|Capital||DEAREST LEADER ETERNAL UNIVERSAL CAPITAL|
|Leader||DEAREST LEADER Menta Lee-IL|
|Faith||ALL OBJECTS ADORE DEAREST LEADER|
|Currency||pfft DEAREST LEADER OWNS ALL|
|Animal||wow ALL ANIMALS LOVE DEAREST LEADER|
The Letterman Commie Paradise of Menta Lee-IL is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by DEAREST LEADER Menta Lee-IL with an iron fist, and remarkable for its prohibition of alcohol, compulsory military service, and ritual sacrifices. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 30.046 billion DEAREST LEADER'S eternal slaves 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 large, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, although Law & Order, Administration, and Industry are also considered important, while Environment and Welfare receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of DEAREST LEADER ETERNAL UNIVERSAL CAPITAL. The income tax rate is 100%.
The strong Menta Lee-ILian economy, worth an astonishing 18,774 trillion pfft DEAREST LEADER OWNS ALLS a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, quite specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Woodchip Exports. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is a breathtaking 624,842 pfft DEAREST LEADER OWNS ALLS, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 4,011,707 per year while the poor average 39,583, a ratio of 101 to 1.
Most academic research has ground to a halt, phone taps are frequently carried out by the police, it's entirely possible foreign diplomats misheard when Menta Lee-IL offered the words "peace be upon you", and art criticism in Menta Lee-IL is scathingly destructive. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force. Menta Lee-IL's national animal is the wow ALL ANIMALS LOVE DEAREST LEADER, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is ALL OBJECTS ADORE DEAREST LEADER.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Menta Lee-IL, art criticism in Menta Lee-IL is scathingly destructive.
- : Following new legislation in Menta Lee-IL, it's entirely possible foreign diplomats misheard when Menta Lee-IL offered the words "peace be upon you".
- : Menta Lee-IL lodged a message on the Psychotic Dictatorships Regional Message Board.
- : Following new legislation in Menta Lee-IL, phone taps are frequently carried out by the police.
- : Following new legislation in Menta Lee-IL, most academic research has ground to a halt.
- : Following new legislation in Menta Lee-IL, napalm is the tool of choice for disabling eco-unfriendly forestry operations.
- : Menta Lee-IL was removed from the regional ban list of The Wooloo Pact by The Hobbes the Linebacker of Mathuvan Union.
- : Menta Lee-IL was banned from The Wooloo Pact by The Galactic Federations of Wooloos.
- : Menta Lee-IL rejected a request from The Wooloo Pact for an embassy with Psychotic Dictatorships.
- : Following new legislation in Menta Lee-IL, people on the brink of death are put through unwanted and stressful procedures.