The Colony of Athatrond is a large, safe nation, renowned for its state-planned economy and stringent health and safety legislation. The cynical population of 80 million Athatrondians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."
The large, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Administration. The average income tax rate is 46.3%, but much higher for the wealthy.
The basket case Athatrondian economy, worth 782 billion rubledollars a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, quite specialized black market in Trout Farming, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Retail. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 9,780 rubledollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Shell-shocked refugees are made to provide Immigration with lively renditions of 'Dancing Queen', kids are arrested at gunpoint for playing with toy rifles, the hawk is a protected species, and military spending recently hit a new high. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Athatrond's national animal is the hawk, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Athatrond was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Safest and Most Pacifist.
- : Athatrond proposed constructing embassies between The Comedians and Create an embassy with us.
- : Following new legislation in Athatrond, military spending recently hit a new high.
- : Following new legislation in Athatrond, the hawk is a protected species.
- : Following new legislation in Athatrond, kids are arrested at gunpoint for playing with toy rifles.
- : Following new legislation in Athatrond, shell-shocked refugees are made to provide Immigration with lively renditions of 'Dancing Queen'.
- : Following new legislation in Athatrond, increasing numbers of children in Athatrond have different eye and hair color to their supposed fathers.
- : Athatrond banned The Republic of Quebecshire XX from The Comedians.
- : Athatrond banned The Grand UwU of The loegon of Mankind from The Comedians.
- : Athatrond banned The Queendom of Starlight Glimmer 175 from The Comedians.