The Mets Are NL Champions of Hydroponic Nation is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Hydroponicus with a fair hand, and notable for its daily referendums, rampant corporate plagiarism, and smutty television. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 24.636 billion Hydroponicans hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.
The medium-sized, liberal, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Environment and Healthcare are also considered important, while Spirituality and Law & Order receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Hydroponic Nation City. The average income tax rate is 34.9%, but much higher for the wealthy.
The all-consuming Hydroponic Nationian economy, worth a remarkable 3,364 trillion Funyons a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Gambling and Tourism. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 136,577 Funyons, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.9 times as much as the poorest.
Stylish juvenile delinquents are highly overrepresented in fatal motorcycle accidents, government crews work tirelessly to retake the suburbs from organized packs of raccoons, the nation leads Wysteria in per capita stalking, and homeowners are evicted to make way for new runways. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. Hydroponic Nation's national animal is the Wombat, which is also the nation's favorite main course.
Hydroponic Nation is ranked 62nd in Wysteria and 15,183rd in the world for Lowest Unemployment Rates, scoring 217 on the Workforce Participation Versus Theoretical Maximum Metric.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Hydroponic Nation voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Nuclear Security Convention"".
- : Hydroponic Nation was endorsed by The Confederacy of Westie.
- : Hydroponic Nation voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Travelling Region".
- : Hydroponic Nation voted against the World Assembly Resolution "To Prevent Dangerous Debris".
- : Hydroponic Nation voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Condemn Omigodtheykilledkenny"".
- : Hydroponic Nation voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Condemn the Greater German Reich"".
- : Hydroponic Nation voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend You".
- : Hydroponic Nation voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Electoral Freedoms".
- : Hydroponic Nation was struck by a Cure Missile from The Indomitable Borderlands of The Grendels, curing 1 million infected.
- : Hydroponic Nation was struck by a Cure Missile from The Experimental Zombie of Tatooene, curing 1 million infected.
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