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I would explicitly vote, Comrade Altmark. The Supreme Court and the clerks can be finicky.
 

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The Supreme Court would like to request that people make their votes clear for counting purposes.

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The vote on the declaration of war fails; it passes in the Assembly, 350 votes to 138, but fails in the Conclave, 40 votes to 57.

All business of the Reichstag is now considered concluded. We will meet again in 1887.

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((I won't be able to play until tomorrow night; in the meantime, if you're wanting to do some assassinating, PM me with the name of your target and the number of assassins. Any results will be included in the next update. Remember, only three total attempts per election cycle, so use them wisely!))
 

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1885: The Bundespartei at the top


After the dissolution of the Reichstag by the President, Franz Meningen found himself in the position he had always coveted: Chancellor of the Republic of Germany. With loyal party member Samuel von Dwyfor-Frauenkirche as his Foreign Minister, Meningen had de facto control over the country's foreign policy. Yet not everything went the Chancellor's way, as his attempt to declare war on Poland for Africa failed, the Conclave of Stadtholders resisting such belligerence. Even when the Foreign Minister attempted to pierce the veil of Africa, he found doors closed to him at every turn; every African state looked to a European nation for guidance and protection. Only Ethiopia remained completely independent, and as a Great Power, would never sign a treaty of commercial understanding with Germany. The Foreign Minister even, clandestinely, sent feelers to local leaders in Harper, seeking perhaps to secure autonomy for them in exchange for their offices in drawing in African states. Surprisingly, the people of Harper refused, saying they were proud to be German citizens and had no desire to associate with their fellow Africans. Dwyfor-Frauenkirche's foreign policy was not entirely fruitless, however, as both Sweden and Morea signed treaties of military alliance with Germany. Denmark, however, refused any sort of military understanding until Danish provinces under German control were returned.

Domestically, new brigades marched to Kassel every day, awaiting formation into proper armies, while battleships with gleaming main guns sailed for Hamburg. Upon the completion of the existing battleships, Germany planned to create three new fleets, offering maximum flexibility to exercise German power anywhere in the world. Minister of War HF Gutfreund, at a press conference, proclaimed that Germany's navy would be the envy of the world, capable of sending her troops anywhere they were needed. The Minister of the Interior, Johannes Carile, did his part to improve Germany's security, sending the Gendarmerie to every known separatist cell in the country. The Gendarmerie also suppressed all mention of a socialist uprising in Campagna, who were angered that no President of Italy was chosen to represent them. The Parliament of Italy hurriedly convened, each member of the 100 person legislature casting ballots either for the Conservative Karl Adimari or Emmanuel Victor of the Bundespartei. In a very close vote, 54 to 46, Herr Adimari won the election. The Chancellor, fearful of an Italian uprising, sat for a daguerreotype with the new President, where Franz Meningen openly proclaimed an end to all assimilationist policies in his administration.

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The UAI's representatives in the cabinet, Frederick Thiessen and Walter Hartwig, continued their own plans, to the general acclaim of Germany's people. The economy continued to hum and the navy's much needed modernization continued apace. The Minister of Education, in conjunction with the Minister of War and the Chief of the General Staff, announced a program of wargames, designed to test the decision making capabilities of all senior commanders. HF Gutfreund hinted darkly that poorly performing officers might be removed from active duty, ineligible to serve in the fleet. The Minister of Finance announced record revenues, as Germany's total treasury exceeded £2 million.

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Yet not all of the ministers were popular. Dwyfor-Frauenkirche, on a state visit to Copenhagen to negotiate for Denmark's alliance in the winter of 1885, was surprised in an alley by three Danish youths. Only one of the assassins got anywhere near the mark, putting a hole in Dwyfor-Frauenkirche's briefcase. The criminals escaped into the streets, avoiding the Danish police. The King of Denmark denounced the assassins as "deranged and angry youths, who hated Germany, unlike the good people of Denmark." Otto Kant, the Commander of the Gendarmerie, promised to double the bodyguards of any minister traveling abroad.

As the Reichstag convened in 1886, Dwyfor-Frauenkirche proudly placed his damaged briefcase on the podium, to a smattering of applause.
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((Rolls 15, 8, 9 for assassins; 6 for detection. Two attempts left this cycle.

For the President of Italy elections, I had random.org generate 100 results of 1 or 2, assigning 1 to Adimari and 2 to Victor; there were 54 1s and 46 2s, hence, Adimari wins this round.

@alxeu, I didn't change NFs simply because too many states met those criteria. You need to be more specific than "empty factories."

@TheChalk, we can't form Liberia.))

Ministers may make adjustments to their proposals, if any, and any member of the Reichstag may submit legislation for our consideration. All proposed legislation must be in by Friday at 10 PM (-6 GMT). ((All assassination attempts should be by then as well.))

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Continue to fulfill the existing plan.

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With such a hearty surplus I believe we should lower taxes on all classes to encourage economic growth and industry.

I would like to congratulate Herr Adimari on becoming the first President of the Italian Region.

-Chancellor Meningen, the Liberator

((Remember that the Italian Pres has 2 NFs to use))
 

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It's a strange world, isn't it? Herr Meningen aided me through my illness, and as such I am branded as a puppet and attacked.

It really is a strange world where illness can threaten an old man's life in multiple ways.

As for the foreign ministry plan, I will propose amends soon.
 

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A summary of bills brought before the Italian Parliament:

Italian Languages Act
- Establishing equal validity of the Standard German, Lombard/Umbrian and Neapolitan Greek languages within law courts and the Italian Parliament.
- (After a robust exchange of views, it is agreed to regard Lombard and Umbrian as a single language for the purposes of this Act, since noone can establish a clear geographical or linguistic boundary line between the two. No consensus as yet as to a single-word name for this language, although "Padano" would seem to be gaining more support than the other alternatives.)
- Passes: 59 in favour, 32 against, 9 abstentions.

Neapolitan Parliament Bill
- Creating a separate devolved Neapolitan Parliament, to represent the Neapolitan-speaking half of the Italian Region.
- Fails: 21 in favour, 75 against, 4 abstentions.

Motion of Declaration of Support for Chancellor Meningen's Anti-Assimilationist Policies
- Passes: 44 in favour, 21 against, 35 abstentions.

Second Capital Bill
- Investing substantial sums of money into improving the City of Florence's infrastructure, plus extra funding for a new opera house, construction of a new Parliament building, and several new art galleries.
- Passes: 66 in favour, 22 against, 22 abstentions.

Unilateral Italian Declaration of Independence
- Impassioned speeches by Nuovo Kölsch MP Giancarlo Sciarra fail to win over the rest of the Parliament.
- Fails: 4 in favour, 96 against, 0 abstentions.

((EDIT: Retconned. Florence, not Rome, is now the capital of Italy.))
 
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This attack on our Foreign Minister cannot be tolerated. I demand that the Danish government conduct a full investigation, or at least grant permission for the Gendarmerie to conduct one within Denmark if possible. I do not accept the flimsy excuse that "deranged and angry youths" attacked one of our highest officials. That is the excuse of someone who is either ignorant of what actually happened or unwilling to admit the truth. I demand answers!

- Eva von Vandenburg
 

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I wish Herr Adimari best of luck in his new role as Italian President.

I am shocked at this attack on our representatives abroad. I eagerly await an investigation to bring the scoundrel who did this to justice.

~Herr Victor
 

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Herr Menigen, I had been thinking just the same thing.

All taxes are to be cut by five percent. This will leave us with a surplus, but a smaller one.

-Friedrick Thiessen
 
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It's been made clear to me that the Reichstag us opposed to hostile relations with our neighbours. As such, the Foreign office will begin a more amiable policy towards our neighbours. ((Spend what we can on improving relations with Poland. I presume they're at -200 but if they are higher, keep going until we hit 0. If we're above 0 now, go to 50. Do the same with GB afterwards.))
 

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((Hey guys, slight change to assassination mechanics: if the same person sends assassins against the same target more than once, they will receive a -1 to success and a +1 to detection for each successive attempt. The penalty will be dropped after one full election cycle has passed.))
 

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I would ask the Conclave of Stadtholders to allow my Ministry to focus on improving the commercial prospects of Germany. It has escaped no one that prosperity has come to the German people, but even the ingenuity and productivity of German capitalists can be undermined by unreformed government institutions.

Further, I add my voice to the many demanding a full investigation of the attempt on the life of Minister von Dwyfor-Frauenkirche.
((Current techs: Mil: 3-4-3-3-3 Nav: 4-4-4-3-2 Com: 2-3-3-2-3 Cul: 3-5-5-5-3 Ind: 4-4-4-4-5

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((A very minor warning: although you "know" that there was an assassination attempt because I told you, don't metagame -- information in the (()) is not considered something your characters would know. Nobody's done that yet, but I thought it wise to bring that up before somebody made a mistake.

I'm also looking for suggestions about a proper investigation mechanic; right now, the person who ought to be doing them [the Commander of the Gendarmerie] has little to do. Something without die rolls, if possible.))