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The Dictatorship of Venom Bug

“Eat Chicken Heads” Gama lijah

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Regional Influence: Squire

Location: The Black Hawks

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Venom Bug

Population2.175 billion

CapitalJupiter
LeaderGama lijah
FaithVenom Hippyllama

CurrencyHuman blood
AnimalZombie Beetle

The Dictatorship of Venom Bug is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Gama lijah with an iron fist, and renowned for its otherworldly petting zoo, frequent executions, and infamous sell-swords. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 2.175 billion Venom Bugians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The large, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Administration, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Jupiter. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 91.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Venom Bugian economy, worth 558 trillion Human bloods a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Trout Farming, and Uranium Mining. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 257,007 Human bloods, with the richest citizens earning 6.1 times as much as the poorest.

Posh restaurants scatter glass fragments on the dining room floor to keep out barefoot undesirables, the government only invests in infrastructure after a natural disaster, the vow 'til death do us part' is often taken as an invitation to murder, and people hearing voices that tell them to commit crimes are automatically assumed to be holy. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Venom Bug's national animal is the Zombie Beetle, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Venom Hippyllama.

Venom Bug is ranked 69,494th in the world and 180th in The Black Hawks for Largest Basket Weaving Sector, scoring 2,907.34 on the Hickory Productivity Index.

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1%
Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 496thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,189thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,470thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,562ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,007thTop
5%
Most Devout: 2,093rdMost Corrupt Governments: 2,583rdHighest Average Incomes: 3,149thLargest Black Market: 3,163rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,337thFattest Citizens: 3,384thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,617thLargest Mining Sector: 4,818thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 5,293rdLargest Governments: 5,821stLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,160thMost Efficient Economies: 6,381stMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,789thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,392ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,675thLowest Crime Rates: 9,696thMost Advanced Public Education: 10,295thHighest Poor Incomes: 10,389thTop
10%
Largest Welfare Programs: 12,711thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,425thMost Cultured: 15,118thSmartest Citizens: 17,202ndHighest Drug Use: 18,389thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18,841stMost Beautiful Environments: 20,525thMost Developed: 20,639th
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1%
Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5th in the regionTop
5%
Most Subsidized Industry: 6th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 11th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 12th in the regionMost Devout: 12th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 13th in the regionLargest Governments: 14th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 14th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 14th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 15th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 15th in the regionLargest Black Market: 16th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 16th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 16th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 16th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 17th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 17th in the regionFattest Citizens: 18th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 18th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 26th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 26th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 26th in the regionMost Cultured: 27th in the regionTop
10%
Largest Mining Sector: 29th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 30th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 32nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 40th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 41st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 47th in the regionMost Developed: 49th in the regionMost Stationary: 51st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 53rd in the regionMost Influential: 54th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Venom Bug was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Poor Incomes.
  • : Following new legislation in Venom Bug, people hearing voices that tell them to commit crimes are automatically assumed to be holy.
  • : Following new legislation in Venom Bug, the vow 'til death do us part' is often taken as an invitation to murder.
  • : Following new legislation in Venom Bug, the government only invests in infrastructure after a natural disaster.
  • : Following new legislation in Venom Bug, posh restaurants scatter glass fragments on the dining room floor to keep out barefoot undesirables.
  • : Following new legislation in Venom Bug, coffee-addicted citizens look forward to baristas getting their name wrong at local coffee shops.
  • : Following new legislation in Venom Bug, national chefs believe that you can eat anything so long as you deep fry it first.
  • : Following new legislation in Venom Bug, diplomatic missions typically end with a flurry of childish insults, accusations and phlegm.
  • : Following new legislation in Venom Bug, Jennifer Government is banned.
  • : Following new legislation in Venom Bug, all marriages are arranged by the government.

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