The Incorporated States of Speed Rat is a huge, pleasant nation, notable for its burgeoning Black Widow population. The hard-working population of 493 million Speed Ratians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.
The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 19.1%.
The Speed Ratian economy, worth 21.4 trillion Golds a year, is led by the Furniture Restoration industry, with major contributions from Woodchip Exports, Arms Manufacturing, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. Average income is 43,351 Golds, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.6 times as much as the poorest.
Crime is relatively low, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Speed Rat's national animal is the Black Widow.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Speed Rat's influence in UDN rose from "Page" to "Squire".
- : Speed Rat's influence in UDN rose from "Shoeshiner" to "Page".
- : Speed Rat's influence in UDN rose from "Sprat" to "Shoeshiner".
- : Speed Rat resigned from the World Assembly.
- : Speed Rat's influence in UDN rose from "Zero" to "Sprat".
- : Speed Rat relocated from Frozen Circle to UDN.
- : Speed Rat endorsed The Republic of West43.
- : Speed Rat was admitted to the World Assembly.
- : Speed Rat relocated from Birb to Frozen Circle.
- : Speed Rat applied to join the World Assembly.