Friday, October 24th, 2014

Statements about Federal Budget

False

"No money" earned $117.5 billion in interest last year

Barry Hinckley

Barry Hinckley

"There's no money in Social Security."

— Rhode Island

Pants on Fire!

Pig roast goes up in flames

 Ocean State Policy Research Institute

Ocean State Policy Research Institute

"Dubious taxpayer-funded" stimulus spending -- Part II.

— Rhode Island

Pants on Fire!

Minimum service: 5 years. Maximum pay: 80 percent.

Mostly True

A billion here, a billion there . . .

 National Republican Congressional Committee

National Republican Congressional Committee

"The federal government borrows $4 billion every day."

— Rhode Island

Mostly False

This claim doesn't fly

Mostly False

Exponential? And what about Reagan's tax INCREASES?

True

Actually, the $1 billion was from food stamps. Over many years. In Texas.

False

Claim is 50 times too high