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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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House Votes To Renew Ban On Plastic Guns

The House of Representatives has voted to renew a longstanding ban on plastic firearms that don’t have enough metal to be detected by X-ray machines, though many have criticized the extension bill for not restricting 3D printing technology, which can produce plastic guns with removable metal parts. What do you think?

  • “I like when politicians can put aside petty differences to accomplish something that’s already law.”

    Christina Alker Chairlift Operator
  • “Sure, ‘plastic guns’—what else did they ban? Phasers and electro-rifles?”

    Joe Brennan Systems Analyst
  • “Just more evidence that congress is in the pocket of Big 3D.”

    Robert Gambon Geologist
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