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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 168thLargest Gambling Industry: 260thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 475th
The 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗼𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁𝘀 of
Corporate Police State
Keep going. That's not enough money!
Fresh Pepper
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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Mazeoftime

Population9.042 billion

CapitalConservative Brandensburg
LeaderFresh Pepper
FaithFarmingo

CurrencyCube
Animalduck

The 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗼𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁𝘀 of Mazeoftime is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Fresh Pepper with an iron fist, and notable for its unlimited-speed roads, compulsory military service, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 9.042 billion Mazers are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The minute, corrupt, pro-business, well-organized government, or what there is of one, is effectively ruled by the Department of Industry, although Defense is also considered important, while Welfare and Environment are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Conservative Brandensburg. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Mazecit economy, worth a remarkable 2,220 trillion Cubes a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Gambling industry, with major contributions from Retail, Arms Manufacturing, and Pizza Delivery. Average income is an amazing 245,588 Cubes, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,998,765 per year while the poor average 6,597, a ratio of 302 to 1.

Sheep-like political loyalists repeat the mantra "one wheel bad, three wheels good", babies are a small but significant export, career advisors ask sociopathic orphan girls if they have considered becoming professional assassins, and begun the Clone Wars have. Crime is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Mazeoftime's national animal is the duck, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Farmingo.

Mazeoftime is ranked 204,148th in the world and 9,512th in The North Pacific for Least Corrupt Governments, with 6.5 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 168thLargest Gambling Industry: 260thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 475thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 608thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 625thFattest Citizens: 640thMost Avoided: 689thMost Armed: 781stLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 817thHighest Crime Rates: 818thMost Ignorant Citizens: 826thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 897thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 994thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,059thHighest Disposable Incomes: 1,085thLargest Retail Industry: 1,245thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,306thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,347thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,353rdMost Corrupt Governments: 1,438thLargest Mining Sector: 1,824thTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,208thMost Influential: 2,315thHighest Average Incomes: 3,573rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,990thRudest Citizens: 5,315thMost Efficient Economies: 5,949thHighest Economic Output: 6,444thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7,538thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8,235thTop
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Largest Black Market: 15,522nd
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 8th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 12th in the regionMost Avoided: 18th in the regionFattest Citizens: 20th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 21st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 23rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 24th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 26th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 28th in the regionMost Armed: 29th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 29th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 38th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 39th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 40th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 47th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 47th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 50th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 63rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 63rd in the regionTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 115th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 157th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 174th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 177th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 184th in the regionRudest Citizens: 280th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 324th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 334th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 337th in the regionTop
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Largest Populations: 528th in the regionLargest Black Market: 546th in the regionMost Influential: 756th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 888th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Mazeoftime, begun the Clone Wars have.
  • : Following new legislation in Mazeoftime, career advisors ask sociopathic orphan girls if they have considered becoming professional assassins.
  • : Following new legislation in Mazeoftime, babies are a small but significant export.
  • : Following new legislation in Mazeoftime, sheep-like political loyalists repeat the mantra "one wheel bad, three wheels good".
  • : Following new legislation in Mazeoftime, small patches of desolate land across the world are part of Mazecit sovereign territory.
  • : Following new legislation in Mazeoftime, it's never "just a game" with Mazecit sports fans.
  • : Following new legislation in Mazeoftime, veterans' meet-ups involve a lot of tail sniffing.
  • : Following new legislation in Mazeoftime, many believe that you can't repeat history's mistakes if you don't care what they were.
  • : Following new legislation in Mazeoftime, devotion to God is only skin-deep.
  • : Mazeoftime was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry.

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