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The Confederacy of The Goggles

“Deo Vindice”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Location: The New Old South

Regional Influence: Dominator

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The Confederacy of The Goggles is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Wonko the Sane with an iron fist, and renowned for its deadly medical pandemics, avowedly heterosexual populace, and infamous sell-swords. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 21.257 billion Gogglesians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The tiny, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Industry, and Spirituality also on the agenda, while Environment and Welfare are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lamuella. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Gogglesian economy, worth an astonishing 12,903 trillion Triganic Pus a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Uranium Mining, Woodchip Exports, and Retail. Black market activity is extensive. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is a breathtaking 607,003 Triganic Pus, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 3,378,412 per year while the poor average 54,559, a ratio of 61.9 to 1.

Government ministers claim to ride dragons to work, prison reforms have replaced communal luaus with communal loos, new safety regulations require all cars manufactured in The Goggles to be bombproof, and ethnic minorities are often refused admission to some of the nation's best schools. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force. The Goggles's national animal is the Bugblatter Beast, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Saneism.

The Goggles is ranked 241,113th in the world and 2nd in The New Old South for Most Advanced Public Transport, scoring -27.93 on the Societal Mobility Rating.

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Most Ignorant Citizens: 10thLargest Mining Sector: 15thMost Devout: 15thMost Corrupt Governments: 15thMost Primitive: 20thMost Avoided: 26thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 27thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 50thHighest Disposable Incomes: 54thLargest Insurance Industry: 56thLargest Agricultural Sector: 56thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 68thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 78thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 103rdFattest Citizens: 112thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 123rdHighest Average Incomes: 141stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 151stLowest Overall Tax Burden: 152ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 195thLargest Retail Industry: 237thLowest Crime Rates: 237thHighest Economic Output: 256thMost Efficient Economies: 313thLargest Governments: 1,205thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,500thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,515thLargest Black Market: 1,791stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,062ndRudest Citizens: 2,080thLargest Gambling Industry: 2,402ndTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,555thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3,354thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 5,478thMost Stationary: 5,726thLargest Populations: 6,240thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,772ndMost Influential: 10,459thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 14,281stMost Authoritarian: 15,966thMost Conservative: 16,069thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 19,249thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 22,951st

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