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The Funhouse of Esselldee

“K.I.S.S.”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Dealmaker

Location: Canada

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The Funhouse of Esselldee is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Esselldee with a fair hand, and renowned for its hatred of cheese. The hard-nosed, intelligent population of 23.258 billion Esselldeeans love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of the Environment, Education, and Public Transport. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Esselldee City. The average income tax rate is 100%. The private sector is almost wholly made up of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out.

A National Academy regulates grammar and usage, military funding has been stripped back, organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region, and space research funding has hit a recent high while several military bases are being closed down. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Esselldee's national animal is the nauga, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the dineroo.

Esselldee is ranked 168th in Canada and 119,737th in the world for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -19 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 15 hours ago

  • 3 hours ago: Following new legislation in Esselldee, space research funding has hit a recent high while several military bases are being closed down.
  • 1 day 15 hours ago: Following new legislation in Esselldee, organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region.
  • 4 days ago: Following new legislation in Esselldee, military funding has been stripped back.
  • 4 days ago: Esselldee lodged a message on the Canada Regional Message Board.
  • 6 days ago: Following new legislation in Esselldee, a National Academy regulates grammar and usage.
  • 7 days ago: Following new legislation in Esselldee, an increasing percentage of the population's youth have homosexual parents.
  • 8 days ago: Following new legislation in Esselldee, the national guard is mobilized whenever a mother gets separated from her child at the mall.
  • 10 days ago: Esselldee was endorsed by The Federation of The United Republic States of Newland.
  • 11 days ago: Following new legislation in Esselldee, anti-government web sites are springing up.
  • 12 days ago: Following new legislation in Esselldee, a referendum must be held in order for any new law to be passed.

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