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 - Nov 22, 2014
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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 20, 2014
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3.9

“What the diocese is saying is, ‘We can fire anybody, and we have absolute immunity from even going to trial, as long as we think they’re violating our ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 19, 2014
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3.7

His previous patience has proven to be time squandered, and his search for common ground with folks who wanted his head on a pike turned out to be a case study in bad poker ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 18, 2014
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3.8

Remember all the mockery of Obama administration assertions that budget deficits, which soared during the financial crisis, would come down as the economy recovered? Surely ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 17, 2014
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3.6

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 16, 2014
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3.7
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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 16, 2014
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4.1

One of the few unique aspects to her, perhaps the only one, is how the genuinely inspiring gender milestone of her election will (following the Obama model) be exploited to ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 15, 2014
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4.6

We, people in the media, have an obligation to reframe this argument, to tell people that they can change the world, that we are connected to one another. We have more in ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 14, 2014
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3.2

The left wing of the House Democratic caucus was dubious enough about Obama’s plan as it was, preferring a single-payer plan. Thus it was necessary for Obama to portray ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 13, 2014
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3.4
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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 11, 2014
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4.1

So let’s be clear about what’s happening here. Judges who support this cruel absurdity aren’t stupid; they know what they’re doing. What they are, instead, is ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 10, 2014
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4.0

Our domestic federal, state and local policies would be required to comply with TPP rules. The TPP would even ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 9, 2014
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3.8
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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 9, 2014
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4.0

The right’s argument is, in effect, that every American who gained subsidized coverage through healthcare.gov shouldn’t have been able to do so. Why not? Because, ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 9, 2014
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4.1

Not that any of this real life evidence has gotten any Republicans we know of to admit they were wrong —- But the biggest secret of the Republican triumph ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 8, 2014
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4.5

That was the verbiage, “liar’s loans.” The FBI warned that there was going to be an epidemic of these liar’s loans way back in ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 8, 2014
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4.4

And now, with Holder about to leave office and his Justice Department reportedly wrapping up its final settlements, the state is effectively putting the finishing touches ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 7, 2014
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4.1
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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 5, 2014
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4.2

With total US wealth of $84 trillion, the three-year change represents a transfer of wealth of over a trillion dollars from the bottom half of America to the richest one ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 4, 2014
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4.1

Environmentalist George Marshall argues that all the dithering since 1992 may mean it’s already too late. Instead of containing rising temperatures to 2 °C—which is ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Nov 4, 2014
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4.2

After all, doesn’t their success with money mean that they know how the economy really works? Actually, no. In fact, business leaders often give remarkably bad ... More »

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Randy posted and reviewed this story - Nov 3, 2014
Randy reviewed this story - Nov 2, 2014
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3.8

Foremost Group is the source of most of Senator McConnell’s fortune through gifts and inheritance from his in-laws. It is a shadowy corporation, utilizing a complex ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 1, 2014
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4.3

…the drug bust went unnoticed in Kentucky, where every bit of McConnell-related news has generated fodder for the campaign trail. More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Nov 1, 2014
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3.9
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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 29, 2014
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4.2

They could share with readers all the questions that they can’t get a straight answer to; and all the important issues of public interest that remain shrouded in ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 29, 2014
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4.2

Our inability to invest doesn’t reflect something wrong with “Washington”; it reflects the destructive ideology that has taken over the Republican Party. More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 28, 2014
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4.4

There are a couple of problems with Perry’s speech. First of all, he happens to be delivering it in Wichita, where, this summer, Boeing, for decades the largest ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 27, 2014
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3.6

There have been episodes of sustained congestion on Comcast’s network," states the authors. “When companies have paid to improve congestion issues, the ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 26, 2014
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4.3

So let me get this straight, Kansas. Losing a billion dollars in revenue and having your credit rating downgraded — that, you can afford. Sam Brownback, who is to ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 25, 2014
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4.2

When the U.S. asks to go to a military base or to go to a factory that’s producing missiles, Iran says, “Wait a minute. You know, that’s not part of our agreement ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 23, 2014
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4.2

The less charitable way is to say Pew discovered that conservatives are consuming a right-wing media full of lies and misinformation, whereas liberals are more interested ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 22, 2014
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4.2

None of the U.S. officials from the Bush and Obama administrations who unleashed Blackwater and other mercenary forces across the globe are being forced to answer for their ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 21, 2014
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4.1

But what was deemed ill-gotten loot 40 years ago is now legally accessible, countenanced by no less than the United States Supreme Court. —- More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 20, 2014
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3.9
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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 19, 2014
Randy's Rating
4.1

now the NIH says they are developing a vaccine. It sounds like this has been possible for a long time, but private corporations—and which this ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 18, 2014
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3.6
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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 18, 2014
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3.8

The report’s key conclusion is that this core right is impinged by mass surveillance programs: “Bulk access technology is indiscriminately corrosive of online privacy ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 17, 2014
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3.7

Press freedoms are under increasing assault in the English-speaking world—there have been similar controversies in the other Five Eyes alliance nations of the U.S., the ... More »

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Randy reviewed this story - Oct 16, 2014
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3.5

Obama could have leveled with the American public and said: Look, there’s not much we can do to help over there. Pretty much everything my best people have come up with ... More »

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