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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Inexplicably Sues City of Los Angeles in Further Waste of Healthcare...

Once again, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is putting the political and personal interests of its publicity-seeking founder, Michael Weinstein, ahead of the healthcare...

It is Wrong for Medicare-Supported AIDS Healthcare Foundation to Spend Millions on Political Campaigns...

In November, California voters will decide whether to re-write the law regarding home ownership and real...

FPPC Response to Supervisor Andrew Do Complaint

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has finally responded to a complaint made against an Orange County politician who misappropriated taxpayer dollars...

Rot At The Top is now on Twitter

Rot At The Top is now on Twitter. Follow us at @Rotattop.

TBT Column: Impeached for the wrong crimes? OC Register, October 11, 1998

I wrote this column more than 20 years ago, the last time Congress impeached a President. As you’ll see, I thought there were plenty...

Activists Threaten to Sue Steel and Rackauckas If They Don’t Pay Back County For...

On January 27, 2018, Supervisor Michelle Steel held a meet and greet in conjunction with...

Letter to District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Supervisor Michelle Steel

Here is a copy of the letter that Shirley Grindle and I sent to Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Orange County Supervisor...

On OC Podcast: Illegal Campaigning Using Taxpayer Funds with Shirley Grindle and Bill Mitchell

Thanks to Norberto Santana and the Voice of OC for having me as a guest on the “On OC” podcast to discuss how Shirley...

Inside OC with Rick Reiff: Ethics and Politics with Bill Mitchell

I was honored to discuss my favorite topic – ethics in local government – on Rick Reiff’s PBS show, “Inside OC.” In this panel,...

About Rot At The Top

The expression “rot at the top” refers to the malevolence of powerful elites, principally government officials, wealthy aristocrats and corporate titans.  While the expression...