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. In every election cycle they call for more taxes, whether through corporate taxes (to tax "the rich") or through increases to the income tax via Obamacare "penalties....
Even the Fed, which has for years been describing the economy as "expanding at a moderate pace," and which a few months back was saying it was "hawkish," has, through Janet Yellen's testimony today, been forced to admit that a rate cut may again be on the horizon.