adBlockCheck

Politics

How Gerrymandering Works

The Supreme Court is considering a case regarding the partisan gerrymandering of districts in Wisconsin, which could change the way maps are drawn across the country. Here is a step-by-step guide to how Gerrymandering works.

Arguments For And Against Single Payer Healthcare

Bernie Sanders recently introduced a single payer healthcare plan, also known as medicare-for-all, that would guarantee coverage to all Americans under one government-run plan. Here are the arguments for and against implementing a single-payer healthcare plan.

Veteran Told What Offends Him

WASHINGTON—In the wake of protests in which some players knelt during the national anthem prior to this week’s NFL games, a U.S. Army veteran has been informed that the acts offended him.

Revelations From Hillary Clinton’s New Memoir

‘What Happened,’ a new memoir detailing the trials and tribulations of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, was released today, with Clinton supporters and detractors already divided on its contents. Here are some of Hillary’s bombshell revelations:
End Of Section
  • More News

Trump’s Budget Proposal: What You Need To Know

President Trump has revealed his first budget blueprint, which contains $54 billion in cuts while accommodating increased spending on defense and security. The Onion details the major elements of Trump’s proposed budget:

  • NASA granted $350 to fund upcoming manned mission to Mars

  • Greatly expands State Department’s available office space

  • Allocates $1 billion for across-the-board revitalization of nation’s underperforming prisons

  • Defense budget raised to achieve long-standing goal of removing ballistic missiles from endangered weaponry list

  • Sea level increased by 4 percent

  • Unconscionable amount slashed from costume budget for Cincinnati Ballet’s spring production of Petrushka

  • Larger Department of Veterans Affairs budget to accommodate upcoming spike in cases of PTSD

  • Pretty much in line with everyday Americans’ demand for more guns and fewer books, paintings, parks, doctors, schools, corruption investigations, scientists, and animals

More from this section

Sign up For The Onion's Newsletter

Give your spam filter something to do.

Close