Posts Tagged ‘propaganda’

Lying with ‘facts’ on Social Security

PolitiFact Media is a project of the St. Petersburg Times and Congressional Quarterly to deliver PolitiFact content to subscribers.  One of those subscribers is the Star Ledger and the Politifact content delivered today consisted of calling “conservative activist Steve Lonegan” a liar when he claims that the “Social Security system is broke.”  They arrive at this conclusion by consulting four ‘experts’ and believing the three who said it’s not broke:

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Facts you should know about public pensions (if you want to stay sedated)

Eleven front organizations for different levels of government signed onto a fact sheet seeking to allay fears about municipal bonds, state bankruptcies, and public pensions.  As regards their facts on State and Local Pensions, they weren’t entirely truthful and I think I know why.

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