“Gadhafi praised Prime Minister Gordon Brown and members of the royal family by name for what he described as influencing the decision to let the terminally ill Abdel Baset al-Megrahi return home to die.”
“Is foreign bank intervention key in influencing the value of the dollar?”
“Totally not ashamed to say that Jack/Sam Waterston's politics MAY have played a role in influencing mine, at least in high school.”
“Anyone who questions the importance of democratic deficits in influencing the wealth of societies may want to compare the quality of democracy in poor and wealthy countries.”
“It's well known that the media and celebrity play a mega role in influencing consumer buying trends.”
“At the very least, it means that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's propaganda campaign about TARP saving the world at virtually no cost (perhaps even a "profit") is nonsense -- despite its success in influencing the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times.”
“Leaders" are basically individuals (sometimes, families or groups) who are dominant in influencing, but certainly not necessarily controlling, events.”
“But it's not just what politicians can get people to believe, it's what everyone who has an interest in influencing opinions can get people to believe.”
“Recently, though, a few scholars have taken a look at Wright's architecture while he was involved with her and have acknowledged Mamah Cheney's role in influencing the direction of his thinking.”
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