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The VRCC Security Office of The Stinkpot Turtle

“Department of VRCC Homeland Security”

Category: Right-wing Utopia
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Below Average

Regional Influence: Powerbroker

Location: Vatican II

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The VRCC Security Office of The Stinkpot Turtle is a gargantuan, devout nation, ruled by Turtle with an even hand, and notable for its complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 17.24 billion The Stinkpot Turtleans are free to succeed or fail in life on their own merits; the successful tend to enjoy an opulent (but moralistic) lifestyle, while the failures can be seen crowding out most jails.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded individuals juggles the competing demands of Defence, Law & Order, and Religion & Spirituality. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mud Puddle. Income tax is unheard of. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Gambling industries.

Most people suffer from some form of hearing loss, daisy chain gangs plant flowers and pick up litter, the government has taken a 'sort it out yourselves' approach to fighting malaria, and research into 'designer babies' is banned. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force. The Stinkpot Turtle's national animal is the click beetle, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is Catholicism, and its currency is the turtle shell.

The Stinkpot Turtle is ranked 1st in Vatican II and 10,470th in the world for Rudest Citizens, with 39.8 Insults Per Minute (net).

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