Yeah. Here's your reliable Politifact.<quoted text>
Perhaps you missed the posts that dealt with this topic, below is a recap of the material offered as rebutal to mytseryperson's chain email. The material for subjects-1 and 3 had been posted perviously, the material for subject-2 is posted now.
Here is the link to the original post by mysteryperson and deals with three separate subjects:
1.$168 per day in wealfare assistance
2. a survey by the United Nations International Health Organization
3. Presidential Cabinets
The first subject was debunked here:
The second subject is debunked here:
...Well, it turns out that there is no such entity as the United Nations International Health Organization and no evidence that such a survey was published by Investors Business Daily. Editorially, that newspaper has been a critic of reform, so it was plausible, but a search failed to turn up such a story.
...The alleged "bombshell" has been circulating in the ether for two years. While it's unclear who first sent it, I was able to find versions of it dating back to 2009.
It may have originated here:
Wednesday, 20 May 2009 00:00
Many of the stats are sourced to US Government entities, which may lend credence to this observation:
All these "facts" used statistics about SENIORS.
All seniors are on Medicare.
Medicare is a government plan!
There are no available statistics on those covered by private insurance because the insurance corporations won't release them. They won't release the statistics because some other company may get a competitive advantage.
Tell them to call their — or any — private insurance corporations and ask them these question. Ask them how many of their customers are ever tested for diabetes and then ask how many of those who get a diabetes diagnosis are referred to a specialist....
The third subject was debunked here: