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But it wasn’t always that way.
He was raised during a time when teenagers were strenuously warned that tattoos were a death sentence to a successful career in virtually any field – except perhaps a sailor.
Throughout most of his life Champion declined to get tattooed, including his time as an Army Ranger. After the military he was often putting handcuffs on people with gang members tattoos. Then it was high-end corporate sales; an occupation hardly conducive to tattoos.
The new millennium found Champion doing political talk radio and engaged as a legal consultant on federal regulatory matters – activities in which he was heard but rarely seen. The time was right! He set out to collect his first small piece of body art; a Ranger-style scroll on his left shoulder with the words “Molon Labe”. (That small tattoo has since been covered by a much larger piece.)
Realized at age 13, after receiving his first paycheck, that if the income tax operated as he government claimed, it would be in conflict with the U.S. Constitution and the unalienable rights of the American people.
Joined the U.S. Army and became an Airborne Ranger, assigned to the 3rd Ranger Battalion.