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  • This Restaurant Serves ‘My Little Pony Burgers’ Made of Actual Pony

    12/11/2016 10:07:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    Vice ^ | 11.12.2016 | LAILA BAKKER
    My dad used to be a chef and had his own vegan restaurant in Breda (a city in the Netherlands). Back then, a girl named Babbe Hengeveld used to work in the kitchen. That girl is now a young woman and a progressive chef in her own restaurant called Food Guerilla. I went to see her with my father in the Stek area in Breda—a creative breeding ground for conscious citizens and radical ex-hippie squatters—to eat a “My Little Pony burger.” That’s a burger made from aging ponies from amusement park Slagharen. Although this dish might make the hair on...
  • MAD Magazine "ponifies" Hillary Clinton - My Little Phony!

    09/26/2016 7:21:07 PM PDT · by CtBigPat · 8 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 09/26/2016 | David Moye
    Election season is in full swing, and now MAD magazine is taking a swing at Hillary Clinton. The venerable humor magazine skewers Clinton in its latest issue with a My Little Pony spoof called “My Little Phony.” The spread points out a few of the times when the former secretary of state was caught fibbing, but in cartoon horsy form.
  • RNC official cites 'My Little Pony' to defend Melania Trump

    07/19/2016 3:42:14 PM PDT · by CtBigPat · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | July 19, 2016 | Sophie Tatum
    Who said it: Melania Trump or Twilight Sparkle from "My Little Pony"? "Melania Trump said, 'the strength of your dreams and willingness to work for them.' Twilight Sparkle from 'My Little Pony' said, 'This is your dream. Anything you can do in your dreams, you can do now,' " Spicer said.
  • Horse herpes outbreak forces rodeo queens to ride stick ponies

    07/02/2016 10:48:37 AM PDT · by sparklite2 · 54 replies ^ | May 26th, 2011 | Nadine Wimmer and Wendy Leonard.
    FARMINGTON -- While the state has yet to officially cancel any events involving horses that might have been exposed to a local recent equine herpes outbreak, owners and arenas are taking precautions. Because of the outbreak, contestants at the Davis County Sheriff's Mounted Posse Junior Queen Contest had to cowgirl up Thursday night without their mares. Instead of competing on horses, as is typically the case, contestants were asked to trot around the arena with stick horses as their show ponies.
  • A Freeper goes to BronyCon.

    08/14/2015 6:18:38 PM PDT · by CtBigPat · 216 replies
    8/14/2015 | CtBigPat
    So I got caught up in the My Little Pony craze (I'll just watch one episode, see what all these people are talking about..), joined the Boston Bronies meetup group and last weekend drove to Baltimare, MD(sorry, bad horse puns are required!) for BronyCon 2015, the largest MLP convention in the world. Allow me to share with you my observations.

    04/23/2015 3:35:00 PM PDT · by CtBigPat · 63 replies
    Playboy ^ | APRIL 21, 2015 | Zaron Burnett III
    Bronies can be summed up in one sentence: they’re grown-ass men who love a little girl’s cartoon show about the adventures of a group of magical ponies. It’s Easter weekend, and I’m in an airport hotel in San Francisco attending the second annual Bay Area Brony Spectacular Convention, aka BABSCON. I have absolutely no idea what to expect. I just really want to see this scene for myself. I gotta know: What the hell have Bronies found in My Little Pony that the rest of us dudes missed?
  • The Federalist: My Little Pony to Children, Marxism is not Magic.

    04/12/2015 3:30:50 AM PDT · by Crazieman · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 4/8/2015 | Brandon Morse
    I feel it’s necessary to preface this article by stating that I am not a brony. I’ve met a couple, and I don’t exactly…get it. It’s like relishing the days when you had easy access to a playground butt-kicking. That said, after seeing the message the show carries, I might join them now. There’s an inherent cowardice within the mainstream media that stops writers from venturing anywhere into territory that contradicts leftist narratives. While there might be some bravery, any divergence into territory that might run contradictory to ideals the leftist cause célèbre puts forth ends with a flurry of...
  • My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic Season 5 debut thrashes collectivism and forced equality.

    04/06/2015 7:31:46 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 150 replies
    4-5-2015 | Self
    The purpose of this post is to introduce My Little Pony to Free Republic in a positive fashion, to counter much of the negativity that has been unfairly heaped on the show. I had been trying to decide the best episodes to put forward, when the producers dropped the Season 5 premiere in my lap. What could be better than a no-holds-barred trashing of liberalism and forced equality in a ponified Harrison Bergeron type town? Complaining about a lack of good, new, family oriented television? All new TV is trash? This is what you're looking for. There's a certain kind...
  • Teenage My Little Pony fan APOLOGIZES to internet trolls; threw himself under train (Truncated)

    12/18/2014 6:46:16 AM PST · by Crazieman · 142 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12/17/2014 | Jay Narain
    A teenager who was bullied by online trolls posted a heartbreaking video on YouTube before killing himself, an inquest heard. Adam Smith, 19, who had learning difficulties, was bombarded with spiteful remarks and accused of plagiarism over a short story he put on a website. In response to the vicious bullying, he posted a video on YouTube entitled ‘I’m sorry’ where he apologised for any misunderstanding. But he was lambasted again by cruel users, who mocked him saying his speech problems were so bad it made them laugh. Days later he was seen crying as he walked to a railway...
  • My Little Pony, 50 Years Later

    04/08/2014 4:27:41 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 88 replies ^ | April 4, 2014
    When the Ford Mustang was introduced 50 years ago this month, it was first to break from the gate in a market class that would come to be known as pony cars. With a long hood and a short rear deck — proportions carried forward by the Chevrolet Camaro, Plymouth Barracuda and many others — the Mustang looked ready to bolt. And bolt it did, as 22,000 wowed Americans placed orders for the car on April 17, according to Ford, the official first day of sales. Naming the car for a horse proved to be a stroke of marketing genius....
  • My Little Pony - The Movie

    04/05/2014 4:33:13 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies
    youtube ^ | Mar 15, 2014 | Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom·
    Movie for Saturday morning.
  • School Won’t Let Bullied Boy Bring ‘My Little Pony’ Bag to Class

    03/14/2014 10:40:04 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 95 replies
    WRIC Newsroom ^ | 03/12/2014 | WRIC Newsroom
    BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WRIC)—A North Carolina mother whose son has been bullied for bringing a “My Little Pony” bag to class says school officials now won’t let him bring the bag to school. Grayson Bruce is a big fan of “My Little Pony,” a cartoon that emphasizes to children that “friendship is magic.” But his interest has caused the 9-year-old to be bullied at school; his classmates say his favorite toy is for girls. “They’re taking it a little too far, with punching me, pushing me down, calling me horrible names, stuff that really shouldn’t happen,” Bruce told WLOS News13,...
  • Vance Air Force Base Airmen Wear 'My Little Pony' Patch

    08/03/2013 7:06:12 AM PDT · by Politically Correct · 29 replies
    NewsOn6 ^ | 31 July 2013 | Richard Clark
    ENID, Oklahoma - A class of U.S. Air Force airmen learning how to fly at Vance Air Force Base near Enid is becoming an internet sensation, thanks to a patch. Every class of pilots in training at Vance Air Force Base picks its own patch. Class 14-05 picked one that's based on the cartoon "My Little Pony, Friendship Is Magic". The patch reads "My Little Pilot, Flying Is Magic". According to Air Force Times, My Little Pony has become popular with some members of the military, as well as other adults. These older fans are called "Bronies," short for "bro...
  • 'Brony' Convention Takes Off Like Magical Winged Pony

    08/02/2013 5:01:52 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 31 replies
    NPR ^ | August 01, 2013 5:39 AM
    In the 1980s, My Little Pony was a toy line and TV franchise aimed at little girls. These days, an expanding group of grown men are fans of the pastel-colored ponies. They call themselves "bronies." This weekend, thousands are heading to Baltimore for BronyCon 2013 — a big jump from the 100 who attended the convention two years ago
  • The Air Force Has a Brony Squadron (My Little Pony)

    07/28/2013 7:59:31 PM PDT · by CtBigPat · 20 replies ^ | July 24, 2013 | Matthew Gault
    Earlier this month, word hit the Internet that an Air Force unit training to fly America’s most advanced military aircraft are wearing a patch inspired by the television show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Now the Air Force has confirmed it: bronies are flying jets. “We train world-class pilots who will go on to defend our great nation,” 1st Lt. Tom Barger, a public affairs officer at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma, tells War is Boring. “Fostering camaraderie, morale and unity on a regular basis and through small means — like a tastefully humorous patch — enhances our ability to complete the...
  • Socks the Shetland Pony Loses Out in Paternity Battle

    06/16/2013 4:27:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 49 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 16 Jun 2013 | Victoria Ward
    A moonwalking Shetland pony who became an internet sensation has lost a paternity battle after leaving his partner to seek out a new mate.Five-year-old Socks was put out to stud with three mares next to a loch but abandoned them after taking a shine to another filly called Kimberley on the other side of the water. After he swam out to meet her, Kimberley gave birth to a black colt called Scamp and hair samples were sent to a DNA laboratory to determine his paternity. But the results have confirmed that Socks, who shot to fame in a mobile phone...
  • Gen X moms fear new 'My Little Pony' feature film horses are too hot to trot

    06/14/2013 12:01:15 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 17 replies
    Unlike the ’80s-era My Little Ponies, these fillies are more ho than horse, some moms say. With tight shirts, tiny waists and exposed thighs, these ponies aren’t purebreds — and they’re not even horses, critics contend.
  • Dem warning: Obama could lose Wisconsin

    10/28/2012 7:43:50 PM PDT · by prairiebreeze · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 28, 2012 | Alan Blinder
    “If the election was held today, President Barack Obama would lose the state of Wisconsin because where his base is, we have not turned out the vote early," Mayor Michael Hancock told a Democratic rally. "The suburbs and rural parts of Wisconsin – the Republican base – are voting. President Obama’s base has yet to go vote. "We've got to get our people to go vote," Hancock said. Early voting, which began in Wisconsin on Oct. 22, is a central component of Obama’s strategy to win the state. The president won Wisconsin four years ago by 14 percentage points, but...
  • Legislature Dodges Pension Reform, But Passes Bill On … Miniature Horses

    06/02/2012 9:43:01 AM PDT · by yoe · 6 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | June 1, 2012 | Staff
    Illinois lawmakers may have gotten stymied on the issue of pension reform, a multi-billion-dollar mess affecting every taxpayer in the state. But at least they managed to pass a bill involving miniature horses. You heard that right. Under a measure the House sent to Gov. Quinn Thursday night – the evening members were supposed to consider a cost-saving pension bill – people with disabilities could use miniature horses as service animals in public places, much like guide dogs are used. The vote was near-unanimous.{snip] An overhaul of future state pension benefits for retired public employees was the centerpiece of the...
  • My Little Pony Meets Birth Control: $700 Million for Horse Contraception

    07/20/2009 6:43:45 AM PDT · by PorkBarrelPolitics · 4 replies · 341+ views
    The DC Writeup ^ | July 17, 2009 | AJ Fluehr
    The US Government is about to spend $700 million on wild horse contraception and management. Yes, really. Powerline and HotAir have hit on this already, but it’s worth beating this dead horse a bit more. A bill being put forward by Rep. Raul Grijalva D-Ariz. and Rep. Nick Rahall D-W.Va. named the Restore Our American Mustangs Act has wasteful spending opponents’ jaws dropping, and given the ridiculous amount of wasteful spending we’ve seen this year, that’s no small accomplishment. ...This whole discussion reminds me of my little sister obsessing over horses for three years, usually culminating with a tearful Christmas...