Copyright Attribution

Images and other copyrighted material in posts are credited where they appear (when appropriate or required). Paid products and services are not attributed unless required by their license terms.

This page provides appropriate attribution for the free technologies upon which this website is built, and the free components, tools, fonts, icons, and images that are incorporated into the development or operation of the Off on a Tangent custom WordPress theme and plugin.

I am indebted to all of the authors and contributors whose creations play a part in this website.

If you believe that appropriate attribution has not been made here or elsewhere on the site, please contact me. I intend to give credit wherever it is due and I apologize if I have missed anything.


  • Tangent Plugin
    WordPress integration and advanced features for Off on a Tangent
    Copyright © 1995-2024, Scott Bradford CE (All Rights Reserved)
  • Tangent Theme
    WordPress theme, including design and layout, for Off on a Tangent
    Copyright © 1995-2024, Scott Bradford CE (All Rights Reserved)


  • Bootstrap
    Front-end design framework and toolkit
    Copyright © 2011-2024, Bootstrap Authors (License: MIT)
  • Bootstrap Icons
    Icons and other utility images
    Copyright © 2019-2024, Bootstrap Authors (License: MIT)
  • Bootstrap Navbar Dropdowns
    Menubar navigation enhancements
    Copyright © 2014-2020, Guilherme Fontenele (License: MIT)
  • jQuery
    JavaScript utility library
    Copyright © 2006-2024, OpenJS Foundation & contributors (License: MIT)
  • js-cookie
    Cookie management library
    Copyright © 2018-2024, Klaus Hartl, Fagner Brack, & GitHub Contributors (License: MIT)
  • js-dos
    Special compatibility system
    Copyright 2019-2024, Alexander Guryanov & contributors (License: GNU GPL 2.0)
  • jsVectorMap
    Mapping system including U.S. and world maps
    Copyright © 2020-2024, Mustafa Omar (License: MIT)
  • Lightbox2
    Lightbox and gallery framework
    Copyright © 2015, Lokesh Dhakar (License: MIT)
  • MaxMind GeoLite2
    Geolocation database (for jurisdiction notices)
    Copyright © 2024, MaxMind Inc. (License: GeoLite2 EULA)
  • Mousetrap
    Keyboard shortcut framework
    Copyright © 2012-2020, Craig Campbell (License: Apache 2.0)
  • PHP MoonPhase
    Calculate the moon phase (for determining lunar-based holidays)
    Copyright © 2012-2024, Samir Shah, Tobias Köngeter, & contributors (License: MIT)
  • Popper
    Tooltip and popover positioning engine
    Copyright © 2019-2024, Federico Zivolo (License: MIT)


  • Lato by Łukasz Dziedzic, Adam Twardoch, and Botio Nikoltchev
    Primary font (most text content)
    Copyright © 2010-2018, Łukasz Dziedzic (License: SIL OFL 1.1)
  • Nunito Sans by Vernon Adams, Jacques Le Bailly, Manvel Shmavonyan, and Alexei Vanyashin
    Secondary font (logo, headers, etc.)
    Copyright © 2016, Nunito Project Authors (License: SIL OFL 1.1)



Optimization Tools

  • CSS Optimizer (CSSO)
    CSS optimizer and minifier
    Copyright © 2011-2015, Sergey Kryzhanovsky
    Copyright © 2015-2021, Roman Dvornov (License: MIT)
  • OptiPNG
    PNG optimizer and compressor
    Copyright © 2001-2017, Cosmin Truta & contributors (License: Zlib)
  • UglifyJS
    JavaScript optimizer and minifier
    Copyright © 2012-2022, Mihai Bazon & contributors (License: BSD 2-clause)

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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.