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.

151-175 of 8290 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
8140 1 year ago Paul Raun Burlington, ON
8139 1 year ago Gloria Purcell Belmont, CA 70 years of CIA national disgrace and undermining of democracy worldwide--shame on all our Presidents for allowing it to continue!
8138 1 year ago johnny helt salem, OR
8137 1 year ago Madeleine Ras San Francisco , CA
8136 1 year ago Inga Jaeger Iowa City, IA
8135 1 year ago Ian Levine Port St. Lucie, FL
8134 1 year ago Anonymous UPLAND, CA fuck you.
8133 1 year ago Michael Garitty Nevada City, CA
8132 1 year ago Anonymous Spring Lake, NC
8131 1 year ago M.L. Tulloss Littleton, CO
8130 1 year ago Margaret and Michael Smith Aptos, CA
8129 1 year ago Mariah Shepherd Evansville, IN
8128 1 year ago Andrea Jordan Clearwater, FL I Object to the Cloak & Dagger mentality of the CIA & believe this Agency has done more harm than good & its time for it to go.
8127 1 year ago Josue Rodriguez Fresno, CA
8126 1 year ago Jolene Pope Wallingford, CT
8125 1 year ago James Scott Columbus, MS
8124 1 year ago Alicha May Rochester Hills, MI Because of what wikileaks has posted. And if Trump is truly an outsider, he would see it is time to re-evaluate this organisation.
8123 1 year ago Matthew Glock Altamont, NY
8122 1 year ago Betsie Rosenberger Walker, IA
8121 1 year ago wes Howard Hutchins, TX
8120 1 year ago John-Allan Macunovich Los Angeles, CA
8119 1 year ago Anonymous HARRISBURG, PA
8118 1 year ago Elizabeth Anthony San Jacinto, CA
8117 1 year ago shapla begum london, ot They are upto all sorts of no good!
8116 1 year ago Wim Van Aelst Aarschot, ot Did the CIA bring more peace ?
I don't think so.
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