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.

226-250 of 8229 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
8004 1 year ago Anonymous Loganton , PA
8003 1 year ago Anonymous Syracuse, NY
8002 1 year ago Anonymous Montgomery Village, MD Too many agencies not benefiting but working against the people of this country
8001 1 year ago Bethany Woody Southgate, MI
8000 1 year ago Daniel Gallo Greenwich, CT
7999 1 year ago Patricia Tehan MARCY, NY
7998 1 year ago Yasmine Farhan Clifton, NJ
7997 1 year ago Anonymous Greenville, NC At the very least we need to purge all of the illegal and unethical elements from the agency. Remember they are responsible for the rise of ISIS though their carelessness.
7996 1 year ago Karl Døhr Jensen Ringkøbing, ot
7995 1 year ago Jackie Penner Corvallis, OR
7994 1 year ago Anonymous woodbine, MD
7993 1 year ago Anonymous Saint Paul, MN
7992 1 year ago harry Jan moon, KS
7991 1 year ago Robert Qua Boston, MA
7990 1 year ago Anonymous El cerrito, CA This shadow group with a limitless budget is creating enemies worldwide and causing the very people who support it via taxes harm and needs to be stopped.
7989 1 year ago Rebecca Wassell Boston, MA
7988 1 year ago John Mercer Orange Park, FL
7987 1 year ago Anonymous amersfoot, ot
7986 1 year ago Rick Bielec Flat Rock, MI
7985 1 year ago John M. Feeney Tabernacle, NJ "Murder, Inc." lives on.
7984 1 year ago sarah stevens martinez, CA
7983 1 year ago Anonymous Arden , NC The CIA should only be for intelligence. Waging war should be left to Congress. Usually that which cannot be brought to light is evil.
7982 1 year ago Anonymous Chicago, IL Enough.
7981 1 year ago Cinthia Davey Kendall, WI How many agencies of Intelligence are we to have??? I thought we wanted one to Oversee all
7980 1 year ago Anonymous Pittsboro, NC
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