The Federation of Short shorts is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Leader with an even hand, and notable for its closed borders, avant-garde cinema, and hatred of cheese. The hard-nosed, cheerful, devout population of 29 billion Short shortsians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.
The enormous, corrupt, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Defense. The income tax rate is 100%.
The powerhouse Short shortsian economy, worth a remarkable 7,179 trillion peat mosses a year, is extremely specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Gambling. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 247,568 peat mosses, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Only fully-fledged members of MENSA are allowed to vote, same-sex marriages are increasingly common, teenage male videogamers often suffer repetitive strain wrist injuries, and police escort anti-abortion activists to free speech cages if they try to express their views. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Short shorts's national animal is the three toed sloth, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is a major religion.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Short shorts was endorsed by The Irish Lands of Dragao da Luz.
- : Short shorts was endorsed by The Matriarchy of Ahma.
- : Short shorts was endorsed by The UnOrthodox Church of The Jedi-Zombi Jezus.
- : Short shorts was endorsed by The People's Republic of Partiseiflistan.
- : Short shorts was endorsed by The Bundesrepublik of Royal Usha.
- : Short shorts was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Scientifically Advanced.
- : Short shorts voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Right to Sexual Privacy".
- : Following new legislation in Short shorts, police escort anti-abortion activists to free speech cages if they try to express their views.
- : Following new legislation in Short shorts, teenage male videogamers often suffer repetitive strain wrist injuries.
- : Following new legislation in Short shorts, same-sex marriages are increasingly common.
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