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WA Delegate: The MikesHope Essence of Mikeswill (elected )

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Most Nations: 21st Most World Assembly Endorsements: 217th Most Influential: 1,517th
World Factbook Entry

Welcome to NationStates, aiming to become one of the strongest ranking regions. Pro-Economy, Pro-Society, Pro-WA, Pro-Peace; Join our glory! Above all, freedom for all nations to control their own destinies in a region free from war.

NationStates stands AGAINST the Security Council

Endorsement Limit: 24

Forums: http://www.runboard.com/bnationstates

Regional Embassies signal that two regions have established formal ties with one another.
The NationStates Region remains a Neutral Region ~ Friends With All; Aligned With None.

Today's Featured Nation:
The Commune of Anarqania



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    NationStates Endorsement Policy and Limits

    FactbookPolitics by Mikeswill . 1,296 reads.

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    Against Security Council Statement

    FactbookPolitics by Mikeswill . 2,813 reads.

Embassies: the Pacific, The East Pacific, the West Pacific, The North Pacific, the South Pacific, Osiris, Balder, Europe, Capitalist Paradise, One big Island, Nation States, NationStates 2, Mikeswill, Greater Dienstad, Antarctic Oasis, The Coalition of Democratic Nations, and 1 other.India.

Tags: Neutral, Anti-Security Council, Founderless, Pacifist, Gargantuan, and Independent.

Regional Power: Very High

NationStates contains 581 nations, the 21st most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Longest Average Lifespans in NationStates

Nations ranked highly have lower rates of preventable death, with their citizens enjoying longer average lifespans.

As a region, NationStates is ranked 3,816th in the world for Longest Average Lifespans.

NationWA CategoryMotto
321.The Kingdom of BellsnationLeft-Leaning College State“Living on a prayer”
322.The Republic of IkevenstanInoffensive Centrist Democracy“Last thing you never saw”
323.The Commonwealth of Lapa islandFather Knows Best State“God, Homeland, Liberty”
324.The Federation of New York MCUCorporate Bordello“Peace and Justice”
325.The Kingdom of Winter ilieaLeft-wing Utopia“Wisdom is gain through humbleness”
326.The Republic of Boris NemtsovNew York Times Democracy“I'm afraid Putin will kill me”
327.The Republic of Old ClonesFather Knows Best State“For The republic”
328.The Free Land of Gene KellyCivil Rights Lovefest“Dancing Is A Man's Game”
329.The Oppressed Peoples of Marcus Junius BrutusInoffensive Centrist Democracy“Et Tu Brute...”
330.The Commonwealth of EqlandNew York Times Democracy“Strength Through Unification”
«12. . .30313233343536. . .5859»

Regional Happenings

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NationStates Regional Message Board

This song makes me strangely emotional.

WARREN ZEVON
"Genius"

I've got a bitter pot of je ne sais quoi
Guess what-I'm stirring it with a monkey's paw
Since I saw you coming out of my barber's shop
In that skimpy little halter top

Did you light the candles? Did you put on "Kind of Blue?"
Did you use that Ivy League voodoo on him, too?
He thinks he'll be alright but he doesn't know for sure
Like every other unindicted coconspirator

Mata Hari had a house in France
Where she worked on all her secret plans
Men were falling for her sight unseen
She was a genius

There's a a face in every window of the Songwriters' Neighborhood
Everybody's your best friend when you're doing well-I mean good
The poet who lived next door when you were young and poor
Grew up to be a backstabbing entrepreneur

Albert Einstein was a ladies' man
While he was working on his universal plan
He was making out like Charlie Sheen
He was a genius

When you dropped me and you staked your claim
On a V.I.P. who could make your name
You latched on to him and I became
A minor inconvenience
Your protege don't care about art
I'm the one who always told you you were smart
You broke my heart into smithereens
And that took genius

You and the barber make a handsome pair
Guess what-I never liked the way he cut your hair
I didn't like the way he turned your head
But there's nothing I can do or say I haven't done or said

Everybody needs a place to stand
And a method for their schemes and scams
If I could only get my record clean
I'd be a genius

Tubbie Timers

Monday, 24 April, 2017 :: 45

True perfection seems imperfect,
yet it is perfectly itself.
True fullness seems empty,
yet it is fully present.

True straightness seems crooked.
True wisdom seems foolish.
True art seems artless.

The Master allows things to happen.
She shapes events as they come.
She steps out of the way
and lets the Tao speak for itself.

East Fredonia

Timber Timbre
"Black Water"
From: "Creep on Creepin' On" (2011)

[Chorus]
All I need is some sunshine
All I need
All I need is some sunshine
All I need

[Verse 1]
The siren called beyond the treeline
With another one for the caves
And in the tarn beyond those birches
There's a spirit that I crave
And from the island, people watched you
You set that viking ship ablaze
We reached the moon, fall's icy cauldron
And found the spirit that I crave

[Chorus]
All I need is some sunshine
All I need
All I need is some sunshine
All I need

[Verse 2]
You've fallen barefoot past the treeline
Beaten, bone-eyed, butchered, swayed
A thousand whitefish floating belly up
In the spirit that I crave
And we threw ourselves right into it
Where lay the bodies had been claimed
We dove a third out for the fifth
Banned to the spirit that I crave

[Chorus]
All I need is some sunshine
All I need
All I need is some sunshine
All I need

[Verse 3]
I found empathy from madness
Deliverance from malaise
My heart is is filled with gladness
At the only spirit that I crave

[Chorus]
All I need is some sunshine
All I need
All I need is some sunshine
All I need

[Outro]
Black water, black water (Pull me down, black water pull me down) [x8]
Black (Pull me down, black water pull me down)
(Pull me down, black water pull me down) [x3]

Today’s Featured Nation:
The Commune of Anarqania

” D E · I V R E · D E · F A C T O”

WA Category: New York Times Democracy

Civil Rights: Excellent
Economy: Frightening
Political Freedoms: World Benchmark

Anarqania's national animal is the parrot, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.
Anarqania is ranked 436th in the world and 5th in NationStates for Longest Average Lifespans, with 93.59 Years.

The MikesHope Essence of Mikeswill

Jowowwo

The Mikes Hope Essence of Mikeswill graciously extends a warm welcome to our newest Nations:

The Republic of Bullmose
The Republic of Chandigonia
The Republic of The Facersdenusgaishistan
The Republic of Paperdinka
The United States of Chicken Pimple

Our Esteemed Region continues to attract the Most
Enlightened Nations in the JenGov Land.

MH

Jowowwo and The Bungus

Yesterday’s Answer: Who is Harry Truman?

Congratulations:
The Genial State of Jowowwo
The Republic of Republic of Yinotro

Only telegrammed responses will be considered
All responses must be in the form of a question

NUMERIC GROUPS

THIS NUMERIC GROUP WAS THE SUBJECT OF AN APRIL 20, 1959 TIME MAGAZINE ARTICLE TITLED "RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY"

What is … ?

Jowowwo and East Fredonia

Random Google Earthing
Today's featured region of the world is...
Mt. Kalta, Iceland!

Palmstars and East Fredonia

I freaking LOVE The Alan Parsons Project.
THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT
"I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You"

If I had a mind to,
I wouldn't want to think like you.
And if I had time to
I wouldn't want to talk to you.

I don't care
What you do,
I wouldn't want to be like you.
I don't care
What you do,
I wouldn't want to be like you.

If I was high class
I wouldn't need a buck to pass.
And if I was a fall guy,
I wouldn't need no alibi...

I don't care
What you do,
I wouldn't want to be like you.
I don't care
What you do,
I wouldn't want to be like you.

Back on the bottom line,
Diggin' for a lousy dime.
If I hit a mother lode,
I'd cover anything that showed.

I don't care
What you do,
I wouldn't want to be like you.
I don't care
What you do...
I wouldn't wanna,
I wouldn't want to be like you.
I wouldn't want to be like you.

PQ Forge and Palmstars

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East Fredonia and The Bungus

Tuesday, 25 April, 2017 :: 46

When a country is in harmony with the Tao,
the factories make trucks and tractors.
When a country goes counter to the Tao,
warheads are stockpiled outside the cities.

There is no greater illusion than fear,
no greater wrong than preparing to defend yourself,
no greater misfortune than having an enemy.

Whoever can see through all fear
will always be safe.

East Fredonia and The Bungus

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