The University of Texas at Tyler College Constitutional Conservatives will host “Occupy” movement investigator Brandon Darby, a key cast member in the new documentary “Occupy Unmasked” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the UTT University Center Ballroom.
Darby gained recognition for his role as an undercover operative working with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force to stop violence ag-ainst U.S. and Israeli citizens. He also writes for Bre itbart.com.
The public is welcome to attend. The event is free.
KTBB’S GLEISER TO SPEAK TO REPUBLICANS
Paul Gleiser, president of KTBB radio station, will review the Republican and Democratic conventions. For more information call 903-534-0425 or email email@example.com.
TEA PARTY DIRECTOR GUEST AT HIDEAWAY
Clint Stutts, program director for the Cedar Creek Lake Tea Party, will be the guest speaker.
The topic will be “nullification,” and how it could be used to protect states ag-ainst government overreach. He will explain a petition by which residents can take action against federal acts.
GRASSROOTS TO MEET ON FRIDAY
Brandon Darby will give an encore presentation.
The public is invited. Box lunches will be available for purchase, or attendees may bring their own.
3 LOCAL STATE SENATORS RECEIVE APPOINTMENTS
Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, was reappointed chairman of the Senate Committee on Administration.
Sen. Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville, was appointed chairman of the Senate Committee on Transportation. Nichols is a former Texas Department of Transportation commissioner.
Sen. Robert Deuell, R-Greenville, was appointed chairman of the Senate Committee on Economic Development, which is given the task to find ways to increase the state’s economy and create jobs.
Political Happenings are compiled by Staff Writer Adam Russell, who can be reached at 903-596-6303 or by email at arussell@tyler paper.com.