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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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Obama Vows To Raise Minimum Wage

President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address last night, in which he most notably highlighted the income inequality gap in the United States and asked Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. What do you think?

  • “A minimum wage increase is long past due, but come on. Who needs to be making double figures every hour?”

    Sissy Buhler Fabric Dyer
  • “It was classic Obama, the way he stood there and delivered a bunch of messages to Americans.”

    Tony DiDonato Olive Oil Importer
  • “If poor people had more money, they’d just blow it on buying things.”

    Harry Zane Systems Analyst
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