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The Republic of Card Farmer 789

“Card Farming”

Category: Moralistic Democracy
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Good

Location: Birb

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Republic of Card Farmer 789 is a massive, efficient nation, remarkable for its ritual sacrifices, free-roaming dinosaurs, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, devout population of 4.23 billion Card Farmer 789ians are highly moralistic and fiercely conservative, in the sense that they tend to believe most things should be outlawed. People who have good jobs and work quietly at them are lauded; others are viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. The average income tax rate is 90.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Card Farmer 789ian economy, worth 505 trillion cards a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Woodchip Exports, Uranium Mining, and Arms Manufacturing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 119,514 cards, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

Men are finding 'she spots' more easily but they can't use them, wars of expansion are described as "peacekeeping operations", every new toxic waste dump comes with a seal of approval from the government's science advisor, and the Ministry of Health has reported a sharp increase in the incidence of delayed menopause. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Card Farmer 789's national animal is the farming, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Card Farmer 789 is ranked 23,566th in the world and 240th in Birb for Smartest Citizens, with 56.7 quips per hour.

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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3,470thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,688thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,655thMost Subsidized Industry: 6,962ndLargest Welfare Programs: 8,823rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,662ndLowest Crime Rates: 10,466thMost Efficient Economies: 11,103rdMost Corrupt Governments: 12,453rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 12,734thMost Developed: 12,972ndLargest Governments: 13,048thTop
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Most Devout: 13,822ndLongest Average Lifespans: 14,672ndMost Patriotic: 14,829thHealthiest Citizens: 15,536thMost Valuable International Artwork: 15,658thHighest Poor Incomes: 17,943rdMost Advanced Public Education: 19,001stMost Scientifically Advanced: 20,962ndSmartest Citizens: 23,566thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 24,021stLargest Information Technology Sector: 24,192ndHighest Average Incomes: 26,374th
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 2nd in the regionLargest Governments: 4th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7th in the regionMost Developed: 17th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 27th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 32nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 35th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 88th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 96th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 120th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 216th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 227th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 240th in the regionMost Patriotic: 272nd in the regionMost Income Equality: 278th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 292nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 299th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 299th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 341st in the region

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