Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Statements about Poverty

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

Half-True

Uses an unofficial poverty measure

Mostly True

Accurate, except for a few quibbles

True

Poverty, obesity linked

Mostly True

Close -- about one in six

Half-True

A word of caution about the number

Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci

"A quarter of our workers make $18,000 per year."

— PunditFact

Mostly False

Republicans run 3 of the top 20

Mostly True

Sometimes it doesn't pay to go where the money is

Mostly True

He could've said it a little better

Half-True

Percentage may have changed since data collected 18 years ago

 Facebook posts

Facebook posts

"44% of homeless people are employed."

— National

False

For 98 percent of families, he's wrong

Mostly True

It's a huge piece of the pie

False

List tracked surges in white residents