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chris hooks @cd_hooks Austin — christopherdhooks@gmail.com

Let me explain something to you, Walsh. This business requires a certain amount of finesse.

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tory booker https://t.co/kff3zOb2W3 @Increasemather1 @ryanlcooper was it the pilot? I had the same reaction but it somehow quickly gets a lot betterI’ve never quite understood why Dan Patrick, who takes decorum very seriously, allowed somebody to set up a Wendy D… https://t.co/kNrjSxg2NoTexas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick just chastised lobbyist who dared cheer for the demise of a bill to ban local government… https://t.co/xOcZEDILCi
Retweeted by chris hooksit’s a pretty building, at least #txlege https://t.co/xlH12A4yiY
5/21
2019
Counting 25 Republicans who voted against #SB29, with Geren PNV: https://t.co/B4RlAszvOJ #txlege
Retweeted by chris hooksFormer TX Supreme Court Justice Craig Enoch says in a letter that the #txlege's amended "taxpayer-funded lobbying"… https://t.co/0g5xiPaezP
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Retweeted by chris hooksWith 90 yes votes, the Texas House exempts small counties from the taxpayer lobby bill #TxLege
Retweeted by chris hooksThe proposed ban on a personal income tax that’s flying through the #txlege may also blow a hole in the state’s bus… https://t.co/nhFzl1AGRk
Retweeted by chris hooksReid: "It’s a shame that Beto O’Rourke — he came to see me at my home. I just lament he’s not running for the Senat… https://t.co/yjKzBoYvAD
Retweeted by chris hooks @AndrewBehrendt @drwenski libranum vetoMark Twain has a telephone story in the Atlantic Monthly. Long-distance sweethearts make love and then quarrel thro… https://t.co/ra19Hx6WYW
Retweeted by chris hookshe put bronn in charge of the treasury, for God’s sake, and skipped his first cabinet meeting to go do a Vulcan min… https://t.co/86fHUa3bkNThink the finale would’ve been better if it conceded or pointed to the fact that Brandon is not going to be a good… https://t.co/vbYfTlXNpSseason 9 is about Arya’s tobacco plantation in Virginieros @kept_simple she’s a colonizer. she’s canceledEight years about power politics and it ends with the elevation of a teen The Chosen Onethe night they drove ol' dixie down https://t.co/1fSuiACK4kTuesday house calendar. #txlege https://t.co/NouatMqWp0
Retweeted by chris hooksSB 1663, designed to make it harder to remove, relocate or change Confederate monuments and other historic memorial… https://t.co/SpXgQ2XEai
Retweeted by chris hooksAnd SB9 did not make it onto Tuesday's calendar. #txlege https://t.co/mk18ssL6uQ
Retweeted by chris hooksgood night and good luck. you’re gonna be madSomebody spoiled the end of Game of Thrones for me from a leaked script or something and honestly I feel so relieve… https://t.co/fz2SYQhEin
5/20
2019
@jakebackpack jared?Same https://t.co/OMAmMiKqHe
Retweeted by chris hooks @iamchrisscott agreed. it’s for the boots who never came home.
5/19
2019
While I honestly didn’t expect the 2020 Democratic primary to turn on the question “were the people who raped and m… https://t.co/cP60WkasIi
Retweeted by chris hooks @kept_simple hahahahahahahahaalso... https://t.co/6z4d0LAZgWI don’t think charter schools are used as a lever to weaken public ed in quite the same in NY as they are in red st… https://t.co/U64H7ZKVEyhttps://t.co/U8Ovawzkea @awzurcher we could tear our country apart my friends, in truth. but we. choose. not. to. at this timethere's nothing so wrong it can tear america apart that can't be solved by what is right with america when it isn't… https://t.co/6pcaBgUpvrIt’s really hard to overstate the importance to today’s politics of Francis Schaeffer convincing evangelical Protes… https://t.co/3eBlfcgb4O
Retweeted by chris hookshttps://t.co/P9LUyQ2J8H @libbycwatson whiskey mostly. @daveswebsite totally true that the national climate is 90? 80? percent of it — i think that state politics affects… https://t.co/VO9SfpHlpNanyway im gonna go see if they'll let me bring my 32-pack of chik fil a nuggets into the cloak room. good legislating today every bodyIf the question in January was How Do We Make Morgan Meyer Safe, is this a session that helped do that? I don't kno… https://t.co/GYgRJNTPSYthe session as it comes to a close, then, seems atm to be characterized by: a failed attempt to raise taxes; minima… https://t.co/FZiQx3yqStif texas dems pick up every house seat they lose by 5 points or less last time, they win the state house. that's ve… https://t.co/ldwr6NATi8there's this ambient negativity at the capitol today like i havent felt since last session. the band's getting back together! #txlege @tomscocca the ancien gawkgime#SB22 -- which would prevent local governments from partnering with abortion providers, even for non-abortion servi… https://t.co/hDUS3dXubY
Retweeted by chris hooksThis amendment from Rep. Stickland just passed, without being read aloud. This R amendment, following a string of 2… https://t.co/Wlv9zBU8JQ
Retweeted by chris hooksNo more amendments on #sb22. Now comes the speeches. #txlege
Retweeted by chris hooksI’d imagine they’re trying to get him to pull a planned amendment that’s ruffling feathers https://t.co/zflxHGYjSG
Retweeted by chris hooksAfter two and a half hours (!!) the House finally comes back to order to continue hearing amendments to #SB22. Ther… https://t.co/mYklBjdv9j
Retweeted by chris hooksThe concept of a legislative session without a complete meltdown was just impossible it seems. Anti-Planned Parenth… https://t.co/CJxpt2pCKV
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5/18
2019
here's what the sheriff of a border county the size of connecticut told me a few years ago. people have been going… https://t.co/ztgrMIJ7MUyou hear this so much on the right, and it's worth considering how nuts it is. the idea that the US should have tot… https://t.co/7CIKqJEM2ker, top tip @SophieNovack Healthy Texas Women program cited by #SB22's author as adequate replacement for Planned Parenthood. C… https://t.co/cm5A9glOHe
Retweeted by chris hooks @SophieNovack now offering an amendment to the anti-Planned Parenthood #SB22 is Rep. Kyle Biedermann, (in)famous fo… https://t.co/1VwaQuu2lA
Retweeted by chris hooks @chrislhayes speak for yourself wimp I want to go on this more than anything in the worldHere’s a Top Top™️ for covering the #txlege: Don’t skip Sine Die under the impression nothing will happen because o… https://t.co/iBBx99NJUrLt Gov @DanPatrick says "I have noticed they are chubbing" in the House, and Patrick says he understands the chubbi… https://t.co/xTx4qCnyq9
Retweeted by chris hooks @glennwsmith @HCookAustin @cd_hooks Oh lord. When I worked for Debra our office was on 3 next to the chapel which w… https://t.co/wG2JPrEcmS
Retweeted by chris hooks @glennwsmith @cd_hooks Then-Sec of State Jack Rains indeed did set up a margarita machine in the main hall of the 1… https://t.co/2jkVex2Qnv
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5/17
2019
Rep. Celia Israel says that for Dems, “time is on our side” on #SB9 election integrity omnibus w/ the Saturday cmt… https://t.co/PIw23ff20K
Retweeted by chris hooks @glennwsmith was it you who told me they once set up a margarita machine under the dome on sine die?yet another year of trying to find revenue where not even one lawmaker has suggested serving liquor in the capitol grill #txlegeHere is Trump's pick for ICE Director, Mark Morgan, discussing child migrants on Tucker Carlson tonight. https://t.co/rJggVsgr5m
Retweeted by chris hooks @CSS_Sporklab @ohyeah_mamaman the issue isn't if it "matters." fox news is two steps from hutu hate radio, and the… https://t.co/PTYtGjx24X @CSS_Sporklab @ohyeah_mamaman its biggest impact lies in the way it drives discussion by politics-saturated dunces… https://t.co/CYJRY5NwIElook im also kinda bad at my job so i have a lot of empathy for this kind of thing but i don't think these words ar… https://t.co/XncbbPcJNb @CSS_Sporklab @ohyeah_mamaman like, if the argument is that candidates should go first to where the eyeballs are, f… https://t.co/S4E0wc5Z8T @CSS_Sporklab @ohyeah_mamaman fox news total audience is insignificant so this line of thinking seems kind of muddl… https://t.co/2w8agGXE9owhen will president trump agree to host a town hall with the Firedoglake radio hourit kinda blows my mind that people on both sides are concern trolling about democrats not appearing on this network https://t.co/D4WcbqP7XkColor me skeptical that many voters who backed Obama *twice* and switched to Trump are watching Fox. (Also, had Hil… https://t.co/efXAb0OTLl
Retweeted by chris hooksAaron Bady (@zunguzungu) found this author on Reddit and asked if he'd tell his story at @popula, and it is superex… https://t.co/e1f6tQ7oCH
Retweeted by chris hooksI find myself reluctantly concluding that Gabbard and Gravel are near the top of this list.@cd_hooks: HB 2754 might have prevented as many as 40,000 people a year from being unnecessarily arrested. Inste… https://t.co/SVDTLRV9iC
Retweeted by chris hooksAmerican voters want a leader who is relatable, and they’re asking themself the question: Which of these candidates… https://t.co/jg4eyk69X7 @AbiWilks I haven’t figured out what I’m striking for yet but I can talkThe committee didn't have a quorum, I'm told #TxLege https://t.co/qklviZsihZ
Retweeted by chris hooks @shaenongarrity @randygdub well that one is true @toddbarry there’s a sex shop in Houston called “Zone D’Erotica,” and I assume it’s the same ownership @youngvulgarian from the title I assume this book is ten words long and one of them is the word “pig“A live crab started a panic in a railroad car at Sayville last week. After the fray, a skirt was found. It was not claimed. NewYork1915
Retweeted by chris hooks @csdickey cared so little the us awarded the legion of merit to the captain responsible for his tour of duty, in factdiplomatic personnel were evacuated from neighboring countries Wednesday as a photo emerged of qasem soleimani hold… https://t.co/Qs7Ug140OV @robertjamesii a small child comes to you and asks for contraception. you don’t give it to her. why?this is quite literally the stupidest war scare of all time https://t.co/zmtu5dGwJFEverything Matt Walsh says reads like a prompt in a voight-kampff test @AdamWeinstein assuming that’s dick wolf’s grandkidJust finished watching the documentary on the Dana Carvey show and this clip from it is one of the funniest things… https://t.co/tP5Ctc4o4A
Retweeted by chris hooksGetting ahold of Navy radio chatter about the infamous phallic skywriting stunt is FOIA hall of fame material… https://t.co/t46ltuCFvl
Retweeted by chris hooks @awzurcher https://t.co/0f0q2pe7IVfree idea for hollywood "bigiwgs:" a remake of face/off with hugh jackman and gene hackman"...and an impressive essay evaluating how the world would be different if Japan had not attacked pearl harbor." https://t.co/sA3HmaVRZIhahahahahahahaha trump pardoned conrad black https://t.co/DPO5Qr2frJ @RepThierry146 @DustyLeeCook @TexasMonthly @James_E_White im aware of the amendment that was drafted if the bill ma… https://t.co/Fc4v8RsNx7i don't think this is a correct assessment of will hurd's pants on a literal or figurative level https://t.co/E6UH8mq0S5
5/16
2019
@randygdub this reads like one of those logical propositions generated by a 3rd century BCE philosopher that doesn't actually make any sense @emmaroller @Papapishu the male biological clock is realizing that suddenly you actually want this shirt real f'ing bad @DustyLeeCook @RepThierry146 @TexasMonthly @James_E_White i spoke to a pretty good number of people in and around t… https://t.co/V6LhJdJTxY @DustyLeeCook @RepThierry146 @TexasMonthly @James_E_White hey dusty, hello Rep.! I spoke to Rep. Thierry Wednesday… https://t.co/96citH2GLF
5/15
2019

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