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The Kingdom of 13BM

“onwards towards the future”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Thriving
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Osiris

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The Kingdom of 13BM is a colossal, genial nation, remarkable for its punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, hard-working, intelligent population of 6.853 billion 13BMians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Social Welfare, the Environment, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Nautilus. The average income tax rate is 62%, and even higher for the wealthy. A small private sector is dominated by the Book Publishing industry.

Refugees from other nations are flocking to 13BM's border, politicians are to be found scavenging bins at night to supplement their income, the minority inevitably have their addenda vetoed, and the breathalyser pledge is a traditional part of marriages in 13BM. Crime is totally unknown. 13BM's national animal is the bear, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the gil.

13BM is ranked 345th in Osiris and 11,555th in the world for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 66 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 10 days ago

  • 16 hours ago: 13BM fell out of the world Top 10% for Largest Welfare Programs.
  • 26 days ago: 13BM fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Cultured.
  • 29 days ago: 13BM fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • 83 days ago: 13BM fell out of the world Top 5% for Most Influential.
  • 86 days ago: 13BM fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Pacifist.
  • 108 days ago: 13BM was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • 146 days ago: 13BM was refounded in Osiris.
  • 176 days ago: 13BM ceased to exist.
  • 182 days ago: 13BM was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Pacifist.
  • 199 days ago: 13BM was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Best Weather.

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