The Nomadic Peoples of FiberFleece
"In Wool We Trust"
Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights: Below Average
Political Freedoms: Superb
Location: The North Pacific
Regional Influence: Minnow
The Nomadic Peoples of FiberFleece is a tiny, pleasant nation, remarkable for its burgeoning sheep population. Its hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 6 million enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.
The medium-sized government is mainly concerned with Law & Order, although Education and Healthcare are on the agenda. The average income tax rate is 16%. A small private sector is dominated by the Gambling industry.
Voting is compulsory. Crime is a problem. FiberFleece's national animal is the sheep and its currency is the spindle.
FiberFleece is ranked 2784th in the region and 50,093rd in the world for Largest Defense Forces (per capita).
Issue #2: Cloning research - Yes, government supports it