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Seton Motley

Seton Motley is the president of Less Government, a DC-based non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the power of government and protecting the First Amendment from governmental assault.

One of America's leading authorities on technology and telecom policy, Motley is a writer, television and radio commentator, political and policy strategist, lecturer, debater, activist, and policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.

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April 22, 2018
By Seton Motley
The Supreme Court is currently considering South Dakota v Wayfair, A case debating whether or not state and municipal governments can collect their respective sales taxes.
April 19, 2018
By Seton Motley
We’ve oft noted the government’s inability to do well…just about anything.
April 10, 2018
By Seton Motley
There are very many stupid aspects of the stupid government power grab that is Network Neutrality. A brief reintroduction….
April 7, 2018
By Seton Motley
There are a great many ridiculous ancillary results of the Left-Media’s ridiculous “Russia Collusion!” assault on now-President Donald Trump.

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