Get out the pitchforks

You’re probably familiar with the story of Bell, Callifornia. That’s the poor Los Angeles County town that was paying some of the highest salaries in the nation, including nearly $800,000 a year for its city manager. This leader of the community recently blew .28 after crashing into a neighbor’s mailbox. He’s resigned but in just a few years, his pension will grow to some

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