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The New Republic of TannerFrankLand

“The goals are simple: safety and security. ”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Few
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Few

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: St Abbaddon

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The New Republic of TannerFrankLand is a colossal, devout nation, ruled by Tanner Franklin with an iron fist, and renowned for its unlimited-speed roads. The compassionate, hard-working, cynical population of 9.956 billion TannerFrankLandians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

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, Defence, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Poplar Bluff. The average income tax rate is 96%. The private sector is almost wholly made up of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out.

Students who refuse to pray are expelled from school, record sales of 'child-whacking sticks' have been reported, a fashion designer has been arrested for inciting hatred after claiming redheads couldn't pull off vermillion, and the people are famous throughout the region for their bleached-white teeth. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. TannerFrankLand's national animal is the eagle, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is Utopism, and its currency is the dollar.

TannerFrankLand is ranked 35th in St Abbaddon and 100,585th in the world for Least Corrupt Governments, scoring -94 on the Inverse Mugabe Relativity Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 7 days ago

  • 1 day 10 hours ago: TannerFrankLand fell out of the regional Top 10% for Longest Average Lifespans.
  • 15 days ago: TannerFrankLand was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates (last census: Top 5%).
  • 29 days ago: TannerFrankLand was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Defense Forces (last census: Top 5%).
  • 32 days ago: TannerFrankLand was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Devout (last census: Top 5%).
  • 40 days ago: TannerFrankLand was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Dedicated Public Healthcare.
  • 43 days ago: TannerFrankLand was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Longest Average Lifespans.
  • 47 days ago: TannerFrankLand fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Conservative.
  • 52 days ago: TannerFrankLand was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Best Weather (last census: Top 5%).
  • 61 days ago: TannerFrankLand was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Welfare Programs.
  • 100 days ago: TannerFrankLand was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Highest Police Ratios.

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