Bears Armed was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 124
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The Free Bears of Bears Armed is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Chairbear of the High Council with a fair hand, and remarkable for its frequent executions, smutty television, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 19.569 billion Bears live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

The minute, liberal, pro-business, outspoken government, or what there is of one, prioritizes Industry, although Education is also considered important, while Social Policy and Welfare are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Council Groves. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Urrsish economy, worth a remarkable 4,758 trillion thalers a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is dominated by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Gambling, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is an amazing 243,172 thalers, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 860,751 per year while the poor average 49,602, a ratio of 17.4 to 1.

Nude art is becoming wildly popular, people reciting Shakespeare have become a common sight, organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region, and the police force is on a recruitment drive. Crime, especially youth-related, is pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. Bears Armed's national animal is the goldilocks, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is One Plus Seven.

Bears Armed is ranked 120th in International Democratic Union and 143,434th in the world for Shortest Average Lifespan, scoring -45 on the Bus Surprisal Index.

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