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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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January 20, 2021
By Seton Motley
Not only does CNN want to censor conservatives on principle – they want to censor conservatives because they draw bigger audiences than CNN
January 19, 2021
By Seton Motley
The advent of the Internet has created for us a New World.
January 12, 2021
By Seton Motley
When either behaves badly – it is devastating to We the People, when both behave badly – it is cataclysmic for We the People
January 11, 2021
By Seton Motley
It was for decades awful enough when cronyism seekers gave politicians campaign coin in exchange for crony government policies

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