Friday, October 31st, 2014

Statements about Unions

False

$2 billion worth of assumptions

Mostly True

He offered the warnings as Auditor General

Pants on Fire!

An inflammatory claim

 Local 799 of the International Assoc. of Fire Fighters

Local 799 of the International Assoc. of Fire Fighters

"Elorza wants to teach our public school children about the ‘non-existence of God.’"

— Rhode Island

True

And 36 others are collecting over $100,000 a year

Mostly False

Campaign letter oversimplifies, overreaches

False

Poll is nearly two years old and not exactly on point

Half-True

A claim too simple for a global economy

Pants on Fire!

Wrong date, wrong allegation

True

Parks, administration, transportation saw biggest cuts

Half-True

Not if you take a longer-term view.

Mostly False

Decrease in home care was smaller, no evidence it was due to unionization