EASATSIDER-By the time you read this post, the election will be over, and whatever the result, our democracy will stagger forward.

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UNEASY HINDSIGHT-I can’t be the only one who spent the night of the midterms tossing and turning.

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JUST SAYIN’-Election day came and went. And so did the Measure B scheme that would have allowed the City Council to forge ahead and open a local bank. 

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THE CITY--Last spring, the voters put tremendous pressure on the City Council to oppose California State Senator Scott Wiener’s SB 827. 

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AT LENGTH--Once again our nation’s flags were flown at half-staff, a custom signifying untimely death of a large group of people or the death of one deemed a national hero. 

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GELFAND’S WORLD--Here's one for the new House of Representatives to investigate: Yesterday, at a contrived and seemingly scripted performance at the presidential press conference, a young woman -- supposedly an intern -- tried to take the microphone from a senior White House Correspondent. 

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PLATKIN ON PLANNING-Every year I used to look forward to Esquire’s Dubious Achievement awards, and since the magazine has revived these awards, I have two nominees.

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@THE GUSS REPORT-While Florida is once again mired in post-election chaos, one thing Floridians made perfectly clear was that they wanted to end the cruel and exploitive “sport” of greyhound racing.

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COLE CABLE--More progressive Democrats in the House must be prepared to fight like hell against the Pelosi-Schumer establishment, which will try to make them quiescent and go along with corporate priorities.

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ALPERN AT LARGE--It is November, and YOU decided.  

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DEVELOPER DOUBLE TALK-Lately I’ve begun to take more interest in neighborhood politics.

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GELFAND’S WORLD--November 11 is an incredibly important date in the history of our civilization.

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