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The Empire of Luckiest Charm

“Happy Go Lucky”

Category: Authoritarian Democracy
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Some

Location: the West Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Empire of Luckiest Charm is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Luck of the Legion with an even hand, and notable for its ritual sacrifices, state-planned economy, and parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, devout population of 5.349 billion Luckiest Charmians are prohibited from doing almost everything except voting, which they do timidly and conservatively.

The enormous, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lucksville. The average income tax rate is 73.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Luckiest Charmian economy, worth 554 trillion Charms a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, quite specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing, Beef-Based Agriculture, Woodchip Exports, and Uranium Mining. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 103,740 Charms, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Basic multiplication is all you need to know to have a child, burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine, forty-year-old men are asked for their ID before watching the latest pony cartoon movies, and the government baselessly accuses foreign dignitaries of being assassins. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Luckiest Charm's national animal is the Kitten, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Luckyism.

Luckiest Charm is ranked 40,363rd in the world and 739th in the West Pacific for Most Influential, scoring 1,126 on the Soft Power Disbursement Rating.

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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,305thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,540thMost Devout: 6,012thLargest Agricultural Sector: 7,364thLargest Black Market: 7,807thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8,286thMost Corrupt Governments: 10,488thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 11,973rdMost Ignorant Citizens: 12,172ndTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 14,039thMost Patriotic: 14,715thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 16,443rdBest Weather: 17,085thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 18,899thLargest Welfare Programs: 19,206thLowest Crime Rates: 22,064thHighest Average Tax Rates: 23,895thMost Primitive: 24,032ndHighest Poor Incomes: 24,598thMost Efficient Economies: 24,895th
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 50th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 66th in the regionTop
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Most Devout: 83rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 95th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 110th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 125th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 137th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 151st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 173rd in the regionMost Patriotic: 236th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 271st in the regionMost Stationary: 306th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 309th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 319th in the regionBest Weather: 352nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 369th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 380th in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 395th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 399th in the regionLargest Populations: 422nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 457th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 459th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 521st in the regionLargest Governments: 533rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 568th in the regionMost Developed: 738th in the regionMost Influential: 739th in the regionMost Primitive: 754th in the region

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