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Hildo July 2024: Home Sweet Home

Sleepless Nights in City Politics

Hildo May 2024: Lucas County Dems Elect a New Chair

Spring has sprung in the Swamp, and with it the promise of new growth and warmer days ahead. Songbirds have returned from their winter sojourn,...

Hildo April 2024: Being Paula – The Strange Political Saga of PHH

Another day, another loss. As predicted in this humble column, Paula Hicks Hudson was defeated in her bid to win the Democratic primary election for...

Hildo March 2024

Help Wanted: Fools and Jokers in City Politics

Hildo February 2024

Once upon a time there was a great lion, the monarch of all he surveyed. But one day the lion noticed a pesky thorn...

January 2024 Hildo: The Resurgence of A Lo.

It took a decade, but A Lo has regained her form. Current Lucas County Auditor Anita Lopez was once a staple of this humble column....

Hildo December 2023

We suspect you missed the news. Whilst prepping to give your family the big bird on Turkey Day, and fretting over Aunt Gertrude’s seating...

Hildo November 2023: Get yer vote on

t’s here! The much anticipated, oft imitated, never duplicated, off-year Election Day Twenty Twenty-Three!  No, seriously folks. There’s an election on November 7th. In fact,...

Hildo October 2023: Complete Sentences

We can sum up the current state of City Politics in three sentences. Four months and one year of probation. One year and one day...

Hildo September 2023: Union Town

Toledo has several nicknames. “The Glass City.” “Home of the Jeep.” And of course, the old moniker originally intended to poke fun at Toledo’s...

Hildo: Toledo Loves Its Jeep

We’ve been writing this column for a very long time. Too long, if you listen to our critics. Screw ‘em, by the way. Whoopsie, there...