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Highest Crime Rates: 33rdMost Armed: 50thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 51st
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Anarchy Lawless Wasteland
Don't piss down my back and try and tell me it's raining
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Handshaker
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Frightening
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Sedgistan

Population24.36 billion

CapitalRockall
LeaderSedge

Currencypound
Animalgreyhound

The Oh My GOD! What were they thinking! He's a MODERATOR! of Sedgistan is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Sedge with a fair hand, and renowned for its deadly medical pandemics, suspicion of poets, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 24.36 billion Sedgistanis live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, corrupt, liberal, pro-business, outspoken individuals is solely concerned with Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Rockall. Income tax is unheard of.

The large but stagnant Sedgistani economy, worth 511 trillion pounds a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is fairly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Soda Sales, Pizza Delivery, and Book Publishing. Average income is 21,004 pounds, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 132,318 per year while the poor average 1,400, a ratio of 94.5 to 1.

Parents often ask to see a credit report before lending money to their own children, government officials sit helplessly as they are labelled 'Pompous Womples' by celebrities, Sedgistani TV is considered cruel and unusual punishment in other countries, and the roar of the Niagara 3000 mega-loo can be heard several blocks away. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Sedgistan's national animal is the greyhound, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Sedgistan is ranked 209,779th in the world and 67th in The Moon for Safest, scoring 1.41 on the Bubble-Rapp Safety Rating.

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Highest Crime Rates: 33rdMost Armed: 50thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 51stHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 99thMost Rebellious Youth: 125thRudest Citizens: 145thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 146thFattest Citizens: 175thMost Avoided: 270thHighest Drug Use: 1,334thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,532ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,735thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 1,814thTop
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Largest Populations: 3,788thMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,240thMost Secular: 7,581stNudest: 8,494thSmartest Citizens: 9,285thTop
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Most Politically Free: 11,065thMost Extreme: 11,403rdMost Pro-Market: 12,135thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 12,910thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17,451stMost Corrupt Governments: 17,536th
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Most Extensive Civil Rights: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionMost Politically Free: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionMost Pro-Market: 1st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 2nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 3rd in the regionNudest: 3rd in the regionTop
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Most Extreme: 4th in the regionLargest Populations: 5th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Sedgistan, the roar of the Niagara 3000 mega-loo can be heard several blocks away.
  • : Following new legislation in Sedgistan, Sedgistani TV is considered cruel and unusual punishment in other countries.
  • : Following new legislation in Sedgistan, government officials sit helplessly as they are labelled 'Pompous Womples' by celebrities.
  • : Following new legislation in Sedgistan, parents often ask to see a credit report before lending money to their own children.
  • : Sedgistan voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Military Identification Tag Act"".
  • : Following new legislation in Sedgistan, babies are increasingly seen as a luxury.
  • : Following new legislation in Sedgistan, most people learn to drive on crash courses.
  • : Following new legislation in Sedgistan, puppies given out free in marketing promotions are often tossed straight into the trash.
  • : Following new legislation in Sedgistan, the nanny industry has had a boom after maternity leave was recently banned.
  • : Following new legislation in Sedgistan, the government has certified several glow-in-the-dark athletes as drug free.

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