|Leader||Supreme Sponge Joseth Spongister|
The Democratic Minion's Republic of The Haughtherlands is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Supreme Sponge Joseth Spongister with a fair hand, and notable for its daily referendums, punitive income tax rates, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 2.225 billion Theditches love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.
The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Healthcare, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Liquorice Lagoon. The average income tax rate is 88.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The thriving Haughtherlandsian economy, worth 202 trillion Sponge Sterlings a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Trout Farming industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Information Technology, and Basket Weaving. Average income is 90,820 Sponge Sterlings, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Bemused schoolkids colour in their favourite quadratic equations with crayons, there's no cure or sympathy for the common cold, satellite images show safe electoral constituencies in complete darkness, and prison visits increase substantially during election years. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Haughtherlands's national animal is the Kitchen Sponge, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Spongism.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : The Haughtherlands was endorsed by The Holy Empire of Dupanda.
- : The Haughtherlands was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Nicest Citizens.
- : The Haughtherlands was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Publishing Industry.
- : The Haughtherlands was endorsed by The Allied States of Driodal.
- : The Haughtherlands was reclassified from "New York Times Democracy" to "Liberal Democratic Socialists".
- : The Haughtherlands was endorsed by The Empire of Arugan.
- : The Haughtherlands endorsed The Insane Zombie Nudist Colony of LadyRebels.
- : The Haughtherlands was endorsed by The Insane Zombie Nudist Colony of LadyRebels.
- : The Haughtherlands lodged a message on the The South Pacific Regional Message Board.
- : The Haughtherlands was endorsed by The Local Councilcratic Republic of Evinea.
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