Broadcast Episodes: Cincinnatus

The 22nd Amendment codified the two-term limits on Presidents. While the original Constitution put no limits on the number of terms any elected official could serve, the example set by George Washington of two elected terms was long considered the de facto rule for Presidents. If two terms were enough for him, who would dare think themselves above that?

The story of the Roman leader Cincinnatus and the Society he inspired in the United States sets the stage for the 22nd Amendment.


Original Airdate: April 14, 2011


About Dave

Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren plus one on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week. He also writes for several other blogs and as a "Stay at home Dad" plays a lot of games with his son. Dave loves books, history and is learning to weld and drive a forklift. Just for fun. Dave is also a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Member of the US Submarine Veterans.

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