Drill, or be killed

I just spent a snowy afternoon watching the excellent movie, “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.” In this fictional tale of a British Man O’War in 1805, the captain of an outgunned warship realizes he must drill his gun crews until they can fire two broadsides in the time his much more…

Survey says: Or, does it???

The headline of a Courier-Journal article about a survey on school diversity proclaims, “90 percent of JCPS parents favor diverse schools, survey says.” You have to read down to the fourth paragraph before finding any hint that maybe the survey says quite a bit more. That’s the first time you learn that large percentages of…