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 Edit: Jun 5, 2009 - 12:39 AM PDT

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 1, 2014
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4.5

Thanks to the Bush administration’s anti-regulatory­ agenda – which Koch Industries helped craft – Frac-Chem’s chemical cocktails, injected deep under the ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 30, 2014
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4.3

But, the ACLU notes, “because the executive branch issued and now implements the executive order all on its own, the programs operating under ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 29, 2014
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3.7

Other leading lights who like Rand are Paul Ryan and Rand Paul, who insist that everyone run out and buy copies of her books right now. Shhh, don’t tell them she was ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 28, 2014
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4.3

But once it served its purpose of justifying the start of the bombing campaign in Syria, the Khorasan narrative simply evaporated as quickly as it materialized. ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 27, 2014
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3.7
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 26, 2014
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4.0
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 25, 2014
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3.9
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 24, 2014
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4.3

In other words, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan and other enemies of Syria covertly backed the rebels inside Syria and watched as many of them – including ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 23, 2014
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3.7
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 22, 2014
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4.0

because, I mean, among many other things, one of the reasons that we have virtually no Republican in Congress who even acknowledges the reality of climate change is because ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 22, 2014
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4.0
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 20, 2014
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3.9
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 19, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.5

We can’t fight climate change without dealing with inequality in our countries and between our countries. —- But I think what the right understands, and ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 18, 2014
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3.8

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 17, 2014
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3.9

Snowden’s critics have accused his actions of contributing from everything from the rise of ISIS to Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine. ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 16, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.2

The ties of pundits to Pentagon contractors who stand to profit off war are not disclosed by the media where they proffer their views. —- And so, of ... More »

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NT Rating: 4.4 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy reviewed this story - Sep 15, 2014
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3.9
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NT Rating: 4.1 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy reviewed this story - Sep 14, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.5

Downing Street memo: “US scrambling to establish a link between Iraq and Al Qaida is so far frankly unconvincing…We are still left with a problem of bringing public ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 13, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.2

And the idea that foreign donors “created” the Islamic State overlooks the remarkable self-sufficiency of the extremists, who’ve built a corporation-style management ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Sep 12, 2014
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2.9
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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Sep 12, 2014
Randy reviewed this story - Sep 11, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.3

As it turns out, economists have studied the dynamics of this transition, and each time reached the same conclusion. Because gas undercuts wind and sun just as much as it ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 10, 2014
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3.6
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 9, 2014
Randy's Rating
3.9
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NT Rating: 4.1 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy reviewed this story - Sep 8, 2014
Randy's Rating
3.9

And what this comes down to is: Do lawmakers know? When someone from a research organization approaches them with a policy recommendation, do they know that a foreign ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 8, 2014
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3.3
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 7, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.2
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 6, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.0

Let’s get this straight: You should spend taxpayer money to build broadband when we have zero interest in an area because we don’t think we will make money, but ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 5, 2014
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3.8
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 5, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.2
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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 4, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.6

It’s not just that the lessons of the abject failure of the press corps in the run-up to war in Iraq seem to have been forgotten. Watching post-invasion reality in the ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Sep 3, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.0
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NT Rating: 3.9 | See All NT Reviews »
Randy reviewed this story - Sep 2, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.2

Echoing Benjamin Nentayahu (and Hillary Clinton), Elizabeth Warren’s clear position is that Israel bears none of the blame for any of this. More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Aug 31, 2014
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4.2
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Randy reviewed this story - Aug 31, 2014
Randy's Rating
3.7
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Randy reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.4

And that was the real danger of aerial bombardment of the style the Americans conduct. They level countries and then tell people, “Well, create a democracy.” It ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Aug 28, 2014
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3.7
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Randy reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Randy's Rating
3.8

Policymakers also must consider whether these companies are entitled to act on their own: If they are the victim of a foreign cyberattack, are they morally or legally ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.3

“The idea with minimization is that the government is basically supposed to pretend this information doesn’t exist, unless it falls under certain narrow categories,” ... More »

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