Head Shot by Melissa Lew
Head Shot by Melissa Lew

Scott Bradford has been building web sites and using them to say what he thinks since 1995, which tended to get him in trouble with power-tripping assistant principals at the time. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from George Mason University, but has spent most of his career (so far) working on public- and private-sector web sites. He is not a member of any political party, and brands himself an ‘independent constitutional conservative.’ In addition to holding down a day job and blogging about challenging subjects like politics, religion, and technology, Scott is also a devout Catholic, gun-owner, bike rider, and music lover with a wife, two cats, and a dog.

Name: Scott Kenneth Bradford

Age: Thirty-four

Height: 174 centimeters (5’9″)

Eyes: I think they’re dark green, but it’s debatable

Hair: Brown

Spouse: My lovely wife Melissa Lew Bradford

Religion: Christian (Roman Catholic). Registered at St. Veronica Catholic Church

Patron Saint: St. Maximilian Kolbe, martyr of charity, patron of the pro-life movement, families, political prisoners, journalists, and drug addicts. “Kolbe is the patron saint of our difficult [twentieth] century” – Pope Saint John Paul II.

Education and Training: I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from George Mason University with an Information Technology concentration and an elective focus on Electronic Journalism. In addition, I continue to learn every day. A full list of completed coursework, both from my degree and my continuing education, is on the Education and Training page.

Employment: Currently employed by Web.com (formerly Network Solutions) as a web development tech lead. Previous employment includes:

Government-Issued Licenses:

  • Loudoun County, Virginia, Circuit Court
    • Permit to carry a concealed handgun
  • U.S. Federal Communications Commission
    • Licensed amateur radio, technician class (KM4DMF)
    • Licensed GMRS radio (WQSJ974)
  • Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Licensed driver
    • Licensed motorcyclist

Associations and Volunteer Groups:

Politics: I’m mostly ‘small-l’ libertarian on economic issues and somewhere center-right on social issues. I call myself an ‘independent constitutional conservative,’ although you might label me as part of the growing ‘conservatarian’ movement

Registered Voter: Of course! My first election was the 2000 election, which I still make fun of Florida about, and I have voted in every election since

Technology Platforms: Currently, I have one or more machines and devices that run each of the following (plus a ton of other things through virtualization and emulation):

Visit the computers and phones & handhelds pages for more information.

Automobiles:

Visit the cars page for more information.

Bicycles:

Visit the bikes page for more information.

Pets:

  • Mei Mei (cat; orange tabby)
  • Vincent (cat; orange tabby with white highlights)
  • Nena (dog; black chihuahua/terrier)

Visit the pets page for more information.

Favorite Albums:

  • Anything by Pink Floyd (except Ummagumma)
  • The Alan Parsons Project’s The Turn of a Friendly Card
  • Matchbox Twenty’s More Than You Think You Are
  • Vanessa Carlton’s Harmonium
  • The Bee Gees’ Mr. Natural
  • The Eagles’ Desperado
  • Countless others; I have eclectic tastes. . . .

Favorite Movies:

  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
  • Pink Floyd’s The Wall
  • Dr. Strangelove (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb)
  • The Exorcist
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Airplane!
  • The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine
  • The Abyss (Directors Cut)
  • countless others. . . .

Organ Donor: Absolutely

Scott Bradford has been building web sites and using them to say what he thinks since 1995, which tended to get him in trouble with power-tripping assistant principals at the time. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from George Mason University, but has spent most of his career (so far) working on public- and private-sector web sites. He is not a member of any political party, and brands himself an ‘independent constitutional conservative.’ In addition to holding down a day job and blogging about challenging subjects like politics, religion, and technology, Scott is also a devout Catholic, gun-owner, bike rider, and music lover with a wife, two cats, and a dog.