The Flatulent Bleatings of
Corporate Police State
Deal with it
Regional Influence
Contender
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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The Flatulent Bleatings of Pompous Windbags is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Lord Maximillian with an iron fist, and notable for its avowedly heterosexual populace, prohibition of alcohol, and complete lack of public education. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 22.931 billion Pompous Windbagsians are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The relatively small, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Fort Windbag. The average income tax rate is 57.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Pompous Windbagsian economy, worth a remarkable 6,795 trillion bones a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Uranium Mining, Automobile Manufacturing, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. Average income is an amazing 296,352 bones, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.0 times as much as the poorest.

Graffiti artists spend lengthy periods of time in jail, protesters are up in arms over new nuclear power stations, scenic mountain valleys are flooded with water as damming projects get underway, and a crusade against barbaric religious practices has begun. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force. Pompous Windbags's national animal is the kestrel, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is Christianity.

Pompous Windbags is ranked 2nd in Free States of Gaia and 561st in the world for Largest Manufacturing Sector, scoring 25 on the Gooback-Jerbs Productivity Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 8 days ago

  • 11 days ago: Pompous Windbags fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • 14 days ago: Pompous Windbags was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Gambling Industry (last census: Top 1%).
  • 16 days ago: Pompous Windbags fell out of the regional Top 10% for Largest Agricultural Sector.
  • 19 days ago: Pompous Windbags was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Cheese Export Sector (last census: Top 1%).
  • 24 days ago: Pompous Windbags was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Lowest Crime Rates (last census: Top 5%).
  • 25 days ago: Pompous Windbags was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Defense Forces (last census: Top 5%).
  • 26 days ago: Pompous Windbags fell out of the regional Top 10% for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
  • 31 days ago: Pompous Windbags fell out of the regional Top 10% for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector.
  • 32 days ago: Pompous Windbags fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Devout.
  • 34 days ago: Pompous Windbags was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Authoritarian (last census: Top 5%).

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