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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News: 60-90 minutes a day
Internet: 90 minutes a day or more
Politics: Far Left
Gender: Male
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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 29, 2014
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4.1

When the effective tax rates are lower for capital gains than for the incomes of the less affluent; when political processes are legally corrupted and circumvented for a ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 27, 2014
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3.3
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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 26, 2014
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4.2

But I think I know where conservatives get the idea that other people are sneaking around trying to indoctrinate children into unthinking ideologies. It’s because they ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 26, 2014
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3.9

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 24, 2014
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3.6

You’d have roughly 6 million people who would suddenly lose a benefit that they’ve come to value highly. This would cause a huge backlash. It’s hard to ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 23, 2014
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4.6

It reveals a confounding and convoluted system filled with exceptions to its own rules, and it relies on the elastic concept of “reasonable suspicion” as a standard for ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 22, 2014
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4.1
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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 21, 2014
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4.1

We have as strong property rights as you do in the United States." It’s not about property rights. And the fact that we’re putting it in the European agreement ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 20, 2014
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4.4

Rather than work out reasonable – albeit imperfect – compromises with various foreign leaders, the neocons and their liberal allies insist on ratcheting up demands to ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 20, 2014
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4.4

But the objectivity of the Obama administration, which has staunchly supported the coup regime, is in question as are the precise reasons for its judgments. ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 19, 2014
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4.0

Over the last two weeks, Mohyeldin’s reporting has been far more balanced and even-handed than the standard pro-Israel coverage that dominates establishment American ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 19, 2014
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3.8

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 17, 2014
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3.9

Over the last two-decades there has been a revolution in environmental health sciences that suggests the proportion of diseases attributable to chemical exposures is far ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 16, 2014
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3.7

However, Microsoft believes there are wide-ranging implications for such a statement, and it’s not the only company that thinks so. Verizon also responded, stating ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 15, 2014
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4.3

This reliance on glyphosate products makes Monsanto extremely vulnerable to research challenging the herbicide’s safety. —- The United States seems ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 15, 2014
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4.5

America’s biggest losers in the income inequality game are not about to win the lottery. Ain’t gonna happen. The game is rigged. —- Ha! ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 14, 2014
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4.1

It shows that the NSA is not just pursuing terrorism, as it claims, but ordinary citizens going about their daily communications. “The More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 14, 2014
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3.9

The defense minister added that “trust had been shaken” since the revelations by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden that US intelligence ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 13, 2014
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3.8

If the Obama administration and radical right, screaming about “illegals,” really want to curb the present refugee crisis, they need to address the roots causing people ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 12, 2014
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4.5

And conservatives don’t want to legitimize the notion that government action can ever have positive effects, because once you start down that path you might end up ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 11, 2014
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4.4

We are permitted to see only the smallest of snippets; virtually everything in this email chain is concealed, once again making a complete farce not only out of More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 11, 2014
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4.6
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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 10, 2014
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4.6
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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 9, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.2

But Washington was desperate to find terrorists to crush. The strongmen they imposed as rulers quickly discovered that they could exploit Washington’s blind ignorance ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 9, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.2
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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 7, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.7

Meanwhile, the neocon-dominated Western mainstream media has consistently downplayed the role of fascists and neo-Nazis in the Putsch of Feb. 22, in the subsequent violence ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 4, 2014
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3.6
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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 3, 2014
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4.0
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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 2, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.0

Actually, liberals get way better in their answers as their science ability increases, and conservatives get considerably worse: —- If Kahan is right, the ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jul 1, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.6

Jefferson believed, as did many of the founders, that the Supreme Court should be the final court of appeals on individual cases about individual people or organizations. ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jun 30, 2014
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4.0

But Kansas isn’t booming — in fact, its economy is lagging both neighboring states and America as a whole. Meanwhile, the state’s budget has plunged deep into ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jun 29, 2014
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4.0

Why should we ever expect that the vast majority of our fellow Americans, believing as they do in supernatural beings, would know good foreign policy if they saw it? ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jun 29, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.2

Don’t believe portrayals to the contrary – from anti-choice activists and the news media – that these kinds of protestors outside abortion clinics are not ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jun 28, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.4

It’s well known that more Africans fought alongside of the Redcoats—fought alongside the Redcoats than fought with the settlers. And this is understandable, because if ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jun 26, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.2

He said that sidewalks were areas where free speech must be protected—and that was a higher constitutional priority than public safety concerns surrounding women entering ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Jun 25, 2014
Randy's Rating
3.7

Advocates for the war insinuated that Saddam Hussein was colluding with Al Qaeda and was somehow involved in the 9/11 attacks. That, too, was false. —- ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Jun 25, 2014
Randy reviewed this story - Jun 24, 2014
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3.8

“The revolution that’s required isn’t a revolution of radical ideas, but the implementation of ideas we already have.” More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jun 22, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.0

The message is clear: Cheney, a corporate shill, was more loyal to Halliburton—and the millions of dollars he earned from the company—than to the United States, and he ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Jun 21, 2014
Randy's Rating
3.2

Patients and health care providers, in a series of interviews with The Huffington Post, complained that they are havingtrouble confirming that patients are insured, working ... More »

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