, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.4
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NT Rating: 3.4 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy reviewed this story - Jan 11, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.1
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NT Rating: 3.9 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy reviewed this story - Jan 10, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.3

But I think we have to designate, as the dark overlord of the Lords of Secrecy, Richard Bruce Cheney. I don’t think there’s anybody else who even comes close. The man ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 9, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.9
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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 8, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.0

Al Qaeda wants to mentally colonize French Muslims, but faces a wall of disinterest. But if it can get non-Muslim French to be beastly to ethnic Muslims on the grounds that ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 8, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.1
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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Jan 7, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.1

The stock market’s up, but half the country doesn’t own any stocks. Inflation is low, but that doesn’t matter for millennials burdened by overwhelming ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 7, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.3

When victims react negatively to their carelessness, psychopaths externalize this and see these others as inflicting pain or distress upon themselves. By not being able to ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Jan 7, 2015
Randy reviewed this story - Jan 6, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.5

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 6, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.1

But they want less protection of consumers, workers, small investors, and the environment, because these interfere with their profits. So they’ve been seeking trade ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 5, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.2
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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 4, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.7

But the GOP has long pushed back on any such legislation, and with Republicans taking control of the Senate later this month, the likelihood of a ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 4, 2015
Randy's Rating
3.5

“This is extraordinary. Normally central banks counter the moves by the private sector and smooth out some of the fluctuations as they replenish reserves, but this time ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Jan 3, 2015
Randy's Rating
2.7
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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 3, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.0

… Paust, a professor at the University of Houston Law Center, said the report “adds another layer of proof of serial international criminality that was manifestly ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Jan 3, 2015
Randy reviewed this story - Jan 2, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.1

“That’s not my problem, Thomas. Better that their stomachs are empty than they become overly dependent on someone in authority to provide loaves and fishes for them on ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 2, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.3
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Randy reviewed this story - Jan 1, 2015
Randy's Rating
4.0

His guest brought up a recent report showing that only one out of of 9,136 scientists that authored scientific papers published from November 12, 2012, to December 31, ... More »

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