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The %%Vincent Drake%% of Vincent Drake

“Vincent Drake#3952 on Discord. I don't check TGs” %%Vincent Drake%%

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Good
Political Freedoms:
Good

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

Location: Artificial Solar System

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Vincent Drake

Population8.244 billion

Capital%%The Order of the Grey Wardens%%
Leader%%Vincent Drake%%
FaithDefending

CurrencyLate updating region
AnimalGriffon

The %%Vincent Drake%% of Vincent Drake is a colossal, safe nation, ruled by %%Vincent Drake%% with an even hand, and notable for its avowedly heterosexual populace, free-roaming dinosaurs, and state-planned economy. The hard-nosed population of 8.244 billion Vinnies 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 medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of %%The Order of the Grey Wardens%%. The average income tax rate is 39.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The Vinny economy, worth 416 trillion Late updating regions 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 a slick, highly efficient, quite specialized black market in Trout Farming, Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Information Technology. 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 50,532 Late updating regions, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

Much of Vincent Drake's computer network is controlled by a rampant artificial intelligence, saying "don't do anything that %%Vincent Drake%% wouldn't do" doesn't exclude a great deal, virtually all of the country's economic activity takes place in %%The Order of the Grey Wardens%%, and %%Vincent Drake%%'s office has a newly installed Max-Man arcade game programmed by a 5th-grader. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Vincent Drake's national animal is the Griffon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Defending.

Vincent Drake is ranked 55,442nd in the world and 297th in Artificial Solar System for Highest Foreign Aid Spending, scoring 501.04 on the Clooney Contribution Index.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 133rdTop
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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 3,988thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 9,478th
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 17th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 28th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 37th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 52nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 66th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 68th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 69th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 72nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 83rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 107th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 109th in the regionLargest Populations: 119th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 127th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 141st in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 201st in the regionLargest Governments: 229th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 249th in the regionMost Devout: 264th in the regionSafest: 268th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 278th in the regionMost Stationary: 286th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 297th in the region

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