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The New Potato Empire of Comfed

“Pacem, virtutem, potentia” Empress Cassandra Blandina

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
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Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

Location: The North Pacific



Population944 million

LeaderEmpress Cassandra Blandina

Animalmantis shrimp

The New Potato Empire of Comfed is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Empress Cassandra Blandina with an iron fist, and notable for its sprawling nuclear power plants, disturbing lack of elderly people, and parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 944 million Comfedians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Okatarin. The average income tax rate is 90.7%.

The Comfedian economy, worth 95.6 trillion wandas a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, highly specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing, Trout Farming, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 101,220 wandas, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.6 times as much as the poorest.

Politicians are often seen with soldiers pointing guns at their heads, children who believe in the tooth fairy are frequently shipped off to Bigtopia, posters remind people that 'Hoarding Mushrooms Is Theft', and royalist is the most offensive slur in the Comfedian language. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Comfed's national animal is the mantis shrimp, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.

Comfed is ranked 2,812th in the world and 870th in The North Pacific for Most Influential, scoring 32,421 on the Soft Power Disbursement Rating.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 723rdMost Conservative: 1,840thTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2,732ndMost Influential: 2,812thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,838thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,640thMost Authoritarian: 4,167thMost Secular: 5,068thMost Corrupt Governments: 5,821stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,359thBest Weather: 7,453rdLowest Crime Rates: 7,863rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,972ndLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 10,731stTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 11,342ndLargest Governments: 11,471stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 12,139thLargest Black Market: 12,856thMost Advanced Public Transport: 13,193rdHealthiest Citizens: 14,638thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,688thLargest Welfare Programs: 16,735thMost Extreme: 17,553rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 17,690thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18,155th
Most Valuable International Artwork: 104th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 106th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 123rd in the regionMost Conservative: 127th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 136th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 216th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 272nd in the regionMost Secular: 272nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 301st in the regionMost Extreme: 320th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 379th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 394th in the regionBest Weather: 420th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 464th in the regionLargest Black Market: 471st in the regionTop
Largest Governments: 563rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 570th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 609th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 618th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 660th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 728th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 792nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 817th in the regionMost Influential: 870th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 954th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 989th in the region

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