Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Statements about Poverty

Mostly True

That's pretty close, but beware a rural bias in the stats

False

It was true for a brief moment in mid-2012

True

Statistic typically peaks after recessions

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

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

True

Surveys confirm cost is biggest obstacle

False

Wrong on multiple levels

False

Catholic charity is big, but not that big

Mostly True

Romney, Obama on same side