Freedom Friday: Best Links of the Week

The Obama budget and the appearance of reform - Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post

The Correlation Between the Gold Standard and Stupendous Growth is Clear - Nathan Lewis, Forbes

What Chained CPI Means - Patrick Brennan, National Review

Mining digital gold, The Economist

Thatcher Rejected Conventional Wisdom of Ruling Class - Michael Barone, Real Clear Politics

Hiding the Unemployed: Disability and the Politics of Stats - Wendy McElroy, The Freeman

In our state, politicians are protected - but not the rest of us - John Kass, Chicago Tribune

Rand Paul Speaking at Howard University (Video)