Thanks to the burgeoning of technology and social media, public opinion is the most powerful political force in the world today.
Even Quinn seemed to have forgotten his desire to go public in the tension of our impromptu to act.
"That was the public health people," Cynthia answered.
Dean figured Fred was making a last ditch effort for a dispensation from his public duty.
However, if it were stigmatized, and public opinion dramatically and pervasively changed, that would force policy change.
While we refrained from tracking our results, when we learned through public media of a success, we celebrated.
Public knowledge noted the arrest resulted from yet another unidentified tip.
Fortunately, after a week or two, the public grew bored with the subject and it slipped away like a bear in winter.
When asked why he now went public with his so-called gift, he replied he was establishing a business to locate missing children.
They'll keep the pressure on the authorities when any of these cases get out of the public eye.
Yes, Ethel confesses to appointment as the tipster's public representative and seems to be accepted as sorts, in the eyes of her growing public of readers.
We may not have made his name public but that doesn't mean no one is looking for him and his motor home.
Did he think I was the tipster, solely because the public consensus appointed the psychic a female?
His mood too good to be snubbed by a mere public servant.
"If I make this bone public there'll be a bushel of paper work," Jake said in his usual keep-it-simple fashion.
That includes data you voluntarily provide so that machines make better suggestions, data it learns about you based on its prior interactions with you, and public data taken from the Internet (your age, for instance).
During his campaign and his time in office, the extent of the effect of his polio was kept from the public, but the fact he had the disease was commonly known.
Parents kept their children at home, especially in the summer, and certainly away from public swimming areas.
Republics consist of codified laws that apply to everyone, regardless of public sentiment.
You could have the libertarian state, the green state, the clothing-optional state, the state with free public housing for all, the state where puns are outlawed, the state with a two-drink minimum, the fiercely pro-business state—even a state that guarantees free speech but requires that you sing your speech like a show tune.
Public opinion is ever more in the peace camp because the vast majority of the economy doesn't benefit financially in times of war.
The rise of public opinion as the most powerful political force in the world.
Next, entire cities banned smoking in all indoor public places, contending a private business's right to allow smoking was trumped by the dangers of exposing patrons to secondhand smoke.
It was a huge shift in public opinion in which no group benefited financially; if anything, financial interests were aligned against this change, just as with tobacco.
Public opinion is a powerful force, and if it is generally a force for peace, then the web magnifies it.
In an article in The Economic Times, a British cabinet office minister said that the United Kingdom government "is determined to have the most ambitious open data agenda of any government in the world ... in order to create public accountability and efficiency in our services and to drive economic and social growth."
Can you imagine the public reaction to that today: A quarter of a million people killed or wounded in a single day?
Many of our houses, both public and private, with their almost innumerable apartments, their huge halls and their cellars for the storage of wines and other munitions of peace, appear to be extravagantly large for their inhabitants.
They mistake who assert that the Yankee has few amusements, because he has not so many public holidays, and men and boys do not play so many games as they do in England, for here the more primitive but solitary amusements of hunting, fishing, and the like have not yet given place to the former.
It is true, we are such poor navigators that our thoughts, for the most part, stand off and on upon a harborless coast, are conversant only with the bights of the bays of poesy, or steer for the public ports of entry, and go into the dry docks of science, where they merely refit for this world, and no natural currents concur to individualize them.
At the present time it is difficult to know the real state of French public opinion.
Who are we to make it public now?
When he finished the chores, he swallowed three aspirins and went outside to shovel the accumulating snow, hoping further activity might dissipate the anger he felt, not only at Shipton, but at himself for losing it in so public and childish manner.
Please respect the private and public ownership of this property and act in a safe and reasonable manner.
Monty, as he became known during his brief public life, succumbed to his injuries.
One note described in two sentences a Sunday trip to the Public Gardens while another mentioned three years had passed since the sisters had seen one another.
The conversations all dealt with public questions.
And I will knock the nonsense out of anybody"-- but probably realizing that he was shouting at Bezukhov who so far was not guilty of anything, he added, taking Pierre's hand in a friendly manner, "We are on the eve of a public disaster and I haven't time to be polite to everybody who has business with me.
Having waited there for Rostopchin who did not turn up, they became convinced that Moscow would be surrendered, and then dispersed all about the town to the public houses and cookshops.
All the horrors of the reign of terror were based only on solicitude for public tranquillity.
Many other victims have perished and are perishing for the public good--and he began thinking of his social duties to his family and to the city entrusted to him, and of himself--not himself as Theodore Vasilyevich Rostopchin (he fancied that Theodore Vasilyevich Rostopchin was sacrificing himself for the public good) but himself as governor, the representative of authority and of the Tsar.
But next day no news arrived from the army and the public mood grew anxious.