Fancy being a king or queen? Just start your own micronation, which is easier than you might think per Bloomberg Business:
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The e-mail was signed “Regards, His Excellency. President Kevin Baugh, Republic of Molossia.”
No, you’re not forgetting your ex-Soviet bloc geography. Molossia is not on any world map. But what does exist—”everything a country has,” Baugh asserted earlier in his missive, “a bank, a post office, a railroad, and an active navy”—you’ll find on a dusty, sagebrush-pocked sliver of Nevada desert. It’s a “sovereign, independent nation” as far as “His Excellency” is concerned, and a bizarre, strange lark to most anyone else.
Welcome to the world of micronations, where everyone can be a benevolent dictator.
There was even a conference earlier this month, the first in the actual U.S. of A., held amid chalkboards and school chairs in a public rec room of Anaheim, Calif.’s Central Library.