Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Statements about Income

Mostly False

Most studies disagree

False

Factoid does not compute

Mostly False

Most don't qualify for benefits that high

 Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

"Common welfare programs give income of $43,330 or $20.83 an hour."

— Rhode Island

True

Among the lowest

Mostly False

Minimum wage factoid not based on the minimum wage

Mostly True

True for individuals, not always for families

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

Not that simple

Pants on Fire!

Myth repeated 4 times in 45 seconds.

Mostly False

77 cents not based on a job-by-job comparison

Pants on Fire!

Another lie that won't die

Pants on Fire!

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