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The Commonwealth of Fantoche

“E pluribus unum”

Category: Capitalist Paradise
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: The North Pacific

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The Commonwealth of Fantoche is a colossal, economically powerful nation, ruled by Andy Rohn with an even hand, and remarkable for its keen interest in outer space. Its compassionate, hard-working, intelligent population of 5.525 billion are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Commerce. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Orléans. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 75%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Tourism industry, followed by Gambling and Basket Weaving.

Religious education is a new government priority, the new Refuse Hills housing development is under construction, the police have reaffirmed their tough stance on drugs, and space research funding has hit a recent high while several military bases are being closed down. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Fantoche's national animal is the Raven, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the Ducat.

Fantoche is ranked 195th in The North Pacific and 9,317th in the world for Highest Police Ratios, scoring 125 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 12 days ago

  • 1 day ago: Fantoche was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Police Ratios (last census: Top 10%).
  • 5 days ago: Fantoche was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
  • 7 days ago: Fantoche was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Eco-Friendly Governments (last census: Top 10%).
  • 8 days ago: Fantoche was endorsed by The Armed Republic of The Democratic States of LibertarianLand.
  • 12 days ago: Fantoche was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Scientifically Advanced.
  • 13 days ago: Fantoche was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Scientifically Advanced.
  • 13 days ago: Fantoche voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Code of Maritime Law".
  • 14 days ago: Fantoche was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens (last census: Top 10%).
  • 17 days ago: Fantoche voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Strategic Arms Reduction".
  • 17 days ago: Fantoche voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Liberate Slavia"".

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