by Max Barry

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NewTexas was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 131
Most Stationary: 6th Most Efficient Economies: 14th Most Influential: 32nd
The Big Tex Happy Taco Stands of
Home of Big Tex! ¿Guacamole con su taco, señor?
Founder / WA Delegate
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Population33.472 billion

LeaderBig Tex

CurrencyFajita Taco

The Big Tex Happy Taco Stands of NewTexas is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Big Tex with a fair hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, sprawling nuclear power plants, and absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 33.472 billion NewTexans live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

The minute, corrupt, liberal, pro-business, outspoken government, or what there is of one, is solely concerned with Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of NewAustin. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient NewTexan economy, worth an astonishing 13,065 trillion Fajita Tacoes a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Gambling, Book Publishing, and Soda Sales. Average income is an amazing 390,339 Fajita Tacoes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.0 times as much as the poorest.

Citizens are encouraged to show displeasure with politicians by poking them with sharp metal sticks, carefully-staged grief is displayed by Big Tex after national disasters, economists confusingly list "fusarium rot and leaf blight" as major risk factors for monetary deflation, and a few immigrants are better than no immigrants according to Big Tex. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. NewTexas's national animal is the Tacodillo, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

NewTexas is ranked 1,694th in the world and 6th in Texas for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring 8,803.09 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

Most Stationary: 6thMost Efficient Economies: 14thMost Influential: 32ndFattest Citizens: 55thLargest Populations: 74thRudest Citizens: 80thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 109thMost Avoided: 131stLargest Soda Pop Sector: 144thLargest Gambling Industry: 155thHighest Economic Output: 157thLargest Information Technology Sector: 159thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 168thMost Scientifically Advanced: 202ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 267thMost Armed: 269thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 274thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 318thHighest Crime Rates: 325thLargest Mining Sector: 441stLargest Retail Industry: 536thHighest Average Incomes: 545thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 663rdLargest Publishing Industry: 717thMost Cultured: 900thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 923rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,148thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,229thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,264thSmartest Citizens: 1,563rdLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,694thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,735thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,855thTop
Highest Drug Use: 2,618thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2,762ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,916thMost Politically Free: 3,924thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,882ndLargest Black Market: 5,717thNudest: 7,861stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7,976thTop
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 9,358thMost Corrupt Governments: 10,138thMost Extreme: 15,101stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 15,241st
Most Influential: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionTop
Most Scientifically Advanced: 2nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 2nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 3rd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 3rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Armed: 4th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 4th in the regionMost Avoided: 4th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 4th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 5th in the regionMost Politically Free: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 5th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5th in the regionMost Cultured: 5th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 6th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 6th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 7th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 7th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 7th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 9th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 9th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 9th in the regionTop
Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 11th in the regionNudest: 12th in the regionMost Extreme: 13th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 14th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 14th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 17th in the region

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