The Armed Republic of Lingu is a huge, efficient nation, ruled by Mirko with an iron fist, and remarkable for its zero percent divorce rate, avowedly heterosexual populace, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 890 million Linguans 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 medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 60.2%.
The frighteningly efficient Linguan economy, worth 169 trillion hounds a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Retail, and Uranium Mining. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 190,034 hounds, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 632,502 per year while the poor average 42,545, a ratio of 14.9 to 1.
Billions of hounds are being blown on orbital weapons development, signs at the border tell international drivers where they can put their cars, any body part that can be cut off a person is no longer considered to be their property, and Mirko's new android secretary is the latest media darling. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Lingu's national animal is the bloodhound, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Lingu, Mirko's new android secretary is the latest media darling.
- : Following new legislation in Lingu, any body part that can be cut off a person is no longer considered to be their property.
- : Following new legislation in Lingu, signs at the border tell international drivers where they can put their cars.
- : Following new legislation in Lingu, billions of hounds are being blown on orbital weapons development.
- : Lingu was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Insurance Industry.
- : Following new legislation in Lingu, policemen want to put the nation's homosexuals up against a wall.
- : Following new legislation in Lingu, you can say what you like about the genocidal murderers that rule Lingu but at least the trains run on time.
- : Following new legislation in Lingu, the military patrols the streets in search of possible secessionists.
- : Following new legislation in Lingu, slaves aren't half the men they used to be.
- : Following new legislation in Lingu, there has been a series of riots between local cannibals and health food advocates.
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