Man Creates New Country In No Man’s Land – Taxes Optional

Source: Sputnik News If you thought South Sudan was the world’s youngest country, you’re behind the times. Last week, a man walked out to an unclaimed seven square kilometer parcel of land tucked along the Danube between Croatia and Serbia, ran up a flag, and proclaimed the establishment of a new country: Liberland. Now tens of thousands have signed up for citizenship.The little nationlet started out at a stunt of sorts dreamed up by its founder — now President — former Czech Vit Jedlicka. A member of the libertarian, euroskeptic Party of Free Citizens in the Czech Republic, Jedlicka sought out the little bit of land as a form of political protest. It’s an area that has been contested by both countries and has therefore remained unclaimed. Once Jedlicka floated the idea, it gained quite a lot of momentum and support, and now the country has a flag, a coat of arms, a motto (“live and let live”), a facebook page, several Twitter accounts, […] Read More