Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Statements about Economy

Mostly True

UPDATED: New Mexico is the exception

 Occupy Democrats

Occupy Democrats

"Nine out of the 10 poorest states are Red states."

— Rhode Island

Mostly True

With traditional CPI, the difference is even greater.

Half-True

Numbers went up. Why is less clear.

False

Figure applies to personal income, not spending

False

Expensive, but not the "most expensive."

Mostly True

Hyperbole aside, evidence supports claim

False

Wind power tops solar in dependability

Mostly True

Not the deep ocean

Sheldon Whitehouse

Sheldon Whitehouse

The oceans "have become 30 percent more acidic."

— Rhode Island

Mostly False

Latest figures show otherwise

Mostly True

Many measures, each flawed