Writer Archives:  Doug Marquardt  (1170 posts)  Feed to posts by writer

A resident of Arizona, Doug’s originally from Wisconsin where he earned his BA in French Language Studies in the 80′s and a BBA in Management Information Systems in the 90′s. He worked as a computer programmer in the Milwaukee area through the rise and fall of the internet bubble and left the corporate world in 2004. Doug transitioned into web application development (PHP/MySql), working on numerous independent projects over the past 10 years that include founding and developing All Things Democrat. He now works as a manager with his area's high school district, as well as managing this site, sharing blogging responsibilities, and recruiting talented writers.

Could You Use Lethal Force To Defend Your Life?

The massive, nationwide epidemic of bad cops murdering innocent, primarily black, civilians has me wondering something that I’m sure we’ve all discussed but were afraid to put in writing: If you are about to be killed, could you defend yourself with … Continue reading

Kasich Hits The Mark With Anti-Trump Ad

Its clear to everyone, including Trump’s “moderate” challenger, that Trump’s form of bigotry is Nazi-like. Would right wing Americans actually vote for him?

Koch Brothers Try to Buy Hispanic Vote with Free Thanksgiving Turkeys

That’s right, the billionaire Koch brothers and their fake Libre Initiative are at it again. This time, they think giving out free Thanksgiving turkeys will get Hispanic voters to ignore the hateful rhetoric of Republican presidential candidates and actually vote … Continue reading

New Job Postings at Jobs4Dems

View the latest job postings at Jobs4Dems.com: Sierra Club – Senior Campaign Representative Sierra Club – Deputy Press Secretary, Chicago Voter Outreach Coordinator – Midwest Call Time Manager/Fundraising Coordinator

Sites Dedicated To Democrats

Are you (like me) constantly frustrated by the far left‘s love/hate relationship with Democrats? You know what I’m talking about. The one-third of the left that calls the other two-thirds of the left “DINOs” or “conservativedems” or “not true progressives”. … Continue reading

The Radical Right Caught in a Massive Lie About ISIL and Obama

Yesterday, France bombed ISIS targets in Syria. My response: “Way to go, France!”. The response of the radical right was to make shit up about the President: Dear President Obama, today France is leading from the front to contain what … Continue reading

Ben Carson’s Supporters Don’t Care About Religion

I don’t understand Ben Carson’s supporters. There are two major issues that should send RWNJs running to other candidates: There are so many lies. Ben Carson is a big bullshitter. He’s the crazy uncle that says he was in the … Continue reading

Sanders Explains a Basic Truth of American Life

Bernie Sanders to ABC News: Hillary Clinton will be an infinitely better candidate and president than the Republican candidate on his best day. Sanders makes a point here that applies to pretty much every aspect of American life; Anyone is … Continue reading

Sanders’ Take on Ben Carson’s Lies

Personally, I think Carson’s bullshit stories, which are clearly designed to make himself look like some kind of hero in the eyes of racist RWNJs, are a very serious matter. But I can also see Sanders’ viewpoint.

This Week’s Anti-Immigrant Stories from the Radical Right

Hannity’s against natural born citizenship in the U.S. … if you’re brown-skinned. Marco Rubio, once for a path to citizenship until it became inconvenient for him, now says a President Rubio would discontinue Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Republican … Continue reading

Can Jeb Can Go Back In Time And Fix This?

Do You Like Writing About Democrats?

All Things Democrat is looking for dedicated Democrats to write on state and local candidates in your area. Must have an above average interest in politics and the ability to write weekly posts (no specific length or required number of … Continue reading