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The Dictatorship of Venom Bug

“Obey, or Else”

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

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Dictatorship of Venom Bug is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Gama lijah with an iron fist, and notable for its museums and concert halls, sprawling nuclear power plants, and compulsory gun ownership. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 3.583 billion Venom Bugians 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 large, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Administration, Law & Order, and Education also on the agenda, while International Aid is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Jupiter. The average income tax rate is 96.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Venom Bugian economy, worth a remarkable 1,180 trillion Eyeballs a year, is fairly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Trout Farming, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 329,598 Eyeballs, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Dynamite sales and concert audiences are booming, cash-strapped junkies lick rabbits for a cheap high, the sound of wooden legs echo throughout Venom Bug after the recent introduction of the Foot Tax, and extraordinary rendition is nothing out of the ordinary. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Venom Bug's national animal is the Zombie Beetle, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Venom Hippyllama.

Venom Bug is ranked 29,393rd in the world and 761st in the South Pacific for Highest Drug Use, scoring 102.4 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 516thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 769thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 792ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 802ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 989thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,137thMost Devout: 1,147thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,473rdLargest Black Market: 1,524thHighest Average Incomes: 1,551stMost Armed: 1,652ndLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 1,966thMost Subsidized Industry: 2,048thFattest Citizens: 2,236thTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 2,672ndLargest Governments: 3,317thLargest Mining Sector: 3,775thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,779thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,789thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,195thMost Efficient Economies: 4,327thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,333rdLowest Crime Rates: 4,543rdNudest: 5,358thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,723rdLargest Welfare Programs: 5,878thMost Influential: 6,111thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,610thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,681stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7,389thMost Cultured: 8,772ndSmartest Citizens: 10,920thTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 13,328thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14,089thMost Developed: 14,666thHighest Economic Output: 15,233rdMost Authoritarian: 17,508th
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 17th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 20th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 21st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 25th in the regionMost Devout: 27th in the regionLargest Black Market: 36th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 38th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 40th in the regionMost Armed: 42nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 45th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 47th in the regionFattest Citizens: 57th in the regionTop
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Largest Governments: 88th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 89th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 97th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 99th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 104th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 119th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 127th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 128th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 132nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 134th in the regionNudest: 138th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 165th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 170th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 182nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 191st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 243rd in the regionMost Cultured: 264th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 285th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 340th in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 417th in the regionMost Developed: 438th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 443rd in the regionMost Influential: 577th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 670th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 761st in the regionMost Authoritarian: 767th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 53 » Marinho Islands, Purple Hyacinth, Tepertopia, Erinor, Land Without Shrimp, Phanama, Bawkie, Bleakfoot, Nowa Europa, Armonitopia, Qvait, New Briantown, Ralphburg, Wehraboos, Rebel-topia, Zataras, Amerion, Farengeto, PenguinPies, Andinla, Ebonhand, Aumeltopia, Treir, Holota, Ceutalia, Kandorith, Volaworand, Synarion, Wakandan Tribes, Belschaft, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Wallechi, Auphelia, Qawe, The Altan, Seythennia, Techganet, Death to democracy, Beepee, Scu Greinne, Conexia, Concrete Slab, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Sandaoguo, Bichedder, Libedistan, Westenhald, Sedunn, New Belgrade, Gonrati, and 3 others.The United Australian States, Freavia, and Ipugao.