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Articles by Mimi Swartz
Jun 8, 2018 — By Mimi Swartz
Outside a cookie shop in one of Houston’s most idyllic neighborhoods, a West University Place council member spied Trump’s name on a teenager’s shirt and yelled a few of the president’s worst words at her. Then the internet found out. It's springtime in the age of hysteria.
May 27, 2017 — By Mimi Swartz
Dear Governor Abbott, I just happened to catch your remarks from yesterday afternoon, the ones you made while visiting the Austin gun range to sign the bill that lowers the cost of gun licenses in Texas. The Dallas Morning News story I read said that you celebrated by firing a 9…
Feb 8, 2017 — By Mimi Swartz
Anna Nicole Smith rose from a small town girl in Mexia to an icon, but her demons followed her far beyond Texas.