Friday, October 31st, 2014

Statements about Poverty

Mostly True

True for individuals, not always for families

False

It was true for a brief moment in mid-2012

Mostly False

Overstated, unsubstantiated

Half-True

He takes too much credit

Mostly True

UPDATED: New Mexico is the exception

 Occupy Democrats

Occupy Democrats

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

— Rhode Island

True

Statistic typically peaks after recessions

Mostly True

Nearly one in five Texas women

Full Flop

Medicaid shift is part of Scott's more moderate agenda

Half-True

Crist picked the high end from one study

False

A oft-repeated, and wrong, statistic

Mostly True

Figure is a bit lower if you include part-time jobs