In this respect, the European Commission is actually less bad than the US government. The EU apparently still uses 500-euro notes, whereas the Us abolished it's $500 and $1,000 notes back in the 1930s.
Wilhelm Röpke died on this date fifty years ago. He was an excellent economist thoroughly grounded in a realistic view of human action and who, therefore, continually fought against the dehumanizing effects of Keynesian and mathematical economics.
Drafting women into the military has suddenly become the latest frontier in achieving "equality." If we want real equality though, we need only agree to never force men into coerced service to the state, either.
As this election cycle has demonstrated yet again, Democrats are not shy about calling for tax increases. Republicans, on the other hand, like to pledge to not raise taxes. But, limits on taxes are only of value if government spending is curtailed at the same time.