Spotlight on:

National Flag

The Kingdom of Whims

“Cry Havoc And Let Slip The Dogs of War”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Asia

OverviewPeopleGovernmentEconomyTrendAnalysis

The Kingdom of Whims is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Leader with a fair hand, and notable for its irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, intelligent population of 25.284 billion Whimsians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy 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 Commerce, the Environment, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Whims City. The average income tax rate is 49%, but much higher for the wealthy. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Book Publishing industry.

Racial supremacists indulge their wildest fantasies in cinemas and theatres across the nation, legislators work 24/7 due to an influx of single-issue bills, the poor are often seen pale and dizzy after selling their blood to make ends meet, and the armed forces are locked in an expensive and bloody war abroad to stamp out possible terrorists. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown. Whims's national animal is the Waterbear, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the Wirr.

Whims is ranked 37th in Asia and 61,741st in the world for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, scoring 79 on the Inverse Marx-Engels Emancipation Scale.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 1 day 5 hours ago

  • 20 hours ago: Following new legislation in Whims, the armed forces are locked in an expensive and bloody war abroad to stamp out possible terrorists.
  • 20 hours ago: Following new legislation in Whims, the poor are often seen pale and dizzy after selling their blood to make ends meet.
  • 20 hours ago: Following new legislation in Whims, legislators work 24/7 due to an influx of single-issue bills.
  • 20 hours ago: Following new legislation in Whims, racial supremacists indulge their wildest fantasies in cinemas and theatres across the nation.
  • 2 days 20 hours ago: Whims was reclassified from "New York Times Democracy" to "Liberal Democratic Socialists".
  • 2 days 20 hours ago: Following new legislation in Whims, insurance companies charge extortionate premiums to cover homes near waterways.
  • 2 days 20 hours ago: Following new legislation in Whims, the government is using tax revenues to provide jobs for the poor.
  • 2 days 20 hours ago: Following new legislation in Whims, referenda are held for every conceivable government action.
  • 2 days 20 hours ago: Following new legislation in Whims, punitive tariffs protect local industry.
  • 2 days 20 hours ago: Following new legislation in Whims, prison visits increase substantially during election years.

More...

View Forum posts

by Max Barry

Latest Forum Topics