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The Rogue Nation of Obsessed Knitters

“Knit one Purl one”

Category: Left-Leaning College State
Civil Rights:
World Benchmark
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Envoy

Location: New York

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The Rogue Nation of Obsessed Knitters is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by Jane Marple with an even hand, and notable for its restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, hard-working, intelligent population of 8.048 billion Obsessed Knittersians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, liberal government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Social Welfare, and the Environment. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of East Friesian. The average income tax rate is 82%, and even higher for the wealthy. Private enterprise is illegal, but for those in the know there is a slick and highly efficient black market in Tourism.

Obsessed Knitters's children are widely acknowledged as the most foul-mouthed in the region, students are wary of colorfully decorated new teachers with names like Professor Pipsqueak, the Supreme Court vehemently protects civil rights and the right to privacy, and graffiti graces every city's streets. Crime is totally unknown. Obsessed Knitters's national animal is the amigurumi, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is a major religion, and its currency is the purl.

Obsessed Knitters is ranked 4th in New York and 8,241st in the world for Most Cultured, scoring 37 on the Snufflebottom-Wiggendum Pentatonic Scale.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 5 days ago

  • 5 hours ago: Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Cultured (last census: Top 10%).
  • 2 days 5 hours ago: Obsessed Knitters fell out of the world Top 10% for Happiest Citizens.
  • 6 days ago: Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Best Weather (last census: Top 5%).
  • 7 days ago: Obsessed Knitters fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Rebellious Youth.
  • 24 days ago: Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Welfare Programs (last census: Top 5%).
  • 32 days ago: Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Godforsaken.
  • 39 days ago: Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Rebellious Youth.
  • 53 days ago: Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • 60 days ago: Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • 61 days ago: Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Happiest Citizens.

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