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Zero Hedge
Central Bankers To The Masses: "Let Them Eat Rate"truth, and it can be laid squarely at the feet some far from scrupulous London-
Central Bankers To The Masses: "Let Them Eat Rate"
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
truth, and it can be laid squarely at the feet some far from scrupulous London-based thugs, intent on shaking down King Louis XVI with threats to besmirch his young bride’s reputation. According to Simon Burrows of Leeds University, a criminal... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Asparagus rules in spring gardensits “aphrodisiacal power.” By 1469, asparagus was cultivated in French monaste
Asparagus rules in spring gardens
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
its “aphrodisiacal power.” By 1469, asparagus was cultivated in French monasteries. (I wonder how that happened.) King Louis XVI of France, in the 1600s, dressed in silken splendor when he dined and was so in love with asparagus that he had it... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
On the Kidapawan massacre and ‘daang matuwid’ – Bulatlatphrase “Let them eat brioche (cake),” quoting a French queen – widely believed
On the Kidapawan massacre and ‘daang matuwid’ – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 11 days ago
phrase “Let them eat brioche (cake),” quoting a French queen – widely believed to be Queen Marie-Antoinette, wife of King Louis XVI, but later discovered to be Queen Marie Therese, wife of Louis XIV – who uttered the phrase in response to the... Read more
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express
The world’s most glamorous wedding: Hollywood's own princess Grace Kellytitles which took a full 25 minutes to read out after the short ceremony. Throu
The world’s most glamorous wedding: Hollywood's own princess Grace Kelly
express / Posted 12 days ago
titles which took a full 25 minutes to read out after the short ceremony. Throughout, the couple sat stiffly on high-backed Louis XVI chairs in the presence of just 100 guests. The next day, April 19, 1956, was an event that brought the 370-acre... Read more
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chad
On this day in history – featuring The Simpsons and Chesney HawkesReformation; 1770 – Captain James Cook sights the eastern coast of what is now
On this day in history – featuring The Simpsons and Chesney Hawkes
chad / Posted 12 days ago
Reformation; 1770 – Captain James Cook sights the eastern coast of what is now Australia; 1770 – Marie Antoinette marries Louis XVI of France in a proxy wedding; 1824 – Famous Notts poet Lord Byron died, aged 36. The former Newstead Abbey... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
B. Peterson: A hardware store, Palm Beach style, opens in Phippssame machines, using the same techniques that Mariano Fortuny founded over a ce
B. Peterson: A hardware store, Palm Beach style, opens in Phipps
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
same machines, using the same techniques that Mariano Fortuny founded over a century ago.” His most special piece is the Louis XVI Garland coffee table. It’s produced in solid brass and plated with pewter and gold, Peterson said. “This piece is... Read more
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express
Happy Birthday Ma'am: How the Queen has gained a reputation as a world-renowned diplomatradio broadcast in 1952 (right) Guests at Buckingham Palace had barely laid th
Happy Birthday Ma'am: How the Queen has gained a reputation as a world-renowned diplomat
express / Posted 14 days ago
radio broadcast in 1952 (right) Guests at Buckingham Palace had barely laid their George IV cutlery upon their silver-gilt Louis XVI plates when the President dropped his almighty clanger. They were only beginning to digest their roulade of sole,... Read more
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The Advocate
Jeff Sadow: Wage hike would hurt the poorest worst of all“The Sun King” after the French King Louis XIV, who provided Louisiana with its
Jeff Sadow: Wage hike would hurt the poorest worst of all
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
“The Sun King” after the French King Louis XIV, who provided Louisiana with its name. But it’s Louis’ great-grandson, Louis XVI, and wife Marie Antoinette whom current Gov. John Bel Edwards most resembles on the issue of raising the minimum... Read more
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ABC News
8 Luxurious European Hotels Worthy of Your Bucket Listby a Swedish diplomat to disobey the order, leaving Le Meurice and the rest of
8 Luxurious European Hotels Worthy of Your Bucket List
ABC News / Posted 22 days ago
by a Swedish diplomat to disobey the order, leaving Le Meurice and the rest of Paris standing. Decorated in classic Louis XVI decor throughout, the hotel hasn't changed much through its 200-year history. Its spacious period rooms are... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Once Your Home Goes Italian, It Won't Ever Go Backinto home furnishings. Take their Louis Ghost Chair by Philippe Starck, a postm
Once Your Home Goes Italian, It Won't Ever Go Back
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
into home furnishings. Take their Louis Ghost Chair by Philippe Starck, a postmodern interpretation of the classic Louis XVI armchair: It's a little bit audacious, cast in a clear plastic called "injection-molded polycarbonate," but right... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Paul Ryan, GOP establishment Nosferatugame, either winning or not losing by losing with the right guy. They're expert
Paul Ryan, GOP establishment Nosferatu
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
game, either winning or not losing by losing with the right guy. They're experts at this, just as the mincing courtiers of Louis XVI must have been experts at the minuet of power just before the peasants got wise. The Republican establishment... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Panama Papers: Divorce is a blood sport for the world’s super richsuch as Picasso's "Les Noces de Pierrette" and others by Modigliani, Van Gogh,
Panama Papers: Divorce is a blood sport for the world’s super rich
Dundas Star News / Posted 26 days ago
such as Picasso's "Les Noces de Pierrette" and others by Modigliani, Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and Rothko. It also bought Louis XVI style desks, tables and drawers made by some of Paris's grandest furniture makers. 6. Mansion As the marriage... Read more
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Daily Mail
Thousands gather to call for Icelandic Prime Minister's resignationdescribed as a 'mini Louvre' because it owned owned paintings by Picasso, Van G
Thousands gather to call for Icelandic Prime Minister's resignation
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
described as a 'mini Louvre' because it owned owned paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh and Monet as well as large amounts of Louis XVI style furniture. Leaked emails allegedly reveal that in 2009, as their marriage disintegrated, began to move the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
When divorce comes, the rich really are differentits assets; Xitrans Finance Ltd. owned paintings by Picasso, Modigliani, Van Go
When divorce comes, the rich really are different
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
its assets; Xitrans Finance Ltd. owned paintings by Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and Rothko. It also bought Louis XVI style desks, tables and drawers made by some of Paris’s grandest furniture makers. As the marriage broke down,... Read more
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Dundas Star News
PANAMA PAPERS: When divorce comes, the rich really are differentits assets; Xitrans Finance Ltd. owned paintings by Picasso, Modigliani, Van Go
PANAMA PAPERS: When divorce comes, the rich really are different
Dundas Star News / Posted 27 days ago
its assets; Xitrans Finance Ltd. owned paintings by Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and Rothko. It also bought Louis XVI style desks, tables and drawers made by some of Paris's grandest furniture makers. As the marriage broke down,... Read more
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The News & Observer
When divorce comes, the rich really are differentits assets; Xitrans Finance Ltd. owned paintings by Picasso, Modigliani, Van Go
When divorce comes, the rich really are different
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
its assets; Xitrans Finance Ltd. owned paintings by Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and Rothko. It also bought Louis XVI style desks, tables and drawers made by some of Paris’s grandest furniture makers. As the marriage broke down,... Read more
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Daily Mail
How billionaire husbands including Scot Young used Panama law firmdescribed as a 'mini Louvre' because it owned owned paintings by Picasso, Van G
How billionaire husbands including Scot Young used Panama law firm
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
described as a 'mini Louvre' because it owned owned paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh and Monet as well as large amounts of Louis XVI style furniture. Leaked emails allegedly reveal that in 2009, as their marriage disintegrated, the company began... Read more
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Perth Now
Trump - ‘He’s no politician’: Ivanaand, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to
Trump - ‘He’s no politician’: Ivana
Perth Now / Posted 27 days ago
and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to her framed 1996 “Got Milk?” ad in the Louis XVI-inspired living room — the fireplace blazing on a 70-degree spring day. The 67-year-old former model is sporting a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Trump’s ex-wife spills the beansand, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to
Trump’s ex-wife spills the beans
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to her framed 1996 “Got Milk?” ad in the Louis XVI-inspired living room — the fireplace blazing on a 70-degree spring day. The 67-year-old former model is sporting a... Read more
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Perth Now
Trump’s ex-wife spills the beansand, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to
Trump’s ex-wife spills the beans
Perth Now / Posted 27 days ago
and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to her framed 1996 “Got Milk?” ad in the Louis XVI-inspired living room — the fireplace blazing on a 70-degree spring day. The 67-year-old former model is sporting a... Read more
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News.com.au
Ivana on Trump: ‘He’s no politician’and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to
Ivana on Trump: ‘He’s no politician’
News.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to her framed 1996 “Got Milk?” ad in the Louis XVI-inspired living room — the fireplace blazing on a 70-degree spring day. The 67-year-old former model is sporting a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Trump’s ex-wife spills the beansand, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to
Trump’s ex-wife spills the beans
Adelaide Now / Posted 28 days ago
and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to her framed 1996 “Got Milk?” ad in the Louis XVI-inspired living room — the fireplace blazing on a 70-degree spring day. The 67-year-old former model is sporting a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Trump’s ex-wife spills the beansand, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to
Trump’s ex-wife spills the beans
The Courier Mail / Posted 28 days ago
and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to her framed 1996 “Got Milk?” ad in the Louis XVI-inspired living room — the fireplace blazing on a 70-degree spring day. The 67-year-old former model is sporting a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Trump - ‘He’s no politician’: Ivanaand, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to
Trump - ‘He’s no politician’: Ivana
The Courier Mail / Posted 28 days ago
and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to her framed 1996 “Got Milk?” ad in the Louis XVI-inspired living room — the fireplace blazing on a 70-degree spring day. The 67-year-old former model is sporting a... Read more
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News.com.au
Ivana on Trump: ‘He’s no politician’and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to
Ivana on Trump: ‘He’s no politician’
News.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to her framed 1996 “Got Milk?” ad in the Louis XVI-inspired living room — the fireplace blazing on a 70-degree spring day. The 67-year-old former model is sporting a... Read more
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New York Post
Ivana Trump opens up about how she advises Donald’s campaignand, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to
Ivana Trump opens up about how she advises Donald’s campaign
New York Post / Posted 28 days ago
and, at times, adviser. “I suggest a few things,” says Ivana, lounging next to her framed 1996 “Got Milk?” ad in the Louis XVI-inspired living room — the fireplace blazing on a 70-degree spring day. The 67-year-old former model is sporting a... Read more
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British Vogue
Slimane And Saint Laurent: What Happened?restore floors, décor, a central staircase and the former French geometric gard
Slimane And Saint Laurent: What Happened?
British Vogue / Posted 30 days ago
restore floors, décor, a central staircase and the former French geometric garden. He also collected modernist Art Deco and Louis XVI furniture with which to fill the house. The ateliers had been producing handmade pieces for movie stars and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Romanovs: masterful account of Russia’s doomed royal familygone wrong: there are passages from Nicholas and Alexandra that could be lifted
The Romanovs: masterful account of Russia’s doomed royal family
Guardian Unlimited / Posted a month ago
gone wrong: there are passages from Nicholas and Alexandra that could be lifted from any biography of Marie Antoinette or Louis XVI. Alexandra and Marie Antoinette shared a similar conviction that any anger from the peasantry could be instantly... Read more

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