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The Victorian Republic of Ridann

“EST. 13th June, 2008”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Few

Regional Influence: Vassal

Location: Australia

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The Victorian Republic of Ridann is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Protector Henry Clayton with an iron fist, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 13.185 billion Victorians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Healthcare. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Melbourne. The average income tax rate is 23%. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry.

Government officials across Ridann are being "encouraged" to adopt Leadbeater Possums to set an example for the populace, it is illegal to liberate slaves, fewer people are bathing as citizens must show ration stamps before they can turn on their faucets, and Ridann's navy has been named the scourge of the seven thousand seas. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ridann's national animal is the Leadbeater Possum, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is unlisted due to secularism, and its currency is the Credit.

Ridann is ranked 67th in Australia and 112,618th in the world for Stupidest Citizens, scoring -8 on the Average Edu-UNtellignce® Test Score.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 7 days ago

  • 4 days ago: Ridann was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Police Ratios (last census: Top 10%).
  • 6 days ago: Ridann was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Scientifically Advanced (last census: Top 5%).
  • 8 days ago: Ridann was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry (last census: Top 10%).
  • 14 days ago: Ridann was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector.
  • 17 days ago: Ridann was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry (last census: Top 10%).
  • 23 days ago: Ridann was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Mining Sector.
  • 25 days ago: Ridann fell out of the world Top 5% for Most Armed.
  • 28 days ago: Ridann was struck by a Cure Missile from The Zutopia of Ze Destroyers, curing 22 million infected.
  • 28 days ago: Ridann was cleansed by a Tactical Zombie Elimination Squad from The Zutopia of Ze Destroyers, killing 2 million zombies.
  • 28 days ago: Ridann was struck by a Cure Missile from The Zutopia of Ze Destroyers, curing 41 million infected.

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