Regional Influence: Hermit
The Queen's State of Richard Saunders is a colossal, economically powerful nation, notable for its absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 6.257 billion Richard Saundersians live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.
The medium-sized, liberal, outspoken government prioritizes Welfare, with Education, Healthcare, and Industry also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Public Transport receive no funds. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 15.3%.
The thriving Richard Saundersian economy, worth 213 trillion betales a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Gambling industry, with significant contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Trout Farming, and Book Publishing. Average income is 34,080 betales, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 96,202 per year while the poor average 9,664, a ratio of 10.0 to 1.
The tenet of free speech is held dear, surveillance cameras are banned, Richard Saunders's children are widely acknowledged as the most foul-mouthed in the region, and young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables. Crime is a serious problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Richard Saunders's national animal is the deer, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.
Richard Saunders is ranked 1st in Richlands and 85,021st in the world for Most Beautiful Environments, with -2 Pounds of Wildlife less Pounds of Concrete per square mile.
Most Recent Government Activity: 7 days ago
- 7 days ago: Richard Saunders altered the regional flag of Richlands.
- 37 days ago: Richard Saunders agreed to construct embassies between Richlands and Republique Centrafricaine.
- 64 days ago: Richard Saunders proposed constructing embassies between Richlands and Dione.
- 96 days ago: Richard Saunders established the regional flag of Richlands.
- 113 days ago: Richard Saunders proposed constructing embassies between Richlands and Bouvet.
- 113 days ago: Richard Saunders proposed constructing embassies between Richlands and Togo.
- 114 days ago: Richard Saunders's influence in Richlands rose from "Minnow" to "Hermit".
- 114 days ago: Richard Saunders proposed constructing embassies between Richlands and Japvia.
- 114 days ago: Richard Saunders relocated from The Mars to Richlands.
- 114 days ago: Richard Saunders founded the region Richlands.