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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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Groups Oppose Perry's Prayer Meeting

Several groups, including the Texas ACLU, have voiced their opposition to Texas governor Rick Perry's participation in a day of Christian prayer and fasting this past weekend, saying it violates the separation of church and state. What do you think?

  • “Well, the Constitution does bar the establishment of a state religion, but it also guarantees an individual’s right to the free exercise of superstition, so it’s a tricky case.”

    Marvin Blair Systems Analyst
  • "As long as it's Christian prayer, I don't think it violated the separation of church and state."

    Clarice Bernier Glaze Handler
  • "Why's everybody getting so worked up? All he's going to do is pray for stuff; it's not like anything is actually going to happen."

    Jerry Schuster Rafter
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