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The Black Hawk of Come Join Us II

“Come Join Us!”

Category: Corporate Police State
Civil Rights:
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Regional Influence: Truckler

Location: The Black Hawks


Come Join Us II

Population17.098 billion

CapitalThe Black Hawks
LeaderRed Back
FaithBlack Hawks

CurrencySongs Written By CoE
AnimalHymn of the Tireless Detagger

The Black Hawk of Come Join Us II is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Red Back with an iron fist, and notable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, enslaved workforce, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 17.098 billion Hawks 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 large, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Education, Law & Order, and Industry also on the agenda, while Public Transport and International Aid are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Black Hawks. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 59.6%.

The all-consuming a Hawk economy, worth a remarkable 1,716 trillion Songs Written By CoEs a year, is broadly diversified and dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Automobile Manufacturing, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an impressive 100,399 Songs Written By CoEs, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 538,523 per year while the poor average 9,777, a ratio of 55.1 to 1.

Puppies given out free in marketing promotions are often tossed straight into the trash, hypochondriacs demand treatment for genetic disorders they don't have, Red Back is strangely popular with male politicians' wives, and after every storm there's an expensive government-funded rainbow. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Come Join Us II's national animal is the Hymn of the Tireless Detagger, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Black Hawks.

Come Join Us II is ranked 83,495th in the world and 153rd in The Black Hawks for Most Authoritarian, with 987.45 milliStalins.

Most Stationary: 6,513thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7,243rdMost Influential: 11,167thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 11,807thHighest Economic Output: 14,575thTop
Largest Black Market: 16,124thLargest Welfare Programs: 17,206thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 19,828thLargest Populations: 20,986thMost Rebellious Youth: 21,353rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 22,485thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 23,363rdMost Corrupt Governments: 27,255thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 29,788thLargest Agricultural Sector: 30,111th
Most Stationary: 6th in the regionMost Influential: 13th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 15th in the regionTop
Largest Welfare Programs: 20th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 22nd in the regionLargest Populations: 24th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 25th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 29th in the region

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