Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Statements about Federal Budget

False

Only if you arbitrarily exclude a majority of federal spending

Mostly True

A little more to the story

Half-True

Old claim, old number, still misleading

Pants on Fire!

Too few consulted Google before sharing

False

Evidence says Medicare benefits are stable

Pants on Fire!

Cassidy voted for the same budget deal

Mostly False

For today's retirees, Medicare is a VERY good deal

 National Republican Senatorial Committee

National Republican Senatorial Committee

Says cuts to Medicare affect people who have already "paid in. We paid for it."

— National

Half-True

An old, problematic talking point