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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 23, 2018
By Seton Motley
One of our ongoing, recurring themes is – College IS for Dummies.
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January 22, 2018
By Seton Motley
We have spent the last year-plus repeatedly stating that President Donald Trump’s biggest error – has been not having made many, many more people leave government after he arrived.
January 21, 2018
By Seton Motley
You have, of course, spent the last decade-plus watching the entirety of the actually-private sector “go paperless.”
January 18, 2018
By Seton Motley
Now as anyone who knows me knows – I am not one to lightly call for more government in any way, shape matter or form.

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