The Rational Republic of Sanden
“Lumen Ad Ceteros”
|Category: New York Times Democracy|
Location: the South Pacific
Regional Influence: Squire
The Rational Republic of Sanden is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Harold Stassen with a fair hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, keen interest in outer space, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 16.281 billion Sandenians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.
The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, outspoken morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Notlock City. The average income tax rate is 80.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The all-consuming Sandenian economy, worth a remarkable 1,118 trillion Shards a year, is highly specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing and Pizza Delivery. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 68,724 Shards, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Major cities shut down as their local sports team takes to the field every day, UFO sightings are listed daily in the morning news, loans are available for students from poor families, and all streets are privately owned toll roads. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Sanden's national animal is the Peregrine Falcon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Rationalism.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Sanden endorsed The Federation of Peabodia.
- : Sanden was endorsed by The Federation of Peabodia.
- : Sanden voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Fairness in Collective Bargaining"".
- : Sanden was endorsed by The Holy Golden Republic of Oxyliteral.
- : Sanden endorsed The Pastafarian State of Drugged up Kitties.
- : Sanden endorsed The Holy Empire of Ipugao.
- : Sanden voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Lily".
- : Sanden was endorsed by The Pastafarian State of Drugged up Kitties.
- : Sanden was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Advanced Law Enforcement.
- : Sanden was endorsed by The Holy Empire of Ipugao.
Endorsements Received: 188 » Bear Connors Paradiso, Curlyhoward, Kiasu-ism, Darakin, Drugged Monkeys, Tsunamy, Seliyan progressive Islands, Great Scapula, The United Expanse, Farengeto, Kringalia, Sandaoguo, Belschaft, FreeFishers, Kholdan, The Solar System Scope, Transtemporal Shifts, Techganet, Erinor, Abarri, Auphelia, Linguiniland, Centristvill, Jehenna, Aidenfieeld, Hanguk-Nippon, Tsvetania, Si-topia, Native Inhabitants of Antarctica, Rebel-topia, The naked people, Moreana, Escevola, Volaworand, Sedunn, Calistan, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Fighting Kawi Ninja, New Briantown, Nova Montron, Great Andora, North Kanuckistan, Aumeltopia, Beepee, Isokenzar, USNE2018, Yeldarbsland, Xandev, Qvait, The Filippinas, and 138 others.Land Without Shrimp, Wehraboos, Maeiland, Pamela And Hepatitis, North Catimestistrianes, Stoniamera, Drystar, Dasko, Nowa Europa, Amerion, Aurcania, Pax Dracon, Mapico, Noveos, Direwolf1, Oreo States, Bleakfoot, PenguinPies, Terran Draconia, Bawkie, Kandorith, Holy Free, Ebonhand, West Pastafaria, InnWorm, Baltenlands, Anserisa, Turks of The Eastern Calculus, Iym Winterless, Axis Mundi, The Plebeian States, Sau Man Frescher, Weryalachiressaraxiatopia, Shefino, Page 53, Bumblegaria, Quh, Marinho Islands, Compli, Markla, The Worst army of, Dirkistan, Laamiva, Corgitopiaa, Valdutz, Myness, Royaltica, Midand, Concrete Slab, Andinla, Tioloman, Gonrati, The SpaceNeo-Goryeo Etymological Society, House Ahsanul, Ostko, Merevane, Tepertopia, Brunier, Phanama, Purple Hyacinth, Bartonia Nova, Zataras, Alfama, Seythennia, Rabbitz, Zuleit, Vanbella, Eskvenn, Silmad, Apartment 11F, WI SD EA D, Samofia, Yellunstryer, Berlana, Euro Pacifica, Drazilazi, Los Rodeos, Rotenaplistan, Jiam, Blondiesland, Venethort, Xergiokia, The Imperial Frost Federation, Wakandan Tribes, Roterdamia, Kingpins, Blaufrankisch, Doss Kingly, Unity of purity, Treir, The White Isles, Ralphburg, Playing Pianos Filled With Flames, Margila Islands, Lionstrapower, Wallechi, Truskawkoland, Levistian, Honey Cake, Holota, The Founding Citadel, Doge Land, Qawe, LadyRebels, The Altan, Yeses, The Imperial Of Notsep, Western Fardelshufflestein, Death to democracy, Scu Greinne, Conexia, Raven Can, Eddonia, Shuckle Empire, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Sapientiano, Proctethia, Geckos with Shades, Enplatia, New Itomorii, St Scurry and Jelly, West Bridgeport, Libedistan, New Belgrade, Rubelios, Westenhald, Arvan Irawer, Freedoom, Noimosini, Sodor and Mann, Heliophilia, The United Australian States, Populaa, Cratonim, Ipugao, Drugged up Kitties, Oxyliteral, and Peabodia.