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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 6, 2022
By Seton Motley
Big Tech firms are legally protected from often valid claims of wrongdoing because legislators and policymakers on both sides of the aisle are in their pocket.
December 28, 2021
By Seton Motley
The Democratic alliance of Big Government and Big Business widens the wealth gap and hurts the financial prospects of most American citizens.
December 28, 2021
By Seton Motley
As government keeps expanding, redundancies among its agencies become more prevalent.
December 28, 2021
By Seton Motley
Other major powers relax environmental policy when it gets in the way of economic growth. The US doesn't, to its economic detriment, yet is still subject to a punishing carbon tax.

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