Monday, July 6th, 2015

Statements about Economy

Full Flop

Um, signing is supporting

Mostly False

Most studies disagree

False

Factoid does not compute

Mostly True

Census says so

Mostly True

Number of jobs and workers can differ

Mostly False

If you include high schoolers, senior citizens....

False

What about the aborted flat tax and revised estate tax?

Mostly True

Data is a bit fuzzy, but a safe estimate

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

False

A flawed comparison

Mostly True

Distinction is whether jobs will be for existing Georgians

Half-True

No smoking gun for numbers that high

True

Recovery is finally picking up steam

Mostly True

Yes, using the most common measure