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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 24thFattest Citizens: 30thLargest Retail Industry: 50th
The Burning Trash Fire of
Corporate Police State Halliburton
Fire Solves All Things
Influence
Squire
Community Branch
Region
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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Lord Dominator

Population7.746 billion

CapitalTesting Zone 1
LeaderDee
FaithEntropism

CurrencyCredit
AnimalCockroach

The Burning Trash Fire of Lord Dominator is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Dee with an iron fist, and notable for its deadly medical pandemics, avowedly heterosexual populace, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 7.746 billion Deedas are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The tiny, corrupt, pro-business, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Industry also on the agenda, while Environment and Welfare receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Testing Zone 1. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Deeda economy, worth a remarkable 3,391 trillion Credits a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Retail, Gambling, and Soda Sales. Average income is an amazing 437,890 Credits, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 3,874,980 per year while the poor average 6,971, a ratio of 555 to 1.

The native owl population is in permanent hibernation, Deedas must literally pay their respects to hear from their political representatives, artificial intelligences seeking exciting work are overcome with ennui, and families returning from international vacations are unable to get their children back into the country. 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. Lord Dominator's national animal is the Cockroach, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Entropism.

Lord Dominator is ranked 415th in the world and 3rd in Forest for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 16,211.11 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 24thFattest Citizens: 30thLargest Retail Industry: 50thLargest Gambling Industry: 59thMost Avoided: 83rdMost Corrupt Governments: 85thMost Armed: 88thMost Ignorant Citizens: 94thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 99thHighest Crime Rates: 118thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 136thMost Valuable International Artwork: 169thRudest Citizens: 181stHighest Disposable Incomes: 183rdLargest Soda Pop Sector: 185thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 221stMost Devout: 275thMost Efficient Economies: 295thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 298thLargest Insurance Industry: 415thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 421stHighest Average Incomes: 500thLargest Mining Sector: 553rdGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 658thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 764thLargest Agricultural Sector: 888thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 967thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 975thTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 2,057thMost Subsidized Industry: 2,481stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 2,790thLargest Governments: 3,118thHighest Economic Output: 3,446thMost Rebellious Youth: 4,090thMost Influential: 5,477thNudest: 7,037thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,160thTop
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Largest Black Market: 13,187thMost Stationary: 17,755thLargest Information Technology Sector: 19,548th
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 2nd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 2nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Armed: 3rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 4th in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 5th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 5th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5th in the regionMost Devout: 6th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 10th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 14th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 18th in the regionNudest: 19th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 21st in the regionTop
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Most Pro-Market: 28th in the regionLargest Governments: 39th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Lord Dominator, families returning from international vacations are unable to get their children back into the country.
  • : Following new legislation in Lord Dominator, artificial intelligences seeking exciting work are overcome with ennui.
  • : Following new legislation in Lord Dominator, Deedas must literally pay their respects to hear from their political representatives.
  • : Following new legislation in Lord Dominator, the native owl population is in permanent hibernation.
  • : Following new legislation in Lord Dominator, colonial citizens are forced to sing the praise of the "Great Deeda Liberator".
  • : Following new legislation in Lord Dominator, the standard prescription for infertility-causing conditions is "go have a baby".
  • : Following new legislation in Lord Dominator, bands of adventurers rove the countryside searching for monsters.
  • : Following new legislation in Lord Dominator, it's entirely possible foreign diplomats misheard when Lord Dominator offered the words "peace be upon you".
  • : Following new legislation in Lord Dominator, there is no such thing as an innocent fling in the Deeda military.
  • : Lord Dominator was reclassified from "Compulsory Consumerist State" to "Corporate Police State".

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