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The Holy Matriarchy of The Blessed and Holy Land

“Praise be to our Holy Goddess”

Category: Corporate Police State
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Holy Matriarchy of The Blessed and Holy Land is a colossal, orderly nation, ruled by the High Priestess with an iron fist, and notable for its teetotalling pirates, unlimited-speed roads, and complete lack of public education. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 9.666 billion Holylanders are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The minute, corrupt, moralistic, pro-business, well-organized government, or what there is of one, is solely concerned with Spirituality. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Goddess' Retreat. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Holylandian economy, worth a remarkable 2,743 trillion faith credits a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Gambling industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Uranium Mining, and Pizza Delivery. Average income is an amazing 283,815 faith credits, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,487,254 per year while the poor average 29,024, a ratio of 51.2 to 1.

Celebrity foodies are biting a huge chunk out of the government budget, the hills are alive with the smell of burning flesh, people all over The Blessed and Holy Land are dying of 'Mad Cat Disease', and sports journals are full of uplifting puff-pieces on professional boxers. Crime is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. The Blessed and Holy Land's national animal is the cat, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Goddess Worship.

The Blessed and Holy Land is ranked 150,611th in the world and 5,513th in The East Pacific for Highest Workforce Participation Rate, with 36.43 Workforce Participation Rate.

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Most Ignorant Citizens: 32ndLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 37thMost Devout: 54thLargest Gambling Industry: 57thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 81stFattest Citizens: 87thMost Primitive: 101stHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 120thMost Avoided: 153rdHighest Crime Rates: 227thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 239thMost Armed: 246thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 295thMost Corrupt Governments: 330thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 404thLargest Mining Sector: 455thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 537thLargest Retail Industry: 580thLargest Insurance Industry: 624thHighest Disposable Incomes: 732ndRudest Citizens: 1,258thTop
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 1,546thHighest Average Incomes: 1,901stHighest Economic Output: 3,753rdMost Efficient Economies: 4,168thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 6,690thMost Stationary: 7,149thTop
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Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 8,004thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9,082ndLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 10,602ndLargest Black Market: 10,807thMost Pro-Market: 11,112thMost Conservative: 12,646thMost Influential: 13,514th
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Most Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 2nd in the regionMost Armed: 2nd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 3rd in the regionMost Avoided: 3rd in the regionMost Primitive: 5th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 6th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 6th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 6th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 6th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 7th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 10th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 21st in the regionRudest Citizens: 28th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 37th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 49th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 53rd in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 116th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 136th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 142nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 168th in the regionLargest Populations: 173rd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 209th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 209th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 262nd in the region

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