by Max Barry

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Most Primitive: 2,384thMost Conservative: 13,829thSafest: 18,664th
The Geriatric League of
Iron Fist Consumerists
LC Discretion!
Founder / The Wonderful Wizards of Laws
Civil Rights
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The TSP Local Council

Population3.028 billion


CurrencyPoorly Defined and Nigh Unlimited Power
AnimalDrama Llama

The Geriatric League of The TSP Local Council is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Drystar with an iron fist, and renowned for its keen interest in outer space, anti-smoking policies, and prohibition of alcohol. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 3.028 billion TSP Local Councilors are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The enormous, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Volaworand. The average income tax rate is 65.6%.

The TSP Local Councilian economy, worth 116 trillion Poorly Defined and Nigh Unlimited Powers a year, is quite specialized and led by the Basket Weaving industry, with major contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Gambling, and Arms Manufacturing. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 38,516 Poorly Defined and Nigh Unlimited Powers, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.5 times as much as the poorest.

The TSP Local Council's heavy congestion charges are the bane of motorists' lives, worried-looking neonatal nurses are being deployed in place of SWAT teams during dangerous drug busts, Drystar has just been declared ruler of The TSP Local Council in an international press conference, and Auphelia has been named as The TSP Local Council's national religion. Crime is almost non-existent, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The TSP Local Council's national animal is the Drama Llama, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Auphelia.

The TSP Local Council is ranked 168,056th in the world and 1st in Psomewhere Over the Rainbow for Rudest Citizens, with 32.33 Insults Per Minute.

Most Primitive: 2,384thTop
Most Conservative: 13,829thSafest: 18,664thMost Ignorant Citizens: 19,948thMost Authoritarian: 20,121st

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