Fred brought to my attention that a few political links in HumGuide were broken. It’s hard to keep up with them all as the election seasons come and go. But one really surprised me, especially at this time just before the election: The web site for the Humboldt County Republican Party was not working. I called the party office and the person I spoke to told me they didn’t know what had happened to the site. “We should have one.Â But we don’t, I guess. We have lots of bumper stickers and yard signs though if you want to come by.”Â He also said, they had been cleared out of them recently, “We’ve been hammered.”
I did some checking and it appears that no one bothered to renew the domain name (humboldtgop.org) since it’s been deleted from the whois database and is now available, if anyone wants to grab it.
Just for the record the Humboldt County Democratic Party site is doing fine.
Kind of strange that our local parties reflect the national party candidates as one being technically forward thinking and the other not so much.
The Republicans and the Democrats should share a two-column site. The Dems could use the left column with a blue header and the Republicans could use the right side with a red theme. They could share the expenses.
There isn’t even a Humboldt local contact listing on the CA GOP website:
I guess they gave up….
Yeah. That just happens when a web site listing gets updated. HumGuide is on a very old and creaky hand made system. Some day I need to update it.
I see you have the Frank Jager and Humboldt Taxpayer’s League as new listings again. Had to change the urls.
Something went wrong when we switched the Jager pages and servers and you couldn’t get to it using a www as a prefix. Problem has since been fixed.
You might remember somebody sniped the humboldttaxpayers.org domain. I just happened to check if it was available again. It had been over a year and whoever sniped it gave it up. We snagged it for ten years this time so I changed the url from my server’s url to humboldttaxpayers.org again.
I heard they let it expire. Stupid move on their part.