Abolish the CIA

Former President Harry Truman said he'd wanted to create the Central Intelligence Agency for the same reason that George W. Bush said he'd wanted to create the director of national intelligence, in order to have a single agency reconcile conflicting information from various other agencies.

"I never had any thought that when I set up the CIA that it would be injected into peacetime cloak and dagger operations," wrote Truman, who wanted the CIA restricted to "intelligence."
Background:
> Harry Truman: Limit CIA Role To Intelligence
> McClatchy: WikiLeaks shows CIA cracked smart phones, hid flaws from Apple
> David Talbot: The Devil's Chessboard
> Douglas Valentine: The Phoenix Program
> CNN: Karzai: CIA Promises to Continue Cash Payments
> The Atlantic: Drone War Has More Victims Than Bush-Era CIA Scandals
> Washington Post: An Alternative Explanation for Benghazi


We've now had 70 years of government overthrows, election interference, arming of terrorists, kidnapping, murder, torture, lies to justify wars, bribery of foreign officials, cyber-attacks, and other sorts of "peacetime cloak and dagger," plus open warfare waged by this unaccountable agency including through the use of drones.

With vast sums of unaccounted-for money, much of it generated by off-the-books proprietary companies and illegal activities like drug smuggling, the CIA spreads corruption around the world. This corruption undermines the U.S. government and the rule of law. CIA attacks on foreign governments and peoples backfire against the United States time and time again.

We've just learned that the CIA has been illegally keeping secret and exploiting weaknesses in U.S. companies' technology, hiding flaws from Apple, Google, and all of their customers.

Please add your name to this petition to Congress:

We urge you to abolish the Central Intelligence Agency.


126-150 of 8291 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
8166 1 year ago Eugenia Peters Afton, NY
8165 1 year ago David Dennison AUGUSTA, ME
8164 1 year ago G Bommelaere Colorado Springs, CO
8163 1 year ago Seth Young Fredericksburg, VA
8162 1 year ago Aditya K C Bangalore, ot
8161 1 year ago Alexis Maestre-Saborit Fort Myers, FL CIA International Genocide.
8160 1 year ago Oliver Tringham DARTINGTON, ot
8159 1 year ago David Zupan Eugene, OR
8158 1 year ago Steven Perrine Mattawan, MI
8157 1 year ago Anonymous MAGLAND, ot
8156 1 year ago Chris Rostro santa ana, CA
8155 1 year ago Leo Saul Dover, NH
8154 1 year ago gordon walton austin, TX Enough is enough!
8153 1 year ago Alyssa Solazzo Freeport, NY
8152 1 year ago James Hedgecock Pahoa, HI
8151 1 year ago David El Philadelphia, PA
8150 1 year ago Christopher Lish San Rafael, CA
8149 1 year ago Brianna Onken HOLLAND, MI
8148 1 year ago Alex Gordon Paterson, NJ
8147 1 year ago MaryAnn Hopping Columbus, OH
8146 1 year ago Barry Cross Penmaenmawr, ot
8145 1 year ago - please - quincy, IL
8144 1 year ago Gus Gonzalez Chicago, IL
8143 1 year ago Anonymous Escondido, CA
8142 1 year ago Megan Hood Round Rock, TX
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