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."
> 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 8221 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
8096 9 months ago T S Hendersonville , NC
8095 9 months ago Eugene Mariani Pittsburgh, PA
8094 9 months ago Dana Stickney Mattapoisett, MA There's an almost infinite list of reasons why this should happen!
8093 9 months ago Kat Carlson Batavia, IL Let us fulfill JFK's dream - shred the CIA and throw it to the wind!
8092 9 months ago Herman S. Simms, Jr. Detroit, MI
8091 9 months ago Alexis Maestre-Saborit Fort Myers, FL The CIA is International Genocide Agency.
8090 9 months ago Ray Bossik Boynton Beach, FL The CIA is completely out of control. They seem believe they are the government.
Enough already!
8089 9 months ago Chadidjah McFall Berkeley, CA
8088 9 months ago M Adaline Jyurovat Boulder, CO
8087 9 months ago Anonymous San Diego, CA
8086 9 months ago M Loftus Kihei, HI
8085 9 months ago Charles Glass Carlsbad, CA Senator Daniel Moynihan presented "End of the Cold War Act of 1991" to abolish the CIA. Let it pass this time.
8084 9 months ago Jeffrey Franklin Portland , OR
8083 9 months ago Andrew Patton El Cerrito, CA
8082 9 months ago oscar grande garcia Madrid, Spain., ot
8081 9 months ago Sheila Dean Kirkland , WA Jurisdictional overreach, again and again.
8080 9 months ago carrie weil santa monica, CA
8079 9 months ago Dalia Dalili Charleston, SC
8078 9 months ago Jeff Goll Glenview, IL
8077 9 months ago Elizabeth Kauffman Buffalo, NY Enough cloak and dagger...interference into other countries is not your duty! Abolish this out of control agency!
8076 9 months ago Margaret Merino San Diego, CA
8075 9 months ago Cheryl Woerner Essex, MD
8074 9 months ago Anonymous Glendale , AZ
8073 9 months ago Ron Domin San Francisco, CA It is the cynosure of evil in this world. It is an abominable satanic curse upon humanity.
8072 9 months ago Ambrosia Danu Reno, NV
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