If a picture is worth a thousand words, then consider 2014’s Branco cartoons an opus on the absurdities of big government and an out-of-control administration.

From the IRS scandal to the overbearing incompetence of the Obama Administration, and from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the war on cops, each cartoon from this year is a piece in the puzzle that was the political world of 2014.

Enjoy and share the mash up below, and remember to check every week for new Branco cartoons in 2015!