The Imperial Protectorates of
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Law is order, good law is good order
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The Imperial Protectorates of Altruistic Paladins is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Emperor Norton II with a fair hand, and notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, keen interest in outer space, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 9.254 billion Altruistic Paladins enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The large, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Social Policy and Defense are also considered important, while Spirituality and Administration aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mount Celestia. The average income tax rate is 96.1%.

The powerhouse Altruistic Paladin economy, worth a remarkable 1,829 trillion Licets a year, is highly specialized and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Information Technology, and Automobile Manufacturing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 197,750 Licets, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

Scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes, nuclear warheads are frequently launched into space as a warning to invading meteoroids, torture is illegal, and all 'unconventional' weaponry has been banned. Crime is totally unknown. Altruistic Paladins's national animal is the canid, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Altruistic Paladins is ranked 50th in Democratic Socialist Assembly and 2,567th in the world for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 144 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 10 hours ago

  • 10 hours ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, all 'unconventional' weaponry has been banned.
  • 10 hours ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, torture is illegal.
  • 10 hours ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, nuclear warheads are frequently launched into space as a warning to invading meteoroids.
  • 10 hours ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes.
  • 2 days 22 hours ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, it is illegal for police officers to carry out searches due to strict privacy laws.
  • 3 days 10 hours ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, nine out of ten citizens of Altruistic Paladins answered 'nuclear safety inspector' when asked their occupation.
  • 3 days 22 hours ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, the nation's infamous boot camp is more brutal than most battlefields.
  • 4 days ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, the government is pouring money into 'Operation Enduring Democracy'.
  • 4 days ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, the government is spending billions of taxpayer Licets to support the Book Publishing industry.
  • 4 days ago: Following new legislation in Altruistic Paladins, same-sex marriages are increasingly common.

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