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The Perpetually Confused State of Whatia

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Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Allied States of EuroIslanders

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The Perpetually Confused State of Whatia is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Dave with a fair hand, and notable for its national health service. The compassionate, intelligent population of 21.534 billion Whatians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Social Welfare, Education, and Social Equality. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Whatopolis. The average income tax rate is 100%. 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.

The WBI Channel Tunnel project is plagued by delays, the government has adopted a "Lightning Never Strikes Twice" approach to dealing with natural disasters, administrative districts are increasingly defined by their taste in housing architecture, and droves of former desperados are applying to join the border police. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Whatia's national animal is the gerbil, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the taco.

Whatia is ranked 14th in Allied States of EuroIslanders and 98,079th in the world for Most Authoritarian, with 0.031 Stalins.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 16 days ago

  • 4 days ago: Whatia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Compassionate Citizens.
  • 6 days ago: Whatia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Smartest Citizens.
  • 16 days ago: Whatia relocated from Lazarus to Allied States of EuroIslanders.
  • 16 days ago: Whatia was admitted to the World Assembly.
  • 16 days ago: Whatia altered its national flag.
  • 16 days ago: Whatia applied to join the World Assembly.
  • 16 days ago: Whatia was refounded in Lazarus.
  • 57 days ago: Whatia ceased to exist.
  • 65 days ago: Whatia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Fastest-Growing Economies.
  • 81 days ago: Whatia was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most World Assembly Endorsements (last census: Top 10%).

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