How Santorum has come from nowhere: the magic word

It’s freedom. Amid ObamaCare, Dodd-Frank, the $800 billion stimulus injection and a federal spending boom, something snapped in the steady-state relationship between many citizens and Washington. A lot of people feel the government, finally, is really starting to crowd them. It has made them uneasy. For the Santorum audience, the call-and-response word to push back

Sister Rosemary in a perp walk

Is it Barbara Frietchie time in Chi? “The contraceptive mandate imposed on health plans by the Department of Health and Human Services also violates freedom of conscience,” said a Catholic priest. “Imagine the impact on a revered Chicago Catholic institution like Misericordia, which is a home to the mentally disabled.” Barbara Frietchie retrieved the flag