Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Statements about Crime

Mostly True

Figure nearly correct; factors other than the law also at work

Mostly True

Newer figure slightly lower

Mostly False

Only for federal abortion funding

False

Receptionist arrested, convicted

Pants on Fire!

Lurid Twitter claims create a hot mess

Mostly False

A deeper look suggests otherwise

Mostly True

Numbers check out, though the rise isn’t statewide — it’s driven by Milwaukee County

False

Some cases of double voting, but none of quintuple or sextuple ballots

True

The approach the group uses inflates the number by including suicides, but even when taken out Moore is on target

False

What about that criminal investigation and pressure on Kratz to turn himself in to regulators?