Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Statements about Income

Mostly False

Minimum wage factoid not based on the minimum wage

Mostly True

True for individuals, not always for families

Mostly False

Number refers to group who’d gain from $10.10 an hour

Mostly True

A flat recovery for most Americans

Mostly True

Role of discrimination unclear

Half-True

Don't take this one to the bank

Pants on Fire!

Actually, more recent stats show them rising

Mostly True

UPDATED: New Mexico is the exception

 Occupy Democrats

Occupy Democrats

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

— Rhode Island

Mostly True

Best-available stat backs him

Mostly True

With traditional CPI, the difference is even greater.

Half-True

A claim too simple for a global economy