Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Statements about Veterans

Mostly True

The stats that are available support that

False

Major provisions, casework support are not "nothing"

Pants on Fire!

Cassidy voted for the same budget deal

Mostly False

The timing doesn't line up

Mostly True

It's pretty darn close

Pants on Fire!

He's gone once, and is scheduled to go again in 2014

False

Some big veterans groups didn't like the bill either

False

Veterans pensions, workers' comp were among programs in place then

Half-True

Cuts are not to VA budget

Half-True

Winning the battles but losing the war?

Mostly False

IEDs are easily the biggest killer, but they account for 50-60 percent of U.S. deaths

True

Most veterans have lower-than-average unemployment. Not so for post-9/11 vets