Top 10 BuzzWords of 2010

Reported at CNS News:

Top 10 D.C. Buzzwords of 2010 

( – The year’s top buzzword, as determined by the editors of, is a phrase: “Repeal Obamacare.”

(The term “buzzword” is not necessarily pejorative. Applied to Washington and Congress, it simply means the terms of discussion, words that may arise in a particular context — most frequently in the halls of Congress, or emanating from network TV studios —  but which gain popular currency as the terms of the day.)

Here are the Top 10 buzzwords from Washington, D.C., for 2010:

1. “Repeal Obamacare” – A buzzword that gained traction in 2009, Obamacare became even more pervasive in 2010. “We must repeal Obamacare” became the mantra heard in race after race in the mid-term elections. asked members of Congress if they would pledge to repeal the president’s health-care reform law, reporting on their answers.

2. “Trillion”

3. “Tea-baggers”

4. “Illegal aliens/undocumented immigrants”

5. “Pelosi”

6. “Ground Zero Mosque

7. “Global warming”/“global climate change”/“climate disruption”

8. “Earmarks

9. “Tax Cuts”

10. “WikiLeaks”

Please read the entire article here for complete story.

Does anyone want to predict the BuzzWords of 2011?  My list would include:

Teaparty, Repeal Obamacare, Cut Spending, John Boehner (this could be good or bad), EPA, Boomers and (I Hope) Pigford.

What are your predictions?  Happy New Year!!

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