Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Statements about Children

Half-True

Uses an unofficial poverty measure

Mostly True

Accurate, except for a few quibbles

False

Physicians, fix thy statistics

 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

"Rhode Island’s teen binge drinking rate is double the national average."

— Rhode Island

Mostly True

Not a federal initiative, but some federal incentives

Mostly False

Decrease in home care was smaller, no evidence it was due to unionization

False

Confuses a web page with the actual program

Mostly True

How does one define 'work?'

Half-True

Comprehensive data is lacking for state-by-state comparisons

False

In fact, scientists do know

False

No evidence ultrasound effect that sweeping

False

Hundreds? Maybe two per year. Maybe.

False

Legislator miscounted, but says larger point remains