The Anablephobia of
Liberal Democratic Socialists
Strawberries are packed with fiber!
The Lord Sir Supreme Esquire
Regional Influence
Minnow
Region
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Good
Political Freedom
Excellent

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The Anablephobia of Straight Arm Salute is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by The Lord Sir Supreme Esquire with a fair hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies, ubiquitous missile silos, and hatred of cheese. The compassionate, democratic population of 18.206 billion Fams love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lowercase City. The average income tax rate is 43.1%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The large but inefficient Fam economy, worth 559 trillion mint condition Star Wars action figures a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Furniture Restoration and Tourism. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 30,732 mint condition Star Wars action figures, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The tenet of free speech is held dear, fraternities are notorious for drunken hooliganism, crowds of flag-burning protesters tend to accidentally become crowds of burning protesters, and anti-government political posters adorn every building like wallpaper. Crime is totally unknown. Straight Arm Salute's national animal is the Roflcopter, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Straight Arm Salute is ranked 2nd in Equinox and 1,550th in the world for Best Weather, with 244 Metres of Sunlight Above Expected.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Straight Arm Salute was reclassified from "Democratic Socialists" to "Liberal Democratic Socialists".
  • : Following new legislation in Straight Arm Salute, anti-government political posters adorn every building like wallpaper.
  • : Following new legislation in Straight Arm Salute, crowds of flag-burning protesters tend to accidentally become crowds of burning protesters.
  • : Following new legislation in Straight Arm Salute, fraternities are notorious for drunken hooliganism.
  • : Following new legislation in Straight Arm Salute, the tenet of free speech is held dear.
  • : Following new legislation in Straight Arm Salute, referenda can be called for any law at the request of at least one third of the voting population.
  • : Straight Arm Salute was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Pacifist.
  • : Following new legislation in Straight Arm Salute, most of the nation's wealthy aristocrats are dentists.
  • : Following new legislation in Straight Arm Salute, towns that stop turning a profit are turned into animal sanctuaries.
  • : Following new legislation in Straight Arm Salute, a well-funded social safety net protects the unfortunate.

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