Citizen Dave




David Michael Miller

Those who want to move Madison College’s downtown campus to the south side say it makes a lot of sense: go where the students are. But it also might increase social isolation for all of us. more »

May 3, 2016 10:55 AM Citizen Dave


David Michael Miller

A no-confidence vote in Ray Cross and the Board of Regents will have no more political fallout than saying nothing, and it has the added advantage of being true. Even in this cynical season, there’s still some hope that in the end truth will matter. more »

Apr 29, 2016 8:43 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

The Judge Doyle Square project proposes keeping a TIF district alive to fund a parking ramp. The school district would like the district closed so it could get its $12 million. It’s not an unreasonable request. more »

Apr 18, 2016 11:57 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments


Jeff Miller/UW-Madison

UW Chancellor Ray Cross has a difficult job. But in his latest move, the cancellation of briefings on UW System budget cuts, he put raw politics or political calculation ahead of a search for the truth. more »

Apr 12, 2016 10:48 AM Citizen Dave 5 Comments


David Michael Miller

Hillary Clinton will almost surely be the Democratic nominee and very likely the next president. But she is not the future of the Democratic Party. That belongs to Bernie Sanders or, more accurately for the 74-year-old Sanders, his people. more »

Apr 8, 2016 8:24 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments

When you’re actually looking forward to a losing season and accepting your fate cheerfully, you’re more than just a fan or an optimist; you’re the kind of person who can appreciate life. more »

Apr 7, 2016 10:00 AM Citizen Dave

A "friend" suggests that to keep Trump or Cruz out of the White House, we vote for Bernie Sanders and hope for a brokered Democratic Convention, and a possible winning Joe Biden-Elizabeth Warren ticket. more »

Mar 31, 2016 12:27 PM Citizen Dave


David Michael Miller

​Based on limited testing during the 2015 deer season, about 9.5% of the state’s deer herd is now infected. With some simple extrapolation, that means some 80,000 might have been exposed to CWD. more »

Mar 28, 2016 2:00 PM Citizen Dave


David Michael Miller

America’s two-party political system is not found in the Constitution. It was not anticipated or thought of as necessary by the nation’s founders. It has buckled under the strain in the past and could do so again. more »

Mar 25, 2016 9:00 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments


David Michael Miller

A “friend” of Citizen Dave asks: With a Clinton nomination virtually in the bag, might it make sense to vote for Kasich in the Republican primary to derail Trump? more »

Mar 18, 2016 9:25 AM Citizen Dave 3 Comments


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