Every Banana Republic has three characteristics in common:
- God hid America's natural resources under the soil, in the plants, water and residents
- these residents speak a language that is not American and who can make a living at less than half what an American woman makes
In a banana republic, rappers wait in line to go into a disco and listen to rap music. In a banana republic they do not drink beer except lite beer, only American-style light beer. In a banana republic, politicians can use chemical and radiation weapons against civilians without being shot. Japan is not a banana republic.