Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Statements about Science

Pants on Fire!

An inflammatory claim

 Local 799 of the International Assoc. of Fire Fighters

Local 799 of the International Assoc. of Fire Fighters

"Elorza wants to teach our public school children about the ‘non-existence of God.’"

— Rhode Island

False

Wind power tops solar in dependability

Half-True

Flat at record highs

Mostly True

Not the deep ocean

Sheldon Whitehouse

Sheldon Whitehouse

The oceans "have become 30 percent more acidic."

— Rhode Island

Mostly True

True for Newport, less so for Providence

Pants on Fire!

Cat-agorically untrue

 Central Falls Police Department

Central Falls Police Department

"Statistics show one male cat can father 420,000 kittens in five years."

— Rhode Island

False

Something smells wrong here.