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The Kingdom of PlanetMercury

“We will Rock you!”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Below Average
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Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner


The Kingdom of PlanetMercury is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Freddie Mercury with an iron fist, and remarkable for its aversion to nipples, smutty television, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 2.548 billion PlanetMercuries are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bulsara. The average income tax rate is 38.1%.

The frighteningly efficient PlanetMercuryian economy, worth 375 trillion pounds 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 an enormous, deeply entrenched, quite specialized black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Beef-Based Agriculture. 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 147,183 pounds, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.5 times as much as the poorest.

Search and rescue forces now accept cheques and all major credit cards, the "Underwear of Women in Power" issue of The Bulsara Times is sold out, studio executives abandon tragic stories of star-crossed lovers because "it's been done", and school lunches are made with hypo-allergenic wood pulp. Crime, especially youth-related, is relatively low, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. PlanetMercury's national animal is the Cat, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

PlanetMercury is ranked 13,200th in the world and 623rd in The North Pacific for Most Advanced Law Enforcement, scoring 6,632.26 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,087thLargest Mining Sector: 1,913thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2,011thLargest Agricultural Sector: 2,026thTop
Most Influential: 2,489thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3,374thNudest: 6,894thMost Corrupt Governments: 6,897thLargest Black Market: 7,265thHighest Disposable Incomes: 7,589thMost Avoided: 7,916thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8,725thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9,141stLargest Information Technology Sector: 11,400thTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 13,200thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 14,528thHighest Average Incomes: 14,840thMost Subsidized Industry: 15,635thMost Secular: 18,191stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 20,199thHighest Poor Incomes: 20,447thMost Efficient Economies: 21,663rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 22,733rd
Largest Mining Sector: 52nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 68th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 94th in the regionTop
Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 156th in the regionNudest: 259th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 302nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 320th in the regionMost Avoided: 334th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 341st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 386th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 386th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 623rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 632nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 714th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 715th in the regionMost Armed: 743rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 753rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 833rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 851st in the regionMost Influential: 852nd in the regionMost Secular: 942nd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 185 » The AnCap Pirate Utopia, Francois Isidore, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Omnistria, Yokciq Empire, Aerilia, Orado, Lulubellia, Great Bights Mum, Guer Aike, Votak Matim, Dar es Saalam, Republica Guilleana, Zemnaya Svoboda, Valgarda, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Hamerica, Shibutani, Travislavania, Venicea, Former English Colony, Corfad, Bharathvarsh, North Bratislava, Koda-Land, The Rhein States, Star Kingdom, Zzozona, New Lakemba, Cretox State, Siwale, Hardscrabble, Territorio di Nessuno, McMasterdonia, Yaorozu, Illusia and Neverendia, El Fiji Grande, Svenskan, Valentine Z, Ellbonnia, The Tampa Bay Rays, The Endless Eventide, Xentherida, Bankowiata, Empy, Wilkshire, Sachi, The Pantheons, Wisconsota, Nodnarb, and 135 others.Svenskskit, Dreadton, Notyoutopia, Runeda, Just Vibin, Pallaith, Sikol, Loutsland, Kragsgale, Frances Francis the First of France, North Unity, Ravendi, Imperial Pieserged, Maott, Heilhum Imperius, Madjack, Wapistan, Wineclaw, Figyjharli, WeKnow, Selfgradatude, The Ultimate Republic, The Republic of Free Peoples, Aryan Homeland, Dangine, Muqatil, Kromi, Sunto, Nation1812, East Akra, Siforpeo, Pleroma Sans Romans, Chips and Guac, Shotokonia, Sil Dorsett, Simone Republic, Aingard, The Teddy, Xagill, Blyskalia, Yellops, Tyirza, Kranostav, Super Girl, Holy Oranz, Xyrron, The Mazur Empire, Clan Spaniel, San Felipe, Libertania Democratica, Ethnon, Pasargad, Nova Arcania, Draconian Progression, Climeria, Mon Island, Strongwill, Steampunk Ariel, ForestMythal, Korean-Joseon, New Celoveniortan, Viridiann, Folenz, Darkmondoria, Britle, Planes, Seanat, Capablanca, Tsandonown, Atlunartemis, AmManies, Holy Empire of Greater Bavaria, Defense For The World Assembly, Libvillia, Katuda, Greater Ale Permars, Ariele, Novremia, Fraystonia, Merconitonitopia, Andanavia, Kastonvia, Card Kingdom, Kinitopia, Sopernia, Apollo Park, Shadowrik, Bearical, Fizban, Unshleepd, Jaxikistan, Outer Shenendoah, Sahriastan, Lionia, The Blazeland Administration, Que Lukustinardon, Zdagoburg, The Calabash Protectorate, Nordic-British Union, His Enduring Majesty, Tibus Heth, Eternal Dominion, Malta Comino Gozo, Vesteysia, Nimarya, Liberum Hibernia, TheGame, Solcius, Godwanna, Tringapore, Pazair, Duryanistan, Praeceps, United Soviet State of North Amerika, Zapiron, Paradeavenlisian States, Palgo, Erisoria, Omolon, Rising Sakura, United Capitalist Provinces, TyGerria, Barlano, Pooldova, Brotigymbymmoereekin, Luxarra, Lordelles, Royal Bengaluru, Dabarastan, Cam Zazi, Perikuresu, Kazoo Basin, Eywaan, Shlama, and Teothopia.