Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Statements about Federal Budget

Mostly True

Vouchers as alternative to federal bailout of auto makers

False

Smith as victim?

Half-True

Chained CPI will save the government money

Mostly True

It was more like $70 million

Mostly False

Doesn't grasp important distinctions in CBO report

Mostly True

claim comes close

Mostly False

All things counted, no

False

For starters, two-thirds of stimulus was tax cuts and entitlements

Half-True

Both parties have offered extensions.

True

Federal government covers all costs

Mostly False

Initial claim wrong; clarification is true but not that meaningful