The Low-Key Den Mother of Octal
“We forever obey Binary, our sovereign rulers”
|Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy|
Location: Capitalist Paradise
Regional Influence: Diplomat
The Low-Key Den Mother of Octal is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by The Warden with an even hand, and notable for its punitive income tax rates, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 14.465 billion Octans have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.
It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Environment, Healthcare, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Circuit City. The average income tax rate is 91.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The very strong Oct economy, worth a remarkable 1,039 trillion Bits a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. Average income is 71,880 Bits, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.
Movement-triggered sensors mean that for every door that closes another one opens, court cases mostly involve lawyers shouting questions at witnesses giving silent shrugs, pet rocks are sold by the pound, and advertisers scramble to sponsor the broadcast of The Warden's most personal functions. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Octal's national animal is the Silicite, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Binarism.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Octal endorsed The Free Land of Funeckland.
- : Octal was endorsed by The Free Land of Funeckland.
- : Octal endorsed The Constitutional Monarchy of Jacobius.
- : Octal endorsed The Imperial Republic of Northern Itasca.
- : Octal was endorsed by The Constitutional Monarchy of Jacobius.
- : Octal was endorsed by The Imperial Republic of Northern Itasca.
- : Octal endorsed The Free Land of Shleviticus.
- : Octal endorsed The Corporate Confederation of Harthis.
- : Octal approved the World Assembly proposal "Repeal "Wartime Journalism Protection Act"".
- : Octal was endorsed by The Free Land of Shleviticus.
Endorsements Received: 50 » Poopsancagizal, Snorlaxia, Zenzibar, UNDelegate, Greybrows Puppets, Arbonium, Republica JIM, Scorpions Army, Aelhaeran, Senexia, Edgemaster, Brillnuck, Hellbardia, Hamonistan, Metacrisis, Chsemo, United Kodiaks, Tonakistan, Amerisia, Xestris, Nova Mazstein, Jamas Ragi, Fanareisisks Kaisarreiki, United States of Sarjania, KotkoLandiya, Appoo, Sheepcote, The Fyre Phoenix, The 4th Mehtopian Reich, Insane001, Hjerim, Ridiri, T A M O S, Elocia, Roos, Erius Andartan, Finkton, Julunaphra, Coloportus, Jaclantistan, Gold Empirials, FyoC, Right-wing libertarian paradise, Naming A Country Is Difficult, NewVirginia, Scotince, Shleviticus, Northern Itasca, Jacobius, and Funeckland.