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Largest Insurance Industry: 172ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 271stLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 273rd
The Incorporated States of
Iron Fist Consumerists
Thank ME....For Me
Mr Maskell
Influence
Sprat
Region
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Maskellvania

Population8.026 billion

CapitalThe Corporate City of Maskell
LeaderMr Maskell
FaithMaskellism

CurrencyBeer
AnimalBundy Bear

The Incorporated States of Maskellvania is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Mr Maskell with an iron fist, and notable for its avowedly heterosexual populace, pith helmet sales, and complete lack of prisons. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 8.026 billion Maskellvanians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The tiny, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Defense, although Industry and Law & Order are also considered important, while Environment and Social Policy are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Corporate City of Maskell. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 2.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Maskellvanian economy, worth a remarkable 3,236 trillion Beers a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Retail, Uranium Mining, and Gambling. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an amazing 403,289 Beers, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,556,543 per year while the poor average 71,785, a ratio of 21.7 to 1.

A burger chain recently changed its name to Mack Donaldz for legal reasons, teddy bear James Dean (aka "the Rebel Without the Claws") helps convince kids that candy cigarettes are cool, at the edge of the final frontier space's biggest missile platform is about to unfold, and a citizen who thinks a slave is a deadbeat is entitled to make the descriptor literally true. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force. Maskellvania's national animal is the Bundy Bear, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Maskellism.

Maskellvania is ranked 242,602nd in the world and 8,274th in Osiris for Most Primitive, scoring -623.58 on the Scary Big Number Scale.

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Largest Insurance Industry: 172ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 271stLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 273rdLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 314thMost Corrupt Governments: 314thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 350thMost Avoided: 354thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 449thFattest Citizens: 477thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 529thLargest Mining Sector: 533rdLargest Soda Pop Sector: 558thLargest Gambling Industry: 559thMost Efficient Economies: 749thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 752ndHighest Average Incomes: 754thLargest Agricultural Sector: 776thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 875thLargest Retail Industry: 968thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,031stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,516thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1,623rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,869thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,364thTop
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Most Ignorant Citizens: 2,493rdLargest Governments: 3,255thLowest Crime Rates: 3,604thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,982ndMost Subsidized Industry: 4,032ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,117thHighest Economic Output: 4,292ndRudest Citizens: 4,321stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5,369thLargest Black Market: 5,764thMost Secular: 6,229thTop
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Most Conservative: 12,857thHighest Poor Incomes: 22,109th
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 6th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 8th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 8th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 9th in the regionMost Avoided: 9th in the regionFattest Citizens: 17th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 18th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 21st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 23rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 23rd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 24th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 25th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 26th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 33rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 38th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 39th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 46th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 47th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 73rd in the regionTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 87th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 90th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 100th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 132nd in the regionLargest Governments: 138th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 154th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 160th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 161st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 166th in the regionRudest Citizens: 196th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 204th in the regionMost Secular: 268th in the regionLargest Black Market: 281st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 291st in the regionTop
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Most Conservative: 474th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 728th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Maskellvania's influence in Osiris rose from "Minnow" to "Sprat".
  • : Following new legislation in Maskellvania, a citizen who thinks a slave is a deadbeat is entitled to make the descriptor literally true.
  • : Following new legislation in Maskellvania, at the edge of the final frontier space's biggest missile platform is about to unfold.
  • : Following new legislation in Maskellvania, teddy bear James Dean (aka "the Rebel Without the Claws") helps convince kids that candy cigarettes are cool.
  • : Following new legislation in Maskellvania, a burger chain recently changed its name to Mack Donaldz for legal reasons.
  • : Following new legislation in Maskellvania, the men in trenchcoats hanging around playgrounds are actually police officers.
  • : Following new legislation in Maskellvania, the nation's interest in space is at an all-time high while interest in saving the planet is at an all-time low.
  • : Following new legislation in Maskellvania, Brown Sugar 101 is a popular course at community colleges.
  • : Following new legislation in Maskellvania, ghost regiments exist only on paper.
  • : Following new legislation in Maskellvania, hundreds of subterranean tunnels are being built as part of "Project Morlock".

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