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The Calvitat of Hobbitat

“Om nom nom”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Instigator

Location: Antarctica

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The Calvitat of Hobbitat is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Toeless Bob with a fair hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls. The hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 22.827 billion Hobbitots enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Healthcare. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Nutbush City. Income tax is unheard of. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Uranium Mining, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Information Technology industries.

Manual labourers must be willing to have cybernetic limbs to get a job, citizens are frequently searched for illegal weapons, the government has declared its commitment to multilateralism, and litter collection has replaced fast food as the most popular after-school job. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Hobbitat's national animal is the lemming, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its currency is the hairy toe.

Hobbitat is ranked 10th in Antarctica and 1,089th in the world for Largest Populations, with 22,827 Capita (millions).

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 14 hours ago

  • 29 minutes ago: Hobbitat was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Populations (last census: Top 5%).
  • 14 hours ago: Following new legislation in Hobbitat, litter collection has replaced fast food as the most popular after-school job.
  • 14 hours ago: Following new legislation in Hobbitat, the government has declared its commitment to multilateralism.
  • 2 days 14 hours ago: Following new legislation in Hobbitat, citizens are frequently searched for illegal weapons.
  • 3 days 14 hours ago: Hobbitat was reclassified from "Corporate Bordello" to "New York Times Democracy".
  • 3 days 14 hours ago: Following new legislation in Hobbitat, manual labourers must be willing to have cybernetic limbs to get a job.
  • 4 days ago: Hobbitat voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Rules of Surrender".
  • 6 days ago: Following new legislation in Hobbitat, the people are famous throughout the region for their bleached-white teeth.
  • 7 days ago: Following new legislation in Hobbitat, it's always rabbit season.
  • 8 days ago: Hobbitat was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Corrupt Governments (last census: Top 10%).

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