Spotlight on:

National Flag

The Herd of Blogh

“Help! There's a Stampede!”

Category: Benevolent Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Few

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Balder

OverviewFactbookPeopleGovernmentEconomyTrendAnalysis

The Herd of Blogh is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Herdmaster Grel with an iron fist, and notable for its keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 19.047 billion Blogh enjoy great individual freedoms in everything except elections, which, where they exist at all, are populist shams for a dictatorship government that has no intention of ever giving up power.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, corrupt, liberal, pro-business individuals juggles the competing demands of Commerce, Defence, and Law & Order. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bloghopoli. Income tax is unheard of. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Automobile Manufacturing, Arms Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining industries.

Foreign 'investors' have been taking a great interest in the new secret shuttle, homeless people are frequently charged with trespassing on public property, the workforce is almost entirely made up of slave labour, and the Paleoscincus is reportedly extinct. Crime is crippling, and the police force struggles against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Blogh's national animal is the Paleoscincus, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is Holy Circle of Blogh, and its currency is the Bink.

Blogh is ranked 3,295th in Balder and 115,742nd in the world for Least Corrupt Governments, scoring -317 on the Inverse Mugabe Relativity Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 6 days ago

  • 2 days 17 hours ago: Blogh was ranked #1 in the region for Largest Soda Pop Sector (last census: Top 1%).
  • 7 days ago: Blogh was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Lowest Unemployment Rates (last census: Top 5%).
  • 9 days ago: Blogh was ranked #1 in the region for Largest Manufacturing Sector (last census: Top 1%).
  • 17 days ago: Blogh was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Civil Rights (last census: Top 5%).
  • 25 days ago: Blogh was ranked #1 in the region for Largest Insurance Industry (last census: Top 1%).
  • 28 days ago: Blogh lodged a message on the Balder Regional Message Board.
  • 28 days ago: Following new legislation in Blogh, the Paleoscincus is reportedly extinct.
  • 28 days ago: Following new legislation in Blogh, the workforce is almost entirely made up of slave labour.
  • 28 days ago: Following new legislation in Blogh, homeless people are frequently charged with trespassing on public property.
  • 36 days ago: Following new legislation in Blogh, foreign 'investors' have been taking a great interest in the new secret shuttle.

More...

View Forum posts

Report

by Max Barry

Latest Forum Topics