by Max Barry

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NewTexas was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 131
Most Stationary: 1st Most Efficient Economies: 14th Most Influential: 33rd
The Big Tex Happy Taco Stands of
Anarchy
Home of Big Tex! ¿Guacamole con su taco, señor?
Influence
Power
Founder / WA Delegate
Region
Civil Rights
World Benchmark
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Widely Abused

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NewTexas

Population33.648 billion

CapitalNewAustin
LeaderBig Tex

CurrencyFajita Taco
AnimalTacodillo

The Big Tex Happy Taco Stands of NewTexas is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Big Tex with a fair hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, daily referendums, and multi-spousal wedding ceremonies. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 33.648 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, 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 13,158 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 391,071 Fajita Tacoes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.8 times as much as the poorest.

Drug deals return to the streets as legions of undercover officers stalk the dark web, strip mining of rare earth metals is up while back problems are down, depression sinks in after each election when voters realize they are stuck with these people for years, and social media sites prompt users to send birthday greetings to unresponsive nonagenarians. 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 269th in the world and 4th in Texas for Most Armed, with 79.83 Weapons Per Person.

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Most Stationary: 1stMost Efficient Economies: 14thMost Influential: 33rdFattest Citizens: 55thLargest Populations: 74thRudest Citizens: 104thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 108thMost Avoided: 130thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 145thHighest Economic Output: 155thLargest Gambling Industry: 158thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 164thLargest Information Technology Sector: 165thMost Scientifically Advanced: 216thHighest Disposable Incomes: 264thMost Armed: 269thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 270thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 306thHighest Crime Rates: 320thLargest Mining Sector: 441stHighest Average Incomes: 538thLargest Retail Industry: 562ndLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 623rdLargest Publishing Industry: 724thMost Cultured: 910thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 955thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,076thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,143rdLargest Insurance Industry: 1,219thSmartest Citizens: 1,570thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,673rdTop
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 1,750thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,830thHighest Drug Use: 2,552ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2,854thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,797thMost Politically Free: 4,150thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,715thLargest Black Market: 5,660thNudest: 7,237thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7,787thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 8,209thTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 9,957thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 14,506thMost Extreme: 16,467th
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Most Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionTop
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Fattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 2nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 2nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 3rd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 3rd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 4th in the regionMost Avoided: 4th in the regionMost Armed: 4th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 4th in the regionMost Cultured: 5th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 5th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 6th in the regionMost Politically Free: 6th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 7th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 7th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 8th in the regionTop
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Largest Insurance Industry: 9th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 9th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 9th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 10th in the regionMost Extreme: 12th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 12th in the regionNudest: 13th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 14th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 16th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : NewTexas banned The Empire of Terostor from Texas.
  • : NewTexas lodged a message on the Canada Regional Message Board.
  • : NewTexas approved the World Assembly proposal "Liberate Boston".
  • : NewTexas lodged a message on the Texas Regional Message Board.
  • : NewTexas lodged a message on the Texas Regional Message Board.
  • : NewTexas voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Preventing the Illicit Trade of Cultural Artefacts".
  • : Following new legislation in NewTexas, social media sites prompt users to send birthday greetings to unresponsive nonagenarians.
  • : NewTexas lodged a message on the Texas Regional Message Board.
  • : NewTexas voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Helaw".
  • : NewTexas lodged a message on the Texas Regional Message Board.

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