Five Illustrations by Mark Alan Stamaty From 2009

1) “Social Warfare: Google and Facebook battle for your friends.”

2) Recession Confessions: Coping with the downturn can be as simple as giving up a cologne or as hard as giving up a baby.”

3) Get This Rat a Lawyer!: Glen Beck says Cass Sunstein wants to give animals the right to sue human. Really?

4) “ Just Skim It: The case for not reading the legislation you’re voting on.”

5) Big Brother Is Watching Your Weight: Your tax dollars at work, penalizing fat people.”