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It’s Baaaaaack…

September 13, 2011 by Omar Scott in An Uncommon Mind, Sports

If anybody tells you that baseball is still the national pastime they’re either delusional or lying to you and themselves.  It’s been obvious for years that football is king.  No not, much to my dismay, the football that is played in the rest of the world.  (I doubt any of you were actually thinking that but thought I’d add that for clarification purposes.  Okay, I’m a huge soccer fan.  What the hell?  Back to the topic, man!)  Football is the dominant sport in America today and really the foreseeable future.
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You Out There?

August 22, 2011 by Omar Scott in An Uncommon Mind, Society

Yeah, I did it again.  Another long unexplained absence.  I’m sure my six readers are wandering around blogless trying to figure out what’s going on.  I used to have seven readers but I’m sure at least one reader got tired of waiting for an update and moved on to another more frequently updated blog.  I’ll miss you dear reader number seven though you refused to comment on anything I wrote.
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Yes, God is a Republican

July 21, 2011 by Omar Scott in An Uncommon Mind, Politics

With European soccer season over and basketball season completed I’m left to focus my attention on my other favorite sport.  Yup, politics.  There’s something about politics that is so crazy.  With the presidential election getting underway so political posturing and general nonsense is at an all time high.
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Guest Blog: The Facts Are Irrelevant

July 14, 2011 by Omar Scott in An Uncommon Mind, Politics

A few months back I wrote about the game of chicken that Congress and the White House were playing with people’s livelihood.  They both blinked and the government wasn’t shutdown.  The can was just kicked down the road.  Once that squabble was over the political pundit class said the next big showdown was over raising the debt limit.
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The Same Thing Really Does Happen Every Night

I was flipping through my HBO channels one night and happened upon Bill Cosby’s classic standup comedy special “Bill Cosby: Himself”.  It brought back all sorts of cherished childhood memories of the Scott family, packed in the family car, laughing hysterically while listening to a recorded version of the performance.   This was the first time I had watched it as a parent.   It was not only still hilarious but also eye-opening.
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