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Thanks to our readers for your 2010 headline submissions

The Washington Times Opinion section presented the New Years day page with predictions of 2010 headlines we considered both likely and unlikely. We would like to thank our readers for helping us  compile a great list. Special thanks goes to those on the Water Cooler, Twitter, Red State, and Free Republic. 

Obama no longer knight-in-shining armor for Maureen Dowd

New York Times Op-Ed columnist Maureen Dowd, a usual cheerleader for President Barack Obama, was particularly harsh on her favorite Whitehouse resident in her column today. While Ms. Dowd cannot help but take shots at the Bush administration while tearing up Mr. Obama.:

Nelson blunders Nebraskan reaction to health care vote

A day before Sen. Ben Nelson (D - NE) voted for the passage of the Senate's version of the health care reform bill, the Nebraska Senator appeared confident before reporters that his vote would not hurt him back in Nebraska. According to a new Rasmussen Poll, the voters of Nebraska think otherwise.