by Max Barry

Latest Forum Topics

Advertisement

Most Devout: 4,651stNudest: 5,004thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5,176th
The Second Best Colony of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
2
Noah
Influence
Page
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Good
Political Freedom
Some

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards

Second Best Puppet 202

Population2.192 billion

LeaderNoah

Currencycard
Animallegendary

The Second Best Colony of Second Best Puppet 202 is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Noah with an even hand, and renowned for its free-roaming dinosaurs, parental licensing program, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, humorless, devout population of 2.192 billion Second Best Puppet 202ians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Healthcare, and Spirituality. The average income tax rate is 14.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The Second Best Puppet 202ian economy, worth 88.2 trillion cards a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Furniture Restoration. Black market activity is extensive. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 40,253 cards, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

The government evicts ethnic minorities by stranding them in the wilderness, the government spends millions of cards every year prosecuting spammers, god-fearing citizens can be seen in prayer circles around the Big Max impact crater, and fireworks and other big bangs are forbidden during the newest public holiday. Crime is moderate, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Second Best Puppet 202's national animal is the legendary, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Second Best Puppet 202 is ranked 166,810th in the world and 239th in Second Best Card Farm for Most Politically Free, scoring 43.43 on the Diebold Election Inking Scale.

Top
5%
Most Devout: 4,651stNudest: 5,004thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5,176thTop
10%
Most Avoided: 13,609thMost Corrupt Governments: 20,017thMost Cultured: 20,868thLargest Mining Sector: 21,916thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 23,223rd
Top
1%
Most Devout: 7th in the regionTop
5%
Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 17th in the regionMost Cultured: 20th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 44th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Second Best Puppet 202, fireworks and other big bangs are forbidden during the newest public holiday.
  • : Following new legislation in Second Best Puppet 202, god-fearing citizens can be seen in prayer circles around the Big Max impact crater.
  • : Following new legislation in Second Best Puppet 202, the government spends millions of cards every year prosecuting spammers.
  • : Following new legislation in Second Best Puppet 202, the government evicts ethnic minorities by stranding them in the wilderness.
  • : Following new legislation in Second Best Puppet 202, petitions to the government are being used to insulate politicians' office walls.
  • : Second Best Puppet 202 was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry.
  • : Following new legislation in Second Best Puppet 202, governments opposing Second Best Puppet 202 are beset by rebels.
  • : Following new legislation in Second Best Puppet 202, the Fashion Channel can only be viewed on widescreen TVs.
  • : Following new legislation in Second Best Puppet 202, clergy do their best to cover up their old tattoos.
  • : Following new legislation in Second Best Puppet 202, the nation is currently revamping its entire education system.

More...

Report