Writer Archives:  Doug Marquardt  (804 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 through the rise and fall of the internet bubble and left the corporate world in 2004. In 2006, Doug founded All Things Democrat to put his programming skills to good use while supporting the online Democratic community. He now focuses on managing this site, sharing blogging responsibilities, and recruiting talented writers.

Cowardice of the Racist Right

I’ve come to the conclusion that most Republicans are simply cowards. We read, and hear on hate radio, the viciously racist statements and images made by right-wing racists nearly every, stinkin’ day (many of which we’ve compiled at http://www.allthingsdemocrat.com/not-racist/). That’s … Continue reading

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Donate to Defeat Darrell Issa!

We’re off to a fantastic start with our fundraising to help defeat Congressman Darrell Issa in November. Eight of our fellow lefties have donated $320! We’re hoping to raise $10,000 to help the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee defeat Issa. Have … Continue reading

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Despite What Corporate Media Says, Democrats May Have The Edge In November

A Gallup poll taken in January on political party affiliation showed some surprising results: 31% of Americans identify as Democrat, only 25% as Republican, and 42% as Independent. This is the lowest result for Republicans in 25 years. One might … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks For Obamacare

Today, President Obama spoke at the White House on reaching the end of the first enrollment period for Obamacare. Estimates show that up to 22 million Americans are now covered because of Obamacare, including those with pre-existing conditions (like myself), … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz: I Was Dead Wrong About Obamacare

In a stunning reversal, tea party darling Ted Cruz announced today that he was wrong about Obamacare and he now supports the program. I’ve spent the past few years trying to destroy the Affordable Care Act, a law I believed … Continue reading

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Election Reports – Western States – 3/31/14

Congresswoman Grace Napolitano represents California’s 32nd district and is seeking re-election for a 10th term. She once represented the overlapping 38th Congressional District. Napolitano has received a long list of endorsements for her re-election campaign, including U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Congresswoman … Continue reading

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Obamacare Videos by Mark Fiore

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More Volunteer Positions Available at All Things Democrat

We still have volunteer opportunities available. Follow the links for job details and apply at Jobs4Dems: Two Video Bloggers – Posting the latest videos and campaign ads from numerous sources in our Videos pages. This is a new position that’s … Continue reading

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Work for Sandra Fluke’s Campaign!

As you probably know, Sandra Fluke is running for the State Senate in California’s 26th District. Marisa Kanof, the Fluke campaign’s Regional Field Director, posted two new positions in our jobs board (Jobs4Dems) that you should check out if you’re … Continue reading

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Two Volunteer Video Bloggers Positions Available

We have two new openings for volunteer Video Bloggers. No blogging experience necessary. Details on the position at Jobs4Dems.com.

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The Top Five Lies About Obamacare, Debunked

Media Matters’ Senior Researcher Emily Arrowood debunks the top five right-wing lies about Obamacare.

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Seeking Democratic/Dem-Friendly Women to Blog on Women’s Issues

All Things Democrat is seeking several Democratic or Dem-friendly lefty women to blog on women’s issues. This is a volunteer position working with a group of volunteers, authoring or co-authoring articles on issues affecting women. See details and job posting … Continue reading

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