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The United Kingdoms of Brian Boruma

“I am the King! I am the King!”

Category: Corporate Police State
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Few

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Free States of Gaia

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The United Kingdoms of Brian Boruma is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by King Brian Boru with an iron fist, and renowned for its punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 19.814 billion Brian Borumen are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, pro-business government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Religion & Spirituality, and Defence. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Boru. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 67%. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Uranium Mining industry.

King Brian Boru has just been declared ruler of Brian Boruma in an international press conference, all major public areas are watched by police surveillance cameras, graffiti artists spend lengthy periods of time in jail, and X-Files ratings have hit an all-time low. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Brian Boruma's national animal is the lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is Catholicism, and its currency is the pound.

Brian Boruma is ranked 5th in Free States of Gaia and 10,558th in the world for Largest Agricultural Sector, scoring 4 on the Mu-Bah-Daggs Productivity Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 17 days ago

  • 13 days ago: Brian Boruma fell out of the world Top 10% for Rudest Citizens.
  • 49 days ago: Brian Boruma fell out of the world Top 10% for Happiest Citizens.
  • 80 days ago: Brian Boruma fell out of the world Top 10% for Largest Defense Forces.
  • 125 days ago: Brian Boruma was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Rudest Citizens.
  • 141 days ago: Brian Boruma was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Safest (last census: Top 5%).
  • 176 days ago: Brian Boruma was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Defense Forces.
  • 205 days ago: Brian Boruma was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Primitive.
  • 205 days ago: Brian Boruma was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Primitive.
  • 220 days ago: Brian Boruma was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Devout (last census: Top 1%).
  • 242 days ago: Brian Boruma was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Lowest Crime Rates (last census: Top 5%).

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