Citizen Dave



David Michael Miller

Deer and God

I am neither religious nor spiritual. But for one week in November, when I go deer hunting, I reconsider my position on ultimate questions. For me, it’s the closest thing to going to church. more »

Nov 20, 2015 10:28 AM Citizen Dave

David Michael Miller

Clinton botches Wall Street answer

In the Nov. 14 Democratic debate, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley took the gloves off. Hillary Clinton, in general, did well. But she blew it when responding to Sanders’ challenge on donations to her campaign. more »

Nov 18, 2015 11:27 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments

David Michael Miller

The Democrats deserve to be in the minority

If the Democrats felt some need to come to the Republicans’ rescue with support for the Bucks arena and road borrowing, why didn’t they at least demand a high price for their votes? more »

Nov 16, 2015 10:45 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments

David Michael Miller

Observations from across the water

A few thoughts from our recent 10-day stay in Europe: Americans worry too much about safety. Scarce parking is good for cities. Good urbanism is good for public health. more »

Nov 9, 2015 10:18 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments

Narayan Mahon

Exactly wrong project is no big loss

Now that Exact Sciences has pulled out of the Judge Doyle Square project, the city is going back to the drawing table. That’s not a bad thing. more »

Nov 3, 2015 11:34 AM Citizen Dave

David Michael Miller

Guns on campus and in the woods

Allowing concealed carry on campus is a bad idea. The chances that a student will hit one of his colleagues rather than an assailant are high. more »

Nov 2, 2015 9:00 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments

Why Paul Ryan might be good for democracy

The Wisconsin congressman may actually want to govern, unlike the members of the Freedom Caucus. Maybe he can get our government functioning again. more »

Oct 28, 2015 9:05 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments

David Michael Miller

A downtown park is not needed

Proponents cite the lack of green space downtown. But residents have other nearby options and aren’t clamoring for a new park. more »

Oct 26, 2015 8:53 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments

David Michael Miller

Getting the senior discount on the kid’s meal

Dianne and I have discovered the kid’s meal at Culver’s: a regular size ButterBurger, soda and fries and a free scoop of custard. It makes us happy. more »

Oct 24, 2015 10:00 AM Citizen Dave

David Michael Miller

Feingold may not get a pass on guns this time

Former Sen. Russ Feingold has a mixed record on gun control. But the gun issue is more urgent than it was six years ago. Liberals should push Feingold on his positions. more »

Oct 22, 2015 11:19 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments


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