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IRL Me

Name: Timothy I'm Not Telling the Rest
Age: 20
Occupation: Full-time college student
Where I live: The state of Arkansas in the United States of America

Political Compass Coordinates: (-8,-4)
Political Affiliation/or whatever: Libertarian Socialist and Revolutionary Syndicalist
Political Parties I Like (although don't fully agree with): The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) and the American Party of Labor (APL)

Religion: Deism and Dudeism

Level of Intelligence: High
Level of Common Sense: Low
In D & D terms: High Intelligence, Low Wisdom

What I'm For / What I Like:
Communism/Socialism (both Revolutionary and Democratic), Left Populism, Left Libertarianism, Dogs, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, My Little Pony: Friendship is Witchcraft, Metal music, Rock (especially Classic Rock), Country music (the old stuff like Johnny Cash and Wille Nelson), Palestine, Guns, Science, Space Exploration, the color Red, Black Lives Matter, Animals and Nature

Neutral:
Centralist Libertarianism, Bernie Sanders, Social Democrats (at least they care), All Lives Matter (note: BLM isn't saying that only black lives matter, it is pointing out the issue of police brutality towards blacks)

Against:
Fully Automated Luxury Communism, Automation of the Work Force, Trump, Hillary, the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, Pigs (Police Officers), Metalcore, Pop music, Country music (new), Israel, Gun Control, Imperialism, Authoritarianism, Fascism/Nazism, Capitalism, Crazy religious people, Atheists that are As-holes about Religion, GMOs (if you want me to like them, then you need to remove capitalism), Anti-Vaxxers, Anti-Science, Blue Lives Matter



Favorite Bands (not in any order except for number 1):
1. Metallica

2. Sodom
3. Lich King
4. Creedence Clearwater Revival
5. Electric Wizard
6. Stormtroopers of Death (S.O.D.)



Political Quizzes

Foreign Languages I Know: None

I really wish I knew Icelandic, Finnish, and/or German.
Spanish would be useful, but I'm surprised I didn't fail that class in high school.

Currently taking German.


Political Hacks (for usage on Forums):
- San Lumen (Democratic Party)
- Troblest (Democratic Party)

Half-Political Hacks:
- Arlington (Republican Party)
- The Flutterlands (Democratic Party)



Forum Sig:
Native speakers of Icelandic, Finnish, and Norwegian: Sorry for my bastardization of y'all's languages.
I don't have a dirty mind, just a sexy imagination.

BEING SAVED FOR A POST ON AN INDEX IN F&NI

Racial Equality Score
1. Are there laws that prevent public employment discrimination against people based on race? Are these laws actively enforced?
Laws do exist that prohibit public employment discrimination based on a person's race. And these laws are actively enforced.
2. Are there laws that prevent private employment discrimination against people based on race? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, in a way. Since workers' syndicates are in control of the means of production, employment works very differently here. So the easiest way to answer this is yes and it is actively enforced.
3. Are there laws that prevent housing discrimination against people based on race? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, there are laws that prohibit housing discrimination based off of race. These are actively enforced.
4. Are there laws that prevent education discrimination against people based on race? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
5. Are there laws that prevent public accommodation discrimination against people based on race? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
6. Are there laws that prevent discrimination in issuing marriage licenses or approving adoption based on race? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
7. Is your society tolerant of people of different races?
Valgoran society has always been tolerant of people of different races.
8. Are violent crimes that are proven to be racially motivated charged as hate crimes?
Yes, and these carry slightly higher punishment than standard violent crimes (however, it ain't a big difference).
9. Do people of different races earn equal wages for equal work? Is this enforced?
Yes and there has proven to be no need to actively enforce this.
Any other notes?
Gender Equality Score
1. Are there laws that prevent public employment discrimination against people based on gender? Are these laws actively enforced?
Laws exist that prevent public employment discrimination based off of a person gender. These are actively enforced.
2. Are there laws that prevent private employment discrimination against people based on gender? Are these laws actively enforced?
Easiest answer: yes and they are enforced.
3. Are there laws that prevent housing discrimination against people based on gender? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
4. Are there laws that prevent education discrimination against people based on gender? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
5. Are there laws that prevent public accommodation discrimination against people based on gender? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
6. Are there laws that prevent discrimination in issuing marriage licenses or approving adoption based on gender or marital status? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
7. Does your society view men and women as equal?
More or less to the point where it might as well count as equal.
8. Are violent crimes that are proven to be motivated by gender charged as hate crimes?
Yes.
9. Do men and women earn equal wages for equal work? Is this enforced?
Yes, and it is actively enforced. Luckily, there's been little need to enforce this, but there have been times in which it did have to be enforced.
Any other notes?
Disability Score
1. Are there laws that prevent public employment discrimination against people based on disability? Are these laws actively enforced?
There are laws that prevent public employment discrimination against those with disabilities and they are actively enforced. There are exceptions for jobs in which a disability is capable of interfering with the job.
2. Are there laws that prevent private employment discrimination against people based on disability? Are these laws actively enforced?
Short answer: yes and they are enforced; exceptions exist for job in which a disability is capable of interfering with the job.
3. Are there laws that prevent housing discrimination against people based on disability? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
4. Are there laws that prevent education discrimination against people based on disability? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
5. Are there laws that prevent public accommodation discrimination against people based on disability? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
6. Are there laws that prevent discrimination in issuing marriage licenses or approving adoption based on disability? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
7. Does your society provide assistance to those who are disabled and unable to work?
Yes, assistance is provided to those who are unable to work due to a disability.
8. Are violent crimes that are proven to be motivated by disability charged as hate crimes?
No.
9. Do disabled and able-bodied people earn equal wages for equal work? Is this enforced?
Yes, and this is enforced.
Any other notes?
LGBTQ Equality Score
Sexuality Subscore
1. Are there laws that prevent public employment discrimination against people based on sexual orientation? Are these laws actively enforced?
Laws exist that prevent public employment discrimination based off of one's sexual orientation and these are actively enforced.
2. Are there laws that prevent private employment discrimination against people based on sexual orientation? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are actively enforced.
3. Are there laws that prevent housing discrimination against people based on sexual orientation? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and these are actively enforced.
4. Are there laws that prevent education discrimination against people based on sexual orientation? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and these are actively enforced.
5. Are there laws that prevent public accommodation discrimination against people based on sexual orientation? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and these are actively enforced.
6. Are there laws that prevent discrimination in issuing marriage licenses or approving adoption based on sexual orientation? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and these are actively enforced.
7. Are non-heterosexual marriages legally recognized?
Non-heterosexual marriages are recognized and equal to heterosexual marriages.
8. Is polygyny legally recognized? Is polyandry legally recognized? Is plural marriage, regardless of the gender of each spouse, recognized?
Plural marriages in general are not legally recognized.
9. Does your society view heterosexual and non-heterosexual people as equal?
Yes
10. Are any major predominant religions in your nation exclusive towards non-heterosexual people?
No. But there are always those Jesus Freaks and similar people who don't like non-heterosexual people. But the majority religion does not say anything that could be taken as being exclusive towards non-heterosexual people.
11. Are violent crimes that are proven to be motivated by sexual orientation charged as hate crimes?
Yes.
12. Do heterosexual and non-heterosexual people earn equal wages for equal work? Is this enforced?
Yes, and it is enforced.
Any other notes?
Gender Identity Subscore
1. Are there laws that prevent public employment discrimination against people based on gender identity? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are enforced.
2. Are there laws that prevent private employment discrimination against people based on gender identity? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are enforced.
3. Are there laws that prevent housing discrimination against people based on gender identity? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are enforced.
4. Are there laws that prevent education discrimination against people based on gender identity? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are enforced.
5. Are there laws that prevent public accommodation discrimination against people based on gender identity? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are enforced.
6. Are there laws that prevent discrimination in issuing marriage licenses or approving adoption based on gender identity? Are these laws actively enforced?
Yes, and they are enforced.
7. Does your society view cisgender and transgender people as equal?
Yes
8. Is there legal recognition of transgender people's gender identity? Is there legal recognition of nonbinary identities?
There is legal recognition of transgender people's gender identity and of non-binary identities.
9. Can transgender people marry? Is this affected by same-sex marriage laws?
Transgender people can marry.
10. Are nonbinary people seen as legitimate in your society?
Yes
11. Are any major predominant religions in your nation exclusive towards transgender people?
No. But there are always those Jesus Freaks and similar people who don't like non-cisgender people. But the majority religion does not say anything that could be taken as being exclusive towards non-cisgender people.
12. Are violent crimes that are proven to be motivated by gender identity charged as hate crimes?
Yes.
13. Do cisgender and transgender people earn equal pay for equal work? Is this enforced?
Yes, and it is enforced.
Any other notes?
Economic Score
Economic Parity Subscore
1. What is the ratio of income between the nation's 10th percentile and the nation's 90th percentile income earners?
2. What is the ratio of income between the nation's 90th percentile and the nation's 99th percentile income earners?
3. What is the ratio of wealth between the nation's 10th percentile and the nation's 90th percentile of households?
4. What is the ratio of wealth between the nation's 90th percentile and the nation's 99th percentile of households?
5. Are basic necessities, such as food, shelter, clothing, etc. affordable for most people in your nation?
6. What is the poverty rate in your nation?
Any other notes?
Economic Opportunity Subscore
1. Are people able to enter any career, sector of the workforce, etc. regardless of what class they were born into?
2. Are people able to move up in socioeconomic status, whether by advancement of employment or entrepreneurship?
3. Are businesses allowed to function without being impeded by government oversight?
4. Are private businesses allowed to exist?
5. Is education able to be obtained by all people regardless of social class? Is there assistance for the economically disadvantaged in order to obtain education?
Any other notes?
Political Freedom Score
1. Are people able to openly criticize the government without fear of imprisonment or violence?
Yes.
2. Is the freedom of speech recognized and protected?
Yes, the Freedom of Speech is guaranteed in the Constitution.
3. Is the freedom of assembly recognized and protected?
Freedom of Assembly is guaranteed in the Constitution.
4. Is the media able to exist without government interference? Can the media (truthfully) cover negative aspects of the government without fear of retribution?
5. Are there government-run media outlets?
6. Are all people allowed to run for office unimpeded?
7. If there are political parties in your nation, are members of the non-majority party(-ies) able to run for office unimpeded? Are unaffiliated persons able to run for office unimpeded?
8. Is the leader of your nation appointed by a free, fair, and regular election?
9. Is the legislature of your nation appointed by a free, fair, and regular election?
10. Does your nation have term limits for any government offices?
Any other notes?
Immigration Opportunity Score
1. Is there a legal immigration process in your nation?
Yes.
2. Are people allowed to legally immigrate to your nation?
Yes.
3. If there is a legal immigration process in your nation, how are people who do not follow it, yet take residence in your nation, handled by the government?
They are granted the chance to become a legal immigrant through the legal immigration process; not choosing to do so results in deportation. Obviously, this can change depending on the situation.
4. Is immigration restricted based on national origin?
No; however, specific nations can be blacklisted for certain reasons.
5. Is immigration restricted based on race?
No.
6. Is immigration restricted based on gender?
No.
7. Is immigration restricted based on LGBTQ status?
No.
8. Is immigration restricted based on ability?
Somewhat.
9. Is immigration restricted based on education?
No.
10. Is immigration restricted based on profession?
No.
11. What is your society's views on immigrants?
Neutral.
Any other notes?
Cultural Integrity Score
1. Are people in your nation free to partake in any religion (or lack thereof) they choose?
Yes, Freedom of Religion is guaranteed in the Valgoran Constitution.
2. Are people in your nation free to partake in culturally relevant ceremonies?
Yes.
3. Are people in your nation free to wear culturally appropriate dress?
Yes.
4. Are people in your nation free to form culturally cohesive organizations?
Yes.
5. Are people in your nation free to speak and teach another language other than the official language or lingua franca?
To become a citizen, one is required to pass a Valgoran Language Education course that is provided to them. However, people are free to speak and teach any language they desire. And learning another language is highly encouraged.
6. Are people in your nation allowed to have a cultural identity separate from their national identity?
Up to a certain extent. But mostly, yes.
7. What is your society's views on different cultures?
Depends on the culture. Ultimately, we obviously view our culture as better.
Any other notes?
Non-Resident Score
1. Are tourists allowed in your nation?
Yes, tourists are allowed to enter Valgora and do their typical touristy things.
2. Are non-citizens allowed in your nation on business?
Yes, non-citizens are allowed to enter Valgora for business.
3. Are non-citizens allowed in your nation to visit family?
Yes.
4. Are non-immigrant visitors in your nation treated differently based on their lack of citizenship?
Not really.
Any other notes?

Public Transport in The Derpy Technocratic Democracy of Valgora
What forms of public transport are used...
... in the air?
Bush Flying is subsidized
... on water?
Ferry services to islands in the ocean
... aboveground?
Road Metro - Trams and bus services in large urban areas

... underground?
Underground Metro (Subway) in large urban areas

How popular is public transport?
How affordable is public transport?
How efficient is public transport?
How available is public transport in cities?
How available is public transport in rural areas?

How many stations are used per system/city?
How is public transport organised?
Is public transport privatised?

Any other things to note?

[quote="Telconi";p="35015273"][quote="San Lumen";p="35015258"][quote="Telconi";p="35015247"]

An oppressive state law which violates his human rights.[/quote]

so you could have sham elections, toxic air and water, no birds or fish, no healthcare or social services but as long you have your guns you'd be happy? Im glad your not the majority[/quote]

No, of course not, happiness would be having fair elections, clean air and water, plenty of birds and fish, healthcare, social services, and my guns.[/quote]

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