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The Free Land of Flibblebonia

“Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Imploded
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: the South Pacific

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The Free Land of Flibblebonia is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Caretaker with a fair hand, and notable for its anti-smoking policies. The compassionate, intelligent population of 15.035 billion Flibbles 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 government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Education, with areas such as Defence and Religion & Spirituality receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Flibblebonium. The average income tax rate is 67%, and even higher for the wealthy. 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.

All-natural foods are becoming a major fad, sex changes are routinely performed at Flibblebonia's hospitals, almost half of the child population live rough on the streets, and the government seeks peaceful forum with terrorists. Crime is totally unknown. Flibblebonia's national animal is the ocelot, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the silentfart.

Flibblebonia is ranked 3,339th in the South Pacific and 85,059th in the world for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -9 on the Hayek Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 6 hours ago

  • 21 hours ago: Following new legislation in Flibblebonia, the government seeks peaceful forum with terrorists.
  • 21 hours ago: Following new legislation in Flibblebonia, almost half of the child population live rough on the streets.
  • 1 day 8 hours ago: Flibblebonia was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Largest Populations (last census: Top 5%).
  • 1 day 21 hours ago: Following new legislation in Flibblebonia, sex changes are routinely performed at Flibblebonia's hospitals.
  • 4 days ago: Following new legislation in Flibblebonia, all-natural foods are becoming a major fad.
  • 5 days ago: Following new legislation in Flibblebonia, there's a shortage of swinging hot spots as land development grinds to a halt.
  • 5 days ago: Following new legislation in Flibblebonia, teenagers across the country are celebrating the defeat of a national curfew bill.
  • 6 days ago: Flibblebonia fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Developed.
  • 6 days ago: Following new legislation in Flibblebonia, gambling addicts regularly lose their families' nest eggs at Native Flibblarian casinos.
  • 7 days ago: Flibblebonia fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Politically Free.

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