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The Republic of Standing On The Moon

“...but i'd rather be with you”

Category: Moralistic Democracy
Civil Rights:
Rare
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: Qwerty Qwem dot com

Regional Influence: Eminence Grise

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The Republic of Standing On The Moon is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, remarkable for its zero percent divorce rate, ubiquitous missile silos, and ritual sacrifices. The quiet, industrious population of 525 million Standing On The Moonians 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 relatively small, moralistic government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Administration. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 21.3%.

The powerhouse Standing On The Moonian economy, worth 36.2 trillion rainbows a year, is quite specialized and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Information Technology, and Trout Farming. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 68,872 rainbows, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 215,558 per year while the poor average 16,875, a ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Urban graffiti is hand-calligraphed in perfectly kerned elegant fonts, anti-vaxxers claim that injected children are prone to psychotic breaks when they see the 'Queen of Diamonds' playing card, the masses are surrendering their civil liberties without complaint for the sake of shopping convenience, and friendly fire incidents usually result in severe burns. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Standing On The Moon's national animal is the rainbow, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Standing On The Moon is ranked 28,962nd in the world and 1st in Qwerty Qwem dot com for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry, scoring 4,754.29 on the Spitz-Pollish Productivity Index.

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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 13,138thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 20,521stBest Weather: 20,603rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 22,136th
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Most Inclusive: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the region

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