republic http://wlrn.org en Constitutional Myths: What We Get Wrong and How to Get it Right http://wlrn.org/post/constitutional-myths-what-we-get-wrong-and-how-get-it-right <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">06/12/13 Wednesday's&nbsp;</span><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is with Humboldt State University Senior Research Fellow <strong><a href="http://www.rayraphael.com/">Ray Raphael.</a></strong>&nbsp; A prolific author, Raphael’s latest work is </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/109Ui1F">CONSTITUTIONAL MYTHS:&nbsp; What We Get Wrong and How to Get It Right</a></strong>.&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One myth is that the Founding Fathers wanted limited government.&nbsp; Instead, they created a republic, rather than a democracy.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Another is the Bill of Rights.&nbsp; It was initially opposed by each state delegation.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Learn more on </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;at&nbsp;1pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD1</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;rebroadcast at 7pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD2</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and audio on-demand after the live program. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 15623 at http://wlrn.org Constitutional Myths: What We Get Wrong and How to Get it Right