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Match.com: Conservatives More Open To Different Views
The Winston Review ^ | August 4, 2011 | -TWR-

Posted on 08/04/2011 4:16:03 PM PDT by AustralianConservative

According to a Financial Times piece “Inside Match.com,” dated July 29, the president and key engineer, Mandy Ginsberg and Amarnath Thombre, are information-love junkies.

Really: Indeed, says Thombre, “the politics one is quite interesting. Conservatives are far more open to reaching out to someone with a different point of view than a liberal is.” That is, when it comes to looking for love, conservatives are more open-minded than liberals.

Naturally, if you run the world’s biggest dating site, you’re bound to learn a few practical lessons. “With a mountain of data in its servers from the 75 million users it has had since it was founded, Match has been able to uncover a series of curious trends. Some findings are obvious.”

Contrary to made-for-Hollywood stereotypes, conservatives are also more generous givers, according to the most in-depth studies available, such as Who Cares.

(Excerpt) Read more at thewinstonreview.com ...


TOPICS: Politics; Reference; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: conservatives; dating; generous; open; singles
http://thewinstonreview.com/2011/08/04/match-com-conservatives-more-open-to-different-views/
1 posted on 08/04/2011 4:16:11 PM PDT by AustralianConservative
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To: AustralianConservative

Not so surprising. Anyone who has spent a little time on dating/friend sites has noticed how many liberals angrily declare on their profiles that they don’t want to be contacted by conservatives or Christians.

I’ve never seen the same from conservatives.


2 posted on 08/04/2011 4:20:57 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

Not surprising at all. Conservatives practice diversity by being open minded and assessing things on their merits. Liberals flap their gums about diversity while shutting anything out that isn’t approved by the political correctness doctrine.


3 posted on 08/04/2011 4:28:20 PM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: AustralianConservative

Liberals are not just wrong, they’re angry and stubborn about it. And that’s why they’re angry and stubborn . . they know they’re wrong.


4 posted on 08/04/2011 4:36:10 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Just when you think the left can't get any loonier . . .)
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To: TigersEye

I actually enjoy family time with my liberal relatives. I don’t want to talk about politics with them but I can have a good time with them.

In fact I’ve found that I can actually influence them a bit simply by being myself. I fly in the face of everything they think they know about conservatism which leads them to wondering if maybe they aren’t wrong about other things.


5 posted on 08/04/2011 4:37:26 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: AustralianConservative

Anywhere you go liberals throw their views around and act like they think everyone is liberal. This doesn’t surprise me one bit.


6 posted on 08/04/2011 4:37:52 PM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: AustralianConservative
Verrrry good example of this provided ala 'DUmmie Funnies'

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2750000/posts

"I'm very close to breaking up with my man because of Republicans"
7 posted on 08/04/2011 4:40:30 PM PDT by 45semi (If Islamicists possessed anthrax, do you doubt that they would have used it on us?)
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To: cripplecreek

I wish I could say the same about my relatives. The only one left that I have any contact with is my sister and her mind is so closed my mere existence irritates her. And we haven’t said one word to each other about politics for ten years when she vehemently said “I don’t want to talk about it anymore.” It’s a shame since many of her views aren’t even liberal views but she has bought into the line that conservatives are evil period.


8 posted on 08/04/2011 4:43:36 PM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: cripplecreek

I actually enjoyed liberal women in university.

They’re dumb as rocks and only good for a shag. I dated every lib from the hot envirowacko to the attractive anti-war “progressive”. It became a contest for me to eventually turn them, aside from the “bed fun”. Most times it worked, some not. 3 years ago, I learned that my ex-GF who majored in Social Studies (a hard-core Bush-hater back then), works for a Republican lobby firm on J street.


9 posted on 08/04/2011 4:46:13 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: max americana

Nice work if you can get it! ;^)


10 posted on 08/04/2011 4:48:12 PM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: TigersEye

I’ve got a militant lesbian cousin who runs with her pack. They don’t want anyone talking privately to anyone else who might disagree. Its a matter of protecting the ideology from polluting conservative influence.


11 posted on 08/04/2011 4:48:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

(face palm) And I’m sure she has no idea how closed off and suppressive that behavior is.


12 posted on 08/04/2011 4:51:15 PM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: AustralianConservative

Despite what Liberals claim, Conservatives are more apt to seek the truth—regardless of labels. In contrast, Liberals view the world through their feelings—evidence be damned.


13 posted on 08/04/2011 4:54:55 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: TigersEye

Yup. Look, if you see a hot coed, you don’t ask them if they’re GOP or Dem. Seriously with no pc involved...you want to just bang them and you just had to play your cards right.;) Obviously, I would prefer right-wing chicks, they’re the ones who volunteer to pay for half the dinner. Lib chicks keep me hanging with the bar tab.


14 posted on 08/04/2011 4:57:00 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: AustralianConservative
Not so surprising. Most Lefties are secularist and have substituted politics for religion, the state for God, and people like Obama (or Clinton, or Kennedy) as their deities, even their Messiahs.

We Conservatives find politics important but it is not our be all, end all, we distrust the state, and understand that people like Obama are as flawed as the rest of us. Most of us, but not all, recognize that only God is God.

15 posted on 08/04/2011 4:58:46 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: max americana
At my age the only thing I ask co-eds is "Is there a restroom in this store?" lol

Obviously, I would prefer right-wing chicks, they’re the ones who volunteer to pay for half the dinner. Lib chicks keep me hanging with the bar tab.

That's odd. You would think the lib-chicks would be the ones of insist on paying their share according to feminist doctrine. Once again; libs talk the talk but they don't walk it.

16 posted on 08/04/2011 5:08:47 PM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: AustralianConservative
This isn't surprising to anyone with friends who are liberal and conservative. Liberals will ball up, retreat and sulk if they can't coerce conformity or submission. Conservatives will shrug, call you a crazy moonbat, and wish you a nice day.

Obviously, one of those reactions is emotionally sustainable over the long term and another is not. Eventually, most liberals are driven to self-imposed exile, to keep their thought-environment sterile.

Or they become conservative. ;-)

17 posted on 08/04/2011 5:09:00 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: TigersEye
You would think the lib-chicks would be the ones of insist on paying their share according to feminist doctrine. Once again; libs talk the talk but they don't walk it.

There is no greater hypocrite on two legs than a young liberal woman. They are able to juggle impossible contradictions in their heads without effort or ill-effect, and can re-channel flighty, shallow superiority into sanctimonious hellfire at the drop of a hat.

At least the older lib ladies have the decency to become visibly bitter and mentally twisted from the strain.

18 posted on 08/04/2011 5:16:56 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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Bookmarking for SPL.


19 posted on 08/04/2011 5:18:36 PM PDT by RandallFlagg ("I can see 2012 from my house!" Jim Thompson, 7-16-2011)
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To: cripplecreek

Right – they’re very LOUD. They’ve ARRIVED. Much like the Royals, without class.


20 posted on 08/04/2011 5:20:27 PM PDT by AustralianConservative
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To: A_Former_Democrat

I think many do know they’re wrong, although others are bat crazy.


21 posted on 08/04/2011 5:21:57 PM PDT by AustralianConservative
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To: Williams

Yes. Odd. They do think that all “good people” must think like them.


22 posted on 08/04/2011 5:23:14 PM PDT by AustralianConservative
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To: Steel Wolf

In general, I see bitterness in American liberals and kindness in American conservatives. It’s so obvious.


23 posted on 08/04/2011 5:25:49 PM PDT by AustralianConservative
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24 posted on 08/04/2011 5:54:02 PM PDT by RandallFlagg ("I can see 2012 from my house!" Jim Thompson, 7-16-2011)
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To: AustralianConservative

bkmk


25 posted on 08/04/2011 5:54:35 PM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: AustralianConservative

We knew this.


26 posted on 08/04/2011 6:32:29 PM PDT by Ellendra (God feeds the birds of the air, but he doesn't throw it in their nests.)
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To: AustralianConservative

Not me. No way I would ever, ever date a liberal. Ever. Besides what kind of man could be a lib? Some whiny and weak simpleton who is surely mentally unbalanced and, more than likely, broke. Nah, thanks, I’d much rather be alone.


27 posted on 08/04/2011 6:38:11 PM PDT by riri
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To: max americana

Maybe that’s how it is in your neck of the woods; my conservative female friends and I have a traditional view of “who pays” for the first date. My liberal female friends will offer to split the costs with the man, so they are not indebted to him.


28 posted on 08/04/2011 6:54:41 PM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: riri

That’s a good policy. Just say no to liberals.

If only we could sneak it in to the public schools.... :-)


29 posted on 08/04/2011 6:56:04 PM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: Immerito

>My liberal female friends will offer to split the costs with the man, so they are not indebted to him.<

I do that when our gang goes out. No cheap stuff allowed. If the meal is $100, there’s 5 of us, everyone chips in the fair share. Heck, you could say we put the fairness’ in the fairness doctrine.

Nowadays, you go out on a date and women will check out how much you pay, unless you hear from them AT bill’ time. Back in univ., the lib girls I go out with that I paid for the entire tab, well, they return in kind’ for the night.


30 posted on 08/04/2011 7:31:18 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: RandallFlagg

Thanks for the ping!


31 posted on 08/04/2011 9:30:56 PM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: TigersEye

Here, it is the lib chicks who insist on going dutch or paying the tab.

The conservative chicks prefer it when the man pays, and then they will reciprocate on a future date.


32 posted on 08/04/2011 10:38:31 PM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: RandallFlagg

I was talking to a liberal woman who was shocked to find out I was conservative. She said I was so easy to talk to and a good listener but it would never work.
The reason she stated was what would I say if she went to a liberal protest rally. I replied” have a good time and call me when you need bailed out of jail” She laughed but it never went anywhere.


33 posted on 08/05/2011 3:49:04 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: cripplecreek

I don’t say so on my profile of the site I’m registered with, but I won’t date a liberal. I’m not into finding stupid people.


34 posted on 08/05/2011 6:39:08 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (Navy blue)
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