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The Macabees was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 237
Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 155thHighest Economic Output: 207thLargest Insurance Industry: 272nd
The Empire of the Golden Throne of
Anarchy
Non Plus Ultra
Influence
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The Macabees

Population37.581 billion

CurrencyRíokmark
AnimalImperial Eagle

The Empire of the Golden Throne of The Macabees is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its anti-smoking policies, smutty television, and daily referendums. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 37.581 billion Macabeans live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, liberal, pro-business, outspoken individuals juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Industry, and Education. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Macabean economy, worth an astonishing 13,687 trillion Ríokmarks a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Uranium Mining, Information Technology, and Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 364,216 Ríokmarks, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,363,772 per year while the poor average 68,051, a ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Victims of crime are viewed as less trustworthy than politicians, there is a disproportionate number of poor people in prison, every new toxic waste dump comes with a seal of approval from the government's science advisor, and workers have their fruitcake and eat it too. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. The Macabees's national animal is the Imperial Eagle, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Macabees is ranked 6,371st in the world and 6th in Greater Dienstad for Most Influential, scoring 9,304 on the Soft Power Disbursement Rating.

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Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 155thHighest Economic Output: 207thLargest Insurance Industry: 272ndLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 272ndLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 306thLargest Mining Sector: 335thLargest Populations: 341stHighest Disposable Incomes: 348thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 362ndMost Avoided: 419thMost Armed: 436thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 448thHighest Crime Rates: 500thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 516thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 624thMost Valuable International Artwork: 664thRudest Citizens: 760thLargest Gambling Industry: 814thFattest Citizens: 872ndHighest Average Incomes: 1,064thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,065thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,114thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,118thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,123rdLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,163rdMost Rebellious Youth: 1,715thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,826thLargest Agricultural Sector: 2,004thTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 2,734thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3,408thSmartest Citizens: 4,489thMost Efficient Economies: 4,517thMost Stationary: 4,753rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,925thMost Influential: 6,371stLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,635thMost Cultured: 7,283rdNudest: 7,726thLargest Black Market: 10,170thTop
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Highest Drug Use: 15,324thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17,036thMost Politically Free: 19,708thMost Pro-Market: 19,856thMost Secular: 21,716th
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 2nd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 2nd in the regionMost Armed: 2nd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2nd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 3rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 3rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionTop
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 4th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 4th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 4th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 4th in the regionMost Politically Free: 5th in the regionNudest: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 5th in the regionFattest Citizens: 5th in the regionMost Extreme: 5th in the regionMost Influential: 6th in the region

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