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Column: Snowden versus the dragons

(Reuters) - One measure of our culture's disdain for whistle-blowers like Edward Snowden can be culled from the pages of a thesaurus. Full story

7 Craziest Intelligence Leaks in US History

The news that the U.S. government has been recording data from phone calls and Internet activity, broken by former CIA employee Edward Snowden, is just the latest in a long line of legendary leaks. Here are some of the most notorious leaks in U.S. history. Full story

Why playing the Nixon card is wrong

  The comparisons between President Obama and President Richard Nixon continue to persist. Chris Hayes explains why the guy who ordered burglary and bugged offices is much much different than the current POTUS.

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  'Heads ought to roll': The IRS and the history of Watergate

Must-Read Op-Eds: Mika Brzezinski reads from a Washington Post editorial on reports the IRS overly scrutinized Tea Party groups and conservative organizations heavily with regard to requests for tax-exempt status. Brzezinski also reads from Joe Klein's latest Time piece on the same issue. Vanity Fai

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Protesters from the "Support. Don't Punish" group wear masks depicting former US President Richard Nixon to demonstrate against the criminalisation of drug use in London
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Protesters from the "Support, Don't Punish" campaign group wear masks depicting former US President Richard Nixon to demonstrate against the criminalisation of drug use in London June 26, 2013. Nixon first coined the phrase the War on Drugs 40 years ago. REUTERS/Neil Hall (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS

A wreath is laid on honor of Former President Richard Nixon during the 40th anniversary of the homecoming of Vietnam POWs at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda
A wreath is laid on honor of Former President Richard Nixon during the 40th anniversary of the homecoming of Vietnam POWs at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda

A wreath is laid on honor of Former President Richard Nixon during the 40th anniversary of the homecoming of Vietnam POWs at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California May 23, 2013. Two hundred POWs are attending a three-day event to commemorate a May 23, 1973 dinner ho

Edward Nixon, brother of former President Richard Nixon, stands during the 40th anniversary of the homecoming of Vietnam POWs at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda
Edward Nixon, brother of former President Richard Nixon, stands during the 40th anniversary of the homecoming of Vietnam POWs at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda

Edward Nixon, brother of former President Richard Nixon, stands during the 40th anniversary of the homecoming of Vietnam POWs at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California May 23, 2013. Two hundred POWs are attending a three-day event to commemorate a May 23, 1973 dinne

Richard Nixon, Pat Nixon, Christopher Cox, Andrea Catsimatidisat
Richard Nixon, Pat Nixon, Christopher Cox, Andrea Catsimatidisat

In this combo photo, U.S. President Richard Nixon and his wife Pat Nixon have light moments at a huge stone elephant, left, on Feb. 24, 1972; while at right, Nixon's grandson Christopher Cox and his wife Andrea Catsimatidisat visit the same spot at the Ming Tomb, north of Beijing, on  May 4, 2013.