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The Republic of Screaming Saint

“Lifes pretty bad, deal with it”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: 10000 Islands

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The Republic of Screaming Saint is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by The Screaming Saint with a fair hand, and remarkable for its irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 6.423 billion Screaming Saintians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Defence, and Law & Order. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Salvation. The average income tax rate is 98%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Tourism industry, followed by Arms Manufacturing and Information Technology.

The latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller, Saturday morning cartoons feature full frontal nudity, the government pours millions of Drakims into rehabilitation programs annually, and violently opinionated speakers can be heard preaching their hateful views on every street corner. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Screaming Saint's national animal is the Zerglings, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the Drakim.

Screaming Saint is ranked 417th in 10000 Islands and 41,601st in the world for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 24 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 12 hours ago

  • 1 day 1 hour ago: Following new legislation in Screaming Saint, violently opinionated speakers can be heard preaching their hateful views on every street corner.
  • 1 day 1 hour ago: Following new legislation in Screaming Saint, the government pours millions of Drakims into rehabilitation programs annually.
  • 1 day 1 hour ago: Following new legislation in Screaming Saint, Saturday morning cartoons feature full frontal nudity.
  • 1 day 12 hours ago: Screaming Saint was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Soda Pop Sector.
  • 3 days 1 hour ago: Following new legislation in Screaming Saint, the latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller.
  • 3 days 8 hours ago: Screaming Saint endorsed The Ramifications of Goat Horns.
  • 3 days 8 hours ago: Screaming Saint endorsed The Federal Republic of Zyrcrestia.
  • 3 days 13 hours ago: Screaming Saint voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate Versutian Federation".
  • 4 days ago: Following new legislation in Screaming Saint, Screaming Saint's children are widely acknowledged as the most foul-mouthed in the region.
  • 4 days ago: Following new legislation in Screaming Saint, criminals are put to death while cuddling their favourite teddy bear.

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