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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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January 16, 2019
By Seton Motley
This Donald Trump-Russia Collusion nonsense – is nonsense for about nine million different reasons.
January 10, 2019
By Seton Motley
We less government types love federalism – rightly defined, of course.
December 20, 2018
By Seton Motley
The Donald Trump Administration has thankfully eradicated another Barack Obama Administration legacy liability.
December 18, 2018
By Seton Motley
For those who don’t pay particularly close attention to politics – those on the Left lie. A LOT.

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