What a bunch of ridiculousness...
It's true that not everyone in the CIA is evil or bad, but those who are have corrupted the "law enforcement agency", as someone naively called it,
beyond salvation. They and their actions are not defendable, in my eyes. And their are countless examples of their treachery that works counter to the
notion that the US is a righteous and just people trying to spread democracy to the world.
The CIA trying to trick Kennedy into an invasion of Cuba - where do you think that would have ended up? Would things have turned out any better than
they actually did, or worse?
The CIA not only helped create conditions that brought Cambodia's Khmer Rouge to power in 1975,
but actively supported the genocidal force, politically and financially. They installed their puppet Lon Nol and when he failed to complete the
mission, they installed Pol Pot. Then the real 'attrition' began - millions, yes millions, of innocent Cambodians were slaughtered.
As far as communism, the USSR was no fairy tale and they certainly needed to be defeated, but it looks like we became the monster we so wanted to
destroy. Not only that, but you cannot be so naive, Communism and Capitalism are just more tools of the trade for the monied interests to wage war and
make more money. They use it as an excuse. The CIA has even orchestrated the overthrow of leaders who were once thought to be great supporters of ours
and allies against communism.
Democratically elected and subsequently overthrown by CIA:
Mosadsegh in Iran in 53 because he wanted oil profits to stay at home. Oh no! Communist! Shah installed, ruled with iron fist. Led directly to Iranian
Revolution and our hostages being taken
Arbenz in 54 because he allowed communists to form a party in his country, though he had none in his government. Also, threatened the land of agro
giant United Fruit. Oh no! Another communist! Military junta installed, murder rape torture ensues.
Spread democracy? Spreading death.
Intelligence gathering is very important but from the beginning the CIA has been created and run by the bad guys and if we still want to call
ourselves a good people and nation, which is a joke now based on our leaders actions in our name, the CIA itself must go and another organization must
take it's place with stricter oversight and lessons learned applied.
Anything that secret and powerful is never good. And they are not serving the best interests of the American people. Not with so much drug running,
gun running, illegal spying, assassinations, funding of terrorism, deceitfulness.
Just watch the Church Committee hearings.
They serve someone's best interest. It's not ours.
edit on 5-5-2013 by PatriotGames2 because: (no reason given)