The US National Energy Policy of 2005 was created under Dick Cheney's Energy Task Force in secret meetings; evidence shows that the energy industry influences foreign policy and may have led us into the Iraq War. Cheney's National Energy Policy is also responsible for electricity deregulation scams, corporate welfare for energy producers and many other problems that we are still suffering from today. Deregulated electricity problems in Texas and other states are a direct result of Cheney's National Energy Policy.
Cheney's Energy Task Force
In January of 2001, President Bush Jr. appointed Dick Cheney as head of the secret Energy Task Force that created the National Energy Policy. Dick Cheney's National Energy Policy was developed in secret meetings with petroleum, coal, nuclear, natural gas, and electricity industry representatives and lobbyists including executives from Enron, Exxon-Mobile, Conoco, Royal Dutch Shell and BP Oil.
The secrecy of Cheney's Energy Task Force was maintained in a Supreme Court case, even though "Justice" Scalia should have recused himself because he went on a duck hunting trip with Cheney just prior to the hearing. Scalia wrote, "If it is reasonable to think that a Supreme Court Justice can be bought so cheap, the Nation is in deeper trouble than I had imagined". If it is true that Scalia can't be bought off, is it unreasonable to wonder if Cheney threatened to shoot Scalia in the face while hunting?
Prior to the Supreme Court ruling, Judicial Watch was able to obtain an Iraq oilfield and pipeline map through the Freedom of Information Act; the map & accompanying documents appear to a stake on claims in Iraq oilfields. The documents were dated March 2001, SIX MONTHS PRIOR TO 9/11!
TVNL Comment: We reported this quite a long time ago. We feel that the activity of the task force indicated that they knew that there were going to be enough geopolitical changes to plan for the acquisition of Iraqi oil. We feel that this shows that they knew 9/11 was just around the corner.