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Riverpost

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The Republic of Riverpost is a large, safe nation, renowned for its frequent executions and absence of drug laws. The democratic population of 80 million Riverpostians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 35.1%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The Riverpostian economy, worth 3.38 trillion dollars a year, is led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Retail, Cheese Exports, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 42,243 dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

The skeletons of lost tourists litter the ground of the Great Riverpostian Desert, innocent defendants often plead guilty for fear of receiving a much harsher sentence before jury, right-wingers complain that too many people are suckling at the welfare teat, and suit-clad businessmen have been taking advantage of the relaxed welfare qualifications by shopping with food stamps. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Riverpost's national animal is the pigeon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Riverpost is ranked 48,230th in the world and 302nd in Europe for Most Politically Free, scoring 74.27 on the Diebold Election Inking Scale.

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