The Constitutional Republic of Remnants of Crock is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by President Cohan with an iron fist, and notable for its frequent executions, anti-smoking policies, and smutty television. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 5.209 billion Americans are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.
The medium-sized, corrupt, pro-business, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Richfield. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 55.3%.
The frighteningly efficient American economy, worth 879 trillion Imperial credits a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Automobile Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining. Black market activity is extensive. Average income is an impressive 168,831 Imperial credits, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 836,652 per year while the poor average 19,318, a ratio of 43.3 to 1.
The nation's diplomatic missives are now delivered via sniper rifle, reporters sent to cover suspected UFO visits come back with stories about quilting bees, otherwise healthy people are being sent to internment camps because they have VODAIS, and young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Remnants of Crock's national animal is the Lion, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Intellectualism.
Most Recent Government Activity: 1 day 21 hours ago
- 1 day 11 hours ago: Remnants of Crock was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Soda Pop Sector (last census: Top 5%).
- 1 day 11 hours ago: Remnants of Crock fell out of the regional Top 5% for Largest Soda Pop Sector.
- 2 days 10 hours ago: Remnants of Crock was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Information Technology Sector (last census: Top 10%).
- 3 days 11 hours ago: Remnants of Crock fell out of the regional Top 10% for Lowest Unemployment Rates.
- 5 days ago: Remnants of Crock fell out of the world Top 10% for Largest Retail Industry.
- 5 days ago: Remnants of Crock fell out of the regional Top 10% for Largest Retail Industry.
- 7 days ago: Remnants of Crock's influence in Warzone Asia rose from "Vassal" to "Truckler".
- 8 days ago: Remnants of Crock was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Mining Sector (last census: Top 5%).
- 17 days ago: Remnants of Crock was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Cheese Export Sector (last census: Top 10%).
- 24 days ago: Remnants of Crock fell out of the world Top 10% for Largest Publishing Industry.