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.


1-25 of 8302 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
8302 15 hours ago Anonymous TX I believe the CIA should be shut down for the sole reason of MK Ultra. This alone is enough evidence that they don't care about innocent people. Enough said.
8301 3 weeks ago Anonymous Kingston, NY Everyday Citizens under the CIA are worse off than immigrants. And have less privacy and rights. And hence, get exploited.
8300 1 month ago Anonymous St. George, VA
8299 1 month ago Anonymous Chicago, IL #FreeMarziehHashemi brings attention to the corrupt and criminal activities of the CIA, FBI, and NSA. This has got to stop. America deserves better.
8298 2 months ago Anonymous Anonymous Bozeman, MT
8297 2 months ago Anonymous Bozeman, MT This organization is the American Haulocost. More and more American citizens are aware of what is going on. This is why JFK was killed. He tried to warn us of the truth of what is going on. The CIA ...
8296 2 months ago Anonymous Warner Springs , CA This criminal organization has no accountability. Even in light of all criminal activity no one has been prosecuted.
8295 2 months ago Anonymous Prairie Village, KS
8294 2 months ago Anonymous Gary, CO The genesis of nearly all our current woes. Enough.
8293 3 months ago Anonymous Briarwood, NY
8292 3 months ago Anonymous Whitesboro, TX MK Ultra was never shut down and I still active today under the moniker Operation Monarch. Innocent Americans, innocent children are still being used as human experiments against their will based on...
8291 3 months ago Jared Vajao Revere, MA
8290 4 months ago Christopher Gutierrez Bakersfield, CA JFK threatened the existence of the CIA he once said " I want to splinter the CIA into a thousand pieces and scatter it into the winds." this is why he was killed. They also overthrew the democratic...
8289 4 months ago Anonymous the woodlands, TX
8288 4 months ago Anonymous Long Beach, CA It’s way overdue. They are the MOST CORRUPT Agency EVER!!!!
8287 4 months ago Christine Miller San Jose, CA
8286 5 months ago leslie PEOPLES the woodlands, TX citizens of the u.s. are being targeted,harrassed and killed with electronic weapons and
8285 5 months ago Anonymous San Jose, CA
8284 6 months ago Hilda J Richey Hillsboro, WI Too many crimes have been committed -- illegal. No more.
8283 6 months ago Karen Hart Wakefield, MA The CIA has time and time again gone outside the law and the will of the President. They have supported death squads, and brought shame to America. They cannot be reigned in. The entire agency must ...
8282 7 months ago Blake Hutzler Lakeside, AZ The CIA has become too currupt to be redeemed it has become a bloated tumor of curruption and must be cut out.
8281 7 months ago Anonymous Callaway, FL
8280 7 months ago Anonymous Medford, NJ
8279 7 months ago Anonymous Lakeside, AZ Shut down this disgraceful agency now the people demand it!
8278 7 months ago Wilford Murray Spokane, WA Time to rid us of this corrupt collection of thugs.
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