Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Statements about Stimulus

Mostly True

Opposed entirety of 2009 stimulus, not every single part

Pants on Fire!

Can’t be responsible if you’re not in office

Half-True

The numbers are hard but the connection and conclusion that Walden offers is less than solid.

Mostly False

Romney supported the concept of stimulus, not specific Obama plan

True

Specifically, it's the Big-Headed Ant

Mostly False

Number's wrong and plan's misrepresented

Half-True

'Robots' were glorified forklifts with melody alarms

Pants on Fire!

Zero credibility in worn-out claim

 National Republican Senatorial Committee

National Republican Senatorial Committee

The stimulus created "zero jobs."

— Virginia

Mostly False

Discussing the project isn't promising it'll get done

Pants on Fire!

A ridiculous claim no matter who says it

False

Stimulus bought more than jobs

 National Republican Congressional Committee

National Republican Congressional Committee

Says U.S. Rep. Ron Kind’s "stimulus cost taxpayers $278,000 per job."

— Wisconsin

Pants on Fire!

Pig roast goes up in flames

 Ocean State Policy Research Institute

Ocean State Policy Research Institute

"Dubious taxpayer-funded" stimulus spending -- Part II.

— Rhode Island