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The War-torn imperial planet of Tethys 13

“Life's a journey. shame about the destination”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Fair
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Osiris

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The War-torn imperial planet of Tethys 13 is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Bilbo Baggins with a fair hand, and renowned for its compulsory military service. The compassionate, hard-working, intelligent population of 10.745 billion Tethys 13ians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Defence, with areas such as Religion & Spirituality and the Environment receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Inevitable City. The average income tax rate is 76%, and even higher for the wealthy. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry.

Government officials frequently cut taxes as a distraction from antics with their secretaries, a ban on unsolicited cold calling in all forms is in effect, motorists must pay to enter inner-cities during peak hours, and all-natural foods are becoming a major fad. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Tethys 13's national animal is the hobbit, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the mushroom.

Tethys 13 is ranked 1,884th in Osiris and 69,272nd in the world for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, scoring 69 on the Inverse Marx-Engels Emancipation Scale.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 5 days ago

  • 15 days ago: Tethys 13 fell out of the world Top 10% for Safest.
  • 17 days ago: Following new legislation in Tethys 13, all-natural foods are becoming a major fad.
  • 38 days ago: Tethys 13 was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Populations.
  • 84 days ago: Tethys 13 was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Defense Forces (last census: Top 5%).
  • 92 days ago: Tethys 13 was refounded in Osiris.
  • 93 days ago: Tethys 13 ceased to exist.
  • 111 days ago: Tethys 13 was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Populations.
  • 121 days ago: Tethys 13 was refounded in Lazarus.
  • 157 days ago: Tethys 13 ceased to exist.
  • 167 days ago: Tethys 13 was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Scientifically Advanced.

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