“Pop Tarts for all”
Regional Influence: Contender
Location: Capitalist Paradise
The Clampdown of Kaputer is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Joe Strummer with an even hand, and renowned for its complete lack of prisons. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 11.158 billion Kaputerians enjoy some of the most opulent lifestyles in the region, unless they are unemployed or working-class, in which case they are variously starving to death or crippled by easily preventable diseases.
The minute, corrupt, liberal, pro-business government, or what there is of one, is primarily concerned with Defense, although Law & Order is also considered important, while Social Policy and Welfare are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Airstrip One. Income tax is unheard of.
The frighteningly efficient Kaputerian economy, worth a remarkable 3,140 trillion Springsteens a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Gambling. Average income is an amazing 281,418 Springsteens, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,028,792 per year while the poor average 54,603, a ratio of 18.8 to 1.
Citizens are permitted to carry concealed handguns, travel bureaus double as recruiting centers for national intelligence agencies, mining safety laws are often more expensive than what's being mined, and a survey of the nation's rivers and children has shown that pesticide levels are at an all-time regional high. Crime is totally unknown. Kaputer's national animal is the Pug, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Shouldn't have answered that issue.
Most Recent Government Activity: 2 minutes ago
- 2 hours ago: Kaputer lodged a message on the Capitalist Paradise Regional Message Board.
- 7 hours ago: Kaputer lodged a message on the Capitalist Paradise Regional Message Board.
- 9 hours ago: Kaputer voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Liberate The Mountains to the East"".
- 3 days 6 hours ago: Kaputer voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Westwind".
- 3 days 8 hours ago: Kaputer voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Marine Debris Accord"".
- 3 days 21 hours ago: Kaputer was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Public Sector.
- 5 days ago: Kaputer fell out of the regional Top 10% for Stupidest Citizens.
- 7 days ago: Kaputer voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Disabled Voters Act".
- 8 days ago: Following new legislation in Kaputer, a survey of the nation's rivers and children has shown that pesticide levels are at an all-time regional high.
- 10 days ago: Kaputer voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Ban on Double Taxation".
Endorsements Received: 42 » UNDelegate, Volkyan, Canterburie, Perpendiculous, Freedombourg, GabeWorld, Burtonia WA Embassy, Tonakistan, United Kodiaks, Acario, FASTERCAT, Rangerton, Nazerin, Octal, Red Snapperstein, The United Gillelans, Edgemaster, The United Oman, Edison Culver, Lucanda, The Glorious Bimbolia, SucWAti, Armanduania, Derivative, Britlandiana, Shakunik, Aelhaeran, La Lux, Scientia Major, Poopsancagizal, Rovertun, White Finland-, Scorpions Army, Libertariu, Southern Hampshire, Bernardigrado, Bezelya, Swaggit Swaggin, Grasmere, Tuti, Archdiocese of London, and Capitalist Producers.