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The Southeast Texan Republic of United States of Woodward

“God. People. Freedom.”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
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Location: Texas

Regional Influence: Handshaker


The Southeast Texan Republic of United States of Woodward is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by The Big W with a fair hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, public floggings, and free-roaming dinosaurs. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 16.494 billion Woodwardians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked morass — juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New Houston. The average income tax rate is 99.9%.

The frighteningly efficient Woodwardian economy, worth a remarkable 3,090 trillion Dollars a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Furniture Restoration. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 187,385 Dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Ambulances aren't allowed to overtake hearses, Woodwardian junkies argue that poppy stalks are ornamental flowers, owning a really cute pet is grounds for immediate investigation, and history textbook pages are used as impromptu tissues by distraught students. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. United States of Woodward's national animal is the Lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Catholicism.

United States of Woodward is ranked 226,020th in the world and 196th in Texas for Largest Gambling Industry, scoring -37.57 on the Kelly Criterion Productivity Index.

Safest: 350thMost Advanced Public Transport: 385thLeast Corrupt Governments: 876thMost Cheerful Citizens: 921stHighest Average Tax Rates: 949thMost Devout: 1,006thBest Weather: 1,019thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,187thLowest Crime Rates: 1,211thLargest Governments: 1,233rdNicest Citizens: 1,248thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,298thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,418thMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,522ndLongest Average Lifespans: 1,734thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,774thHealthiest Citizens: 1,857thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,866thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,042ndTop
Most Influential: 2,691stMost Efficient Economies: 2,729thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,844thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,988thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,170thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,201stMost Developed: 3,919thMost Valuable International Artwork: 4,048thHighest Economic Output: 4,135thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,203rdMost Cultured: 6,259thHighest Average Incomes: 7,526thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9,416thSmartest Citizens: 9,454thLargest Populations: 10,894thTop
Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 17,405thMost Scientifically Advanced: 20,262ndMost Stationary: 20,487th
Best Weather: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 3rd in the regionSafest: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 3rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 4th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 4th in the regionMost Devout: 4th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 4th in the regionNicest Citizens: 4th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 5th in the regionMost Income Equality: 6th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 6th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7th in the regionLargest Governments: 7th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 8th in the regionMost Developed: 9th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 9th in the regionTop
Largest Welfare Programs: 10th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 10th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 11th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 13th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 13th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14th in the regionMost Influential: 15th in the regionMost Cultured: 17th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 18th in the region

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