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WA Delegate: The MikesHope Essence of Mikeswill (elected )

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Most Nations: 41st Most Valuable International Artwork: 47th Most World Assembly Endorsements: 244th+40
Largest Black Market: 480th Largest Soda Pop Sector: 837th Most Inclusive: 868th Most Influential: 937th Largest Information Technology Sector: 940th Highest Economic Output: 1,051st Most Compassionate Citizens: 1,055th Most Corrupt Governments: 1,066th Nicest Citizens: 1,200th Highest Average Incomes: 1,244th Largest Manufacturing Sector: 1,246th Largest Publishing Industry: 1,252nd Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,265th Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,290th Most Subsidized Industry: 1,348th Nudest: 1,355th Smartest Citizens: 1,441st Healthiest Citizens: 1,563rd Most Scientifically Advanced: 1,583rd Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,593rd Highest Poor Incomes: 1,607th Most Cultured: 1,622nd Highest Disposable Incomes: 1,629th Most Developed: 1,696th Most Beautiful Environments: 1,757th Most Devout: 1,762nd Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,841st Highest Wealthy Incomes: 1,903rd Most Advanced Public Education: 1,935th Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,978th Largest Governments: 1,992nd Best Weather: 2,008th Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,255th Lowest Crime Rates: 2,264th Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,288th Most Secular: 2,434th Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 2,463rd Most Armed: 2,555th Largest Retail Industry: 2,582nd Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,588th
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Welcome to NationStates, aiming to become one of the strongest ranking regions. Pro-Economy, Pro-Society, Pro-WA, Pro-Peace; Join our glory! Above all, freedom for all nations to control their own destinies in a region free from war.

NationStates stands AGAINST the Security Council

Endorsement Limit: 24

Forum: http://www.runboard.com/bnationstates

Regional Embassies signal that two regions have established formal ties with one another.
The NationStates Region remains a Neutral Region ~ Friends With All; Aligned With None.

Today's Featured Nation:
The Empire of BiBi



  1. 17

    NationStates Endorsement Policy and Limits

    FactbookPolitics by Mikeswill . 2,603 reads.

  2. 81

    Against Security Council Statement

    FactbookPolitics by Mikeswill . 4,988 reads.

Embassies: the Pacific, The East Pacific, the West Pacific, the South Pacific, Osiris, Balder, Capitalist Paradise, One big Island, Greater Dienstad, Antarctic Oasis, India, USSD, Yuno, Christmas, Wintercrest, South Pacific, and 1 other.The Fish Tank.

Tags: Anti-Security Council, Founderless, Gargantuan, Independent, Neutral, and Pacifist.

Regional Power: Very High

NationStates contains 543 nations, the 41st most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Rudest Citizens in NationStates

World Census experts telephoned citizens from all nations at just before dinner time, in a study to determine which populations were most brash, rude, or brusque.

As a region, NationStates is ranked 4,022nd in the world for Rudest Citizens.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Rickenbacker Jangliness of The ByrdsAnarchy“I, I don't have the vaguest notion”
2.The Fore-Shortened Corn Flakes of Bongo FuryAnarchy“I wish I had a pair 'o bongos!”
3.The Imperial Dominion of AritheiCivil Rights Lovefest“Que sera, sera”
4.The Commonwealth of DoowekalCapitalist Paradise“All for one and one for all!”
5.The Peace and Love Child of Mikes FaithAnarchy“Love Conquers Fear”
6.The MikesHope Essence of MikeswillCivil Rights Lovefest“Love Conquers Fear”
7.The Free Land of Port MyrealCivil Rights Lovefest“Loosen up a bit, be positive, have some fun”
8.The Peace and Love Child of MikesHopeAnarchy“Love Conquers Fear”
9.The Black District Motto of Adapt or DieMoralistic Democracy“Adapt or Die!”
10.The Magic Flute of Wolfgang Amadeus MozartInoffensive Centrist Democracy“Posterity will not see such a talent again in 100 years”
1234. . .5455»

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Kent State May 4, 1970
The Kent State shootings (also known as the May 4 massacre or the Kent State massacre) occurred at Kent State University in the U.S. city of Kent, Ohio, and involved the shooting of unarmed college students by the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4, 1970. The guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis.
Some of the students who were shot had been protesting against the Cambodian Campaign, which President Richard Nixon announced during a television address on April 30. Other students who were shot had been walking nearby or observing the protest from a distance.

There was a significant national response to the shootings: hundreds of universities, colleges, and high schools closed throughout the United States due to a student strike of four million students, and the event further affected the public opinion—at an already socially contentious time—over the role of the United States in the Vietnam War.

Casualties
Killed:

Jeffrey Glenn Miller; age 20
Allison B. Krause; age 19;
William Knox Schroeder; age 19;
Sandra Lee Scheuer; age 20;

Wounded:

Joseph Lewis Jr.
John R. Cleary
Thomas Mark Grace
Alan Michael Canfora
Dean R. Kahler; permanently paralyzed from the chest down
Douglas Alan Wrentmore
James Dennis Russell
Robert Follis Stamps
Donald Scott MacKenzie

Tuesday, 4 May, 2021 | 55

He who is in harmony with the Tao
is like a newborn child.
Its bones are soft, its muscles are weak,
but its grip is powerful.
It doesn't know about the union
of male and female,
yet its penis can stand erect,
so intense is its vital power.
It can scream its head off all day,
yet it never becomes hoarse,
so complete is its harmony.

The Master's power is like this.
He lets all things come and go
effortlessly, without desire.
He never expects results;
thus he is never disappointed.
He is never disappointed;
thus his spirit never grows old.

Kaacko wrote:Didn’t knew that we could trade ? What’s the deal ? Can I improve my nation benefits or such ?

It's roleplay

Get Some wrote:-snip-

You have to telegram your answer so you don't spoil it for the rest of us!

Today’s Featured Nation:

The Empire of BiBi

” XOXO”

WA Category: Democratic Socialists

Civil Rights: Very Good
Economy: Frightening
Political Freedoms: Very Good

BiBi's national animal is the Rabbit, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.
BiBi is ranked 222,998th in the world and 456th in NationStates for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring -8.25 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

Mikeswill

The Mikes Hope Essence of Mikeswill graciously extends a warm welcome to our newest Nations:

The Colony of Old Normal
The Kingdom of Arthacia

Our Esteemed Region continues to attract the Most
Enlightened Nations in the JenGov Land.

MH

Yesterday’s Answer: What is the Gulag Archipelago?

Congratulations:
The Holy Empire of Landover Baptist Church

Only telegrammed responses will be considered
All responses must be in the form of a question

CLASSIC ALBUMS

THE TITLE OF THIS HUGE HIT 1977 ALBUM WAS THE IDEA OF THE BASS PLAYER, WHO SPECIFIED IT SHOULD BE SPELLED THE BRITISH WAY

What is ... ?

AGAINST! AGAINST! AGAINST!

The current SC Resolution, Commend Ellenburg has been posted on our off-site forums at:

https://bnationstates.runboard.com/t84338

Security Council Resolution At Vote

Commend Ellenburg

A resolution to recognize outstanding contribution by a nation or region.

Blah, Blah
Blah
Blah
Blah

Blah

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COMMEND / CONDEMN PROPOSALS:
These Condemn & Commend Resolutions are mostly a popularity contest and a waste of the World Assembly’s time. It is not the Business of the World Assembly to Honour Nations. The WA is not a Beauty Contest. We would ignore these Resolutions were it not for the ridiculous precedent these Resolutions present.

As such, Mikeswill voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Ellenburg".

Mikes Hope Essence of Mikeswill
WA Delegate
NationStates Region

AGAINST! AGAINST! AGAINST!

Wiki:

Cinco de Mayo (pronounced [ˈsiŋko̞ đe̞ ˈma̠ʝo̞] in Mexico, Spanish for "Fifth of May") is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza. The victory of the smaller Mexican force against a larger French force was a morale boost for the Mexicans. Zaragoza died months after the battle due to illness. A year after the battle, a larger French force defeated the Mexican army at the Second Battle of Puebla, and Mexico City soon fell to the invaders.

More popularly celebrated in the United States than in Mexico, the date has become associated with the celebration of Mexican-American culture. These celebrations began in California, where they have been observed annually since 1863. The day gained nationwide popularity in the 1980s thanks especially to advertising campaigns by beer and wine companies. Today, Cinco de Mayo generates beer sales on par with the Super Bowl. In Mexico, the commemoration of the battle continues to be mostly ceremonial, such as through military parades or battle reenactments. The city of Puebla marks the event with an arts festival, a festival of local cuisine, and re-enactments of the battle.

Cinco de Mayo is sometimes mistaken for Mexico's Independence Day—the most important national holiday in Mexico—which is celebrated on September 16, commemorating the Cry of Dolores, which, in 1810, initiated the war of Mexican independence from Spain.

Wednesday, 5 May, 2021 | 56

Those who know don't talk.
Those who talk don't know.

Close your mouth,
block off your senses,
blunt your sharpness,
untie your knots,
soften your glare,
settle your dust.
This is the primal identity.

Be like the Tao.
It can't be approached or withdrawn from,
benefited or harmed,
honored or brought into disgrace.
It gives itself up continually.
That is why it endures.

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