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The Ego of Tim

“Mottos are too mainstream”

Category: Compulsory Consumerist State
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Camelot

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The Ego of Tim is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Leader with an iron fist, and notable for its punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 6.591 billion Timians are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Defence, Law & Order, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Tim City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 56%. A robust private sector is led by the Tourism, Woodchip Exports, and Arms Manufacturing industries.

Soylent products are an expensive commodity due to a lack of volunteers, all mothers are allowed six months fully-paid maternity leave, education and welfare spending are on the rise, and Leader has just been declared ruler of Tim in an international press conference. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is well under control, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Tim's national animal is the Phoenix, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is Pastafarianism, and its currency is the Ringtat.

Tim is ranked 10th in Camelot and 24,381st in the world for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 2 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 26 days ago

  • 1 day 16 hours ago: Tim was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Police Ratios.
  • 5 days ago: Tim was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry.
  • 14 days ago: Tim was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry.
  • 15 days ago: Tim was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Information Technology Sector (last census: Top 10%).
  • 20 days ago: Tim was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Mining Sector.
  • 21 days ago: Tim was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Soda Pop Sector.
  • 26 days ago: Tim was struck by a Cure Missile from The Kingdom of Cormac Pendragon, curing 1 million infected.
  • 26 days ago: Tim was struck by a Cure Missile from The Kingdom of The Pendragon Dynasty, curing 1 million infected.
  • 26 days ago: Tim was struck by a Cure Missile from The Kingdom of Cormac Pendragon, curing 1 million infected.
  • 26 days ago: Tim was struck by a Cure Missile from The Kingdom of The Pendragon Dynasty, curing 1 million infected.

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