Walker's PolitiFact Ratings Still About 2:1 On The False Side

Sunday, June 3, 2012

This is the PolitiFact filter through which you always need to run Scott Walker statements:

The odds are about two-to-one that when Walker says one thing, something else is truthier

Walker's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Walker's statements for that ruling.

Here are just the 19 statements rated fully "false:"

Says new figures he released showing Wisconsin job gains for 2011 are "the final job numbers."

"We gave every public employee in the state the freedom to choose whether or not they want to be in a union."

Says recall organizers "started their website last November" and began work on their effort before he even took office.

The St. Norbert College/Wisconsin Public Radio poll has "been wrong in almost every election."

"The overwhelming number" of school districts reported their staff stayed the same or grew after the 2011-’13 state budget  

"The largest category of people coming into the technical schools in Wisconsin are people with four-year degrees."

"Under our (2011-’13) budget, the average (Wisconsin) property taxpayer will save $700."

Says many public-employee unions falsely told their Wisconsin members his budget-repair bill sought 12 percent to 13 percent of their incomes for health insurance premiums.

Two years ago we had "the largest structural deficit ever in Wisconsin."

"The things I said (during the prank call by a blogger posing as GOP contributor David Koch) are the things I’ve said publicly all along" about the Wisconsin budget debate.

When it comes to protesters in Madison, "almost all" are now from outside of Wisconsin.

"I campaigned on (the proposals in the budget repair bill for Wisconsin) all throughout the election. Anybody who says they are shocked on this has been asleep for the past two years."

"The alternative" to higher state worker pension and health care payments "is to look at 1,500 layoffs of state employees or close to 200,000 children who would be bumped off Medicaid-related programs."

Wisconsin employers have repeatedly said in surveys that our anti-business litigation climate is one of the most important factors affecting their expansion decisions.

In Wisconsin, 98 percent of all small businesses will qualify for income-tax relief under my plan, freeing them to expand and create jobs.

"Scientists have shown us (that) the greater possibilities, the real science movement, has been with adult stem cell research. It has not been with embryonic."

Says Mark Neumann = Nancy Pelosi

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