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The Onion’s 2017 Oscar Picks

The 89th Academy Awards features a more diverse slate of film and actor nominees than in past years, though the ceremony could still field #OscarsSoWhite criticism. Here are The Onion’s picks for who should take home the coveted Oscar statuettes:

A Timeline Of The EPA

A recently introduced House bill that would dissolve the Environmental Protection Agency questions the value of what this agency does and what its goals are. The Onion provides a timeline of the EPA’s 47-year history:
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Death Penalty For Hussein?

Chief prosecutor Jaafar al-Moussawi called for the death penalty for Saddam Hussein for crimes against humanity during attacks on Shiite civilians in the 1980s. What do you think?
  • "This is unfair. The man made an honest mistake: he simply thought, when he killed all those people, that he would never have to face the consequences."

    Graham Kincaid Herbalist
  • "I'd just hate for this to be one of those cases where, years later, DNA evidence surfaces linking the mass murder to some other dictator."

    Thomas Dawes Systems Analyst
  • "All this death-penalty speculation is premature. We haven't even heard Saddam's closing arguments yet."

    Alleen Parker Carpet Installer
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