Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Statements about Welfare

Mostly True

Excluding the children, the disabled and the elderly

False

Twisting the meaning of a border security program

Mostly False

Once supported waivers; never asked for one

False

Government benefits were smaller than today, but far from zero

Pants on Fire!

That's not what the memo says

Half-True

One Census Bureau number supports it, but it's an unofficial one

False

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

Half-True

Record numbers, but wrong to focus blame on Obama

Half-True

Not all by himself

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum "reformed welfare."

— National