Reference: Harry Truman on CIA and Intelligence for the President

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In his own words.

Harry Truman, Great Architect of the Universe

Posted Dec 12, 2010

EXTRACT:  Although it’s perfectly fair to call Barack Obama an empty suit and a manufactured product, that’s what Presidents have always been. The Truman Doctrine was entirely the work of George Kennan, and Truman introduced it with a famous speech he didn’t write. Once the Doctrine was actually implemented, George Kennan immediately disowned it and became a vocal critic. (Fast forward two terms and you’ve got Eisenhower warning about a Military Industrial Complex. Kennedy later delivered a strange speech about Secret Societies that’s also essential reading.)

The Great Architect of the Universe always had his doubts, too. On December 21st, 1963, Harry Truman publicly voiced his reservations about the CIA. What follows is a complete transcript of his statement…

Read short transcript….