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Monopoly: ‘One Size Fits All’ – Fits Hardly Anyone At All

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Seton Motley | Less Government | LessGovernment.org

I’m 6’5” – and a bit of a weight gym rat. “One Size Fits All” – just about never, ever fits me. In fact, “One Size Fits All”…is a monopoly – and thus fits hardly anyone at all. One-size-fits-none monopolies – are always a bad idea. Government monopolies are particularly awful. To wit: Government-medicine Medicare.  […]

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The Trump Administration Shouldn’t Help Big Music Rob Songwriters

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Seton Motley | Red State | RedState.com

Whenever the issue of songwriting royalties arises, the most common reaction is “Wait a second – the federal government sets music royalty rates?” Yes – sad, but true. Trump Signs Sweeping New Music Licensing Legislation: “The bipartisan act addresses music licensing and royalty legislation, among other issues related to music rights….. “The legislation includes a […]

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Open Letter to Congress – On the Attempt to Create a Government Music Royalty Non-Profits

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To the Members of Congress – House and Senate, Bizarrely, the federal government has set music royalty payment rates for decades.  What songwriters get paid – is determined by…you guys and gals.  Rather than by private negotiations between the private parties involved.  There exists the government middle man. You are currently considering the Music Modernization […]