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 - May 24, 2015
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Randy reviewed this story - May 24, 2015
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4.3

CHRIS MATTHEWS: So you’re briefing the president on the reasons for war. They’re selling the war using your stuff, ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - May 23, 2015
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Randy reviewed this story - May 22, 2015
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3.5

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Randy reviewed this story - May 21, 2015
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3.9
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Randy reviewed this story - May 20, 2015
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4.6

Throughout the run-up to the war, Bush, Cheney, and their lieutenants repeatedly stated assertions to justify the war that were not supported by the intel. They also hyped ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - May 20, 2015
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3.9

There’s the indictment, issued by the intelligence officer who briefed Bush and Cheney: The Bush White House made a “false presentation” on “some ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - May 20, 2015
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4.5

Well, let’s not — because that’s a false narrative, and everyone who was involved in the debate over the war knows that it’s false. The Iraq war wasn’t an ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - May 19, 2015
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4.1

Among 18- to 29-year-olds, nearly half had a positive view of “socialism,” while only 47 percent viewed “capitalism” favorably. More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - May 19, 2015
Randy reviewed this story - May 18, 2015
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Randy reviewed this story - May 17, 2015
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4.5

Almost without a doubt, Obama’s remarks were carefully scripted. And it’s likely all of these “whispers” suddenly circulating on the Hill about a ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - May 16, 2015
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3.5
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Randy posted and reviewed this story - May 15, 2015
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4.0

And revenue statistics alone don’t tell the whole story. Net earnings, or income, didn’t see the same kind of boost as revenue. In fact, if we look at the same fiscal ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - May 15, 2015
Randy reviewed this story - May 15, 2015
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3.3
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Randy reviewed this story - May 14, 2015
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4.5

If they run into discrimination or regulatory squeezing by a foreign government, they can use an extra-judicial process to recoup their investment. Workers screwed over by ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - May 12, 2015
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3.6

Yet during her unsuccessful US Senate bid in 2010, her opponents slammed her record at HP. When she led the firm, it laid off 18,000 workers, and its stock declined by 41 ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - May 12, 2015
Randy posted and reviewed this story - May 11, 2015
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4.2

Last year, French researchers found an almost three-fold increase in the incidence of brain cancer in people with more than 900 hours of lifetime cellphone use. Then, in ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - May 11, 2015
Randy reviewed this story - May 9, 2015
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4.0
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Randy reviewed this story - May 8, 2015
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3.9

Instead of giving huge tax breaks to corporations which ship our jobs to China and other low-wage countries, we need to provide assistance to workers who want to purchase ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - May 8, 2015
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4.3

Deregulating the banking industry might have helped the titans of Wall Street but not people on Main Street. The Clinton era epitomized the vast difference between ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - May 7, 2015
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3.4
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Randy reviewed this story - May 4, 2015
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4.4
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Randy reviewed this story - May 4, 2015
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4.2

What we see instead in many public figures is, however, the behavior George Orwell described in one of his essays: “Believing things which we know to be untrue, and then, ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - May 3, 2015
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4.0
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Randy reviewed this story - May 1, 2015
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3.6

“Almost everyone, of course, is going to support killing people who are trying to kill us, but that’s not who we are necessarily targeting in each case,” said Sarah ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - May 1, 2015
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3.4

In an online video posted Thursday morning, Clinton welcomed Sanders to the race, adding, “To those who agree with Bernie Sanders on the issues, let me say this: I am ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 30, 2015
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4.2

“This settlement, which involves no jail time for any traders, seems out of sync with the problems identified. To make matters worse, many of the traders responsible ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 29, 2015
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4.3
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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 28, 2015
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4.6

Saudi Arabia and Israel have made clear over the past few years that they regard the overthrow of the Iranian-backed Assad government as a geopolitical priority even if it ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 27, 2015
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3.4

With no industry think tank career waiting in the wings, Wheeler’s showing he’s willing to stand up to industry giants AT&T, Verizon and Comcast, something ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 26, 2015
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4.5

Under the TPP, however, even larger judgments can be anticipated, since the sort of “investment” it protects includes not just “the ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 25, 2015
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4.6

The middle finger was preceded by other gestures that he maintained longer. He was using the camera as some sort of mirror and appears to be occupying and mildly amusing ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 24, 2015
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4.3
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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 23, 2015
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4.3

Indeed, for thoughtful and/or progressive Democrats, the prospect of a President Hillary Clinton could represent a step back from some of President Barack Obama’s more ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 22, 2015
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3.6

No-one bothered to check if the company that makes billions in profits is paying workers a living wage and offering decent benefits so we don’t have to use public aid ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Apr 21, 2015
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3.5

Sharon Bomer Lauritsen and Christopher Wilson both represented biotech companies. As economist Joseph Stiglitz has argued, the TPP could restrict ... More »

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