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The Holy Empire of The Quiescent Platypus is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by King Platypus with a fair hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies, prohibition of alcohol, and smutty television. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, devout population of 5.927 billion Quiescent Platypuses hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.
The medium-sized, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Halcyon Falls. The average income tax rate is 44.6%, but much higher for the wealthy.
The frighteningly efficient Quiescent Platypusian economy, worth a remarkable 1,030 trillion Little Debbie's Mini Frosted Donuts a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Information Technology. Average income is an impressive 173,945 Little Debbie's Mini Frosted Donuts, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Creative compliance measures ensure that high-ranking officials live in luxury while the country's coffers collect cobwebs, proper policy proposals prerequire professional peer-reviewed papers, young soldiers are shocked to discover there are no 'safe spaces' on a battlefield, and women tell their friends they've been on crash diets rather than admit they were pregnant and have had terminations. Crime is totally unknown. The Quiescent Platypus's national animal is the Platypus, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Platypism.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : The Quiescent Platypus was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Advanced Defense Forces.
- : The Quiescent Platypus was endorsed by The Exiled Immortal Empire of Oblitus Terras.
- : The Quiescent Platypus lodged a message on the Spiritus Regional Message Board.
- : The Quiescent Platypus was endorsed by The Community of Venusolar.
- : The Quiescent Platypus was endorsed by Uniqq.
- : The Quiescent Platypus was endorsed by Larker galicia.
- : The Quiescent Platypus was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Information Technology Sector.
- : The Quiescent Platypus was reclassified from "New York Times Democracy" to "Civil Rights Lovefest".
- : The Quiescent Platypus was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Rudest Citizens.
- : The Quiescent Platypus was endorsed by Psychanautica.
Endorsements Received: 14 » The Salaxalans, Urran, Legendus, Matrixulated, Colonalia, Kasadea, The Andromachean Entente, Fancy Bois, Belands, Alquanica, Havringa, Skogatopia, Venusolar, and Oblitus Terras.