Statements about Poverty

Pants on Fire!

Er, the Fire Department sets fire to the house for training purposes

Mostly True

Leading Dems want economic empowerment for all

Mostly True

Counting a sad statistic

True

Grim statistic is well-supported

Half-True

Difference between raw numbers and rate

True

Home web access links to income

False

Only if you arbitrarily exclude a majority of federal spending

Mostly False

Israel and Mexico have higher rates

Mostly False

Moms matter, but this stat is wrong

True

Make that 31.5 cents