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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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November 17, 2017
By Seton Motley
Government is always looking to expand its ability to lord over the private sector.
November 16, 2017
By Seton Motley
We spent nigh the duration of the very awful Barack Obama Administration chronicling in-depth the in-depth cronyism they serially, unilaterally shoveled at the Silicon Valley.
November 16, 2017
By Seton Motley
Presidential candidate Donald Trump ran for two years on several key legislative components. The big three were Obamacare repeal, tax-cuts-and-code-reform and a monstrous, massive infrastructure bill.
November 9, 2017
By Seton Motley
There are lots and LOTS of reasons government shouldn’t choose which energy sources We the People use.
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