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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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Rand Paul Accused Of Plagiarizing Speech From Wikipedia

Rachel Maddow accused Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) of plagiarizing four lines of a recent speech from the Wikipedia page on the 1997 film Gattaca, while others noted that Paul appeared to borrow several lines from the Wikipedia entry on the 1988 drama Stand and Deliver during a speech earlier this year. What do you think?

  • “I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!”

    Alexa Keating Granite Polisher
  • “I see how plagiarizing Wikipedia would be tempting. There are so many beautiful passages.”

    Trevor Langdon Unemployed
  • “Trying to slip a Gattaca quote by Maddow is a fool’s errand.”

    Keith Lee Ferris Wheel Operator
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