Friday, March 6th, 2015

Statements about Poverty

Mostly False

Most studies disagree

False

Factoid does not compute

False

What about the aborted flat tax and revised estate tax?

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

Mostly False

Minimum wage factoid not based on the minimum wage

Mostly True

True for individuals, not always for families

Mostly False

Overstated, unsubstantiated

Mostly True

UPDATED: New Mexico is the exception

 Occupy Democrats

Occupy Democrats

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

— Rhode Island

Half-True

Not that simple

Mostly False

Doherty's position is more nuanced