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

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: the West Pacific

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The Enlightened Colony of The Arrogant Bumblebees is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Queen Bumblebee with a fair hand, and notable for its keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 6.838 billion The Arrogant Bumblebeesians 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, the Environment, and Healthcare. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Godforsaken Town of Bumblebees. The average income tax rate is 100%. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Tourism industry.

Referenda are held for every conceivable government action, nude art is becoming wildly popular, birth rates have hit an all-time low, and a niche industry catering to S&M enthusiasts has sprung up. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Arrogant Bumblebees's national animal is the Cuckoo Bumblebee, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the Silver Tic Tac.

The Arrogant Bumblebees is ranked 21st in the West Pacific and 2,025th in the world for Best Weather, with 288 Metres of Sunlight Above Expected.

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