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Unless otherwise noted, the content on this website is my original work, and the views expressed therein are mine and mine alone. I do not accept unsolicited outside content or content-for-pay. Any contributions by other creators, including machine learning systems, will be clearly labeled as such.

I do not accept any payment, goods, or services from any company, association, charity, political party, or political action committee in return for writing on this web site. Potential conflicts of interest are noted whenever they arise.


Off on a Tangent is published by Scott Bradford in Chantilly, Virginia, USA. It is subject only to the duly-enacted, constitutionally-permissible civil laws of Loudoun County, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the United States of America.

It is not subject to laws enacted by these governments outside the authorities granted to them by the consent of the people. It is not subject to the laws of any other country, state, or locality. It is not subject to laws that conflict with the higher laws of God and nature.

Scott Bradford is a Latin Rite Catholic who is bound by all duly-enacted decrees and canon laws promulgated by the Holy See or the Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, and complementary norms enacted for the United States by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Any disputes relating to the use of this site or the content therein shall be adjudicated in the appropriate civil or canonical jurisdictions described above. By using this site, you waive any objection to this statement of jurisdiction.

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Orders, Subpoenas, and Warrants

U.S. National Security Letters

As of March 28, 2024, Off on a Tangent has received zero U.S. national security letters.

U.S. Subpoenas

As of March 28, 2024, Off on a Tangent has received zero U.S. federal subpoenas.

Virginia Subpoenas

As of March 28, 2024, Off on a Tangent has received zero Virginia subpoenas.

U.S. Search Warrants

As of March 28, 2024, Off on a Tangent has been subject of zero U.S. search warrants.

Virginia Search Warrants

As of March 28, 2024, Off on a Tangent has been subject of zero Virginia search warrants.

Orders from Other U.S. States

As of March 28, 2024, Off on a Tangent has received zero legal orders from other U.S. states.

Orders from Foreign Governments

As of March 28, 2024, Off on a Tangent has received zero legal orders from foreign governments.

DMCA and Copyright Claims

As of March 28, 2024, Off on a Tangent has received twenty-nine copyright claims, each relating to video content posted on YouTube. All of these claims are invalid and have been disputed under ‘fair use’ or other provisions of U.S. copyright law.

Notices From Hosting Provider

As of March 28, 2024, Off on a Tangent has received zero notifications from its web service providers that it has been the subject of any orders, subpoenas, or warrants they may have received.

Scott Bradford has been putting his opinions on his website since 1995—before most people knew what a website was. He has been a professional web developer in the public- and private-sector for over twenty years. He is an independent constitutional conservative who believes in human rights and limited government, and a Catholic Christian whose beliefs are summarized in the Nicene Creed. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from George Mason University. He loves Pink Floyd and can play the bass guitar . . . sort-of. He’s a husband, pet lover, amateur radio operator, and classic AMC/Jeep enthusiast.