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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.

Recent Articles and Publications

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July 17, 2018
By Seton Motley
Thanks to the obscene over-officiousness of the Barack Obama Administration, we have spent much of our time the less decade or so discussing the incredible damage the federal government can do – and was doing – to…everything.
July 12, 2018
By Seton Motley
God bless the Internet – and its round-the-clock delivery of breaking news.
July 10, 2018
By Seton Motley
Ever since the Donald Trump Administration’s Trump Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it was undoing the Barack Obama Administration FCC’s very awful Network Neutrality, Leftists have been flexing the crazy they have long since gone.
July 5, 2018
By Seton Motley
The ongoing, rolling fact is – “green energy”…is neither green nor energy.

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