|Currency||$ Saldam dollar|
The Democratic States of Saldam is a huge, genial nation, ruled by President Matthew with an even hand, and renowned for its public floggings, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, devout population of 821 million Saldaminions are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.
The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Saldam Gates. The average income tax rate is 57.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The sizeable but inefficient Saldaminion economy, worth 54.3 trillion $ Saldam dollars a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 66,173 $ Saldam dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
President Matthew tells rebellious ministers to "drop and give me twenty", President Matthew's office has a newly installed Max-Man arcade game programmed by a 5th-grader, all streets are privately owned toll roads, and burning twigs to keep warm while lost in the wild is now a felony. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Saldam's national animal is the saldamander, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Saldam, burning twigs to keep warm while lost in the wild is now a felony.
- : Saldam was reclassified from "Inoffensive Centrist Democracy" to "Democratic Socialists".
- : Saldam changed its national leader to "President Matthew".
- : Following new legislation in Saldam, all streets are privately owned toll roads.
- : Saldam was reclassified from "Democratic Socialists" to "Inoffensive Centrist Democracy".
- : Following new legislation in Saldam, President Matthew's office has a newly installed Max-Man arcade game programmed by a 5th-grader.
- : Saldam changed its national motto to "Saldam Once Was".
- : Following new legislation in Saldam, President Matthew tells rebellious ministers to "drop and give me twenty".
- : Saldam was reclassified from "Liberal Democratic Socialists" to "Democratic Socialists".
- : Following new legislation in Saldam, hordes of unemployed lumberjacks have resorted to cutting down utility poles to satisfy their cravings.
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