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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,293rdMost Influential: 1,606thLargest Insurance Industry: 5,853rd
The Holy Empire of
Father Knows Best State
Grow Up
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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Population5.387 billion



The Holy Empire of Bullpups is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Bean with an iron fist, and notable for its museums and concert halls, parental licensing program, and absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 5.387 billion Bullpupsians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Law & Order. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 40.7%.

The all-consuming Bullpupsian economy, worth 687 trillion memeses a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Retail. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an impressive 127,669 memeses, with the richest citizens earning 9.1 times as much as the poorest.

Claiming to have performed the Heimlich Maneuver is a popular defense for assault charges, cinemas play art-house movies to ever-shrinking audiences as film critics rule the industry, the men in trenchcoats hanging around playgrounds are actually police officers, and the government keeps introducing new foreign species to combat the previous ones it has introduced. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Bullpups's national animal is the Doggo, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Atheism.

Bullpups is ranked 47,832nd in the world and 1,716th in The East Pacific for Most Pro-Market, scoring 60.78 on the Rand Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,293rdMost Influential: 1,606thTop
Largest Insurance Industry: 5,853rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8,148thTop
Largest Black Market: 11,664thHighest Disposable Incomes: 12,541stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 14,597thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 15,315thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 15,557thFattest Citizens: 16,443rdMost Secular: 17,021stLargest Retail Industry: 17,064thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 17,165thMost Scientifically Advanced: 17,689thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 17,867thHighest Drug Use: 18,294thLargest Information Technology Sector: 18,552ndMost Stationary: 18,701stHighest Average Incomes: 19,534thMost Cultured: 19,798th
Most Influential: 65th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 84th in the regionTop
Largest Insurance Industry: 148th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 261st in the regionMost Stationary: 278th in the regionLargest Black Market: 312th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 352nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 367th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 367th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 369th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 395th in the regionLargest Populations: 411th in the regionFattest Citizens: 412th in the regionTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 435th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 445th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 491st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 523rd in the regionMost Cultured: 524th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 525th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 535th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 535th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 569th in the regionMost Secular: 578th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 616th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 629th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 639th in the regionNudest: 639th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 676th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 725th in the regionMost Developed: 759th in the regionLargest Governments: 776th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 807th in the region

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