Citizen Dave




David Michael Miller

When Trump supporters rail against political correctness, they’re not really talking about laws that would ban them from saying what they think. They’re rebelling against evolving social norms that make it hard to publicly spew bigotry and hatred. more

Oct 25, 2016 10:45 AM Citizen Dave


David Michael Miller

Donald Trump exposed the fault lines within the Republican Party. The angry, conservative working-class men who make up the presidential nominee’s base now know the GOP establishment never really cared about them. They need to strike out on their own more

Oct 18, 2016 8:00 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments


David Michael Miller

Youthful idealists helped give the United States presidents Nixon, Reagan and Bush. While Citizen Dave loves much about young idealists, he frets they may now help give us President Trump. more

Oct 5, 2016 2:43 PM Citizen Dave 4 Comments

After more than 12 years we had to say goodbye to our Shetland sheepdog, Calvin. He helped make our house feel like home. more

Sep 29, 2016 10:00 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

Back from a month-long break, Dave is ready to return to his blog. But he’ll be writing less frequently, about once a week. He enjoyed his break from social media so much, however, that he is not going back. Good riddance, Twitter and Facebook. more

Sep 20, 2016 9:48 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments

After five years of continuous writing, I just need a break, some time to recharge the batteries. The unrelenting dark news cycles have sealed the deal for me. more

Aug 1, 2016 11:00 AM Citizen Dave


David Michael Miller

The last time a convention might have changed the outcome of an election was in 1968. But since then have conventions mattered? Not so much. more

Jul 29, 2016 5:06 PM Citizen Dave 1 Comments

On balance, social media is just a horrible thing. It encourages the very worst parts of human character: self-centeredness and cowardly viciousness. more

Jul 27, 2016 9:01 AM Citizen Dave


Joeff Davis

If you’re attending the RNC, you should be ashamed of yourself. If you’re currently in office, you should lose the next election. If you’re Catholic, you should confess this. more

Jul 20, 2016 10:08 AM Citizen Dave


David Michael Miller

Imagine a year from now — President Hillary Clinton is in office, Bernie Sanders is Commerce secretary, and Democrats are gearing up to take back the state Legislature. more

Jul 11, 2016 5:00 AM Citizen Dave


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