Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Statements about Government Efficiency

True

It was costly to the government and the economy

Mostly True

Experts say he's right, though shutdowns are unpredictable

Mostly True

It's about right, but a lot is checks to individuals

Half-True

Phillips distorts purpose of study

Mostly True

He said then that government had to control entrenched interests

Half-True

Libya did pass a budget in June, but the comparison means little

True

A bump in federal workers was more than cancelled out by losses at state, local levels

Mostly False

Claim is based on squishy report, according to the folks who wrote it

True

It could happen, most likely for new claims

Mostly True

Slightly overheated but basically correct