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.


51-75 of 8253 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
8203 9 months ago Anonymous Reno, NV
8202 10 months ago Phil Bagzton NYC, NY
8201 10 months ago Frank West Denver, CO CIA causes death and destruction worldwide and must be stopped!
8200 10 months ago Melissa Schexnayder Nevada city, CA
8199 10 months ago Glen Anderson Lacey, WA In 1947 Pres. Truman created the CIA in order to get HONEST, ACCURATE INFORMATION. Within just a few years the CIA was LYING and SUBVERTING GOVERNMENTS -- INCLUDING DEMOCRACIES -- around the world....
8198 10 months ago Donald Brown Crown Point, IN
8197 10 months ago Erwin Schwarzm├╝ller Neulengbach, ot USA should reform their role in an unified world, instead of furthering corruption and war world-wide this state compound could help fighting famine and ideologic desaster.
8196 10 months ago Anonymous Cincinnati, OH
8195 11 months ago Gen Agustsson redondo beach, CA NO MORE CIA! ABOLISH CIA NOW! WE DON'T NEED CIA!
8194 11 months ago Jack Alexander Santa Ana, CA We urge you to abolish the Central Intelligence Agency.
8193 11 months ago Anonymous Duncan, NE
8192 11 months ago Keith D'Alessandro Canton, MI
8191 11 months ago Mark McDonie Maxwelton, WV Nothing but a corrupt deep state agency....PERIOD!
8190 11 months ago Anonymous South San Francisc, CA
8189 11 months ago Anonymous Lansing, MI
8188 11 months ago Gen Agustsson redondo beach, CA ABOLISH CIA NOW!!!!!
8187 12 months ago William Edstrom Bronx, NY
8186 12 months ago James Rooney Melbourne, ot
8185 12 months ago patricia malone ocala, FL "When everything the American people believe is a lie, our job will be done."
google it.
8184 12 months ago Mark Lungo Berea, OH
8183 12 months ago Mark Robinson Pensacola, FL The CIA now stands for all the things our system of justice and international law are designed to prevent: murder, theft, coercion, deceit and the subversion of democratically elected governments. P...
8182 12 months ago Anonymous Chula Vista, CA
8181 1 year ago George Garcia Spring, TX This agency continues to embark on unconstitutional and treasonous operations.
It has endangered and cost this nation an enormous amount of money and lives.
This agency is corrupt and has no...
8180 1 year ago Anonymous MA
8179 1 year ago Karen Alexander-Brown Portland, OR The torture programs alone should have sent alarms about this lawless agency, but the whole history of disruptions on an international level is disgraceful.
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